Media Releases

Western Australia launches National Road Safety Week

14 May 2023

Road Safety Minister Paul Papalia today launched National Road Safety Week, kicking off seven days of road safety events and activities across the country.

Big boost to keep our communities safe and strong

11 May 2023

The McGowan Government is investing significantly to continue supporting safe, strong and fair communities.

Major policing boost to tackle youth crime in the regions

11 May 2023

Police officers and operational assets will continue to be made available to respond to communities experiencing youth crime as part of an $11.7 million boost in the 2023-24 State Budget.

Grants for developing new defence short courses open

27 April 2023

Launched today, the new Defence Industry Reskilling and Upskilling Grants support the development and delivery of new, customised or existing short courses to meet the defence industry's workforce needs - now and in the future.

Applications for 2023 Anzac Day Trust Grants Program now open

26 April 2023

The McGowan Government is encouraging veterans' and ex-service organisations in Western Australia to apply for the 2023 Anzac Day Trust Grants Program.

October 19 to be recognised as War Widows Day in WA

24 April 2023

Western Australia will join Queensland, South Australia and New South Wales in formally recognising 19 October as War Widows Day.

New help to link employers to veterans seeking jobs

24 April 2023

A Transition Employment Portal that links employers to veterans looking for work is now live.

Roving trucks deliver a road safety message on regional roads

12 April 2023

Road Safety Minister Paul Papalia today unveiled a fleet of new roving road safety billboards in the form of 30 Centurion trucks touring the State's regional and remote roads.

School app to bring Anzac stories to life

06 April 2023

Comet Bay College will bring Anzac stories to life through a new augmented reality (AR) app.

Cutting edge cameras to make WA roads safer

05 April 2023

Six cutting edge, mobile point to point safety cameras will be deployed across Western Australia as part of the McGowan Government's ongoing efforts to reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries on our roads.