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WA – COVID Restrictions Update

Published January 31, 2021 (last updated May 9, 2021) Author: Employsure

Latest COVID-19 updates

Restrictions in Perth and the Peel region have broadly been eased. Some restrictions still remain.

Business Restrictions

There are no significant restrictions on businesses, except for:

  • Casino gaming floor and nightclubs can reopen, subject to the 2sqm rule
  • 100-person limit for private indoor or outdoor gatherings
  • 200-person limit on weddings and funerals

Face Mask Requirements

Masks are to be worn on public transport, in hospitals, aged care and disability facilities, and large events with more than 1,000 people.

Exemptions

You are not required to wear a mask if you

  • are a child aged 12 or under
  • have a physical or mental health illness or condition, or disability, that makes wearing a mask unsuitable (for example, a skin condition, an intellectual disability, autism or trauma).

What is the Perth Metro and Peel Region?

The WA Government has an official map of the affected regions.

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Note from Employsure

The above is a general guide to the restrictions in WA. For official and detailed information, please visit the WA Government’s COVID website. If you need further information on how these restrictions impact your workplace as an employer, please get in touch with our advice line or, if you are not a client, we can assist you with free, initial advice on 1300 207 182.

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