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The new interpretation node installed at Kent Street Weir. Image: DBCA
The new interpretation node installed at Kent Street Weir. Image: DBCA

New node walks through Canning River history

A new interpretation node has been installed at Kent Street Weir as part of the McGowan Government's commitment to the ongoing enhancement of the Swan Canning Riverpark.

DBCA has been recognised as a Disability Confident Recruiter
DBCA has been recognised as a Disability Confident Recruiter

WA first for public sector agency and disability recruitment

The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) is leading the way as an inclusive workplace, becoming the first Western Australian Government agency to achieve Disability Confident Recruiter status.

Beacon Island, Abrolhos Islands National Park. Image: Peter Nicholas/DBCA
Beacon Island, Abrolhos Islands National Park. Image: Peter Nicholas/DBCA

Improved access on the cards for Houtman Abrolhos Islands National Park

Visitors and boaters are set to benefit from the construction of two new jetties at the Houtman Abrolhos Islands National Park.

whale disentanglement
whale disentanglement

Boat users reminded to look out for entangled whales

Commercial and recreational boat users are being reminded to report entangled whale sightings following a successful whale disentanglement over the weekend.

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Coral bleaching detected off Kimberley coast

Scientists have discovered a significant coral bleaching event at one of Western Australia’s healthiest coral reefs.

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Successful wildlife rehabilitator grant recipients announced

The McGowan Government has today announced the successful recipients of the Wildlife Heroes Wildlife Rehabilitation and Emergency Response Grants 2020.

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Reception no barrier to exploring Kalbarri National Park

People can now plan their adventures in Western Australia's national parks and reserves at the touch of a button, following the release of a new geo-referenced map in the WA Parks Foundation's Smart Park map series.

Arklow Trails. Photo- David Willcox
Arklow Trails. Photo- David Willcox

Adventure awaits with new Collie mountain bike trails

Mountain biking enthusiasts have additional trails to explore in the South-West with the completion of the Arklow trail network, north of Collie.

Humpback whales. Photo- Parks and Wildlife Service
Humpback whales. Photo- Parks and Wildlife Service

Humpback whale swim tours return to Ningaloo

The McGowan Government has today given confidence to the Gascoyne tourism sector by welcoming the return of humpback whale swim tours at Ningaloo this season.

Kalbarri Skywalk. Photo: Shem Bisluck/DBCA
Kalbarri Skywalk. Photo: Shem Bisluck/DBCA

The wait is over - Kalbarri Skywalk opens

The highly anticipated Kalbarri Skywalk in Kalbarri National Park has officially opened, providing a major tourism boost for the Mid-West region.