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09 June 2021
A Horsham business manager is reminding people the State Government’s mandatory Service Victoria QR requirements will be ‘part of our life for the future’.
Horsham Plaza manager Allison Roberts said the conditions were challenging for everyone, ‘but rules are in place to keep us all safe’.
Member for Lowan Emma Kealy joined Mrs Roberts at the plaza last week to clarify some queries from Horsham Plaza traders.
“You have to QR code check-in at retail businesses, including supermarkets, even if only making a fleeting visit,” Ms Kealy said.
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“Businesses are obliged to offer an alternative if you don’t have a smart phone or otherwise can’t use a QR code – this can be an iPad to help you check in, or pen and paper if necessary.” Customers must now check in whenever they attend a venue – a minimum of 15 minutes will no longer apply.
Mrs Roberts said the plaza was adhering to the rules.
“We want everyone to look after each other and be respectful to all,” she said.
“QR codes are a part of our life for the future.
“We also suggest to anyone with elderly parents, or family members who are not tech savvy, that they assist these people to put the Service Victoria App on their phones and give guidance on using the QR codes.
“Some people might not have data on their phones and this might need to be addressed.”
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