Wodonga residents cannot leave home and travel to work in Albury unless they are essential workers.
Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines said the cross-border commissioner Luke Wilson had clarified Victorians deemed 'essential workers' could attend work in both NSW or Victoria.
However, Wodonga residents whose work is not essential cannot leave home to work in Victoria or NSW.
A full list of essential workers can be found here.
Member for Benambra Bill Tilley confirmed similar information online on Saturday.
The Department of Health confirmed essential workers were allowed to leave home to undertake work and could travel interstate if the state's border restrictions allow it. A spokesperson said they would be adding the information to their website shortly.
Friday's lockdown announcement left border residents scrambling for answers, with reports many received conflicting advice from the coronavirus hotline.
One Wodonga resident was left frustrated after fruitlessly scouring the DHHS website and contacting local members to get an answer as to whether she could attend work in Albury on Monday.
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After calling the coronavirus hotline on 8am on Saturday and waiting for 20 minutes, she was told to leave her name and someone would contact her.
But 30 hours later, no one had responded.
Despite many Wodonga residents being unable to travel to Albury for work, regional MPs have travelled to Melbourne in anticipation of this week's parliamentary sitting.
Two North East MPs were critical of the decision for parliament to physically sit during the five-day lockdown, with Tania Maxwell saying it was putting everyone at risk.