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The Pleasure Garden at Fringe World Festival. Photo by Court McAllister.

COVID-19 Audience Outlook Monitor – WA results

May 27, 2020
WA results from the Audience Outlook Monitor are available now, showing how Western Australian audiences feel about attending arts and culture events in the context of the COVID-19.

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Providing a safe work environment

Dec 19, 2019
McLeods Barristers and Solicitors have recently released an article titled Protection of CEOs from bullying in the workplace under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
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Spectacular spaces revealed as New Museum build complete

Dec 19, 2019
Western Australia's new world-class museum has achieved a major milestone with the construction phase reaching practical completion, on time and within the allocated budget.
Stop pupp farming: adopt don't shop

Give rescued dogs a second chance this Christmas

Dec 11, 2019
This Christmas, Western Australians are being urged to 'Adopt Don't Shop' and give rescued dogs a second chance by adopting a new household pet.
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WA artists to benefit from exchange program with SE Asia

Dec 10, 2019
A new grant program will provide an opportunity for Western Australian artists to take part in an exchange program with artists in South East Asia.
City of Armadale CEO Joanna Abbiss

The allure of Armadale — a place of opportunity

Dec 6, 2019
Joanne Abbiss is the newly appointed chief executive officer of the City of Armadale, the third fastest growing local government in WA filled with natural beauty and great opportunities.
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Sports champions inspire Mid West youth

Dec 6, 2019
Young people in WA’s Mid West met and learnt tips from some of Australia’s best sporting champions as part of the Champions 2 Country tour held last month.
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Boost for beach safety

Dec 6, 2019
Beach Emergency Numbers (BEN) signs have been rolled out across WA to boost beach safety and emergency service response times by providing accurate location information.
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Governance update: local government reforms

Dec 6, 2019
The Local Government Legislation Amendment Act 2019 introduced a range of new reforms when it was passed by Parliament in June 2019.
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Wellbeing index for Western Australia

Dec 6, 2019
Australian National Development Index (ANDI) Roundtable is taking place this month, drawing together state government director generals who will explore the development of a Western Australian wellbeing index.
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Treasures of Western Australia digitised and accessible to all

Dec 5, 2019
A new, free digital platform that provides access to the extraordinary collections from Western Australia's main cultural institutions through a single, searchable portal, has gone live.
Players of Australia huddle after the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 Group D match between Australia and Equatorial Guinea at the Fifa Womens World Cup Stadium.

WA supports Australian bid for Women’s Football World Cup 2023

Dec 2, 2019
The State Government has thrown its support behind Australia's bid to host the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup, the ultimate competition in international women's football.
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30 October 2019 meeting

Nov 28, 2019
State Local Partnership Agreement Communique
Page reviewed 30 July 2019