Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Here you will find information and guidance about the School’s response to the current outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

This is a rapidly changing situation, so please visit this page for regular updates. This page was last updated 5 August 2020.

If you suspect you may have the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), please call the Victorian Government dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398. Please keep Triple Zero (000) for emergencies only.


Latest update from the Headmaster

Brighton Grammar continues to monitor closely the latest information regarding coronavirus (COVID-19). The School is following the guidance of the Victorian Government in the interest of our students. 




Frequently asked questions

What is coronavirus?

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans. Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new virus that can cause an infection in people, including a severe respiratory illness. The most recently discovered coronavirus causes coronavirus disease COVID-19.


How to stay safe and well: What you need to keep doing

  • Practise good hygiene and regularly and thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water or an alcohol-based sanitiser (over 60% alcohol)
  • Maintain physical distancing, keep at least 1.5 metres away from others
  • Wear a face covering, if you live in metropolitan Melbourne or Mitchell Shire, when you are out for one of the four permitted reasons
  • Don’t go to work if you feel unwell
  • Get tested if you feel unwell. Return home immediately and self-isolate until you receive your results
  • Contact your GP or a health professional if your condition worsens.

For Chinese translations

Visit the Victorian Government’s information page for the Chinese community.