Public playgrounds, outside gyms and skate parks to close 12pm midday today

Published on Monday, 30 March 2020 at 10:08:07 AM

The Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley continues to take direction and advice from relevant State and Federal Government agencies during the ongoing global development of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Yesterday, the Federal Government announced further measures to help slow the spread of the coronavirus and save lives and livelihoods:

  • Public gatherings, excluding household members, have been reduced to a maximum of two people.
  • Public playgrounds, outside gyms and skate parks will be closed as from today, Monday 20 March 2020.
  • Everyone should stay home unless you are: shopping for the things you really need, receiving medical care, exercising or travelling to work or education.
  • People aged over 70, aged over 60 with pre-existing conditions, or Indigenous people aged over 50 should stay home wherever possible for their own protection.

In line with the above measures, please be advised all Shire public playgrounds, outside gyms and skate parks in both Kununurra and Wyndham, will be CLOSED as of 12 midday today, Monday 30 March 2020.

Please obey signage of restricted areas at all times. The Shire appreciates your understanding and cooperation during this time.

As a local government, we are responsible for taking precautionary measures to minimise risks to health at public events and facilities in the face of this pandemic.


The WA Department of Health and Premier and Cabinet has declared the HealthyWA website and State Government Coronavirus page as the single sources of truth as the situation with this pandemic is changing daily. It is important to not follow information from unofficial sources. All information should be consumed from the list of reliable sources below:

HealthyWA page
State Government Coronavirus Page
Coronavirus hotline 1800 020 080.
Travel information
Western Australian Government Pandemic Plan…/default/files/2020-03/WAGPP_2.pdf

Coronavirus hotline: 1800 020 080

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