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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
9/12/2014SimpsonCommunity ServicesInspirational carers: young people honoured
9/12/2014Barnett; RedmanPremier; State Development; Regional DevelopmentMassive community investment benefits Onslow
9/12/2014Barnett; Hames; RedmanPremier; State Development; Health; Regional Development21st century hospital and health care for Onslow
9/12/2014Barnett; RedmanPremier; State Development; Regional DevelopmentFunding secured to complete Onslow Airport
8/12/2014BarnettPremierMarine rescue base ship-shape after extensions
8/12/2014BarnettPremierPremier announces changes to Cabinet
8/12/2014Barnett; RedmanPremier; LandsKaleeya Hospital site sells to aged care provider
7/12/2014Barnett; WaldronPremier; Sport and RecreationStadium build starts
7/12/2014JacobEnvironmentPerth Zoo prepares numbats for the wild
7/12/2014HarveyPoliceWA Police support innovative anti-car theft trial
7/12/2014Nalder; WaldronTransport; Sport and RecreationYour Move program to be rolled out in Wanneroo
7/12/2014SimpsonSeniors and VolunteeringRecord number of WA residents turning 100
5/12/2014HamesHealthWA health research funding announced
5/12/2014HarveyTourismPopular kitesurfing race takes off in Perth
5/12/2014HarveyTourismTop athletes set to compete in IRONMAN WA
5/12/2014JacobEnvironmentVolunteer wins for plant and animal database
5/12/2014BarnettPremier; State DevelopmentWestern Australia leads the nation in exports
5/12/2014Waldron; RedmanSport and Recreation; Regional DevelopmentBats, bibs and balls for Christmas
5/12/2014CollierEducation$17 million for VET programs in public schools in 2015
4/12/2014JacobEnvironmentMilestone for Kimberley marine park
4/12/2014HamesTraining and Workforce DevelopmentYouth to be consulted for workforce plan
4/12/2014BastonAgriculture and FoodWA winner learns from a food legend
3/12/2014Barnett; MortonPremier; Mental Health10-year plan builds on WA mental health reforms
3/12/2014HarveyRoad SafetyRoad safety projects receive funding boost
3/12/2014MarmionMines and PetroleumMine drug scourge a potential death sentence
3/12/2014JacobHeritageRoleystone guest house heritage listed
3/12/2014Barnett; MortonPremier; Disability ServicesGrants to improve lives of people with disability
3/12/2014Baston; RedmanAgriculture and Food; Regional DevelopmentBoost for biosecurity research and development
2/12/2014SimpsonYouthCadets expansion good news for youth
2/12/2014MarmionMines and PetroleumIncentive scheme to extend resources search
2/12/2014MarmionMines and PetroleumExploration boost from bedrock digital map
2/12/2014Mischin; RedmanCommerce; Regional DevelopmentCommunications project connects regional WA
2/12/2014SimpsonSeniors and VolunteeringSeniors Housing Centre makes smart move
2/12/2014JacobEnvironmentWorld's rarest marsupial back from the brink
2/12/2014HamesHealthBabies on board at Fiona Stanley Hospital
1/12/2014DaviesWaterVasse estuary taskforce inaugural meeting
1/12/2014DaviesWaterStage 5 water restrictions for Denmark
1/12/2014Barnett; CollierPremier; EducationTop public school teachers and educators honoured
1/12/2014JacobHeritageConservation to start on convict-built cottages
1/12/2014JacobEnvironmentPublic submissions invited to waste reform review
1/12/2014JacobEnvironmentNew guidance on reducing waste
1/12/2014MortonDisability ServicesCall for access and inclusion for all
1/12/2014Redman; NalderRegional Development; TransportNew AvonLink services start today
1/12/2014MischinAttorney GeneralAnother judge appointed to WA District Court
30/11/2014HarveyPoliceGroundbreaking police model launched across Perth
30/11/2014SimpsonLocal GovernmentNew disability parking laws for WA
30/11/2014Jacob; RedmanEnvironment; Regional DevelopmentNew recreation site for affordable holidays
29/11/2014MarmionMines and PetroleumMining emergency competition a real lifesaver
29/11/2014DaviesWater2014 AWA WA Water Award winners announced
28/11/2014WaldronSport and Recreation$773,201 for sport and recreation facilities
28/11/2014NalderTransportHow are you getting home this festive season?
27/11/2014NahanTreasurerSeptember Quarterly Results released
27/11/2014DayTourismPerth wins bid to host international cycling final
27/11/2014CollierAboriginal AffairsChanges coming to 40-year-old Aboriginal Heritage Act
27/11/2014SimpsonLocal GovernmentRegional subsidiaries Bill introduced
27/11/2014Barnett; MischinPremier; Attorney GeneralReforms to overhaul private property rights
27/11/2014DayPoliceExceptional winners of inaugural Police Awards
27/11/2014JacobEnvironmentAircraft improve bushfire preparedness
27/11/2014MischinAttorney GeneralPaperless e-courts a step closer in WA
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
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