Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Dave Kelly MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

22/06/2018

Kelly

Water

A Balcatta urban drain to be transformed into vibrant living stream

22/06/2018

Kelly

Water

Labor’s innovative thinking saves Perth from a water crisis

20/06/2018

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation CEO to hand over the reins after a decade in the role

19/06/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

McGowan Government acts to improve public sector cybersecurity

16/06/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Western Australian ICT stars shine at WAITTA INCITE Awards

11/06/2018

Kelly

Science; Innovation and ICT

New report shows WA should be home to the Australian Space Agency

8/06/2018

McGowan; Kelly; Cook

Premier; Science; Health

Premier’s Fellows in phenomics to advance precision medicine

7/06/2018

Dawson; Kelly

Environment; Fisheries

Technology breakthrough for whale disentanglements

6/06/2018

Kelly

Forestry

Community Support Program grant recipients announced

4/06/2018

Templeman; Kelly

Culture and the Arts; Science

‘Nugget’ flies high over Goldfields to foster STEM learning in regions

1/06/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

First production milestone at new Albany Shellfish Hatchery

31/05/2018

Kelly

Water

Five billion reasons to turn your sprinklers off for winter

30/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Western Australian recfishers can now catch lobsters all year-round

29/05/2018

Logan; Kelly

Environment; Science; Innovation and ICT

New online portal improves biodiversity data sharing

25/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Hot off the shelves - new surfer specific personal shark deterrent subsidy now available

23/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

New surf device added to McGowan Government's world-first personal shark deterrent subsidy program

22/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries; Innovation and ICT

Research finds surfer shark deterrent significantly reduces the risk of attack

21/05/2018

Kelly

Water

West Kimberley groups invited to apply for innovative grants scheme

21/05/2018

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation ‘grey cabinets’ in Albany to be splashed with colour

21/05/2018

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation ‘grey cabinets’ in the South-West to be splashed with colour

20/05/2018

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

McGowan Government driving WA's future jobs, future skills

16/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Gascoyne community works together to rebuild pink snapper stocks

16/05/2018

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Steps taken to fix salinity issues

16/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Fishing licence fees help create an Exmouth integrated artificial reef

15/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

New artificial reef coming to Perth’s northern suburbs

10/05/2018

Kelly

Water

Changes to streamline water licence and permit assessments

10/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Recfishing fees increase to benefit sustainable and safe fishing

9/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Statement from Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly

6/05/2018

Kelly

Water

New water efficiency price model halves the fixed charge increase

2/05/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

The search is on for WA’s next Innovator of the Year

2/05/2018

McGowan; Kelly; McGurk

Premier; Water; Community Services

New programs introduced to help people with financial difficulties

1/05/2018

Kelly

Water

Industry recognised for saving billions of litres of water

1/05/2018

Kelly

Water

Waterwise Councils take the lead on water sustainability

30/04/2018

Kelly

Water

Morley drainage area transformed into a recreational park for the community

30/04/2018

Kelly

Water

East Midlands water investigation digs in to address water needs and climate change

30/04/2018

Kelly

Water

Beijing water company buys into Mundaring Water Treatment Plant

29/04/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

McGowan Government extends daily Surf Life Saving WA chopper patrols

26/04/2018

Kelly

Water

Newman community benefits from water supply scheme upgrades

11/04/2018

Kelly; Dawson

Forestry; Environment

$2.5m allocated to protect Carnaby’s cockatoo habitat

10/04/2018

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation ‘grey cabinets’ to be splashed with colour

5/04/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Joint media statement - Cooperative Research Centre to strengthen cybersecurity

4/04/2018

Ellery; Kelly

Education and Training; Science

Industry collaboration to help train Western Australians for future jobs

4/04/2018

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Boost for Western Australia’s blue economy with $2.6 million allocated to marine science

3/04/2018

Kelly

Forestry

New grant to help farmers contribute to a sustainable WA forestry future

28/03/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

This Easter have fun fishing from some of the world’s best beaches

26/03/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

Awards program seeks WA science success stories

25/03/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

More local lobsters for the Easter and April holidays

22/03/2018

Kelly

Water

A living stream project to turn functional into fantastic

22/03/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

National cyber group sets up shop at McGowan Government’s Joondalup Innovation Hub

