Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon David Templeman MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

8/08/2018

Templeman; Papalia

Culture and the Arts; Tourism

Perth Festival announces four major events for 2019

6/08/2018

Papalia; Templeman

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests; Culture and the Arts

WA - the land of languages

2/08/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

A whale of a job! Preparing to display the largest animal on Earth

1/08/2018

Templeman

Local Government

Green light for phase one of local government reform

31/07/2018

Templeman

Heritage

Conservation order protects 1917 shipwreck near Yanchep

30/07/2018

Papalia; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Date announced for 2019 Bledisloe Cup clash at Optus Stadium

25/07/2018

Templeman

Heritage

Heritage delivery for WA’s red pillar post boxes

25/07/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

2018 Disrupted Festival of Ideas to explore technology and humanity

21/07/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Virtual reality encourages big dreams

9/07/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Kylie's glamorous show costumes go on display at Freo

7/07/2018

Wyatt; Templeman

Aboriginal Affairs; Culture and the Arts

NAIDOC Week sings 'Because of Her We Can'

5/07/2018

Templeman; Cook

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Great Southern sets the picture

28/06/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Joint winners of the 2018 Margaret Medcalf Award announced

22/06/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

New strategy for cultural infrastructure

22/06/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Puppet show pulls on heartstrings across Western Australia

22/06/2018

Templeman

Local Government

New data reveals improved local government financial sustainability

13/06/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Is technology making us less human? The State Library’s Disrupted Festival of Ideas debates the big questions

11/06/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Innovations Lab takes community into the future

11/06/2018

Templeman

Heritage

Heritage grants on offer to preserve State’s cultural heritage

6/06/2018

Templeman

Heritage

Guildford Historic Town considered for State Register

4/06/2018

Templeman; Kelly

Culture and the Arts; Science

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

19/05/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Children to get free entry to New Museum

18/05/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

From Another View - A reimagining of John Forrest’s 1874 exploration of WA

10/05/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Revitalisation of His Majesty’s Theatre continues

10/05/2018

Templeman

Heritage

Revolving Fund to revitalise WA’s heritage places

10/05/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Acclaimed artist to take Perth Festival helm

3/05/2018

Templeman

Local Government

Puppy farming ban another step closer

30/04/2018

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

Contemporary Music Fund to support homegrown talent and create jobs

24/04/2018

Templeman

Local Government

State appoints inquirer into City of Perth workings

23/04/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA arts stalwart appointed Australia Council chair

21/04/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

WA holds its Breath for national film release of Tim Winton novel

21/04/2018

Templeman

Heritage

Albany a heritage hotspot with new listings

21/04/2018

Templeman

Local Government

Victoria Cross recipients protected for generations to come

12/04/2018

Templeman

Heritage

Conference explores Western Australia’s sacred heritage

5/04/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Revealed: WA Aboriginal Art Market to draw a crowd

4/04/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

The Lighthouse Girl shines a spotlight on regional Anzac Centenary commemorations

27/03/2018

Templeman

Heritage

State awards honour heritage champions

20/03/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Early literacy program to include vision impaired children

14/03/2018

Templeman

Local Government

Laws to suspend individual councillors introduced to Parliament

8/03/2018

Templeman

Local Government

Commissioners to restore good governance, confidence in City of Perth

6/03/2018

Templeman

Heritage

‘Perfect murder’ crime scene State heritage listed

2/03/2018

Templeman

Local Government

City of Perth council suspended, inquiry panel to determine fate

23/02/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Local Government; Regional Development

Training for elected members builds country local government capacity

19/02/2018

Templeman

Heritage

Heritage champions honoured as finalists in WA Heritage Awards

19/02/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

International exhibition to be welcomed with a day of cultural festivities

16/02/2018

MacTiernan; Templeman

Regional Development; Culture and the Arts

Desert stories unveiled at new exhibition

9/02/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

City songs herald Perth Festival celebration

30/01/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

$220,000 in funding to nurture WA Aboriginal arts and culture

22/01/2018

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

Construction of WA’s world-class museum underway

16/01/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Local Government; Regional Development

