Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Joe Francis MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

20/01/2017

Francis

Veterans

Grants deliver support to ex-service community

20/01/2017

Barnett; Francis

Premier; Child Protection

New funding opens 25 beds for inner city homeless

2/01/2017

Francis

Fisheries

Rock lobster crooks high and dry if caught

22/12/2016

Francis; Jacob

Emergency Services; Environment

Air fleet assembled for 2016-17 bushfire season

18/12/2016

Francis

Corrective Services

Capacity boost as new women's prison opens

18/12/2016

Day; Francis

Health; Emergency Services

New helipad an investment in the future of RPH

16/12/2016

Francis

Fisheries

Fishers reel in benefits from licence fees

16/12/2016

Francis; Marmion

Fisheries; Innovation

Shark detection trial to start soon at City Beach

15/12/2016

Francis

Fisheries

Greater local access to much-loved WA seafood

14/12/2016

Francis; Redman

Emergency Services; Regional Development

New South-West rescue helicopter base open

9/12/2016

Francis

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - $12.5 million to enhance disaster resilience in Western Australia

1/12/2016

L'Estrange; Francis

Finance; Fisheries

90-day project targets aquaculture

29/11/2016

Harvey; Francis

Deputy Premier; Police; Emergency Services

Fire bugs put on notice ahead of summer

26/11/2016

Francis; Marmion

Fisheries; Innovation

Trial of new shark detection technology

9/11/2016

Barnett; Francis

Premier; Veterans

Deal signed for ANZAC House redevelopment

8/11/2016

Francis; Jacob

Emergency Services; Environment

Water bombers deployed for Esperance harvest

4/11/2016

Francis

Fisheries

Tight rein on abalone fishers this Sunday

31/10/2016

Francis

Fisheries

Size up your catch of blue swimmer crabs

28/10/2016

Francis

Corrective Services

New contract delivers more taxpayer savings

23/10/2016

Francis

Emergency Services

New emergency site ahead of bushfire season

19/10/2016

Francis

Fisheries

Western Australia's gold standard in fisheries

14/10/2016

Francis

Fisheries

New home storage option for lobster fishers

13/10/2016

Francis; L'Estrange

Fisheries; Finance

Reducing red tape to help grow WA aquaculture

9/10/2016

Francis

Fisheries

Lift-off for shark surveillance drone trial

7/10/2016

Francis; Redman

Emergency Services; Regional Development

New technology rollout to better protect firefighters

30/09/2016

Barnett; Francis

Premier; Fisheries

Check SharkSmart before entering water

29/09/2016

Barnett; Francis; Redman

Premier; Emergency Services; Regional Development; Lands

State Government to establish Rural Fire Service

22/09/2016

Francis

Fisheries

Go fishing, licence-free, on October 16, 2016

3/09/2016

Barnett; Francis

Premier; Tourism; Fisheries

Dining out on relaxed seafood catch rules

1/09/2016

Francis

Fisheries

Spring heralds new freshwater fishing season

31/08/2016

Francis

Corrective Services

Preferred respondent for court security and custodial services contract

29/08/2016

Francis

Fisheries

Versatile new patrol vessel for Mid-West

28/08/2016

Francis

Emergency Services

Lead role in canine disaster response training

26/08/2016

Marmion; Francis

Finance; Fisheries

Aquaculture project highlighting opportunities

18/08/2016

Francis

Veterans

Long Tan’s sacrifice and heroism honoured

29/07/2016

Francis

Emergency Services

Upgraded Geraldton Marine Rescue Base opens

28/07/2016

Francis

Corrective Services

New Goldfields prison replaces outdated facility

27/07/2016

Redman; Francis

Regional Development; Fisheries

Aquaculture forum outlines growth strategy

21/07/2016

Francis

Fisheries

Seal of approval for WA’s deep sea crab fishers

15/07/2016

Redman; Francis

Regional Development; Fisheries

Aquaculture opportunities for WA’s south coast

14/07/2016

Harvey; Francis

Deputy Premier; Training and Workforce Development; Fisheries

Aquaculture training and research examined

29/06/2016

Francis

Corrective Services

Symbolic name for new women’s prison

24/06/2016

Barnett; Francis

Premier; Fisheries

Helping people with disability to enjoy fishing

24/06/2016

Francis

Fisheries

‘Eco-tick’ for Mandurah’s crab fishery

18/06/2016

Barnett; Francis

Premier; Veterans

Honouring a century of distinguished service

17/06/2016

Francis

Emergency Services

New home for Mandurah SES volunteers

17/06/2016

Francis

Veterans

New faces on Veterans Advisory Council

10/05/2016

Francis

Emergency Services

Colourful tribute to our SES volunteers

9/05/2016

Nahan; Francis

Treasurer; Fisheries

Our State Budget 2016-17: Supporting and protecting our community - Funding commitment to address shark hazard

