Coronavirus

Important Update # 4

Updated message from the CEO - Click on the following links for an update of what the Shire of Ravensthorpe is doing at this time.

Corona Virus Update # 6 - 25 May 2020

Clarification regarding the delivery of necessity items to North Ravensthorpe, West River and Jerdacuttup.

Message from the CEO of Shire of Ravensthorpe - 25 March 2020

Community Update - 25 March 2020

Ravensthorpe and Hopetoun Gyms closed as of noon 23 March 2020

Travel Restrictions

The State has placed intrastate travel restrictions commencing 11.59pm Tuesday, 31 March 2020.  Main Roads have provided a information bulletin with details on exemptions on this ban.

A travel restriction direction was issued on 5 April 2020 - advising from 5 April 2020, 1300hrs (1.00pm) travel restrictions have been applied for Esperance.  This direction advises no person may travel into Esperance unless they are performing an essential service.  Please review this document through the link provided.  

Stay up to day with the latest information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Department of Health.

Department of Health - Update # 11 from the PHEOC Coordinator, Dr Revle Bangor-Jones

Department of Health - Advisory Number 15

Mass Gathering Directions #2 - Minister of Health WA

Department of Health - Advice for public gatherings and visits to vulnerable groups

State Government Initiatives 

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries have provided the following factsheet letting us know what the lifting restrictions means for the Community.

Update provided by Rick Wilson MP on Corona Virus (COVID-19).

Media Statement from Hon Peter Tinley AM MLA - Minister for Housing regarding response payment for COVID-19 not included in eligibility assessments for social housing.

The State Government through Lotterywest is committing $159 million to COVID-19 Relief Fund to respond to the hardship being experienced by the Western Australian community as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Horizon Information

Horizon have published some information for customers in relation to Keeping Customers Connected during COVID-19.  They have also supplied a table providing a table of Hardship Measures they are implementing during COVID-19.  

Small Business Information

Small business is an important part of our Community,  With this in mind the Small Business Development Community has provided an informative page on dealing with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.   Attached is the link for your information - Dealing with Coronavirs - Small Business.

Australian Government Fact Sheet - Economic Response to the Coronavirus - Cash Flow assistance for business

Information Page from the WA Police - Great South District

Helpful Health Posters

Message from Australia's Golden Outback

Please see message from Marcus Falconer CEO, Australia's Golden Outback, which is our Regional Tourism Organisation.