Update: Easing of restrictions (8 - 15 May)

7 May 2021

The WA Premier Mark McGowan recently announced that restrictions will be easing further at midnight Friday 7 May. Masks will no longer be mandatory in most locations, including City of Canning Leisureplexes and libraries. However, a few interim measures remain in place as part of a stepped-down approach.
For the City of Canning, this means the following:

  • masks will be required on public transport  
  • masks will be required at aged care facilities including Canning Lodge.
  • masks will be required at events with more than 1000 people in attendance
  • visitors to hospitals, aged care or disability facilities will be increased to a limit of four visitors per patient per day, with masks mandatory.

 
The interim restrictions will be in place for the next seven days - restrictions from 12.01am, Saturday 8 May until 12.01am, Saturday 15 May, pending State Government advice.
For a full list of the restrictions, please visit www.wa.gov.au
If you have a request or would like to log an issue please visit www.canning.wa.gov.au/request-it

For information on locations visited by confirmed positive COVID-19 cases please visit the Healthy WA website.
 
Stay safe and thank you for your understanding.


Update: Wearing a mask (1 - 8 May)

30 April 2021

The WA Premier Mark McGowan announced yesterday that restrictions will be easing further at midnight tonight. However, a range of interim measures remain in place as part of a stepped-down approach.

For the City of Canning, this means the below facilities will be reopening business as usual, in line with State Government directives:

  • Canning Lodge will reopen while adhering to the rule, one household can visit a patient per day
  • CREEC
  • three libraries (Riverton, Cannington and Bentley) – Willetton Library is currently closed for refurbishment
  • Youth centres (Willetton and Lynwood)
  • Whaleback Golf Course
  • Riverton and Cannington Leisureplex.

Please note, masks must be worn in all indoor locations at all times. Masks will be required in public outdoor settings where it isn’t possible to physically distance (e.g. at events).

The interim restrictions will be in place for the next seven days - restrictions from 12.01am, Saturday 1 May until 12.01am, Saturday 7 May.
For a full list of the restrictions, please visit www.wa.gov.au

We are closely following the advice of the State Government and will continue to provide updates.

If you have a request or would like to log an issue please visit www.canning.wa.gov.au/request-it

For information on locations visited by confirmed positive COVID-19 cases please visit the Healthy WA website.
 
Stay safe and thank you for your understanding.

We are working with our community to build a strong, connected and resilient Canning. There are a number of COVID-19 recovery projects that will build a more connected and resilient community and to support those hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Update: COVID-19 interim restrictions 

26 April 2021

The WA Premier Mark McGowan announced today that the three-day lockdown will end at midnight tonight. However, a range of interim restrictions remain in place as part of a stepped-down approach.

For the City of Canning, this means:

  • Canning Lodge remains closed.
  • CREEC remains closed (school group bookings are exempt).
  • Three Canning libraries (Riverton, Cannington and Bentley) will re-open with a maximum of 20 patrons at any time and will close at 5pm. Willetton library is currently closed for building works. 
  • Youth centres (Willetton and Lynwood) will re-open with a maximum of 20 patrons at any time.
  • Whaleback Golf Course will re-open with a maximum of 20 patrons at any time. Please note there can only be one person per bay in the driving range to complying with physical distancing.
  • Riverton and Cannington Leisureplex remain closed. Due to the restriction on the number of people who can swim, the City has decided not to re-open the facilities at this time.

The interim restrictions will be in place for the next four days - from 12.01am Tuesday 27 April, through to 12.01am on Saturday 1 May. For a full list of the restrictions, please visit www.wa.gov.au
Please continue to wear a face mask both indoors and outdoors.

We are closely following the advice of the State Government and will continue to provide updates.

If you have a request or would like to log an issue please visit www.canning.wa.gov.au/request-it

For information on locations visited by confirmed positive COVID-19 cases please visit the Healthy WA website
 
Stay safe and thank you for your understanding.

We are working with our community to build a strong, connected and resilient Canning. There are a number of COVID-19 recovery projects that will build a more connected and resilient community and to support those hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Update: COVID-19 three-day lockdown

23 April 2021

A number of City facilities are closed to the public for the three-day lockdown announced by WA Premier Mark McGowan on Friday afternoon.
 
These include:
  • all playgrounds, BMX track and outdoor gym facilities
  • Riverton and Cannington Leisureplex
  • Whaleback Golf Course
  • our four libraries (Riverton, Cannington, Willetton and Bentley)
  • youth centres (Willetton and Lynwood)
  • Civic & Administration Building
  • Canning Lodge Aged Care Facility
  • Canning River Eco Education Centre
  • Canning Animal Management Facility
  • Waste Transfer Station (Closed to the general public open to people who are required to dispose of waste as part of their essential work)
  • our community facilities and outdoor places for hire

We are closely following the advice of the State Government and look forward to reopening once lockdown restrictions lift. 
 
Essential City operations will continue including kerbside bin collections and our Ranger & Community Safety Services. If you have a request or would like to log an issue please visit www.canning.wa.gov.au/request-it
 
We encourage everyone to comply with the State-directed lockdown and remember to wear a face mask when you are outside. Our public parks are open to help you get your hour of exercise, and don’t forget to wear a mask and keep your distance while doing so.
 
Further information and details of the WA restrictions can be found here.
For information on locations visited by confirmed positive COVID-19 cases please visit the Healthy WA website.
 
Stay safe and thank you for your understanding.


We are working with our community to build a strong, connected and resilient Canning. There are a number of COVID-19 recovery projects that will build a more connected and resilient community and to support those hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Together in Recovery COVID-19

The best sources of current information on the Coronavirus pandemic are:

  • The Western Australian Department of Health Coronavirus (COVID-19) page
  • Coronavirus health information line 1800 020 080.
Multilingual resources can be found at:
 

For more information around the City's response to Coronavirus, including financial and community support, see the links below or contact us on 1300 422 664. 
 

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