More children return to school
Victorian Government school students will begin a phased return to classrooms from Tuesday and more road, foot and bicycle traffic is likely at drop off and pick up times.
Everyone is reminded that speed zones are currently in operation around schools to create a safe environment for students.
Motorists are urged to be patient, stick to the school speed zone limits and take extra care when driving around schools and allow students to cross the road safely.
Some school speed zones are permanent, while others operate from 8am to 9.30am and from 2.30pm to 4pm on weekdays until the end of Term 2 (26 June).
All school bus services are continuing to operate as normal to help students returning to classes to get to and from school.
Regular Public Transport services are also operating as normal.
We’re cleaning high touch surfaces regularly and deep-cleaning trains, trams and buses every night.
Parents are encouraged to talk to their children about travelling safely by practicing good hand hygiene and cough etiquette, keeping their distance when they can, respecting the clearance zone around bus drivers and not travelling if they’re unwell.
To keep everyone safe, there will be a number of changes to drop-off times and access to school sites.
Please follow advice from your local school regarding drop-off and pick-up arrangements.
For more information on safety measures and the staged return to on-site schooling dates, visit education.vic.gov.au.