Due to the COVID-19 state regional restrictions as of midnight 31/3/2020 (https://www.mediastatements.wa.gov.au/Pages/McGowan/2020/03/WA-travel-restrictions-come-into-place-from-midnight-Tuesday.aspx) if you are moving across regions (within WA) to travel to your new home…
Clients Who Are Relocating Across Regions or the BOUNDARY CHECK
UPDATE: 1 May 2020 visit the above WA.Gov.Au link to get your ‘G2GPass’ and app on the above link.
SUPERCEDED: 01/04/2020:AICWA have been advised that anyone wishing to travel across regions, including people relocating must send any requests for travel exemptions to SOCC.email@example.com
SUPERSEDED 31/3/2020: The AICWA has been advised by the Commissioner for Consumer Protection that the Police Superintendent responsible for the regional travel restrictions initiative has granted a general exemption for home buyers/sellers who wish to relocate as they are “traveling home” albeit to a new home.
In order to further strengthen against any doubt as to why a buyer/seller is relocating the AICWA recommends you advise clients to retain a signed copy of the Contract of Sale (O&A). A situation where this may be useful is where the client is traveling separately to their belongings and may be required to substantiate their travel.
For those needing to cross into WA State border, this may be of assistance…