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It has not taken long for WA premier Mark McGowan to be asked at his media conference about the most important thing in the state: this weekend’s AFL derby between the Fremantle Dockers and West Coast Eagles.

It is scheduled for Sunday afternoon, the day after this first set of staged restrictions is set to end, and would usually have one of the biggest crowds of the year for any event in the state.

[We] will make decisions based on public health advice later in the week … the game is on Sunday.

[Does it] follow that they can have a full crowd? No, it doesn’t. We’ll follow the health advice, based on how test results emerge over the next 48 to 72 hours.

McGowan says from 12.01am tomorrow:

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