Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Dave Kelly MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

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