Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon David Templeman MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

5/12/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

Boost of almost $740,000 for regional performing arts venues

5/12/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Living languages: funding supports Aboriginal youth wellbeing

2/12/2022

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Sport and Recreation

WA bid success! Perth to remain Australia’s Home of Hockey

2/12/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Funding program connects artists and school students

1/12/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Lead consultant appointed for Perth Cultural Centre rejuvenation

30/11/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Premier’s Book Awards unveils new category - Book of the Year

30/11/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Cricket test set for local and international flavours

30/11/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Specialist wicketkeeper program honours cricket great Rod Marsh

29/11/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Regional talent gets funding for sporting dreams

27/11/2022

McGowan; Cook; Templeman

Premier; Tourism; Culture and the Arts

Western Australia’s new AC/DC-inspired celebration for 2023

25/11/2022

Templeman

Heritage

Awards celebrate 30 years of heritage champions

25/11/2022

McGurk; Templeman

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Sport and Recreation

Sports stars call full-time on violence against women

25/11/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Everyone’s story is important at The State Library

24/11/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Community sport lights up thanks to facility upgrade funding

24/11/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Return of Dutch shipwreck artefacts to Western Australian Museum

23/11/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

The Aussies open for competitors in spectacular event for WA

22/11/2022

Templeman; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Ceremony prepares safe pathway for future State-wide Aboriginal Cultural Centre

20/11/2022

Whitby; Templeman

Environment; Heritage

New WA heritage trail celebrates tiny town's history

18/11/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

New and innovative research using State Archives recognised

18/11/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Ocean adventure Blueback premieres under the stars

15/11/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

RAC Arena celebrates 10 years of creating memorable experiences

15/11/2022

Templeman

International Education

International students to study at TAFE and boost regional workforce

15/11/2022

Templeman; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

New funding program to support Aboriginal arts and culture sector

14/11/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Popular STATE OF PLAY season set to open in January

14/11/2022

Templeman

Heritage

Heritage Awards mark 30th anniversary with strong field of finalists

10/11/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

National Rugby League Double-Header for Perth next year

9/11/2022

McGowan; Templeman; Saffioti

Premier; Culture and the Arts; Planning

Film and TV studio a step closer for Malaga METRONET station precinct

8/11/2022

McGowan; Cook; Templeman

Premier; Tourism; Culture and the Arts

Australian-first Giants of Mandurah come to life in Peel region

4/11/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

$600,000 to help more Western Australians experience the benefits of being outdoors

3/11/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Multi-million dollar investment to support grassroots sports

2/11/2022

Templeman

International Education

Students recognised in WA as part of the Indonesian International Student Mobility Awards

31/10/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Meeting of Cultural Ministers to support creative and cultural sector

30/10/2022

Templeman; Cook

Sport and Recreation; Tourism

Government to support third party bidder for WA-based NRL team

28/10/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

WA to host first global mixed tennis event

27/10/2022

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Sport and Recreation

$135 million plan to keep Perth the Home of Hockey

25/10/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

First international team officials arrive in Perth after FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 draw

21/10/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Breaking all boundaries: Award honours mountain biking pioneer

21/10/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

WA trails to better connect with country, community, and culture

21/10/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Culture and the Arts

Björk’s star power to light up Perth Festival in Australian exclusive

18/10/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Family literacy program extended to Yawuru language

18/10/2022

Cook; Sanderson; Templeman

Tourism; Health; Sport and Recreation

Six months to go to 2023 World Transplant Games in Perth

18/10/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

New $3.2 million water playground makes a splash in Kununurra

18/10/2022

Templeman; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Grant program supports connection to country, community, culture

12/10/2022

Templeman

Heritage

Heritage recognition for popular western suburbs beach precinct

11/10/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Regional Olympics tour to inspire WA’s future sports stars

11/10/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Sixteen diverse new arts projects share more than $745,000

11/10/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

UFC returns to Perth in major boost for local businesses

10/10/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

India joins world’s best teams in Perth for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup

7/10/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Historic submarine to be refurbished

6/10/2022

Templeman

Heritage

Compelling stories of WA’s past to guide heritage work

30/09/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Contemporary Music Fund boosts capacity of WA sector

29/09/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

October the Perth-ect time to get outdoors!

