Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

13/12/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Tender awarded for Albany surf reef design

13/12/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

New Geraldton tugs named

13/12/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Work underway to deliver sweet deal for WA-bred apple

11/12/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Industry funding for wild dogs welcomed

9/12/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

RED Grants driving jobs in the Peel

6/12/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Detection dogs to sniff out red imported fire ant

5/12/2019

MacTiernan; Wyatt; Dawson

Regional Development; Lands; Environment

Landmark decision to allow carbon farming on pastoral lands

4/12/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food; Water

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Lake Grace

28/11/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Exotic ant detected in Fremantle

27/11/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding for trainees in regional communities

26/11/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Step forward on Kalgoorlie City Centre project

22/11/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

New reefs taking shape in Oyster Harbour

21/11/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Western Australia declared free of citrus canker

20/11/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Upgrades at Warmun Community Aged Care facility

15/11/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Extra support for southern rangelands pastoralists

14/11/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED Grants driving Pilbara diversification

14/11/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

$1.25 million for job-creating projects in the Gascoyne

13/11/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Animal welfare legislation the focus at upcoming public forums

13/11/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA agribusinesses given a recipe for success

8/11/2019

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Regional Development; Lands

McGowan Government moves ahead with Pastoral Lands Reform

7/11/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Collie on track with new nature tourism business

7/11/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman

Regional Development; Culture and the Arts

Gwoonwardu Mia Aboriginal Cultural Centre re-opens

6/11/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

Research project set to put new tropical rock oysters on the menu

6/11/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Naming competition for new Geraldton tug boats

6/11/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Feral pigs target of State NRM grants

6/11/2019

MacTiernan; Logan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Community Stewardship Grants to boost local conservation initiatives

6/11/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Final hurdle cleared for direct maritime freight services into Pilbara

5/11/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Capital idea for landing investors

2/11/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Port Hedland marina and waterfront draft Masterplan released

1/11/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Albany wave research centre officially opens

1/11/2019

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Grants driving new industries in the Great Southern

1/11/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman

Ports; Culture and the Arts

Out of the box 'Container' exhibition at Victoria Quay

24/10/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New wheat variety to rock the grainbelt

23/10/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Snapshot provides optimism about Pilbara housing market

15/10/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Hedlanders to have their say on proposed voluntary buy-back

14/10/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Public submissions open as part of animal welfare review

11/10/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New Soil and Land Conservation Council unearthed

10/10/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Grants driving new industry opportunities in the regions

10/10/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Draft Port Master Plan to guide Geraldton’s future growth

8/10/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New CEO to drive economic development in the South-West

8/10/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Celebrating 30 years of noodle wheat segregation

5/10/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grant foments kombucha business growth

5/10/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman

Regional Development; Culture and the Arts

New HEART for Margaret River arts and tourism scene

4/10/2019

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Fisheries

Diving deeper into exports with new abalone processing facility

4/10/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Native flies welcome on food crops

4/10/2019

MacTiernan; Papalia

Regional Development; Tourism

Jetstar direct flights to Busselton to take off

4/10/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson

Regional Development; Environment

Masterplan to unlock Mid-West’s iconic Moresby Range

2/10/2019

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Event holders encouraged to apply for regional funding round

26/09/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Extra shipping capacity available at Port Hedland

25/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Further support for Community Resource Centres

25/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Site investigations begin for Spoilbank Marina in Port Hedland

25/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Board appointments to drive Mid-West development

24/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding secured for Katanning sheep processor

20/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Infrastructure boost for Dampier Peninsula

20/09/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

New marine facility securing economic future for the Kimberley

19/09/2019

McGowan; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Premier; Planning; Agriculture and Food

Perth Royal Show to remain at its home in Claremont

19/09/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Grant programs to increase regional arts activity

18/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

WA’s Renewable Hydrogen Fund now open

17/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Nominations open for 2020 WA Rural Women’s Award

13/09/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; MacTiernan

Premier; Treasurer; Regional Development

$11.95 million for Broome’s job-boosting Chinatown development

13/09/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

State Art Gallery works to go on new regional tour

13/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Appointment to lead consultation on voluntary Port Hedland West End buy-back scheme

12/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New investment in southern Wheatbelt aged accommodation

12/09/2019

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Regional Development; Lands

Ground-breaking microgrid to power jobs in the Peel

10/09/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Facility accreditation to open opportunities for WA barley

9/09/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Woodlands Visitor Centre taking shape in Norseman

9/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Migrants make the move to jobs in the Goldfields

9/09/2019

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Agreement to boost Aboriginal employment opportunities in the Goldfields

8/09/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

New funding to upgrade Laverton Visitor Centre

8/09/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Laverton Aquatic Centre opens with a splash

6/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

CEO appointed to Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission

6/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Preston Beach Community Centre officially opened

5/09/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New pasture to assist WA farmers

5/09/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Successful WAIPS project creates regional jobs

4/09/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

More Digital Farm Grants available to bridge the digital divide

30/08/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Local firm wins Collie Roundhouse restoration contract

29/08/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

CinefestOZ showcases WA-made films

28/08/2019

MacTiernan; Papalia

Ports; Tourism

Dredging underway to grow Broome's cruise shipping industry

20/08/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Study tour focused on boosting premium food exports

20/08/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Industry and Export Awards finalists show WA’s business diversity

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