Welcome to Australian Hostels Association, WA

Restrictions relaxed from 29 April 2022.

From 12:01am on Friday 29 April 2022, the following will apply across WA:

  • All capacity and density limits will be removed, including the 1 in 2 square metre rule
  • The indoor mask mandate will be removed
  • The requirement on patrons to produce proof of vaccination will be removed
  • Major venues such as (Optus Stadium and RAC Arena) can return to full capacity
  • Asymptomatic close contacts will no longer have to isolate for seven days, but will be required to undertake a daily RAT test, wear a mask outside the home and avoid high-risk settings.
  • G2G passes will no longer be required
  • Proof of vaccination will not be required for interstate travellers entering WA


Mandatory workplace vaccination requirements to remain in place, meaning hospitality staff are required to comply with the government's vaccination policy.

Close contacts with no symptoms will not be required to isolate, but must wear a mask outside of the home, avoid high-risk settings, take a daily RAT test, work from home where possible, avoid non-essential gatherings and contact with at-risk people, and should inform their employer of their close contact status. Close contacts with symptoms must continue to test and isolate as per existing requirements.

While masks will no longer be mandatory in hospitality venues, they will still be required for people aged 12 years and older:


  • on public transport, in taxis and rideshare vehicles and other passenger transport airports
  • in hospitals, residential aged care and disability service facilities, and correctional facilities


A range of venue posters can be found on our website here.


Australian Hotels Association (WA)

P 08 9321 7701

F 08 9321 7730

E exec@ahawa.asn.au 

38 Parliament Place
West Perth WA 6005

PO Box 660
West Perth WA 6872

Training Enquiries

08 9321 7701

E admin@ahawa.asn.au

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