Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

12/12/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Year one Aboriginal Procurement Policy target exceeded

11/12/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Comprehensive native title settlement over Geraldton and the Mid-West authorised by the community

11/12/2019

Wyatt

Lands

New board appointments for Landgate

5/12/2019

MacTiernan; Wyatt; Dawson

Regional Development; Lands; Environment

Landmark decision to allow carbon farming on pastoral lands

5/12/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

Community cricket partnership will help reduce head injuries on and off the pitch

2/12/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

New long-term strategy for Aboriginal people a step closer

2/12/2019

Ellery; Wyatt

Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs

New $30 million boost to Clontarf Foundation to support Aboriginal secondary students

28/11/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

Treasurer urges all Members of Parliament to put Western Australian taxpayers first

27/11/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

Harvey stands in the way of rapid response to alleged corruption

25/11/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

We mourn the loss of Reverend Garlett, OAM

25/11/2019

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Finance

Stronger financial accountability controls for WA public sector

20/11/2019

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Lands

McGowan Government continues to drive economic growth in State’s premier industrial region

18/11/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

Treasurer encourages WA residents to check for unclaimed money

15/11/2019

Wyatt; Papalia

Lands; Tourism

Ritz-Carlton makes triumphant return to Perth

14/11/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Johnston

Premier; Treasurer; Mines and Petroleum

Australia’s first sulphate of potash operation gets green light

8/11/2019

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Regional Development; Lands

McGowan Government moves ahead with Pastoral Lands Reform

1/11/2019

Wyatt

Lands

Interest sought for unique Kimberley development

31/10/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Papalia

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Treasurer; Small Business

McGowan Government delivers payroll tax relief for WA businesses

28/10/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

Global ratings agency hails McGowan Government’s ‘strong financial management'

23/10/2019

Wyatt

Lands

Landgate spurs on WA innovators through grants

23/10/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Saffioti; Tinley

Premier; Treasurer; Planning; Housing

New stimulus measure to promote infill and job growth

22/10/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Appointments to the refreshed Aboriginal Advisory Council announced

22/10/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government welcomes long awaited reform to the Native Title Act

17/10/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

Research improves independence for people with brain injuries and reduces cost of care

7/10/2019

Johnston; Wyatt

Energy; Lands

Work starts on new Pinjarra depot

6/10/2019

Wyatt; Dawson

Lands; Environment

New milestone brings Ocean Reef Marina closer to construction

3/10/2019

Wyatt; Ellery

Finance; Education and Training

Local businesses big winners in Broome Senior High School project

3/10/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs; Lands

New Aboriginal Lands Trust chair appointed

2/10/2019

Roberts; Quigley; Wyatt

Police; Attorney General; Aboriginal Affairs

Custody Notification Service now operational in Western Australia

29/09/2019

Wyatt; Papalia

Treasurer; Racing and Gaming

Expressions of Interest sought for the Western Australian TAB

27/09/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

Continued fiscal discipline puts State Budget officially in surplus

27/09/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Comprehensive Native Settlement over Geraldton and the Mid-West

25/09/2019

Wyatt

Lands

DevelopmentWA powers the East Perth Power Station forward

25/09/2019

Wyatt

Lands

DevelopmentWA to play a central role in shaping the future of WA

24/09/2019

McGowan; Cook; Wyatt

Premier; Health; Treasurer

Priority hospital maintenance blitz to help stimulate local economy

22/09/2019

McGowan; Ellery; Wyatt

Premier; Education and Training; Treasurer

Major maintenance blitz: New job-creating school package unveiled

18/09/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Lotterywest grant helps Aboriginal girls shoot for the stars

17/09/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

$250,000 to help protect unique Aboriginal sites

16/09/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Perth brought to life with Noongar place naming

13/09/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; MacTiernan

Premier; Treasurer; Regional Development

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

12/09/2019

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Regional Development; Lands

Ground-breaking microgrid to power jobs in the Peel

11/09/2019

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Ranger Program round two recipients announced

10/09/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer; Lands

Landgate transaction delivers for Western Australia

9/09/2019

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Agreement to boost Aboriginal employment opportunities in the Goldfields

4/09/2019

Wyatt; Papalia

Treasurer; Racing and Gaming

WA backs a winner: Historic reforms pass WA Parliament

4/09/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

WA leads the nation as McGowan Government continues to get the economy back on track

29/08/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

WA Liberals admit that house price decline was a deliberate policy

28/08/2019

Wyatt

Lands

New Shenton Park development becomes global leader in sustainable development

16/08/2019

Wyatt; Dawson

Lands; Environment

Ocean Reef Marina gets the “green” light of environmental approval

14/08/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Murray

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs; Sport and Recreation

Statement on the passing of Graham “Polly” Farmer

14/08/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Statement on the passing of Mrs Lawford-Wolf

