Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

5/08/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Construction Working Group formed for Ocean Reef Marina project

4/08/2020

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Historic agreement paves way for Ningaloo joint management

4/08/2020

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Lands

Facelift for Mount Pleasant foreshore

3/08/2020

Cook; Wyatt

Health; Lands

New high support accommodation centre for Shenton Park

3/08/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116m affordable land package driving growth in the Great Southern

31/07/2020

Wyatt; Papalia; Templeman

Treasurer; Small Business; Local Government

Rules streamlined to boost COVID-19 economic recovery

30/07/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Significant native title agreement clears major hurdle

29/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Leading hospitality group set to develop Fremantle Technical College

28/07/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

WA leading nation in the recovery of jobs during COVID-19

28/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116m affordable land package driving growth in the Gascoyne

28/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116 million affordable land package driving growth in the South-West

28/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116 million affordable land package driving growth in the Mid-West

27/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116 million affordable land package driving growth in the Wheatbelt

27/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116m affordable land package driving growth in the Peel

27/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116 million affordable land package driving growth in the Kimberley

26/07/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

$5.5 billion WA Recovery Plan launched to get WA back on track

24/07/2020

Wyatt

Finance

Housing stimulus application now open

23/07/2020

Cook; Wyatt

Mental Health; Aboriginal Affairs

New suicide prevention projects to help reduce risk

23/07/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Lands

New road unlocks hundreds of local jobs at Rockingham Industry Zone

22/07/2020

Wyatt

Finance

Procurement changes for works to further boost local businesses

22/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116 million affordable land package driving growth in the Goldfields-Esperance

20/07/2020

Templeman; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Treasurer; Aboriginal Affairs

Art Gallery rooftop project to feature giant Aboriginal artwork

16/07/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

Encouraging signs for WA with an increase of 22,000 jobs in June

16/07/2020

Wyatt

Finance

WA small businesses to receive $17,500 grant to assist during COVID-19

15/07/2020

Wyatt; MacTiernan

Lands; Regional Development

$116m affordable land package to drive growth in regional WA

14/07/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

Local businesses and injured Western Australians to benefit from automated payments

3/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

King Leopold Ranges renamed to honour Aboriginal culture

2/07/2020

Wyatt

Finance

Budget repair measure exceeds expectations

30/06/2020

Wyatt; Templeman

Finance; Local Government

Land tax exemptions to assist owner-occupied relocatable homes in residential parks and caravan park owners

26/06/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Government seeks developer for former Kimberley pastoral station

25/06/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

Household basket of fees and charges to decrease in 2020-21

24/06/2020

Wyatt

Lands

New Chair appointed to lead Landgate Board

17/06/2020

Tinley; Wyatt

Fisheries; Lands

Abalone relocation makes way for Ocean Reef Marina development

10/06/2020

Cook; Wyatt; Kelly

Health; Treasurer; Science

$5m for Western Australia to lead ground-breaking COVID-19 research

9/06/2020

Wyatt

Finance

McGowan Government to consult on new procurement debarment regime

7/06/2020

McGowan; Wyatt; Tinley

Premier; Treasurer; Housing

Building Bonus to support economic recovery and create WA jobs

7/06/2020

McGowan; Wyatt; Tinley

Premier; Treasurer; Housing

New $444 million housing stimulus for Western Australia

4/06/2020

McGowan; Cook; Wyatt

Premier; Health; Aboriginal Affairs

Kimberley to reopen to the rest of Western Australia

3/06/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Lands

New land release unlocks more jobs and business opportunities north of Perth

3/06/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal History WA helping Western Australians unlock their Aboriginal ancestry

2/06/2020

Wyatt; Papalia

Aboriginal Affairs; Tourism

McGowan Government commences historic Rottnest Island Wadjemup Project

29/05/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Minister congratulates Yindjibarndi people on High Court outcome

28/05/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

Treasurer provides Parliament with COVID-19 economic update

28/05/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Grants set to preserve unique Aboriginal heritage sites

27/05/2020

Wyatt

Finance

Procurement changes to help boost local businesses during COVID-19

27/05/2020

Cook; Wyatt

Health; Aboriginal Affairs

Remote Aboriginal community digitally connected to metro medical experts

26/05/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs

'In this together': online National Reconciliation Week celebrations begin this week

25/05/2020

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Treasurer; Aboriginal Affairs; Lands

