Club Statement

Message from the CEO

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To our members and supporters,

From Monday (23/3/2020) the licenced premises has been closed in accordance with the Government imposed restrictions. In conjunction with the announcement last week that no football would be played until at least May 31, we have faced another week of rapid change and challenge. We have made the incredibly difficult decision to stand down the staff in the licenced club and our football department. They are all valued members of our Westies family and we hope to be in a position in the future to bring them back when things to return to some sort of normality.

The Club will continue to monitor the relief packages that are being announced by various levels of government to ensure we can capitalise on any benefits available to us. Already, there have been announcements that will assist in the coming months. We are also in close communication with all other SANFL clubs and the league about how we best approach the situation in a united fashion. All are committed to getting through the tough times we’re facing and recovering together.

Thanks you to those members who have reached out to offer support. Anybody wishing to make a tax deductible donation to support the football club is welcome to do so here, your support will go directly to keeping the pack running. It continues to be a challenge for us but we expect to get through it and see Westies back out there in the future.