COVID Safe

Stay safe at Perth Festival!

Perth Festival will be following all government requirements relating to the management of COVID-19. These requirements may change with very little notice. By purchasing a ticket, you agree to comply with our terms and conditions.
This page covers all COVID Safe requirements as advised by Government of Western Australia.

All Perth Festival events will be delivered under our approved COVID Event Plan. The safety of our audiences, staff and artists is our highest priority. So please don’t attend any Festival events if you are feeling unwell or experiencing any symptoms.

This website will be updated with additional information over time.

Lotterywest Films - Proof of Vaccination Required

Patrons must continue to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status to enjoy a night under the stars at UWA Somerville. Anyone without proof of double-vaccination and without a valid exemption will be denied entry. Plan ahead by having your vaccination proof and a valid ID ready before you leave home. Remind your family and friends about these entry requirements so they can be prepared.

To help our staff assist your entry, please allow extra time by arriving early and bring your proof of vaccination and a valid ID or a valid medical exemption. We appreciate your patience and understanding and thank you in advance for your respect to our hardworking staff.

Acceptable forms of vaccination proof are:

• A COVID-19 digital certificate;
• A printed copy of the certificate;
• An immunisation history statement; or
• A medical exemption See the WA Government’s Proof of COVID-19 vaccinations page for more information.

We encourage people to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Discretionary exchanges or refunds may be considered if you have been in direct contact with someone with suspected COVID-19.

Staying COVID-safe is a shared responsibility and the most important thing is that everyone stay safe and healthy. If you have any concerns or are unable to attend Lotterywest Films as a result of these measures, please get in touch with us as soon as possible emailing our Box Office team.

Attending an event

When attending events please be aware of the following information. 

COVID Safe messages 

COVID Safe messages may be delivered before, during and after events. Listen out for information and follow the directions.

Feeling unwell during an event

If you become unwell during an event, find event staff or first aid. In venues, approach a venue usher or staff member. In public spaces, locate a Perth Festival staff member who will be wearing a Perth Festival t-shirt.

Right to Refuse

Businesses have the right to refuse service and must insist that anyone displaying COVID-19 symptoms leaves the venue. This applies to events held in and around performing arts venues, as well as in public event spaces managed by Perth Festival.

COVID Safe signage

Look for COVID Safe signage and follow directions.

Public transport

Using public transport? Keep up to date with COVID Safe travel updates on TransperthWA website ⟶

Terms & Conditions

Perth Festival will be implementing all government orders relating to COVID-19 and we have updated our ticketing Terms & Conditions accordingly.

The key points are: 

  • It is a condition of entry at all Perth Festival 2022 events and venues that patrons 16 years and over must demonstrate proof of a double dose COVID-19 vaccination or a medical exemption sufficient to meet WA State Government requirements. Any patron 16 years and over without valid proof of vaccination or without a valid proof of medical exemption will be denied entry.
  • Should a Perth Festival 2022 event or venue become impacted by a government order mandating the wearing of face masks or any other requirement mandated by the government, it is a condition of entry that you will need to wear a mask within the venue or otherwise comply with that requirement or present evidence of a medical exemption if applicable.

Please read our full Terms & Conditions

Register Your Attendance

We are implementing WA Government's SafeWA contact tracing system. Since December 5 2021, it's a condition of entry to register your attendance at our venues. To make it easier, download the SafeWA app now via the WA Government website.

Click here to download the app. 

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Stay home if you are sick

Stay home if you are unwell or have a cough, fever, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath.

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Maintain physical distancing

Keep 1.5m between yourself and others. You may attend events in your social or household group. 

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Wash your hands regularly

Practice good hand hygiene. Wash your hands frequently and use hand sanitiser where provided.

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