Department of Health

The Victorian Government has introduced a framework specific to pandemics in the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 – Part 8A. For more information about this framework, see Victoria's pandemic management framework.

The Minister for Health can make pandemic orders to protect public health if the Premier has declared a pandemic.

Before a pandemic order comes into effect, a copy of the order is published on this Register. The Register also includes details of any changes made to these orders, including variations, extensions or revocations.

Within seven days of a pandemic order or any change to an order coming into effect, the following documents are also published.

  • A copy of the Chief Health Officer's advice
  • Minister's Statement of Reasons
  • Statement of Charter Considerations

Pandemic Order Register

Reviewed 20 January 2022

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