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Baigup Wetlands Interest Group members working in the wetland
Baigup Wetlands Interest Group members working in the wetland

Community Rivercare Program third round of grants open

The third round of the McGowan Government's Community Rivercare Program is now open, with applications invited until September 23, 2019.

Swan River and Perth CBD, Photo: Parks and Wildlife Service
Swan River and Perth CBD, Photo: Parks and Wildlife Service

$1 million funding for riverbanks along Swan and Canning Rivers

The McGowan Labor Government has allocated $1 million in funding to the Riverbank Program to improve the condition of shorelines and enhance biodiversity, infrastructure protection and social amenity values in the Swan Canning Riverpark.

Houtman Abrolhos Islands
Houtman Abrolhos Islands

Historic day for WA as Houtman Abrolhos Islands National Park officially created

Premier Mark McGowan today announced the official creation of the Houtman Abrolhos Islands National Park, located about 80km west of Geraldton.

Echidna rock art at Murujuga
Echidna rock art at Murujuga

Land added to Murujuga National Park as plan to recognise ancient culture progresses

Murujuga National Park, home to the world's highest concentration of rock art engravings, will be expanded to include a parcel of land previously zoned for industrial use.

Bibbulmun Track Shelter rebuilt in 2019.
Bibbulmun Track Shelter rebuilt in 2019.

Bibbulmun Track camp site rebuilt after bushfires

A newly constructed shelter and restored camp site on the Bibbulmun Track is now open to the public after a bushfire destroyed the previous site in January 2018.

Western ground parrot (©2019 Alan Danks)
Western ground parrot (©2019 Alan Danks)

Action taken to protect native animals from feral cats

- Feral cats now declared as pests to support conservation efforts in Western Australia

Hamersley Gorge Karijini National Park, Photo: Tourism Western Australia
Hamersley Gorge Karijini National Park, Photo: Tourism Western Australia

Camp site bookings go online for Karijini National Park

Securing a camp site at the popular Karijini National Park is now easier with the introduction of an online booking system for Dales Campground. 

DBCA News

State Budget delivers increased funding for national parks and reserves

The McGowan Government is investing more than $22 million to the creation and ongoing management of national parks, marine parks and conservation reserves in the 2019-20 State B

DBCA News

$22 million funding boost for prescribed burning

The McGowan Government is delivering a $22 million funding boost to DBCA's Enhanced Prescribed Burning Program over four years, via the 2019-20 State Budget.