16 March 2020 – State of Emergency declared in Victoria

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence
Level of Jurisdiction: Victoria
Lead People/Agency: Victorian Government

Overview: The Victorian Government declared a State of Emergency.
Full details here: https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/state-emergency-declared-victoria-over-covid-19

Type of Justification: Advice from officials
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: “We are taking these steps, after agreement from the National Cabinet that includes the Prime Minister and all Premiers and Chief Ministers, to contain the spread of coronavirus as much as we can.”