Advice for Campaigning During COVID Restrictions

Campaigning for council elections in October 2020 - Guidelines for coronavirus (COVID-19) 

Guidelines are available from Local Government Victoria for candidates to understand how to comply with the directions of the Victorian Chief Health Officer to stay safe while campaigning. 

This includes advice on permitted campaign activities, safety for campaign teams, basic hygiene and physical distancing.

The Guidelines are available to read here.

Advice on safe campaigning for the October local government elections has been published by Local Government Victoria - Safe Campaign Guidelines - July 2020

These Guidelines will help candidates understand how to comply with the directions of the Victorian Chief Health Officer to stay safe while campaigning.

The Victorian Electoral Commission have released a COVIDSafe election plan (as at 19 August 2020).

Always refer to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for specific information on current restrictions.