Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

3/08/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Medicinal cannabis manufacturing boost for the South-West

31/07/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding to fast-track Margaret River Main Street final stage

31/07/2020

McGowan; Papalia; MacTiernan

Premier; Defence Issues; Ports

$330 million investment to drive industry opportunities

31/07/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

Regional port investment drives economic recovery

30/07/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

$3 million for final stage of Town Beach redevelopment

30/07/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Laverton visitor centre tender awarded to Goldfields builder

29/07/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

WA-made cheddar cheese back on the menu

24/07/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Wheatbelt aged accommodation supporting regional communities

24/07/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Digital connectivity boost to speed up the Wheatbelt

24/07/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Merredin DPIRD RD&I upgrade heralds next generation of dryland agricultural research

23/07/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

$8.1 million to support data-driven growth on WA farms

17/07/2020

Murray; MacTiernan

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

Esperance’s $7.8 million indoor stadium up and running

17/07/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Infrastructure upgrades at Quobba Coast Tourism Precinct

17/07/2020

MacTiernan; McGurk

Regional Development; Tourism

Gascoyne Food Festival back on for 2020

17/07/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Bridging the digital divide for Carnarvon growers

16/07/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Broadband boost for Mid-West and West Midlands

16/07/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

$11.6m investment in job-creating Geraldton port infrastructure

15/07/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Setting sail to build the resilience of young people in regional WA

15/07/2020

Wyatt; MacTiernan

Lands; Regional Development

$116m affordable land package to drive growth in regional WA

15/07/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants to support agricultural exports

4/07/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Agriculture and Food

Perth Royal Show to go ahead

3/07/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grant to pursue Ord cotton processing opportunity

3/07/2020

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Broomes Shinju Matsuri festival celebrates 50th anniversary

3/07/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants spur growth opportunity for regional agrifood businesses

3/07/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

Revamped Buy Local policy to prioritise jobs in regional WA

1/07/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Relief fund to support galleries to bounce back

1/07/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

$1 million program to rekindle regional arts

1/07/2020

MacTiernan; Tinley

Ports; Fisheries

Port fishing platform open to Bunbury community

1/07/2020

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Future Drought Fund a lost opportunity for WA

29/06/2020

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Agriculture and Food

Agricultural freight strategy sets course for future freight needs in WA

29/06/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Premier inspects final stages of work on Collie’s groundbreaking technology training centre

28/06/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan; Logan

Premier; Regional Development; Emergency Services

Collie’s emergency services projects poised to create jobs, help community safety

28/06/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

$4.4 million to Collie tourism injection as world-renowned artist selected to paint Wellington Dam

24/06/2020

Quigley; MacTiernan

Attorney General; Agriculture and Food

Animal welfare and farm trespass Bill introduced into Parliament

22/06/2020

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Expressions of Interest for GroundSwell program now open

16/06/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Esperance - Cascade area

16/06/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Driving growth in the northern beef industry

16/06/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Continued investment into regional film production

12/06/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Registrations open for Pilbara businesses to work on Spoilbank Marina

12/06/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

In-principle support for Port Hedland Voluntary Buy-back Scheme

10/06/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Jerramungup - Gairdner area

10/06/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Design complete and construction schedule set for Spoilbank Marina

29/05/2020

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Launchpad ready to boost Pilbara businesses

28/05/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED Grants bearing fruit in the Peel

28/05/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Milestone reached for Brunswick River Cottages

28/05/2020

Johnston; MacTiernan

Industrial Relations; Regional Development

Farm Safety Summit a success

28/05/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

$15 million investment for Turkey Point access bridge

28/05/2020

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Regional tourism recovery boosted with events support

26/05/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Regional Development

Green light for world-leading renewable hydrogen from wastewater project

25/05/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Funding continues wild dog control to protect WA sheep industry

22/05/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Grant to support Collie-Preston tourism bounce-back

22/05/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

$111 million investment in critical regional programs

21/05/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Agrifood businesses ripe for growth

21/05/2020

MacTiernan; Johnston

Regional Development; Energy

Western Power community battery unlocks Kalgoorlie’s solar future

19/05/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Statement on China’s tariffs on Australian barley

15/05/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

Pilbara Ports paves way for supply chain traffic

14/05/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Collie plans for hemp processing plant

13/05/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Proposed Bill to modernise veterinary practice legislation

13/05/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Solar investment for Upper Gascoyne

12/05/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Round three of RED Grants now open

11/05/2020

Johnston; MacTiernan

Industrial Relations; Agriculture and Food

McGowan Government to hold urgent Farm Safety Summit

10/05/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Statement on China’s proposed tariffs on Australian barley

9/05/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Ports

Push to create international LNG fuelling hub in the Pilbara

4/05/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Support for regional chambers of commerce

1/05/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

South-West businesses invited to help transform Bunbury Waterfront

30/04/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Trail-blazing tourism in Collie

28/04/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

Southern Ports projects supporting local jobs

28/04/2020

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Funding round opens for NRM projects across WA

23/04/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New frontier for Collie industry

22/04/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Supporting air freight to Singapore

22/04/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Communications investments benefit Mid-West and Gascoyne

20/04/2020

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Consultation paused on Fitzroy River commitments

17/04/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Call for residents to help rid Perth of destructive fruit pest

17/04/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Planning underway on Great Southern agribusiness precinct

9/04/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Funding to continue support for regional arts community

3/04/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Indigenous entrepreneur wins 2020 WA Rural Women’s Award

27/03/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Initiatives to supply agricultural labour

10/03/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

New tour of State Art Gallery works to visit 10 regional communities

9/03/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Support for studies to drive Goldfields growth

7/03/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Esperance - Salmon Gums

5/03/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED grants driving Kimberley jobs

4/03/2020

Tinley; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

Mobile communications at Twilight Beach supports public safety

29/02/2020

Quigley; MacTiernan

Attorney General; Agriculture and Food

Farm trespass and animal welfare Bill out for public comment

27/02/2020

Dawson; MacTiernan

Environment; Regional Development

Collie company breaks ground at Lake Kepwari as project expanded to $5.7 million development

26/02/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Hemp as sheep feed target of new research

24/02/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Innovative shearing camp heads to Great Southern

24/02/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Arts, culture and heritage strategy for the Great Southern

21/02/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the shires of Dumbleyung and Kent

18/02/2020

MacTiernan; Papalia

Agriculture and Food; Tourism

Leading agtech event heads west

14/02/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Boost for manufacturing, agriculture in Wheatbelt

13/02/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Unprecedented seventh water deficiency declared in WA

6/02/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Voucher program to grow food and beverage business expertise

5/02/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

CEOs appointed to Wheatbelt, Gascoyne Development Commissions

5/02/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New barley variety set to conquer WA grainbelt

4/02/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Collie’s Wellington Dam mega-mural set to draw global attention

31/01/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

Fremantle Ports chairperson to oversee future growth

31/01/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Value adding grants to stimulate agrifood jobs

30/01/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED grants shape future growth in Goldfields-Esperance

28/01/2020

Dawson; MacTiernan; Papalia

Environment; Regional Development; Tourism

Ecotourism accommodation in popular national park

24/01/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Regional grants back South-West tourism