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Seven Western Australians recognised in Australian Bravery Decorations

Monday, 19th August 2019

Congratulations to all seven Western Australians recognised in the Australian Bravery Decorations announced today.

The Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), approved awards for 74 people across the country…

Message from the Governor – National Science Week 2019

Thursday, 15th August 2019

The theme for this year’s National Science Week could not be timelier – ‘Destination Moon: more missions, more science’. In the past year we have celebrated the establishment of the Australian Space Agency, and just…

Vale Graham Vivian “Polly” Farmer MBE

Thursday, 15th August 2019

Graham ‘Polly’ Farmer. Image:

Where do you start recognising the life that has just passed to the sorrow of us all; that of Polly Farmer. Perhaps commence by pointing to the accolades…

Vale Frank Mallard

Monday, 12th August 2019

WA 2019 Senior Australian of the Year Frank Mallard passed away on August 10. He was a great Western Australian; an Indigenous man and Yamatji elder who was an example to us all.

In public…