While the risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission in Australia remains low, we are encouraging the community to remain alert and be prepared but not be alarmed.
In all matters relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the City of Bunbury and all Local Governments are taking advice from the WA Department of Health who are the lead agency.
The WA Department of Health is advising the community to only seek medical attention if you have recently travelled and have respiratory symptoms (e.g. cough, sore throat) or fever.
The City’s Executive team, Environmental Health Officers and other personnel are meeting regularly and receiving information from representatives from various State Government agencies as it comes to hand.
For a list of frequently asked questions please click here. These answers are accurate at the time of publish: Friday, 3 April 2020.
For a summary of the City’s COVID-19 Recovery Plan click here
For information regarding business grants click here
For information regarding community grants click here
Travel Restrictions Eased
This Friday, 29 May, all regions of Western Australia will be reopened except for those under Commonwealth Biosecurity Area restrictions.
That means that travel will be permitted between the Pilbara, Gascoyne, North-West, Goldfields-Esperance, Wheatbelt, Great Southern, South West, Peel and Perth.
Reopening of City facilities and infrastructure
Due to the impact of COVID-19, there have been changes to City services and facilities. The City will continue to provide updates here.
In line with the State Government’s four phase Roadmap for easing COVID-19 restrictions, the City of Bunbury is slowly re-opening some of its facilities in a modified capacity to help support the community and the economy.
Facility Status (click on the facility to visit the website)
South West Sports Centre: Open however restrictions applied in accordance with State Government guidelines
Bunbury Public Libraries (Bunbury & Withers): Open however restrictions applied in accordance with State Government guidelines
Bunbury Wildlife Park: Closed until further Notice
Visitor Centre: Closed until further notice, please call 9792 7205 for all enquiries
Bunbury Regional Art Galleries: Closed until further notice
Bunbury Museum and Heritage Centre: Closed until further notice
All City of Bunbury water fountains and barbecues remain turned off and no longer in service until further notice.
These measures have been put in place to lessen any COVID-19 risks in our public spaces.
This follows on from closure of all City playgrounds in line with State Government advice.
Please do not use these public facilities until further notice.