The restrictions changing in Victoria as pathway out of lockdown revealed

Victoria's coronavirus lockdown has been extended until approximately September 23 – the date when 70 per cent of Victorians are expected to have received at least one vaccine dose.

While Victorians will be able to enjoy greater freedoms once the target is met, Premier Daniel Andrews confirmed there would be minor changes to the current rules as of 11.59pm on September 2.

Here is the state's plan to exit lockdown and what's changing:

LIVE UPDATES: Victoria's pathway out of coronavirus lockdown

People exercising at Albert Park Lake in Melbourne.

Playgrounds reopen

From 11.59pm on September 2, playgrounds will reopen with strict rules.

They will open for children aged under 12 only and only one parent or carer is permitted at the grounds.

Adults are not allowed to remove their masks to eat or drink. Playgrounds will also have QR codes for checking in.

Home care

In-home care, such as babysitters, will be expanded to school-aged children, but only if both parents are authorised workers.

Restriction changes once 70 per cent vaccine threshold met

Once Victoria reaches the vaccine threshold of 70 per cent, the five-kilometre travel radius will expand to 10-kilometres. This means Victorians will be able to shop and exercise further away.

Victorians will be able to exercise for an additional hour, for up to three hours a day.

Outdoor personal training will be permitted with up to two people plus the trainer.

Outdoor communal gym equipment and skateparks will also reopen.

Private inspections of unoccupied premises – for the purchase of a new house or end of lease – will be permitted, but only one household may attend at a time. The agent must stay outdoors during the inspection.

Construction sites will also be able to increase to 50 per cent capacity where 90 per cent of their workforce have received at least one vaccine dose.

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