Information updated as at 8 November 2022

COVID-19 general information from the Australian Government web site


  • You do not need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test on arrival in Australia
  • You do not need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to travel to and from Australia.
  • You do not need to isolate or quarantine on arrival in Australia
  • Mask wearing on international flights to Australia is no longer mandatory. Travellers continue to be encouraged to consider wearing a mask to reduce their personal risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19.

COVID-19 general information from the Victorian Government web site


  • This is mainly advice about what to do if you test positive for COVID-19 or are a close contact of someone who tests positive.
  • You do not need to wear a mask on public transport, but you are strongly advised to do so.

COVID-19 information for MacRobertson Shield Teams

  • Teams are advised to implement their own plan to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection to individual players and to the whole team. A team plan will generally be more stringent than rules mandated by government.  It will generally involve testing every day for a few days after arriving in Melbourne.
  • A player or official who shows symptoms of COVID-19 is expected to test using a RAT
  • A player or official who then tests positive for COVID-19 is required to self-isolate and report it to the Tournament Manager. The player will be considered a medical casualty for the purposes of the 2022 MacRobertson Shield Regulations.

COVID-19 information for anyone attending the Victorian Croquet Centre (VCC)

  • It is not mandatory for attendees to be vaccinated for COVID-19, but it is strongly recommended
  • Attendees that haven’t been vaccinated are strongly recommended to self-test for COVID-19 before entering the venue
  • Anyone showing symptoms of COVID-19 should produce the results of a negative RAT on entering the venue
  • Attendees are required to follow the COVID-Safe Plan displayed at VCC

Coronavirus Hotline                  1800 675 398