Melburnians travelling to alpine areas will not longer have to be COVID tested before arriving, when restrictions ease at 11.59pm tomorrow.
The change is part of a raft of restrictions set to ease statewide.
While it is no longer mandatory to be tested before visiting the alpine region, the government still recommending people get tested, especially if they are staying overnight.
Acting Premier James Merlino said Victorians had earned a break and restrictions would ease in regional and metro areas so 'Victorians can get together'.
He said the changes would remain in place for at least two weeks' time.
No new cases of locally acquired COVID-19 were recorded in the past 24 hours.
Victorians can have 15 people to their home and 50 people can gather outside in a public place.
The cap for funerals are weddings will be lifted to 300.
Masks must still be worn inside.
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Players, parents and spectators can attend outdoor community sport within a cap of 1000 people.
Dance floors remain closed but theatres can reopen at 50 per cent capacity or 1000 people.
Mr Merlino encouraged Victoria's to travel to regional areas.
"If you're taking some time off over the next few weeks, go out and explore your state," he said.
"Head to the bush, stay at the beach, shop in a small town, and buy Victorian made.
"And everywhere you go remember to check in using the Service Victoria QR code, this is the best seat belt we need as we open up the state."
His announcement came as NSW authorities further restricted their state and advice residents from Greater Sydney not to leave the area as the city moves into tighter restrictions from 4pm today following another 23 cases recorded in the past 24 hours.
Those residents in Sydney, Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Shellharbour, can not have any more than five visitors to household including children from 4pm today until midnight Wednesday when restrictions will be re-assessed.
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