Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (WA)

Owning Institution:

Western Australian cultural infrastructure framework 2030+

This strategy document outlines how the Government of Western Australia aims to facilitate activities in arts, culture and creativity in the state.

Report of the Inquiry into the City of Perth

This final report of the Inquiry into the City of Perth outlines a litany of dysfunction, poor governance, factionalism and fertile ground for greed, incompetence and mismanagement. The recommendations that apply to the local government sector are broadly supported by the West Australian government.

Local Government Review Panel: final report

In this final review report, the panel has made 65 recommendations for the proposed legislation that focus on future-proofing local governments in Western Australia and promoting healthy, connected and engaged local communities. The recommendations address the need for a renewed focus on integrity, inclusive local...

Ageing in multicultural Western Australia

The challenges faced by older Western Australians from culturally diverse backgrounds are highlighted in this report, which has been prepared to assist with service planning and work to combat ageism, discrimination and financial stress.
Media release

McGowan Government exercises new powers to help ratepayers

The Minister for Local Government has exercised his new powers under the Local Government Amendment (COVID-19 Response) Act 2020. Initiative: Residential ratepayers suffering financial hardship will not be charged interest on overdue rates