Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Bill Johnston MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

24/11/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

COAG Energy Council agrees to examine mine clean-up rules

24/11/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

National reforms create level playing field for WA co-operatives

21/11/2017

Wyatt; Johnston

Treasurer; Mines and Petroleum

Revised gold royalty rate and industry assistance program announced

10/11/2017

McGowan; Johnston; Ellery; Papalia

Premier; Asian Engagement; Education and Training; Tourism

Western Australia, Zhejiang celebrate 30 years of friendship as Premier's international mission begins

8/11/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

New regulations to improve safety for electricians

3/11/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

Extra trading hours to give retailers a Christmas boost

2/11/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government receives 52 applications for EIS

1/11/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

Bill introduced to increase compensation for workplace deaths

27/10/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Excellence in WA's resources sector shines brightly

24/10/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum; Asian Engagement

Spruiking WA’s decommissioning skills at Gas Asia Summit

23/10/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Mining innovation hub to open in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

19/10/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

McGowan Government reaches agreement with CSA

22/09/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

Review of State industrial relations system

22/09/2017

Johnston

Asian Engagement

Minister Johnston visits Indonesia to advance opportunities

21/09/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

McGowan Government approves retail trading trial

15/09/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Round 16 opens for Co-funded Exploration Drilling Program

13/09/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Finalists announced for enduring community partnerships

12/09/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Golden Gecko Awards finalists announced

11/09/2017

Wyatt; Johnston

Treasurer; Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government increases funding for MRIWA

8/09/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Nova mine officially opens supporting 400 jobs

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

Wyatt; Johnston

Treasurer; Mines and Petroleum

Changes to gold royalty arrangements part of Budget repair task

5/09/2017

Dawson; Johnston

Environment; Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government implements fracking commitment

5/09/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government examining solutions for miners

28/08/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government co-funds Round 15 of exploration drilling

27/08/2017

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Commerce and Industrial Relations

McGowan Government to increase penalties for workplace safety offences

25/08/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Respected experts to speak at safety forum for mine managers

24/08/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Exploration Incentive Scheme to continue to support growth

15/08/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government welcomes reopening of Pilbara mine

28/07/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum; Asian Engagement

Scholarships attracting world's best mining talent to WA

24/07/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

Extra protections for park home residents in WA

12/07/2017

Johnston; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

New television series will film in the Kimberley and create local jobs

12/07/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government welcomes lithium joint venture

12/07/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum; Commerce and Industrial Relations

New Work Health and Safety Bill to protect workers

29/06/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

Funding for Employment Law Centre restored

29/06/2017

Murray; Johnston

Seniors and Ageing; Commerce and Industrial Relations

Prepaid funeral regulation to protect WA consumers

27/06/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

Steel sector pursuing further quality

22/06/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Five-year release for petroleum exploration acreage introduced

20/06/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government announces uranium policy

14/06/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

McGowan Government welcomes increase to State minimum wage

14/06/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Petroleum Bill to change maritime boundaries

14/06/2017

Johnston

Commerce; Industrial Relations

New Chairperson for Commission for Occupational Safety and Health

12/06/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

A Bill to increase compensation for workplace fatalities

2/06/2017

Cook; Johnston

Health; Commerce and Industrial Relations

McGowan Government welcomes local innovation investment

26/05/2017

Johnston; Papalia

Commerce and Industrial Relations; Defence Issues

Recognising WA's best exporters

15/05/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Western Australia acreage release for 2017

14/05/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Towards 2020 safety and health vision

12/05/2017

McGowan; Wyatt; Johnston

Premier; Public Sector Management; Treasurer; Commerce and Industrial Relations

New wages policy another critical budget repair measure

5/05/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Increased exploration a positive sign

27/04/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Raising the alarm to prevent injuries

23/04/2017

Johnston

Asian Engagement

25-year milestone for Western Australia’s Indonesian trade office

4/04/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

WA remains at the top of Australia’s resources sector