Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Melbourne

August 5, 2021

Location: Victoria

Event:  Lockdown in Victoria for seven days. The Victorian government announced on August 5, 2021, a 7-day lockdown for all of Victoria starting at 8:00 pm on August 5, 2021, through Thursday, August 12, 2021.

The restrictions require staying at home except for when engaged in essential activities. When outside the home, residents will be required to wear masks. For more information, please see

The U.S. Consulate General in Melbourne will be closed for routine consular services during this time. U.S. citizens in need of critical emergency services should contact

Actions to Take: