Updates to COVID Safety Plans

6 July 2021:

Transitional restrictions are in effect from 12.01am Tuesday, 6 July 2021 until 12.01am Monday, 12 July 2021

Masks mandatory: Indoors including in the workplace

Places of Worship: 150 people limit and 2sqm rule

28 June 2021:  

Perth Metropolitan and Peel Region: Four (4) day lockdown

The Premier has this evening advised that from 12.01am, Tuesday, 29 June 2021, Perth and the Peel Region will enter into a four (4) day lockdown until 12.01am, Saturday, 3 July 2021.

Places of worship in the Perth metro and Peel region are to close.

15 May 2021

Post-lockdown transition: The easing of restrictions for the Perth and Peel regions from 12.01am, Saturday 8 May, 2021 to 12.01 am Saturday 15 May 2021 will be in place as follows:
• places of worship can reopen to 100% capacity;

Places of worship are now exempt from the 2 square metre rule and are able to operate at 100 per cent capacity of a space being used for formal worship.

Contact Registers

Churches, chapels and Mass centres are required to keep Contact Registers as part of their COVID Safety Plans. This is mandatory.

Any person aged 16 years and over who attends a place of worship, including patrons, staff, volunteers and contractors will be required to register their contact details. The details required for the contact register include: name, contact number, date and arrival time at the venue.

Records are not required to be collected for children under 16 years.

Transition Out of Lockdown 12 February 2021

A message from The Most Rev Timothy Costelloe SDB Archbishop of Perth

Today, Premier Mark McGowan has advised that all Transition Out of Lockdown restrictions for the Perth metropolitan and Peel regions will end at 12.01am on Sunday, 14 February 2021.
This means that from 12.01am on Sunday, 14 February 2021 masks will no longer be required to be worn either inside or outside, there will be no travel restrictions in WA (except for remote Aboriginal communities) and the 4 square metre rule will be discontinued.

Click here to read the message

5 February 2021
Revised Directives within the  Catholic Archdiocese of Perth
from The Most Rev Timothy Costelloe SDB Archbishop of Perth

Transition Out of Lockdown – Perth metro, Peel and South West

Click here to read the Revised Directives

Updates to COVID Safety Plans

Places of worship are now exempt from the 2 square metre rule and are able to operate at a 60 per cent capacity.
On Wednesday, 25 November 2020 the Western Australian Government announced that from Saturday, 5 December 2020 identified Western Australian businesses and venues will be required to maintain mandatory Contact Registers for staff and patrons for the purpose of COVID-19 contact tracing by the WA Department of Health, should it be required.

Contact Registers

Churches, chapels and Mass centres are required to keep Contact Registers as part of their COVID Safety Plans. This is mandatory.

Any person aged 16 years and over who attends a place of worship, including patrons, staff, volunteers and contractors will be required to register their contact details. The details required for the contact register include: name, contact number, date and arrival time at the venue.

Records are not required to be collected for children under 16 years.

Click here to read the Archbishop’s Revised Directives from 27 November 2020.

Click here to read the WA Government’s media release on this requirement for contact registers from 25 November 2020

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