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COVID-19: Update from WALGA President and CEO
9 July 2021

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WA Poised to Return to Pre-Lockdown Conditions from Monday, 12 July
The Premier has indicated that WA is on track to return to pre-lockdown conditions from 12:01am, Monday, 12 June.
Masks will no longer be required.
There will no longer be any capacity or crowd limits, service restrictions or limits on visits to aged care facilities and hospitals. 
Major events of all kinds can resume.
The following remain in place:
  • Mandatory contact registers
  • COVID Safety Plans
  • COVID Event Plans for large-scale events
  • WA’s controlled border
  • Travel restrictions to some remote Aboriginal communities.
The State Government will be providing $3000 lockdown assistance grants to small businesses affected by the lockdown. The grants will also be available to businesses in regional WA. More information on the grants can be found here.
For more information visit the WA Government website or email the COVID-19 Response Team.
Local Government - COVID-19 Vaccine Information Sessions
The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, with the Department of Health, is holding two exclusive information sessions for Local Government Officers and Elected Members.
These interactive webinar sessions will provide attendees with information about WA’s COVID-19 vaccination program, Roll up for WA.  

These sessions will also cover:  
  • COVID-19 vaccines 
  • misinformation and myths about COVID-19 
  • vaccine safety and eligibility 
  • where to go for more information.  
One of the sessions is suitable for local government staff and elected members in metropolitan Perth, and the other in regional WA.   

Bookings are being taken via Eventbrite, so please follow the link below to your preferred session. You will be sent a Teams meeting invitation prior to the event.  

Metropolitan Perth 
Date:      Tuesday, 3 August
Time:     10:00am – 11:00am  
Link:      Metro session 
Regional WA 
Date:      Tuesday, 3 August
Time:     1:00pm – 2:00pm  
Link:       Regional session  
For more information, please contact DLGSC's Kate Rowlands
ONE70, LV1, 170 Railway Parade,
West Leederville, WA 6007
PO Box 1544, West Perth, WA 6872
Tel: (08) 9213 2000 | Fax: (08) 9213 2077
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