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.

Government Open Data Community Forum for Public Servants

Released: 16 Nov 2016 by Melissah J.

The forum is a free and informal event for public servants who work on releasing and consuming Government Open Data for public access to stay informed of case studies across government, learn about new projects, tools and skills, share experiences and more.

GovHack WA 2016

Released: 14 Sep 2016 by Melissah J

GovHack WA was held at FLUX, Perth's newest co-working space in late July. This highly anticipated event attracted 120 top local hackers with an impressive prize pool of $30,000. There were 16 winning teams and four individual champions, with more winners to be announced in the coming weeks.

Don’t get lost discovering geospatial data

Released: 09 May 2016 by Keith M

The Open Data WA team have been working closely over the past few months with our colleagues on the SLIP team to make their treasure trove of WA Government geospatial data more easily discoverable on