By Australian Associated Press
Published: 05:59 BST, 16 September 2020 | Updated: 06:00 BST, 16 September 2020
Melburnians will be slugged almost $5000 if caught trying to sneak into regional Victoria under a tough new penalty.
Victoria Police will crack down on regional travel as coronavirus rules ease outside of Melbourne at midnight on Wednesday.
The $4957 fine will apply to any adult who tries to travel out of the city without a lawful excuse.
Deputy Commissioner Rick Nugent said the fine was