COVID-19 coronavirus: What you can and can't do

Information about current restrictions.

Last updated: 22 January 2021 at 1:15pm

Effective 12.01am, Monday, January 25, travel from NSW and Queensland is permitted, subject to 14 days of self-quarantine and COVID-19 testing. See the announcement for more information.

Controlled interstate border

As of 14 November 2020, WA transitioned to a safe and sensible border arrangement based on the latest public health advice.

Find out about WA’s Controlled interstate border measures.

Current restrictions

  • 2 square metre rule (except for seated and ticketed performances at seated entertainment spaces within selected venues and places of worship)
  • Capacity limits for WA’s major venues – Optus Stadium, HBF Park, HBF Stadium – Main Arena, and RAC Arena
  • Restricted access to remote Aboriginal communities
  • Restricted access to residential aged care facilities
  • WA’s controlled interstate border.

Western Australians must continue to keep up physical distancing where possible and use good personal hygiene to better protect themselves and the general health of our community. 

WA businesses are expected to ensure their COVID Safety Plans are updated and continue to be implemented. 

More information

For more information about WA’s Controlled interstate border measures please read our frequently asked questions.

For more information about exemptions for seated performances and places of worship, please read our Exemptions for seated performances and places of worship – frequently asked questions.

WA remains in a State of Emergency, and various restrictions are enforceable by fines of up to $50,000 for individuals and $250,000 for businesses. Police officers also have the power to issue $1000 on-the-spot fines.

Page reviewed 22 January 2021