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24/01/2015DayTourismEco-design means a Karma chameleon for Rottnest
23/01/2015JacobEnvironmentAustralian first will turn waste into electricity
23/01/2015DaviesSport and RecreationSport and friendship breaking down borders
23/01/2015Nalder; HoltTransport; Regional DevelopmentLifesaving lights illuminate Gibb River airstrip
23/01/2015BarnettPremierLife guard stations in place at Cottesloe Beach
23/01/2015JacobEnvironmentEmergency phone installed in Kalbarri National Park
23/01/2015Barnett; DayPremier; Culture and the ArtsLet the summer festival season begin
22/01/2015JacobHeritageWestern Australia’s migrant history celebrated
22/01/2015JacobHeritageHeritage spark for Albany Fire Station
22/01/2015HamesHealthLeading light shows the way at new burns unit
21/01/2015JacobHeritageLime kiln captures heritage of man and place
21/01/2015JacobHeritageHeritage nod to Leederville Oddfellows
21/01/2015BastonFisheriesJoint media statement - Strengthened arrangements to benefit fisheries off Western Australia
21/01/2015MischinAttorney GeneralHit the road Jack, Oliver’s army is here to stay
20/01/2015BastonAgriculture and FoodJoint Media Statement - Farm Finance debt restructuring loans now available in WA
20/01/2015Barnett; DayPremier; PlanningComment sought for Scarborough transformation
19/01/2015JacobEnvironmentFlying start for cockatoo conservation project
19/01/2015JacobEnvironmentRestored wetland to improve river water quality
16/01/2015MortonMental HealthWalters tackles suicide for One Life
15/01/2015HamesTourismBoard appointment ensures regional spotlight
15/01/2015BastonFisheriesHappy new year for commercial rock lobster fishers
15/01/2015MischinCommerceLove bites, love bleeds $11m from West Aussies
14/01/2015DayPlanning; Culture and the ArtsBell Tower signatures reinterpreted in public art
14/01/2015MortonDisability ServicesHey ho, let’s grow inclusive communities!
14/01/2015HamesHealthWA artists commissioned for Midland hospital
13/01/2015HarveyWomen's InterestsGrants for women’s projects available
13/01/2015HamesTourismClassic event celebrates milestone
13/01/2015HamesHealthExtra funds for local care and independence
12/01/2015HarveyTraining and Workforce DevelopmentMany job options for year 12 graduates
12/01/2015BastonAgriculture and FoodPrickly pest now ‘marked’ in Western Australia
11/01/2015DayCulture and the ArtsWould you like to help plan our new museum?
10/01/2015BastonAgriculture and FoodReduced concessional interest rates welcomed
9/01/2015JacobEnvironment10-year plan for Leeuwin-Naturaliste capes
8/01/2015MortonMental HealthAt-risk groups focus for suicide prevention
8/01/2015Baston; JacobFisheries; EnvironmentPrawn Watch app boon for science
6/01/2015SimpsonLocal GovernmentShire of York suspended
5/01/2015HarveyRoad SafetyGovernment launches road toll response
5/01/2015JacobEnvironmentNew strategy aims for big decrease in litter
2/01/2015NahanEnergyNew electricity model to power the Pilbara
2/01/2015BarnettPremier; State DevelopmentWA Govt to boost representation in Indonesia
2/01/2015CollierEducationAnd the Beazley Medals go to…
2/01/2015JacobEnvironmentNew waste reduction guidelines published
2/01/2015HamesTourismHottest names in tennis arrive for Hopman Cup
31/12/2014HarveyPoliceNew year’s warning for biters and spitters
30/12/2014Barnett; FrancisPremier; VeteransLotterywest supports RSLWA’s Anzac Day 2015
29/12/2014CollierEducationVacSwim makes a splash for school holidays
29/12/2014CollierEducationIt’s official: Year 12 results available from today
27/12/2014Barnett; NahanPremier; TreasurerHockey move on GST welcomed
26/12/2014Jacob; RedmanEnvironment; Regional Development103 new campsites open for festive season
24/12/2014MortonMental Health; Disability ServicesCommunity choir embodies Christmas spirit
