Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

1/11/2019

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Grants driving new industries in the Great Southern

1/11/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman

Ports; Culture and the Arts

Out of the box 'Container' exhibition at Victoria Quay

24/10/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New wheat variety to rock the grainbelt

23/10/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Snapshot provides optimism about Pilbara housing market

15/10/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Hedlanders to have their say on proposed voluntary buy-back

14/10/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Public submissions open as part of animal welfare review

11/10/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New Soil and Land Conservation Council unearthed

10/10/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Grants driving new industry opportunities in the regions

10/10/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Draft Port Master Plan to guide Geraldton’s future growth

8/10/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New CEO to drive economic development in the South-West

8/10/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Celebrating 30 years of noodle wheat segregation

5/10/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grant foments kombucha business growth

5/10/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman

Regional Development; Culture and the Arts

New HEART for Margaret River arts and tourism scene

4/10/2019

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Fisheries

Diving deeper into exports with new abalone processing facility

4/10/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Native flies welcome on food crops

4/10/2019

MacTiernan; Papalia

Regional Development; Tourism

Jetstar direct flights to Busselton to take off

4/10/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson

Regional Development; Environment

Masterplan to unlock Mid-West’s iconic Moresby Range

2/10/2019

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Event holders encouraged to apply for regional funding round

26/09/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Extra shipping capacity available at Port Hedland

25/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Further support for Community Resource Centres

25/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Site investigations begin for Spoilbank Marina in Port Hedland

25/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Board appointments to drive Mid-West development

24/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding secured for Katanning sheep processor

20/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Infrastructure boost for Dampier Peninsula

20/09/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

New marine facility securing economic future for the Kimberley

19/09/2019

McGowan; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Premier; Planning; Agriculture and Food

Perth Royal Show to remain at its home in Claremont

19/09/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Grant programs to increase regional arts activity

18/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

WA’s Renewable Hydrogen Fund now open

17/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Nominations open for 2020 WA Rural Women’s Award

13/09/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; MacTiernan

Premier; Treasurer; Regional Development

$11.95 million for Broome’s job-boosting Chinatown development

13/09/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

State Art Gallery works to go on new regional tour

13/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Appointment to lead consultation on voluntary Port Hedland West End buy-back scheme

12/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New investment in southern Wheatbelt aged accommodation