Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

24/06/2022

MacTiernan; Carey

Agriculture and Food; Lands

Satellite mapping helps farmers drill down on pastures

22/06/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

$1 million boost for premium agricultural exports

22/06/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Grant equips South-West nursery to meet grape expectations

22/06/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Round five RED Grants now open

22/06/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

REDs deliver for Dwellingup bush camp

17/06/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New funding to boost Collie hospitality and tourism projects

17/06/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Water

Green magnesium refinery proposal for Collie reaches milestone

16/06/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Public consultation opens on WA’s biosecurity laws

15/06/2022

MacTiernan

Hydrogen Industry

World-leading Pilbara renewable hydrogen project attracts major international investment

10/06/2022

Cook; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Aboriginal tourism wins in the North-West with Jina Plan

9/06/2022

MacTiernan; Buti

Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Step forward for Mid-West Aboriginal businesses

9/06/2022

Buti; MacTiernan; Cook

Finance; Aboriginal Affairs; Regional Development; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Aboriginal Business Forum connecting businesses and industry

8/06/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

AEGIC funding to grow market share for local grains

8/06/2022

Cook; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Regional events to reignite tourism around the State

7/06/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Detective Jay Swan to return to our screens with Mystery Road: Origin premiering on ABC TV

7/06/2022

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Next stage of the Bunbury waterfront transformation set to begin

3/06/2022

MacTiernan; Whitby

Agriculture and Food; Climate Action

More funds to drive carbon farming in WA

2/06/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Bravo for increase in apple exports

2/06/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Kimberley community safety grants now open

27/05/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Unique exhibits unveiled in Carnarvon

27/05/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Helping to better prepare Carnarvon for floods

27/05/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Co-operative loans a sweet catch for two regional businesses

26/05/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

State invests in sustainable Gascoyne River catchments

26/05/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

UK actors in Kalgoorlie and Perth for first feature film production since WA border reopened

26/05/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Mount Augustus development improves visitor experience

25/05/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Waroona Town Centre redevelopment gets underway

24/05/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Indigenous trainees support Kalgoorlie City Centre Project

24/05/2022

Cook; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

WA welcomes back working holiday makers

23/05/2022

MacTiernan; Cook

Agriculture and Food; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism

Plating Up WA dishes celebrated on international stage in Singapore

20/05/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding to support the celebration of Collie’s proud history and strong future

20/05/2022

MacTiernan

Resources Development

Collie a step closer to manufacturing medicinal cannabis for global market

20/05/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

WA Documentary series Shipwreck Hunters Australia to premiere on Disney+

17/05/2022

Cook; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Dates confirmed for popular Ord Valley Muster next May

12/05/2022

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Treasurer; Regional Development

Strong State Budget securing Goldfields-Esperance’s future

12/05/2022

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Treasurer; Regional Development

Strong State Budget securing the Great Southern’s future

12/05/2022

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Treasurer; Regional Development

Strong State Budget securing the Peel’s future

12/05/2022

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Treasurer; Regional Development

Strong State Budget securing the South-West’s future

12/05/2022

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Treasurer; Regional Development

Strong State Budget securing the Wheatbelt’s future

12/05/2022

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Treasurer; Regional Development

Strong State Budget securing the Pilbara’s future

12/05/2022

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Treasurer; Regional Development

Strong State Budget securing the Gascoyne’s future

12/05/2022

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Treasurer; Regional Development

Strong State Budget securing the Mid-West’s future

12/05/2022

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Treasurer; Regional Development

Strong State Budget securing the Kimberley’s future

12/05/2022

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Treasurer; Regional Development

Record $12 billion infrastructure boost for regional WA

6/05/2022

Johnston; MacTiernan

Energy; Hydrogen Industry

Renewable hydrogen target to be investigated for Western Australia

6/05/2022

Cook; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Shinju Matsuri support renewed for another three years

5/05/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Regional community wellbeing in focus for Rural Women’s Award winner

5/05/2022

MacTiernan

Hydrogen Industry

Minister’s mission to Europe to focus on renewable hydrogen

3/05/2022

MacTiernan; McGurk; Johnston; Papalia

Regional Development; Child Protection; Corrective Services; Police

$40.4 million package to tackle juvenile crime in the Kimberley

2/05/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

$25 million research investment to grow WA’s agricultural capability

29/04/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Another step towards WA’s first graphite processing plant in Collie

