Archived Statements - Lawrence Labor Government

February 12, 1990 - February 16, 1993

Lawrence Labor Government media statements prior to January 1992 will be progressively posted on this website.

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

8/04/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Commercial fishers’ licence fees waived as part of stimulus push

11/02/1993

Bridge

Minister for the North-West

Incoming Government urged to continue with KDC

10/02/1993

Lawrence

Premier

WA to give-up money under Hewson plan

5/02/1993

Lawrence

Premier

Opposition economic package reliant on Hewson GST

5/02/1993

Taylor

Deputy Premier

Comment on Court's refusal to sign agreement

5/02/1993

Berinson

Attorney General

Opposition proposed crime hotline a gimmick

5/02/1993

Hallahan

Education

Opposition leader 'gutless' over education policy

5/02/1993

Hallahan

Education

GST would cause blowout in education budget

5/02/1993

Hallahan

Training

Issue of second round of TAFE place offers

5/02/1993

Hill

Small Business

Opposition shows no solution to unemployment

5/02/1993

Henderson

Productivity and Labour Relations

James Hardy company 50th firm to have enterprise agreement

5/02/1993

Henderson

Consumer Affairs

Building disputes committee proving successful

5/02/1993

Watson

Aboriginal Affairs; Seniors

Medical awareness pamphlet targeting Aboriginal seniors

5/02/1993

McGinty

Housing

Glendalough Homeswest project to train apprentices

4/02/1993

Lawrence

Premier

Signing of Sattler 'election contract'

