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26/11/2014MarmionMines and PetroleumMajor boost for WA share of Browse gas fields
26/11/2014BarnettPremierParliament to consider new Lobbyists Bill
26/11/2014BarnettPremier; State DevelopmentState gets new domestic NWS gas commitment
26/11/2014DaviesWaterOffice towers achieve waterwise excellence
26/11/2014HamesTraining and Workforce DevelopmentVision for WA’s future workforce training
26/11/2014DayCulture and the ArtsEOIs invited to design, construct new museum
26/11/2014NalderTransportBus lane access for taxis, motorcycles
25/11/2014MarmionHousingAffordable housing jewel in Queens Park crown
25/11/2014SimpsonYouthFunding for young people to reach their potential
24/11/2014DayCulture and the ArtsComedy venue pops up at State Theatre Centre
24/11/2014DayCulture and the ArtsWA movie shoot for Jasper Jones story
23/11/2014DayRoad SafetyGrim statistics ahead of Motorcycle Safety Week
23/11/2014Baston; RedmanAgriculture and Food; Regional DevelopmentGascoyne borefield electrification progressing
22/11/2014FrancisEmergency ServicesFire and rescue service upgrade for Mid-West
21/11/2014JacobEnvironmentToodyay wins Tidy Towns award
21/11/2014Barnett; BastonPremier; FisheriesGreen light for abalone farming expansion
21/11/2014Davies; Redman; BastonWater; Regional Development; Agriculture and FoodFunding helps Kimberley beef industry
21/11/2014Barnett; Redman; NalderPremier; Regional Development; TransportAugusta celebrates opening of boat harbour
21/11/2014FrancisCorrective Services‘Sentenced to a job’ program for prisoners
21/11/2014BastonFisheriesGood fishing for World Fisheries Day 2014
21/11/2014MortonChild ProtectionJoin the international campaign to end violence against women
21/11/2014SimpsonYouthSpeaking out: Teen leader is WA’s top youth
20/11/2014DayCulture and the ArtsNew caterer for key Perth theatres
20/11/2014Barnett; RedmanPremier; Regional Development; LandsGovernment steps in at Middleton Beach
20/11/2014SimpsonLocal GovernmentNotice issued to Shire of York
20/11/2014Hames; RedmanHealth; Regional DevelopmentBrighter smiles for kids in remote communities
20/11/2014JacobHeritageSubiaco icon heritage listed
20/11/2014Nalder; RedmanTransport; Regional DevelopmentBoating facilities to get funding boost
19/11/2014DaviesWaterShires get $500,000 boost for emergency water
19/11/2014MortonMental Health$12m to continue alcohol and drug treatment
19/11/2014JacobEnvironmentLonger licence periods to reduce red tape
19/11/2014MischinCommerceChanges to reduce red tape for WA business
19/11/2014CollierAboriginal AffairsReport shows improvements for Aboriginal West Australians
18/11/2014WaldronRacing and GamingBalanced approach to action on liquor
18/11/2014MischinCommerceGovernment moves to cut delays for home builders
18/11/2014DayPlanningBuilding and renovation approvals fast-tracked
18/11/2014Day; RedmanTourism; Regional DevelopmentWorld-class gourmet escape secured to 2017
17/11/2014JacobEnvironmentRepairs planned for Hamelin Bay jetty ruins
17/11/2014Barnett; BastonPremier; Agriculture and FoodFree trade deal great news for WA agriculture
17/11/2014HamesHealthFiona Stanley Hospital adds new services
17/11/2014NalderTransportApplications now open for Bikeweek 2015 grants
15/11/2014MarmionHousingMore jobs created in Wellard Village project
15/11/2014SimpsonSeniors and VolunteeringRegional seniors get an age-friendly boost
15/11/2014HamesHealthCancer visionary bridges technology gap
14/11/2014FrancisSmall BusinessMandurah business charts course to top award
14/11/2014DayRoad SafetyRoad safety leader awarded fellowship
14/11/2014NalderTransportIndustry briefed on Forrestfield-Airport Link
14/11/2014Barnett; DayPremier; PlanningHistoric lakes inspire design for Yagan Square
13/11/2014DayPlanning$652,000 for coastal planning projects
13/11/2014DayPoliceLaw-breaking school leavers risk lifelong criminal record
