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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

8 July 2020: Restrictions have been placed on cross-border between Victoria and South Australia. We'll provide an update on what this means for the CPV industry when we can. Read more.

7 July 2020: Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire will return to Stage 3 Stay at Home restrictions from 11.59pm on Wednesday 8 July 2020. Read more.

7 July 2020: The border between Victoria and New South Wales will close at 12.01am on 8 July 2020. We're working to get information on what this means for the CPV industry and will provide an update as soon as we can. As it becomes available the NSW Government will provide more information on the border restrictions here.

All scheduled appointments at the CPVV Quality Assurance Centre at Tullamarine have been cancelled until further notice, for the safety of drivers, staff and the wider community. Critical compliance activity will continue. For more information, find the best way to contact us here.

As coronavirus continues to spread around the world, we know many members of the commercial passenger industry – and those who use their services – will have concerns about how to protect themselves and others.

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Frequently asked questions

Guidelines for transporting high risk and COVID-19 positive passengers in commercial passenger vehicles

These guidelines outline the minimum requirements for PPE, cleaning and the disposal of waste for a commercial passenger vehicle (CPV) that is being used to transport high risk and COVID-19 positive passenger(s). These guidelines should be used in conjunction with other operational controls to ensure the health and safety of the driver, passenger and community.

Industry update meetings

CPVV is holding regular briefings for booking service providers on the COVID-19 situation. Minutes are available here.

The latest government advice on coronavirus

  • The Department of Health and Human Services - Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) page is the best place to start for the latest government advice on coronavirus
  • The Australian Government has useful updates here
  • Safe Work Australia has resources for workplaces in the taxi and ride share services industries on COVID-19, work health and safety in general and workers’ compensation
  • COVID-19 translated information for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, health professionals and industry can be found on the Department of Health and Human Services website
  • The Smart Traveller website has a simple tool to check the risk level in individual countries.
  • The Australian Government Coronavirus app provides up to date official information and advice. The app is available for iOS and Android.

Videos, posters and other resources

Business advice

The following websites have useful information for business owners affected by coronavirus (COVID-19):

Australian Government

Victorian Government