Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Dave Kelly MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

21/10/2019

Kelly

Water

$52 million project to help secure Perth's water supply now underway

17/10/2019

Kelly

Water

Kondinin, Hyden and Karlgarin benefit from $15.2 million water supply upgrade

16/10/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

A licence-free day will help first time fishers

5/10/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Red tape reduction for recfishing rules will boost WA tourism

4/10/2019

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Fisheries

Diving deeper into exports with new abalone processing facility

3/10/2019

Kelly

Water

More than $285,000 in grants to boost rural emergency water supplies

2/10/2019

Kelly

Water

New WA-developed technology trial to protect our waterways

2/10/2019

Kelly; Papalia

Fisheries; Minister for Tourism

A boost for rock lobster tourism through charter boat changes

1/10/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

More investor and start-up training on the way to help grow the economy

27/09/2019

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

Governor’s School STEM Awards finalists revealed

25/09/2019

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Environment

Work to restore and revegetate Bennett Brook Catchment underway

23/09/2019

Kelly

Water

Busselton's BYO Bottle program to reduce plastics at community events

23/09/2019

Kelly

Water

New wastewater main to support growth in Ellenbrook

23/09/2019

Kelly

Water

Dongara and Port Denison announced for Waterwise program

23/09/2019

Kelly

Water

New Goldfields regional communities announced for Waterwise program

23/09/2019

Kelly

Water

New North-West regional communities announced for Waterwise program

23/09/2019

Kelly

Water

New regional communities in the South-West announced for Waterwise program

23/09/2019

Kelly

Water

New regional communities in the Great Southern announced for Waterwise program

22/09/2019

Kelly

Water

Information on South-West rivers now just a click away

16/09/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

1,000 more scientifically proven personal shark deterrent devices now available

10/09/2019

Kelly

Water

Science made community-friendly for Vasse-Wonnerup wetlands

9/09/2019

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government moves to secure Denmark’s water supplies

4/09/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

International Access Pass reboots for a second round of grants

1/09/2019

Kelly

Water

Rebate offered for Perth residents to install a weather smart irrigation controller

31/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Increased recreational fishing opportunities for the South-West

30/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Helicopter patrols begin in spring for Perth and South-West beaches

26/08/2019

Dawson; Kelly

Environment; Fisheries

Reel It In fishing line bin project continues to grow

26/08/2019

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government delivers project to improve Leeman water supply

24/08/2019

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Water

Return of privatised services to public hands benefits customers and saves taxpayers money

23/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Freshwater fishing licence-free weekend a special treat for Father’s Day

21/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

New measures to protect blue swimmer crabs in Perth and the South-West

21/08/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Innovation Consortium a hub for ideas to create WA jobs

20/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Citizen science to help provide valuable insights into artificial reefs

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