The following is an update from Basketball Victoria regarding the announcement of additional restrictions by the Victorian Government on Sunday 2 August.

Metropolitan Melbourne 

From 6pm on Sunday 2 August, Stage 4 Restrictions are in place across Metropolitan Melbourne for the following six weeks. Please visit the DHHS website for further information. These restrictions will be in place until at least Sunday 13 September.

Basketball Victoria will remain in close consultation with Government, our associations and other major stakeholders throughout this period to ensure our sport can return to play in a safe manner as soon as possible.

Current Basketball Restrictions 

All associations and domestic participants

3 August to 13 September

Reactivation Status = RED – 0 

(as per Basketball Victoria Return to Sport Guidelines)

These are challenging times for the whole community, we all have a responsibility to do the right thing and respect the restrictions to ensure we reduce the spread and give ourselves a chance to return to play as soon as possible.

Mental Health and Support Resources 

Remember to look after yourself and others during this time, and always ask for help if you need it.

If you are struggling the following services are available:

  • Lifeline on 13 11 14 and in an emergency, always call triple zero (000).

  • Beyond Blue – 1300 22 4636

  • Kids Help Line – 1800 55 1800

Best Regards,

Nick Honey
Basketball Victoria CEO