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150 reasons to start your next trails adventure

Nov 23, 2023
Trails WA releases top trails list, encouraging all Western Australians to explore our great outdoors.
Mountain bike rider on coastal sand dunes at sunset.

New mountain bike trails for Perth's northern suburbs

Nov 20, 2023
Mountain biking in the heart of Perth's northern suburbs is a step closer with design and construction of family-friendly trails at Lake Joondalup going to tender.
Children's Week WA 2023 branding promotional tile in colourful letters

Children’s Week 2023 — A time to celebrate and advocate for child safety

Oct 23, 2023
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

Oct 20, 2023
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.
A lady and a gentleman dancing on a dance floor.

Project means more people ‘Candance’

Jan 13, 2022
The Candance Dance Studio Bunbury is providing opportunities in DanceSport for people with special needs through the ‘Shall we Dance Sport’ project.
Boys playing basketball

New funding program seeks innovative ideas to get people moving

Feb 1, 2021
A new $750,000 funding program has been announced to support innovative projects that encourage physical activity.
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New intrastate travel restrictions from midnight, Tuesday 31 March 2020

Mar 28, 2020

LG Alert

To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, the State Government will introduce further restrictions on travel within Western Australia from midnight Tuesday night (12.00am Wednesday morning).
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