Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Dave Kelly MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

4/02/2019

Kelly

Forestry

Community Support Program increased to share more benefits of forestry

1/02/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Local games industry talent win grants to showcase on international stage

31/01/2019

McGowan; Johnston; Kelly

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

McGowan Government launches Future Battery Industry Strategy

30/01/2019

Kelly

Water

Delivering certainty for Wanneroo growers

30/01/2019

Kelly

Forestry

Grant to help farmers increase WA pine resource

27/01/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Non-lethal SMART drumline trial to start next month

24/01/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

New Science Industry PhD Fellowships Program connecting industry with researchers

18/01/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Review finds better Local Lobster Program needed for WA

16/01/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Minister extends consultation for plans to grow WA lobster industry

14/01/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

New fishing mecca off Esperance in place to attract anglers

21/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Minister assures WAFIC on WA’s fisheries management plans

21/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Celebrating 20 years of Recfishwest SunSmart fishing clinics

21/12/2018

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation first WA-based organisation to launch Financial Inclusion Action Plan

20/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Strong support for Western Australia’s new international lobster festival

19/12/2018

Kelly

Water

Busselton Water welcomes new board appointments

19/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

New fishing product to reduce plastic in our ocean

18/12/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

Expanded artificial reef project to restore Albany's Oyster Harbour

17/12/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Regional New Industries Fund driving innovation in Albany

11/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Enhanced tourism opportunities with Greens Pool now closed to fishing

11/12/2018

Kelly; Dawson

Fisheries; Environment

New lifejacket trial to commence at Salmon Holes on January 1

8/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Beach safety boost with more BEN signs in place for summer

8/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

South-West beaches get new shark receivers in time for summer

8/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Boost for WA jobs and local lobster supply from WA’s most iconic fishery

7/12/2018

Kelly

Water

Three new aquatic centres dive into waterwise program

5/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Ocean Reef chosen as location for new metro artificial reef

3/12/2018

Kelly

Water

Irrigation cabinet in John Macmillan Park transformed with Splash of Colour

3/12/2018

McGowan; Papalia; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Defence Issues; Science

World-first Airbus Zephyr site officially launched in WA

3/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Enjoy the new abalone season, but keep safe when you fish

28/11/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

New Government Chief Information Officer to lead digital reform

27/11/2018

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Government appoints expert as Fitzroy River stakeholder convenor

27/11/2018

Kelly; McGurk

Water; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Support for domestic violence program to reduce financial stress

27/11/2018

Kelly

Water

New regional communities announced for Waterwise program

27/11/2018

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

Two public schools crowned WA’s leading STEM educators

24/11/2018

Papalia; Kelly

Tourism; Fisheries

Thousands hooked on Rotto’s newest summer event

22/11/2018

Kelly

Water

New Chief Executive Officer for Water Corporation

19/11/2018

Kelly

Water

Splash of Colour arts program to brighten up Mundaring

19/11/2018

Kelly

Water

Financial assistance lowers interest charged on overdue water accounts

15/11/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Substantial boost for WA's fish health capabilities

14/11/2018

Kelly

Science

$1 million grant to create living museum at Perth Observatory

13/11/2018

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation assets in Noranda and Morley to be splashed with colour

10/11/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

This summer bring your Sea Sense to the beach and stay safe

10/11/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Plans to grow WA lobster industry to create jobs and boost local lobster supply

8/11/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Online home building tool scoops top honours at Innovator of the Year awards

5/11/2018

Kelly

Water

Waterwise verges help save water in response to climate change

2/11/2018

Kelly

Water

Margaret River Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrades to cater for growth

