Media releases

Landgate's media statements are published for media outlets and interested parties.

Specific media queries can be directed to Landgate Strategic Communications via the contact details below:

  • Media line: +61 (0)437 811 939

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Telephone: +61 (0)8 9273 7373 or

You can also access Landgate's latest news by visiting our news page.

2021 media releases

Media releasePublished
Landgate building revamp to bring more workers and vibrancy to Midland 22/12/2021
Landgate announces  SPUR grants to location technology innovators 15/12/2021
New board appointment for Landgate 10/12/2021
Valuer-General allows 103 objections lodged for 2019 pastoral lease rents 13/05/2021
Remote sensing technology to support pastoral land management 23/04/2021
New locality in South-West ‘Yebble’ honours local Noongar hero 1/04/2021
Mount Misery renamed Bilbiljim in recognition of Miriwoong people 2/02/2021
New locality proposed to honour South-West Noongar Hero 22/01/2021

2020 media releases

Media releasePublished
Lake Disappointment formally renamed Kumpupintil Lake 11/11/2020
New guidelines to promote Aboriginal language for place naming 11/11/2020
Public consultation opens on WA’s newest form of land tenure 09/11/2020
Landgate accelerates six WA innovators 09/11/2020
New Registrar of Titles for Western Australia 11/09/2020
Landgate launches new grant for WA location technology innovators 01/09/2020
Landgate ignites opportunities for WA-based Aboriginal entrepreneurs 29/06/2020
New Chair appointed to lead Landgate Board 24/06/2020
Metropolitan Revaluations Complete 16/04/2020
Landgate celebrates International Women's Day 04/03/2020

2019 media releases

Media releasePublished
New board appointments for Landgate 11/12/2019
Landgate spurs on WA innovators through grants 23/10/2019
Landgate transaction delivers for Western Australia 10/09/2019
Public consultation begins for WA’s strata reforms 13/08/2019
New job opportunities through Landgate’s Graduate Program 07/08/2019
SPURonWA grants offer $100,000 to Western Australian innovators 05/08/2019
McGowan Government’s rental phase-in to help WA pastoralists 25/06/2019
Landgate's International Women’s Day breakfast 08/03/2019
New CEO announced for Landgate 20/02/2019
METRONET receives $185m boost from PEXA share sale 17/01/2019
Next stage for Landgate partial commercialisation begins 08/01/2019

2018 media releases

Media releasePublished
Strata reforms now law following gazettal of legislation 20/11/2018
WA location-based projects spurred on by latest grants 14/11/2018
Strata reform Bills progress to Legislative Council 28/08/2018
Commercial advisor to support partial Landgate commercialisation 28/08/2018
SPURonWA grants offer $100,000 to Western Australian innovators 20/08/2018
New strata title Bill to shape sustainable communities 28/06/2018
McGowan Government rejects sale of Landgate 27/06/2018
Extra time granted for e-conveyancing transition 13/04/2018
Landgate celebrates a decade of innovation 08/03/2018
Landgate a leader in gender equality 06/03/2018
Commercial advisor to assist the Landgate scoping study 02/02/2018

2017 media releases

Media releasePublished
Government scoping study to investigate Landgate options 20/12/2017
Western Australian innovators receive SPURonWA grants for location-based projects 29/11/2017
SPURonWA grants offered to WA innovators for location-based ideas 05/09/2017
STEM students showcase innovative skills at HackED 17/08/2017
New Surveyor General for Western Australia 12/08/2017
Road name changes put community safety first 29/05/2017
Strata reforms to support vibrant communities 22/05/2017
‘Locate’ WA food destinations while watching cooking program 04/05/2017
Subdued WA property market shows mixed signals 10/04/2017
Subdued start to the calendar year for property market 07/02/2017
Rural land buyers better informed through Landgate report 30/01/2017
Western Australian property market at lowest point in more than a decade 16/01/2017

