Media Releases

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.

New partnership supports local defence space industry workforce

31 March 2023

South Metropolitan TAFE (SM TAFE) is joining forces with defence space capability partner Raytheon Australia to train its Exmouth workforce and support local jobs for local people.

Meth buster laws to stop drug dealers at the border

28 March 2023

The McGowan Government is introducing tough new legislation that gives the Western Australian Police Force an unprecedented edge in targeting meth dealers who make money out of misery by stopping illicit drugs from entering the community.

Grants give green light for National Road Safety Week events

15 March 2023

Road Safety Minister Paul Papalia today awarded over $90,000 in grants to local governments and community groups for the hosting of events during National Road Safety Week 2023.

Western Australia home for Australia’s first nuclear-powered submarines

14 March 2023

Western Australia will be at the forefront of Australia's AUKUS Pathway, continuing its proud tradition as the home of Australian submarines.