28/04/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

$48.6 million boost for mobile and broadband in the regions

28/04/2022

Cook; MacTiernan; Punch

Deputy Premier; Tourism; Regional Development; Fisheries

Shore Leave festival back showcasing the best of the Mid-West for 2022

27/04/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Value Add Investment Grants are building food security for Western Australia

22/04/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Noongar meeting place to be built in Katanning

22/04/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

$4.2 million R&D investment to reduce carbon emissions and achieve net zero by 2050

20/04/2022

MacTiernan

Hydrogen Industry

Another step forward for green hydrogen plant in Cockburn

20/04/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New CEO to drive opportunities in the Mid-West

19/04/2022

MacTiernan

Hydrogen Industry

McGowan Government’s hydrogen projects endorsed

16/04/2022

MacTiernan; Punch

Regional Development; Fisheries

Investment to support trout stocking and tourism across the South-West

13/04/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

All creatures great and small helped with animal welfare grants

12/04/2022

McGowan; Sanderson; MacTiernan

Premier; Health; Regional Development

Free RATs from WA regional community resource centres

6/04/2022

McGowan; MacTiernan; Cook

Premier; Regional Development; Tourism

History made as direct flights between Busselton and Melbourne take off

5/04/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Aboriginal Pastoral Academy nurturing the next generation of the pastoral workforce

5/04/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED grants creating jobs & developing skills in the Kimberley

4/04/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Future Drought Fund injection to WA Government’s Southern Rangelands Revitalisation pilot welcomed

1/04/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Planning for big battery and renewable energy hub for Collie

31/03/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Strategic industry collaboration another step forward for WA’s carbon farming industry

30/03/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Emerging leaders drive sustainable Wheatbelt communities

30/03/2022

MacTiernan

Hydrogen Industry

Another step forward for WA's renewable hydrogen industry

25/03/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Manjimup brewery toasts distribution potential with help from grant

24/03/2022

Dawson; MacTiernan

Emergency Services; Regional Development

First ever District Recovery Coordinator appointed to Wheatbelt following catastrophic bushfires

23/03/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Backing better tracing to combat plant biosecurity threats

18/03/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Agrifood and Beverage Vouchers for a smorgasbord of recipients

18/03/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Milestone for Leonora aged accommodation project

17/03/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Seven home-grown productions hit the road to tour regional WA

17/03/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Panel appointed to review WA’s biosecurity laws

16/03/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Funding to support on-farm bushfire recovery coordination

15/03/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Regional galleries welcome upgrades to support touring visual arts

15/03/2022

MacTiernan; Buti

Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Boost for Goldfields-based Aboriginal businesses

15/03/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Boost for regional telecommunications resilience

7/03/2022

Carey; MacTiernan

Lands; Regional Development

Kalbarri land released for much needed worker accommodation

7/03/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Boost to WaterSmart Farms program

4/03/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Community Resource Centre for the Pilbara

4/03/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Pilbara RED Grants to diversify the regional economy

3/03/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Gascoyne RED Grants backing local business

2/03/2022

MacTiernan; Whitby; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

2022 State Natural Resource Management funding round open

1/03/2022

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Esperance - Salmon Gums and Grass Patch

28/02/2022

Saffioti; Cook; MacTiernan

Planning; Tourism; Agriculture and Food

Draft report for Pickering Brook and Surrounds released for comment

25/02/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Major investment to bridge Northern Goldfields digital divide

25/02/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

REDs boost for Goldfields-Esperance businesses, training

25/02/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Great Southern shires clean up on waste management

25/02/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New voucher program to help farmers seize carbon opportunities

23/02/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Southern Rangelands Revitalisation Pilot kicks off

17/02/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

$700,000 to improve social inclusion and access to arts and culture in regional communities

16/02/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Agriculture and Food

Four regional shires funded to develop or implement creative and cultural plans

16/02/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Animal Welfare Advisory Committee appointed

16/02/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Carnarvon barge loading study paves way for future investment

16/02/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Eight regional festivals to bring together communities across the State

11/02/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Great Southern Tourism and Trade Partnership launched

4/02/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Chair appointed to Kimberley Development Commission