Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon David Templeman MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

23/01/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

250,000 visitors to WA Museum Boola Bardip in two months

18/01/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Lotterywest grants presented to arts organisations

15/01/2021

Templeman

Heritage

Collie sheds on track for heritage listing

12/01/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Playing WA grants program brings arts organisations to regional WA

12/01/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Playing WA supports performing arts tours across regional WA

24/12/2020

Templeman; Tinley

Local Government; Fisheries

BEN signs to aid safety at beaches in the State’s north

23/12/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Local firm to develop Perth Cultural Centre masterplan

23/12/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA voices recorded describing personal experiences of COVID-19

21/12/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

In the House expanding WA’s vibrant regional culture and arts programs

17/12/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

2020 Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards call for entries

16/12/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA-first Cultural Infrastructure Framework released

13/12/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

New series to bring more than Good Faith to WA

4/12/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Removal of Perth Cultural Centre LED screen another step towards revitalisation of precinct

4/12/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Almost $1 million awarded in arts grants

2/12/2020

Saffioti; Templeman

Planning; Heritage

Call for expert team to rekindle historic Ascot Kilns

30/11/2020

Templeman

Heritage

Applications open as grant funding returns for State heritage places

27/11/2020

Templeman

Local Government

Liberal party fails to deliver on puppy welfare

27/11/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Grants continue to support local music industry

21/11/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Plan your summer visit to the world class new WA Museum Boola Bardip

21/11/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Festival films take WA Museum Boola Bardip and WA talent to the world

21/11/2020

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

Spectacular new $400 million WA Museum Boola Bardip officially opens

18/11/2020

Templeman; Dawson

Culture and the Arts; Disability Services

New partnership delivers new arts access program

18/11/2020

Templeman

Local Government

Report into Town of Cambridge handed down

18/11/2020

Templeman

Heritage

Landmark Government icon given permanent place in State heritage

12/11/2020

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

Get ready to binge on FRINGE, as tickets go on sale today

10/11/2020

Templeman; Wyatt

Heritage; Aboriginal Affairs

State Heritage Award winners celebrated during NAIDOC Week

9/11/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Museum Boola Bardip public art provides a digital canvas for Aboriginal artworks

5/11/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Funding provides opportunities to Great Southern theatre artists

5/11/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Funding to reignite WA theatre activity

5/11/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA to shine in short films showcasing our unique history

4/11/2020

Templeman

Local Government

Local democracy gets a green light as restrictions eased

2/11/2020

Templeman; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Ancient creation saga first major exhibition for WA Museum Boola Bardip

30/10/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

New program to get the show back on the road

27/10/2020

MacTiernan; Templeman

Regional Development; Heritage

Historic Strawberry Hill upgrades complete

21/10/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

State Library’s Disrupted Festival to explore a Better World

21/10/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

1989 State Cabinet records released from the State archives

21/10/2020

Wyatt; Templeman

Lands; Heritage

Interest sought to activate unique Cossack townsite

13/10/2020

Templeman

Local Government

Report into Shire of Toodyay handed down

9/10/2020

Templeman; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Grant program to support connection to Country

8/10/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Landmark project to map Pilbara’s Aboriginal art movement

30/09/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

State Library delivers one millionth family reading pack

18/09/2020

McGowan; Cook; Templeman

Premier; Health; Local Government; Culture and the Arts

COVID Event Guidelines and Plans to enable for more events in WA

17/09/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Dinosaurs, ancient megafauna and giant marine life unveiled

16/09/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Grant programs to reignite regional arts and cultural activity

16/09/2020

Templeman; Murray

Culture and the Arts; Sport and Recreation

State Library acquires Graham ‘Polly’ Farmer collection

9/09/2020

McGowan; Papalia; Templeman

Premier; Tourism; Culture and the Arts

Wander out Yonder and spring into a Perth staycation

8/09/2020

Saffioti; Templeman

Transport; Culture and the Arts

Collaboration to get in good books with Transperth passengers

7/09/2020

Wyatt; Templeman

Aboriginal Affairs; Culture and the Arts

Aboriginal name for new WA Museum, ballot for tickets opens today

4/09/2020

Templeman

Local Government

Liberals fail to support laws to prevent scams and cruelty to dogs and puppies

3/09/2020

Templeman

Local Government

Local Government elections chance for a fresh start

31/08/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Deadline extended for industry to submit film studio proposals