13/11/2014CollierEducationHardship provisions announced for families on 457 Visas
13/11/2014Baston; RedmanAgriculture and Food; Regional DevelopmentMilestone reached in closing the Yilgarn Gap
13/11/2014JacobEnvironmentEnvironment Minister builds China links
13/11/2014BarnettPremierPremier marks Golden Jubilee of SAS
13/11/2014NalderTransportPedestrian countdown timers for more sites
13/11/2014NahanTreasurerMillions in unclaimed money held by Treasury
13/11/2014NalderTransportJoint statement - Safety improvements for the Great Northern Highway
12/11/2014DaviesWater2014 State Water Awards finalists announced
12/11/2014JacobHeritageHeritage listing for crime-fighting homes
12/11/2014MischinAttorney GeneralTwo new appointments for Magistrates Court
12/11/2014NalderTransportDirect Onslow flights deal benefits Pilbara
12/11/2014MarmionHousingTenants on notice over illegal use of premises
11/11/2014NalderTransportJoint statement - Roe Highway/Berkshire Road interchange upgrade underway
11/11/2014SimpsonSeniors and VolunteeringSomething for everyone - Seniors Week goes regional
11/11/2014Barnett; MortonPremier; Child ProtectionExperts gather for child protection conference
11/11/2014FrancisEmergency ServicesWear orange to recognise SES volunteers
11/11/2014Barnett; MortonPremier; Disability ServicesWA NDIS My Way trial off to a good start
10/11/2014NalderTransportFremantle Port capacity increased
10/11/2014DayTourismUS swim giants to make a splash in Perth
10/11/2014Barnett; CollierPremier; Education32 students mark Anzac centenary at Gallipoli
10/11/2014RedmanLandsPastoral lease renewal offers on their way
10/11/2014SimpsonSeniors and VolunteeringMaureen’s a champion for seniors
9/11/2014SimpsonSeniors and VolunteeringRide the CAT and enjoy a purr-fect Seniors Week
7/11/2014MortonChild ProtectionFarnell update
7/11/2014MarmionHousingJoint venture delivers more affordable land
7/11/2014Barnett; MortonPremier; Disability ServicesCommunity village for people with disability
7/11/2014Day; RedmanTourism; Regional Development1,500 athletes pumped for Mandurah Ironman
7/11/2014Waldron; RedmanSport and Recreation; Regional DevelopmentAspiring athletes get travel boost
7/11/2014DayPoliceDisturbing arson figures ahead of fire season
6/11/2014SimpsonYouthBright stars: youth awards finalists announced
6/11/2014WaldronSport and RecreationKidSport wins Premier’s Award
6/11/2014MarmionHousingVibrant village crowns Ellenbrook achievements
6/11/2014NalderTransportJoint statement - Construction kicks off on North West Coastal Highway
5/11/2014MarmionHousingAward-winning homes program builds economy
5/11/2014BarnettPremierPremier awards excellence in WA public sector
5/11/2014CollierAboriginal AffairsAboriginal heritage project closes 30-year-old ‘jail for rocks’
5/11/2014MortonMental HealthYoung people and alcohol message to parents
5/11/2014BarnettPremierPremier names new Lotterywest chief
5/11/2014DayPlanningHistoric buildings on William Street for lease
5/11/2014MortonMental HealthSuicide prevention focuses on local projects
3/11/2014RedmanRegional Development; LandsWork begins on Karratha’s new retail precinct
3/11/2014Marmion; DayHousing; PlanningWA sets new home building record in 2013-14
3/11/2014NalderTransportFree public transport reminder
2/11/2014MischinCommerceChristmas bonanza for early-bird shoppers
2/11/2014MarmionHousingWest Perth project a milestone for inner city living
1/11/2014BarnettPremierAgreement finalised in SW Aboriginal settlement
1/11/2014BarnettPremierNational Anzac Centre opens for Centenary
31/10/2014RedmanLandsStrata reforms open for public consultation
31/10/2014DaviesWaterState Government outlines action plan for Vasse Wonnerup
31/10/2014Hames; RedmanTraining and Workforce Development; Regional DevelopmentBirthday gift for revamped institute
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