5/05/2016

Nahan; Francis

Treasurer; Fisheries

Our State Budget 2016-17: Securing our economic future - Hatchery funding to spawn aquaculture growth

5/05/2016

Francis

Emergency Services

New base for Great Southern SES volunteers

1/05/2016

Francis

Emergency Services

Paying tribute to our fallen firefighters

22/04/2016

Francis

Emergency Services

Enhanced emergency response for Mid-West

20/04/2016

Francis; Nalder

Veterans; Transport

Rest stop project honours gallant servicemen

12/04/2016

Francis

Fisheries

New lure for fishers off Mandurah

7/04/2016

Francis

Fisheries

New insight into white shark behaviour

10/03/2016

Francis; Redman

Emergency Services; Regional Development

Easing costs for emergency services volunteers

1/03/2016

Francis

Veterans

Lotterywest grant to help honour our ANZACs

25/02/2016

Francis

Small Business

New advisory service means business

24/02/2016

Francis

Corrective Services

Big savings in new Acacia Prison contract

18/02/2016

Harvey; Francis

Deputy Premier; Police; Corrective Services

More support for Aboriginal people in custody

12/02/2016

Francis

Veterans

Centenary milestone for unique ANZAC Cottage

27/01/2016

Barnett; Francis; Davies

Premier; Emergency Services; Regional Development

New South-West rescue chopper set for take-off

20/01/2016

Barnett; Francis; Redman

Premier; Emergency Services; Regional Development

Respected country fire expert to lead review

23/12/2015

Francis

Emergency Services

Funding to help build bushfire resilience

21/12/2015

Francis; Jacob

Emergency Services; Environment

Firefighting aerial fleet arrives

8/12/2015

Francis; Harvey

Emergency Services; Road Safety

New life-saving road crash rescue equipment

7/12/2015

Francis; Redman

Emergency Services; Regional Development

Volunteer fuel card scheme now open

6/12/2015

Francis; Day; Mischin

Emergency Services; Planning; Commerce

Bushfire building reform aims to save lives

26/11/2015

Harvey; Francis

Police; Emergency Services

Fire bugs warned of police blitz

21/11/2015

Francis

Small Business

Waroona business takes regional top gong

17/11/2015

Francis

Emergency Services

Wearing orange to thank our SES volunteers

11/11/2015

Barnett; Francis

Premier; Veterans

Major redevelopment plan for ANZAC House

11/10/2015

Francis; Jacob; Nahan

Emergency Services; Environment; Energy

Scorchers red hot on bushfire alert message

30/09/2015

Francis; Jacob

Emergency Services; Environment

Firefighters return from tough US deployment

25/09/2015

Day; Francis

Culture and the Arts; Veterans

Great bell to chime for Anzac Centenary

22/09/2015

Francis

Emergency Services

'Are You Ready?' bushfire grants now available

19/09/2015

Francis; Redman

Emergency Services; Regional Development

Latest firefighter protection unveiled

14/09/2015

Francis; Redman

Emergency Services; Regional Development

Fuel card rollout for regional volunteers

22/08/2015

Francis; Jacob

Emergency Services; Environment

WA firefighters off to battle US bushfires

20/08/2015

Francis

Emergency Services

Go-ahead for new fire station in Perth's west

12/07/2015

Francis; Jacob

Emergency Services; Environment

WA firefighters deploy to Canadian wildfires

9/07/2015

Francis

Emergency Services

Cold snap prompts warning to be home fire safe

1/07/2015

Francis

Small Business

New small business service starts today

10/06/2015

Francis; Redman

Emergency Services; Regional Development

Bunbury Airport base for new rescue chopper

5/06/2015

Baston; Francis

Agriculture and Food; Small Business

Financial help on the way for farm businesses

5/06/2015

Francis

Corrective Services

Landmark court program to reduce crime

20/05/2015

Francis

Emergency Services

New fire station support for northern suburbs

1/04/2015

Nalder; Francis

Transport; Veterans

Free public transport for ANZAC centenary

16/03/2015

Francis

Veterans

Floral tribute to the spirit of our ANZACs

13/03/2015

Francis

Corrective Services

Mentoring program aims to cut youth crime

30/12/2014

Barnett; Francis

Premier; Veterans

Lotterywest supports RSLWA’s Anzac Day 2015

15/12/2014

Francis

Corrective Services

Major revamp for women’s prison estate

22/11/2014

Francis

Emergency Services

Fire and rescue service upgrade for Mid-West

21/11/2014

Francis

Corrective Services

‘Sentenced to a job’ program for prisoners

14/11/2014

Francis

Small Business

Mandurah business charts course to top award

11/11/2014

Francis

Emergency Services

Wear orange to recognise SES volunteers

23/10/2014

Francis

Small Business

New appointments to guide small business growth

23/10/2014

Francis

Veterans

Heritage train to honour Anzacs

19/10/2014

Francis; Jacob; Nahan

Emergency Services; Environment; Energy

Sporting great pads up as Bushfire Ready Ambassador