Memo – Little Athletics Victoria

Updated COVID restrictions 25.06.21

  • Restricted Activity Directions (RAD’s)
  • Regional Victoria restrictions
  • Metro Melbourne restrictions

Restricted Activity Directions (RAD’s)


Effective from 11.59pm last night (Wednesday 24th June, 2021), the Victorian State Government (via the Acting Chief Health Officer) released separate RAD’s for Metro Melbourne (No.5) (ref clauses 8(3) and 8(5))and Regional Victoria (No.5) (reference clauses 5(3) and 5(4)). These will remain in effect until 11.59pm on Thursday 1st July 2021 (notwithstanding recent State Government comments that the new restrictions would be in place for a period of 2 weeks). The conditions for the period subsequent to 1st July will be advised at the earliest opportunity.
Little Athletics activities are subject to the protocols outlined in the Stay Safe Directions (Victoria) (No.22)
Note, all in attendance at sanctioned Little Athletics activities must register their attendance via the State Government QR Code service. Further, COVID Safe Officials must be in attendance at all sanctioned activities.

Regional Victoria restrictions

  • Competition and training are permitted to be conducted in Regional Victoria. There are no caps on field/race/event/group sizes.
  • A maximum of 1000 people is allowed at an outdoor venue subject to a density quotient of 1 person per 4 square metres, or 1 person per 2 square metres if a COVID Safe Official is at all entrances to the facility over-sighting attendee’s QR Code registrations.
  • The maximum number of people allowed in indoor spaces is 300, subject to a density quotient of 1 person per 4 square metres, or 1 person per 2 square metres if a COVID Safe Official is at all entrances oversighting attendee’s QR Code registrations.
  • General spectators are permitted.
  • Access to club rooms, change rooms, storerooms and other indoor spaces is permitted, subject to a density quotients outlined previously.
  • Any shared equipment is to be cleaned between users.
  • Canteens can operate within hospitality guidelines.
  • Face coverings must be carried at all times by all persons 12 years and older; face coverings must be worn indoors at all times; they need only be worn outdoors only if physical spacing of 1.5m can’t be maintained.

Metro Melbourne restrictions

  • Competition and training are permitted to be conducted in Metropolitan Melbourne. There are no caps on field/race/event/group sizes.
  • A maximum of 1000 people are allowed at an outdoor venue subject to a density quotient of 1 person per 4 square metres.
  • The maximum number of people allowed in indoor spaces is 300, subject to a density quotient of 1 person per 4 square metres.
  • General spectators are permitted.
  • Access to club rooms, change rooms, storerooms and other indoor spaces is permitted, subject to a density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm.
  • Any shared equipment is to be cleaned between users.
  • Canteens can operate within hospitality guidelines.
  • Face coverings must be carried at all times by all persons 12 years and older; face coverings must be worn indoors at all times; they need only be worn outdoors only if physical spacing of 1.5m can’t be maintained.
  • Restrictions preventing athletes from training and competing with other Centres, organising bodies (such as Division 1, Bayside Cross-Country, Eastern 7s etc) or training groups, have been removed. (effective 18th June)

The LAVic Team