COVID-19 Snap Back Community Update

30 April 2021 11:30 AM

The City of Kalamunda will implement a number of transitional measures at its venues as restrictions ease across the Perth and Peel region from 12.01am 1 May to 12.01am 8 May 2021 following last weekend’s three-day lockdown.

From 12.01am Saturday, May 1 seated hospitality venues, including restaurants, cafés, food courts and bars that provide seated service only, can open at 75 per cent capacity or apply the two (2) sqm rule, whichever is greater.

The City’s recreation centres and gyms, community centres, libraries, museum and gallery can open with the two (2) square metre rule in place. Privately-run dance studios, beauty salons, and hairdressers can open with the two (2) square metre rule in place. Indoor and outdoor sport can resume with spectators.

All businesses, workplaces and higher education can reopen, with the mandatory mask rule applying to all school staff and secondary students. Masks are not required for primary school students or for staff when they are teaching.

Certain indoor and outdoor entertainment venues with fixed seating will be able to operate at 100 per cent capacity, this includes theatres, concert halls, cinemas, comedy lounges and performing arts centres. Places of worship can reopen to 100 per cent capacity.

Private gatherings are limited to 30 people and one (1) household visit per day to hospitals, disability or aged care facilities. Weddings and funerals are permitted with the two (2) square metre rule (exemptions required for more than 200 guests).

Masks must be worn in all indoor public venues including at work, when travelling on public transport and outdoor spaces where you can’t physically distance.

Contact registers are mandatory at most businesses and venues. Check in using the SafeWA app or use the paper forms provided at venues.

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