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Release Date: 
Sunday, 31 January 2021

In line with WA Government and Department of Health directives, the City has closed its public facilities until 6pm Friday 5 February 2021.

The Council Administration, Orchard House, Armadale Fitness and Aquatic Centre, Champion Centre, Tourism Centre, History House Museum, Armadale, Seville Grove and Kelmscott Libraries, Roleystone Green Waste Facility and the Armadale Landfill and Recycling Facility will all be closed to the public this week.

AFAC membership payments will be suspended for the period of the lockdown with effect from midnight tonight, including Swim School.

Community bookings of City facilities including halls will be cancelled during this period. Alternative booking dates will be arranged or any refunds will be processed accordingly. Rushton Park, Lions Park and the Tourism Centre toilets will remain open, with all other City Playgrounds, BBQ areas, skate and dog parks closed.

Under State Health directives, masks will become mandatory from 6.00pm tonight for all people outside of their homes.

“We support the WA government and the Department of Health in taking every possible action to keep our community safe,” said City of Armadale Mayor, Ruth Butterfield.

“Essential City services including bin and verge collections will continue to be delivered.

“We understand these decisions will have a significant impact on our community, but they are essential for maintaining community health and safety.

“We thank you for your patience and understanding during this challenging time.”

The City is receiving regular advice and updates from the WA Government and Department of Health on WA’s COVID-19 status and guidelines for response.

A list of COVID-19 exposure sites is available on the Healthy WA website. If you have visited a COVID-19 exposure site, or if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, you are encouraged to present at a testing clinic.

The Armadale COVID Clinic is located on the ground floor of Armadale Health Service, 3056 Albany Highway Mount Nasura. For the current operating hours and the testing criteria for the AHS COVID Clinic, visit the HealthyWA website.

We remind our community to follow the guidance of WA Health with regard to precautions around COVID-19. For up to date information regarding City operations as this situation evolves, please refer to the City of Armadale’s website or Facebook page. 

For up to date information regarding Coronavirus, please visit health.wa.gov.au.

For more information on this topic contact:

Phone: (08) 9394 5000
Email: info@armadale.wa.gov.au

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