Huge $5,000 fine for any Melburnian who tries to travel to regional Victoria


Huge $5,000 fantastic for any Melburnian who attempts to journey to regional Victoria with no a ‘lawful reason’

Melburnians will be slugged virtually $5000 if caught making an attempt to sneak into regional Victoria below a tough new penalty.

Victoria Police will crack down on regional travel as coronavirus principles ease exterior of Melbourne at midnight on Wednesday.

The $4957 wonderful will apply to any grownup who tries to vacation out of the city with out a lawful excuse.

Deputy Commissioner Rick Nugent said the high-quality was made to discourage people today from Melbourne attempting to operate the gauntlet.

Melburnians will be fined just about $5000 if caught striving to sneak into regional Victoria. Pictured: Victoria Law enforcement and ADF personnel get the job done at a roadside checkpoint in close proximity to Donnybrook, Melbourne, on Wednesday

‘We do not want regional and rural communities to be set at chance by Melbourne metropolitan men and women,’ he instructed reporters on Wednesday.

‘We you should not want the virus to unfold once more.’

Mr Nugent explained police would be examining more autos at roadblocks out of the town, inevitably primary to very long delays.

‘We’ll be examining every motor vehicle that is towing a caravan, a camper trailer or towing a boat or a jet ski, or that has a surfboard or fishing rods,’ he claimed.