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Creative businesses are invited to apply for the 2024 WA Export Awards

Jun 4, 2024
The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries is proudly supporting the Creative Industries category for the 2024 Western Australian (WA) Export Awards.
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Event recognises volunteering excellence in the Great Southern

May 21, 2024
Two highly respected volunteers in the Great Southern community have been recognised for their contribution to the local sporting community at an awards night in Albany.
DLGSC Director General Lanie Chopping (centre) presents the prize for the West Australian Short Film Category — won by won by Kyle Thistlethwaite, Nicholas Verryn, Nadine Barry and Taylor Finch for ‘Verge Collection’

Prize-winning short films hit the big screen at Rooftop

Mar 1, 2024
Australia’s best short film makers were recognised last night at the awards for the Best Australian Short-Film Competition.
DLGSC Pilbara Regional Manager Toby Cotterel (left) with award winners in Karratha - Ashleigh Greenwell, Toby Fountain, Cassie Perry and Jodie Swaffer - plus Sharon Leyland from sponsor Extreme Edge.

Sports awards recognise Pilbara athletes and officials

Dec 5, 2023
The 2023 Pilbara Regional Sports Awards have recognised and celebrated the contribution and outstanding achievements of members of the local sport and recreation community.
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First ever Place Innovation Awards recognise our local communities and spaces

Sep 18, 2023
Our regional and metropolitan local governments have been recognised for their innovative solutions to build community connections, activate local spaces and foster greater collaboration.

Minister for Local Government’s Place Innovation Awards

Jul 24, 2023

LG Alert

New awards showcasing the best in place-based innovation by WA’s local governments are now open for nominations.
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New awards showcase the best in local government innovation

Jul 21, 2023
Local governments are being encouraged to nominate for new awards celebrating the most innovative, collaborative approaches to placemaking across the state.
Western Australian Premier's Book Awards 2023 Winners

Winners of the 2023 WA Premier's Book Awards announced

Jun 26, 2023
The 2023 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards winners have been announced at an award ceremony at the State Library of Western Australia.
Brett Patten

Brett Patten scores a winning shot at SportWest Awards 2022

Feb 24, 2023
We’re proud to share that the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries’ Sports Administrator of the Year Award 2022 goes to Brett Patten, CEO of Tennis West.
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Distinguished WA artists honoured at State Cultural Treasures Awards 2022

Dec 8, 2022
Distinguished Western Australian artists have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to the WA arts sector and community at the State Cultural Treasures Awards in Perth.
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WA Premier’s Book Awards unveils new category: Book of the Year

Nov 30, 2022
A brand-new category in the Western Australian Premier's Book Awards has been announced — The Premier's Prize for Book of the Year Award sponsored by Writing WA.
David Bentley standing with with Tim Fraser

Emerging Leader of the Year announced at LG Pro WA Conference

Nov 3, 2022
The winner of the Emerging Leader of the Year Award at the LG Professionals WA Annual State Conference has been announced as David Bentley, Coordinator of Governance and Strategy at the Town of Victoria Park.
Andrew Liddawi with a message stick

Breaking all boundaries: Award honours mountain biking pioneer

Oct 25, 2022
Andrew Liddawi, mountain biker and founder of adaptive cycling and hiking organisation Break the Boundary, has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to Western Australia's trail industry.
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Shire of Meekathara Making a Difference for local young people

Oct 21, 2022
The Shire of Meekatharra’s Youth Services, which provides dynamic programs for young people aged 8-18 in the State’s Mid West, has been named the winner of this year’s Making a Difference Award.
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Western Australia Premier’s Book Awards winners announced

Jun 17, 2022
The Western Australian Premier's Book Awards winners have been announced during a ceremony at the State Library of Western Australia.
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Albany Sharks club president wins prestigious volunteer award

May 17, 2022
The Great Southern region has kicked off National Volunteer Week by celebrating two of its finest volunteers for their outstanding commitment to the sporting community.
Montage of Tokyo Paralympian dual gold medallist Madison de Rozario OAM with Christina Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of the Western Australian Cricket Association

WA’s top sports stars shine under Optus Stadium lights

Feb 28, 2022
The State's most outstanding sports stars were recognised at the prestigious SportWest Awards ceremony held at Optus Stadium recently.
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Volunteers make the world go round

Dec 16, 2021
Talking about the huge value of sport and recreation volunteers may well be preaching to the choir but it never hurts to make just a little bit more noise about them.
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Shire of Bruce Rock wins big at WA Community Achievement Awards

Dec 6, 2021
The Shire of Bruce Rock was this year’s winner of the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries Making a Difference Award at the WA Community Achievement Awards.
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Tourism operators celebrated at Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards

Nov 15, 2021
Tourism business founder Troy Thomas was posthumously awarded the Sir David Brand Medal for Tourism at the 2021 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards last night.
WA Premier's Book Awards 2020 Winners Announced

Premier’s Book Award winners announced

Aug 26, 2021
Western Australian writer, activist and political analyst Sisonke Msimang, who is known for her works on race, gender and democracy, was last night awarded the $60,000 Western Australian Writer's Fellowship as part of the Premier's Book Awards.
Annie Hudson of Bindoon Library

Bindoon Library scoops Making a Difference Award

Dec 7, 2020
Bindoon Library has won the prestigious Making a Difference Award at this year’s Regional Achievement and Community Awards.
Wheatbelt winners … part of the Wheatbelt Secondary Freight Route team at the awards.

Wheatbelt roads project is a winner!

Oct 31, 2019
A Wheatbelt freight project involving 42 local governments has won the Making a Difference award at the recent Regional Achievement and Community Awards.
Minister David Templeman with staff from the State Library of Western Australia.

Premier’s Book Award winners announced

Jul 26, 2019
The winners of the 2018 Premier's Book Awards were announced at the State Library of Western Australia tonight, marking the beginning of a new era for the annual awards.
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