Perth & Peel to enter 3-day long weekend lockdown

Mark McGowan Premier
Premier McGowan announcing the lockdown. Source - ABC TV

BREAKING NEWS: Premier Mark McGowan has just announced a 3-day lockdown for the Perth and Peel region, starting midnight tonight (Fri 23 April).

This means the lockdown will take effect all through the ANZAC-Day long weekend – Sat, Sun and Monday.

A mask mandate exists as of 6pm today, and are mandatory in all outside areas during the lockdown period, except in your own home with people you live with.

All pubs, bars and clubs will close. There will be no community sport, and no ANZAC dawn services.

The news conference is still going on now, and more information will be available soon.