Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon John Carey MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

24/06/2022

MacTiernan; Carey

Agriculture and Food; Lands

Satellite mapping helps farmers drill down on pastures

17/06/2022

Carey

Lands

WA Parliament passes law removing duplicate certificates of title

17/06/2022

Carey

Housing

State-wide panel to be established for new builds and refurbishments

16/06/2022

Carey

Housing

Reforms delivering critical boost to social housing supply in regional WA

13/06/2022

Carey

Local Government

Simplified financial reporting to bring benefits for ratepayers and local governments

7/06/2022

Carey

Housing

$3.1 million housing grant for Ngaanyatjarra Lands community

4/06/2022

Carey

Housing; Homelessness

New life for Albany’s Paddy Coyne Complex

1/06/2022

Carey

Lands

Strong industrial demand drives new land release in Perth’s north

1/06/2022

Carey

Lands

Applications for funding grants to spur on innovators now open

27/05/2022

Carey

Lands

Bentley Technology Park set for major innovative refurbishment

27/05/2022

Carey; Buti

Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

Architects appointed for $20 million Kununurra Aboriginal Short Stay

26/05/2022

Carey

Housing

$3.12 million to revitalise homes in remote Western Desert communities

24/05/2022

Carey

Homelessness

First design images of Mandurah Common Ground unveiled

20/05/2022

Carey

Lands

New management for integral Australian Marine Complex facility

18/05/2022

Templeman; Carey

Heritage; Local Government

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

18/05/2022

Carey

Local Government

New CEO appointed to Metropolitan Cemeteries Board

17/05/2022

Carey

Housing

Six WA builders join State-wide panel to bolster Modular Build Program

17/05/2022

Carey

Housing

First homes delivered under the Modular Build Program on their way to the Pilbara

12/05/2022

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Treasurer; Housing; Homelessness

$408 million in additional investments for housing and homelessness

12/05/2022

McGowan; Cook; Buti; Carey

Premier; Treasurer; Commerce; Finance; Housing

New measures to protect home owners and support building and construction industry

12/05/2022

McGowan; Saffioti; Carey

Premier; Treasurer; Planning; Housing

Tax reform and incentives to deliver a housing supply boost

11/05/2022

Carey

Housing; Homelessness

Geraldton rough sleepers to be housed as part of new pilot program

10/05/2022

Carey

Lands

Music, markets and mini-museums to bring Yagan Square to life

4/05/2022

Carey

Local Government

South Freo patisserie first to receive grant in $5 million COVID-19 Activating Alfresco program

29/04/2022

Carey

Lands

Affordable housing options boosted at Albany’s Clydesdale Park

29/04/2022

Carey

Housing

Albany architect appointed to design eight new social housing units as part of Spencer Park renewal

28/04/2022

Carey

Housing

Pilot Build-to-Rent development proposal for Stirling Towers

27/04/2022

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Local Government

$100,000 event grants on offer to get people back into the City

21/04/2022

Carey

Lands

McGowan Government to proceed with plans to provide land for Tawarri Hot Springs project

8/04/2022

Saffioti; Carey

Planning; Lands

Guidelines set for Bayswater’s transformation

7/04/2022

Carey

Housing

Increase in income eligibility limits for social housing

7/04/2022

Carey

Housing

More than 170 new social houses to be delivered through $39 million grants program

2/04/2022

Carey

Housing; Lands

Demolition of former Challenger TAFE campus to breathe new life into Beaconsfield

31/03/2022

Carey

Housing

Youth Housing service to support Broome's Aboriginal young people in education and employment

31/03/2022

Saffioti; Carey

Planning; Lands

$17.3 million settlement for Landgate building secures future of public sector in Midland

31/03/2022

Carey

Housing

Keystart customers make most of property price growth with refinancing rates at a 12 year high

25/03/2022

Carey

Homelessness

New online portal will provide real-time data on available accommodation for people experiencing homelessness

24/03/2022

Carey

Lands

Wittenoom to be closed permanently with passing of bill through State Parliament

21/03/2022

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Local Government

Alfresco street dining to grow under $5 million COVID-19 rebate program

16/03/2022

Sanderson; Carey

Mental Health; Homelessness

Queens Park youth mental health, alcohol and other drug and homelessness service opens

15/03/2022

Carey

Housing

Factory homes help speed up delivery of social housing in regional WA

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

7/03/2022

Carey; MacTiernan

Lands; Regional Development

Kalbarri land released for much needed worker accommodation

1/03/2022

Carey; Punch

Lands; Seniors and Ageing

Perth Hills set to get much needed aged care accommodation

1/03/2022

Carey

Housing

Two homes underway for child protection staff and teachers in Laverton

1/03/2022

Carey

Housing

Two homes for teachers and police underway in Carnarvon

28/02/2022

Carey

Housing

Social housing boost on the way for East Kimberley and Kununurra

23/02/2022

Carey

Lands

Strong demand drives new land release at Crossroads Industrial

23/02/2022

McGowan; Papalia; Carey

Premier; Defence Industry; Lands

$32.1 million wharf upgrade at AMC underway

23/02/2022

Carey

Housing

$1.7 million water upgrade for Junjuwa remote community

22/02/2022

Carey

Lands

Civil engineering company invests in Northam manufacturing hub

18/02/2022

Carey

Housing

Pilot Build-to-Rent development proposal for Stirling Towers

18/02/2022

Carey; Saffioti

Housing; Lands; Planning

Housing Diversity Pipeline to boost social housing and support jobs

11/02/2022

Carey; Buti

Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government seeks architect to design Kununurra’s $20 million Aboriginal Short Stay Accommodation

