Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

29/10/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

Moody’s credit rating affirms the McGowan Government’s strong Budget management

29/10/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Construction begins at new urban village for Shenton Park

29/10/2020

Wyatt; Dawson

Aboriginal Affairs; Environment

Historic native title settlement agreement reached with the traditional owners of the Gibson Desert Nature Reserve

27/10/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Make a splash at the Ocean Reef Marina community event

27/10/2020

McGowan; Wyatt; Saffioti

Premier; Lands; Planning

Iconic City development to create thousands of jobs

21/10/2020

Wyatt; Templeman

Lands; Heritage

Interest sought to activate unique Cossack townsite

20/10/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

PALS program promotes reconciliation in WA classrooms

20/10/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

Building Bonus extension to provide WA job certainty

15/10/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

WA’s jobs and economic recovery continues

15/10/2020

Wyatt

Finance

Urgent Bill introduced to continue support for WA businesses

13/10/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Finbar acquires prime East Perth development site

12/10/2020

Wyatt; Saffioti

Treasurer; Transport

Byford and Darling Range wins big in safe and strong WA Budget

9/10/2020

Templeman; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Grant program to support connection to Country

8/10/2020

McGurk; Wyatt

Community Services; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government investing in Aboriginal community safety

8/10/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer; Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government commits more than $750 million to enhance Aboriginal wellbeing

8/10/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

Western Australians to save $663.52 in household fees and charges

8/10/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

Western Australian economy leading the nation on COVID recovery

8/10/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

2020 21 Budget delivers record fiscal support for WA’s recovery

8/10/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Landmark project to map Pilbara’s Aboriginal art movement

6/10/2020

McGowan; Wyatt; Papalia

Premier; Lands; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Boost for WA’s culturally diverse community associations

4/10/2020

McGowan; Wyatt; Johnston

Premier; Treasurer; Energy

Every WA household to receive a $600 electricity bill credit

30/09/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct continues to grow

25/09/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

Western Australia’s Annual Report on State Finances released

25/09/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

New online resource helps trace Aboriginal family histories

24/09/2020

Wyatt

Finance

Liberals ‘local jobs guarantee’ to strip hardworking regional businesses of millions of dollars

24/09/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Construction to begin on new coastal terrace homes in Coogee

23/09/2020

Wyatt

Finance

Payroll tax exemption extended for JobKeeper payments

21/09/2020

McGowan; Tinley; Wyatt

Premier; Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

New Aboriginal short stay accommodation for Kununurra

20/09/2020

Dawson; Wyatt; McGurk

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs; Women's Interests

Aboriginal Ranger Program Round Three recipients announced

17/09/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

Western Australia's COVID-19 recovery on track with an increase of 32,200 jobs in August

17/09/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Local workers begin transformation of former school site into innovation residential estate

16/09/2020

Cook; Wyatt

Health; Aboriginal Affairs

COVID clinic in Kununurra to further protect WA border

15/09/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

Building Bonus boost part of new COVID-19 Industry Support Fund

11/09/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Alan Carpenter appointed to DevelopmentWA Board

8/09/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

WA leading Australia's COVID-19 economic recovery

7/09/2020

Wyatt; Templeman

Aboriginal Affairs; Culture and the Arts

Aboriginal name for new WA Museum, ballot for tickets opens today

2/09/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

Western Australian economy resilient in the face of COVID-19

2/09/2020

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Karratha-Tom Price Road officially named Manuwarra Red Dog Highway

2/09/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Final consultation on modern Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill begins

1/09/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Landgate launches new grant for WA location technology innovators

29/08/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Gnarla Boodja Mili Mili launched as part of a travelling exhibition

20/08/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government urges Commonwealth to pass Native Title Amendment Bill

18/08/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs

Record allocation of $2 million for Local Capability Fund to support WA businesses

17/08/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Finance; Lands

Problem and Opportunity Statements to drive investment and jobs in WA

16/08/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Lands

Plans for Perth’s first coastal pool unveiled as works start on Ocean Reef Marina project

14/08/2020

Tinley; Wyatt

Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

Geraldton gets $18 million for new Aboriginal short stay facility

13/08/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Fauna to be safely relocated from Ocean Reef Marina site

12/08/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116 million Regional Land Booster Package delivers record sales

10/08/2020

Wyatt; MacTiernan

Lands; Regional Development

Major milestone at Peel Business Park as lots ready to welcome new businesses

6/08/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Lands

Additional $1.1 million to extend Middleton Beach foreshore works

6/08/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

McGowan Government commits $6 million for a new Jewish Community Centre

6/08/2020

Templeman; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Treasurer

Massive $76 million recovery package to support culture and arts in WA

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