Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Premier Colin Barnett MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

15/02/2017

Barnett

Premier

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for flood affected communities in Western Australia

1/02/2017

Barnett

Premier

Premier requests writs for 40th State election

1/02/2017

Barnett; Collier

Premier; Education

Record number of students on day one of school

1/02/2017

Barnett

Premier; Tourism

Marketing deal to grow Perth as an airline hub

1/02/2017

Barnett; Faragher

Premier; Disability Services

Joint media statement - Governments sign bilateral agreement on local delivery of NDIS in WA

31/01/2017

Barnett; Davies

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Stadium to light up with 15,000 LED lights

31/01/2017

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Tourism; Regional Development

Funding for WA’s premier fishing tournament

31/01/2017

Barnett

Premier

New beach enclosure opens at Quinns Beach

30/01/2017

Barnett; Day

Premier; Culture and the Arts

Kings Park turned into theatre for PIAF opening

30/01/2017

Barnett

Premier

Western Australian Parliament prorogued

30/01/2017

Barnett; Mitchell

Premier; Child Protection

Aboriginal women’s refuge open for more families

29/01/2017

Barnett

Premier; Tourism

Premier League club coming to Perth Stadium

27/01/2017

Barnett; Harvey

Premier; Deputy Premier

A statement from the Premier and Deputy Premier

27/01/2017

Barnett

Premier; Tourism

Big Boy joins big names at Sculpture by the Sea 2017

27/01/2017

Barnett; Faragher

Premier; Planning

Elizabeth Quay land sales set to exceed estimates

26/01/2017

Barnett; Nahan

Premier; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Happy Australia Day to every West Australian

23/01/2017

Barnett

Premier; Tourism

New tourism offering takes flight over WA skies

23/01/2017

Barnett; Marmion

Premier; State Development

Balla Balla Agreement to deliver jobs in Pilbara

20/01/2017

Barnett; Francis

Premier; Child Protection

New funding opens 25 beds for inner city homeless

19/01/2017

Barnett; Jacob; Redman

Premier; Tourism; Environment; Regional Development

More camping sites for Lucky Bay visitors

18/01/2017

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Lands

Perth World Trade Centre to boost international links

17/01/2017

Barnett; Harvey; Mischin

Premier; Deputy Premier; Attorney General

Limitation period to go for child abuse victims

17/01/2017

Barnett; Day

Premier; Tourism; Culture and the Arts

FRINGE WORLD Festival returns to entertain

16/01/2017

Barnett; Jacob; Marmion

Premier; Environment; State Development

Approval for Yeelirrie uranium project

12/01/2017

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Tourism; Regional Development

Delivering a world-class tourism precinct for Bunbury

12/01/2017

Barnett; Davies; Redman

Premier; Water; Regional Development

$37 million to refresh Wellington Dam

11/01/2017

Barnett; Collier

Premier; Electoral Affairs

New electoral commissioner appointed

11/01/2017

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Tourism; Regional Development

WA lands national ballooning championships

7/01/2017

Barnett

Premier; Tourism

Perth the tourism ‘it’ place for 2017

7/01/2017

Barnett

Premier; Tourism

Hopman Cup serves up a further five years

1/01/2017

Barnett; Jacob

Premier; Tourism; Environment

Lower Chittering site ideal for open range zoo, report

1/01/2017

Barnett; Grylls

Premier; Tourism; Regional Development

Latest tourism ads sell WA's north

30/12/2016

Barnett

Premier; Tourism

Great return, Roger: WA welcomes back tennis icon

28/12/2016

Barnett; Faragher

Premier; Planning

Elizabeth Quay carousel family attraction

27/12/2016

Barnett; Nahan; L'Estrange

Premier; Treasurer; Finance; Small Business

First homebuyer boost with increased grant

27/12/2016

Barnett; Grylls; Nahan

Premier; Housing; Treasurer

Changes to help hundreds of WA homebuyers

22/12/2016

Barnett; Marmion

Premier; Transport

Funding for Broome to Cape Leveque Road

22/12/2016

Barnett; Faragher

Premier; Planning

Historic heartland to revitalise eastern CBD

20/12/2016

Barnett

Premier; Tourism

Tourism Western Australia leadership secured

20/12/2016

Barnett; Harvey; Mischin

Premier; Deputy Premier; Police; Attorney General

$86m justice complex planned for Armadale

18/12/2016

Barnett

Premier

Beach enclosure to protect Sorrento swimmers

16/12/2016

Barnett; Mischin

Premier; Commerce

1,000 new jobs for West Australians at Henderson

13/12/2016

Barnett

Premier

Premier shares State’s world-class produce

11/12/2016

Barnett; Marmion; Redman

Premier; State Development; Regional Development

Premier puts WA produce on Singapore’s menu

11/12/2016

Barnett

Premier; Tourism

Deal done on Perth to London non-stop flights

11/12/2016

Barnett; Nahan; Marmion

Premier; Treasurer; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests; State Development

