Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon David Templeman MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

15/05/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

State Budget delivering major $35 million revitalisation of the Perth Cultural Centre

13/05/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Disrupted Festival of Ideas at the State Library

13/05/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

VenuesWest seeking staff to work at world-class sport and entertainment events

13/05/2022

Cook; Templeman

State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Rugby World Cup coming to Australia in 2027 and 2029

12/05/2022

Templeman

International Education

Major package to drive growth of international education sector

11/05/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

US feature film coming to WA for post-production

9/05/2022

Templeman

Heritage

State Budget boosts preservation plans for Fremantle Prison

6/05/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Premier’s Book Awards shortlists announced

5/05/2022

Templeman; Whitby

Sport and Recreation; Environment

New website puts WA’s world-class trails on the map

4/05/2022

Templeman; Punch

Sport and Recreation; Disability Services

Optus Stadium’s accessible rooftop experiences a first in Australia

30/04/2022

Templeman; Dawson

Sport and Recreation; Emergency Services

Northampton celebrates road to recovery with Festival of Footy

28/04/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Tickets on sale for historic Wallabies v England Perth test match

28/04/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Albany audiences take their seats for expanded CinefestOZ

28/04/2022

McGowan; Cook; Templeman

Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Premier League superstars kicking goals for Perth in International Festival of Football blockbuster event

14/04/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government commits additional $5 million to support East Fremantle Oval redevelopment

8/04/2022

Templeman

Heritage

More than $1.33 million to preserve and promote our past

5/04/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Wallabies set to take on England in spectacular Perth Test Match

2/04/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Western Derby to honour WA cricketer Rod Marsh

26/03/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Spectacular exhibition redefining video games coming to Perth

22/03/2022

Templeman

Heritage

Gold medal win for Fremantle Prison at Australian Tourism Awards

22/03/2022

Templeman

Heritage

Arthur Head conservation works add more cultural appeal for Fremantle visitors

20/03/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Optus Stadium to broadcast Shane Warne’s memorial service

17/03/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Seven home-grown productions hit the road to tour regional WA

17/03/2022

Saffioti; Templeman

Transport; Planning; Ports; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Iconic WACA Ground light towers to be upgraded and beaming colour

15/03/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Regional galleries welcome upgrades to support touring visual arts

15/03/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Your local public library needs you

15/03/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Getting the show back on the road for rescheduled events

14/03/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

New funding program to build capacity of State Sporting Associations

14/03/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Public libraries get ServiceWA boost

10/03/2022

Saffioti; Templeman

Transport; Planning; Ports; Culture and the Arts

Joint media statement - Architect named for Perth Concert Hall redevelopment

10/03/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Landmark exhibition of Aboriginal Art from the Pilbara opens at The Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA)

9/03/2022

Templeman; Carey; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Sport and Recreation; Housing; Racing and Gaming; Aboriginal Affairs; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Lanie Chopping appointed Director General of the Department Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

9/03/2022

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Sport and Recreation

State Memorial Service offered for Rod Marsh

8/03/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

State Government shines light on outdoor recreation

7/03/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Prestigious WA arts and culture award calls for public nominations

4/03/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

WA regions score with grants to grow sport

2/03/2022

McGowan; Cook; Templeman

Premier; Tourism; International Education

Tourism giveaway to welcome Perth arrivals as borders ease

1/03/2022

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Main works contract awarded for State football centre project

25/02/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

WA’s top sports stars shine under Optus Stadium lights

25/02/2022

Templeman; Kelly

Sport and Recreation; Youth

Work begins on $5.9 million youth hub for Ellenbrook kids

24/02/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

$15 million redevelopment commences on Leschenault Leisure Centre

23/02/2022

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

Watch WA screen industry grow thanks to $7.7m Screenwest grant

23/02/2022

Templeman

International Education

One stop shop launched for international students

21/02/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Grants light up the sporting night

17/02/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Shipwrecks in LEGO® bricks on tour in regional WA

17/02/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

$700,000 to improve social inclusion and access to arts and culture in regional communities

16/02/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Agriculture and Food

Four regional shires funded to develop or implement creative and cultural plans

16/02/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Literacy boost for Western Australia

16/02/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Eight regional festivals to bring together communities across the State

15/02/2022

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; International Education

New pathway into WA for already-enrolled international students

15/02/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Arts program renews and strengthens local community connection

