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Last updated: 24/07/2018 7:52 PM
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Machinery of Government changes

On 1 July 2017, the Department of Local Government and Communities' functions were transitioned to two new departments.

Local government and Office of Multicultural Interests' functions now form part of the new Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.

Community services' functions, including seniors, volunteering, youth, veterans' issues, women's interests, and the education and care regulatory unit now form part of the new Department of Communities. For the WA Seniors Card go to

All Department of Communities media queries should be referred to or telephone 08 6217 4077.

More information on the 2017 Machinery of Government changes.