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COVID-19 Update: Perth Metropolitan and Peel Region: Phase 1 COVID Restrictions


Perth Metropolitan and Peel Region to enter into Phase 1 COVID Restrictions

The Most Rev Timothy Costelloe SDB
Archbishop of Perth

Ref: 2021.9

Sunday, 27 June 2021

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Effective 12.00pm, Sunday, 27 June 2021, Phase 1 Restrictions were introduced for the Perth metropolitan area and the Peel region for a minimum of three (3) days.

The following restrictions apply directly to the clergy, agencies, staff and the operations of the Archdiocese of Perth during this period.

Masks are mandatory, except for primary school students and those who are exempt, in the following places: 
•   indoors;
•   on Public Transport; and
•   in outdoor public areas where physical distancing is not possible.

Places of Worship
•   An 150 person limit and the 2sqm rule applies to places of worship.
•   Weddings and Funerals may proceed under Phase 1 Restrictions.

•   Remain Open
•   Mask-wearing is mandatory except for primary school students.

Hospitals, aged and disability care
•A maximum of four (4) personal visitors is permitted per patient/per day.

The WA Government’s full announcement outlining all restrictions relevant to the lockdown can be found at:

Further updates relevant to the Archdiocese of Perth will be communicated on an ongoing basis in response to these developing circumstances and made available on the dedicated COVID-19 page on the website of the Archdiocese of Perth:

Further updates can be accessed on the WA Government’s website:

You are invited to share this update with your people.

Yours sincerely in Christ


Most Rev. Timothy Costelloe SDB
Archbishop of Perth