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Factsheet: Your rights in full lockdown – Jul 2020

The full lockdown in place in some public housing in inner Melbourne is an urgent and temporary measure to protect the health of residents and the wider community during the COVID-19 pandemic. During full lockdown, your right to come and go freely may be restricted for a limited time, but the government must continue to respect your other rights. This factsheet explains the rights of residents during full lockdown.

The factsheet is currently available in English, Amharic, Arabic, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Somali, Tigrinya and Vietnamese, with audio recordings in Dinka, Nuer and Oromo.

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Level 3, 204 Lygon Street Carlton Victoria 3053

General enquiries

1300 891 848

Enquiry line
1300 292 153 or (03) 9032 3583

1300 152 494

NRS Voice Relay
1300 555 727 then use 1300 292 153

Media enquiries
0447 526 642

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission stands on the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung Peoples of the Kulin Nation. We recognise their cultures, histories, diversity and deep connection to this land and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

Sovereignty has never been ceded – this land always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land.