The Australian Grand Prix circuit is to undergo a number of revisions ahead of November's race that will include a complete resurfacing for the first time since 1995.
Albert Park was scheduled to host the season-opener on March 21 but due to the ongoing restrictions in place surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, it will stage the third-last race of the year on November 21.
The delay will allow for further development work to take place, with organisers opting to revise the layout.
The heavy braking zone at turn nine is to be removed in favour of a high-speed sweeping chicane that follows the north-west shore of the lake.
That will allow drivers to follow more closely into the equally high-speed turn 11-12 complex.
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