Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Amber-Jade Sanderson MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

19/01/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Kids’ vaccination blitz ahead of schools returning for 2022

18/01/2022

Sanderson

Health

Independent review of governance of the WA health system announced

17/01/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Mask mandate introduced for South-West region from 6pm tonight

16/01/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Masks required indoors in Perth and Peel from 6pm tonight

16/01/2022

Sanderson

Health

Site confirmed as design starts on new women and babies hospital

13/01/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

New quarantine arrangements under WA’s controlled border

13/01/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Proof of vaccination to be expanded State-wide from January 31

12/01/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Northern Territory to move to ‘extreme risk’ under WA’s controlled border

11/01/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

ServiceWA app launches to help keep WA safe

3/01/2022

Sanderson

Health

Eased public health measures from 6am Tuesday, January 4

2/01/2022

Sanderson

Health

Two new COVID-19 vaccination clinics as operating hours increase

1/01/2022

Sanderson

Health

Border controls with ACT and Tasmania strengthened

30/12/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

QLD and SA to transition to ‘extreme risk’ under controlled border

27/12/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Public health and social measures to continue until January 4

26/12/2021

Johnston; Sanderson

Industrial Relations; Health

PTSD presumption for ambulance workers

24/12/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

QLD and SA to transition to ‘high risk’ from 12.01am Saturday

24/12/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

COVID-19 vaccination bookings open for five to 11-year-olds

23/12/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Restrictions introduced for Perth and Peel from 6pm tonight

22/12/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Border controls strengthened with Tasmania and the Northern Territory

22/12/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

COVID-19 vaccination third dose now mandatory to keep WA safe

15/12/2021

Sanderson; Dawson; Buti

Environment; Climate Action; Aboriginal Affairs; Lands

Big boost for carbon farming opportunities in Western Australia

14/12/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Cottesloe and Mundaring join three-bin FOGO revolution

10/12/2021

Sanderson

Environment

New Mid-West conservation park created under Plan for Our Parks

9/12/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Environment

Riverfront businesses prepare for a plastic free future

9/12/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Grants available to improve organic waste processing capacity

3/12/2021

McGowan; Sanderson; Punch

Premier; Environment; Fisheries

Historic protections to safeguard spectacular Exmouth Gulf

2/12/2021

Sanderson

Climate Action

SERS roadmap for a low carbon future for Western Australia

26/11/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Sustainability superheroes recognised at Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities 2021 Awards

26/11/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Western Shield - protecting WA’s native species for 25 years

25/11/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Marine park Community Reference Committee members appointed

21/11/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Environment

Wellington National Park expanded as Collie trails network grows

19/11/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Feedback sought on management plan for beautiful Bold Park

19/11/2021

Kelly; Sanderson

Water; Climate Action

Plan to rebalance precious groundwater resources

18/11/2021

Ellery; Johnston; Sanderson

Education and Training; Energy; Climate Action

Blueprint unveiled for future-proof green energy schools

18/11/2021

Buti; MacTiernan; Sanderson; Cook

Lands; Regional Development; Hydrogen Industry; Environment; Climate Action; State Development, Jobs and Trade

State Government to unlock land for renewable energy and economic diversification

16/11/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Community waste reduction projects share in $1.4 million

12/11/2021

Sanderson; Carey

Environment; Local Government

Guide sows the seeds for a green future during Recycling Week

9/11/2021

Sanderson

Commerce

Security of Payment Regulations released for public comment

29/10/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Tender open for Maidens Reserve upgrades in Bunbury

29/10/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly; Sanderson

Agriculture and Food; Water; Environment

2021 Natural Resource Management Grants boost local conservation efforts

25/10/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Record year for endangered western swamp tortoise conservation

23/10/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Environment

Perth helps choose name for Zoo’s female giraffe calf

22/10/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Significant reforms to protect the environment and streamline assessment process

18/10/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Kalgulup Regional Park’s management plan released

16/10/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Recycling trailblazers recognised at inaugural Change Maker Awards

15/10/2021

Sanderson

Commerce

Extra trading hours to encourage shopping locally this Christmas

14/10/2021

Buti; Sanderson

Sport and Recreation; Environment

Adventurous minds convene to plan the future of WA’s trails

12/10/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Waste Wise grants help schools with projects to reduce waste to landfill

24/09/2021

Sanderson; Punch

Environment; Fisheries

Consultation underway on new marine park for the south coast

23/09/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Environment

Help choose giraffe name that is head and shoulders above the rest

21/09/2021

Sanderson

Commerce

Roadmap for smooth transition to new subcontractor protections

20/09/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Have your say on cost recovery for environmental assessments