New trade and cultural links forged with India

7/12/2016

Barnett

Premier; Tourism

Bledisloe Cup coming to Perth Stadium in 2019

6/12/2016

Barnett

Premier; Science

Fellowship program supports science priorities

6/12/2016

Barnett

Premier; Tourism

WA first stop on Ovation’s maiden Aussie voyage

2/12/2016

Barnett; Grylls

Premier; Housing

40-bed Kalamunda facility to help young women

2/12/2016

Barnett

Premier; Tourism

IRONMAN event to attract thousands to Busselton

1/12/2016

Barnett; Harvey

Premier; Deputy Premier; Police

New $19m Cockburn police station opens

30/11/2016

Barnett; Nahan; Grylls

Premier; Treasurer; Energy

Jobs boost from part sale of Western Power

29/11/2016

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Tourism; Regional Development

Funding for WA’s biggest regional literary event

28/11/2016

Barnett; Collier

Premier; Education

Inspirational WA schools and staff honoured

27/11/2016

Barnett; Jacob; L'Estrange

Premier; Heritage; Finance

Sunset Heritage Precinct opens to public

25/11/2016

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Science; Regional Development

Scholarships to foster agrifood innovation

25/11/2016

Barnett; Day

Premier; Tourism; Culture and the Arts

Arcadia spectacular lights up Elizabeth Quay

24/11/2016

Barnett; Faragher

Premier; Tourism; Planning

Construction on track at Yagan Square

24/11/2016

Barnett; L'Estrange

Premier; Tourism; Finance

Red tape cuts in line for nature-based tourism

23/11/2016

Barnett

Premier

Major achievements delivered by 39th Parliament

23/11/2016

Barnett

Premier

Government committed to recovery of Yarloop

21/11/2016

Barnett; Marmion

Premier; Transport

Major road upgrade in City of Swan set to open

21/11/2016

Barnett; Faragher

Premier; Planning

Curtin University signs into Midland

18/11/2016

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Tourism; Regional Development

Margaret River food and wine festival kicks off

16/11/2016

Barnett

Premier

Rock art researchers at forefront of technology

13/11/2016

Barnett

Premier; Tourism

ADAMS wins WA’s prestigious tourism award

11/11/2016

Barnett; Collier

Premier; Education

Students named to take part in ANZAC tour

10/11/2016

Barnett; L'Estrange

Premier; Finance

New public sector offices for Fremantle

9/11/2016

Barnett; Miles; Davies

Premier; Seniors and Volunteering; Sport and Recreation

More seniors active with project expansion

9/11/2016

Barnett; Francis

Premier; Veterans

Deal signed for ANZAC House redevelopment

5/11/2016

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Regional Development

State-of-the-art sporting facility for Kalgoorlie

3/11/2016

Barnett; Marmion

Premier; Transport

Construction starts on Forrestfield-Airport Link

3/11/2016

Barnett; Jacob

Premier; Heritage

Restored Warders' Cottages on the market

2/11/2016

Barnett

Premier

Project excellence celebrated in public sector

2/11/2016

Barnett; Jacob

Premier; Environment

Avon River site chosen for open range zoo

27/10/2016

Barnett

Premier; Science

New academic positions a nod to eye specialist

26/10/2016

Barnett; Davies

Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Athletic masters get set for world championships

25/10/2016

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Regional Development; Lands

Go-ahead given to Port Hedland marina

24/10/2016

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Regional Development

400 years of WA history unveiled in Shark Bay

21/10/2016

Barnett; Collier

Premier; Education

More flexibility for Independent Public Schools

19/10/2016

Barnett

Premier

Lotterywest aids new dog adoption centre

18/10/2016

Barnett

Premier

Clean-up of Yarloop reaches major milestone

14/10/2016

Barnett; Day

Premier; Culture and the Arts

WA artist richly rewarded with anniversary prize

14/10/2016

Barnett; Grylls

Premier; Housing

Social housing package will be life-changing

14/10/2016

Barnett; Marmion; Redman

Premier; State Development; Regional Development

New brand to showcase local producers to world

13/10/2016

Barnett

Premier

Dutch King and Queen to visit Western Australia

12/10/2016

Barnett; Marmion; Redman

Premier; State Development; Lands

$400 million Kwinana lithium project underway

11/10/2016

Barnett; Marmion

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Work to start on Roe 8 following contract award

8/10/2016

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Tourism; Regional Development

Broome welcomes a cruise ship boom

8/10/2016

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Tourism; Regional Development

Visitor centre boost for regional communities

7/10/2016

Barnett; Jacob

Premier; Tourism; Environment

New era for Broome’s iconic Roebuck Bay

5/10/2016

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Tourism

Roll up for regional events funding

4/10/2016

Barnett; Davies

Premier; Sport and Recreation

New facilities to take flight where Falcons dare

3/10/2016

Barnett; Day

Premier; Culture and the Arts

This House of Grief garners top literary award

30/09/2016

Barnett; Francis

Premier; Fisheries

Check SharkSmart before entering water

29/09/2016

Barnett; Francis; Redman

Premier; Emergency Services; Regional Development; Lands

State Government to establish Rural Fire Service

29/09/2016

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Tourism; Regional Development

World’s finest cyclist joins South-West tour

29/09/2016

Barnett; Nahan

Premier; Culture and the Arts

State applauds WASO firsts in China and UAE

23/09/2016

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Tourism; Regional Development

Gourmet Escape Australia’s best tourism event