11/02/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Funding supports community by helping sport

9/02/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Respected leader appointed as new State Librarian

9/02/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Circus performers, visual artists, actors and filmmakers to shine thanks to McGowan Government grants program

9/02/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

McGowan Government’s Contemporary Music Fund instrumental in artist success

8/02/2022

Saffioti; Templeman; Carey; Buti

Planning; Heritage; Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Anthony Kannis appointed Director General of the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage

2/02/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Funding ensures more sport and recreation opportunities for Newman youth

1/02/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Elite-level football matches scheduled for Northampton

31/01/2022

Templeman

Heritage

Rare convict bridge recognised in State Heritage Register

31/01/2022

Templeman

Heritage

Heritage listing for significant Aboriginal accommodation hostel in Mount Lawley

21/01/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Perth’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup fixtures announced

19/01/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

New facility to spring WA’s divers onto the world stage

19/01/2022

Punch; Templeman

Small Business; Culture and the Arts

Applications now open for small business assistance

14/01/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Perth’s Optus Stadium crowned Australia’s best

13/01/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Ningaloo takes centre stage in Tim Winton documentary series

30/12/2021

McGowan; Punch; Templeman

Premier; Small Business; Culture and the Arts

Financial support for small businesses impacted by restrictions

22/12/2021

Templeman

Heritage

Fremantle local joins Heritage Council as newest member

17/12/2021

Templeman; Dawson

Tourism; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal artwork unveiled at newly renovated visitor centre

15/12/2021

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Tourism

International visitors to say ciao with direct flights from Italy

10/12/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Museum Boola Bardip launches a sizzling holiday season... and a massive 2022!

9/12/2021

Templeman

Tourism

Joint media statement - Rottnest unveils a stunning new jewel in its crown

9/12/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

2021 Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards open for entries

8/12/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Three-year funding secured for festival shore to please

6/12/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Landmark exhibition of Aboriginal art from the Pilbara to open

6/12/2021

Templeman

Tourism

Peel hospitality operators set to benefit from jobs course

2/12/2021

McGowan; Buti; Templeman

Premier; Sport and Recreation; Tourism

Perth to host five FIFA Women's World Cup games in 2023

1/12/2021

Templeman

Tourism

Jobs course heads south to boost local hospitality workforce

26/11/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Federal Labor perfect fit for WA arts sector

21/11/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Global call for new $2 million artwork installation

21/11/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Museum Boola Bardip celebrates first birthday and 700,000 visitors

19/11/2021

Templeman

Heritage

State awards honour WA heritage champions

16/11/2021

Templeman

Tourism

New Chairperson appointed to Rottnest Island Authority Board

15/11/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts; Heritage

Commemorating 80 years since Australia’s worst naval disaster

15/11/2021

Templeman

Tourism

Give the gift of travel and unwrap a WA adventure this Christmas

14/11/2021

Templeman

Minister for Tourism

Tourism operators celebrated at Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards

10/11/2021

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

It’s show time: bigger and better FRINGE returns to WA

10/11/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA’s largest free carols celebration receives Lotterywest support

9/11/2021

Templeman; Dawson

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

New Aboriginal literacy initiative launched

8/11/2021

Templeman

Heritage

Conservation continues as Fremantle Prison commemorates closure

5/11/2021

Templeman; Kelly

Heritage; Water

Lake Grace dam recognised for its historical and scientific values

4/11/2021

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

New Art Gallery of WA rooftop venue set to open with stunning views

30/10/2021

Templeman

Tourism

Raft of affordable regional airfares set to take flight

28/10/2021

Templeman; Buti

Heritage; Lands

Roebourne Gaoler’s Quarters history conserved under new funding

28/10/2021

Templeman

Tourism

Industry roundtables to shape the State’s tourism future

28/10/2021

Whitby; Templeman

Racing and Gaming; Tourism

Giddy-up! Broadcast trifecta for WA’s biggest horse racing festival

26/10/2021

Templeman

Heritage

Joint media statement - $2 million now available to restore heritage places damaged by severe Tropical Cyclone Seroja

20/10/2021

Templeman

Heritage

Heritage Awards finalists compete for coveted industry recognition

15/10/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

AGWA’s new View to celebrate Western Australian art

13/10/2021

Templeman

Tourism

Kimberley to feature in Australian fashion campaign

12/10/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

WA television industry boost - third instalment of Mystery Road