Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon David Templeman MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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 Australia 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

30/05/2022

Templeman

International Education

Promoting Western Australia as 'a study destination like no other'

27/05/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Unique exhibits unveiled in Carnarvon

26/05/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

UK actors in Kalgoorlie and Perth for first feature film production since WA border reopened

25/05/2022

Templeman; Saffioti

Heritage; Transport

Main Roads Headquarters added to State Register

23/05/2022

Ellery; Templeman

Education and Training; International Education

Welcoming skilled migrants and international students to study, live and work in WA

20/05/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA feature film ‘How to Please a Woman’ hits cinemas nationally

20/05/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

WA Documentary series Shipwreck Hunters Australia to premiere on Disney+

18/05/2022

Templeman; Buti

Heritage; Aboriginal Affairs

Little Wilgie Ochre Mine included on State Register of Heritage Places

18/05/2022

Templeman; Carey

Heritage; Local Government

Funding for 20 local governments to identify and protect local heritage places

18/05/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

$1.65 million to keep WA’s sport and recreation clubs COVID-safe

17/05/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Albany Sharks club president wins prestigious volunteer award

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