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COVID Event Guidelines and Plans to enable for more events in WA

Sep 18, 2020
Events of more than 500 people that require a local government authority approval will be supported with COVID Event Guidelines and COVID Event Plans to ensure more events are held in Western Australia.

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Applications are now open for the Activating Alfresco Rebate Program

21 Mar 2022
Eligible hospitality businesses can seek a rebate of up to $5000.
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Work begins on $5.9 million youth hub for Ellenbrook kids

25 Feb 2022
A sod turning today has marked the start of construction on a $5.9 million purpose-built youth centre to support young people in Ellenbrook.
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Level 1 COVID-19 Business Assistance Package

24 Feb 2022
The State Government has announced almost $67 million for a new COVID-19 Business Assistance Package for businesses adversely affected by increasing cases and the necessary implementation of Level 1 public health and social measures.
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Arts program renews and strengthens local community connection

15 Feb 2022
10 regional and 3 metro artist-in-residence projects will receive grants through the State Government's $5 million Creative Communities COVID-19 Recovery Program.
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Funding available for upgrades to regional galleries

3 Jun 2021
Public galleries in regional Western Australia can apply for funding from $2500 to $50,000 for minor or major scale upgrades and support through the Public Regional Galleries Improvement Fund.
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Financial assistance for ratepayers to continue

30 Apr 2021
Financial hardship measures introduced by the State Government to protect Western Australian ratepayers hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, will be extended.
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Local governments aid COVID recovery

21 Oct 2020
Local governments are playing a vital role in communities’ COVID-19 recovery.
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New exemptions introduced to continue WA’s strong recovery

19 Oct 2020
On the advice of the Chief Health Officer, the State Government will extend Phase 4 of the COVID-19 roadmap but will now allow exemptions to the 2 square metre rule at selected venues to continue Western Australia's economic recovery and keep WA safe and strong.
‘Tiger Tale’ by Barrowland Ballet (Scotland), 2016 AWESOME Festival. Photo by James Campbell.

Now open — Creative Communities COVID-19 Recovery Program Collaboration category

1 Oct 2020
Applications are now open to the Collaboration category of the DLGSC and Lotterywest Creative Communities COVID-19 Recovery Program.
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COVID Event Guidelines and Plans to enable for more events in WA

18 Sep 2020
Events of more than 500 people that require a local government authority approval will be supported with COVID Event Guidelines and COVID Event Plans to ensure more events are held in Western Australia.
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