The new DataWA website

Released: 18 Dec 2017 by The DataWA Team


  • The homepage has been refreshed to focus more on discovering data and providing the tools needed to access, use, and understand data.
  • The new data toolkit will help you make the most of data, with specific sections for data publishers, developers, professional data users, executives, and more.
  • Find out about new data as it’s published with a new latest datasets section.
  • An easier way to discover data by topic: environment, infrastructure, property, water and more.

We need your input

Released: 10 Oct 2017 by The DataWA Team


  • Research project undertaken by Landgate and the CRCSI.
  • The study will explore the use of geospatial data in a wide range of organisations.
  • You are invited to participate in the research.
  • Nominate at by Tuesday, 17 October.

Welcome to the new DataWA toolkit

Released: 20 Jun 2017 by The DataWA Team


  • has a new and expanded data toolkit to help you make the most of data
  • It’s now easier to search and through the toolkit to find what you’re after, and discover related articles.
  • The toolkit has been built using a role-based approach - with specific sections for data creators, developers, professional data users, decision makers, and more.
  • Many articles are still a work in progress, with the full suite of articles being published over the next three months.
  • We’d like your feedback - you can help shape the toolkit direction and content through comments and voting on articles, and direct feedback.

A fresh new look for DataWA

Released: 19 May 2017 by The DataWA Team


  • Refreshed look and feel for the DataWA data catalogue.
  • Formally dropping the 'beta' label.
  • DataWA is now secured using HTTPS by default.
  • Next steps: homepage refresh and a new user-centric toolkit for publishers and users of data.

Geographic boundaries

Released: 20 Dec 2016 by Helen Ensikat

The Western Australian Department of Treasury’s Program Evaluation Unit has produced a new guide to geographic boundaries in Western Australia.