On 21 January 2020, ‘human coronavirus with pandemic potential’ was added to the Biosecurity (Listed Human Diseases) Determination 2016 as a listed human disease. "We need a little more time before the Commonwealth biosecurity zones can be lifted as COVID-19 poses a greater health risk to residents of remote Aboriginal communities," Mr McGowan said. Western Australia's remaining regional travel boundaries will be reduced further, as part of the State Government's gradual and safe easing of COVID-19 restrictions. Food Assistance - Information on the state coronavirus.wa.gov website. See our latest updates. For those seeking latest official advice on COVID-19 in Western Australia, please refer to: Coronavirus (COVID-19) We are working to manage risks associated with the current COVID-19 pandemic. Biosecurity is a critical part of the government's efforts to prevent, respond to and recover from pests and diseases that threaten the economy and env ironment. But Ryan added that other farm animals, such as pigs and poultry, had “very strict” biosecurity in place to prevent viruses jumping the species barrier. Only Djarindjin roadhouse and Dampier Peninsula Police Station are open. If RIFA became established in WA, it could severely damage the local environment, economy and Australia's outdoor lifestyle. Western Australia's remaining regional travel boundaries will be reduced further, as part of the State Government's gradual and safe easing of COVID-19 restrictions. They control the movement of agricultural and horticultural produce, and examine incoming and outgoing animals, plants, food, humans and machinery. There are more than 200 remote Aboriginal communities in Western Australia, across the Midwest, Gascoyne, Pilbara, Goldfields and Kimberley regions. Only Mimbi Visitor Access Road and Visitor Reception Building are open. If you are entering WA and required to self-quarantine, you can download the G2G NOW app which enables WA Police to conduct quarantine compliance checks using facial recognition and mobile location data. The Bee Industry Council of Western Australia is here to represent WA beekeepers. COVID-19 Update for the Kimberley region. • As of 06:30 AEDT 03 March 2020, there have been 33 laboratory confirmed cases of COVID … About Us. Only Doon Doon Caravan Park and Roadhouse are open. COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) - Entry into Designated Biosecurity Areas (Kimberley, East Pilbara, Ngaanyatjarraku) The State Emergency Coordinator requires you to provide the information below of your travel details and for The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) promotes biodiversity and conservation through sustainable management of WA’s species, ecosystems, lands and the attractions in … Please avoid physical contact where possible by directing all enquiries to 08 9890 0900 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. • An additional 713 Western Australians tested for COVID-19 in WA have returned a negativeresult. Biosecurity measures and travel restrictions are in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Sweden’s agriculture ministry confirmed on Friday that authorities had detected an outbreak of coronavirus at 10 mink farms in the southern region of Blekinge. They may also talk to the ship's doctor. LOTTERYWEST COVID-19 RELIEF FUND WA Premier Mark McGowan and Lotterywest have established a $159 million COVID-19 relief fund to provide support to organisations experiencing hardship. Gulberang, Eight Mile Bore, Djuluwon, Garlburring, Goolarabooloo Millibinyarri, Coconut Wells, Goolarabarloo, Jarlmadangah Burru, Mount Anderson, Jarlmadanga, Jimbalkudung, Paradise Station, Jimalakadunj, Melon Hole, Karnparri, Three Mile, Karnparni, Ladjadarr Bay, La Djardarr Bay (Disaster Bay), Ngully, Four Mile Creek 2, Brown's Block, Nulliwirri, Ngyallawilli, Ngyala Willi, Mullawilli Hill, Tjarramba , Yurmulan Aboriginal Community, Pia Wadjarri, Mt Barloweerie, Diandi Darlot, Murgoo, Punju Ngarugundi Njamal, Ngarla Coastal Ngamal, COVID-19 coronavirus: Remote Aboriginal communities travel, providing essential services and supplies, delivering a community program or activity. WA COVID-19 Hotline An enquiries line to keep the community informed about COVID-19 coronavirus has been launched. COVID-19 coronavirus: Travel and quarantine Last updated: 8 January 2021 at 11:57am Based on the recent COVID-19 outbreak in Queensland, there is updated health advice regarding travel from QLD into WA. I would like to reassure members of public that the WA Department of Health is working closely with the Australian Government on ensuring an evidence-based response for Novel Coronavirus … © Government of Western Australia 2017 to 2021, Building, utilities and essential services, Facilities, fleet and equipment management, Privacy and Responsible Information Sharing, COVID-19 coronavirus: Travel and quarantine. Police will conduct in-person visits for people who do not download and use the G2G NOW app. From 18 May, some regional travel restrictions have been relaxed as part of WA’s COVID-19 roadmap. STATEMENT FROM WA CHIEF HEALTH OFFICER, DR ANDREW ROBERTSON . 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