14/08/2019

Wyatt; Murray

Lands; Seniors and Ageing

Construction starts on innovative new aged care facility in Claremont

13/08/2019

Wyatt

Lands

Public consultation begins for WA’s strata reforms

7/08/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs; Lands

New job opportunities through Landgate’s Graduate Program

5/08/2019

Wyatt

Lands

SPURonWA grants offer $100,000 to Western Australian innovators

29/07/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

Treasurer to visit China in effort to drive investment in Western Australia and create jobs

25/07/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Reforms to Aboriginal Heritage Act proceed with public support

15/07/2019

Wyatt; Logan

Lands; Transport

Action to be taken to improve the old Roebourne-Wittenoom Road

10/07/2019

Wyatt; Ellery

Aboriginal Affairs; Education and Training

Aboriginal scholarship winners head to Harvard Kennedy School

6/07/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Murray

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs; Sport and Recreation

Nicky Winmar statue unveiled at Optus Stadium

5/07/2019

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal employment and participation recognised

5/07/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

WA housing market and economy the winners as McGowan Government secures important national reform

5/07/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal war volunteer stories brought to life

4/07/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal health big winners with Lotterywest

4/07/2019

Wyatt

Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government to further strengthen Aboriginal businesses

1/07/2019

Murray; Wyatt

Sport and Recreation; Aboriginal Affairs

Perth Motorplex upgrade awarded to local Aboriginal business

1/07/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Tinley

Premier; Treasurer; Housing

McGowan Government’s targeted housing stimulus starts today

28/06/2019

Wyatt

Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

Government on track to exceed Aboriginal Procurement Policy target

27/06/2019

McGurk; Wyatt

Community Services; Finance

McGowan Government delivers $30m boost to community services

25/06/2019

Wyatt

Lands

McGowan Government’s rental phase-in to help WA pastoralists

24/06/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Saffioti

Premier; Lands; Planning

Community invited to farewell Subiaco Oval

19/06/2019

Wyatt

Lands

Prime West Perth site set for redevelopment

18/06/2019

Wyatt

Lands

Traditional owners granted sole management of East Kimberley reserve

12/06/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government partners with Lotterywest to boost Aboriginal capacity in the South-West

9/06/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Murray

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs; Sport and Recreation

Nicky Winmar’s stand against racism to be immortalised at Optus Stadium

6/06/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

Back on track: McGowan Government delivers credit rating upgrade

1/06/2019

Wyatt

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Interpretive signage trails share Noongar history at Alkimos Beach for Reconciliation Week

29/05/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government and Lotterywest continue to support victims of Stolen Generation

27/05/2019

Templeman; Wyatt

Local Government; Aboriginal Affairs

Reconciliation Week art takes to the streets

24/05/2019

Wyatt

Lands

Sweet smell of success as baker moves to Meridian Park

22/05/2019

Cook; Wyatt; McGurk

Deputy Premier; Aboriginal Affairs; Child Protection

McGowan Government releases preliminary response to Aboriginal youth suicide reports

21/05/2019

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Aboriginal Affairs

Bidyadanga upgrade works officially completed

20/05/2019

Wyatt; Saffioti

Finance; Transport

Taxis the winners from changes to motor injury insurance

15/05/2019

Wyatt; Papalia

Treasurer; Racing and Gaming

Historic racing reforms one step closer

9/05/2019

Logan; Wyatt

Corrective Services; Treasurer; Aboriginal Affairs

New funding to improve Kimberley youth justice outcomes

9/05/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer; Aboriginal Affairs

Investing in Aboriginal wellbeing - Capacity and economic participation

9/05/2019

Ellery; Wyatt

Education and Training; Finance

Additional funding boost for apprenticeships and traineeships

9/05/2019

Cook; Wyatt; McGurk

Health; Mental Health; Aboriginal Affairs; Child Protection

McGowan Government invests in vital youth services in the Kimberley

9/05/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

Responsible financial management results in lowest increase in household bills in 13 years

9/05/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

McGowan Government delivers WA an official budget surplus

9/05/2019

Johnston; Wyatt

Energy; Aboriginal Affairs

Solar investment for remote communities

9/05/2019

Logan; Wyatt

Corrective Services; Treasurer

Planning to begin on new prison for Broome

7/05/2019

Wyatt; Ellery

Treasurer; Education and Training

Victoria Park Primary School set for State Budget boost

5/05/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Johnston

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Lands; Energy

East Perth Power Station redevelopment takes major step forward

2/05/2019

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Lands

New Kemerton road paves the way for Peel and South-West jobs

1/05/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Tinley

Premier; Treasurer; Housing

First home buyers and construction sector win in housing stimulus

1/05/2019

Wyatt; Tinley

Treasurer; Aboriginal Affairs; Housing

McGowan Government welcomes Federal Labor pledge to support remote housing in WA

30/04/2019

Wyatt; Johnston

Treasurer; Lands; Energy

100% renewable energy to power cutting-edge infill estate

17/04/2019

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Commemorative sculpture acknowledges Lock Hospitals’ history

17/04/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman; Wyatt

Regional Development; Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Funding to reopen Gwoonwardu Mia cultural centre