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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews Under Scrutiny For Maskless Walk In Melbourne Car Park

Victoria Police have confirmed they are assessing a video circulating on social media of Mr Andrews walking without a mask on as he arrived at parliament on Thursday. 

Victoria Police have confirmed they are assessing a video circulating on social media of Mr Andrews walking without a face mask on as he arrived at parliament on Thursday.

"As the incident is being reviewed by investigators, we will not be providing further comment at this stage," a spokeswoman said.

Mr Andrews was wearing a mask as he was driven into parliament but took it off before he walked to awaiting media.

He also did not wear a mask as he approached media on Wednesday.

Currently, Melburnians aged over 12 must wear a fitted face mask whenever they leave their home, indoors or outdoors, unless a lawful exception applies, including for broadcasting purposes.

In a statement, Mr Andrews said he expected the police to assess his conduct and he would pay a fine if they choose to issue one.

"If they do not issue a fine I will donate the same value to a charity working to support people in this pandemic because whilst this was an oversight, oversights matter - everyone needs to follow the rules and I am sorry it occurred," he said.

Treasurer Tim Pallas defended the premier, who he said has been "pretty diligent in terms of his behaviour" throughout the pandemic.

"I had a brief look at the footage and it looks like he is approaching a camera for the purpose of doing a piece to camera. You are allowed to not wear a mask for that and we will leave it at that," he told reporters at the daily COVID-19 briefing on Friday.