WA COVID-19 Travel Update Thu, December 10, 2020 - 12:28 PM

Western Australia is currently in Phase 4 of the WA Government’s COVID-19 WA roadmap meaning;

  • There is no limit on the number of patrons permitted in a venue, however, the 2 square metre rule and physical distancing apply.
  • At WA’s major sport and entertainment venues, a 50 per cent capacity rule applies. Unseated performances are permitted at venues such as concert halls, live music venues, bars, pubs and nightclubs.
  • As of Saturday, 24 October, the maximum capacity for a seated performance or seated entertainment that is ticketed and takes place in a seated entertainment space is 60 percent. 

COVID 19 and Events in WA  

  • Events of more than 500 people that require a Local Government Authority approval must be supported with COVID Event Guidelines and COVID Event Plans.
  • COVID Event Guidelines and Plans ensure event organisers play their role in keeping Western Australians safer, reduces the potential risk and spread of COVID-19 and gives event-goers more confidence to attend and participate in events.
  • The COVID Event Plans will need to consider and identify public health measures to ensure the safety of patrons including physical distancing requirements, hygiene and cleaning regimes, and staff management.
  • If you are planning or staging an event, please ensure you continue to follow the Department of Health advice, comply with the guidelines and has acquired the necessary approvals.
  • Important links and information;

For further information, please check the Department of Health for up-to-date advice - and keep in touch with your local government for the necessary approvals.

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