Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Dave Kelly MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

5/08/2020

Kelly

Water

Green light for $33 million boost to Broome’s water infrastructure

5/08/2020

Kelly; Tinley

Water; Housing

Aboriginal communities to receive $38.9 million water service upgrades

4/08/2020

Kelly

Youth

COVID-19 recovery grant to support vulnerable WA youth

4/08/2020

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

2020 Premier’s Science Awards finalists announced

2/08/2020

Kelly

Youth

WA youth to benefit from COVID-19 Recovery Plan projects

28/07/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Western Australians invited to have their say on digital inclusion

27/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Plants aplenty as Waterwise Greening Scheme reaches new heights

22/07/2020

McGurk; Tinley; Kelly

Community Services; Housing; Youth

1,900 public sector workers breathe new life into Freo

22/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Work complete on $1.6 million upgrade to Carnarvon water tanks

22/07/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Record funding to support WA innovators

17/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Native plants showcased at Bassendean’s first community waterwise demonstration garden

8/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Household water leaks targeted under new rebate initiative

7/07/2020

Kelly

Water

State Government provides $180,000 to Kimberley community projects

6/07/2020

Kelly

Science

Scitech to reopen today

2/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Local governments leading the way towards a Waterwise WA

1/07/2020

Cook; Kelly

Health; Youth

Building healthier communities in the Gascoyne and Murchison regions

1/07/2020

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Future Drought Fund a lost opportunity for WA

1/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Water charges relief for regional businesses affected by COVID-19

22/06/2020

Kelly

Science

Joint media statement - WA space projects to drive industry growth

22/06/2020

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Expressions of Interest for GroundSwell program now open

22/06/2020

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

Seeking State’s top STEM schools to vie for Governor’s Awards

16/06/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Esperance - Cascade area

11/06/2020

Kelly

Forestry

Increased fire response capacity key focus for grant program

11/06/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

$800,000 from New Industries Fund to support COVID-19 affected innovation sector

10/06/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Jerramungup - Gairdner area

10/06/2020

Cook; Wyatt; Kelly

Health; Treasurer; Science

$5m for Western Australia to lead ground-breaking COVID-19 research

8/06/2020

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

McGowan Government launches campaign to enable students to be ready for future jobs, with STEM skills

5/06/2020

Templeman; Kelly

Heritage; Innovation and ICT

Online resource brings past to the fore

4/06/2020

Kelly

Water

$19 million upgrade to Margaret River wastewater facility complete

4/06/2020

Kelly

Water

Healthy outcomes for Great Southern estuaries with $7 million funding boost

4/06/2020

Kelly

Water

Pipeline to secure Denmark’s drinking water supply delivers local jobs

29/05/2020

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Launchpad ready to boost Pilbara businesses

29/05/2020

Kelly

Water

A decade of water saving celebrated as annual Winter Sprinkler Switch-off returns for 2020

28/05/2020

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation moves to greener fleet with electric vehicles

27/05/2020

Kelly

Water

Wastewater charge relief for Water Corporation business customers to help boost COVID-19 economic recovery

26/05/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Regional Development

Green light for world-leading renewable hydrogen from wastewater project

22/05/2020

Kelly

Water

Local artist helps make a colourful splash in Mount Hawthorn

20/05/2020

Johnston; Kelly

Mines and Petroleum; Innovation and ICT

$3.8 million resources export hubs to help WA recover from COVID

12/05/2020

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation supports Kimberley through new COVID-19 Community Relief Fund

28/04/2020

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Funding round opens for NRM projects across WA

20/04/2020

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Consultation paused on Fitzroy River commitments

17/03/2020

Kelly

Youth

Young people to benefit from more than $35,000 in grants

16/03/2020

Kelly

Water

Grant scheme funding open to Kimberley community groups

12/03/2020

Kelly

Science

Joint media statement - Next-gen energy technology projects get green light

11/03/2020

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

Applications open for prestigious Premier’s Science Awards 2020

7/03/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Esperance - Salmon Gums

6/03/2020

Logan; Kelly; Ellery

Emergency Services; Youth; Education and Training

State’s top emergency services cadets and their mentors honoured

5/03/2020

Kelly

Youth

Youth Week WA KickstART Festival 2020 program unveiled

27/02/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Regional and women entrepreneurs and investors get boost from latest X-TEND WA grants

