Media Releases

WA Police target hoons with crackdown on rogue eRiders

18 May 2023

Police Minister Paul Papalia today warned that State Traffic officers have ramped up their crackdown on people deliberately flouting eRideable rules, particularly in busy pedestrian areas such as the Perth CBD and coastal shared paths.

Million-dollar rewards offered for 64 unsolved homicides

17 May 2023

The McGowan Government has today announced a major increase of financial rewards that help unlock unsolved homicides and suspicious long-term missing person investigations in Western Australia.

Western Australia launches National Road Safety Week

14 May 2023

Road Safety Minister Paul Papalia today launched National Road Safety Week, kicking off seven days of road safety events and activities across the country.

Big boost to keep our communities safe and strong

11 May 2023

The McGowan Government is investing significantly to continue supporting safe, strong and fair communities.

Major policing boost to tackle youth crime in the regions

11 May 2023

Police officers and operational assets will continue to be made available to respond to communities experiencing youth crime as part of an $11.7 million boost in the 2023-24 State Budget.

Grants for developing new defence short courses open

27 April 2023

Launched today, the new Defence Industry Reskilling and Upskilling Grants support the development and delivery of new, customised or existing short courses to meet the defence industry's workforce needs - now and in the future.

Applications for 2023 Anzac Day Trust Grants Program now open

26 April 2023

The McGowan Government is encouraging veterans' and ex-service organisations in Western Australia to apply for the 2023 Anzac Day Trust Grants Program.

October 19 to be recognised as War Widows Day in WA

24 April 2023

Western Australia will join Queensland, South Australia and New South Wales in formally recognising 19 October as War Widows Day.

New help to link employers to veterans seeking jobs

24 April 2023

A Transition Employment Portal that links employers to veterans looking for work is now live.

Roving trucks deliver a road safety message on regional roads

12 April 2023

Road Safety Minister Paul Papalia today unveiled a fleet of new roving road safety billboards in the form of 30 Centurion trucks touring the State's regional and remote roads.