11/02/2022

Carey

Housing

$1.89 million to revitalise homes in remote Kurrawang Aboriginal Christian Community

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

3/02/2022

Carey

Housing

$4 million investment to deliver 15 rapid timber frame social homes in Perth’s south

2/02/2022

Carey; Ellery

Housing; Education and Training

New housing for teachers in the Shire of Kent

1/02/2022

Whitby; Carey

Environment; Local Government

Local governments encouraged to apply for grants to transition to three-bin FOGO service

25/01/2022

Carey

Housing

Nearly $58 million in grants for community housing across Western Australia

24/01/2022

Carey

Housing

Building assessments on 10,000 social housing properties gets underway

14/01/2022

Carey

Lands

Breakwater crossing creates new entry to Ocean Reef Marina

13/01/2022

Carey

Homelessness

Architect appointed for Mandurah Common Ground

10/01/2022

Carey

Housing

Social housing boost on the way for Collie

7/01/2022

Carey

Homelessness

Major refurbishment of St Bart’s House a boost to homeless support

7/01/2022

Carey; MacTiernan

Lands; Regional Development

New $10.5 million road paves way for Port Hedland investment

24/12/2021

Carey

Housing

$1 million provided to revamp Fremantle lodging house

23/12/2021

Carey

Lands

New Director appointed to DevelopmentWA Board

22/12/2021

Buti; Carey; Saffioti

Finance; Lands; Planning

Landgate building revamp to bring more workers and vibrancy to Midland

21/12/2021

Carey

Housing

Social housing reform delivers more apartments for vulnerable Western Australians in Perth's north

17/12/2021

Carey

Housing

McGowan Government to boost housing availability in Pilbara towns

17/12/2021

Carey

Housing

McGowan Government to boost housing availability in Derby

16/12/2021

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Local Government

Landmark Stop Puppy Farming legislation passes WA Parliament

6/12/2021

Saffioti; Carey

Planning; Local Government

New policy to guide the management of short-term accommodation

30/11/2021

Carey

Housing

Kalgoorlie’s first modular social homes to be ready for families before Christmas

30/11/2021

Carey

Housing

$3.4 million water treatment plant begins operation in Warburton

30/11/2021

Carey; Dawson

Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

Ngaanyatjarra maintenance contract reaffirms WA commitment to Closing the Gap

23/11/2021

Carey

Housing

Thirty-two new timber-frame homes for social housing in Hilton

12/11/2021

Sanderson; Carey

Environment; Local Government

Guide sows the seeds for a green future during Recycling Week

11/11/2021

Carey

Housing

Energy efficient, environmentally friendly apartments ready for social housing in Perth’s north

10/11/2021

Carey

Local Government

Major local government reforms released for public consultation

2/11/2021

Whitby; Carey

Small Business; Local Government

Small business and local government initiative celebrates milestone

29/10/2021

Carey

Housing

State-wide modular social housing program underway

26/10/2021

Carey; McGurk

Housing; Community Services

New lease of life for Fremantle lodging house

21/10/2021

Kelly; Carey

Water; Housing

McGowan Government helping public housing tenants reduce water use and lower water bills

19/10/2021

Carey

Housing

Rapid timber-frame builds speed up social housing delivery

14/10/2021

Carey

Housing

Increased support for WA’s community housing sector

14/10/2021

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Local Government

$5 million for world-class WA-based guide dogs breeding program

7/10/2021

Carey

Local Government

Time to get vocal and shape the future of your local community

7/10/2021

Carey

Housing

Spalding renewal kicks into gear with works to deliver new road

4/10/2021

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Environment

Double delight at Perth Zoo with second giraffe calf born

30/09/2021

Carey; Dawson

Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

First family enters home ownership through Jalbi Jiya program

29/09/2021

Carey

Housing

New housing support boost for Western Australians

28/09/2021

Carey

Housing

Modular to be used for social housing in Kalgoorlie for first time

24/09/2021

Carey

Local Government

Local governments prepare for AFL Grand Final Day

13/09/2021

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Housing

Premier unveils plans for new housing in Albany’s Spencer Park

9/09/2021

McGowan; Carey; McGurk

Premier; Housing; Community Services

Record $884 million Budget boost for housing and homelessness

7/09/2021

Carey; MacTiernan

Housing; Regional Development

$20 million for regional social housing revitalisation

6/09/2021

Carey

Housing

Regional WA to benefit from record investment in social housing

5/09/2021

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Housing

$875 million to significantly boost social housing in WA