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Where to buy masks in Melbourne and Victoria

With masks set to become mandatory in some areas of Victoria, we’ve rounded up where you can get your hands on one.

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Some sellers will charge prices far above the average, also known as "price gouging". We encourage consumers to be vigilant about unusually high prices, and compare your options before making a purchasing decision.

As a second wave of COVID-19 rocks Melbourne, the Victorian Government has updated its health advice regarding the use of masks.

Under Victorian regulations, it's mandatory for everyone to wear face masks or coverings in public (face shields don't qualify). Non-compliance can result in a fine of $200. In NSW, face masks are now encouraged, but not mandatory. More details in Finder's complete guide to face mask rules in Australia.

As masks are now in high demand, we've rounded up a list of stores helping Victorians to get their hands on one quickly. We'll update this list regularly to reflect stock levels. Currently suppliers have indicated there is little risk of a stock shortage.


Sites to buy masks in Melbourne and Victoria

  • eBay
  • Chemist Warehouse
  • ASOS
  • Amazon
  • Australian Face Masks
  • The Friendly Mask Company
  • The Eco Mask
  • Face Masks For Sale
  • Dick Smith
  • Officeworks
  • Bunnings
  • Kmart
  • Culture Kings
  • Revolve
  • Clinical Supplies
Victorian stores stocking masks

  • MaskPac
  • Ah-Choo Australia
  • Cibi
  • Yarli Creative
  • East Coast Face Masks
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Heroes Wear Masks
  • SisterWorks
  • By Kinsman
  • The Social Studio

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Stores offering fast delivery or click and collect

SParms Summer Face Masks (Reusable)

SParms Masks are cool, breathable, lightweight, sophisticated design with copper or silver nano technology.

  • V2 and V3 are good picks for summer
  • A mask will be donated for every mask sold online
  • Free shipping on orders over $49 Australia-wide
Go to SParms' website

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Clear Collective

Sydney-based brand Clear Collective stocks a range of reusable and disposable masks for adults and kids in a great range of styles.

  • Free shipping on orders over $100.
  • Afterpay is available.
  • Australian made.
Go to Clear Collective's website

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Masks For Change

Melbourne-based business Masks For Change stocks a great range of protective mask options, including active masks and kids designs.

  • Free tracked shipping for all orders over $25
  • Fast dispatch within 1 business day
  • $1 from every mask sale donated to Reach Out Australia
Go to Masks For Change's website

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Quality Medical Supplies

Quality Medical Supplies stocks KN95 masks that are typically shipped within 1 - 3 business days.

  • Shipping 1 - 3 business days
  • Australian owned
  • Flat rate of $15 Australia-wide
Go to Quality Medical Supplies' website

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Australian Mask Specialist

Get guaranteed quality masks that ship in just a few days from Australian Mask Specialist.

  • Available in packs ranging from 2-20x
  • Fast dispatch time of 1-2 days
  • Delivery available Australia-wide
Go to Australian Mask Specialist's website

Breathe Easy Australia

Breathe Easy Australia stocks a variety of simple cotton masks with easily adjustable fits. Each mask also comes with 4 filter inserts, with each filter designed to last for 7 days.

  • Free shipping on orders over $150
  • Durable and washable
  • Replaceable filters
Go to Breathe Easy Australia's website

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AP Surgical

PPE experts AP Surgical offer a great range of high quality, competitively priced gear including surgical, KN95 and N95 face masks.

  • TGA approved and CE certified
  • Available in bulk orders
  • Surgical face mask, KN95 mask, hand sanitiser and isolation gowns are available
Go to AP Surgical's website

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Affordable Masks

Affordable Masks stocks surgical masks in packs of 50. Each mask features a hypoallergenic inner layer to prevent skin irritation, making them great for those with sensitive skin.

  • Certified by TGA Australia
  • Masks tested and certified to international standards
  • Hypoallergenic
Go to Affordable Masks' website

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Maskedwarriors (In Stock)

Maskedwarriors offer high quality disposable face masks made from 3 layers of non-woven fabric for superior coverage and protection. With comfortable built-in wire to fit perfectly and to avoid fogging up your glasses.

