Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Andrea Mitchell MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

1/02/2017

Mitchell; Day

Mental Health; Health

Builder chosen for new mental health area

1/02/2017

Day; Mitchell

Health; Mental Health

Basketball program helps young people to be Drug Aware

31/01/2017

Mitchell; Redman

Mental Health; Regional Development

Funding for North-West alcohol and drug services

30/01/2017

Barnett; Mitchell

Premier; Child Protection

Aboriginal women’s refuge open for more families

29/01/2017

Mitchell

Mental Health

More support for people who have attempted suicide

25/01/2017

Redman; Grylls; Mitchell

Regional Development; Housing; Child Protection

Fund lays foundation for Aboriginal prosperity

23/01/2017

Mitchell; Harvey

Child Protection; Deputy Premier; Police

$2m to support vulnerable Kalgoorlie-Boulder families

5/01/2017

Mitchell

Mental Health

Tool tallies the benefits of drinking less alcohol

23/12/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

Don’t let alcohol ruin your festive season

21/12/2016

Redman; Mitchell

Regional Development; Child Protection

Historic upgrades for Aboriginal communities

15/12/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

$20m to reduce Aboriginal children in State care

14/12/2016

Collier; Redman; Mitchell

Education; Regional Development; Child Protection

New approach to teaching in the Kimberley

13/12/2016

Day; Mitchell

Health; Mental Health

Elders building bridges to better mental health

12/12/2016

Grylls; Redman; Mitchell

Housing; Regional Development; Child Protection

Six new family units for Kalgoorlie short-stay

9/12/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

Public input sought on compulsory treatment

9/12/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Men STAND UP against domestic violence

1/12/2016

Redman; Mitchell

Regional Development; Child Protection

Targets set to boost Aboriginal employment

1/12/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

New Broome mental health facility on its way

1/12/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Public comment sought on child protection laws

28/11/2016

Mitchell; Redman

Mental Health; Regional Development

Next step for Bunbury mental health facility

28/11/2016

Mitchell; Day

Mental Health; Culture and the Arts

Laughter lifts support for WA mental health

27/11/2016

Mitchell; Day

Mental Health; Health

More nurses to back up expanded meth campaign

25/11/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Commemorating victims of domestic homicide

20/11/2016

Mitchell; Day

Mental Health; Health

FSH enhances acute youth mental health service

12/11/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

Alcohol warning for under-18s celebrating leavers

10/11/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

New counselling for Waroona-Yarloop fire victims

9/11/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Supporting kids in care to better adult outcomes

3/11/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

Boost for mental health residential aged care

2/11/2016

Mitchell; Redman

Mental Health; Regional Development

Karratha mental health facility one step closer

2/11/2016

Redman; Mitchell

Regional Development; Child Protection

Remote communities share their vision for future

1/11/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

Meth strategy delivers 60 extra treatment beds

25/10/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Child protection experts reflect on practice

19/10/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

Grants promote support for suicide prevention

16/10/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

$4.23 million boost to drug and alcohol services

13/10/2016

Mitchell; Day

Mental Health; Health

Danes adopt WA Act-Belong-Commit campaign

12/10/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

Rockingham mental health service opens

8/10/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

Minister sets ball rolling on Mental Health Week

6/10/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

New meth workshops for South-West parents

5/10/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

$890,000 for Strong Spirit Strong Mind campaign

28/09/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

WA’s plan to build safe and strong families

25/09/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

Training for frontline workers facing meth users

25/09/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

Meth Helpline supports users and their families

12/09/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

New Meth Helpline provides free 24/7 support

12/09/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

Public comment on compulsory drug treatment

9/09/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

Healthy pregnancy campaign finds its mark

8/09/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

New suicide prevention co-ordinators in regions

6/09/2016

Mitchell; Grylls

Child Protection; Housing

Scheme to improve housing for children in care

5/09/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Life through the eyes of children in care

2/09/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Everyone can play their part to protect children

2/09/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Everyone can play their part to protect children

2/09/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Everyone can play their part to protect children

2/09/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Everyone can play their part to protect children

2/09/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Everyone can play their part to protect children

2/09/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Everyone can play their part to protect children

1/09/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

Dedicated ‘meth’ rehab beds a step closer

31/08/2016

Grylls; Redman; Mitchell

Housing; Regional Development; Child Protection

$1.3 million for Kalgoorlie short stay facility

30/08/2016

Mitchell; Redman

Child Protection; Regional Development

Roadmap talks begin in remote communities

29/08/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

$150,000 grant for Aboriginal suicide prevention

26/08/2016

Mitchell; Day

Mental Health; Culture and the Arts

Laughter the tonic for Mental Health Week 2016

25/08/2016

Harvey; Mitchell

Deputy Premier; Police; Mental Health

Strong results for police, mental health teams

23/08/2016

Mitchell; Collier

Mental Health; Education

Parent and teacher meth help boosted in schools

13/08/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Expert helps trace families of children in care

13/08/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

Consultation call on compulsory drug treatment

12/08/2016

Holt; Redman; Mitchell

Housing; Regional Development; Child Protection

Broome Aboriginal short-stay facility milestone

9/08/2016

Barnett; Holt; Mitchell

Premier; Housing; Child Protection

New inner city shelter for homeless men

14/07/2016

Redman; Mitchell

Regional Development; Child Protection

Roadmap for regional services reform launched

12/07/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

New support for children bereaved by suicide

11/07/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

$560,000 for suicide prevention training grants

29/06/2016

Collier; Mitchell

Education; Mental Health

‘Ice pack’ to educate students on drug danger

24/06/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

New Rockingham mental health service on track

22/06/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Framework to guide improved Aboriginal outcomes

22/06/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

Funding for suicide prevention co-ordinators

10/06/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

WA eating disorders service launched

9/06/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

Grants for Kimberley suicide prevention training

27/05/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

Lotterywest grant for Mental Health Law Centre

19/05/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Strategy paper maps new homelessness plan

18/05/2016

Mitchell; Holt

Child Protection; Housing

Ellenbrook crisis accommodation centre opens

13/05/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Legislation will support out-of-home care reforms

12/05/2016

Barnett; Harvey; Mitchell

Premier; Deputy Premier; Police; Mental Health

Western Australia Meth Strategy 2016

12/05/2016

Nahan; Mitchell; Harvey

Treasurer; Mental Health; Deputy Premier; Police

Our State Budget 2016-17: Supporting and protecting our community - State Government strengthens fight against meth

11/05/2016

Nahan; Day; Mitchell

Treasurer; Health; Mental Health

Our State Budget 2016-17: Supporting and protecting our community - Mental healthcare boost for growing Joondalup

4/05/2016

Barnett; Mitchell; Redman

Premier; Mental Health; Child Protection; Regional Development

Our State Budget 2016-17: Supporting and protecting our community - Big mental health commitment in State Budget

24/04/2016

Nahan; Mitchell; Mischin

Treasurer; Mental Health; Attorney General

Our State Budget 2016-17 - $13.1 million for mental health court diversion

22/04/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Delivering better life outcomes for kids in care

18/04/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

‘Meth Can Take Control' campaign hits its target

14/04/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Court orders safety plan for surrogate child

31/03/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Young people shine through early adversity