Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

We manage and regulate Western Australia's environment and water resources.


Media release

Man fined for illegally dumping boat

A Cooloongup man has been fined after a large wooden boat was illegally dumped on the side of a road in Wattleup, south of Perth.

What we do

As the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER), we support Western Australia’s community, economy and environment by managing and regulating the state’s environment and water resources.

Ministerial reporting

Corporate executive


Unlawful native vegetation clearing hotline
(24 hours)

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Page reviewed 7 February 2023