The Alternative Rock Movement will be banned from performing in the capital’s music venues, the Victorian Government announced on Thursday.
Key points:The Victorian Government says the ban will apply to all venues and bars, including those in bars and restaurantsThe ban will be effective from August 21, 2019The Victorian Police Force has been informed about the moveThe move comes after two of Melbourne’s biggest clubs were hit with bansThe ban applies to all events held at venues and venues that are located in any area where people congregate and that have a capacity of 30 or more people, including bars and clubs.
The Victorian Attorney-General said venues and bar owners will have to be informed about when the ban is effective and can apply for exemptions.
“The prohibition will apply from August 2021, meaning it will not apply to bars or clubs in any of Victoria’s metropolitan areas, except for those located within 50 kilometres of the CBD, and for events held in those metropolitan areas,” he said.
The ban does not apply in Victoria’s inland waters or on islands.
The Federal Government is also considering banning the Alternative Rock movement.
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