Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Dave Kelly MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

28/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Water Deficiency Declarations revoked in six shires

27/05/2021

Kelly; MacTiernan; Sanderson; Dawson

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

Fitzroy River water discussion paper comment period extended

21/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Students unite to champion WA’s sustainable water future

20/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Resilience and adaptability the key to Harbour health, says new report

19/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Urban Canopy Grant Program delivers thousands of trees across Perth

14/05/2021

Kelly

Water

New irrigation training program to help local councils be waterwise

12/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Aqwest announces Board Director re-appointments

12/05/2021

Kelly

Water

WA housing developers celebrated for achieving sustainable, waterwise living

12/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Saving water all in a day’s work for WA’s top waterwise businesses and buildings

12/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Local governments recognised for commitment to saving water

10/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Autumn rainfall encourages early sprinkler switch-off across Perth and Peel

6/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Australia’s first leak detection dog celebrates birthday lunch at Parliament House

21/04/2021

Kelly

Water

Drone technology gives bird’s eye view of Peel-Harvey Estuary seagrass

19/04/2021

Kelly; Ellery; Dawson

Water; Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs

Water industry career in the pipeline for indigenous scholarship recipients

19/04/2021

Johnston; Kelly

Energy; Water

Financial relief for cyclone affected Western Australians

16/04/2021

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation board appointment

10/04/2021

Kelly

Youth

2021 WA Youth Awards highlight the best, brightest and the most dedicated

1/04/2021

Kelly

Forestry

Forest Products Commission Community Support Program returns for another year

31/03/2021

Kelly

Youth

2021 WA Youth Awards finalists announced

26/03/2021

Kelly

Youth

State-wide grant recipients for 2021 Youth Week WA announced

3/02/2021

Kelly

Science

McGowan Government invests in sustainable housing research

3/02/2021

Kelly

Youth

Lotterywest grant to support WA’s youth sector

3/02/2021

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government announces funding to help WA farmers deal with impacts of climate change

2/02/2021

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Funding round for community natural resource management now open

2/02/2021

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government brings more roles in-house at Water Corporation

30/01/2021

Kelly; Cook

Innovation and ICT; Health

WA Government invests $150,000 to manufacture rapid virus testing technology locally

29/01/2021

Kelly

Water

Greater water security for Karratha with $15.5 million investment

29/01/2021

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Curtin’s Binar Space Program takes off with McGowan Government investment

27/01/2021

Kelly

Science

Funding boost for Gingin’s Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory

27/01/2021

Kelly

Water

$750,000 tree canopy grant program to help combat urban heat

25/01/2021

Kelly; Dawson

Forestry; Environment

Government increases support for Aboriginal involvement in sandalwood industry

25/01/2021

Kelly

Water

Beautiful birdlife mural unwraps $2.5m dam recreational upgrades program

22/01/2021

Kelly

Water

Two new initiatives delivered as part of Waterwise Perth Action Plan

22/01/2021

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Breast cancer imaging start-up receives $150,000 boost

21/01/2021

Kelly; Dawson

Innovation and ICT; Environment

WA Government invests $1 million in initiatives to divert 1,000 tonnes of e-waste from landfill

20/01/2021

Kelly

Youth

McGowan Government focuses support for WA’s young people

15/01/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Great Southern innovation project moves ahead

13/01/2021

Kelly

Youth

2021 Youth Awards to highlight WA’s most outstanding youth

11/01/2021

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Youth

Young people winning thanks to Ellenbrook Youth Centre

24/12/2020

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation Board appointments

22/12/2020

Kelly

Science

Boost for State’s top scientists to help solve crime and deliver justice

18/12/2020

Kelly

Water

$12 million pipeline to further secure future water supply to South-West communities

17/12/2020

Kelly

Water

Free waterwise showerhead offer now available to metropolitan households

16/12/2020

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Water

McGowan Government delivers on election commitment to protect the Peel-Harvey Estuary

11/12/2020

Kelly

Science

Roundtable event highlights the McGowan Government’s investment in job creating research

10/12/2020

Kelly; Logan

Water; Emergency Services

West Aussies warned not to rely on scheme water supply during a bushfire

10/12/2020

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government funds new projects under the Community Water Supply Programs grant

9/12/2020

Kelly; McGurk

Water; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Better protection and support for water service customers affected by family violence

