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Provisions for electronic meetings in local governments

LG Alert

On health advice, Western Australia’s State of Emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic is set to end on 12.01am, the morning of Friday 4 November. WA’s strong health outcomes mean we are exceptionally well placed to move into the next stage of the pandemic.
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Local Government (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Order 2022

LG Alert

The Local Government Amendment (COVID-19 Response) Act 2020 enables the Minister for Local Government to make an order that modifies or suspends provisions of the Local Government Act 1995 (the Act) and Regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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$1.65 million to keep WA’s sport and recreation clubs COVID-safe

The State Government has announced $1.65 million in funding for COVID-related cleaning and personal hygiene costs at local community sport and active recreation clubs.
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South Freo patisserie first to receive grant in $5 million COVID-19 Activating Alfresco program

The first rebate in the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries’ Activating Alfresco Rebate Program has been made to a local patisserie in South Fremantle.
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COVID-19 Audience Outlook Monitor

March 2022 results out now.
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Applications are now open for the Activating Alfresco Rebate Program

Eligible hospitality businesses can seek a rebate of up to $5000.
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Activating Alfresco Rebate Program

The Activating Alfresco Rebate Program will open shortly.
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Holding meetings electronically

LG Alert

Several local governments have contacted the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries about the requirement to hold Electors’ general meetings and Special electors’ meetings (Electors' meetings) and if they can be held electronically.
Roll up for WA

Vaccine rollout for sport and recreation

It’s been a busy few months in the COVID-19 vaccine space. To get the latest news on the national rollout, keep visiting
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Local Government COVID-19 Vaccine Information Sessions

LG Alert

DLGSC, with the Department of Health, is holding two exclusive information sessions for local government staff and elected members in Western Australia.
Perth and Peel transition out of lockdown: interim restrictions apply

End of lockdown for Perth and Peel from 12:01am, Saturday 3 July

Interim restrictions are in effect until 12.01am, Tuesday 6 July.
Lockdown: Perth and Peel

Lockdown: Perth and Peel

Perth and Peel has entered a minimum four-day lockdown from 12.01am, Tuesday 29 June 2021 until 12.01am, Saturday 3 July 2021.
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Roll up for WA posters

LG Alert

Anyone over the age of 30, and all Aboriginal people over the age of 16, in Western Australia are now eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Local Government (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Order 2021

LG Alert

The Local Government (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Order 2021 (the Order), comes into effect on 2 June 2021, providing ongoing assistance to WA ratepayers hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic for the 2021-22 financial year.
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Restrictions on the sale of packaged liquor due to COVID-19 — Kimberley region

The Director of Liquor Licensing has reviewed the previous restrictions on liquor purchases in the Kimberley put in place to support measures taken due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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State Government donates $2 million towards India COVID crisis

The State Government is allocating $2 million in relief funding to support those directly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in India.


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