In another step towards normalcy, the Premier has announced that 100% capacity for some venues, such as Optus Stadium, has returned.

From midnight (or more specifically, 12.01am Saturday, April 10) capacity limits for certain indoor and outdoor venue will return to 100%.

Indoor and outdoor venues such as:

  • auditoriums and amphitheatres
  • theatres
  • concert halls
  • cinemas
  • comedy lounges
  • performing arts centres

…will be able to move to 100 per cent of the fixed seating capacity, and SafeWA and contact registers will continue as mandatory.

Major venues such as Optus Stadium, RAC Arena, HBF Stadium – Main Arena, and HBF Park are included.

The 75% limit for restaurants, clubs and cafés with dedicated seating, and the 2sqm  rule for pubs, nightclubs, bars and other music events, will remain in place at this stage.


Meanwhile, Mr McGowan also announced that WA would be joining the Trans-Tasman travel bubble with New Zealand.

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