17/03/2018

Kelly

Fisheries; Innovation and ICT

An eye in the sky adds value to Mandurah crabbing survey

15/03/2018

Kelly

Water

Top 10 suburbs breaching sprinkler roster across Perth in 2017

13/03/2018

Kelly

Fisheries; Innovation and ICT

Recreational fishers show strong stewardship in fishing snapshot

12/03/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Let’s celebrate Sustainable Seafood Week in WA

9/03/2018

Dawson; MacTiernan; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Consultation begins on visionary plan for Fitzroy River

9/03/2018

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Environment

Popular Kent Street Weir reopens to public after $4.8m revamp

7/03/2018

Kelly

Water

Water supply infrastructure rebates get farmers ready for 2018

7/03/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Innovation fund to drive regional jobs

7/03/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Liberals put Western Australian beachgoers’ lives at risk

1/03/2018

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation welcomes its first furry and four-legged employee

28/02/2018

Kelly

Forestry

Forest Products Commission launches new community support program

28/02/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

New focus: Innovation Vouchers Program to support the creation of WA jobs

27/02/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Science; Regional Development

Opportunity for innovators in agriculture and aquaculture

20/02/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Regional Development

Chaos in National Party poses threat to important WA regional water projects

20/02/2018

Kelly

Fisheries; Innovation and ICT

WA first: ‘Catch, click and release’ technology to be used in Perth’s biggest family fishing event

16/02/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

More white sharks tagged in Esperance operation

13/02/2018

Kelly

Water

Important upgrades to secure Dalwallinu’s water supply

11/02/2018

Kelly; McGurk

Science; Women's Interests

All-women emergency response team helping keep WA safe

9/02/2018

Kelly; McGurk

Water; Community Services

Water cut off rate declines under McGowan Labor Government

9/02/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

CSIRO report finds white shark numbers have not increased in WA

7/02/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Aerial survey expands Transform Peel water work

5/02/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

WA.gov.au bringing services to Western Australians when and where they want

2/02/2018

Kelly

Water

University science program helps State combat climate change

1/02/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Discovery of illegal shark fishing evidence sparks an investigation

25/01/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Sharing recreational bag limits on boats - it just makes sense

18/01/2018

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government supports the homeless with first hybrid shower and laundry van

17/01/2018

Kelly

Water

River flow provides unrestricted pumping opportunity for Gascoyne irrigators

16/01/2018

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Environment

One-stop shop launched to streamline water and environmental assessments

11/01/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Liberals now support McGowan Government's shark mitigation strategy

25/12/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Fisheries

Iconic western rock lobster brings Christmas joy to those in need

20/12/2017

Kelly

Water

Yakamia Creek restoration ramps up Albany estuary initiatives

20/12/2017

Kelly; Templeman

Fisheries; Local Government

McGowan Government helps regional councils improve beach safety

19/12/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Fisheries

New Albany hatchery to expand aquaculture and create WA jobs

16/12/2017

Kelly; Templeman

Fisheries; Local Government

Beach Emergency Numbers grant applications open

13/12/2017

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Innovation and ICT

Australian-first audit highlights regional telecommunications gaps

13/12/2017

Kelly

Water

Ashfield Primary School celebrates a decade as a Waterwise school

13/12/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Liberal senators endorse McGowan Government's world-first shark deterrent subsidy

8/12/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Western rock lobster industry worth half a billion dollars to WA economy each year

7/12/2017

Kelly

Science

Real-life 'CSI' for Lynwood SHS students

7/12/2017

Kelly

Water

Bunbury Wastewater Treatment Plant capacity increased after upgrade

5/12/2017

Kelly

Water

Science backs Vasse seawater inflow to reduce algal blooms

5/12/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Keep safe as you enjoy the West Coast Zone abalone season

4/12/2017

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Grants drive landcare and environmental work across WA

4/12/2017

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Grants to help protect natural resources across Perth

4/12/2017

Kelly

Water

Monitoring network reveals another year of climate change impacts on rivers

3/12/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Local lobster on the menu this Christmas and New Year

30/11/2017

Logan; Kelly

Emergency Services; Science

Agency partnership boosts State's emergency response capacity

29/11/2017

Saffioti; Kelly

Transport; Innovation and ICT

Perth one of three cities in the world to trial new driverless cars

29/11/2017

Saffioti; Kelly

Lands; Innovation and ICT

Western Australian innovators receive SPURonWA grants for location-based projects

29/11/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Western Australia’s Fishability charity gets funding boost

28/11/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Innovation and ICT

New Industries Fund to support innovation and create WA jobs