Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Dave Kelly MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

15/08/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

More students to work with industry to accelerate new technologies

14/08/2019

McGowan; Kelly

Premier

Western Australia’s brightest minds recognised at the Premier’s Science Awards

13/08/2019

Kelly

Water

Eight new aquatic centres receive recognition for being Waterwise

13/08/2019

Kelly

Science

Training boost for Western Australians under-represented in STEM

12/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

South West water users switched on to scientifically proven personal shark deterrents

12/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Great Southern water users switched on to scientifically proven personal shark deterrents

10/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

WA surfers switch on to scientifically proven personal shark deterrents

9/08/2019

Kelly

Water

Local Aboriginal artist and students make a stunning Splash in Lynwood

8/08/2019

Kelly

Water

Dramatic decline in water flow restrictions as financial assistance programs deliver for those in need

8/08/2019

Kelly

Water

Household water flow restrictions in South West region decline 92 per cent

8/08/2019

Kelly

Water

Household water flow restrictions in Agricultural region decline 75 per cent

8/08/2019

Kelly

Water

Household water flow restrictions in Goldfields region decline 72 per cent

7/08/2019

Kelly

Water

A decade of waterwise leadership from local governments in WA

5/08/2019

Quigley; Kelly

Attorney General; Innovation and ICT

State Government’s commitment to stronger, clearer privacy protections for Western Australians

31/07/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Science; Agriculture and Food

McGowan Government brewing innovation talent to grow the regional economy

30/07/2019

Kelly

Water

$3.4m project to improve wastewater pipes in Town of Cambridge complete

26/07/2019

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government helping to green Perth suburbs with verge rebate scheme

26/07/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Innovation and sustainability driving WA Seafood Industry Award winners

25/07/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science; Science and Innovation

WA’s world-class fisheries management improves sustainability of fisheries

24/07/2019

Kelly

Water

Trade fair opens doors for Aboriginal businesses in the North-West

24/07/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

New resources and regional focus for fisheries education website

23/07/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

WA innovators awarded funding to boost their businesses

12/07/2019

Kelly

Water

Morley drain to be transformed into a new wetland

12/07/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Extended metropolitan closure to take the pressure off pinkies

11/07/2019

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Regional New Industries Fund grants driving northern innovation

10/07/2019

Kelly

Water

Cockburn ARC makes a splash as a Waterwise Aquatic Centre

10/07/2019

Kelly

Science

Joint media statement - Space agency and WA reach new heights

8/07/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Investor and start-up training to boost WA innovators and create WA jobs

6/07/2019

Templeman; Kelly

Culture and the Arts; Innovation and ICT

‘Game on’ at VR festival these school holidays

2/07/2019

Kelly

Forestry

Plan sets vision for the WA forestry industry

1/07/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Finalists announced for the 2019 WA Innovator of the Year

1/07/2019

Kelly

Water

Community helps make a colourful splash in Westminster

27/06/2019

Kelly

Water

Kalgoorlie-Boulder to save with Waterwise Towns Program

26/06/2019

Kelly

Water

Cutting-edge technology to improve water quality and help farmers

24/06/2019

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

The search is on for shining lights in school STEM education

21/06/2019

Kelly

Water

Kununurra Diversion Dam retrofitted with a new gantry crane

19/06/2019

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

2019 Premier’s Science Awards finalists announced

15/06/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

ICT innovators take centre stage at WAITTA INCITE Awards

12/06/2019

Kelly

Science

McGowan Government secures $39 million boost for world-class research infrastructure in WA

10/06/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Tender released to design and build $1 million northern artificial reef

7/06/2019

Kelly

Science; Innovation and ICT

Innovative creators heading to London to spruik their businesses

5/06/2019

Kelly

Forestry

Trails hub set to crank-up Nannup tourism

4/06/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Kent

31/05/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Fish restocking program makes Kununurra a sports fishing destination

30/05/2019

Kelly

Water

Kimberley communities to benefit from $74,000 in Water Corporation grants

30/05/2019

Kelly

Science

New scientific report to revolutionise monitoring of Kimberley marine environment

