“It is important that we do everything we can to support businesses and the community to get back on their feet,” Chair Commissioner Andrew Hammond said.

Council House front counter will be open for the public to make enquiries in person from 8am Monday 18 May.

Likewise, the City of Perth Library will reopen from 8.30am on Monday 18 May with a 20-person limit at any time, excluding staff. The Library’s hours will be from 8.30am to 4pm, Monday to Saturday.

Patrons can refer to the website for further information about available library services. It is planned the Library opening hours will return to normal in phase 3 of the WA Road to Recovery, including opening on Sundays.

Citiplace Rest Centre will reopen on Monday 23 May from 7am, while the Citiplace Community Centre will remain closed to facilitate maintenance works. The City will review opening the Citiplace Community Centre when phase 3 of the WA Road to Recovery details are announced.

Perth Town Hall and iCity Kiosk are to remain closed for the time being and will be reviewed in mid-June when phase 3 of the WA Road to Recovery details are announced. At this time, iCity Kiosk hours will be reduced with an increased focus on roving ambassadors.

Social distancing requirements of 1.5meters and one person per 4m2 will be maintained at all City of Perth facilities and visitors are asked to please reconsider visiting if they are unwell.

Increased cleaning regimes across all facilities will also be implemented.