3/12/2020

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Disability Services

Water Corporation initiatives to boost employment of people with disability

3/12/2020

Kelly

Water

New water infrastructure to support housing growth in Perth’s south

2/12/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

McGowan Government invests $160,000 to spark WA start-ups

1/12/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Premier; Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Grants boost community effort to care for State’s natural assets

30/11/2020

McGowan; Kelly; Dawson

Premier; Innovation and ICT; Environment

New strategy to power electric vehicles in Western Australia

26/11/2020

Kelly

Youth

Nominations now open for Ministerial Youth Advisory Council

26/11/2020

Kelly

Water

$24 million Murchison water quality program reaches first milestone

24/11/2020

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

First school inducted into Hall of Fame at Governor’s School STEM Awards

19/11/2020

Kelly

Water

Draft Derby Groundwater Allocation Plan released for comment

13/11/2020

Kelly

Water

Aboriginal artists make a splash in Guildford for NAIDOC Week

13/11/2020

Kelly

Water

$25.6 million drain upgrade to improve flood mitigation in Busselton

9/11/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Report finds 3,000 data science jobs to be created in WA in next decade

6/11/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Fitzroy River water discussion paper released for comment

2/11/2020

Kelly; Dawson; MacTiernan

Forestry; Environment; Regional Development

WA Sandalwood Taskforce Report released for public comment

28/10/2020

Kelly; Ellery

Water; Education and Training

$1.5 million investment in water efficiency flows into WA public schools

27/10/2020

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Environment

Native revegetation to protect groundwater and create new home for endangered Carnaby’s cockatoo

24/10/2020

Kelly

Water

Water Awards recognise the top water industry performers for 2020

23/10/2020

Kelly

Science

Minister hails Pawsey supercomputer advance

22/10/2020

Kelly

Water

Jackson Harvey makes a splash in Fremantle during National Water Week

21/10/2020

Kelly; Dawson

Innovation and ICT; Environment

New research and development grants to help reduce e-waste

21/10/2020

Kelly; Cook

Water; Health

$1.2 million support package to benefit Western Australians with incontinence

20/10/2020

Kelly

Water

Major investment in Western Australia’s regional water infrastructure

19/10/2020

Kelly

Water

New awareness campaign to inspire waterwise action at start of National Water Week

14/10/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

State Government partners for new Indigenous Angel investor and entrepreneur program

13/10/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency revoked in the Shire of Jerramungup-Gairdner Area

2/10/2020

Kelly

Youth

Youth Week WA Grants Program now open for applications

30/09/2020

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

WA’s leading scientists recognised in Premier’s Science Awards

29/09/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Western Australia’s first whole-of-government Cyber Security Operations Centre launched

25/09/2020

Kelly

Youth

McGowan Government to fund new LGBTIQA+ advocacy body

25/09/2020

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

2020 Governor’s School STEM Awards finalists announced

24/09/2020

Kelly

Water

New Water Corporation Board Chair appointed

21/09/2020

Kelly

Water

More support to the Goldfields to help residents save money on their water bills

21/09/2020

Kelly

Water

Water-saving support extended to more Pilbara and Kimberley communities

21/09/2020

Kelly

Water

Exmouth residents to receive water-saving support

21/09/2020

Kelly

Water

Water-saving support provided to South-West communities

21/09/2020

Kelly

Water

Water-saving support extended to 19 communities between Walpole to Esperance

18/09/2020

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

GroundSwell projects announced at Regional Innovation Summit

16/09/2020

Kelly

Water

Near record low rainfall to end of winter prompts Perth waterwise reminder

14/09/2020

Kelly

Water

New public viewing area part of $17 million investment at Ord River Diversion Dam

11/09/2020

Kelly

Science

$3.4 million boost for State’s biodiversity institute

2/09/2020

Kelly

Water

New $15 million water treatment plant opens in Bunbury

2/09/2020

Kelly

Water

$11.9 million investment in new water recycling scheme for Bunbury

28/08/2020

Kelly

Water

Waterwise Aquatic Centre Program makes a splash with new recognition scheme

28/08/2020

Kelly

Youth

Recovery funding to increase access for WA youth

27/08/2020

Kelly

Water

WA businesses celebrated for commitment to the waterwise message