WAFC Statement: COVID-19 Update Friday, February 5, 2021 - 12:25 PM
Following the WA State Government announcement in respect to easing of the lockdown requirements as of 6pm tonight (Friday 5th February 2021) the following protocols must be adhered to by all football clubs within the Perth & Peel Regions.
- You do NOT need to wear masks whilst actively engaged in ‘vigorous’ outdoor Football Training sessions – but you will need to wear a mask both before and after training, or if you are watching training.
- You will need to wear a mask if indoors i.e. training within a gym, in the changerooms, in a function room, or in a lecture theatre
- Limit the number of people indoors at any one time – the 1 person per 4sqm rule applies with a maximum of 150 people allowed at the venue/facility
- Masks must be worn at all other times in and around the Football Club
- Do NOT share water bottles and follow all other hygiene requirements including washing hands and using alcohol based hand sanitiser
- Maintain social distancing of 1.5m at all times
- Ensure appropriate cleaning of facilities and equipment is undertaken
- Download and use the SafeWA App, and Clubs must ensure that QR codes are displayed
- Ensure that all players, staff and volunteers use the SafeWA App or a register is kept of all those in attendance at training
- If you are unwell or have any symptoms then stay home from training and get tested.
- A G2G PASS is required to enter or leave the Perth/Peel region. This is only granted for essential travel, therefore players outside of these areas cannot travel into the Perth/Peel area for training and vice versa during this period
Again, please note that these requirements are in place for only Clubs in the Perth & Peel Regions. All other clubs should continue to maintain the appropriate hygiene requirements.
WAFC staff will continue to work from home next week but will be accessible via email and phones. The WAFC offices will not be open to members of the public during this time.
Whilst the WAFC will continue to provide updates at www.wafootball.com.au, the football community is also urged to remain informed via the following key sources of information:
WA State Government out of Lockdown Protocols
Health Department Advice
Nothing is more important than the health and well-being of our football participants and the wider community that we are all a part of, and this will remain at the forefront of all decision making.