Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

4/12/2017

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Grants to help protect natural resources across Perth

4/12/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants for potato projects now open

3/12/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Saffioti

Premier; Regional Development; Transport

$14 million Kalgoorlie-Boulder road upgrade design takes shape

3/12/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Ironman event secures funding until 2020

27/11/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Proposed poultry standards fall short

24/11/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Regional WA short-changed on black spot funding

24/11/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Two-year funding agreement signed for Ord Valley Muster

24/11/2017

McGowan; Papalia; MacTiernan

Premier; Defence Issues; Regional Development

Support available for South-West small and medium businesses

23/11/2017

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Summit forges pathway to innovation economy in regional WA

23/11/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Margaret River Gourmet Escape contract renewed for a further year

22/11/2017

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Lands

Lease agreement opens fresh opportunities in the Ord

21/11/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Northern Western Australian opportunities on show

17/11/2017

Murray; MacTiernan

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

Funding to put Collie Motorplex on road to national accreditation

15/11/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Opportunities to grow WA meat industry highlighted

9/11/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Full steam ahead on wild dog action

8/11/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Growing opportunities in Wanneroo

3/11/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Premium citrus growing Wheatbelt jobs

1/11/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New chairperson appointed to Regional Development Trust

1/11/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Community interest in pest plants to spike during Cactus Month

27/10/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Maintaining traditional languages in the Kimberley

26/10/2017

Ellery; MacTiernan

Education and Training; Regional Development

TAFE upgrade in Geraldton benefits students and wider community

26/10/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Wild dog fence funding boost for Murchison

26/10/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Potato funds recommendation welcomed

24/10/2017

Dawson; MacTiernan

Environment; Regional Development

Replacement of historic pedestrian bridge

23/10/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Boost for WA’s regional visitor centres

19/10/2017

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Lands

Pastoral lands reform process underway

12/10/2017

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Summit to guide regional innovation

11/10/2017

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Agriculture and Food; Lands

Pastoral lands report highlights need for sustainability

11/10/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Animal welfare amendments introduced to Parliament

8/10/2017

McGowan; Papalia; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism; Transport; Regional Development

McGowan Government lures cruise ships and jobs back to WA

6/10/2017

Murray; MacTiernan

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

Centre to make the Great Southern WA's adventure capital

6/10/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Albany to become wave energy innovation centre

3/10/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Record funding for smaller regional events

29/09/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Peel Development Commission chairperson to drive job creation

29/09/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Gascoyne Development Commission chairperson appointed

28/09/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Cell fencing funds to protect stock from wild dogs

27/09/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Victoria Hotel project to drive Aboriginal employment

27/09/2017

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Water

Water study to help unlock Peel agricultural potential

24/09/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Progress urged on Ord Stage 2

17/09/2017

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

McGowan Government secures future for Goldfields Arts Centre

15/09/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Lotterywest support for Royal Show