The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a worldwide pandemic on 11 March 2020.

The COVID-19 pandemic declaration is still active. Some useful websites are linked below:

 WA Government Website Australian Government Website Health Direct Australia
WA Department of Health Healthy WA Website Roll Up WA

If you need additional information about COVID-19 or COVID-19 vaccines, call the helpline – open 24 hours, 7 days. 1800 020 080

COVID-Ready Checklist and Action Plan

Now is the time to prepare yourself and your home in case you receive a positive COVID-19 test or become a close contact of a positive case.

Download a copy of the checklist and action plan below. Alternatively, a hard copy can be collected from the Morawa Shire administration office.

Morawa COVID-19 Checklist and Action Plan

Morawa COVID-19 Ready Plan for Households

COVID-19 Vaccinations

Vaccines train your immune system to quickly recognise and get rid of the bacteria or viruses that can cause serious illnesses. There are many types of vaccine being developed to protect us against COVID-19. 

For more information about vaccinations including when and where you can book your vaccination, visit

Some businesses and venues in WA are required to check the COVID-19 vaccination status of patrons aged 16 years and over as a condition of entry.

Acceptable forms of proof include:

Vaccination certificates that are accepted by the Australian Government for travel into Australia will also be accepted at businesses and venues in WA.


What should I do if I think I have COVID-19?

For a COVID-19 symptom checker, visit

If you think that you may have been infected with  COVID-19 (Coronavirus) PLEASE CALL either 

  • Coronavirus Information Hotline on 1800 020 080
  • Health Direct on 1800 022 222

These services have qualified clinical staff who can ASSESS your condition over the phone.

They will then advise you if you should present to the Morawa District Hospital and Health Service.   

If you are advised to go to the Morawa District Hospital and Health Service, then please give them a call on 9971 0200.   


ServiceWA App

The ServiceWA app is a mobile application provided by the WA Government to help connect with WA State Government services.

The ServiceWA app allows you to activate and access the following WA Government services in one place:

  • SafeWA –for individuals checking in at WA businesses, venues and events.
  • Import COVID-19 digital certificate – for secure presentation of your proof of vaccination or exemption on demand.
  • G2G Pass – to access your travel passes when you travel into WA

The ServiceWA app is available to download on the Apple App Store and Google Play.

You must be at least 16 years old to use the ServiceWA app.

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Service WA App

SafeWA App

SafeWA app logo

SafeWA is a free, digital COVID-19 contact register system.

The system, developed by WA Health is a secure and convenient way for venue operators and patrons to easily register their attendance at relevant venues. Through a unique venue QR code, SafeWA supports efficient COVID-19 contact tracing, should it be necessary, by providing a digital register of contact details for patrons attending venues.

The digital register was developed exclusively for WA Health and is provided at no cost to WA venue operators or the public, as part of mandatory requirements to maintain a contact register, and is an extra precautionary measure in line with COVID safe principles.

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Support for Business & Individuals

We are now into unprecedented times with the ongoing spread of COVID-19.  We know that there will be significant impacts to our businesses in our community during this time. Both the Federal Government and the WA State Government have committed to delivering Economic Responses to the COVID-19 challenges. Although a lot of information has been shared online about COVID-19 we thought that it might be helpful to share with you some links to a few sites that may be helpful to you as businesses (please see links below).

The Australian Government – Treasury website provides up to date information regarding the Australian Governments “Economic Response to the Coronavirus”. There are few clear areas of Support in relation to Individuals & Households; For Businesses; Flow of Credit; Resources; and Coronavirus SME Guarantee Scheme.

 The Australian Government Business website also provides a variety of information that may be helpful. 

Jobs in WA Food and AG website is a temporary resource to provide jobseekers and employers with information about jobs in Western Australia's primary industries during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Jobs Hub website provides details about jobs in health and care sectors, transport and logistics, some areas of retail, mining and mining services, manufacturing, agriculture, and government sectors among others. created by the Australian Government

 Western Australia Government website provides information regarding how the WA government are responding to the COVID-19 situation. This website will assist you to keep up to date on what the WA Government are implementing in terms of their own economic stimulus package for WA.

Western Australia’s Government’s Coronavirus: COVID-19: WA Government Response website provides up to date information regarding WA governments response and also includes a direct link to the Australian Government's Department of Health website.

Small Business Development Corporation website provides information and support for small businesses and contains information around Coronavirus support; the Coronavirus Stimulus package – small business; Preparing your business against coronavirus; and FAQs – coronavirus business impact

Australian Government’s - Department of Social Services website provides information for supporting individuals and families that are affected by the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. 

Social Support & Helplines

Desert Blue Connect  

0419 348 006 (Serina) or email 

Covid-19 is causing disruptions to normal like across the world. Therefore Desert Blue Connect are providing counselling sessions via phone or video conferencing. These counselling sessions are available via Desert Blue Connects rural support program for people in the Shires of Mingenew, Morawa, Three Springs, Carnamah, Coorow, Perenjori and Yalgoo. 


13 11 14

Lifeline has a national number who can help put you in contact with a crisis service in your State.  Anyone across Australia experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide can call.

Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800

Kids helpline provides a FREE and confidential  telephone and online counselling service. This service is specifically for young people who are aged between 5 and 25 years of age. Young people can call this service anonymously and speak to professional counsellor's for support. 

Beyond Blue

1300 22 3646

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health and well-being, whatever their age and where ever they live. Their website also provides a lot of information ad resources to help you to look after yourself. 

Mensline Australia

1300 78 99 78 

This service offers telephone and online support, information and referral service specifically for men. It provides support for Australian men anywhere anytime. This support helps men to deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way. 

Suicide Call Back Service

1300 659 467

Free counselling 24/7, whether you’re feeling suicidal, or are worried about someone else, or have lost someone to suicide.  Call for help.


1800 737 732

24 hour national sexual assault, family and domestic violence counselling line for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault.