COVID-19 Information

This page was last updated 11.15am, Wednesday 27 May 2020.

The City is continuously monitoring the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic situation.

We will continue to provide essential and emergency local government services during what may be an extended health and economic crisis.

We're working closely with State and Federal Governments as well as partner organisations and the groups and individuals who use our facilities as we respond to this fast-moving situation.

The safety and wellbeing of the community is our priority. We will provide updates on this page as well via our social media channels and our eNewsletter as new information specific to the City of South Perth community becomes available.

City facilities reopening 

The Manning Senior Citizens Centre reopened on Wednesday 27 May under revised conditions. However, South Perth Senior Citizens Centre remains closed until further notice.

From Monday 18 May, the WA Government's COVID-19 roadmap Phase 2 easing of restrictions came into effect. Physical distancing, good hygiene and the 4 square metre rule apply to all activities. 

  • The City's libraries, the Old Mill and George Burnett Leisure Centre are now open with modified services to a maximum of 20 people. Full details are available here
  • Further information about the reopening of other facilities can be found on the City Services, Programs and Facilities page below

The City does not have any authority to enforce directives related to social gatherings. If you have any concerns about this issue, please contact Crime Stoppers on 131 444.

News updates

News Listings

May 2020

Coronavirus update 26 May 2020

Public Notice 26 May 2020

Latest update from the Department of Health dated 26 May 2020.


Inner City area key to COVID recovery

Media Release 25 May 2020

The Inner City Group is working in partnership to provide assistance to ensure businesses, their customers and staff can safely and confidently re-open for business.


Coronavirus update 19 May 2020

Public Notice 19 May 2020

Latest update from the Department of Health dated 19 May 2020.


Volunteers make a difference

Media Release 19 May 2020

As part of National Volunteer Week, the City would like to acknowledge the contribution and dedication of all the amazing volunteers in our local community. This year’s theme is Changing Communities, Changing Lives.


Phase 2 sport and recreation venue guidelines

News Update 15 May 2020

Sport and recreation venues will be allowed to re-open subject to compliance with conditions outlined in the COVID Safety Guidelines for Sport and Recreation.