Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Francis Logan MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

8/04/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for flooded WA communities

2/04/2020

McGowan; Logan; Roberts

Premier; Emergency Services; Police

New emergency management powers to combat COVID-19

31/03/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

State’s longest-serving female superintendent retires after 32 years

29/03/2020

McGowan; Roberts; Logan

Premier; Police; Emergency Services

Police squad to enforce COVID-19 restrictions

27/03/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following ex-Tropical Cyclone Esther

20/03/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following severe WA storms

6/03/2020

Logan; Kelly; Ellery

Emergency Services; Youth; Education and Training

State’s top emergency services cadets and their mentors honoured

6/03/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

Construction to begin on new fire station for Cockburn

3/03/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

Council heralds new approach to bushfire management in WA

18/02/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Proposed mandatory infectious diseases testing of prisoners who assault officers

18/02/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance after Tropical Cyclone Damien

16/02/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Penalties for prison visitors to be increased by up to sixfold

15/02/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

New $240,000 vessel for Marine Rescue Bunbury officially launched

10/02/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

New modern $8m fire station for Kensington

10/02/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Professional Standards Division delivers in first year of operation

3/02/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following tropical cyclone Blake

31/01/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

Sophisticated aerial intelligence plane joins WA firefighting efforts

30/01/2020

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Emergency Services

Construction starts on Australian-first $18m Bushfire Centre of Excellence

29/01/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

$5.5 million assistance for local governments to mitigate bushfire risks

26/01/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

NAIDOC Male Elder of the Year among WA Corrective Services staff honoured

26/01/2020

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

Emergency services personnel recognised in Australia Day Honours

20/01/2020

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

Firefighting aerial giant touches down in Perth

17/01/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Changing lives for the better - celebrating WA’s corrective services

16/01/2020

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Emergency Services

Large air tanker on the way to boost WA’s fire response

16/01/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

$1.57 million fire station opens with State’s first ‘fire-wise’ garden

3/01/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

Hundreds of WA firefighters lend helping hand with east coast fires

23/12/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Melaleuca female prison to be returned to public hands

23/12/2019

Logan; Cook

Emergency Services; Environment

Records broken with official bushfire season only just underway

19/12/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Criminal charges expected following State-wide prison operation

12/12/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Pride of Port Hedland’s $189,000 restoration proves its worth

11/12/2019

Kelly; Logan

Water; Emergency Services

Don’t risk your life - be aware you may not have a water supply during a bushfire

7/12/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Busselton Marine Rescue’s new $589,000 ‘fleet’ officially launched

5/12/2019

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Emergency Services

New package to expand Collie’s emergency services vehicle industry

5/12/2019

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Emergency Services

$125 million investment in new WA-built firefighting appliances

3/12/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Celebrating 25 years of top dogs

2/12/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Marine rescue legend honoured with naming of new $266,000 boat

1/12/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

West Australians failing to recognise bushfire risk

29/11/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

$1.4 million for local governments to reduce bushfire risks

24/11/2019

Roberts; Logan

Police; Emergency Services

Strike Force Vulcan sets sights on arsonists

22/11/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

User-friendly online hub designed for and by volunteers

22/11/2019

Johnston; Logan

Mines and Petroleum; Emergency Services

Mining Emergency Response Competition kicks off today

15/11/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Record number of graduating female officers join firefighting ranks

14/11/2019

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

WA firefighters providing much-needed relief for NSW and QLD

9/11/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Volunteer Emergency Services leaders meet to prepare for busy summer

6/11/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

New $500,000 multi-purpose fire appliance for Roleystone

6/11/2019

MacTiernan; Logan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Community Stewardship Grants to boost local conservation initiatives

5/11/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

New 12,000-litre water carrier for Mundijong Bush Fire Brigade

3/11/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

‘Get Behind the Frontline’ to help our emergency services

1/11/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Employers celebrated for their support of WA’s emergency services

18/10/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

New Bunbury prison unit addresses overcrowded prisons legacy

15/10/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Take action now to prepare for bushfire season