28/08/2020

Templeman

Local Government

100 years of women in local government celebrated

21/08/2020

Cook; Templeman

Health; Sport and Recreation

Sporting club grants shaping healthier community venues

19/08/2020

Templeman

Local Government

WA local governments join National Redress Scheme

19/08/2020

Templeman

Heritage

Fremantle Prison benefits from $1.6 million in WA Recovery funds

19/08/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

McGowan Government issues casting call for film studio in Perth

17/08/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Western Australian filmmakers to bring our stories to life

13/08/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Creative programmers sought for WA’s spectacular new Museum

12/08/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

2020 AWESOME Festival to delight young and old

11/08/2020

Templeman

Local Government

City of Perth report a wakeup call for local government: Minister

7/08/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Premier’s Book Award winners announced

6/08/2020

Templeman; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Treasurer

Massive $76 million recovery package to support culture and arts in WA

5/08/2020

Templeman

Local Government

Report reveals roadmap to local government reform

3/08/2020

Templeman; Saffioti

Heritage; Planning

$6 million restoration of Ascot kilns secures historic Perth landmark

31/07/2020

Wyatt; Papalia; Templeman

Treasurer; Small Business; Local Government

Rules streamlined to boost COVID-19 economic recovery

31/07/2020

Templeman

Heritage

Historic Fremantle icon gets million-dollar conservation lift

28/07/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Grant programs to support vibrant arts sector

24/07/2020

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts; Heritage

New Western Australian Museum to open on November 21, 2020

20/07/2020

Templeman; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Treasurer; Aboriginal Affairs

Art Gallery rooftop project to feature giant Aboriginal artwork

1/07/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Relief fund to support galleries to bounce back

1/07/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

$1 million program to rekindle regional arts

1/07/2020

Templeman

Local Government

MyCouncil website keeps ratepayers and residents up to date on how their councils manage their money

30/06/2020

Wyatt; Templeman

Finance; Local Government

Land tax exemptions to assist owner-occupied relocatable homes in residential parks and caravan park owners

30/06/2020

Templeman

Heritage

Culture and tourism excel in State heritage awards

30/06/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Western Australia to host nation’s first post COVID-19 live music event

30/06/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards shortlists announced

24/06/2020

Templeman

Local Government

WA Opposition rejects Stop Puppy Farming legislation

23/06/2020

Templeman

Local Government

Funding to give abandoned pets a brighter future

17/06/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

New Museum project provides jobs for local creative industries

16/06/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Continued investment into regional film production

10/06/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

The lights go up at Albany Entertainment Centre

10/06/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

New platform promoting treasures from across WA goes live

5/06/2020

Templeman; Kelly

Heritage; Innovation and ICT

Online resource brings past to the fore

5/06/2020

Templeman

Heritage

Bruce Rock’s ‘living memorial’ and garden heritage listed

3/06/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Exciting new job opportunities at WA’s stunning new museum

1/06/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Sounds of the Kimberley heard around the world

26/05/2020

Templeman

Local Government

Town of Cambridge issued with show cause notice

25/05/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Support for WA artists through $1.5 million COVID support program

23/05/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

His Majesty’s Theatre revitalised

18/05/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

State Library reopens - Welcome home

16/05/2020

Templeman

Heritage

Iconic city landmarks claim their place in the State history pages

13/05/2020

Templeman

Heritage

Landmark Ascot brick kilns receive permanent heritage listing

12/05/2020

Templeman

Local Government

Local Government sector urged to take leadership role

8/05/2020

Templeman

Local Government

McGowan Government exercises new powers to help ratepayers

7/05/2020

Wyatt; Ellery; Templeman

Treasurer; Education and Training; Local Government

$100m short-term lending facility to support local governments and universities through COVID-19

1/05/2020

Templeman

Local Government

City of Perth Inquiry extension granted after COVID-19 impacts

23/04/2020

Templeman; Dawson

Local Government; Disability Services

Big increases in fines for drivers illegally parking in ACROD bays

15/04/2020

Templeman

Local Government

Local Government Act changes to support COVID-19 response

9/04/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Funding to continue support for regional arts community

24/03/2020

Templeman

Local Government

Council meetings to continue electronically during emergencies