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Department of Local Government and Communities
On 10 April 2013 the Western Australian Premier announced the formation of the new Department of Local Government and Communities by joining together the Department of Local Government and the Department for Communities. The creation of the new department aims to encourage better collaboration between Government agencies, not-for-profit organisations and local governments, in the delivery of services at a local level.
The new department will aim to improve service delivery, streamline processes, ensure better transparency and bring greater efficiencies to many Government operations.
Switchboard number has changed to 6551 8700.

The WA Local Government Association is the voice of Local Government in Western Australia. As the peak industry body WALGA advocates on behalf of the State's 140 Local Governments and negotiates service agreements for the sector. WALGA is not a government department or agency.

Department of Parks and Wildlife
Department of Parks and Wildlife which will deal with Fire and wildlife issues, national parks.

Department of Environmental Regulation
Department of Environmental Regulation which will deal with regulation issues, contaminated sites etc.

Western Australian Planning Commission
The Department of Planning has statewide responsibility for the planning for future communities. The department plays a vital role in improving the quality of life of all Western Australians

Department of Water
The Department of Water aspires to be an effective and accountable public sector agency and does this through systems, written procedures, policies and guidelines.

Heritage Council of WA
We work with the Heritage Council and the community to recognise and celebrate our significant heritage places, and to promote their long-term viability into the future, through sensitive development and adaptation.

Landgate is Western Australia’s primary source of land information and geographic data, providing the accuracy Government, business and individuals rely on.

Main Roads WA

Water Corporation



The website includes a guide on the steps residents can take to prepare themselves and their homes for the bushfire season as well as easy to reference checklists on the recommended actions to be taken.


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