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23/10/2014DayTourismHundreds to compete in mountain bike race
22/10/2014Collier; SimpsonEducation; Community ServicesCarnival of recognition at children's awards
22/10/2014Barnett; SimpsonPremier; Local GovernmentLandmark report sets out new look for metro Perth
22/10/2014HamesHealthAustralian first for child health in Pilbara
22/10/2014DaviesWaterWorks start on advanced water recycling plant
22/10/2014DayTourismPerth International gets into swing
20/10/2014Barnett; MischinPremier; Attorney GeneralGovernment pays tribute to David Malcolm
20/10/2014NalderTransportPedestrian countdown timers launched in CBD
20/10/2014NalderTransportJoint statement - Extra lanes for Kwinana Freeway south of Roe Highway
19/10/2014Francis; Jacob; NahanEmergency Services; Environment; EnergySporting great pads up as Bushfire Ready Ambassador
19/10/2014CollierEducationAssessment results prove need for early intervention
17/10/2014MortonMental HealthA new era dawns for mental health
17/10/2014Day; RedmanTourism; Regional Development$750,000 in regional events support up for grabs
16/10/2014RedmanRegional Development$13.3m Royalties for Regions boost for projects
16/10/2014Day; RedmanCulture and the Arts; Regional DevelopmentBoost for arts audiences in regional WA
16/10/2014NalderTransportCarbon tax removed from Transperth fares
15/10/2014Nahan; MortonTreasurer; Disability ServicesComment sought on suggested changes to third party insurance
15/10/2014BarnettPremierDay to remember pregnancy and infant loss
15/10/2014HamesTraining and Workforce DevelopmentScholarship winner gives back to the community
15/10/2014JacobHeritageGrants to revitalise WA heritage places
15/10/2014NalderTransportElectronic billboard advertising for freeways
15/10/2014SimpsonCommunity ServicesTurning up the volume for kids with hearing loss
15/10/2014NalderTransportThousands use pedal power to commute
14/10/2014NahanEnergyState reaches agreement to secure future energy
14/10/2014Barnett; NahanPremier; TreasurerMarket responds well to asset sales news
13/10/2014DayPlanningQuay acknowledgement for Perth historian
13/10/2014Collier; DayEducation; Road SafetyNumber of students hit by cars at record high
12/10/2014DayPolice$1,000 for deliberately altering a number plate
12/10/2014JacobEnvironmentYanchep Great Aussie Camp Out a success
12/10/2014SimpsonCommunity ServicesTake time for carers during Carers Week
11/10/2014Redman; NalderRegional Development; Transport$20m funding for Exmouth harbour upgrade
11/10/2014WaldronRacing and GamingGovernment welcomes racing review
10/10/2014MortonMental HealthWorkplace next frontier for mental health
10/10/2014NahanEnergyProviding critical life support for children’s hospital
10/10/2014MischinAttorney GeneralNew camera targeting fine defaulters hits the streets
9/10/2014Baston; RedmanAgriculture and Food; Regional Development$10 million investment to boost sheep markets
9/10/2014DaviesWaterMargaret River water supply upgrade complete
9/10/2014Barnett; NahanPremier; Treasurer$2 billion package of new savings measures
9/10/2014NalderTransport$2.8 million to widen Bussell Highway
9/10/2014SimpsonSeniors and VolunteeringGrants get Seniors Week started
8/10/2014MarmionMines and Petroleum‘Know your hazards' raises the bar on safety
8/10/2014MortonMental HealthGood Outcomes Award winners announced
8/10/2014FrancisEmergency ServicesJoint statement - Safeguarding communities in natural disasters
8/10/2014DayPoliceProtecting leavers this November
8/10/2014MischinCommerceNew smartphone app to help WA tenants
7/10/2014DayCulture and the ArtsNew catering contractors for key WA theatres
7/10/2014MischinCommerceWA travel industry deregulated
6/10/2014Collier; NahanEducation; TreasurerPublic Private Partnership a first for WA schools
6/10/2014NalderTransportLeases on offer at Fremantle Inner Harbour
4/10/2014FrancisEmergency ServicesNew compensation support for firefighters
4/10/2014MortonMental HealthConcert shines the spotlight on being healthy