  • Breathable triple pleat with comfortable ear loops
  • Available in black and blue colors
  • Great for everyday - single use recommended
  • Bulk buy available
Go to Maskedwarriors' website

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THE ICONIC

Fashion giant THE ICONIC stocks an assorted range of face masks, including washable options. It also offers same day shipping to some areas and express shipping to others, helping you to get your hands on a mask sooner.

  • Afterpay available
  • Same day shipping available in some areas
  • Free shipping on orders over $50
Go to THE ICONIC

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eBay

While shipping times will vary, online giant eBay has a range of masks on offer that can be sent via Express Post. It also allows you to filter your search by guaranteed delivery date so you can see which products will arrive the fastest.

  • Free delivery on millions of eligible items with an eBay Plus membership
  • Easily compare prices
  • New products added daily

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Chemist Warehouse

Stocking a range of surgical and KN95 mask options, Chemist Warehouse makes it easy to stock up for less. Each order can either be express shipped or picked up in-store through Click & Collect.

  • Free pick up in store
  • Afterpay available
  • Zip Pay available

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ASOS

Popular fashion retailer ASOS has a great range of masks available in both men's and women's styles. While regular delivery may take some time, you can opt to have your order express shipped and delivered within 2-3 days.

  • Afterpay available
  • Free express shipping for Premier Customers
  • Klarna available

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Amazon

As with eBay, Amazon's delivery times will vary, but select products are available for fast delivery. Be sure to check the arrival date on the product page before you buy.

  • Free delivery on millions of eligible items with an Amazon Prime membership
  • Easily compare prices on similar products
  • Huge product range

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Australian Face Masks

Australian Face Masks sells masks in a great range of sizes, helping you to achieve a comfortable fit.

  • Offers same-day shipping
  • Free shipping on orders of 4+ masks
  • Afterpay available

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The Friendly Mask Company (In Stock)

Australian owned and operated business The Friendly Mask Company specialisies in providing quality and affordable surgical masks.

  • Fast shipping Australia-wide and free shipping on orders over $99
  • Wholesale and bulk pricing available
  • ASTM Level II Grade Surgical Masks

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The Eco Mask (In Stock)

Stocking both kids and adults masks, The Eco Mask can have your order delivered to you within 1-2 business days when you pay for express post delivery.

  • Kids sizes available
  • Reusable and P2 options available
  • Australian made

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Face Masks For Sale

Australian owned company Facemasksforsale.com.au offers same day dispatch on a range of CE & FDA approved face masks.

  • Same day dispatch
  • Australian owned and operated
  • Bulk discounts apply

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Dick Smith

Dick Smith has a huge selection of masks available in both kids and adults sizes. Quick delivery is guaranteed for those living in Victoria, with orders set to leave the warehouse within 1-2 days.

  • Bulk packs available
  • TGA-approved masks

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Officeworks

Officeworks sells a range of mask variations that can be delivered next day or picked up in store for free.

  • Free shipping on orders over $55
  • Next day delivery available for in-stock items
  • Afterpay available

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Bunnings

Bunnings stocks both P2 and disposable masks that can be delivered within 2-5 days or picked up via click and collect.

  • Price-beat guarantee
  • Click and collect available
  • Zip Pay available

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Kmart

If you're looking for affordable face masks, Kmart stocks multipacks that can be picked up in-store through click and collect.

  • Afterpay available
  • Zip Pay available
  • Free click & collect on orders over $20

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Culture Kings

Streetwear retailer Culture Kings stocks a range of disposable and cotton masks, along with bandana and snood options for both men and women. Pay for express shipping and get your purchase delivered within 1-3 business days.

  • Masks ship within a few hours
  • Express shipping available
  • Afterpay available

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Revolve

Luxury fashion retailer Revolve stocks a variety of fun and stylish masks. While shipping times vary, some masks can be delivered within 2-3 days so make sure to check the estimated delivery time on each product page.

  • Afterpay available
  • Free shipping on orders over US$100
  • Live chat available

Clinical Supplies

Clinical Supplies offers a range of government-certified safety gear, including KN95 masks in various pack sizes.

