Under Stage 4 ‘Stay at Home’ Restrictions the default is that workplaces in metropolitan Melbourne are closed unless the workplace is part of a permitted industry.
Operations at the Port of Hastings while subject to Stage 4 restrictions are classified as a permitted industry.
Where required VRCA staff will continue to be on-site at the Port of Hastings and Port of Geelong to support shipping’s part in keeping Victoria’s supply chains open. VRCA has developed COVID safe workplace plans to for both Hastings and Geelong.
VRCA continues to collaborate with the Department of Transport, wharf and berth operators and port services providers to ensure that trade through Victoria’s regional ports continues.