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Education, schools and childcare - Western Australia

Updated on 14 January 2022, at 13:40 AET

All of WA


All students are expected to attend school unless:

  • they are medically vulnerable
  • they have medically vulnerable family members

Parents and guardians can enter school grounds subject to physical distancing and good hygiene.

School assemblies, excursions and inter-school activities are permitted, subject to the 1-person-per-2-square-metre rule.

School camps are also permitted but camp providers must adhere to WA COVID-19 health guidelines.

Residential boarding facilities across Western Australia have also reopened — provided they can safely manage their numbers of students and meet health requirements.


Childcare facilities within WA remain open. Facilities within the restricted areas of WA remain open for families of essential workers.

TAFE and Universities

TAFE has resumed face-to-face classes, but universities will decide whether students must physically attend classes — not the state — so contact your university to see if you need to attend campus.

For information on restrictions in Western Australia, visit 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.

SafeWA contact register and ServiceWA apps

The SafeWA check-in app is mandatory across most businesses, venues and events.

The ServiceWA app helps you activate and connect with the SafeWA app; import your COVID-19 digital certificate; and access your G2G travel pass — all in one place.

Download the SafeWA and ServiceWA apps from the Apple App Store and from Google Play. See for more details.

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