School app to bring Anzac stories to life
06 April 2023
Comet Bay College will bring Anzac stories to life through a new augmented reality (AR) app.
Cutting edge cameras to make WA roads safer
05 April 2023
Six cutting edge, mobile point to point safety cameras will be deployed across Western Australia as part of the McGowan Government's ongoing efforts to reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries on our roads.
New partnership supports local defence space industry workforce
31 March 2023
South Metropolitan TAFE (SM TAFE) is joining forces with defence space capability partner Raytheon Australia to train its Exmouth workforce and support local jobs for local people.
Meth buster laws to stop drug dealers at the border
28 March 2023
The McGowan Government is introducing tough new legislation that gives the Western Australian Police Force an unprecedented edge in targeting meth dealers who make money out of misery by stopping illicit drugs from entering the community.
Grants give green light for National Road Safety Week events
15 March 2023
Road Safety Minister Paul Papalia today awarded over $90,000 in grants to local governments and community groups for the hosting of events during National Road Safety Week 2023.
Western Australia home for Australia’s first nuclear-powered submarines
14 March 2023
Western Australia will be at the forefront of Australia's AUKUS Pathway, continuing its proud tradition as the home of Australian submarines.
Mission to sell WA as the ideal sea change
17 February 2023
Police and Defence Industry Minister Paul Papalia will lead a mission to the United Kingdom and Ireland later this month, selling the State's higher wages, lower cost of living, and surf and sunshine lifestyle to workers.
New firearms crackdown to bolster public safety
14 February 2023
Very high-powered firearms that are dangerous at significantly longer ranges and capable of piercing armour plating will be outlawed in Western Australia from 1 July 2023.
Western Australian defence researchers awarded a total of $127,500
09 February 2023
Eleven successful defence researchers have been awarded a total of $127,500 from the McGowan Government through the Defence Science Centre (DSC) Research Higher Degree Student Grants program.
Firearms Crackdown to Include Mandatory Mental Health Checks
05 February 2023
The McGowan Government will introduce mandatory mental health checks for Western Australian gun owners as part of its commitment to overhaul the State's outdated firearms laws and put community safety first.