Updated 28 April 2022.
Based on health advice, public health and social measures will be eased from 12.01am Friday 29 April 2022. More information can be found here.
Wearing of masks will not be required in most settings, proof of vaccination to certain enter venues is not required and new guides for close contacts without symptoms are also in place.
For venues that proof of vaccination IS still needed - People can also show proof of vaccination either in a digital or paper-based form, along with acceptable forms of identification if they do not use the ServiceWA app to show proof. For more information on proof of vaccination, click here.
If you need a paper copy but don't have access online, read here
COVID-19 Test Isolation Payment Scheme
The COVID-19 Test Isolation Payment was introduced from 5 February 2022, as Western Australia embarks on its safe transition and eases interstate and international borders.
There are various payments available for people affected by COVID-19. Further details are available on the Services Australia website.
Each payment has its own eligibility criteria and some payments cannot be received together.
For detailed information, including eligibility click here
For more information on WA’s current restrictions, as it is updated, click here.
WA remains in a State of Emergency. Some important measures remain in place to help keep WA safe.
No longer mandatory except for high risk settings for people aged 12 years and older (including year 7s) in the following settings:
- on public transport, in taxis and rideshare vehicles and other passenger transport
- hospitals, residential aged care and disability service facilities, and correctional facilities.
Masks are encouraged where physical distancing isn’t possible.
The 2sqm rule and capacity limits has been removed for all venues and businesses.
COVID Vaccination proof requirements
- No longer required to enter venues and businesses
- Still required to visit hospitals and residential aged care facilities
- Mandatory workplace vaccination requirements will remain in place.
- ServiceWA can be used to help keep you proof of vaccination in one place when checking in to venues.
Aged Care & Hospitals
- Visitation at residential aged care facilities, residential disability care facilities and hospitals limited to 2 visitors per patient/resident per day
- Exemptions apply for compassionate reasons
- Visitors are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccinations and wear a mask.
Remote Aboriginal Communities
Check the Remote Aboriginal communities travel page before travelling through remote areas in WA.
- There are strict travel restrictions in place for travel to some remote Aboriginal communities, more vulnerable to COVID-19 than other Western Australians. It’s important to plan your trip to help navigate through remote areas and avoid entering restricted areas.