Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Dave Kelly MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

13/05/2022

Kelly

Forestry

$30 million boost to support native forestry transition

9/05/2022

Kelly

Water

New bridge to view world-famous Wellington Dam mural

6/05/2022

Kelly

Youth

COVID-19 Youth Recovery Grants Program recipients announced

5/05/2022

Kelly

Water

Sediment removal program to commence in the Lower Vasse River

4/05/2022

Kelly

Water

Innovation drives water efficiency among WA’s top waterwise businesses and buildings

4/05/2022

Kelly

Water

Special praise for WA’s top waterwise councils and aquatic centres

4/05/2022

Kelly

Water

WA housing developers celebrated for commitment to water-sensitive urban design

3/05/2022

Kelly

Water

Local innovative technology to assist Swan Valley Groundwater Investigation Project

22/04/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Agreement reached on support for native timber businesses

7/04/2022

Kelly

Youth

Youth Week WA activities empowering young people with the Courage to Change

1/04/2022

Kelly

Water

Boyup Brook and Plantagenet shires secure major water funding grants

1/04/2022

Kelly

Water

Funding to improve water supplies in Wheatbelt communities

29/03/2022

Kelly

Youth

Youth Week WA 2022 grant recipients announced

28/03/2022

Kelly

Water

Funding now available to kickstart community projects in the Kimberley

25/03/2022

Kelly

Water

Healthy Estuaries WA funding to help rehabilitate valued Albany creek

24/03/2022

Kelly

Water

Further experience added to Water Corporation board

24/03/2022

Kelly

Water

Rockingham’s beachside culture celebrated in new community artworks

22/03/2022

Kelly

Water

Waterwise message in the spotlight for World Water Day 2022

17/03/2022

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government delivers 100th community water supply project for WA farmers

7/03/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Native forestry workers transition packages start rolling out

4/03/2022

Kelly

Water

Aqwest releases its first Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan

3/03/2022

Kelly

Youth

Applications for 2022 Youth Parliament now open

2/03/2022

MacTiernan; Whitby; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

2022 State Natural Resource Management funding round open

1/03/2022

Kelly; MacTiernan

Premier; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Esperance - Salmon Gums and Grass Patch

25/02/2022

Kelly

Water

Water audits to help WA farmers plan future on-farm water security

25/02/2022

Templeman; Kelly

Sport and Recreation; Youth

Work begins on $5.9 million youth hub for Ellenbrook kids

23/02/2022

Kelly

Water

New report to inform future management of Leschenault Estuary

18/02/2022

Kelly

Water

New report highlights Wilson Inlet’s resilience

18/02/2022

Dawson; Johnston; Kelly

Emergency Services; Energy; Water

Financial relief for bushfire-affected Western Australians

15/02/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Farm Forestry Assist program supporting growth of local softwood plantation timber industry

13/02/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Local construction timber supply not impacted by recent bushfires

9/02/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Native forestry worker transition payment and reskilling programs

7/02/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Forest Products Commission Community Support Program opens

7/02/2022

Kelly

Water

New water pipeline to cater for Perth’s booming south-east

4/02/2022

Kelly

Water

Get back to nature at revamped Churchman Brook dam

3/02/2022

Cook; Saffioti; Kelly; MacTiernan

State Development, Jobs and Trade; Ports; Water; Regional Development

Landmark $255 million Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility investment in Pilbara urea project

14/01/2022

Kelly

Water

Broome business to support major upgrade of local water and wastewater infrastructure

15/12/2021

Kelly

Water

New Chair of Vasse Taskforce appointed

14/12/2021

Kelly

Water

$3 million funding to rebuild popular Australind Jetty

14/12/2021

Kelly

Youth

Youth Week WA 2022 Ambassadors announced

10/12/2021

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government delivering better quality water to Murchison region

2/12/2021

Kelly

Youth

Lotterywest grant to support delivery of services for metro youth

1/12/2021

Kelly

Water

$16.7 million drainage upgrade to enhance flood protection in Osborne Park and Innaloo

27/11/2021

Kelly

Youth

$3 million grant for Tapping Scout Hall delivers on election commitment

26/11/2021

Kelly

Water

Community water supply grant delivers water for public open space in Yuna

25/11/2021

Kelly

Youth

Youth Week WA Grants Program now open for applications

25/11/2021

Kelly

Forestry

Additional 12,000 tonnes of local softwood timber a boost for WA building industry

24/11/2021

Kelly

Water

Balcatta solar project helping power Water Corporation to net-zero future

19/11/2021

Kelly; Sanderson

Water; Climate Action

Plan to rebalance precious groundwater resources

16/11/2021

Kelly

Forestry

New Forest Products Commission Chair Appointed

5/11/2021

Templeman; Kelly

Heritage; Water

Lake Grace dam recognised for its historical and scientific values

4/11/2021

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Aboriginal Affairs

Landmark first lease agreement for access to water from the Yamatji Strategic Aboriginal Water Reserve

