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19/04/2015Collier; NahanEducation; TreasurerFunding top-up for public school chaplains
19/04/2015DayPlanningPerth Arena gets hotel perfect for stars
19/04/2015JacobEnvironmentPrescribed burns for Kings Park and Bold Park
18/04/2015MarmionMines and PetroleumLow-impact exemption to save time and money
17/04/2015RedmanLandsFormer Port Hedland hospital site acquired
17/04/2015MortonMental HealthMental health program for Armadale youth
17/04/2015HamesTourismFlying kangaroo hops back on Singapore route
17/04/2015Nalder; RedmanTransport; Regional DevelopmentWA boating facilities receive funding
17/04/2015MarmionMines and PetroleumGolden returns on incentive scheme investment
16/04/2015Davies; HamesSport and Recreation; TourismWA wins as Socceroos play Bangladesh in Perth
16/04/2015MortonChild ProtectionRecord number of young achievers recognised
16/04/2015NalderTransport$7.1 million in lift upgrades at train stations
16/04/2015MortonMental HealthSuicide prevention focus in Kwinana
16/04/2015JacobHeritageState awards honour heritage champions
16/04/2015HoltHousingWA students to design the future of housing
15/04/2015SimpsonYouthRegional youth granted ways to connect
15/04/2015Davies; Redman; BastonWater; Regional Development; Agriculture and FoodWater for Food launched in Southern Forests
15/04/2015Jacob; RedmanEnvironment; Regional DevelopmentNew camp sites open in Cape Range National Park
15/04/2015Hames; RedmanTourism; Regional DevelopmentTaste of Broome dishes up Kimberley flavour
14/04/2015Davies; RedmanWater; Regional DevelopmentIrrigation trial grows in the West Kimberley
14/04/2015MortonMental HealthDiverse groups get help for suicide prevention
14/04/2015Hames; RedmanHealth; Regional DevelopmentCommunities benefit from new health projects
14/04/2015Harvey; Mischin; RedmanPolice; Attorney General; Regional DevelopmentCarnarvon’s Police and Justice Complex opens
14/04/2015Redman; HamesRegional Development; HealthAlbany hospice co-located with health campus
14/04/2015JacobEnvironmentBetter bins for better recycling in Bayswater
14/04/2015JacobEnvironmentExmouth whale find a major scientific discovery
13/04/2015BarnettPremier; State DevelopmentWA hockey scores goals in Singapore
11/04/2015Barnett; RedmanPremier; Regional DevelopmentPlans revealed for anniversary of Hartog’s landing
10/04/2015Holt; RedmanHousing; Regional DevelopmentBroome venture increases housing options
10/04/2015JacobEnvironmentResearch station to unlock secrets in Kimberley
9/04/2015NalderTransportMitchell Freeway to be extended to reduce congestion
9/04/2015Day; RedmanCulture and the Arts; Regional DevelopmentTransforming children's lives through books
9/04/2015Davies; RedmanWater; Regional DevelopmentWater for Food focus turns to WA’s Midlands
9/04/2015DaviesWaterWater strategy securing Mid-West’s growth
9/04/2015JacobEnvironmentCockatoos embrace new artificial hollows
9/04/2015Holt; RedmanHousing; Regional DevelopmentHousing program assists families in Halls Creek
9/04/2015DayPlanningCoral Bay to stay as premier tourist destination
8/04/2015DaviesWaterGingin water plan supports growth and security
8/04/2015Simpson; DaviesLocal Government; Sport and RecreationSports and recreation hub under way at Mills Park
8/04/2015MischinCommerceReturn to sender operation thwarts scammers
8/04/2015NalderTransportWestern foreshore opens at Port Geographe
7/04/2015Mischin; RedmanCommerce; Regional DevelopmentRegional businesses receive a helping hand
7/04/2015MischinCommercePerth businesses receive a helping hand
7/04/2015JacobEnvironmentBigger exhibits help rainforest animals to breed
6/04/2015Holt; RedmanRacing and Gaming; Regional DevelopmentThoroughbred racing returns to York in style
6/04/2015BarnettPremier; ScienceBig week of activities planned for big data
6/04/2015NalderTransportWidening works on North West Coastal Highway
4/04/2015BarnettPremier; State DevelopmentVisit to advance India, Singapore trade links