2016 media releases

Media releasePublished
Lowest November in more than 12 years 07/12/2016
Property app start-up benefits from SPUR program 29/11/2016
Landgate wins Premier’s Award for developing the economy 09/11/2016
High number of subdivisions buck downward trend in property market 07/11/2016
Landgate shares expertise with Sri Lanka 01/11/2016
WA’s sense of place explored in new history book 25/10/2016
Landgate supporting local innovation through SPURonWA grants 11/10/2016
WA property sales continue to decline 10/10/2016
August property transactions at six year low 12/09/2016
Landgate nationally recognised for innovation 19/08/2016
HackED delivers innovative solutions to community challenges 19/08/2016
Student ‘hackers’ solving community problems 18/08/2016
New data shows continued decline in the property market 08/08/2016
Lowest property activity in four financial years 11/07/2016
Geographic Names Committee turns 80 11/07/2016
SPUR powered by Landgate - driving business ideas through scholarship 15/06/2016
Rise in property transactions last month but market down overall 08/06/2016
Explore WA’s maritime heritage using Locate 18/05/2016
Strata developments bucking the trend of sluggish property market 05/05/2016
Landgate customers benefit from real-time processing of property transactions 28/04/2016
Lowest March property activity in more than 15 years 11/04/2016
Property market continues slow start to 2016 11/03/2016
Landgate Business Consultant wins 40under40 award 11/03/2016
Landgate celebrates International Women’s Day 09/03/2016
Lowest property activity for a January since 2011 10/02/2016
Strong property market in December despite subdued half-year result 19/01/2016
More options for WA strata owners 08/01/2016

2015 media releases

Media releasePublished
More information for homebuyers 14/12/2015
Property market declines in November 08/12/2015
Property market stabilises in October 06/11/2015
Landgate joins TEDx phenomenon  05/11/2015
Better firefighting tools - a national first 26/10/2015
Downturn in property market continues 09/10/2015
Decline in land document lodgements 15/09/2015
HackED 2015 a huge success 25/08/2015
Tomorrow's leaders take on real-world challenges at HackED 20/08/2015
New Chair of Landgate Board 11/08/2015
Higher subdivision activity in July 11/08/2015
City of Swan and Landgate ready to get growing 23/07/2015
Highs in land document transaction and lot creations 13/07/2015
Eight-year high for new lots created 16/06/2015
Appointment of Western Australia's Valuer-General 15/06/2015
Strata lots the highest in almost a decade 19/05/2015
Land transaction activity above three-year average 17/04/2015
February figures above three-year average for the month 06/03/2015
New lots created in WA highest in six years 09/02/2015
New lot creations continue to increase 12/01/2015
Last chance to have a say on the Strata Title Act Reform 09/01/2015

2014 media releases

Media releasePublished
Financial year to date increases for new lots created 08/12/2014
Landgate records the highest number of lot creations in five years 14/11/2014
Bushfire program wins Premier's Award 06/11/2014
Four-year high for first quarter document lodgements 08/10/2014
Considerable increase in subdivisional lots created 08/09/2014
MyFireWatch wins national iAward 01/09/2014
Increase in lot creations indicate encouraging start to financial year 11/08/2014
Agent alert issued following real estate fraud in ACT 24/07/2014
Solid increase in end of financial year document lodgements 07/07/2014
WA's bushfire information systems winners at IT awards 24/06/2014
E-conveyancing arrives in Western Australia 18/06/2014
Year-to-date lodgement figures reflect continued improvement 30/05/2014
Landgate celebrates WA Day with new and historical imagery 30/05/2014
New lot creations continue to increase 08/05/2014
Significant increases in March lodgement activity 07/04/2014
February figures support improving property activity 11/03/2014
Landgate Celebrates International Women's Day 07/03/2014
New high for January document lodgements 07/02/2014
Half yearly document lodgements record 3 year high 13/01/2014
Landgate receives award for blood donations 13/01/2014

2013 media releases

Media releasePublished
Property activity forecasts look promising06/12/2013
Property activity reflects steady upward trend06/11/2013
Highest first quarter figures in four years07/10/2013
Trends in lodgement figures indicate strong market06/09/2013
Western Australia bushfire prediction program wins national award12/08/2013
Encouraging figures for start of financial year06/08/2013
Record highs for end of year figures05/07/2013
Five year high for April lodgements07/05/2013
Property activity and sales reveal confidence04/04/2013
Landgate celebrates International Women's Day14/03/2013
Substantial increases in February property figures07/03/2013
A stable start to the new year08/02/2013
Property activity figures reveal improving trend08/01/2013

2012 media releases

Media releasePublished
November property figures indicate improving trend06/12/2012
Landgate awards contract to NGIS Australia19/11/2012
Strong property activity trends in October05/11/2012
Landgate Fun Run celebrates 20 years29/10/2012
Landgate announces new Board members19/10/2012
Landgate takes action against land title fraud18/10/2012
Property activity strong in the first quarter03/10/2012
Landgate receives national recognition at customer service awards19/09/2012
August property activity figures reflect strong start to financial year07/09/2012
July property activity shows solid start to the financial year06/08/2012
A first for new State Registrar of Titles24/07/2012
End of financial year property activity signals stability06/07/2012
Landgate raises funds for homelessness22/06/2012
May property activity figures show continued improvement03/06/2012
Student wins Landgate award for excellence29/05/2012
Landgate monitoring seismic activity in the State29/05/2012
International delegation to visit Landgate's satellite facility22/05/2012
Landgate mentors making a difference21/05/2012
April property figures an improvement on last year07/05/2012
March figures indicate stability in the market12/04/2012
Property activity in February takes upward swing12/03/2012
Improvement in January's property activity20/02/2012
Low levels of property activity continue in WA19/01/2012

