Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

27/07/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Work begins with local contractors on medicinal cannabis facility near Collie

27/07/2021

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Contract awarded for new pens at Carnarvon Boat Harbour

27/07/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

McGowan Government invests $2 million to establish Collie graphite hub

26/07/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Mid West’s first heavy-vehicle brake testing facility builds regional capability

26/07/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Jobs boost for Mid-West METS

26/07/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Road safety, tourism priority for regional mobile funding

24/07/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Celebrating 75 years of agricultural research in WA’s far north

22/07/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Tourism funding supports Crab Fest comeback

22/07/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

WA’s flagship gourmet food and wine festival set to shine

21/07/2021

MacTiernan

Hydrogen Industry

WA joins Zero Carbon Certification Scheme for hydrogen

20/07/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Replacement soil to be delivered for Carnarvon growers

19/07/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Grants programs supporting regional culture and arts

13/07/2021

MacTiernan

Hydrogen Industry

Major new hydrogen proposal welcomed

8/07/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Studio expansion reflects Pilbara’s Aboriginal art industry growth

6/07/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Animal welfare grants to boost emergency preparedness

5/07/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

$15 million boost for carbon farming projects

5/07/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New chairperson to lead Peel Development Commission

2/07/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Four regional artists receive sought-after Fellowships

2/07/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

International art featuring in the regions

24/06/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Review of Southern Forests Irrigation Scheme modelling released

22/06/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan; Templeman

Premier; Agriculture and Food; Tourism

Support for events industry as 2021 Perth Royal Show goes on

19/06/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Donnybrook’s older residents a step closer to a new place to call home

19/06/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Donnybrook heritage precinct transformed into a thriving destination

18/06/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Expert advice to grow food and beverage businesses

18/06/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Investment kickstarts South-West hemp processing

11/06/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Lights, camera, action for South-West CinefestOZ festival funding

11/06/2021

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Safety risk forces partial demolition of cyclone damaged One Mile Jetty

4/06/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Court decision in animal welfare case welcomed

3/06/2021

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Ports; Regional Development

Ground-breaking construction kicks off at Spoilbank Marina

2/06/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA set to modernise animal welfare laws

1/06/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Wiluna officially joins Goldfields-Esperance region

28/05/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Food guide connecting Great Southern businesses and consumers

28/05/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Partnership established to boost WA wine exports

28/05/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Plating Up WA to help support local business

27/05/2021

Kelly; MacTiernan; Sanderson; Dawson

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

Fitzroy River water discussion paper comment period extended

27/05/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan; Whitby

Premier; Regional Development; Emergency Services

Applications for $4,000 Cyclone Seroja grants open

22/05/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Connectivity boost for remote tourist gems

21/05/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New chairperson to drive Kimberley economic development agenda

21/05/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA declared free from Queensland fruit fly

20/05/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Global collagen exporter to produce medical grade product in Collie

20/05/2021

Buti; MacTiernan

Lands; Regional Development

New job-creating opportunities at Peel Business Park’s Stage 2

20/05/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Works underway on WA Food Innovation Precinct

17/05/2021

MacTiernan; Cook

Agriculture and Food; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Virtual marketing program creates new Indonesian markets for WA fresh produce

15/05/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Partnership to promote the nutritional benefits of eating lupins

14/05/2021

MacTiernan

Hydrogen Industry

Initial results confirm Oakajee as ideal site for green hydrogen

13/05/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

The Alternative Archive gives unique insight into local voices

13/05/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Raft of regional events set to shine around State

7/05/2021

MacTiernan; Johnston

Hydrogen Industry; Energy

Works begin at Australia's first regional renewable hydrogen plant

5/05/2021

MacTiernan

Hydrogen Industry

Major boost for WA renewable hydrogen

29/04/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Competitors set to rise to occasion at ballooning championships

28/04/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

$23 million boost for regional connectivity

27/04/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

One million more reasons to enjoy Bravo apples

23/04/2021

MacTiernan; Punch

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

iHub to kickstart Great Southern business

23/04/2021

MacTiernan; Buti

Agriculture and Food; Lands

Remote sensing technology to support pastoral land management

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