Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

24/04/2018

Wyatt

Energy

Board members reappointed at Western Power

13/04/2018

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

New name for Bramley National Park

11/04/2018

Wyatt

Finance

Liberals side with scare campaign over trainees and small business

10/04/2018

Wyatt

Energy

New renewables projects in WA given ‘green light’

5/04/2018

Wyatt

Treasurer

WA short-changed again by Commonwealth Grants Commission

5/04/2018

Saffioti; Wyatt

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Next steps in motion for landmark Kariyarra agreement

29/03/2018

Wyatt

Treasurer

Review in Treasury Forecasting released

29/03/2018

Wyatt

Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Procurement Policy launched at Aboriginal Business Expo

23/03/2018

Wyatt; Dawson

Treasurer; Disability Services

Funding for research to improve independence of people with catastrophic injuries

21/03/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Opportunity to join the Aboriginal Lands Trust

20/03/2018

Wyatt

Energy

Ground-breaking of Northam Solar Farm project

15/03/2018

Wyatt

Energy

Stand-alone Power bring opportunities for WA companies

14/03/2018

Wyatt

Treasurer

Treasurer congratulates new WA Auditor General

9/03/2018

Dawson; MacTiernan; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Consultation begins on visionary plan for Fitzroy River

9/03/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal heritage legislation to be reviewed

7/03/2018

Wyatt

Energy

Emu Downs Solar Farm to power WA households

6/03/2018

Papalia; Wyatt

Racing and Gaming; Treasurer

Consultation with racing industry to begin on TAB future

1/03/2018

Wyatt

Treasurer

Fiscal discipline helping with budget repair

28/02/2018

Wyatt

Treasurer

Exit date extended for voluntary separations

22/02/2018

Ellery; Wyatt

Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs

Top Aboriginal public school students awarded

21/02/2018

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

McGowan Government driving major changes across government

15/02/2018

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Aboriginal Affairs

Government creating Aboriginal job opportunities

13/02/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Remembering the anniversary of Australia’s historic apology to the Stolen Generations

10/02/2018

McGowan; Dawson; Wyatt

Premier; Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Funding for Aboriginal rangers delivered

8/02/2018

Wyatt

Energy

Contract awarded for Kalbarri’s renewable microgrid

2/02/2018

Wyatt

Energy

Minister announces regulatory coverage of Pilbara electricity network

2/02/2018

Saffioti; Wyatt

Lands; Treasurer

Commercial advisor to assist the Landgate scoping study

1/02/2018

Wyatt

Energy

Western Power scholarships to boost jobs in WA energy sector

29/01/2018

Wyatt

Treasurer

Western Australia continues on the road to economic recovery

10/01/2018

Wyatt

Finance

Employer warning: labour hire scam operating in Western Australia

8/01/2018

Wyatt

Energy

Minister welcomes new directors of Western Power

20/12/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

McGowan Government continues on the path to Budget repair

20/12/2017

Saffioti; Wyatt

Lands; Treasurer

Government scoping study to investigate Landgate options

19/12/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

Promoted Porter, Cormann and Cash must deliver in GST debate

19/12/2017

Wyatt

Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Procurement Policy to drive Aboriginal entrepreneurship and business opportunities

18/12/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

Increased funding for the Hardship Utilities Grants Scheme

17/12/2017

Logan; Wyatt

Corrective Services; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government acts on overcrowded prisons legacy

15/12/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Minister congratulates native title determinants of 2017

7/12/2017

Wyatt

Planning

Land for concrete batching plants to be rezoned in City of Vincent

7/12/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs; Finance

Whadjuk Working Party recognised for stadium contribution

1/12/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Funding to support preservation of unique Aboriginal heritage

30/11/2017

Wyatt; Ellery

Treasurer; Education and Training

Changes to payroll tax exemption for trainees announced

30/11/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

Terms of reference for an Inquiry into Reform of Business Licensing in Western Australia

27/11/2017

Wyatt

Energy

Hedland station powering the Pilbara

26/11/2017

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Aboriginal Affairs

Matagarup Bridge a permanent tribute to traditional owners

24/11/2017

Wyatt

Energy

Trial of State's first utility-grade energy storage battery underway

21/11/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

Football West belts up with the Insurance Commission

21/11/2017

Wyatt; Johnston

Treasurer; Mines and Petroleum

Revised gold royalty rate and industry assistance program announced

16/11/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Schools reconciliation projects celebrated at awards ceremony

