The State Government has announced the Level 1 COVID-19 Business Assistance Package.
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Flying the Indigenous Flags on National Sorry Day and throughout National Reconciliation Week recognises the significance of these events for all Australians and is a sign of respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culture.
Western Australia’s local governments are required to advertise their rates from 1 May.
The Office of the Information Commissioner is launching a series of new publications about Open by Design principles.
The State Government has allocated an additional $15 million in funding to deliver an expanded redevelopment of the Perth Cultural Centre (PCC).
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.
March 2022 results out now.
The State Government has announced a new $4 million event grants program towards events and activities to revitalise the CBD and Northbridge.
Anzac Day is a day of special significance to all Australians, particularly for our serving military personnel and returned veterans.
Submissions to the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries on proposed local government reforms are now available for viewing.
Community members are urged to have their say on the future of public libraries in Western Australia.
This webinar is suitable for local government CEOs, and staff involved in economic development, small business support and place activation roles.
Wednesday 30 March 2022
Eligible hospitality businesses can seek a rebate of up to $5000.
Outgoing City of Bayswater CEO Andrew Brien speaks to Local Matters about the City, its achievements and the future.
City of Subiaco CEO Colin Cameron talks about the City and his career so far.
The Activating Alfresco Rebate Program will open shortly.
A sod turning today has marked the start of construction on a $5.9 million purpose-built youth centre to support young people in Ellenbrook.
Local governments have until this Friday (25 February) to take part in a consultation which will help inform how proposed reforms to local government are implemented.
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.
Flying the Indigenous flags on National Sorry Day and throughout National Reconciliation Week recognises the significance of these events for all Australians and is a sign of respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culture.
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The updated induction course published on 31 May 2021 must be completed prior to nominating for a local election.
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The Cemeteries Act 1986 requires all deceased persons to be buried in proclaimed cemeteries administered by responsible trustees.
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Changes to the Local Government Act 1995 were passed by Parliament requires all council members to complete training within the first 12 months of being elected.
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