2/04/2015BastonFisheriesNew Director General appointed to Fisheries
2/04/2015RedmanRegional Development; LandsNewman celebrates town centre revitalisation
2/04/2015DayCulture and the ArtsStreet art on walls of Northbridge locations
2/04/2015HamesTourismFreo streets come alive to the sound of music
2/04/2015Barnett; MischinPremier; Attorney GeneralGovernment appoints new CCC Commissioner
2/04/2015SimpsonYouthWA gives National Youth Week a kick start
2/04/2015DayPlanningTaste of Western Australia at Elizabeth Quay
2/04/2015HarveyRoad Safety2014 preliminary road statistics released
1/04/2015DaviesWaterWA’s 13th Waterwise Development recognised
1/04/2015BarnettPremier; SciencePremier launches blueprint for marine science
1/04/2015Nalder; FrancisTransport; VeteransFree public transport for ANZAC centenary
1/04/2015MarmionMines and PetroleumFirst recipient of iron ore royalty relief package
31/03/2015BarnettPremierJoint Media Statement - Additional assistance for cyclone-affected community in Western Australia
31/03/2015NahanEnergyGovernment delivers $400m Mid-West project
31/03/2015Barnett; JacobPremier; Science; EnvironmentMarine science shines a light under the waves
31/03/2015MischinCommerceReforms for building and plumbing industries
31/03/2015BastonAgriculture and FoodBanana bread sweetener from Carnarvon growers
30/03/2015Barnett; DaviesPremier; Sport and RecreationNew sports pavilion for growing Harrisdale
30/03/2015BarnettPremierNew workshop opens at Gosnells Men’s Shed
30/03/2015HamesHealthNew midwifery service launched in Armadale
30/03/2015MarmionFinancePublic urged to bust red tape for a better WA
30/03/2015DaviesSport and RecreationSporting grants get communities active
30/03/2015Barnett; CollierPremier; EducationNew era for secondary schooling in Armadale
30/03/2015BarnettPremierNoongars vote to accept historic offer
30/03/2015HarveyRoad SafetyCommunity groups receive road safety grants
30/03/2015MischinCommerceBibra Lake company delivers on major resource project
30/03/2015Day; HoltPlanning; HousingArmadale a thriving ‘metro hub’ under this Govt
30/03/2015MarmionMines and PetroleumResources production record keeps WA on top
30/03/2015SimpsonCommunity ServicesSupporting children’s development
29/03/2015DayCulture and the Arts60 West Australians to help plan new museum
29/03/2015BastonFisheriesEco label sought for WA’s deep sea crystal crab
29/03/2015HamesTourismNetball stars twinkle in Constellation Cup
29/03/2015MarmionMines and PetroleumMcLarty site to provide SW building essentials
28/03/2015Barnett; DaviesPremier; Sport and RecreationState Netball Centre officially opens
28/03/2015HamesHealthHigher and higher - awards finalists announced
28/03/2015MarmionMines and PetroleumIndustry embraces Mining Rehabilitation Fund
28/03/2015NalderTransportBoost to online licensing services
27/03/2015MischinCommerceAccolades for those who fight for your rights
27/03/2015HamesHealthSilver Chain expands Peel’s health care options
26/03/2015DaviesSport and RecreationScholarship puts the focus on women
26/03/2015MischinAttorney GeneralEqual Opportunity Act review released
26/03/2015HarveyPoliceClosed circuit TV strategy for WA released
26/03/2015BarnettPremier; SciencePhD students AWARE of career opportunities
26/03/2015JacobEnvironmentFeral cat baits give hope for threatened species
26/03/2015RedmanLandsIndustrial estate delivers 10,000 jobs
25/03/2015HamesHealthGovernment funds groundbreaking research
25/03/2015SimpsonCommunity ServicesWA’s best managed childcare centres named
25/03/2015MarmionMines and PetroleumWA mineral royalty rate analysis released
25/03/2015CollierEducationNew sports facility for Perth Modern School
25/03/2015SimpsonYouthComputer game tackles a different challenge
25/03/2015NalderTransportRegional airports share in $2.5 million
24/03/2015NahanEnergyGovernment energised for electricity reform
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