Following the detection of another local case in Perth’s northern suburbs, Perth and Peel will enter a circuit-breaker lockdown for a minimum of four days from midnight tonight.
Perth and Peel will go into a 4-day lockdown from 12.01am, Tuesday 29 June 2021 until 12.01am Saturday, 3 July 2021. Masks are mandatory during this period.
People will be required to stay at home unless they need to:
- Work because they can’t work from home or remotely – a full list of essential workers and services will be available on www.wa.gov.au shortly.
- Shop for essentials like groceries, medicine, and necessary supplies.
- Attend to medical or health care needs including emergencies, compassionate requirements and looking after the vulnerable.
- Be vaccinated.
- Exercise with a maximum of two adults from the same household (children under 18 years are not counted), limited to one hour per day within a 5km radius from home, and masks must be worn, except for vigorous exercise.
The following restrictions apply for the lockdown period:
- People can enter the Perth and Peel areas only to access or deliver essential health and emergency services and other essential requirements.
- Restaurants, cafés, pubs, and bars to provide takeaway service only.
- Casinos, nightclubs, entertainment venues and public venues to close.
- Beauty, nail, and hair services to close.
- Retail is permitted but only for essential health services and essential goods such as supermarkets, pharmacies, petrol station, hardware, and others. Non-essential retail restricted to click-and-collect or delivery only.
- Public venues such as swimming pools, recreation centres, playgrounds and skateparks to close.
- Fitness venues including private exercise venues, gyms, pilates, yoga, dance studios to close
- Places of worship and cultural institutions to close.
- Community sport is not permitted.
- Private outdoor gatherings are not permitted, and events and functions are not permitted.
- Weddings are restricted to five people for compassionate reasons only, and funerals are restricted to 10 people.
- No visitors will be allowed in homes, unless it is for essential services, critical maintenance, caregiving and compassionate reasons or an emergency.
- Travel outside the Perth and Peel region is not permitted unless you are exempt to obtain or provide essential goods or services or other compassionate and medical reasons.
- Schools, boarding schools and childcare centres in the Perth and Peel regions will remain open, except for the three schools that have been directly impacted as they are a listed exposure site.
- Unless exempt, people in Perth and Peel are required to wear masks outside of the home, in all indoor settings, on public transport, and outdoors at all times – except for vigorous exercise.
- Anyone who has travelled outside of the Perth and Peel regions since Sunday must continue to wear face masks in public, as per the existing directions.
- Visits to aged/disability care are prohibited except for essential care, compassionate reasons, end of life and advocacy.
- Visits to hospitals are prohibited except for compassionate reasons (e.g., end of life, accompanying a child, supporting partner giving birth). Priority 2 and 3 elective surgeries will be postponed.
What this means for Volleyball
The Volleyball WA office will be closed for the remainder of the week. If you need to make contact, please call the office on (08) 9228 8522 or via email. The Volleyball WA staff emails can be found via the following link: https://volleyballwa.com.au/about-us/staff/
All VWA planned training/sanctioned events for the period will be cancelled. This includes the WAVJL games on Friday, July 2. Advice regarding training and events after 12.01 Saturday, July 3 will be provided upon receiving updates from the Western Australian Government.
Kids Volley – Spike-zone Centres will be closed for this period. Please either contact the centre your child attends for further information, or Sean Andrews at Volleyball WA – [email protected].
Club, Association and Indoor Beach Centre training, games, and activities – please contact your Club, Association, or Indoor Beach Centres directly. For those of you who are not sure of the relevant contact details please visit the Volleyball WA website link https://volleyballwa.com.au/places-to-play/
At this hour, the Premier’s Facebook page has the most up to date information https://www.facebook.com/MarkMcGowanMP/posts/352401912915327.
More information should be available from tomorrow via https://www.wa.gov.au/government/announcements/restrictions-introduced-perth-and-peel
Volleyball WA will advise of any further updates as updated information becomes available from the WA Government. Please continue to look after yourselves and check in on your teammates during these times.
Volleyball WA Board and Staff