Covid-19 Update 6 May 2021
From 12:01am Saturday 8 May 2021 until 12:01am
Saturday 15 May 2021, the following restrictions will apply for
bars, pubs, taverns and restaurants return to the one in 2 square metre
rule (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 2sqm rule – whichever is greater)
- The requirement to remain seated is removed
- The casino gaming floor and nightclubs can reopen, subject to
the 2sqm rule.
- Major stadiums, including Optus Stadium, RAC Arena, HBF Park
and HBF Stadium – Main Arena can operate at 75 per cent capacity, with
- 200-person limit on weddings and funerals. People who wish to
have more than 200 people must apply for an exemption by completing the
Weddings and funeral exemptions form and emailing it to DoH.WeddingsFunerals@health.wa.gov.au
Masks are only required in the following settings:
- Aged care and disability facilities
- Large events with more than 1,000 people
limit in all homes, for private indoor or outdoor gatherings.
- Four personal visitors permitted per patient per day in a
hospital, aged care or disability facility, with masks mandatory.
Anyone who has been
in Perth or Peel in the previous 14 days but has since travelled to another
region must also wear a mask, subject to the above conditions.
Register of interest open for
The WA Government has today revealed more information
on the $2,000 Small Business Lockdown Assistance Grants program, which is
designed to assist small businesses in the Perth and Peel regions affected by
the recent lockdown and subsequent restrictions.
Businesses are encouraged to express their interest now to be notified when
online applications open later this month. Click here to register now.
Eligible businesses must:
- Have an
Australia-wide payroll of less than $4 million
- Be registered for GST purposes
- Be able to demonstrate losses incurred for perishable goods,
cancellations or other unforeseen costs as a result of the ANZAC Day long
weekend lockdown and subsequent restrictions.
Please complete the Expression of Interest form to be kept up to date
when grant applications open.
The program will be jointly managed by the Small Business Development
Corporation and the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural
more information on how to manage disruption to your business as a result of
the COVID-19 pandemic.
venue signage can be found here