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Hair and beauty services - 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 hair, beauty and massage services can operate. These include:

  • hairdressers and barbers
  • beauty and nail salons
  • tanning and waxing salons
  • massage parlours
  • saunas, spas and bath houses
  • wellness and float centres
  • tattoo and piercing services

There are no capacity limits but staff should stay 1.5 metres from clients where possible. Practise good hygiene.

All businesses must keep their COVID Safety Plans in place and continue to maintain contact registers and use the SafeWA app.

For information on restrictions in Western Australia, visit wa.gov.au. You can also call 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 or use a beauty and personal care service — including hairdressers, barbers, nail salons, tattoo parlours, spa and massage parlours — 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 and click on ‘SafeWA: Online contact register’.

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