State of Emergency COVID-19

A State of Emergency has been declared in Western Australia under the Emergency Management Act as a result of the coronavirus pandemic that is affecting the entire world and indeed our very own community.

Under WA laws, a number of Directions have been made in the interests of slowing the spread of COVID-19.

 

The Directions impact a number of activities – including travel, gathering sizes and on the operation of businesses.

 

The Directions can be accessed via the WA Government website.

 

Below is a list of Directions that have been made:

 

  • Self-isolation following Interstate
  • Travel Self-isolation following Overseas Travel
  • Directions regarding cruise ships
  • Mass Gatherings
  • Closure of Certain Places of Business, Worship and Entertainment
  • Visitors to Aged Care Facilities
  • Remote Aboriginal Communities
  • Closure of Gun Shops 

For more Directions, and full details, please visit the WA Government website.

 

WA Police Force Commissioner Chris Dawson, who is also the State Emergency Coordinator, has made public comment at a number of media conferences regarding measures taken to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Western Australia.

 

6 April 2020

 

Strict border controls are in place to limit the spread of COVID-19 in WA. You will no longer be able to enter Western Australia after 11.59pm, on Sunday, 5 April 2020 unless an exemption has been granted.  


For more Directions, and full details, please visit the WA Government website.

 

1 April 2020

 

Prohibition on Regional Travel 

As of 11:59pm, 31 March 2020, a Prohibition on Regional Travel is in place. For more information and full details, please visit the WA Government website.

 

WA Police Force has implement precautionary screening processes at Police facilities across the State in order to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Western Australia.

 

In the case of a life-threatening emergency, please call 000. If you require police attendance, please call 131 444. 

 

For all other matters, please go to the Online Services available on this website.