28/05/2019

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

McGowan Government gearing up Western Australians for the jobs of the future

28/05/2019

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Environment

DWER launches first Reconciliation Action Plan

28/05/2019

Kelly

Water

New wetlands a win for Albany’s Oyster Harbour

28/05/2019

MacTiernan; Ellery; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Education and Training; Fisheries; Forestry

Education initiative to raise primary industries profile

28/05/2019

Templeman; Kelly

Culture and the Arts; Innovation and ICT

Consortium to foster interactive experiences

27/05/2019

Kelly

Water

WA leading the way with permanent winter sprinkler switch-off

23/05/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

No agreement to increase domestic lobster supplies for WA

15/05/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Lake Grace

13/05/2019

Kelly

Forestry

Expanded grants program delivers more for community

7/05/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Ravensthorpe

3/05/2019

Kelly

Water

State responds to feedback on cost-recovery for water licensing

1/05/2019

Kelly

Water

Saving water is all in a day’s work for business and industry

1/05/2019

Kelly

Water

Councils applauded for leadership in waterwise thinking

30/04/2019

Kelly

Water

Grants on offer for waterwise Busselton community groups

30/04/2019

Kelly

Water

State Budget extends award-winning water program

17/04/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Enjoy high-quality, sustainable WA seafood this Easter

17/04/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

$7 million to boost growth of the Mid-West aquaculture industry

12/04/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

BEN signs are already playing their part in coastal emergencies

12/04/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

$8 million boost for WA’s scientific shark hazard mitigation strategy

10/04/2019

McGowan; Johnston; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Mines and Petroleum; Science

WA to host Australia's Future Battery Industries CRC

9/04/2019

Johnston; Kelly

Energy; Science

Solar cars competition ignites student interest in science

5/04/2019

Kelly

Science

Expressions of interest to find a new state-of-the-art home for Scitech

4/04/2019

Kelly

Water

Stormwater drain to become clean stream in a scenic Bunbury parkland

3/04/2019

Kelly

Science; Innovation and ICT

Science Industry PhD Fellowships to link researchers with industry

2/04/2019

Kelly

Science

Advice of WA Chief Scientist secured to 2022

1/04/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Abalone safety initiatives are helping to make fishing days safer

1/04/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

NRM funding round now open across WA

1/04/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

$34.7 million investment in public sector digital transformation

29/03/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Surf’s up, be safe and save: 500 more personal shark deterrents available

27/03/2019

Kelly

Regional Development

Local builder wins Esperance sports stadium contract

27/03/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

The search is on for WA's best and brightest innovators

26/03/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

New direction for salinity management

25/03/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

What is WA salmon worth to Western Australia’s economy?

25/03/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Grants of up to $100,000 available to build WA’s innovation capability

22/03/2019

Kelly

Water

Students get creative to spread waterwise message on World Water Day

22/03/2019

Tinley; Kelly

Housing; Water

Remote Aboriginal communities get water service upgrade

18/03/2019

Kelly

Science

Morrison Government betray Western Australians on Mission Control

18/03/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Salmon run signs spark important safety reminders

15/03/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Meeting to progress plan for the Fitzroy

13/03/2019

Kelly

Water

Small changes have big impacts on regional estuaries

11/03/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Science plays a vital role in sustainable seafood

11/03/2019

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation’s fifth Reconciliation Action Plan launched

8/03/2019

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation boosts solar to reduce energy footprint

6/03/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Funding to elevate WA innovators and entrepreneurs

6/03/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Ports

National award for WA marine biosecurity

6/03/2019

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Fisheries

Recfishers spend $2.4 billion a year on great fishing experiences

5/03/2019

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

2019 Premier’s Science Awards open with new award category

28/02/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Science; Agriculture and Food

Grants open to agriculture and aquaculture to seek out innovation

27/02/2019

Kelly

Science

Tech-savvy program to build STEM skills in Western Australians of all ages

22/02/2019

Kelly

Water

Upgrades to secure Dalwallinu’s water supply are complete

21/02/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Scientific non-lethal SMART drumline trial now underway

18/02/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

WA shark alarm technology to be used during SMART drumline trial

18/02/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Seabed receivers to track white shark movements in WA

8/02/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Government and industry agree to significantly increase local lobster supply