A number of events are happening across the State this week to acknowledge and thank WA’s 320,000 unpaid carers.
Matthew Bill, 22, from Swan View has been named WA Young Person of the Year at the 2017 WA Youth Awards.
In support of Carers Week, the Department of Communities, in partnership with the Carers Advisory Council and Nulsen Disability Services, will host a free screening of On Richard’s Side: Thirty Years. One Story. Time to Care, on Monday 16 October 2017.
Western Australians are encouraged to have a say in who runs their local community by making sure they are ready to vote in the local government elections.
Over 100 stakeholders attended an Age-friendly WA Workshop facilitated by world leading expert Dr Jane Barratt this week.
On 1 July 2017, the Department of Local Government and Communities' functions were transitioned to two new departments.
More information on the recent Machinery of Government changes.