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CORONAVIRUS Update

 Last updated 5 July 2021

Transitional restrictions are in effect from 12.01am Tuesday, 6 July 2021 until 12.01am Monday, 12 July 2021 for Perth and Peel, as we continue our safe and sensible pathway to pre-lockdown life.  

People should return to work unless they are vulnerable, and mask-wearing requirements remain in place.

Regional travel is permitted with mask-wearing requirements, except to remote Aboriginal communities.

The following measures are in place:

 

Masks mandatory

  • Indoors including in the workplace

  • Public transport

  • Outdoor areas where physical distancing is not possible

  • Regular exemptions in place, including for medical reasons and primary school aged children or younger

  • Masks are not required when undertaking vigorous exercise indoors or outdoors

 

Gatherings

  • 30-person limit in all home for indoor private gatherings

  • 150-person limit for outdoor private gatherings

 

Events

  • Major stadiums and seated entertainment venues for performances can operate at 50 per cent capacity

  • All other events must comply with 150 patron limit and 2sqm rule

 

Business and venues

  • 150 patron limit and 2sqm rule for:

    • Hospitality

    • Beauty/hairdressing

    • Public venues (swimming pools, recreation centres, outdoor playgrounds, museums)

    • Fitness venues (gyms, pilates, yoga, dance studios). Indoor and outdoor fitness classes permitted, masks mandatory except when doing vigorous exercise  

    • Nightclubs

    • Places of worship.
       

  • Maximum 50 per cent capacity for:

    • Major stadiums, including Optus Stadium, RAC Arena and HBF Park

    • Seated entertainment venues for performances at theatres, concert halls, and cinemas

 

Regional travel

  • Travel permitted into and out of Perth and Peel

  • Anyone who travels outside Perth and Peel or has been in those regions since Sunday, 27 June is required to wear a mask subject to the same mask wearing requirements as those in Perth and Peel

  • Travel to remote Aboriginal communities remains restricted

 

Community sport

  • Permitted to go ahead with spectators

 

Weddings and funerals

  • Limited to 150 guests

 

Hospitals, aged and disability care

  • Maximum of 4 personal visitors per patient per day

  • Masks mandatory for staff and visitors

  • Non-urgent Category 2 and 3 elective surgeries have been postponed in metropolitan public hospitals up to and including Friday, 9 July. People are urged not to contact hospitals directly, as they will be contacted to reschedule.

 

It is vital that all Western Australians ensure they are registering their contact details at businesses and venues where contact registers are mandatory.

The SafeWA app is an efficient and safe way to assist contact tracing if it is required.

For more information visit the Transitional restrictions (Perth and Peel) Frequently asked questions.

Page reviewed 8 July 2021

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Safety and Well Being
As is clear in all forms of media, COVID-19 is having a significant impact globally, at both a medical and economic level.  We are constantly monitoring the advice provided by the authorities, and our clients, to ensure we protect our people.  The safe well-being of our people is our top priority.  


We need to maintain focus, abide by the directions as issued, work together to provide ourselves, our colleagues, our clients and the community with a healthy and safe environment as we combat the impact of COVID-19.


What we are doing
We all have an important part to play to combat COVID-19, as a business we are clearly aligned to the requirements and initiatives of our industry as well as those suggested and mandate by State and Federal Governments.  The below are some of the things Linkforce has implemented across the entire group

  • Implemented strict guidelines around Social distancing, interstate and regional travel in line with State and Federal governing bodies.

  • Implemented COVID-19 pre mobilisation checklist.

  • Temperature testing for essential personal currently still across our working locations.

  • Implemented a Work From Home mandate for non-essential Linkforce personnel.

  • Perth and Regional workshops have been resourced appropriately to ensure conformance to guidelines, as well as being able to service our client’s needs.

  • Direct liaison with clients to provide required services whilst limiting regional travel.

  • Improved communication channels to facilitate effective communicate to our workforce.