Updated 18 May 2020
The State Government has declared a Public Health Emergency, Human Biosecurity Emergency and a State of Emergency for Western Australia.
How we’re responding
We’re monitoring developments relating to COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) daily and assessing any potential impact on Shire services and events.
We have activated local emergency management arrangements and business continuity plans.
We are planning to maintain current levels of service to residents and businesses during this period and will take advice on all public health matters from the state and federal health departments.
– Council Meetings will be held online
– Postponed all pool and spa safety inspections
Please avoid physical contact where possible by directing all enquiries to 08 9727 0222 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local Help and Support
Volunteering can provide crucial support to people in the community who are impacted by an emergency. Volunteering WA is calling all people who can lend a hand to register their details to become a volunteer.
Help keep the community safe by downloading the CovidSafe app.
For more information visit the Australian Government info page
Stay up to date with the latest information about the spread of COVID-19.
You can get the latest advice by:
Public Gatherings and Events
All existing gathering limits and the 100/300 rule removed gathering limits only determined by WA’s reduced 2 square metre rule the 2 square metre rule will only include staff at venues that hold more than 500 patrons
Protecting yourself and others
You should practise good hygiene and social distancing to prevent the spread of viruses. You should also follow the government’s advice for travellers and advice for public gatherings and visits to vulnerable groups.
To find self-help or peer support groups, visit the My Services online directory. You can search by your own location, or search for services in a major town or city.
- WA Mental Health Commission – COVID 19
- Kids Help Line 1800 55 1800
- Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636
- Lifeline 13 11 14
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Get in touch with someone from the team.