COVID-19 coronavirus: State of Emergency Declarations

Latest information on the measures being taken to protect the community and minimise potential impacts of COVID-19.

Last updated: 3 June 2020 at 11.59pm

Western Australia Declaration of State of Emergency and Public Health Emergency

The Government of Western Australia has declared a State of Emergency and a Public Health Emergency in response to COVID-19 coronavirus.

Message from the State Emergency Coordinator, Commissioner of WA Police, regarding COVID-19.

Regional travel

Travel within WA has been restricted, this applies to travel between regional areas, including additional restrictions for Goldfields-Esperance, remote Aboriginal communities and the Kimberley. Exemptions are specified in the relevant directions.


Any other direction relating to the Emergency Management Act 2005 (WA).

Western Australian Government response

We understand there is considerable public concern. We are taking the situation very seriously and implementing measures to protect the community and minimise potential impacts of COVID-19. Western Australians should be reassured we have the ability and capability to respond and recover from a pandemic situation.

COVID-19 coronavirus: Western Australian Government response

Revoked or superseded directions 

Revoked and superseded COVID-19 coronavirus State of Emergency Declarations and Directions.


Page reviewed 4 June 2020
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