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COVID-19 Knowledge and Support

There is no escaping the coronavirus, or the talk or fear of it at the least, but is your business prepared to deal with its direct impact? SPASA WA has collated information and resources to support members and their businesses during this unsettling time. The following links have been provided by Western Australian Health. These links are all the reputable places for information about COVID-19.

                  WA Gov 

Government of Western Australia

Coronavirus COVID-19 - Latest Updates

Department of Health - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions

Coronavirus COVID-19 - Western Australian Government Response

Coronavirus COVID-19 - Community Advice

Coronavirus COVID-19 - Business and Industry Advice

Coronavirus COVID-19 - Support for Small Business

Coronavirus COVID-19 - Keep your Business Going During COVID-19 Pandemic

Prohibition of Regional Travel Directions - Emergency Management Act – 2005 (WA)

Western Australia Department of Health – Healthy WA

Prohibition on Regional Travel Directions Sample Letter


Commonwealth Government

30th March - Prime Minister of Australia - Update on Coronavirus Measures

22nd March - Prime Minister of Australia - Update on Coronavirus Measures

Australian Government - COVID‑19 News, Updates and Advice

Department of Health - Coronavirus COVID-19 Health Alert

Fairwork Australia - Coronavirus and Australian Workplace Laws

Worksafe Australia - Coronavirus COVID-19 Advice for Employers

Early Access to Superannuation 

Prime Minister Media Centre

International Bodies

CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

SPASA WA Members can also contact SPASA WA on (08) 9479 6100 for further information or support.

Mental Health
COVID-19 and the uncertainty that comes with it for yourself and your business is likely to have an impact on the mental health of you, as a business owner, your workers and your family. During this crisis people might experience feelings of anxiety, stress, fear, uncertainty and depression. It is important to be aware of these both as an employer and employee, and if you or your workers are experiencing these feelings and would like to seek some assistance please reach out to one of the many organisations that are equipped to guide you through these difficult times. Even during times of isolation try to keep lines of communication open and recognise the signs within yourself and those around you.

If you or someone you know needs help, reach out to:

  • MATES in Construction 1300 642 111
  • Lifeline 13 11 14
  • Beyondblue 1300 224 636