Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon John Carey MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

28/09/2022

Carey; Templeman

Heritage; Local Government

$120,000 funding available for local governments to identify and protect local heritage sites

27/09/2022

Carey

Local Government

Taking the lead to end puppy farming

23/09/2022

Carey

Lands

New lots fast-tracked at Waranyjarri Estate at Broome North

21/09/2022

Carey; Saffioti

Local Government; Transport

McGowan Government supports Telethon Family Festival with $100,000 grant and free public transport

21/09/2022

Carey

Local Government

Round 1 CBD Revitalisation Grant Program recipients announced

21/09/2022

Carey

Local Government

Local government reforms to deliver better outcomes for WA ratepayers

8/09/2022

Carey; Punch

Local Government; Disability Services

McGowan Government calling on local government councillors living with a disability to join roundtable

30/08/2022

Carey; Saffioti

Housing; Lands; Planning

Expressions of interest open for nine housing development sites

25/08/2022

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Local Government

Guide Dogs WA welcomes first home grown litter of puppies

24/08/2022

Carey

Lands

Karratha lots open opportunity for growing regional hub

18/08/2022

Carey

Housing

Four modular homes ready for social housing tenants in Tom Price

18/08/2022

Carey; Dawson

Lands; Innovation and ICT

CORE Innovation Hub selected to deliver on Australian Automation and Robotics Precinct vision

16/08/2022

Carey; MacTiernan; Dawson

Lands; Regional Development; Emergency Services

Modular housing provider named as preferred proponent for workers accommodation in Kalbarri

12/08/2022

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Lands

Landmark Middleton Beach hotel concept images unveiled

12/08/2022

Carey

Housing

Respondents shortlisted for WA’s first ground lease build-to-rent development

11/08/2022

Carey

Lands

Ocean Reef Marina surging ahead as breakwaters near completion

10/08/2022

Carey

Lands

New opportunities to join growing Peel Business Park

5/08/2022

Carey

Housing

Fresh start for cottages ready to be called home

3/08/2022

Carey

Homelessness

Boorloo Bidee Mia delivering life-changing help to Perth’s most vulnerable

1/08/2022

Carey; McGurk

Lands; Community Services

Release of residential and commercial lots to meet demand in Broome - including EOI for new childcare centre

1/08/2022

Carey

Homelessness

Homelessness Week 2022 raising awareness for people impacted by homelessness

31/07/2022

McGowan; Carey; Sanderson; Buti

Premier; Lands; Health; Aboriginal Affairs

Broome Health and Wellbeing Campus to be first of its kind

29/07/2022

Carey; MacTiernan

Housing; Regional Development

Six new locally-built homes for Karratha workers

28/07/2022

Carey

Lands

Preferred proponent announced for redevelopment of heritage-listed Cottesloe Deaf School

27/07/2022

Carey

Homelessness

State Government will return to market to build East Perth Common Ground facility

27/07/2022

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Housing

McGowan Government invests $500,000 to bring more housing online in Karratha

27/07/2022

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Lands

Karratha land parcels sold to the City to deliver more affordable housing

27/07/2022

Carey

Housing

Major boost for pilot housing support program in the Pilbara

27/07/2022

Whitby; Carey

Environment; Local Government

Boost for Regional Climate Alliances projects

26/07/2022

Carey; Buti

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Indigenous contractor delivers landscaping at Peel Business Park

15/07/2022

Carey

Housing

Builders sought for social housing builds and refurbishments

13/07/2022

McGowan; Carey; Saffioti

Premier; Housing; Planning

New Keystart loan to support urban infill goals and boost home ownership

5/07/2022

Carey

Lands

State Government unlocks land to boost Kalgoorlie-Boulder seniors accommodation

5/07/2022

Carey

Local Government

$4 million worth of Perth and Northbridge event grants available

3/07/2022

Carey

Local Government

Tougher penalties on the way for bad behaving councillors with major local government reforms finalised

1/07/2022

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Transport

Capped airfares take off for regional WA

30/06/2022

Carey

Housing

Three new locally built social homes delivered in Kununurra

29/06/2022

Carey

Homelessness

Grants to support local government expand homelessness outreach

29/06/2022

Carey

Lands

$400 million redevelopment of former Perth Girls School gets green light

28/06/2022

Carey

Lands

Draft policy framework for diversification leases released for public consultation

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