Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

15/04/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

Research grants now available to target better outcomes for people injured in vehicle or workplace accidents

12/04/2019

Wyatt; Cook

Lands; Health

New land release at Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct as centre of excellence takes shape

12/04/2019

Templeman; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal art market returns bigger and better than ever

28/03/2019

Wyatt

Lands

McGowan Government to retain Crown land in Alfred Cove

20/03/2019

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

State Government welcomes indigenous ranger pledge

20/03/2019

Saffioti; Wyatt

Planning; Aboriginal Affairs

Yagan Square celebrates Bunuru with free community event

20/03/2019

Wyatt

Lands

McGowan Government to finalise closure of Wittenoom

15/03/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Meeting to progress plan for the Fitzroy

8/03/2019

Wyatt; Murray

Lands; Sport and Recreation

State Government seeking operator for Perth Motorplex

7/03/2019

Wyatt

Lands

Hundreds of jobs to be created as work starts at Peel Business Park

7/03/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal heritage legislation set for historic overhaul

1/03/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

McGowan Government’s fiscal discipline continues

21/02/2019

Ellery; Wyatt

Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs

Rob Riley prize announced for top Aboriginal students

20/02/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal culture and understanding in WA classrooms

20/02/2019

Wyatt

Lands

New CEO announced for Landgate

15/02/2019

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

One month left to apply for Round 2 of the Aboriginal Ranger Program

25/01/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

Credit rating outlook improves as a result of McGowan Government’s fiscal resolve

23/01/2019

Wyatt

Lands

Former Princess Margaret Hospital car park lots offer rare opportunity near Subi East

17/01/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer; Lands

METRONET receives $185m boost from PEXA share sale

11/01/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

First female chief executive officer for Western Australian Treasury Corporation

8/01/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer; Lands

Next stage for Landgate partial commercialisation begins

24/12/2018

Wyatt

Treasurer

Rail access reform on track

24/12/2018

Templeman; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Funding support for WA Aboriginal arts and culture

20/12/2018

Wyatt

Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government gets WA back in black

7/12/2018

Tinley; Wyatt

Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

State accepts Commonwealth's $121m offer on remote communities

5/12/2018

Wyatt

Energy

New trial enables customers to buy and sell solar energy

4/12/2018

Papalia; Wyatt

Racing and Gaming; Treasurer

WA households and racing industry win big as Point of Consumption wagering tax is passed

4/12/2018

Papalia; Johnston; Wyatt

Small Business; Commerce and Industrial Relations; Finance

McGowan Government to expand Project Bank Accounts in 2019

30/11/2018

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Ranger Program Round 2 applications open

29/11/2018

Wyatt; MacTiernan

Finance; Agriculture and Food

Farming families set to be the next winners from McGowan Government reforms

28/11/2018

Wyatt

Finance

Amendments to transfer duty concession for farm-in agreements

27/11/2018

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Government appoints expert as Fitzroy River stakeholder convenor

26/11/2018

Wyatt

Treasurer

Unclaimed money owed to Western Australians

23/11/2018

Wyatt

Energy

Horizon Power board changes announced

22/11/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Reconciliation projects shine at PALS awards

16/11/2018

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Treasurer

McGowan Government’s jobs agenda helps bring WA out of recession

14/11/2018

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

State debt targeted following successful GST campaign

9/11/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Sacrifice of WA Aboriginal veterans finally acknowledged

9/11/2018

Wyatt

Energy; Aboriginal Affairs

Lower electricity bills for Aboriginal communities installing solar

5/11/2018

Wyatt

Energy

PowerBank trial goes live three months early after families snap up spots

30/10/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Ancestral remains returned to Goldfields community

25/10/2018

Wyatt

Treasurer

Credit ratings agency confirm McGowan Government’s plan is working

19/10/2018

Wyatt

Treasurer

Treasurer to visit China to strengthen relationship

17/10/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

All six South West Native Title Settlement Agreements registered

17/10/2018

Wyatt

Energy

PowerBank trial to revolutionise bulk battery storage in WA homes

16/10/2018

Wyatt

Treasurer

A fair share of GST for WA inches ever closer

9/10/2018

Wyatt

Finance

WA households the winners as Foreign Buyers Surcharge is passed

9/10/2018

Wyatt; Papalia

Treasurer; Racing and Gaming

Certainty for the WA racing industry with historic reform package