Following the announcement from Premier Daniel Andrews this afternoon, Victoria will move into Stage 4 Lockdown from 11.59pm tonight (Friday 12th February 2021) until Wednesday 17th February 2021.

We are passing the following information on from Athletics Victoria, Athletics Bendigo and Little Athletics Bendigo about a number of upcoming events that will now be cancelled.

Athletics Bendigo and Little Athletics Bendigo Advice

The following local Athletics Bendigo and Little Athletics Bendigo events are cancelled:

  • Saturday 13 February – AVSL Round 7
  • Saturday 13 February & Sunday 14 February – Little Athletics Regional Championships
  • Tuesday 16 February – Tuesday Night Track Series

Temporary Closure of the Bendigo Athletics Track

The City of Greater Bendigo has directed that recreational facilities under their control are to be closed for all recreation activities during the lockdown period.
This includes the Bendigo Regional Athletics Complex (also known as LUBAC) on Retreat Road, Bendigo where the access gates are to be locked (including swipe card access).
We ask that athletes and track users please respect this decision.

The following Athletics Victoria events are cancelled:

  • Saturday 13 February – AVSL Round 7
  • Sunday 14 February – High Velocity Round 5
  • Sunday 14 February – AV Throwers Round 6
  • Sunday 14 February – Victorian Race Walking Club Meet 9
  • Sunday 14 February – Rare Air Club Meet 6
  • All Coaching Courses scheduled will be postponed

All entries for these events will be reallocated to an alternative date, subject to any further restrictions from the Victorian Government.
For now, we will not be processing any refunds until further advice from the Victorian Government.

Athletics Victoria Track and Field Championships “Weekend 1” – Friday 19, Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 February 

Unless advised by the Victorian Government on or before Wednesday 17th February 2021, Athletics Victoria will do our best to conduct Weekend 1 of the Victorian Track and Field Championships.

However, if there are further restrictions that will impact Athletics Victoria’s ability to conduct Weekend 1  of the Championships, then Athletics Victoria will move “Weekend 1” to Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 March 2021 at Lakeside Stadium.

General COVID Advice

Please also note that from 11.59pm tonight, there are only four reasons to leave your home

  • shopping for the goods that you usually need
  • to provide care or receive care
  • for essential work and services that can not be conducted from home and,
  • for essential education that can not be provided at home.

All Victorians must stay within a 5km radius of your home unless you required essential goods outside of the 5km radius.

Masks must be worn everywhere – with the exception of our homes.

Exercise is permitted up to two hours per day but must be within 5km of your home and you must wear a mask.

No visitors to the home are permitted.