Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

22/04/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA to lead National Oat Breeding Program

1/04/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Pome fruit growers urged to be ready to apply for netting rebates

31/03/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New lease of life for Albany Town Hall

26/03/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Woodlands Cultural, Community and Visitor Centre open for business

3/02/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Digital connectivity boost to Northern Goldfields

2/02/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Medicinal cannabis facility to grow job opportunities in Collie

2/02/2021

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Funding round for community natural resource management now open

2/02/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Boutique espresso bar, community festival and heritage restoration among latest grant recipients in Collie

2/02/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Investment to revitalise Southern Rangelands landscape and pastoral enterprises

2/02/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Watersmart Farms funding to drive on-farm desalination

30/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Technology and innovation boost for Community Resource Centres

29/01/2021

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Tenders called for new Carnarvon Fascine boat pens

29/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

World-class precinct delivered for South-West tourist town

29/01/2021

MacTiernan; Tinley

Regional Development; Fisheries

Geraldton signature festival kicks off with funding injection

29/01/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

$6.3 million funding injection to bring high-speed broadband to the grainbelt

29/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Great Southern Development Commission CEO acknowledged for substantial contribution to region

28/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Lead contractor appointed for Kal City Centre project

28/01/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Regional festivals receive funding boost

28/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New student accommodation opened in the heart of Albany

28/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

$9.4 million bioenergy project to turn trash into treasure and create jobs in Collie

28/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Unique proposal to transform historic Collie Roundhouse

27/01/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Value-add funds to spur WA food manufacturing

26/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Upgrades to Collie’s underground tourist attraction and expanded visitor servicing facilities

25/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Technology and innovation boost for Community Resource Centres

25/01/2021

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Agriculture and Food; Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Prime Gascoyne horticultural land on the market

22/01/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

No room at the inn: Government supports creation of Collie resort

22/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

$2 million investment for major Pilbara green hydrogen project

21/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Planning for the future of Geraldton marina

21/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

International interest in Mid-West renewable hydrogen potential

21/01/2021

MacTiernan

Ports

Contract awarded for job-creating Geraldton Port works

15/01/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Great Southern innovation project moves ahead

13/01/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Ground-breaking tender for Spoilbank Marina project

12/01/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Playing WA grants program brings arts organisations to regional WA

12/01/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Playing WA supports performing arts tours across regional WA

12/01/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Agriculture and Food

Powering ahead on Ord cotton gin

6/01/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Community support needed to stamp out new fruit fly detection

21/12/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

In the House expanding WA’s vibrant regional culture and arts programs

17/12/2020

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Agriculture and Food; Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Native title agreement secures future for Yinggarda people and expands Gascoyne food bowl

17/12/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Reinvigorated research station delivering for Carnarvon growers

17/12/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

First new tug arrives at Geraldton Port

17/12/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

Major boost at Geraldton Port

16/12/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grains Research Precinct supporting long-term industry growth

15/12/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Science Partnerships to boost WA grains research capacity

14/12/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Germany and WA join forces on renewable hydrogen

14/12/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Boost for wild dog funding

10/12/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding for immediate repairs to Bunbury Speedway

9/12/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants supporting agrifood business export recovery

9/12/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Accommodation boost to support seasonal workers in Esperance

8/12/2020

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Regional Development; Lands

Australian-first innovation powering jobs at Peel Business Park

8/12/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Science champion saluted for contribution to primary industries

7/12/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Laboratory upgrades on track to protect State’s biosecurity defences

5/12/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Wheatbelt REDs growing local industry

4/12/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Inspiring young Aboriginal careers in the cattle industry

3/12/2020

McGowan; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Premier; Transport; Regional Development

Bunbury Waterfront project delivering benefits for the South-West

3/12/2020

Tinley; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

Permanent mobile tower boosts coverage at Esperance beach

2/12/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Feds failing farmers on biosecurity

1/12/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Premier; Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Grants boost community effort to care for State’s natural assets

1/12/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Recycled gas opportunity for Albany

30/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Plant-based protein food development and new industrial opportunities amongst new projects funded in Collie

27/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New funding to expand Goldfields migrant employment program

27/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Goldfields-Esperance tourism attractions on display

27/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Goldfields-Esperance REDs growing local industry

27/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Maximising Aboriginal employment on the Dampier Peninsula

24/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Technology grants for Community Resource Centres

23/11/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Sterile insects to combat Qfly

20/11/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Emergency preparedness grants to protect animals and their owners

19/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Land transfer to generate Aboriginal jobs in the Ord

19/11/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

McGowan Government drives digital business boost in the far north

19/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED grants supporting Kimberley economic recovery

13/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Pilbara RED grants backing local tourism, industry

13/11/2020

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Transport

Work starts on Spoilbank Marina road upgrades

6/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Pinjarra aged accommodation officially opened

6/11/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Fitzroy River water discussion paper released for comment

6/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED Grant boost for Peel business

5/11/2020

Dawson; MacTiernan

Environment; Regional Development

Improved emergency communications at Nanga campgrounds

3/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Mid-West RED Grants building regional industries

2/11/2020

Kelly; Dawson; MacTiernan

Forestry; Environment; Regional Development

WA Sandalwood Taskforce Report released for public comment

30/10/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Business recovery focus for South-West RED grants

30/10/2020

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Ord Valley Muster returning to Kununurra for 2021 and beyond

30/10/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Work underway on next stage of Bunbury's waterfront transformation

27/10/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Vouchers to help food businesses access experts

27/10/2020

MacTiernan; Templeman

Regional Development; Heritage

Historic Strawberry Hill upgrades complete

23/10/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Gascoyne RED Grants supporting business recovery

19/10/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Mid West Development Commission CEO retirement

16/10/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

Inaugural Pilbara direct maritime freight service begins

16/10/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Major step forward for world-leading Pilbara renewable energy project

15/10/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Supporting agricultural industries to secure workers

13/10/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency revoked in the Shire of Jerramungup-Gairdner Area

12/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

New online register to boost opportunities for locals in Goldfields-Esperance

12/10/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Round Three of Digital Farm grants to boost connectivity

9/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan; Saffioti

Premier; Regional Development; Transport

$78.1 million to continue transformation of Bunbury’s waterfront

9/10/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED Grant boost to Great Southern manufacturing, tourism

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for South-West families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Wheatbelt families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Peel region families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Pilbara families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Kimberley families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Mid-West families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Goldfields-Esperance families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Great Southern families and drives economic activity