View in your browser
COVID-19: Update for Local Government
28 February 2022

In this issue...

Quick Links

Introduction of Level 2 Public Health Measures
The Premier has announced that WA will move to Level 2 restrictions from 12.01am on Thursday, 3 March. 
The upgraded public health measures of particular significance to Local Government include:
  • 2 sqm rule for public venues such as swimming pools and recreation centres
  • Indoor community sports, as per venue requirements, with no spectators, except for parents and guardians. Outdoor community sports permitted with no spectators, except for parents and guardians.
  • 2sqm rule and 150 patron capacity limit will be introduced for fitness venues, hospitality (seated service only), entertainment venues, galleries and museums. 
  • 2 sqm rule and a 500 person capacity limit for outdoor public venues and events, with mask wearing.
The Premier has indicated that the Level 2 measures are expected to be in place for about four weeks, with a review to be undertaken at the end of March. 
Further information on the Level 2 measures can be viewed here.
Quarantine and Isolation Information
The Department of Health has included further information on Quarantine and Isolation requirements. 
Some useful resources, including what contacts of close contacts should do, are available on the Department of Health website and on the WA Government website.
Consolidated Directions – Critical Workers and Public Health Measures
There have been several amendments to the COVID Transition (Critical Worker) Directions and COVID Transition (Public Health and Social Measures) Directions. 
The unofficial consolidation of the Critical Worker Directions and Public Health and Social Measures Directions can be found here (noting that updated COVID Transition (Public Health and Social Measures) Directions will be issued ahead of the commencement of Level 2 restrictions). 
Webinar: Implementing a Vaccination Policy - Key Considerations  
WALGA is hosting a joint webinar with Samantha Maddern, Partner, Mills Oakley to present on COVID-19 vaccinations for employees and key considerations for employers when deciding whether to implement, and how to implement, a COVID-19 vaccination policy for current and new staff. 
This webinar is suitable for Local Government CEOs, Senior Managers and HR staff.
Date: Friday, 4 March
Time: 10:00am to 10:45am
Venue: Online 
To register, please click here.
ONE70, LV1, 170 Railway Parade,
West Leederville, WA 6007
PO Box 1544, West Perth, WA 6872
Tel: (08) 9213 2000 | Fax: (08) 9213 2077
© Copyright Western Australian Local Government Association 2014

This email was sent to <<Email Address>>
why did I get this?    unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences
WALGA · ONE70, Level 1, Railway Parade · West Leederville, WA 6007 · Australia