Joint media statement - Great Central Road (Outback Way) sealing works underway

16/05/2020

Saffioti; Dawson; Wyatt

Transport; Environment; Lands

Election commitment delivered to save Beeliar Wetlands

13/05/2020

Wyatt

Finance

McGowan Government slashes red tape to support local businesses and State's economic recovery

11/05/2020

Wyatt

Finance

Land tax exemption to assist home owners in full-time care

8/05/2020

Wyatt

Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

Government’s Aboriginal procurement exceeding expectations

8/05/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Sole management of East Kimberley reserve granted to traditional owners

7/05/2020

Wyatt; Ellery; Templeman

Treasurer; Education and Training; Local Government

$100m short-term lending facility to support local governments and universities through COVID-19

2/05/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

Fast-tracked payments to boost local businesses

23/04/2020

McGowan; Wyatt; Quigley; Papalia

Premier; Treasurer; Commerce; Small Business

New $154.5 million relief package to support tenants, landlords and construction industry

21/04/2020

Cook; Wyatt

Health; Aboriginal Affairs

New rapid COVID-19 test available for regional communities

20/04/2020

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Consultation paused on Fitzroy River commitments

18/04/2020

McGowan; Wyatt; Johnston

Premier; Lands; Energy

Transformation of iconic East Perth Power Station a step closer

9/04/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

JobKeeper payments exempt from payroll tax

9/04/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Timeframe amended for new Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill due to COVID-19

9/04/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Major reform to Western Australian strata law starts on May 1, 2020

31/03/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

$1 billion COVID-19 economic and health relief package unveiled

30/03/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

Rent relief for small businesses and not-for-profits

26/03/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Access restricted to protect people living in the Kimberley and remote Aboriginal communities

24/03/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

Treasurer Ben Wyatt to stay on beyond the next election

21/03/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Updated Directions provide further clarity to remote Aboriginal communities

20/03/2020

Wyatt; Cook

Aboriginal Affairs; Health; Mental Health

$266 million package to support Aboriginal Youth Wellbeing

20/03/2020

Cook; Wyatt

Deputy Premier; Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government releases commitment to Aboriginal youth wellbeing

20/03/2020

Saffioti; Wyatt

Planning; Treasurer

Amara City Gardens Booragoon development another step closer

19/03/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

New Directions to protect remote Aboriginal communities from COVID-19

17/03/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

COVID-19 caution for remote communities

17/03/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

New laws to protect the Budget from COVID-19

16/03/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

COVID-19 economic response: Relief for businesses and households

16/03/2020

Wyatt

Finance

Government builds on first year of innovative policy

11/03/2020

Wyatt

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Noongar festival weekend at Yagan Square

5/03/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Organisations sought for Reconciliation Week Street Banner Project

4/03/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

WA Liberal Leader’s economic errors undermining confidence in WA

4/03/2020

Johnston; Wyatt

Energy; Aboriginal Affairs

Action plan outlines Horizon Power pathway to reconciliation

4/03/2020

Wyatt

Finance

Government buying opportunities on display at Aboriginal Business Expo

3/03/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Lands

Local limestone destined for Ocean Reef Marina breakwaters

1/03/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

Insurance Commission targets false and misleading claims

26/02/2020

Wyatt

Finance

Restoring duty concession for strata titles subdivisions

25/02/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

Statement from the Treasurer of Western Australia

24/02/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Seeding reconciliation through Agribusiness in the Great Southern

19/02/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Aboriginal jobs, training and tourism in new Broome development

13/02/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

Liberals confirm policy to scrap stamp duty relief

7/02/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Agreement delivers economic boost to Yamatji people

5/02/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

Rail access reforms full steam ahead

29/01/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Prime development opportunity on Scarborough Beach

29/01/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Rare opportunity to develop historic Fremantle college

24/01/2020

Wyatt; Saffioti

Lands; Planning

Port Kennedy land transferred for new coastal community

24/01/2020

Wyatt; Papalia

Aboriginal Affairs; Lands; Tourism

Aboriginal dance and culture celebrated in Yagan Square

23/01/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

Western Australian economy gathering pace

23/01/2020

Ellery; Wyatt

Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs

New program to support Aboriginal staff to become teachers

22/01/2020

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Ranger Program Round 3 applications open

21/01/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

Government moves to ensure swift payment of suppliers

21/12/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

Insurance Commission enters Deed of Settlement for Bell litigation

19/12/2019

McGurk; Wyatt

Community Services; Treasurer

$60 million funding boost to support community service providers

19/12/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Registration of South West Native Title Settlement upheld