28/09/2022

Templeman; Carey

Heritage; Local Government

$120,000 funding available for local governments to identify and protect local heritage sites

20/09/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Six performances hit the road for regional WA

20/09/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

More active opportunities for at-risk remote Kimberley youth

14/09/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Funding boost for creative learning in schools

14/09/2022

Templeman

International Education

$16.8 million boost to encourage students to study in WA

13/09/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

$410,000 Dorrien Gardens facelift for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

8/09/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Western Australian Institute of Sport Board members announced

8/09/2022

McGowan; Templeman; McGurk

Premier; Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

Boost for AFLW and community footy

7/09/2022

Templeman

Heritage

Hard hats meet heritage as works set to begin at Ascot Kilns

7/09/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Reflections Season Two - Film makers chosen

1/09/2022

Templeman

Heritage

Consultation opens for New Norcia’s monastic heritage precinct

26/08/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA rolls out red carpet for film and TV projects with $20m fund

26/08/2022

Templeman

International Education

$2.5 million boost for international education providers

24/08/2022

Whitby; Templeman

Environment; Sport and Recreation

Adventures abound with new Collie mountain bike trails

22/08/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Western Australia’s $10.3 billion benefit from community sport

15/08/2022

Templeman

Heritage

Submissions sought on Sun City Precinct heritage proposal

15/08/2022

McGowan; Templeman; Buti

Premier; Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Joint media statement - Site selected for Western Australia’s new Aboriginal Cultural Centre

13/08/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Museum Boola Bardip achieves major milestone

8/08/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA’s games and interactive industry heads to Gamescom

1/08/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

Funding boost helps Broome athletes reach their full potential

1/08/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Funding delivers out-of-school programs for at-risk Kimberley youth

1/08/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

State Government raises curtain on $69,000 Theatre Kimberley grant

1/08/2022

Templeman

Heritage

Applications open for grants to protect our State heritage sites

31/07/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

AFL partnership shines light on Kimberley footy talent

26/07/2022

Templeman; Kelly

Heritage; Water

Submissions sought for 22 historic sites on Goldfields pipeline

22/07/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

International cricket just the ticket this summer

11/07/2022

Cook; Templeman

State Development, Jobs and Trade; International Education

WA’s largest ever business delegation ready for India mission

26/06/2022

McGurk; Templeman

Child Protection; Sport and Recreation

Ready Check GO Working with Children Check campaign helping to keep kids safe

22/06/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Apology to gymnasts as child safeguarding unit established

22/06/2022

Templeman; Punch

Sport and Recreation; Small Business

State of Origin menu showcases local WA produce

21/06/2022

Templeman; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Noongar version of Better Beginnings Baby Ways book launched

20/06/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

VenuesWest welcomes new Chair and new board member

19/06/2022

Saffioti; Templeman

Planning; Sport and Recreation

Work underway on new Sandover Medal Walk at Subiaco Oval

17/06/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards winners announced

16/06/2022

Templeman

International Education

Major international education conference to be hosted in Perth

15/06/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Stage is set - new Arts and Culture Trust Board announced

15/06/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

$750,000 to bring WA writer/director’s film Birthright to big screen

15/06/2022

Templeman; Cook

Culture and the Arts; Tourism

Step right in, WAnderland is waiting

14/06/2022

Saffioti; Templeman

Planning; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Stand down: WACA makes way for all-abilities playground

13/06/2022

Templeman; Kelly

Culture and the Arts; Water

New species of freshwater sponge discovered in Wyndham

12/06/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

State funding lights up local bowlo

10/06/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

22 reasons for Western Australians to get active outdoors

9/06/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Reflections is back for season two

9/06/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Thousands of visitors coming to WA for 2023 Australian Youth Water Polo Championships and star-studded international tests

7/06/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Detective Jay Swan to return to our screens with Mystery Road: Origin premiering on ABC TV

2/06/2022

McGowan; Cook; Templeman

Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Perth to host 2022 Suncorp Super Netball League Grand Final

1/06/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Giro d’Italia cyclist Jai Hindley to receive WA welcome

31/05/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Culture and the Arts

Australian-first sculpture trail to boost Peel region