26/02/2020

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation commits $30 million to solar energy

24/02/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Up to $20,000 available for WA businesses to innovate and grow to create WA jobs

21/02/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the shires of Dumbleyung and Kent

19/02/2020

Kelly

Water

Unrestricted pumping declared as Gascoyne flows into Carnarvon

17/02/2020

Kelly

Science; Innovation and ICT

McGowan Government rockets State into new generation space race to create 1,500 WA jobs

14/02/2020

Kelly

Water

Bassendean Community Men’s Shed to become home to a waterwise demonstration garden

13/02/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Unprecedented seventh water deficiency declared in WA

11/02/2020

Cook; Kelly

Health; Innovation and ICT

Plans to turn WA life sciences industry into world leader to create local jobs

10/02/2020

Kelly

Forestry

Popular Community Support Program increased as new round opens

5/02/2020

Kelly

Youth

New Ambassadors to shine light on the contributions of young people in WA

5/02/2020

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government supports regional communities as lack of rain impacts dams and water supply schemes

30/01/2020

Kelly

Youth

Lotterywest grant to help disadvantaged students get to school

29/01/2020

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government on track to secure drinking water supply through new pipeline in Denmark

23/01/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Seven local games and interactive studios awarded International Access Pass to grow local industry

22/01/2020

Kelly

Forestry

Grants open to help farmers grow WA’s pine resource

19/12/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the shires of Jerramungup and Esperance

18/12/2019

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government invests in three new projects to boost rural water supplies

16/12/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

SharkSmart app hits 10,000 downloads

12/12/2019

Kelly

Water

$6 million investment in Northam, Wagin and Gnowangerup’s wastewater network

11/12/2019

Kelly; Logan

Water; Emergency Services

Don’t risk your life - be aware you may not have a water supply during a bushfire

10/12/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

WA’s niche Sea Cucumber Fishery recognised for environmental sustainability

9/12/2019

Kelly; Johnston; McGurk

Water; Energy; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Better protection for utility customers experiencing FDV

8/12/2019

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Fisheries

Stocking and habitat projects to boost WA’s unique marron fishery

5/12/2019

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Disability Services

Water Corporation’s fourth Disability Access and Inclusion Plan launched

4/12/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food; Water

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Lake Grace

3/12/2019

Kelly

Forestry

Local timber industry gets a boost as leading miller joins WA

2/12/2019

Kelly

Water

Water themed artwork makes a colourful splash in Millbridge

29/11/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Local lobsters for Western Australians available again for Christmas

29/11/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

A summer of South-West blue swimmer crabbing set for good start

28/11/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

McGowan Government to build a new artificial reef off Carnarvon

27/11/2019

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

Governor’s School STEM Awards won by country and city schools

26/11/2019

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Water

More privatised water services coming back into public hands

22/11/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

New reefs taking shape in Oyster Harbour

20/11/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

International recognition for WA’s sustainable octopus fishery

14/11/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Personal shark deterrent subsidy scheme reaches 4,000 milestone

13/11/2019

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation Board appointments

13/11/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Awards recognise volunteers’ commitment to Fishability

7/11/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Sport fishing bonanza more than a passing FAD

7/11/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

WA’s top innovator can help make global mining industry cleaner

6/11/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

Research project set to put new tropical rock oysters on the menu

6/11/2019

MacTiernan; Logan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Community Stewardship Grants to boost local conservation initiatives

1/11/2019

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Grants driving new industries in the Great Southern

30/10/2019

Kelly

Science

CEO announced for ChemCentre

29/10/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Fishers to benefit from barra breeding boom

27/10/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

New SharkSmart WA app to help Switch on your Sea Sense

26/10/2019

Kelly

Water

Top water industry performers recognised

25/10/2019

Kelly

Water

Talented young writers put pen to paper to help ‘change the world’

24/10/2019

Kelly

Water

Secondary school students find waterwise solutions part of inaugural Think Tank event

24/10/2019

Kelly

Water

Plan unveiled to make Perth a leading waterwise city by 2030

23/10/2019

Kelly

Science

Help forensic scientists crack cases at ChemCentre Open Day

22/10/2019

Kelly

Water

Spring into action this National Water Week and save water