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Sam Kerr of the Matildas

WA State Football Centre renamed to inspire the next Sam Kerr

Oct 27, 2023
Sam Kerr Football Centre named at community football festival to mark the facility’s official opening after a $50.8 million dollar infrastructure project managed by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC), jointly funded by the WA and Australian Governments.

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WA's strengthened Banned Drinkers Register passes Parliament

Media release

New laws to strengthen the Banned Drinkers Register passed through Parliament yesterday to improve its effectiveness in reducing alcohol-related harm.
Local Government Act changes

Local government reform webinar 7

LG Alert

Please join us for our monthly reform webinar.
Waringarri Arts Community Nights and Wirnan Performances teach young people about their culture

Funding supports successful cultural and arts alliance in Kimberley

More than $1 million in additional funding over 4 years has been approved for the successful Wirnan Cultural Engagement and Learning Project involving 6 art centres in the Kimberley.
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Flying of flags: State funeral for Hon. William (Bill) George Hayden

LG Alert

A State Funeral Service for the Honourable William (Bill) George Hayden AC will take place at 9.00 am AWST on Friday 3 November 2023 at St Mary’s Church, Elizabeth Street, Ipswich, Queensland.
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Great Southern region setting for new film starring Daisy Ridley

Western Australia’s Great Southern region will provide a stunning backdrop for a survival-thriller film featuring international star Daisy Ridley (Star Wars sequel trilogy).

Thomas family on target at Sporting Clays National Championship

71-year-old Mick Thomas shares more than just a bloodline with his 15-year-old grandson Liam.
Sam Kerr of the Matildas

WA State Football Centre renamed to inspire the next Sam Kerr

Sam Kerr Football Centre named at community football festival to mark the facility’s official opening after a $50.8 million dollar infrastructure project managed by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC), jointly funded by the WA and Australian Governments.
State Football Centre

State Government delivers on legacy for football in WA

Local football will benefit from $9.3 million in government funding to ensure Western Australia's successful hosting of this year's FIFA Women's World Cup delivers a lasting legacy for the world game in WA.
Author Craig Silvey with Lily LaTorre and Squid the grey dog.

Western Australian story Runt to be made for the big screen

Media release

Craig Silvey's best-selling novel, Runt, is being adapted for the big screen after selling more than 100,000 copies and winning multiple awards.
Matildas' players celebrating after a goal at a football match

Sunday Matildas match at Optus Stadium a sellout

This weekend's Olympic qualifier between the Matildas and the Philippines has been declared a sellout, with all general public tickets to the match at Optus Stadium now being sold.
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Top tennis players are returning to Perth this December for the United Cup

The United Cup is returning to Perth this December where the world’s best tennis players will compete side-by-side.
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Children’s Week 2023 — A time to celebrate and advocate for child safety

Children's Week, an annual celebration dedicated to children, is taking place this year from 21 to 29 October.
Collaborative painting on Country, Ngurra Kutjuwarra (On Country, Together), Warlayirti Artists Aboriginal Corporation, Great Sandy Desert, Western Australia 2021. Photo by Lucinda White

Applications for Community Recovery Grants Program now open

The Department of Local Government, Sport, and Cultural Industries is actively supporting the Community Recovery Grants Program, which is aimed at assisting communities affected by the events associated with ex-Tropical Cyclone Ellie.

Preparing for your new council’s first meeting

LG Alert

Local governments will need to prepare for their first Council meeting post election.
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Last chance to vote in the 2023 local government elections

This Saturday, 21 October is election day for local governments across Western Australia.
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Guidance on reporting credit card and purchasing card transactions

LG Alert

From 1 September 2023, local governments are required to disclose information about each transaction made on a credit card, debit card or other purchasing cards.

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