As a result of the recent restrictions announced by the WA Government Members (over 16 years of age) will not be able to be selected to play pennants, to play social bowls, and even attend the Clubhouse or greens as from 31 January 2022, unless proof of double vaccination or a medical exemption is provided.
We need to collect this information as soon as possible. Keith Willett, the Club Member Registrar, and all Management Committee Members will be undertaking this task but you will need to take responsibility for providing that proof to one of them.
Management Committee Members are Clive Raymond, Carol Curtis, Greg Barry, Glenda Pickford, Trish Cooper, Barbara Lord, Andrew Groves, Chris Lewis, Martina Gericke, Ben Leggett, Coralie Downsborough and Chris Leggett.
Please take the opportunity to provide your proof to any of the above whenever the opportunity arises but in the meantime I can advise that:
on Tuesday 18th Carol Curtis will be available at the Club before Ladies Pennants;
on Thursday 20th between 10 to 12 noon Keith Willett and Clive Raymond will be available at the Club;
on Friday 21st and 28th Barbara Lord will be available at the Club from 5.30 pm particularly for Social Bowlers playing social bowls on those evenings;
on Saturday 22nd Keith Willett will be available at the Club from 10 to 11a.m. and Clive Raymond from 12 noon to 1.00 pm;
on Tuesday 25th and Friday 28thTrish Cooper will be available at the Club from 10 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
Proof of vaccination must be established by presentation of an Australian Government Covid 19 Certificate (on-line or hard copy + identification), the Medicare COVID 19 digital certificate or the Service WA app.
Exemption must be by proof of exemption recorded on the Australian Exemption Register or by a temporary exemption issued by the Chief Health Officer of Western Australia or their delegate.
I am sorry to impose on members but there are heavy penalties for contravening Covid Regulations so we have no choice in the matter. Your cooperation and understanding will be appreciated.
17 January 2022
This Sunday the 16th of January the Joondalup Bowling Club was very pleased to host a round of the State Ladies Singles. Our green keeper Craig presented an excellent playing surface which was highly praised by all the Ladies State players who played at our Club. Our Club also received high praised by an attending executive of Bowls WA for not only the state of the green but the organisation and environment created by our Captain Andrew and his team. One of the Ladies players from a Country Club sincerely thanked us for allowing her to practice during the week and the hospitality that was shown to her all week. She has indicated that it has been an absolute pleasure to practice and play on such a quality green.
Sincere thanks to Andrew for the great leadership and vision to get these type of events at our Club. Thanks to Dot who supplied the morning refreshments for the players with Brett and Jeff Clarke for their assistance during the day. This was proud day for our club and we soon hope to receive some very exciting news about more important competitions to be conducted at our club in the future.
On 31st November 2021 $715.80 was donated to Cure Cancer.
We have a wrong bias tin in which our Male members deposit $2.00 if they happen to put down a wrong biased bowl. So if you are playing pennants, a championship event, and social bowls or even just practicing we are sure your fellow bowlers will remind you about the tin, if you happen to forget.
From May to November $270 has been added to the tin.
In the time the wrong bias tin has been going over $2,000.00 has been raised to go towards a donation to Cancer research and Legacy.
Thank you to all those members who continue to forget to look at the bias before delivery.
Thank you letter from Cure Cancer below.
Following queries from some members, the Board would like to confirm its policy on the COVID-19 vaccination of bowling members.
As has been the policy from the start of the pandemic, the Board has followed and supported the advice provided by the State Government and relevant health authorities.
This will continue to be the case.
Therefore, the Board of Bowls WA strongly supports the Government’s call for community double vaccination as soon as possible, however at this time this will not be a mandatory requirement to play in pennant and other events under the control of Bowls WA.
Further advice will be provided following Government announcements on the attainment of 80% community double vaccination in the coming weeks.
However, clubs must adhere to the Government stipulation that club employees (restaurant, pub, bar or café workers) must have their first vaccination by 31st December and be fully vaccinated by 31st January or risk significant individual and/or club fines.
Should you have any queries please contact the CEO, Ken Pride on 93400 800.
Dave Urquhart. Peter Flack (Sorrento)
The JSA will have all the necessary QR codes and registers available for our members.
COVID-19 coronavirus: Contact registers for patrons
From 5 December 2020, it will be mandatory for particular businesses and venues to collect contact details of customers and patrons and you must register your contact details when visiting particular businesses or venues.
This will include your name, contact number, date and arrival time.
Businesses have the right to deny entry if you refuse to provide valid contact information.
Using the SafeWA online contact register system
Businesses and venues can use the WA Government’s SafeWA contact register app to register attendance in a convenient, contactless and hygienic way.
If you download the SafeWA app, you will be able to sign in using your mobile phone at venues which also use the app.
Your contact information is only accessible to authorised WA Health personnel and will not be provided to any other Government entity or third party marketing agency.
Also see SafeWA guide for patrons.
Clubs also have the right to refuse access or entry to individuals who decline to provide their details in the register, whether that be members and their guests, spectators or corporate/barefoot customers.