20/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan; Sanderson

Premier; Agriculture and Food; Commerce

2021 Perth Royal Show ready to roll with discounted tickets

17/09/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Round 5 of Community Rivercare grants now open

9/09/2021

McGowan; Sanderson; Johnston

Premier; Climate Action; Energy

$750 million Climate Action Fund to drive WA's low-carbon future

8/09/2021

Sanderson; Buti

Commerce; Sport and Recreation

Just the ticket - tough new laws to stamp out scalping

8/09/2021

McGowan; Sanderson; Kelly

Premier; Environment; Climate Action; Forestry

McGowan Government’s historic move to protect native forests

3/09/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Environment

Perth Zoo welcomes the arrival of Giraffe calf

2/09/2021

Sanderson; Johnston

Environment; Corrective Services

Ground-breaking return of native rodents to Dirk Hartog Island

30/08/2021

Sanderson; Templeman

Environment; Tourism

Extra support for Kalbarri tourism operators and communities hurt by Cyclone Seroja

30/08/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Feedback sought on draft Native Vegetation Policy for WA

17/08/2021

Sanderson; Johnston

Environment; Climate Action; Energy

WA accelerates towards longest EV fast charging network

16/08/2021

Sanderson

Environment

2021 Community Litter Grants winners

10/08/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Big step forward for environmental assessment game changer

4/08/2021

McGowan; Cook; Saffioti; Sanderson

Premier; Health; Transport; Environment

Children’s Hospital Kids’ (Koolangka) Bridge now open

4/08/2021

Sanderson

Commerce

$6 million grant bonanza for first home buyers in WA

27/07/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Donations from Containers for Change top the $2 million mark

26/07/2021

Sanderson

Environment

WasteSorted grants open

26/07/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Containers for Change checks out at the checkout

26/07/2021

Whitby; Sanderson

Emergency Services; Environment

WA firefighters head to Canada to help battle wildfire disaster

20/07/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Plan for vast Wheatbelt Region

6/07/2021

Sanderson

Environment; Climate Action

Western Australia leads the nation on plastics reform

5/07/2021

Sanderson; Carey

Environment; Climate Action; Local Government

Western Australia's first Regional Climate Alliances revealed

25/06/2021

Sanderson; Carey

Commerce; Housing

Rent relief grant scheme extended to help struggling tenants

24/06/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Celebrating a decade of World Heritage at Ningaloo

24/06/2021

Saffioti; Sanderson

Transport; Environment

Roads to Reuse initiative paves way to success

22/06/2021

Sanderson

Commerce

Security of Payment Bill passes Parliament

22/06/2021

Sanderson

Environment; Climate Action

WA public invited to have their say on native forests

18/06/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Humpback whale swim tour season starts along Ningaloo Coast

15/06/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Calibre Ventures appointed to monitor Murujuga rock art

13/06/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Environment

Western Australia’s plan to ban single-use plastics fast-tracked

11/06/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Ground-breaking translocation of WA’s rarest bird

8/06/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Strong emissions reduction targets approved for next stage of Pluto LNG

29/05/2021

Sanderson; Saffioti

Environment; Transport

Upgrades to Canal Rocks boat ramp complete

28/05/2021

Sanderson

Environment

First major health check for Perth Zoo’s African Painted Puppies

28/05/2021

Sanderson; Whitby

Environment; Emergency Services

Western Australians turn their containers into $50,000 for fire, cyclone relief

27/05/2021

Kelly; MacTiernan; Sanderson; Dawson

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

Fitzroy River water discussion paper comment period extended

25/05/2021

Sanderson

Commerce

Security of Payment Bill to be introduced into Parliament

24/05/2021

Sanderson

Commerce

Consumer Protection baton handed to new Commissioner

21/05/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Environment

Premier unveils Perth Zoo’s 20-year masterplan

19/05/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Public consultation open on Houtman Abrolhos Islands National Park draft management plan

14/05/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Kings Park plan for iconic, world-class park

12/05/2021

Saffioti; Buti; Sanderson

Transport; Planning; Lands; Environment

McGowan Government to permanently protect Beeliar Wetlands

10/05/2021

Sanderson; Carey

Climate Action; Local Government

‘Regional Climate Alliances’ to support local government action on climate change

6/05/2021

Sanderson

Environment

WasteSorted Awards recognise top waste sector performers

5/05/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Grants help schools to become wise on waste

4/05/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Tender awarded for new nature playground in the heart of Bunbury

1/05/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Entries open for 2021 Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Awards

1/05/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Boat tours recommence at the spectacular Danggu Geikie Gorge

28/04/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Funding available for environmental employment opportunities