11/10/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Radio equipment to improve safety at Albany coastal danger spots

29/09/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Record investment in bushfire facility for West Gidgegannup

25/09/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Contractor to receive $103,840 financial penalty for custody escape

12/09/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

WA bushfire volunteers join the frontline at Queensland fires

8/09/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Sea rescue of father and young sons among honours at awards

7/09/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Emergency services volunteers sit down with Minister to talk issues

5/09/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Lifesaving equipment fitted to nearly 1000 firefighting vehicles

20/08/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Waroona bushfire responders recognised with Meritorious Service Awards

14/08/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

WA’s first female drug treatment prison: one year open and one year drug-free

8/08/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Legacy of prison assault under-reporting being addressed

2/08/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Historic Roebourne courthouse now home to Community Corrections

1/08/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Communities that ‘survived and thrived’ in the face of disaster recognised

31/07/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

New virtual reality experience highlights home fire risks

30/07/2019

Saffioti; Logan

Planning; Emergency Services

New action plan to fix bushfire inconsistencies

27/07/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

New $1.9 million state-of-the-art headquarters for Geraldton-Greenough SES

25/07/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Staffing numbers continue to climb for Corrective Services

15/07/2019

Wyatt; Logan

Lands; Transport

Action to be taken to improve the old Roebourne-Wittenoom Road

10/07/2019

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Manchester United paints Perth red ahead of Australian matches

10/07/2019

Logan

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government breaks ground on Toodyay Sports Precinct

9/07/2019

Logan

Sport and Recreation

Funding boost to support community sport in the regions

8/07/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Corrective services officer named NAIDOC Male Elder of the Year

26/06/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

$6.4 million mitigation support reduces nearly 940 bushfire risks

26/06/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - $2.85 million to boost disaster resilience in Western Australia

7/06/2019

Logan

Emergency Services; Corrective Services

Banksia Hill detainees learning how to give back to their communities

22/05/2019

Logan; Quigley

Corrective Services; Attorney General

McGowan Labor Government aims to strengthen offender monitoring

21/05/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Wear orange this WOW Day to say ‘Thank you SES!’

16/05/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

State’s high-fire-season fleet maintenance based in regional WA

9/05/2019

Logan; Wyatt

Corrective Services; Treasurer; Aboriginal Affairs

New funding to improve Kimberley youth justice outcomes

9/05/2019

Roberts; McGurk; Logan

Police; Road Safety; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Corrective Services; Emergency Services

McGowan Government State Budget prioritises community safety

9/05/2019

Logan; Wyatt

Corrective Services; Treasurer

Planning to begin on new prison for Broome

8/05/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

WA's longest-serving inspector of custodial services retires

4/05/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

A day of reflection for Western Australia’s firefighters

2/05/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

$12.3 million fortification of Greenough Regional Prison

1/05/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

New Inspector of Custodial Services announced

12/04/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following Tropical Cyclone Veronica

7/04/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Another 344 new beds to ease WA’s overcrowded prison estate

5/04/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Sea rescue heroes now eligible for national award

28/03/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Collie receives $85,000 bushfire funding boost

28/03/2019

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Emergency Services

Collie to be home to multipurpose bushfire management facility

1/03/2019

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Emergency Services

Australian-first Bushfire Centre of Excellence to be based in regional WA

15/02/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - WA jets into the future with new emergency mapping capability

11/02/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Work begins on $96.3 million 512 prison bed expansion

21/12/2018

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

Western Australia’s aerial fleet capacity significantly enhanced

19/12/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

Inaugural Bushfire Mitigation Forum outcomes now available

2/12/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

New bushfire awareness campaign to address fire reality

30/11/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

Fighting fires all in the family for recruits

29/11/2018

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

Specialist WA incident officers deployed to Queensland fires

28/11/2018

Logan

Corrective Services

Report finds localised issues factors in Greenough riot and escape

18/11/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

Time is running out to prepare to survive this bushfire season