Return to Sport – 16 August Update

Unfortunately, the Victorian Government, on advice from the Department of Health, has extended the lockdown restrictions for Greater Melbourne with these measures remaining in place until 11:59pm on Thursday 2 September.

RESTRICTION LEVEL

Greater Melbourne
In line with Victorian Government health directives, basketball in Greater Melbourne will remain at the RED-0 REACTIVATION LEVEL as per the Basketball Victoria Return to Sport Guidelines.

Regional Victoria
In line with Victorian Government health directives, basketball in Regional Victoria will remain at the ORANGE-50 REACTIVATION LEVEL within Basketball Victoria Return to Sport Guidelines.

We remain in close communication with the Department of Health and Sport and Recreation Victoria (SRV) to ensure indoor basketball can reactivate as quickly as possible following the current restrictions.

We appreciate your understanding and patience throughout these difficult times.

Please review the Basketball Victoria Return to Sport Guidelines for further information.

Mental Health

This is a challenging period for all in the community. There are a number of resources to help assist you during these difficult times, including the Welcome to Head to Health website – which helps you find digital mental health and wellbeing resources, for yourself or for those in your community – as well as VicHealth’s list of Ten go-to mental health organisations for young people.

For more information about current COVIDSafe settings and the vaccination program, please visit www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au.

RETURN TO SPORT REACTIVATION LEVEL
UNTIL THURSDAY 2 SEPTEMBER AT 11.59PM

REGIONAL VICTORIA

ALL AGES: ORANGE-50

GREATER MELBOURNE

ALL AGES: RED-0

Best Regards,

Nick Honey
Basketball Victoria
Chief Executive Officer

Return to Sport – 5 August Update

The Victorian Government, on advice from the Department of Health, has chosen to enact a snap lockdown for Victoria with these measures staying in effect for 7 days from Thursday 5 August at 8.00pm.

In line with Victorian Government health directives, basketball across Victoria will be placed at the RED-0 REACTIVATION LEVEL as per the Basketball Victoria Return to Sport Guidelines.

There will be no games for Basketball Victoria-managed leagues, there will be more details to follow in regard to resumption in the coming days.

Basketball Victoria recommends that all basketball fixtures scheduled for Thursday 5 August between now and 8pm be cancelled for the best interest of the community.

As with the most recent lockdown, we will be in close communication with the Department of Health and Sport and Recreation Victoria (SRV) to ensure indoor basketball can reactivate as quickly as possible following the current restrictions.

We appreciate your understanding and patience throughout this difficult period.

Please review the Return to Sport Guidelines for further information.

For more information about current COVIDSafe settings and the vaccination program, please visit www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au.

RETURN TO SPORT REACTIVATION LEVEL
Thursday 5 August at 8pm for 7 days

VICTORIA

ALL AGES: RED-0

 

FROM MEBA

As advised this afternoon, Victoria will be entering another 7-day lockdown from 8pm Thursday 5th August.

 

As such, all junior competitions for Friday 6th, Saturday 7th and Monday 9th August are cancelled.