An update from the Department of Premier and Cabinet COVID-19 Communications team.
Following the latest health advice, more public health measures will be phased out in WA. The following will come into effect throughout June:
- Returning unvaccinated Australians and permanent residents will no longer be quarantined for seven days on return to WA (effective today – Wednesday, 1 June)
- Mandatory vaccination policy will be updated to only apply to workforces working with the most vulnerable including: (effective Friday, 10 June)
- Healthcare and health support workers in hospitals and primary health care settings;
- Workers in residential aged care; and,
- Workers in residential disability settings.
- Restrictions on travel to remote Aboriginal communities will ease (effective Wednesday, 15 June) however some communities may choose to still apply their own restrictions.
Mask wearing, proof of vaccination and visitor limits in certain settings will remain and continue to be monitored by the Chief Health Officer, as well as isolation and testing requirements for positive cases and close contacts.
For more information on these changes, please see the full announcement on the wa.gov.au website.
In addition, please encourage your staff, customers and stakeholders to:
- Continue practising healthy hygiene habits by wearing a mask as required and regularly washing hands
- Get their free flu vaccine as part of the June blitz at their nearest vaccination clinic location or nearest participating GP or pharmacy.
- Continue sharing our assets amongst your stakeholders, including the On a Roll website, materials from our stakeholder toolkits where relevant, and social media posts.
Thanks for your support.