Western Australia's COVID lockdown rules

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* Perth Metropolitan and Peel regions have entered a three-day lockdown from midnight on Friday.

* People must stay at home unless shopping for essential supplies such as groceries, attending to medical or healthcare needs, exercising with one other person for up to an hour in your neighbourhood, or attending work if working remotely is not possible.

* No visitors allowed in homes unless caring for a vulnerable person or in an emergency.

* Masks to be worn at all times outside of home, including at work, on public transport and while doing non-vigorous exercise.

* Anzac Day dawn services to be cancelled, with people instead encouraged to stand at the end of their driveways.

* Casinos, nightclubs, entertainment venues and public venues all required to close.

* Community sport not permitted. No crowds at professional sporting events.

* Restaurants, cafes, pubs and bars to provide takeaway service only.

* Weddings and funerals permitted with a limit of 100 attendees.

* People should not leave the combined Perth and Peel regions during this period.

* Others can enter those regions only to access or deliver essential health and emergency services, or other essential needs.

* No visitors to hospitals, residential aged care or disability facilities unless there are exceptional circumstances.