Funding to build stronger regional communities

9/01/2018

Templeman

Heritage

Grants to revitalise WA heritage places

9/01/2018

Templeman

Heritage

Exhibition tells the story of convict transportation to Australia

20/12/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

State Library partnership with Minderoo Foundation

20/12/2017

Kelly; Templeman

Fisheries; Local Government

McGowan Government helps regional councils improve beach safety

18/12/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Review comes up with measures to support WA’s writing sector

16/12/2017

Kelly; Templeman

Fisheries; Local Government

Beach Emergency Numbers grant applications open

8/12/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Public libraries to be modernised in overhaul of system

30/11/2017

Templeman

Heritage

A 'Piesse' of Katanning history on the State heritage register

29/11/2017

Templeman

Local Government

Inquiry to address governance issues at City of Melville

14/11/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Limelight Theatre gets funding boost

13/11/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Noongar word for dance to grace State Theatre’s Rehearsal Room 2

13/11/2017

Templeman

Heritage

Demolition by neglect to be ancient history under new Heritage Act

13/11/2017

Templeman

Local Government

Reforms to stop puppy farming underway

10/11/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Screenwest appoints top-rated CEO

10/11/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

40 years of Alternative Frequencies

9/11/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Perth Festival to bring the world's greatest artists to WA

8/11/2017

Templeman

Local Government

Opportunity to shape the future of local government in WA

3/11/2017

Templeman

Heritage

Conservation of Perth streets wins international UNESCO Award

1/11/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Free family day to mark 60th anniversary of Subiaco Arts Centre

31/10/2017

Templeman; Murray

Culture and the Arts; Sport and Recreation

Arts and sports industries are the fastest growing jobs sector in WA

25/10/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Western Australia's arts 'champions' honoured

17/10/2017

Templeman

Local Government

Local government elections get an A for effort but fall short on diversity

17/10/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

High Tide 17 will transform port city and support local jobs

13/10/2017

Cook; Templeman

Mental Health; Culture and the Arts

Comedy to bring hundreds of people to CBD for Mental Health Week

12/10/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Heath Ledger exhibition a tribute to local boy turned global star

11/10/2017

Templeman

Heritage

Revolving fund revitalises disused heritage places

9/10/2017

Templeman

Heritage

Search for new WA heritage champions begin

9/10/2017

Templeman

Local Government

Country local government grants boost job opportunities

29/09/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Photo and video archive to document life of ‘Mr Kimberley’

20/09/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

World-class Pompeii exhibition opens in Fremantle

19/09/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Giant dinosaurs descend on Perth in bigger and better exhibition

18/09/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Collie Art Gallery launches Australia’s richest regional art prize

17/09/2017

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

McGowan Government secures future for Goldfields Arts Centre

13/09/2017

Templeman

Heritage

Assistance available to conserve heritage properties

9/09/2017

Wyatt; Templeman

Treasurer; Culture and the Arts

Investing in cultural industries to support job creation

6/09/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

International accolade for WA early literacy program

6/09/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Princely Italian artworks to bring tourists, jobs to CBD

28/08/2017

Templeman

Local Government

New auditing laws raise local government accountability standards

25/08/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Dinosaur 'keepers' sought for new Perth exhibition

23/08/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Early literacy a priority for McGowan Government

22/08/2017

McGowan; Templeman; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Culture and the Arts; Planning

Cultural industries consortium to focus on job creation

16/08/2017

Templeman

Heritage

Rare convict Ticket of Leave donated

3/08/2017

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Heritage

European and Aboriginal heritage recognised in rare freshwater lake

2/08/2017

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Local Government

Partnership agreement to benefit local communities

29/07/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

2017 Disrupted - Festival of Ideas opens today at State Library

26/07/2017

Templeman

Local Government

Tremendous opportunity awaits East Kimberley with council election

20/07/2017

Templeman

Heritage

New members appointed to the Heritage Council of WA

19/07/2017

Templeman

Local Government

Have your say and vote in local government elections

19/07/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Perth Cultural Centre wired for savings

18/07/2017

Templeman

Heritage

Fremantle's West End to be permanently heritage listed