4/11/2021

Kelly

Youth

Lotterywest funding providing a voice for regional youth

4/11/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Water efficiency grants supporting Wanneroo growers

4/11/2021

Kelly

Water

Wheatbelt towns to receive over $230,000 in community water supply grants

4/11/2021

Kelly

Water

$270,000 in community water supply grants for Upper Great Southern

4/11/2021

Kelly

Water

Boyup Brook secures $100,000 grant to help boost non-potable water supply

4/11/2021

Kelly

Water

$62,000 grant to help secure additional water source for Albany

2/11/2021

Kelly

Water

Support provided to Water Corporation customers in Bruce Rock

30/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Water sector’s best acknowledged at AWA Awards

29/10/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly; Sanderson

Agriculture and Food; Water; Environment

2021 Natural Resource Management Grants boost local conservation efforts

22/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Designing a waterwise neighbourhood made easier during National Water Week

21/10/2021

Kelly; Carey

Water; Housing

McGowan Government helping public housing tenants reduce water use and lower water bills

20/10/2021

Kelly

Forestry

New legislation to enable carbon trading by Forest Products Commission

20/10/2021

Kelly

Water

New research hub brings water knowledge to Western Australia

19/10/2021

Kelly; Ellery

Water; Education and Training

New immersive experience helping deliver waterwise message to record 32,809 students

19/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Free waterwise offers available to North-West communities

19/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Free waterwise offers available to South-West communities

19/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Huge water savings achieved in Great Southern as waterwise support continues

19/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Mid-West residents encouraged to take up water-saving offers during National Water Week

19/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Waterwise support available to Goldfields households

18/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Waterwise Perth Action Plan achievements kick off National Water Week

15/10/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Forestry

Technology boost drives jobs at Albany sandalwood factory

28/09/2021

Kelly

Water

Golden Pipeline heritage proposal open for public consultation

20/09/2021

McGowan; Ellery; Kelly

Premier; Education and Training; Youth

New student council to represent voices of young West Aussies

8/09/2021

McGowan; Sanderson; Kelly

Premier; Environment; Climate Action; Forestry

McGowan Government’s historic move to protect native forests

7/09/2021

Kelly

Water

$3.7 million investment enhancing water security in WA’s southern dryland agricultural areas

7/09/2021

Kelly

Water

Perth CBD’s historic water reservoir to receive $7.7 million upgrade

1/09/2021

Kelly

Youth

Lotterywest grant to support at-risk youth in Warren-Blackwood

1/09/2021

Kelly

Water

$900,000 funding boost for projects to protect Geographe waterways

1/09/2021

Kelly

Water

Busselton flood defences boosted with $29 million upgrade to diversion drain

31/08/2021

Kelly

Water

Minister calls on Commonwealth to make WA eligible for $1.54 billion Off-farm Efficiency Program

18/08/2021

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

National Water Grid commitment a victory for State Government advocacy

13/08/2021

Kelly; McGurk

Water; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Water Corporation renews support to women and children experiencing family and domestic violence

12/08/2021

Dawson; McGurk; Kelly

Mental Health; Community Services; Youth

Queens Park to be site of interim youth mental health and homelessness service

12/08/2021

Kelly

Water

Funding partnership delivers greater water security for Shire of Gnowangerup

12/08/2021

Kelly

Youth

New Ministerial Youth Advisory Council membership announced

11/08/2021

Kelly

Forestry

Softwood planting season in the South-West begins

11/08/2021

Kelly

Water

Upgrades to dairy effluent systems good news for Geographe waterways

6/08/2021

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

New water agreement to support growth of Gascoyne food bowl

4/08/2021

Kelly

Water

Waterwise greening opportunities on offer for local governments and property owners

3/08/2021

Kelly

Water

Completed Albany to Denmark pipeline secures Denmark’s water future

30/07/2021

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation recommits to Aboriginal Procurement Policy and triples value of Aboriginal contracts

9/07/2021

Kelly

Water

Splash of Colour to brighten electrical cabinets and pump station in Yanchep and Mandurah

9/07/2021

Kelly

Youth

COVID-19 Recovery Grants awarded to assist WA youth

8/07/2021

Kelly

Water

Dry June in Perth sees almost half average rainfall for the month

7/07/2021

Kelly

Water

Herdsman Lake selected as site for WA-first litter trap trial

6/07/2021

Kelly

Forestry

Forest Products Commission community support grants announced

24/06/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Review of Southern Forests Irrigation Scheme modelling released

28/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Switch off sprinklers to save precious water this winter