Catholic Education




All Catholic schools across Western Australia (WA) are operating within the COVID-19, Baseline Settings.

As endorsed by National Cabinet in adopting a nationally consistent approach, wearing masks indoors is strongly encouraged. The Department of Education, Catholic Education WA and the Association of Independent Schools WA have sent a letter to all Western Australian schools to distribute to their parents and carers.

For up to the minute information please refer to the Department of Health and the Government of Western Australia websites; HealthyWA and, as these sites are continually updated with new information as circumstances change.

Catholic Education Western Australia continues to align with WA Government advice to provide our schools and school community with relevant information and updates.

COVID-19 Information and FAQs

Catholic Education Western Australia continues to align with WA Government advice to ensure the health and safety of all students and staff, and to provide our schools with relevant information and updates.

COVID-19 teaching and learning

We are committed to ensuring all Catholic school students are safe, supported and able to continue their studies at school.


The health and wellbeing of Catholic school students, their families and school staff remain our priority.

Student Attendance

All students are required to attend school unless they are unwell.

Staff,  students  and  parents  are  not  to  attend  schools  if  they  are  unwell  (symptomatic)  or  test  positive to COVID-19, until permitted under public health requirements. Parents are asked to seek medical  advice  if  their  child  exhibits  symptoms  of  COVID-19  and  are  encouraged  to  notify  the  school  if  they  have  undergone  testing.  Normal  processes  for  advising  the  school  of  a  child’s  absence will apply for any parent who keeps their unwell child home.

Read updated COVID-19 Information and FAQs here.

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COVID-19 fee support

Catholic Education Western Australia recognises we are living through an unprecedented time in our history and that the social and economic impact of the COVID-19 virus has been significant.

Read more about COVID-19 fee support


Western Australia’s hard border controls have come to an end, but travel restrictions remain in place to remote communities.

Western Australians who travel to interstate or overseas destinations must comply with the Western Australian state government requirements; for example, travelers are still required to complete a G2G pass.

Should you wish to travel, consult the following websites and contact numbers to inform yourself about the most up to date travel requirements:

Entry to Australia

Website: COVID-19: Entering Australia

Phone: 1800 020 080

Entry to Western Australia

Website: COVID-19: Entering Western Australia

Phone: 13 26 843

Also, a reminder that, with limited exceptions, a mask must be worn by all Western Australians, over 8 years of age, in the following settings:

  • at an airport
  • on an aircraft that is in WA or flying in the airspace over Western Australia
  • travelling in a vehicle with a person who you know or ought reasonably to know is subject to a quarantine direction (this includes in a personal vehicle, private car, hired car, ride-share vehicle or taxi)