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McGowan Government’s advocacy rewarded with Large Air Tanker for this bushfire season

The McGowan Government's advocacy over many years for better aerial firefighting support has been acknowledged with the addition of a Large Air Tanker to the State's aerial fleet for this bushfire season.

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Proposed marine parks on Buccaneer Archipelago progressing

Traditional owners and the State Government today celebrated a milestone towards the creation of proposed marine parks in the Buccaneer Archipelago, with the release of indicative joint management plans for public comment.

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DBCA News

Milestone for Fitzroy River

Proposed national parks in the Fitzroy River area are one step closer to being finalised following the historic ceremonial signing to progress an Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) with the Bunuba People.

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Lake Kepwari. Photo - Parks and Wildlife Service
Lake Kepwari. Photo - Parks and Wildlife Service

Lake Kepwari transformed into major tourism drawcard

Premier Mark McGowan officially opened the new $5.2 million campground and boating facilities at Collie's Lake Kepwari today, marking the delivery of a major election commitment to drive tourism and support the local economy.

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Cape to Cape mountain bike race
Cape to Cape mountain bike race

New resource exploring the accessibility of WA’s national parks

The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) has released a new resource for people with disability, their families and carers that highlights the accessibility improvements in Western Australia's national parks and reserves.

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DBCA News

Tender for Collie suspension bridge confirmed

Plans for a new $1.285 million suspension bridge in Collie are underway with the tender being awarded for the design and construction of the project.

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DBCA News

WA at the forefront of Aboriginal joint management

The McGowan Government is leading the way in successful joint management with traditional owners, as confirmed by a review into the functionality of Western Australia's joint management arrangements.

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William Bay National Park
William Bay National Park

William Bay National Park now open

The McGowan Government has today announced the completion of the first two stages of the William Bay National Park renewal project and reopening of the park to the public.

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DBCA News

Call for ecotourism proposals for Wellington National Park

The McGowan Government is calling for private sector proposals to develop ecotourism and adventure activities in Wellington National Park near Collie.

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DBCA News

Guniyan Binba Conservation Park joint management plan launched

A joint land management plan has officially been launched for Guniyan Binba Conservation Park in Broome.

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