15/11/2017

Wyatt

Energy

Smart energy solutions for Broome North

15/11/2017

Wyatt

Energy

New energy pricing model demonstration benefiting consumers

14/11/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

Western Australia makes its case for GST reform

13/11/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Minister congratulates Yindjibarndi people on native title determination

10/11/2017

Wyatt; Papalia

Treasurer; Tourism

90-Day Project targets eco and nature-based tourism

8/11/2017

Wyatt

Energy

McGowan Labor Government to secure renewable future

3/11/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

Moody's reaffirms WA's credit rating

31/10/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

S&P Global Ratings maintain WA's credit rating

27/10/2017

Kelly; Wyatt

Water; Aboriginal Affairs

Boost to Aboriginal contractors in first Water Corporation tradeshow

26/10/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Report in indigenous funding highlights Federal shortfall

19/10/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

Economic Regulation Authority - Emergency Services Levy Report

13/10/2017

Cook; Wyatt

Health; Treasurer

The State Government rejects John Holland’s latest claims and excuses regarding delays to the Perth Children's Hospital

12/10/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

McGowan Government moves to ensure WA's biggest companies do their bit for budget repair

11/10/2017

Wyatt

Energy

Minister welcomes new Synergy chairperson

10/10/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

Liberals cement their place as Budget wreckers

29/09/2017

Saffioti; Wyatt

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Milestone Kariyarra native title agreement reached

27/09/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

Wyatt calls for retraction from CME

22/09/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

Annual Report on State Finances released today

21/09/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

McGowan Government welcomes more jobs from gold sector

21/09/2017

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Interest sought for Aboriginal Ranger Program

11/09/2017

Wyatt; Johnston

Treasurer; Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government increases funding for MRIWA

9/09/2017

Wyatt; Templeman

Treasurer; Culture and the Arts

Investing in cultural industries to support job creation

8/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

State Budget delivers $780 million congestion-busting boost to the northern suburbs

7/09/2017

Quigley; Wyatt

Attorney General; Treasurer

Criminal justice sector modelling to reshape WA's justice system

7/09/2017

Murray; Wyatt

Sport and Recreation; Treasurer

Sporting projects building communities and creating jobs

7/09/2017

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Treasurer; Aboriginal Affairs

Budget delivers on environmental commitments across the State

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government Plan for the Pilbara underway

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government invests in the Wheatbelt

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government Plan for the Kimberley underway

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government Plan for Peel underway

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government invests in the Mid-West

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government Plan for the Goldfields underway

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government’s Plan for Bunbury underway

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government invests in the Gascoyne

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

Roads budget provides boost to the regions

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government Plan for Albany underway

7/09/2017

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

Local Projects, Local Jobs delivers for communities across the State

7/09/2017

Papalia; Wyatt

Tourism; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government’s record investment to grow tourism

7/09/2017

Cook; Wyatt

Mental Health; Treasurer

State Budget delivers more mental health support

7/09/2017

Ellery; Saffioti; Wyatt

Education and Training; Planning; Treasurer

Inner City College vision moves closer to reality

7/09/2017

Cook; Wyatt

Health; Treasurer

Putting Patients First: State Budget delivers quality, sustainable health care for Western Australians

7/09/2017

Ellery; Wyatt

Education and Training; Treasurer

Additional teachers to support public school students

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

Significant regional investment to drive local jobs

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

Record road funding to reduce congestion and boost jobs

7/09/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

Reforms deliver a better, more efficient public service

7/09/2017

McGowan; Wyatt; Papalia; Johnston

Premier; Treasurer; Tourism; Asian Engagement

Plan for Jobs: Future jobs and skills to get WA back on track

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

METRONET well underway with major funding injection

7/09/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

Debt Repayment Account to assist Budget repair

7/09/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

Foreign Buyers Surcharge another component to Budget repair

7/09/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

Budget repair task to include payroll tax changes for large employers

7/09/2017

Wyatt; Papalia

Treasurer; Racing and Gaming

Reform of wagering taxation - introduction of a point of consumption tax