Legal issues during COVID-19

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Youthlaw factsheet (updated on 10 November 2020)

This fact sheet has information that might help you with common legal issues facing young people during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our fact sheet is up-to-date as of 10 November 2020. We recommend you check here for the most up to date COVID-19 information from the Department of Health and Human Services.

Mask Infographic, As At 12/10/2020

There are new rules regarding face mask usage in Metropolitan Melbourne. You must wear a mask that is fitted around the nose and mouth. You can no longer use only a scarf, bandana or just a face shield. Here is a helpful guide we have created, or, if in doubt, visit this website.

If you can’t find the answer to your question here, please call to speak to a lawyer on 03 9113 9500 or send an email to and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.