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Locate - WA at your finger tips

Released: 28 Oct 2013

New website revolutionises our view of Western Australia's location information and imagery
Lands Minister Brendon Grylls today launched a new website that brings together information on property boundaries, public transport networks, the location of schools, health services and the latest census data. Read more about Locate.

Address Management Policy

Released: 13 Aug 2013

Custodianship of the Address Management Policy (AMP) has been transferred to Landgate. On 19 June 2013 custodianship of the Address Management Policy (AMP) for the Western Australian Public Sector was transferred from the Public Sector Commission (PSC) to Landgate. Read more about the AMP.

Notification of price increases

Released: 29 Jul 2013

A new scale of fees for some regulated products will apply from 1 August 2013. Read more about the new hourly service rates.

WA to benefit from high resolution satellite imagery

Released: 13 Jun 2013

Higher quality satellite imagery now available for state government agencies. A new contract between Landgate and Geospatial Intelligence Pty Ltd will provide state government agencies with access to 2.6 million km² of SPOTMaps satellite imagery. Read more about SPOTMaps imagery.

Images of Cyclone Rusty

Released: 27 Feb 2013

Landgate's satellite imagery captures Cyclone Rusty over the North West coast. Read more about Cyclone Rusty and view satellite imagery.

Landgate launches awareness campaign

Released: 17 Dec 2012

Landgate introduced the new 'Registrar and Commissioner of Titles Joint Practice: Verification of Identity' on 1 July 2012. Full compliance is expected on documents lodged on and after 2 January 2013. To support the implementation of the Practice, Landgate has launched an awareness campaign. Read more about the Verification of Identity Practice.

Landgate on display

Released: 26 Nov 2012

Law Society of Northern Ireland President Imelda McMillan recently visited Landgate to see the Western Australian land registration process firsthand. Imelda said her visit to Landgate has helped her gain a clearer understanding of how Ireland's Land Registry can develop its own e-registration system. Read more about this study tour.

10,000 Landgate maps to support the Ramble

Released: 30 Nov 2012

Landgate sponsored the 2012 Perth Rotary Ramble, providing 10,000 maps for the event on Sunday 21 October, which raised money for Telethon and Australian Rotary Health. The Ramble is a unique treasure hunt that takes place over four hours in the Perth Central Business District. Read more about the Perth Rotary Ramble.

New partnership maps out improved data-sharing

Released: 02 Oct 2012

A more current and comprehensive record of Western Australia's land surface and features will be the product of a new partnership between Landgate and the Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC). Read more about the new partnership.

Verification of Identity Practice workshops update

Released: 05 Sep 2012

The Western Australian Registrar and Commissioner of Titles Joint Practice: Verification of Identity (VOI), dated 20 June 2012 and referred to here as the 'Practice', commenced on 1 July 2012 with a six month transitional implementation period. Full compliance with the Practice is expected on specified documents lodged on and from 2 January 2013. Read more about the Practice.

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