2011 media releases

Media releasesPublished
Slight increase in property activity for November15/12/2011
Happy 75th Birthday Geographic Names Committee!12/12/2011
Aboriginal Cross Cultural Awareness workshops a hit with Landgate staff25/11/2011
Western Australia's property activity slump continues13/11/2011
A subdued first quarter for property activity21/10/2011
Top Weekly Sales added to Free Property Stats suite14/10/2011
Upturn in property activity27/09/2011
A unique picture of WA on display at Kings Park29/08/2011
Slow start to the financial year24/08/2011
Online mapping tool used to Create A Map22/08/2011
Taskforce investigates real estate scam11/08/2011
Slow start to season in much of WA wheatbelt30/06/2011
Slump in WA property activity unabated16/06/2011
Landgate images help local students09/06/2011
Landgate to contribute to Kingdom of Happiness03/06/2011
Western Australian property activity remains at historic lows12/05/2011
Landgate volunteers15/04/2011
Western Australian property activity remains near record lows14/04/2011
Landgate assists Vietnam with National Resources Project01/04/2011
Property activity falls15/03/2011
Landgate shares innovation success03/03/2011
Capturing creativity to ride brainwaves to success21/02/2011
WA's record dry captured from space08/02/2011

2010 media releases

Media releasesPublished
New push to raise Aboriginal employment at Landgate06/12/2010
Take a journey back in time with Landgate's Map Viewer03/12/2010
Landgate Satellite Remote Sensing host event at Cockburn Wetlands19/10/2010
Keep an eye on a Title with Landgate's TitleWatch05/10/2010
Intensive joint investigation into real estate scams21/09/2010
Free property information from Landgate08/09/2010
Landgate at Perth Royal Show 201007/09/2010
Landgate's Enabling Local Government workshop huge success30/08/2010
Landgate at Dowerin Field Day18/08/2010
Landgate heritage map collection available online for Perth's 181'st Birthday11/08/2010
Landgate to host Vietnamese delegation04/08/2010
Landgate enabling local government to assist community03/08/2010
Landgate recognised at Surveying and Spatial Sciences Conference02/08/2010
Kimberley art from a different perspective18/03/2010
Earth is Art - a new exhibition at Gingin's Gravity Discovery Centre24/03/2010
It's official - Landgate work life balance initiatives among the best in the country!18/03/2010
Free property hot spots05/03/2010
TitleWatch - the easy way to monitor activity on a title04/03/2010

2009 media releases

Media releasesSizeFormatPublished
Landgate technology heads to Indonesia0.03MBPDF29/10/2009
Landgate Chief Executive in Indonesia for major announcement0.04MBPDF29/10/2009
Wineries map goes gold class0.02MBPDF29/09/2009
Get smart when planning a road trip0.02MBPDF01/09/2009
Be a confident first home buyer0.03MBPDF30/07/2009
Landgate's valuation roll extracts0.02MBPDF30/06/2009
New partnership with land information brokers0.02MBPDF12/03/2009
International Women's Day breakfast 20090.02MBPDF05/03/2009

2008 media releases

Media releasesSizeFormatPublished
Landgate creating innovative tools for carbon accounting0.02MBPDF01/12/2008
Self managed superannuation funds' auditors0.03MBPDF06/10/2008
Award winning online system now available to private sector0.03MBPDF02/09/2008
Get the full picture with property finder0.04MBPDF19/08/2008
Satellite imagery gives farmers an eye in the sky0.04MBPDF15/08/2008
Feedback sought on renaming King Leopold Ranges0.04MBPDF16/07/2008
Landgate awards major IT contract to local WA company0.03MBPDF30/06/2008
Bunbury, how you've changed since we arrived!0.04MBPDF27/06/2008
Landgate's Perth Business Office reopens Jun 230.04MBPDF10/06/2008
Nearly 200 years of valuable land information now online0.02MBPDF19/05/2008
Calling all budding astronauts, firefighters and scientists0.02MBPDF12/05/2008

For media releases published prior to 2008, please contact us.

This page was last updated on: 22 Dec 2021