Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For updates on Coronavirus please visit the Healthy WA website: https://healthywa.wa.gov.au/Articles/A_E/Coronavirus

Shire of Katanning Response

The Shire will continue to monitor developments with COVID-19 and follow the advice of government and health authorities whilst maintaining services to the community. 

Shire Administration and Civic Centre

The Shire Administration and Civic Centre will be open to the public from Monday 11 May 2020, with the front foyer area continuing to be used as a waiting area.

To ensure appropriate social distancing, Customer Service Staff will use the internal access doors to control the numbers of visitors in the Reception Area.

Customers are encouraged to conduct transactions such as Transport Licensing, payment of rates and Shire accounts by credit card, online, over the phone or by direct debit arrangements where possible.  

Katanning Library

As of Monday, 8 June 2020 the Shire of Katanning facilities will move into Phase 3 of WA Restrictions for COVID-19. The Katanning Library will be resuming normal hours.

The capacity will be 30 patrons in the Library and 10 in the Community Room. Social distancing guidelines and registering of patrons will continue. The rules can be found here.

Katanning Leisure Centre

As of Monday, 8 June 2020 the Shire of Katanning facilities will move into Phase 3 of WA Restrictions for COVID-19. Katanning Leisure Centre will re-open for normal opening hours.

All participants must adhere to the KLC facility COVID-19 Safety Plan & Hygiene Guidelines. The rules can be found here.

Please contact the KLC on 9821 4399 or email klcmanager@katanning.wa.gov.au for further details.  

For regular updates on Group Fitness Classes please follow Katanning Leisure Centre’s Facebook page for further updates at: www.facebook.com/KatanningLeisureCentre/

THE FOLLOWING FACILITIES WILL reopen on saturday 6 june 2020:

  • Katanning All Ages Playground and Skate Park
  • Prosser Park Playground
  • Thompson Park Gym Equipment

The following facilities will remain closed to the public:

  • Katanning Art Gallery
  • Katanning Aquatic Centre

The Katanning Waste Site will remain open for normal operating hours.

Department of Transport enquiries can be made by calling 13 11 56, accounts can be paid online at www.transport.wa.gov.au

We urge the community to stay home as much as possible and avoid unnecessary public gatherings.  We also ask that you do not play equipment and outdoor gym equipment in the town parks and recreation areas.

 “We would like to encourage members of our community to keep practicing good hygiene and to continue to stay informed about COVID-19 through advice from the Department of Health. The situation is being reviewed daily and the Shire is taking measures to make sure that the community, visitors and staff are safe.” Shire President Liz Guidera said

If you have any queries, please call the Shire on 9821 9999 during normal office hours or visit our website www.katanning.wa.gov.au.

Coronavirus Helpline Numbers

Western Australian Coronavirus Helpline

For up-to-date COVID-19 coronavirus health and information and advice visit the Department of Health's Healthy WA website or call 13 COVID (13 26843).

National Coronavirus Helpline

The Department of Health have created a National Coronavirus Helpline. Call this line if you are seeking information on coronavirus. The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Telephone: 1800 020 080

Travel within Western Australia

All advice on travelling to and within WA including border closures, travel restrictions and exemptions can be found at the State Government advice page linked below. This page is regularly updated.

Translated Resources

A list of resources about COVID-19 in other languages. The resources include a regularly updated Facebook page, translated fact sheets, videos guidelines and other publications

 

Useful Resources

 

Useful Links

The WA Department of Health and Premier and Cabinet has declared the HealthyWA website and State Government Coronavirus page as the single sources of truth as the situation with this pandemic is changing daily. It is important to not follow information from unofficial sources.