  • TGA, FDA and CE approved KN95 masks
  • Fully stocked warehouse
  • Fully trackable delivery (one to three days)


Victorian stores stocking masks

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MaskPac

Melbourne business MaskPac offers freight delivery on its range of cotton and silk reusable face masks.

  • Afterpay available
  • Australian made
  • Kids sizes available
Go to MaskPac's website

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Ah-Choo Australia

Ah-Choo makes wearing masks fun with over 20 cool designs to express your face. Get 50% off all masks at $9.95 and get a further 20% for 5 or more - free postage.

  • 100% premium cotton (3-ply)
  • One size fits all including children ages 4+
  • High quality, durable, reusable and comfy
  • Super saver bundle deals on plain black masks- $49.95 for 10 pack
Go to Ah-Choo Australia website

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Cibi

Japanese cafe and design warehouse Cibi stocks a huge range of hand-dyed fabric called Tenugui. Tenugui can be used for a range of purposes, including being made into face masks. Head to the online store to see the range of fabric patterns and see how to make it into a protective facemask.

  • Express post available
  • Same day shipping when ordered before 8am
  • Delivered within 3-5 business days (depending on location)

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Yarli Creative

Yarli Creative sells adult face masks printed with original Aboriginal artwork. It is also donating 40% of the presale profits from the masks to Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation Elizabeth Morgan House.

  • $5 local delivery in metro Melbourne
  • Free pick up available from Ringwood HQ store
  • Afterpay available

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East Coast Face Masks

While shipping times are longer than usual, Melbourne-based site East Coast Face Masks has a range of reusable masks for sale. It will also donate $1 from each sale to the Royal Flying Doctors Service.

  • Free delivery on orders over $50
  • Machine washable masks

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Emergency First Aid

Based in Gladstone Park, training organisation Emergency First Aid has a range of TGA approved surgical masks for sale. The masks are available in packs of 10, 50, 100, 250 or 500, making it simple to kit out your home or workplace.

  • Bulk packs available
  • Free shipping on all mask orders
  • Environmentally-friendly material

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Heroes Wear Masks

Quirky face mask brand Heroes Wear Masks creates, prints and sews all of its designs in Carrum Downs, Victoria. Both adult and kids masks are available, with each order typically dispatched within 3 days.

  • $10 flat rate shipping Australia wide
  • Kids sizes available
  • Available in multipacks of 4

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SisterWorks

Social enterprise SisterWorks stocks a selection of reusable, cotton face masks in various designs. It also donates 50% of the profits to the refugee and migrant women who made them, giving you plenty of incentive to shop.

  • Washable, reusable masks
  • Bulk orders available
  • Pick up from Richmond store (VIC) available

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By Kinsman

Fashion label By Kinsman is currently selling masks for both adults and kids in multipacks of two or four.

  • 100% cotton masks
  • Machine washable
  • Express shipping available

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The Social Studio

Melbourne not-for-profit The Social Studio is selling reusable face masks in a range of colours and styles.

  • Free shipping on all orders
  • Not-for-profit
  • 100% carbon neutral delivery through Sendle


Will a mask protect me from COVID-19?

While a face mask will not make you immune to COVID-19, it can stop particles that are released when you cough or sneeze from travelling too far in the air. According to ABC health reporter Olivia Willis, "COVID-19 is mostly spread via respiratory droplets" and "face masks can help to catch some of these fluid splashes".

Face masks also serve as a reminder to stop touching your face, which the World Health Organization has said is important in preventing the transfer of the virus from surfaces to your nose, eyes or mouth.

Masks will not stop you from contracting the virus, so you should continue to adhere to recommendations on personal hygiene and social distancing when wearing one.


How to safely wear and remove a mask

For your mask to be as protective as possible, it is important that it is worn properly. According to the World Health Organization, this means that the mask should cover your nose and mouth and have no gaps around the sides of your face. You should also wash or sanitise your hands before and after touching your mask.

When wearing your mask, you should avoid touching it or taking it off to speak to others. Once you remove your mask, it is advised that you place it in a zip lock bag until you are able to wash it, which you should do after each wear.


How to make a reusable face mask

If you are having trouble sourcing a face mask, you may want to consider making your own. Check out our guide on how to make a face mask at home.


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