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Cafes, restaurants and pubs - Western Australia

Updated on 12 July 2021, at 10:00 AET

All of WA

Perth and Peel are no longer subject to post-lockdown restrictions. Both regions are now under the same restrictions as the rest of Western Australia.

All hospitality premises can operate at full capacity — there are no capacity limits.

However:

  • Businesses require a COVID Safety Plan and must maintain a contact register — see below for detail.
  • Events with 500-2,500 patrons need to complete a COVID Event Checklist.
  • Events with more than 2,500 patrons need to complete a COVID Event Plan.

For information about restrictions in Western Australia, visit wa.gov.au. You can also call the WA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Helpline on 13 COVID (13 26843). If you're interstate, call 1800 595 206. If you're overseas, call +61 8 9118 3100.

Mandatory contact register

Most businesses in Western Australia need to collect visitors’ contact details for contact tracing purposes. Visitors include patrons, staff, contractors and volunteers. The details collected will include contact telephone number, location, date and arrival time.

Unaccompanied children under 16 are encouraged but don’t need to register. Adults accompanying children under 16 are encouraged to register for them.

If you attend a food and licensed venue, as well as takeaway food and beverage businesses, you must provide your contact details.

Business owners can use their preferred collection method if they collect the necessary details. However, the WA Government recommends that businesses use the SafeWA app to register visitors’ contact details.

Businesses that use their own QR code for registration must also display the SafeWA QR code. Visitors can then choose their preferred QR code registration platform.

Businesses and visitors can download the SafeWA app from the Apple App Store or Google Play store.

For more information, visit wa.gov.au.

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