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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update - status of City facilities and services

As of Saturday 6 June, the City has an expanded range of programs, services and re-opened facilities in line with the State Government Phase 3 COVID-19 restrictions.

To ensure the health and welfare of the community and City staff, limits on the number of people who can attend each facility or participate in programs at any time remain in place.

Registrations are still required for attendance at some programs and facilities.

The revised opening times and pre-bookings ensure our staff can clean the facilities and minimise the potential spread of infection within our community. We ask everyone to continue to follow the 1.5m physical distancing requirements and practise good hygiene.

As required by the State Government, the City has prepared a COVID Safety Plan for each of our facilities and programs.

Key changes include the lifting of gatherings to up to 100 people allowing for 2sqm per person, the reopening of playgrounds, skate parks, outdoor gym equipment and the resumption of the Leisure World gym and fitness classes. Sports clubs and community groups within the City are also able to resume full contact sport and access clubrooms, change rooms and kitchen areas.

For the latest health-related information and advice, please visit the WA Department of Health website, which is updated daily, or call the Coronavirus information helpline on 13 268 43.

For updates on the City's ongoing response to COVID-19, please check this website regularly and follow our corporate Facebook page. Important updates will also be provided via our eNewsletter database.

Open Facilities

  • Civic Centre – Open weekdays from 8.30am to 5pm, with a maximum of 35 customers within the customer service area.

    Alternative contact opportunities such as phone, email or Webchat are still available. Contact-free payment is preferred.
  • City Operations Centre – Open weekdays from 7am to 4pm, with a maximum of two customers within the customer service area.
  • Leisure World – Commencing Monday 8 June, the pool, group fitness classes, crèche and gym are open daily with modified opening hours, to a maximum capacity in each area. One hour time limits apply and you must register upon entry. Updated opening hours can be found here.

    The spa, sauna and steam room will remain closed. Swim School will not be operating until further notice.

    The café will be open for takeaway purchases only from Monday to Friday and will remain closed on the weekends. Café dining will resume from Monday 15 June.

  • Libraries – All libraries are open with some operating on modified opening times, with a maximum number of customers at all times. Find the opening hours here.

    Customer contact details will be recorded at entry, and all returned items will be quarantined. Computers will be available on a limited basis, with bookings recommended. Click and Collect services will continue.
  • Youth Centres – The Shack, SoundLab and The Castle youth centres are open.  Attendance numbers will be monitored to meet restrictions for drop-in sessions and bookings will be required for regular programs.

  • Addie Mills Centre – Open for selected programs only with additional programs commencing Monday 15 June. Bookings are required on 9391 6030.

    The bus service will operate, restricted to eight patrons per trip. The Addie Mills Centre will re-open and operate as normal, with a COVID Safety Plan in place on Monday 15 June. Find more information on the current programing here.

  • Wilkinson Homestead Museum – Now open with a maximum number of patrons at any one time. Find the current opening hours here.

  • Don Russell Performing Arts Centre – Morning Melodies, selected performances and programs will recommence from Wednesday 1 July. To find the program of events, contact the Don Russell Performing Arts Centre.

    Facility bookings have recommenced in line with maximum facility numbers required for physical distancing. 

  • Playgrounds, skate parks and outdoor gyms – Are now available for use. 

    Users are asked to use equipment responsibly. This includes limiting each visit to one hour, practising physical distancing and good hygiene including frequent hand washing or the use of hand sanitiser. If you are feeling sick or unwell, please stay home and do not use public facilities.

Meetings

The most recent Ordinary Council Meeting took place at 7.30pm on Tuesday 9 June. The Minutes are available here.

The next Ordinary Council Meeting will be held in-person in Council Chambers on Tuesday 23 June commencing at 7.30pm. Meetings are now open to the public. Members of the community can still submit questions and statements in writing prior to the meeting, by email as usual. Statements will be read out during the meeting and responses to questions will be published in the Minutes.

Last Updated: Friday 5 June, 2020

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