CWA in the news


WA rail safety advocates commend CBH lighting trials after Goomalling site tour

Posted on 8/03/2023
WA rail safety advocates commend CBH lighting trials after Goomalling site tour but call for long-term change Countryman - Cally Dupe


World-First Lighting Trials On Track

Posted on 2/02/2023
Two of Australia’s biggest rail companies, Aurizon and Pacific National, agreed in March last year to trial new lighting on their trains in response to a nationwide campaign aimed at reducing the number of people killed at level crossings. Cally Dup


Awards honour outstanding WA Seniors

Posted on 16/11/2022
Media Statement from the Ministers Office - Hon Don Punch BPsych BSocwk MBA MLA Minister for Disability Services; Fisheries; Seniors and Ageing; Small Business


$180 Million for Regional Australia Level Crossing Safety Program

Posted on 26/10/2022
The Federal Government pledges $180 million to the make passive level crossings safer.


Foot and Mouth Disease Ministerial Replies

Posted on 26/10/2022
Hear what the Government has to say in response to CWA of WA letters on this issue.


WA Parliament Debate on International Day of Rural Women

Posted on 26/10/2022
The CWA is recognised by the WA Parliament on International Day of Rural Women


Rail Crossing Safety Radio Interview

Posted on 6/10/2022
CWA Member Lara Jensen from the Kirkalocka Branch continues her long running campaign for safety at Passive Railway Crossings. Listen to her latest radio interview.


Rail crossing control systems reviewed decades after Wheatbelt fatal crash

Posted on 4/10/2022
The State Government is investigating the safety risk of give way signs at passive rail crossings Lara Jensen says the signs should be replaced with flashing lights or stop signs (ABC Midwest and Wheatbelt: Phoebe Pin; Photo - Chris Lewis )