Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Dave Kelly MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

27/08/2020

Kelly

Water

Specialist technology roles brought in-house at Water Corporation

20/08/2020

Papalia; Kelly

Defence Issues; Science

Joint media statement - Research grants to strengthen WA’s defence industry

17/08/2020

Kelly

Forestry

Rebuilding the Western Australian softwood plantation estate

15/08/2020

Kelly

Science

Western Australians encouraged to deep dive into National Science Week

14/08/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Innovator business support and mentoring program extended

5/08/2020

Kelly

Water

Green light for $33 million boost to Broome’s water infrastructure

5/08/2020

Kelly; Tinley

Water; Housing

Aboriginal communities to receive $38.9 million water service upgrades

4/08/2020

Kelly

Youth

COVID-19 recovery grant to support vulnerable WA youth

4/08/2020

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

2020 Premier’s Science Awards finalists announced

2/08/2020

Kelly

Youth

WA youth to benefit from COVID-19 Recovery Plan projects

28/07/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Western Australians invited to have their say on digital inclusion

27/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Plants aplenty as Waterwise Greening Scheme reaches new heights

22/07/2020

McGurk; Tinley; Kelly

Community Services; Housing; Youth

1,900 public sector workers breathe new life into Freo

22/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Work complete on $1.6 million upgrade to Carnarvon water tanks

22/07/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Record funding to support WA innovators

17/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Native plants showcased at Bassendean’s first community waterwise demonstration garden

8/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Household water leaks targeted under new rebate initiative

7/07/2020

Kelly

Water

State Government provides $180,000 to Kimberley community projects

6/07/2020

Kelly

Science

Scitech to reopen today

2/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Local governments leading the way towards a Waterwise WA

1/07/2020

Cook; Kelly

Health; Youth

Building healthier communities in the Gascoyne and Murchison regions

1/07/2020

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Future Drought Fund a lost opportunity for WA

1/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Water charges relief for regional businesses affected by COVID-19

22/06/2020

Kelly

Science

Joint media statement - WA space projects to drive industry growth

22/06/2020

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Expressions of Interest for GroundSwell program now open

22/06/2020

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

Seeking State’s top STEM schools to vie for Governor’s Awards

16/06/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Esperance - Cascade area

11/06/2020

Kelly

Forestry

Increased fire response capacity key focus for grant program

11/06/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

$800,000 from New Industries Fund to support COVID-19 affected innovation sector

10/06/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Jerramungup - Gairdner area

10/06/2020

Cook; Wyatt; Kelly

Health; Treasurer; Science

$5m for Western Australia to lead ground-breaking COVID-19 research

8/06/2020

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

McGowan Government launches campaign to enable students to be ready for future jobs, with STEM skills

5/06/2020

Templeman; Kelly

Heritage; Innovation and ICT

Online resource brings past to the fore

4/06/2020

Kelly

Water

$19 million upgrade to Margaret River wastewater facility complete

4/06/2020

Kelly

Water

Healthy outcomes for Great Southern estuaries with $7 million funding boost

4/06/2020

Kelly

Water

Pipeline to secure Denmark’s drinking water supply delivers local jobs

29/05/2020

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Launchpad ready to boost Pilbara businesses

29/05/2020

Kelly

Water

A decade of water saving celebrated as annual Winter Sprinkler Switch-off returns for 2020

28/05/2020

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation moves to greener fleet with electric vehicles

27/05/2020

Kelly

Water

Wastewater charge relief for Water Corporation business customers to help boost COVID-19 economic recovery

26/05/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Regional Development

Green light for world-leading renewable hydrogen from wastewater project

22/05/2020

Kelly

Water

Local artist helps make a colourful splash in Mount Hawthorn

20/05/2020

Johnston; Kelly

Mines and Petroleum; Innovation and ICT

$3.8 million resources export hubs to help WA recover from COVID