Aboriginal Communities

There are currently strict restrictions for people travelling in and out of remote Aboriginal communities in Western Australia. These restrictions will help protect communities from the spread of the virus:

Is it safe for our Elders to leave the house?

  • Older Aboriginal people have a higher risk of getting very sick with the coronavirus.
  • It’s very important they continue to keep their distance from other people and keep washing their hands.
  • Keep Elders away from other people who are sick, and if you feel sick, keep away from your Elders until you feel better.
  • If your Elders are sick or have an illness, they should stay at home.

Helpful links for more advice 

Healthy WA: COVID-19 Self Isolation information after testing for COVID-19

Healthy WA: COVID-19 Information for Confirmed Case

Health WA: COVID-19 Assistance for people in Quarantine or Isolation

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