Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety – WorkSafe Western Australia.Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety – WorkSafe Western Australia.
Wearing face masks at airports and on aircraftTo continue keeping WA safe, wearing a face mask is now mandatory in Western Australia while:• at an airport• travelling on aircraft• transporting a person subject to a quarantine direction (e.g. in a personal vehicle, private car, hired car, ride-share vehicle or taxi)Airports and air travel can present an increased risk of COVID-19 transmission, and wearing face masks is effective in helping to prevent this.Where a person, subject to a quarantine direction, needs to engage in transport services, all people in the vehicle (including the driver) are required to wear a face mask.This includes private, hired, taxi and rideshare vehicles that may be used to travel from:• the airport to their suitable premises for self-quarantine, or• their place of self-quarantine to a COVID Clinic to present for their Day 11COVID-19 test.Children aged 12 years and under do not need to wear a face mask.Penalties may apply for people who fail to comply with this requirement.
More information on face masks can be found on the Department of Health website.