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Welcome to the Media Statements website of the Government of Western Australia.

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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
24/03/2015Barnett; JacobPremier; State Development; EnvironmentWay forward for Kimberley National Park
24/03/2015NalderTransportNew Norcia bypass funding locked in
24/03/2015MischinCommerceChanges benefit retirement village residents
24/03/2015SimpsonYouthJob tips for high school students in WA pilot
23/03/2015BarnettPremier; ScienceApplications open for Premier's Science Awards
23/03/2015Harvey; MischinPolice; Attorney GeneralOn-the-spot fines for minor offences
23/03/2015BarnettPremier; ScienceHeaven’s best on display at Astrofest 2015
22/03/2015DaviesWaterWaterwise is the word this World Water Day
22/03/2015RedmanRegional DevelopmentRegional WA key part of the bigger picture
21/03/2015MarmionMines and PetroleumHackathon helping unearth our high-tech future
20/03/2015JacobEnvironmentIs your vehicle healthy? Get a free health check
20/03/2015HarveyTraining and Workforce DevelopmentDoors open at new Aboriginal training centre
20/03/2015NahanEnergyBig thanks to Horizon Power and partners
20/03/2015HamesTourismTourism region rebuilds from smoke and ashes
20/03/2015DaviesSport and RecreationState sporting associations thrive with funding
20/03/2015BarnettPremierJoint Media Statement - Boost to improve natural disaster resilience in Western Australia
20/03/2015NalderTransportNew crossing to improve pedestrian safety
20/03/2015JacobEnvironmentEndangered woylie responds to recovery efforts
20/03/2015MischinCommerceEaster and Anzac Day trading hours extended
20/03/2015CollierEducationIncrease in finalised budgets for public schools
19/03/2015BastonAgriculture and FoodOodles of noodles creator wins award
19/03/2015NalderTransportStadium Station construction tender awarded
19/03/2015MarmionMines and PetroleumWA wins from Queensland Labor uranium ban
19/03/2015BarnettPremierJoint Media Statement - Disaster assistance for storm-affected WA communities
19/03/2015BarnettPremierJoint Media Statement - Disaster assistance for flood-affected Western Australia communities
19/03/2015MarmionMines and PetroleumOpportunity to get the facts on gas industry
19/03/2015JacobHeritageWA Heritage Awards finalists announced
19/03/2015Mischin; CollierCommerce; EducationTeachers accept Government’s wage offer
18/03/2015NalderTransportEOIs received for Forrestfield-Airport Link
18/03/2015HarveyRoad SafetyNew road safety commissioner for WA
18/03/2015DaviesWaterStudy gives Blackwood River tick of health
18/03/2015Barnett; MarmionPremier; FinanceState Government to save costs on ICT
17/03/2015Nahan; RedmanEnergy; LandsElectric community for Alkimos Beach
17/03/2015BarnettPremierJoint Commonwealth-State disaster assistance for cyclone-affected Western Australian communities
17/03/2015Barnett; HamesPremier; HealthNew Director General of Health announced
17/03/2015JacobHeritageOriginal pawnbroker building heritage listed
17/03/2015Davies; RedmanSport and Recreation; Regional DevelopmentEquipment grants open for sporting clubs
17/03/2015MortonMental HealthUS hero cop addresses suicide prevention
17/03/2015SimpsonCommunity ServicesParents get advice on raising resilient children
16/03/2015FrancisVeteransFloral tribute to the spirit of our ANZACs
14/03/2015BastonFisheriesCrabs mark commitment to sustainable fisheries
14/03/2015NahanCitizenship and Multicultural InterestsOur multicultural heritage mapped out
13/03/2015DaviesWaterNew dairy projects to improve Vasse waterways
13/03/2015Collier; RedmanEducation; Regional DevelopmentSchool expansion for Year 7s at Margaret River
13/03/2015MortonDisability ServicesExpo shows disability services options
13/03/2015Collier; RedmanEducation; Regional DevelopmentWork of art for Northam Senior High School
13/03/2015FrancisCorrective ServicesMentoring program aims to cut youth crime
13/03/2015Collier; RedmanEducation; Regional DevelopmentBunbury Senior High School expanded
13/03/2015RedmanLandsBunbury waterfront development kicks off
13/03/2015DaviesWaterWater reform agenda moves ahead
13/03/2015Hames; RedmanTourism; Regional DevelopmentAction sports a-Peel
12/03/2015NahanEnergyImportant arbitration centre open for business
12/03/2015BarnettPremier; ScienceWestern Australian science luminary celebrated
12/03/2015JacobHeritageHeritage listing for Donnybrook quarries
12/03/2015Holt; RedmanHousing; Regional DevelopmentBroome businesses secure housing contracts
12/03/2015MarmionFinanceTowering achievement salutes past and future
12/03/2015HamesTourismGreat call of China means more flights to Perth
12/03/2015SimpsonYouthGrants enliven National Youth Week across WA
12/03/2015NalderTransportSuperbus has a successful year
11/03/2015HarveyPoliceNew laws to prevent dangerous protesting
11/03/2015JacobEnvironmentFish results show rivers in good shape
11/03/2015NalderTransportJetty upgrades continue at Fremantle
11/03/2015MischinAttorney GeneralChanges for District and Supreme courts
10/03/2015Marmion; RedmanMines and Petroleum; LandsRates relief fast-tracked for resources sector
10/03/2015NalderTransportCompanies shortlisted for new Mandurah bridge
10/03/2015JacobHeritageConservation work starts on Warders’ Cottages
10/03/2015MischinCommerceExtra trading hours for Capel shops
9/03/2015SimpsonYouthWA shines bright at National Youth Awards
8/03/2015Mischin; HarveyAttorney General; PoliceFamily violence reform for Western Australia
6/03/2015MortonDisability ServicesNew accommodation choice at Rocky Bay
6/03/2015RedmanRegional DevelopmentNew Monkey Mia jetty brings tourism boost
6/03/2015Day; HamesCulture and the Arts; TourismSea of sculpture at Cottesloe Beach
6/03/2015CollierEducationStudent set to soar with aviation scholarship
6/03/2015CollierEducationNew era for John Curtin College of the Arts
6/03/2015MarmionMines and PetroleumMilestone iron ore royalty relief backs WA jobs
5/03/2015DaviesWaterUnrestricted pumping declared for irrigators
5/03/2015Nalder; DaviesTransport; Sport and RecreationWanneroo residents invited to get moving
5/03/2015Day; CollierCulture and the Arts; EducationUnique perspective of Year 12s depicted in art
5/03/2015JacobEnvironmentNew system gives oxygen relief to Canning River
5/03/2015CollierEducationNew buildings welcome at Maida Vale school
5/03/2015MortonChild ProtectionDaisy links the nation for women’s safety
5/03/2015JacobEnvironmentToodyay wins national Tidy Towns award
5/03/2015MischinAttorney GeneralNew appointment for Magistrates Court
4/03/2015MischinCommerceOnslow businesses celebrate their success
4/03/2015MischinCommerceWA company secures $73m stadium contract
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