Media Releases

New state-of-the-art playground for Burswood Park

04 May 2024

The Cook Government will invest $3 million to elevate the appeal of Burswood Park reserve and attract more visitors to the precinct.

New defence industry website 'The Other Force' launches

29 April 2024

The Cook Government has launched a new website to encourage Western Australians to explore and navigate employment and career pathways in our State's growing defence industry workforce.

State Government provides help for veterans

25 April 2024

The significantly expanded Anzac Day Trust Grants program is entering its fourth year, which is essential to ensuring Western Australia never forgets the sacrifices our service men and women, and their families have made in defence of our nation.

Australian Marine Complex reaches 21-year milestone

24 April 2024

Western Australia's Australian Marine Complex (AMC) has reached a major milestone, marking two decades of successful operation and support for some of the State's biggest and most important industries.

USA defence mission to increase AUKUS benefits for WA

14 April 2024

The Cook Government has completed an international mission to identify more opportunities for Western Australia's defence sector and exhibit the State's ability to support the AUKUS alliance, with a focus on maritime technology, cyber security, unmanned systems and space.

Regional recruitment to bolster WA Prison Officer numbers

28 March 2024

Educators from the Corrective Services Academy will hold Prison Officer training courses in country Western Australia, enabling local community members to start a new career without having to leave their hometown.

Former Deputy Police Commissioner to supervise gaming in WA

26 March 2024

The Cook Government has appointed accomplished former Deputy Police Commissioner Gary Dreibergs as the new Chair of the Gaming and Wagering Commission (GWC) for a three-year term.

WA Government welcomes ASC's appointment as AUKUS sovereign sustainment partner

22 March 2024

The WA Government welcomes the Australian Government's decision to appoint the ASC as the prime contractor responsible for the delivery of AUKUS submarine sustainment and maintenance services.

Wharf capacity increased for vessels at Henderson

21 March 2024

The completion of an $8.2 million Deck Infill upgrade project has increased the capacity of the Australian Marine Complex (AMC) in Henderson to service commercial and Defence vessels, including Anzac Class Frigates.

New community goes dry and three renew commitment

20 March 2024

An Aboriginal community in the Pilbara is the latest to ban alcohol and joins three North West communities renewing their commitment to being alcohol free.