Visitors are permitted at Austin Health sites with some restrictions. Find out more about our visitor restrictions.
19 July 2022
With the increasing cases of COVID-19 in the community, we are making further changes to our visitor policy to help reduce the risk to our patients and staff.
From Wednesday 20 July, each patient can have one visitor each day for a maximum of two hours during the visiting hours periods (11am-1pm or 5pm-7pm). All visitors are required to wear a hospital-provided N95 mask unless they have a valid mask exemption.
Exemptions to the visitor policy remain in place for some patients, including children under the age of 18, patients receiving end of life care and those requiring assistance with translation.
We understand how difficult these changes are for patients and their families and we appreciate your understanding. Please continue to be considerate and respectful of our staff as they care for your loved ones.
For more information and a full list of exemptions, please see: visiting hours.