Working in partnership with government, industry and community organisations, the Department, through State Land Services, administers and provides assistance and advice on a range of matters related to State (Crown) land throughout Western Australia.
Find out about the relevant legislation relating to the management of State land.
Find out about the right of appeals to the Governor, and how land acquisition in Western Australia can give way to a claim for compensation.
Land in Western Australia can be compulsorily bought back or received by State or local Government, and a variety of statutory authorities for a public work. Find out about the legislation, procedures and practices involved.
Find out about the legislation governing contaminated State land in Western Australia. Information on identifying, remediation and management of contaminated land is also available here.
If you are proposing to hold an event or function on Crown land, which includes land used for pastoral purposes, an approval is required before you proceed.
Find out about the legislation, procedures and practices involved in the creation and removal of easements over Crown (State) land in Western Australia.
Find out about environment hazard control on State land and unmanaged reserves in Western Australia, including fire, vermin and weed control.
Aboriginal parties have special rights to use unallocated State land for traditional purposes, except to the degree restricted by any valid law. Find out about Native Title legislation as well as the validation and effects of past acts.
Find out about the repeals, transitionals, savings and validation caused to other Acts by the introduction of the Land Administration Act 1997 in Western Australia.
Find out about the creation and administration of reserves in Western Australia, the role we play and the legislation governing these reserves. Additional information on procedures and practices can also be found here.
Find out more about roads in Western Australia, the legislation governing these roads and the role we play in road creation, closure and disposal. Additional procedures and practices relating to our roads can also be found here.
Find out about the legislation, procedures and practices involved in the sale or lease of State land in Western Australia. Information on licences and profits á prendre is also provided here.
A range of brochures have been produced relating to State land management:
State Land Services is ISO accredited - (ISO 9001 Quality Management - DPI013-CCQ05)