Public Events in the Shire of Waroona

Published on Friday, 25 September 2020 at 1:58:31 PM

Public Events in the Shire of Waroona

In order to conduct a public event on Shire of Waroona land or in a Shire owned venue, approval must first be obtained through the lodgement of a Public Event Application Form.

Public event approvals protect health, welfare and safety of those attending.

If your community group or organisation is planning a public event or activity open to the public and expect over 100 people to attend, contact the Shire of Waroona’s Place and Community Development team to discuss you requirements as an event organiser.

T 08 9733 7800

E warshire@waroona.wa.gov.au

W www.waroona.wa.gov.au

 

COVID-19 Event Safety Plan

The WA Department of Health have recently updated public event guidelines to ensure continued public health and safety of the public with regards to COVID-19.

The latest requirements are as follows:

  • all events with an expected attendance of over 500 people must complete a COVID-19 Event Safety Plan
  • All events assessed as high risk are referred to the Department of Health for approval
  • Low and medium risk events are approved through Local Government Environmental Health Officer.

The following link provides some frequently asked questions which explain the new requirements:

https://www.wa.gov.au/government/publications/covid-event-plans-frequently-asked-questions

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