WA Government strategy will require double vaccine proof at Geraldton Turf Club events with over 1000 people

Reuben CarderMidwest Times
Geraldton Cup winner Big Shot Paddy with Chris Graham aboard last season.
Camera IconGeraldton Cup winner Big Shot Paddy with Chris Graham aboard last season. Credit: Arctic Moon Photography

The State racing body has confirmed people will have to show proof of double-dose vaccination to attend race meetings with attendance of 1000 and over once WA transitions and eases border controls.

Under the State Government’s plan, it will be a requirement to show proof of vaccination to attend big events of 1000 people or more, as well as nightclubs and the casino.

Racing and Wagering WA said it had been confirmed race meets with crowds of 1000 or more fall under the requirement.

“Anyone attending a race meeting where there is an attendance of 1000 plus will be required to be double-dose vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination when WA transitions,” RWWA said in a notice sent to industry.

The Government expects WA to achieve a 90 per cent double-dose vaccination rate around late January to early February next year.

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