The Department of Communities (Communities) administers a number of acts of parliament covering a wide range of issues, and
develops and amends acts and regulations within its responsibility. The process to develop and/or amend legislation is complex and involves a number of steps. Each step is an important and necessary stage in the development or amendment process. Visit the
Department of the Attorney General for information about this process.
Communities ensures that its legislative processes are in keeping with the requirements of the State Government’s Regulatory Impact Assessment process. For more information visit the
Department of Finance.
The following legislation is administered by Communities. The legislation, including associated regulations, is available at the
State Law Publisher.
Carers Recognition Act 2004
Child Care Services Act 2007
Education and Care Services National Law (WA) Act 2012
Volunteers and Food and Other Donors (Protection From Liability) Act 2002