Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

22/06/2018

MacTiernan; Papalia; Saffioti

Regional Development; Tourism; Transport

State Government welcomes regional WA shortlist for new Qantas pilot academy

22/06/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Puppet show pulls on heartstrings across Western Australia

22/06/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding to support Southern Forests reach its potential

21/06/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Grants to support natural resource stewardship now available

21/06/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Lands; Agriculture and Food; Aboriginal Affairs

Agreement supports Pilbara station to diversify

19/06/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Restoration of historic Mill Manager's House in Jarrahdale gets the green light

18/06/2018

Wyatt; MacTiernan

Treasurer; Agriculture and Food

New initiative to reduce red tape for horticulture businesses

15/06/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti; Dawson

Regional Development; Lands; Environment

WA pastoralists in the box seat for carbon farming

14/06/2018

Wyatt; MacTiernan

Finance; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Land tax win for farmers under McGowan Government reforms

13/06/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

WA Industry Link rolled out to the regions

8/06/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Lands

Pastoral lands reform - Encouraging investment and ecological sustainability

6/06/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Lands; Regional Development

Goldfields land to be activated for lithium facility

31/05/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Tender released for key element of Bunbury Waterfront project

31/05/2018

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Regional Development; Energy

Pursuing innovative solar opportunities for the Goldfields

30/05/2018

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

WA to host Australian masters hockey championships

29/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Collie greenhouse crop potential examined

25/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Highlighting WA produce on a plate

18/05/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Collie Futures Small Grants to unlock economic potential

17/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Response to the McCarthy Review into live sheep trade

16/05/2018

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Steps taken to fix salinity issues

16/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Federal Government indecision causing industry uncertainty

11/05/2018

Papalia; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Tourism; Transport; Regional Development

Taskforce to investigate Western Australian pilot training school

10/05/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Grants program driving regional economic development

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Gascoyne region

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Goldfields-Esperance region

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Kimberley

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Peel region

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Mid-West

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Pilbara

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Great Southern region

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Wheatbelt

10/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Agriculture investment growing jobs across Western Australia

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the South-West

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Budget boost for jobs in the regions

7/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Decision needed on northern summer live exports

5/05/2018

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Regional events receive funding boost

2/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New Northam Grains Research Facilities boost WA scientific capacity

2/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grains R&D funds keep WA at cutting edge

30/04/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Sustainable funding for Community Resource Centres

27/04/2018

MacTiernan; Cook

Regional Development; Water

Funding boost for South-West agriculture welcomed

26/04/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Pilbara gas processing welcomed

24/04/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

New centre to ride the next wave of renewable energy research

23/04/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Statement from Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan

22/04/2018

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Albany’s new visitor centre opens to help drive visitation

21/04/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

WA holds its Breath for national film release of Tim Winton novel

20/04/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Committee to kick-start growth plan for Bunbury and Collie

18/04/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Lands

Support for financial sustainability for MG Corporation

18/04/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti; Dawson

Regional Development; Lands; Environment

Unlocking carbon potential for pastoralists

17/04/2018

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Two-year deal secured for SunSmart Busselton Festival of Triathlon

13/04/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Turning the TAP on irrigated ag in the Pilbara

11/04/2018

Ellery; MacTiernan

Education and Training; Agriculture and Food

New industry-based traineeships will be the bees’ knees

9/04/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Statement on live export footage

7/04/2018

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

First Pilbara Camping with Custodians campground opens

4/04/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

The Lighthouse Girl shines a spotlight on regional Anzac Centenary commemorations

3/04/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants to boost food export capabilities

29/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Benefits to flow as Gascoyne irrigated agriculture water increases

28/03/2018

MacTiernan; McGurk

Agriculture and Food; Women's Interests

Award winner to empower local communities

27/03/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Agriculture and Food

Agricultural Region Freight Strategy to boost freight efficiency

24/03/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Albany silos shine in public art project

23/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants chip in to potato industry growth

21/03/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding to kickstart Coral Bay accommodation project

21/03/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Fascine report highlights failings of previous government

20/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Easier access to agrifood export services

16/03/2018

McGurk; MacTiernan

Community Services; Regional Development

New approach in the Wheatbelt to secure childcare future

15/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Call for support for WA rockmelon growers

9/03/2018

Dawson; MacTiernan; Kelly; Wyatt

Environment; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Water; Aboriginal Affairs

Consultation begins on visionary plan for Fitzroy River

9/03/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Taskforce to unlock Aboriginal opportunities in the Goldfields

7/03/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Innovation fund to drive regional jobs

6/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Regional food on the buy local menu

5/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Call for phase-out of battery cages

27/02/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Science; Regional Development

Opportunity for innovators in agriculture and aquaculture

26/02/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA Government welcomes Federal research funds

23/02/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Local Government; Regional Development

Training for elected members builds country local government capacity

23/02/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New agtech age on the horizon

23/02/2018

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Busselton to welcome top sailors for SuperFoiler Grand Prix

22/02/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Government backs growing hemp industry

20/02/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Regional Development

Chaos in National Party poses threat to important WA regional water projects

19/02/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Singaporean agreement brings Transform Peel a step closer

16/02/2018

MacTiernan; Templeman

Regional Development; Culture and the Arts

Desert stories unveiled at new exhibition

16/02/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Investigation into high mortality live export shipment

16/02/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Rural women driving job-creating business ideas

7/02/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Aerial survey expands Transform Peel water work

1/02/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Funding to fence out wild dogs

30/01/2018

Ellery; MacTiernan

Education and Training; Regional Development

Additional support for school students in the Kimberley

30/01/2018

Ellery; MacTiernan

Education and Training; Regional Development

Pilbara students’ education in focus with new initiatives

25/01/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New group to power Collie into the future

23/01/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Roundtable seeks consensus on poultry standards

19/01/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Connecting the farm: grants to drive 21st century agriculture jobs

16/01/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Local Government; Regional Development

Funding to build stronger regional communities

11/01/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Bunbury contractor to deliver major tourist attraction

4/01/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding boost secures Albany Arts Festival

22/12/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Report highlights poultry standard concerns

21/12/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Next steps for new South-West saleyards

19/12/2017

Dawson; MacTiernan

Environment; Regional Development

New campground near Margaret River open for Christmas

14/12/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Marco Pierre White to get a taste of the Great Southern

13/12/2017

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Innovation and ICT

Australian-first audit highlights regional telecommunications gaps

9/12/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Scheme to secure Southern Forests water

6/12/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Regional survey backs importance of Plan for Jobs

5/12/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Revitalised soil council to drive regenerative farming

4/12/2017

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Grants drive landcare and environmental work across WA