Covid-19 Update

Western Australia’s public health and safety measures have eased, with new baseline settings now in effect.

While WA’s COVID restrictions continue to ease, people are strongly encouraged to take the following measures to protect themselves, their families, colleagues and businesses:

  • Wear a face mask in crowded indoor spaces, where physical distancing is not possible, or when unwell.
  • Stay up to date with both the flu and COVID-19 vaccines, with fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine encouraged for everyone aged 30 years and over, three months after your last dose or infection.
  • Get tested if you feel unwell, including if it has been 28 days since you recovered from a previous COVID-19 case.
  • Keep up good hygiene habits, such as washing and sanitising your hands regularly.
Masks– Mask-wearing is required for people aged 12 years and older when visiting public health service facilities.
– Mask-wearing is encouraged in crowded indoor settings and where physical distancing is not possible.
Close contacts– Close contacts must follow the requirements as stipulated by the WA Government.

– In line with the World Organization of the Scout Movement, Scouts WA encourages everyone eligible to get vaccinated.

-Vaccination is not mandatory for participation in Scouting activities

Camping– No density or capacity limits apply.
Sleep Overs and Dorms– No density or capacity limits apply.
Hall Activities – No density or capacity limits apply.
Out of Hall Activities – Out of hall activities can take place.
Events– Events are permitted.
– COVID Safety and Event Plans no longer mandatory but still encouraged
– Risk assessments should continue to include COVID-19 detailing the risk of participants developing symptoms during the activity.
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– Scouts WA Adventure Centres are operating with no density or capacity limits.


This information is current as of 14 October 2022. As the State Government makes changes to Public Health Orders the Scouts WA COVID Action Group will update this table.

The latest advice from the State Government is available at