4/10/2014HamesHealthFirst patients move to Fiona Stanley Hospital
3/10/2014BarnettPremier; ScienceBusselton Health Study funding approved
3/10/2014Barnett; HamesPremier; HealthPremier opens Perth's new flagship hospital
2/10/2014BarnettPremierAgriculture at the centre of WA's future: Premier
2/10/2014SimpsonSeniors and VolunteeringSuper seniors named as award finalists
2/10/2014Hames; RedmanTraining and Workforce Development; Regional DevelopmentWorks under way on $30m Goldfields college
2/10/2014MischinAttorney GeneralNew addition to WA Supreme Court
2/10/2014FrancisVeteransLive sites to boost Anzac Albany participation
1/10/2014WaldronSport and RecreationNew home for WA elite athletes aims for the skies
1/10/2014Waldron; JacobSport and Recreation; EnvironmentSleep under the stars for Outdoors October
29/09/2014BarnettPremier; SciencePremier welcomes SKA scientists, engineers to WA
28/09/2014Day; NalderRoad Safety; TransportNew campaign aimed at sharing the road
27/09/2014Baston; RedmanAgriculture and Food; Regional DevelopmentGrain growers to benefit from high-tech project
26/09/2014DaviesWaterWaterwise gardening on display at Royal Show
26/09/2014MortonMental HealthGood Outcomes Award finalists announced
26/09/2014BarnettPremierMore patrols, second shark barrier for South-West
26/09/2014DayPlanningDraft plan to transform Burswood Peninsula
26/09/2014CollierEducationNew toilets and offices in school upgrades
25/09/2014Waldron; RedmanSport and Recreation; Regional DevelopmentGrants to help regional pools shine
25/09/2014DayRoad SafetyNew penalties to save lives on WA roads
25/09/2014Barnett; RedmanPremier; LandsGovernment land sales to raise revenue
25/09/2014MischinAttorney GeneralMentally impaired accused paper released
24/09/2014DayRoad SafetyRoad safety key priority of review
23/09/2014NahanTreasurerGovernment addressing State financial challenges
23/09/2014BastonAgriculture and FoodJoint statement - Drought concessional loans available in WA
23/09/2014DayRoad SafetyRoad safety grants for community organisations
23/09/2014Barnett; DayPremier; Culture and the ArtsWinners announced for Premier’s Book Awards
22/09/2014SimpsonLocal GovernmentNatural burials now an option at Pinnaroo
22/09/2014DayCulture and the ArtsFree music Friday nights at State Theatre Centre
21/09/2014Barnett; NalderPremier; TransportButler extension opens early and under budget
21/09/2014CollierEducationWA educators celebrated for excellence
19/09/2014SimpsonSeniors and VolunteeringSeniors directory offers $1,000 in discounts
18/09/2014MarmionMines and PetroleumWA’s autonomous mining sets world standards
18/09/2014HamesTraining and Workforce DevelopmentSkills and careers showcased in Perth
17/09/2014JacobEnvironmentNew board member for the EPA
17/09/2014Barnett; DayPremier; Culture and the Arts; TourismFashion festival promises to be bigger, better
17/09/2014NahanEnergyImproved power supplies for Mid-West
17/09/2014NahanEnergyStrategic decision-making shows benefits of merger
17/09/2014Barnett; CollierPremier; EducationIPS principals and year 12s both in study mode
17/09/2014Mischin; NahanCommerce; EnergyOwners responsible for poles, lines on their property
16/09/2014SimpsonLocal GovernmentMinister dismisses City of Canning
16/09/2014WaldronRacing and GamingRichest pacing race in the world comes to Perth
12/09/2014Jacob; NalderHeritage; FinanceLand sale to fund Sunset Heritage Precinct
12/09/2014MortonMental HealthNew online mental health resource for FIFO workers
12/09/2014DayTourismPerth ready to serve up crucial Davis Cup tie
12/09/2014HamesTraining and Workforce DevelopmentRecognition for best in State’s training sector
12/09/2014HamesHealthWA cyclists on track for cancer awareness ride
11/09/2014Waldron; RedmanRacing and Gaming; Regional DevelopmentGrants offer boost to racing clubs
11/09/2014HamesTraining and Workforce DevelopmentSigning enables agricultural skills development
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