Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

15/08/2019

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Ports; Transport

Independent Westport Taskforce releases shortlist of future port options

9/08/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Research boost supporting Carnarvon horticulture

9/08/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Great Southern Development Commission chair to drive local jobs

7/08/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development; Ports

Spoilbank Marina design expanded to include four-lane boat ramp

6/08/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Changes to support producers committees

5/08/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Ports

Statement attributed to Minister MacTiernan

1/08/2019

MacTiernan; Papalia

Regional Development; Tourism

Ticket west with Kimberley Express now on sale

31/07/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Science; Agriculture and Food

McGowan Government brewing innovation talent to grow the regional economy

31/07/2019

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Ports

Election commitment target for freight on rail share achieved

30/07/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Ports

Hedland Tower to steer next phase of growth in Port Hedland

26/07/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Initiative to drive grass roots research and development

26/07/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

High-speed broadband switching on in the Mid-West

26/07/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Upgrades to kick off at Wheatbelt agricultural research facility

22/07/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Appointments in Goldfields-Esperance to drive economic development

18/07/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Course set for WA’s renewable hydrogen future

13/07/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman

Regional Development; Culture and the Arts

WA Museum to reopen Carnarvon cultural centre

12/07/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan; Quigley

Premier; Regional Development; Attorney General

Wheels in motion for Bunbury youth driver training program

12/07/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

Local job opportunities flow from final Jetty Road contract

11/07/2019

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Regional New Industries Fund grants driving northern innovation

11/07/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Round two RED Grants now open

10/07/2019

MacTiernan; Johnston

Regional Development; Tourism

Smorgasbord of culinary stars align for flagship food and wine festival

9/07/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Community-led pest management approach grows

5/07/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Pacific partnership to address horticultural industry labour needs

5/07/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Statement in response to CCC report

2/07/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Northern irrigated agriculture to advance with new appointment

28/06/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Collie’s investment potential highlighted

27/06/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Dry Conditions Response Grants to aid feral pest control endeavours

21/06/2019

MacTiernan; Murray

Regional Development; Sport and Recreation

New sports and community hub launched in Paraburdoo

19/06/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Peel Development Commission Board member appointed

18/06/2019

MacTiernan

Minister Assisting the Minister for State Development, Jobs and Trade

Renewable hydrogen in mines gathering momentum in WA

14/06/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Work commences on Katanning sheep feed facility

14/06/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Katanning civic centre opens

14/06/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New lamb definition to support WA exports

13/06/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson

Agriculture and Food; Environment

Action taken to protect native animals from feral cats

13/06/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Collie funding open for economy-boosting initiatives

13/06/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Restoration of historic Collie landmark to breathe new life into tourism

12/06/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Geraldton Doppler radar upgrade complete

7/06/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Regional Local Content Initiative to boost jobs in the regions

7/06/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Call to register interest for Spoilbank Marina boat pens

5/06/2019

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

$10m of upgrades for Commodity Freight Routes across WA

5/06/2019

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Efficiency-boosting plan for agricultural region freight released for comment

5/06/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Wild dog control under research microscope

4/06/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Kent

31/05/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Pringle Village aged accommodation opens in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

31/05/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Goldfields Aboriginal Business Leadership program drives new opportunities

31/05/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Work begins on Kalgoorlie cell fence

30/05/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Mobile coverage boost in remote tourism destinations and communities

28/05/2019

MacTiernan; Ellery; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Education and Training; Fisheries; Forestry

Education initiative to raise primary industries profile

26/05/2019

MacTiernan; Papalia

Regional Development; Tourism

Kununurra poised to receive direct flights from Melbourne

24/05/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Revitalised Chinatown officially opened

24/05/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Kimberley projects to receive more than $650,000 in grant funding

24/05/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

New chairperson to lead Pilbara Ports Authority

24/05/2019

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Regional WA secures million-dollar event funding

23/05/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Extension of historic State Barrier Fence begins

21/05/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

$20 million on the table for regional mobile black spots

20/05/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Community approach to combat key regional pests

17/05/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED Grants to support Gascoyne projects

16/05/2019

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Wiluna-Meekatharra Road upgrade to support local jobs

15/05/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Lake Grace

15/05/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

New channel markers improve safety, support trade growth

15/05/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Albany Doppler radar upgrade complete

13/05/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Panel to review Animal Welfare Act

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in South-West continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in the Wheatbelt continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in Peel region continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in the Pilbara continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in the Kimberley continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in the Mid-West continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in Goldfields-Esperance continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in the Great Southern region continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in Gascoyne continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government driving jobs and opportunities in the regions

7/05/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Investment into arts and culture supports regional growth

7/05/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Ravensthorpe

6/05/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Westport community events give insight into freight planning process

26/04/2019

Cook; MacTiernan

Mental Health; Regional Development

Funding to keep Doors Wide Open

24/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Minister heralds start of the 2019 Bravo® apple harvest

18/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

State Budget securing future for WA agricultural effort

17/04/2019

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Commemorative sculpture acknowledges Lock Hospitals’ history

17/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

One Mile Jetty centre opened in Carnarvon

17/04/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman; Wyatt

Regional Development; Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Funding to reopen Gwoonwardu Mia cultural centre

16/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Training opportunities taken up in the regions

16/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Mid-West projects to receive more than $750,000 in grant funding

16/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

All clear for State Barrier Fence Esperance extension

10/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Internet of Things DecisionAg grants to drive agtech

10/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Wheatbelt projects to receive nearly $700,000 in grant funding

10/04/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman

Agriculture and Food; Local Government

Consultation open on dog standards and guidelines

9/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED Grants driving diversification in the Pilbara

7/04/2019

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Three-year funding for tribute to truffles

5/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Peel projects to receive more than $850,000 in grant funding

4/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Connecting country and city through local food

3/04/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

WA regions become the backdrop once again

2/04/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan; Johnston

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development; Mines and Petroleum

FMG's $3.7 billion Iron Bridge project to create thousands of jobs

1/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New northern cattle partnership welcomed

1/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Connecting WA agrifood businesses to Asia

1/04/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

NRM funding round now open across WA

26/03/2019

Tinley; McGurk; MacTiernan

Housing; Community Services; Regional Development

WA’s third Aboriginal short-stay facility formally opens in Broome

26/03/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Carnarvon cell fence to keep out wild dogs

26/03/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Agriculture, hydrogen on the agenda at Boao Forum

26/03/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

New direction for salinity management