Water and Environmental Regulation Annual report 2021–22

Annual report
This details our performance and achievements each financial year
Last updated: 3 February 2023

Our 2021-22 annual report tells our department’s story as we work to achieve our vision of a low-carbon Western Australia with a healthy environment and secure water resources for future generations.

It highlights the achievements of our evolving department, reports on our operations, and details our financial statements.


  • Climate Action
  • Gnangara groundwater allocation plan
  • Plan for Plastics
  • Our new Strategic Plan
  • Environment Online
  • Streamline WA
  • Aboriginal engagement and partnerships
  • Green Jobs
  • Bindjareb Djilba: A plan for the protection of the Peel-Harvey estuary
  • Murujuga Rock Art Monitoring Program
  • COVID-19 response

We also supported the Waste Authority, Environmental Protection Authority, Keep Australia Beautiful Council and Cockburn Sound Management Council in their key roles.


DWER Annual report 2021–22 disclosures and legal compliance