A group of party-goers in Melbourne have been hit with massive fines for breaking COVID-19 restrictions.

Police caught on to the rave at Point Cook after revellers featured the party on Snapchat, inviting others to join the party.

11 people copped fines totalling $18,000 in total, shutting down the party in the process.

The footage of the party was accompanied with the phrase “Melbourne place to be!! Undoubtedly!!!!”.

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Victoria Police have so far issued 88 fines and have conducted more than 5,000 checks on COVID-19 restriction adherence around the state.

The news comes as Victoria recorded another 270 new cases of the virus yesterday.

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