Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

24/01/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

New public fishing platform at Bunbury Port

24/01/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

New chairperson to lead Southern Ports Authority

23/01/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Collie to be home to first-of-its-kind training facility

17/01/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

First Aboriginal trainees graduate from Mid-West shearing camp

16/01/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

New chairperson to drive port growth, diversification

16/01/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED Grant job boost for Mid-West

15/01/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED grants drive manufacturing, tourism in Great Southern

13/01/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

New addition to Fremantle cruise season

8/01/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding for studies to kick-start hydrogen industry

19/12/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the shires of Jerramungup and Esperance

17/12/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

New facilities to improve Kwinana Bulk Terminal

17/12/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Consultation opens on livestock regulations

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