24/12/2014Barnett; NahanPremier; TreasurerLead advisers appointed for first asset sales
24/12/2014MarmionMines and PetroleumBillion-dollar refund supports WA mining jobs
24/12/2014NalderTransportMajor Reid Highway works about to start
24/12/2014Baston; Jacob; DaviesAgriculture and Food; Environment; WaterBig boost for community conservation
24/12/2014CollierEducationState Govt steps in after Federal chaplain cut
23/12/2014HamesTourismPlanning ahead for iconic Rottnest
23/12/2014Harvey; JacobEmergency Services; EnvironmentGiant water bomber leads aerial firefighting fleet
23/12/2014HamesTourismFur your eyes only…and maybe 530,000 others
23/12/2014BastonFisheriesRecreational fishing fund grants open
22/12/2014Barnett; NahanPremier; Treasurer$5 billion revenue hit results in deficit
22/12/2014NahanTreasurerDecision to merge Synergy and Verve paying off
21/12/2014HamesHealthWinter flu jab more convenient
20/12/2014BastonFisheriesGetting the balance right for Herring recovery
19/12/2014Barnett; MarmionPremier; State Development; Mines and PetroleumIron ore relief package backs jobs and industry
19/12/2014HarveyPoliceNew era in fight against child exploitation
18/12/2014DaviesWaterGreat Southern 30-year water blueprint
18/12/2014DaviesSport and RecreationNature Play 2:1 summer challenge
18/12/2014JacobEnvironment; HeritageRestored railway bridges open to public
18/12/2014HarveyPolice; Road SafetyDouble demerits as police launch Xmas blitz
18/12/2014BastonAgriculture and Food‘Tis the season for cherries
18/12/2014BastonFisheriesWA seafood is tops this Christmas
17/12/2014JacobHeritageAwards open to recognise cultural champions
17/12/2014Baston; RedmanAgriculture and Food; Regional DevelopmentGascoyne Food Bowl receives power boost
17/12/2014CollierEducationMulti-million dollar expansion for Churchlands SHS
17/12/2014JacobEnvironmentBoot cleaning to combat dieback in Gosnells
17/12/2014Barnett; NalderPremier; TransportPerth Freight Link construction to start 2016
17/12/2014BastonFisheriesJust imagine - a fish that was 84 years old
16/12/2014Davies; RedmanSport and Recreation; Regional DevelopmentAspiring young athletes given financial boost
16/12/2014Barnett; SimpsonPremier; Local GovernmentCity of Perth Act to create a great capital for WA
16/12/2014JacobEnvironmentExtra protection for WA's native species
16/12/2014RedmanLandsCockburn coast redevelopment one step closer
16/12/2014NalderTransportBus priority lane for Mounts Bay Road
15/12/2014FrancisCorrective ServicesMajor revamp for women’s prison estate
15/12/2014CollierEducationFremantle to get new secondary school
15/12/2014Jacob; BastonEnvironment; Agriculture and FoodFeral pigs under surveillance
14/12/2014BastonAgriculture and FoodRegistrations now open for premier grains event
13/12/2014BarnettPremierRegions set for FRINGE WORLD Festival fun
12/12/2014DaviesSport and RecreationNew Minister looking forward to tackling Sport
12/12/2014DayCulture and the ArtsWA Museum dinosaurs storm the nation
12/12/2014NahanEnergyNew meters on the Horizon
12/12/2014RedmanRegional DevelopmentSuccessful bidders for Ord land announced
12/12/2014MarmionMines and PetroleumOnline bookshop boosts minerals and oil search
11/12/2014MarmionMines and PetroleumNew safety reforms focus on dangerous goods
10/12/2014Barnett; DayPremier; PlanningElizabeth Quay open for business next spring
10/12/2014DayPlanningIndustrial land boost for Hazelmere
10/12/2014HarveyPolicePolice Minister launches arson operation
10/12/2014SimpsonSeniors and VolunteeringHalf a century of service: volunteers honoured
10/12/2014MischinAttorney GeneralDPP Joseph McGrath reappointed for five years
9/12/2014DaviesWaterFree waterwise showerheads for Wyalkatchem homeowners
9/12/2014HamesHealthTime to celebrate PMH milestones
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