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Ian Prior of the Force leads the team out onto the field during the Global Rapid Rugby match between the Western Force and the World XV at HBF Park. Photo: Getty Images.

VenuesWest delivers gold medal winning performance

Oct 7, 2019
State Government venue owner and operator, VenuesWest has enjoyed its most successful year ever, breaking records for attendances, events held, and funding reinvested in support of elite sport.

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Controlling Off-road Vehicles in Your Community

Jan 23, 2017

Ministerial circular 2 2017

In light of recent off-road vehicle incidents across the State, local governments are reminded of the options available for controlling off-road vehicle use in the community.
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Local Government (Regional Subsidiaries) Regulations 2017

Jan 21, 2017

Ministerial circular 1 2017

I am pleased to announce the introduction of the regional subsidiary model in Western Australia. This is a mechanism that local governments have sought for many years and the necessary changes have now been enacted.

Changes to the Liquor Control Regulations 1989

Jan 11, 2017
A new category of special facility licence allows for the online sale of WA produced wine.
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Budget Consideration in Rate Setting

Jan 4, 2017

Departmental circular 2 2017

As local governments commence their annual budget setting process for the 2017-18 financial year it is an opportune time for a reminder about how the budget process influences rating models.

Liquor restrictions

Jul 23, 2014
Mechanisms available to address harm caused due to the use of liquor are provided under sections 64 and 175(1a) of the Liquor Control Act 1988.

Section 64 “Show Cause” in relation to alcohol-related harm in the Pilbara

May 31, 2012
Following consideration of the WA Police and the West Pilbara Alcohol Management Group jointly prepared report regarding the evidence and extent of alcohol-related harm.

Section 64 “Show Cause” in relation to alcohol-related harm in the Kalgoorlie/Boulder area

May 31, 2012
The WA Police have written to the Director of Liquor Licensing and have prepared a report regarding the evidence and extent of alcohol-related harm being experienced by people in the communities of Kalgoorlie, Boulder, Coolgardie and Kambalda.
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