4/02/1993

Lawrence

Premier

No plans to force Perth City Council to raise rates

4/02/1993

Taylor

Health

AMA slammed for comments about health funding

4/02/1993

Taylor

Health

Disabled to benefit from grants totalling $2,171,657

4/02/1993

Hallahan

Arts

Unveiling of strategy to develop film-making

4/02/1993

Hallahan

Education

Opposition asked to investigate alleged derogatory remarks

4/02/1993

Hallahan

Education

Protest urged at Opposition plans to scrap 5-year-olds' program

4/02/1993

Beggs

Transport

Opposition 'Project Perth' a rehash of Govt initiative

4/02/1993

Hill

Fisheries

Opposition fails to answer challenge on fisheries policy

4/02/1993

Henderson

Consumer Affairs

SW painters and builders respond to consumer protection

4/02/1993

Watson

Seniors

Many organisations would find proposed GST difficult

4/02/1993

Ripper

Opposition claim about juvenile rehab centre wrong

3/02/1993

Taylor

Deputy Premier

Plan to set up PDC office in Newman reaffirmed

3/02/1993

Berinson

Attorney General

Opposition law and order budget slammed

3/02/1993

Hallahan

Education

Motorists urged to take care as school term starts

3/02/1993

Beggs

Transport

Opposition roads expenditure scheme a sham

3/02/1993

Hill

Fisheries

Comments on Opposition fisheries policy costing

3/02/1993

Edwards

Police

Opposition parties at odds over bike helmets

3/02/1993

Edwards

Police

Appeal to be lodged over Smith reinstatement order

3/02/1993

Henderson

Consumer Affairs

Legislation to control smash repair industry

3/02/1993

Henderson

Consumer Affairs

Warning about GST impact on baby care items

3/02/1993

Watson

Seniors

Commonwealth/State HACC grants welcomed

3/02/1993

Ripper

Disability Services

Low priority given by Opposition to disabled

3/02/1993

McGinty

Housing; Environment; Heritage

Costings of election promises farcical

3/02/1993

McGinty

Opposition promise of cardiac unit slammed

3/02/1993

Stephens

Minister for the Gascoyne

Opposition costings make no mention about Gascoyne projects

3/02/1993

Stephens

Minister for the Gascoyne

Tourist Information Radio to be available in Carnarvon

2/02/1993

Taylor

Deputy Premier; Health

Opposition costings fail to explain hole in health funding

2/02/1993

Hallahan

Education

Free dental care scheme for upper school students

2/02/1993

Beggs

Transport

Co-operative effort needed to develop road strategies

2/02/1993

Henderson

Productivity and Labour Relations

Consumer protection for credit users

2/02/1993

Gallop

Fuel and Energy

Consumers would face big rises in power costs under Opposition

2/02/1993

Gallop

Fuel and Energy

Increased taxes and charges under Coalition govt

2/02/1993

Ripper

Community Development

Opposition split over family centres

2/02/1993

McGinty

Environment

Concern about post-Skyshow litter

2/02/1993

McGinty

Housing

Approval figures show continuing housing industry recovery

2/02/1993

McGinty

Housing

Winner of home design award announced

1/02/1993

Berinson

Corrective Services

Offenders to help clean up South Perth foreshore

1/02/1993

Hallahan

Education

Opposition challenged over pre-primary education plans

1/02/1993

Hill

Small Business

WA company commended for development of exports

1/02/1993

Ripper

Community Development

Extra funding for child care places

31/01/1993

Taylor

Deputy Premier

WA may become major centre for food manufacturing

31/01/1993

Berinson

Attorney General

Opposition law/order policy duplicates Govt programs

31/01/1993

Beggs

Transport

Late night train services for suburban lines

31/01/1993

Gallop

Fuel and Energy

Opposition fuel and energy policy short on new ideas

31/01/1993

Stephens

Minister for the Gascoyne

Taskforce to assess development of Learmonth airport

31/01/1993

Stephens

Services

Concerns about conflicting Opposition regional development plans

30/01/1993

Taylor

Deputy Premier; State Development

Plan for local scientists' involvement in key projects

30/01/1993

Hill

Small Business

Public urged not to accept Opposition promises blindly

30/01/1993

Edwards

Sport and Recreation

Opposition challenged over sport/recreation policy

29/01/1993

Lawrence

Premier

Commitment to promotion of downstream processing

29/01/1993

Taylor

Deputy Premier

Consideration of further aid for Metro Meats in Albany

29/01/1993

Hallahan

Education

Opposition challenged over schooling for five-year-olds

29/01/1993

Hallahan

Education

GST would mean a $100 hike in school costs for each child

29/01/1993

Hill

Small Business

Opposition starting to back-track on payroll tax abolition

29/01/1993

Hill

Fisheries; Small Business

Support for seafood promotion and marketing unit

29/01/1993

Henderson

Productivity and Labour Relations

Opposition urged to support hearing of minimum wage review

29/01/1993

Henderson

Productivity and Labour Relations

Figures show lowest ever rate of days lost

29/01/1993

Smith

Justice

Free Legal Aid line planned by Opposition already exists

29/01/1993

Watson

Aboriginal Affairs

Comment on Govt Aboriginal Affairs policy

29/01/1993

Ripper

Disability Services

Disabled can watch Skyshow from busport roof

29/01/1993

McGinty

Housing

Opposition housing policy out-of-step with current thinking

28/01/1993

Lawrence

Premier

Funding for Carnarvon water supply project

28/01/1993

Lawrence

Premier

Capital works projects for Carnarvon/Denham

28/01/1993

Lawrence

Premier

Planned extensions to Pensioners' Travel Scheme

28/01/1993

Taylor

State Development

Research crucial to development of wool exports

28/01/1993

Berinson

Attorney General

Opposition weekend detention plan costly and pointless

28/01/1993

Hallahan

Education

Opposition challenged over increased TAFE fees

28/01/1993

Hallahan

Education

Opposition claim about Carawatha centre class misinformed

28/01/1993

Beggs

Transport

Bus/train interchanges on northern subs railway to open February

28/01/1993

Bridge

Water Resources

No decision yet on SW drainage charges

28/01/1993

Bridge

Agriculture

Coalition parties bound to clash

28/01/1993

Smith

Local Government

Impact of GST still unclear for local government

28/01/1993

Gallop

Minister Assisting the Treasurer

Coalition parties split over planned Collie power station

28/01/1993

Ripper

Disability Services

Scheme to boost export of disability equipment

28/01/1993

McGinty

Housing

Opposition admit effect of 'Fightback' policy on housing

28/01/1993

McGinty

Environment

Concerns about visual impact of Mundijong rock quarry

27/01/1993

Lawrence

Premier

Official launch of the Gascoyne Development Commission

27/01/1993

Hallahan

Education

Opposition training policy a threat to TAFE places

27/01/1993

Edwards

Sport and Recreation

Opposition plan to scrap Sport and Recreation Ministry slammed

27/01/1993

Henderson

Productivity and Labour Relations

Fair conditions for young people under present Govt

27/01/1993

Watson

Aboriginal Affairs

Plan to give mining ventures access to reserves

27/01/1993

Ripper

Community Development

Opposition threats to cut Govt programs

27/01/1993

McGinty

Housing

Tree planting program launched at Amarillo

26/01/1993

Lawrence

Premier

Costings of Opposition election promises

26/01/1993

Hallahan

Education

Opposition claims about TAFE places show lack of honesty