1/11/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

WA games industry powers up with a new International Access Pass

30/10/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

A win-win resolution for long-running Derby fishing conflict

30/10/2018

Kelly

Water

New hub spreads the message about groundwater replenishment

27/10/2018

Kelly

Water

Winning water innovations help State secure supplies for all

26/10/2018

Kelly

Water

Waterwise Schools celebrated during National Water Week

25/10/2018

Kelly

Water

Saving money and water with an irrigation controller rebate

24/10/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

More iconic WA rock lobsters on the menu for locals

23/10/2018

Ellery; Kelly

Education and Training; Science

More primary schools to receive dedicated science labs

23/10/2018

Kelly

Water

Innovation Hub to nurture new research ideas in recycled wastewater

22/10/2018

Kelly

Water

Five billion reasons for us all to reduce our water use this spring

21/10/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Framework set for WA’s scientific non-lethal SMART drumline trial

12/10/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Joint media statement - Myalup-Wellington water project boost for South West

12/10/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Fisheries

Green light for jobs with Huon Aquaculture to set up WA operations

11/10/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Peel-Harvey election commitment to improve recreational fishing underway

20/09/2018

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

2018 Governor’s School STEM Awards finalists announced

18/09/2018

Kelly; Tinley

Water; Housing

Busselton pensioners save big by tapping into new water rebate scheme

13/09/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Community to have their say on SMART drumline trial

12/09/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

2018 Premier’s Science Fellowship Program to attract world-class tech researchers

11/09/2018

Kelly; Logan

Water; Emergency Services

Emergency water upgrades dampen remote bushfire risks

7/09/2018

Kelly

Science

Scitech continuing to inspire as it celebrates its 30th birthday

5/09/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Innovation and ICT

Digital Infrastructure Atlas maps the way to telecommunications investment

4/09/2018

Kelly

Water

State Government’s biggest water tank comes online in Ellenbrook

3/09/2018

Papalia; Kelly

Racing and Gaming; Science

Preserving the integrity of racing in WA

31/08/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Fisheries

State-funded lifesaving helicopter lifts off to enhance ocean safety

29/08/2018

Kelly

Water

Increasing the capacity of Bremer Bay's water supply

27/08/2018

Kelly

Water

Water assets in Town of Port Hedland splashed with colour

27/08/2018

Kelly

Water

$6.5m project to secure Norseman’s water supplies starting soon

23/08/2018

Kelly

Water

State moves to secure water future with reform of century-old laws

22/08/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

WA could have Australia’s best fish and chips wrapped up

17/08/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

First of more than 1,000 lifesaving signs installed at WA beaches

16/08/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

Premier’s Science Awards celebrate leading WA scientists

15/08/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Recfishers can now cast a line at Exmouth’s new artificial reef

14/08/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

WA to conduct scientific trial of SMART drumlines

13/08/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

New Data Science Innovation Hub to create and support WA jobs

2/08/2018

Kelly

Water

Subiaco Wastewater Treatment Plant capacity increased after upgrade

31/07/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

The countdown is on to crown WA’s 2018 Innovator of the Year

30/07/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Innovation and ICT; Agriculture and Food

AgHack generates digital solutions to agricultural issues

30/07/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Public consultation to begin on new $1m artificial reef for Perth’s north

26/07/2018

Kelly

Water

Bunbury, Busselton and Margaret River receive Splash of Colour

26/07/2018

Kelly

Water

Water themed artwork makes a splash across Albany

25/07/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Local innovators a step closer to success

25/07/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

First Regional New Industries Fund grant for Mid-West hub

24/07/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Science; Fisheries; Regional Development

Six new aquaculture and agriculture entrepreneurs win scholarships

23/07/2018

McGowan; Ellery; Kelly

Premier; Education and Training; Science

First primary school science lab transformation completed

19/07/2018

Kelly

Science

WA is the perfect launching pad for the Australian Space Agency

16/07/2018

Kelly

Water

State Government grant scheme continues to benefit the Kimberley

16/07/2018

Kelly

Water

$10.8 million investment in Geraldton water supply scheme

16/07/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

WA’s brightest scientists recognised as finalists

6/07/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Innovation grants awarded for exciting job creating projects

4/07/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Game on! McGowan Government launches games industry growth pilot program

3/07/2018

Kelly

Water

Water supply upgrades deliver benefits to Capel

3/07/2018

Kelly; Cook

Innovation and ICT; Science; Health

New life sciences hub to support WA medical technology and pharmaceutical jobs