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Disaster assistance following Wooroloo bushfires

Disaster assistance has been made available to assist communities in the City of Swan and the Shire of Mundaring recover from the extensive damage caused by bushfires in the region this week. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). Information on disaster assistance is available

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Residents Affected by Bushfire Eligible for Double Extended Outage Payment

The WA Government has authorised extra power outage payments for those affected by the devastating Perth Hills bushfire.   The extended outage payment is usually $80 but has been increased to $160 for customers impacted by the bushfire, either directly or indirectly. Around 1,300 homes and businesses are currently without power due

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Further support for transport industry to keep WA moving

The WA government will provide $6.1 million to train more Western Australians in Heavy Rigid (HR), Heavy Combination (HC) or Multi-Combination (MC) heavy vehicle driving through both theoretical and hands-on practical truck driver training.  The job-ready Heavy Vehicle Driving Operations Skill Set and driver training will train an estimated 1,000 skilled

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Eastern Suburbs Road Gateway a Step Closer

Planning and development is progressing to deliver a $386.5 million project that will create a new, free-flowing gateway into Perth's eastern suburbs. The Greater Connect consortium comprising Laing O'Rourke, AECOM, and Arcadis has been awarded the contract to deliver the Great Eastern Highway Bypass Interchanges project. Federal Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure,

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Man Refused Bail after Failing to Wear a Mask Under Perth’s Strict Lockdown Conditions

A 41-year-old man from Ellenbrook has been arrested, charged and refused bail after failing to comply with a direction to wear a face mask in public today. The man was located outside a shopping centre on Great Eastern Highway, Midland, which is within the Perth Metropolitan COVID lockdown area. Police engaged with

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