Regional Western Australian liquor stores will be allowed to open longer on Easter Sunday, as the result of a decision by the Director of Liquor Licensing.
The move means business owners will not have to apply for an extended trading permit or pay any fees.
The decision allows regional bottle shops to open Drugs & AlcoholEaster Read More
The WA Police Force, together with law enforcement partner agencies, have stopped an estimated $50 million of methamphetamine hitting our streets.
Police MinisterMichelle Roberts joined Commissioner of Police Chris Dawson at Police headquarters today to outline details of several police operations, which this week led to the seizure of 51.5 kilograms Drugs & Alcohol Read More
An alcohol and other drug treatment prison for male offenders will be established at Casuarina Prison to help break the cycle of drug-related crime.
The treatment prison will be housed at one of four new units to be built at Casuarina Prison, as part of the State Government's $120 million investment Drugs & Alcohol Read More
Obesity and harm from alcohol use will be in the spotlight at a Preventive Health Summit this Friday. The summit's focus will be to encourage broader thinking and community engagement about ways to foster healthy lifestyles among Western Australians.
Chronic diseases are the leading cause of disease and disability in Australia, Drugs & AlcoholFood & DiningHealth Read More
The State Government is set to boost Western Australia's fledgling hemp industry, loosening a legislative barrier that was limiting hemp production in the State.
The Government will amend the Industrial Hemp Act 2004 to allow hemp to be grown with a tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content of up to one per cent.
Currently, the Drugs & Alcohol Read More
Carnarvon Detectives have charged several people in relation to their ongoing operation targeting the activities of a suspected criminal gang dealing in illicit drugs in the Geraldton, Carnarvon, Karratha, and Port Hedland areas.
Continued inquiries into the activities of Naala Moort gang members resulted in two men being further charged with Drugs & Alcohol Read More
The WA Government will amend the Liquor Control Act 1988 to reject application approvals if a proposed liquor store is bigger than a prescribed size and is located within a set distance from another large outlet.
The proposed size and radius will be outlined in the regulations by the Director of Drugs & Alcohol Read More
The WA Government's Methamphetamine Action Plan (MAP) Taskforce is undertaking public consultation and is seeking comments from those affected by methamphetamine in Western Australia.
Members of the community, including individuals and families directly affected, as well as health service providers, community workers and business owners, are invited to contribute their views Drugs & Alcohol Read More
Regional Investigations Unit detectives have charged a 35 year old man as a result of their investigation into an armed robbery at a liquor store in Beldon on Friday, 12 January 2018.
It will be alleged around 11pm, the man armed with a firearm entered the store located on the corner Drugs & Alcohol Read More
Around 11:40pm last night (2 January 2018), Police and St. John Ambulance officers were called to a home in Colombo Street, Victoria Park .
On arrival, numerous people were found in an unconscious or semi-conscious state.
Detectives are investigating if the cause of their condition is drug related.
Three men were taken Royal Drugs & Alcohol Read More