Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon John Carey MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

12/01/2023

Carey

Homelessness

Homeless reforms help deliver former hotel for rough sleepers

6/01/2023

Cook; Carey

State Development, Jobs and Trade; Lands

Land allocation approvals for Boodarie and Ashburton North to enable $70 billion of industrial developments

21/12/2022

Carey

Housing

Four Aboriginal families now buying their own homes through Jalbi Jiya program

20/12/2022

Carey

Housing

State-wide builders panel established to deliver more social housing

20/12/2022

Carey

Lands

Location, location, location for innovative SPUR grant recipients

15/12/2022

Carey; Winton

Lands; Early Childhood Education; Community Services

New child care centre operator announced for Broome North

15/12/2022

Carey

Lands

New land release to address demand in Karratha market

14/12/2022

Carey; Sanderson

Homelessness; Health

New Country Connect service for regional patients heading to Perth

14/12/2022

Carey

Local Government

Former Director General appointed as Donnybrook-Balingup Shire Commissioner

11/12/2022

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Housing

Keystart changes to boost affordable housing options

11/12/2022

Carey

Housing

$60 million boost for McGowan Government’s social housing program

11/12/2022

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Lands

Major boost for Perth's first coastal pool at Ocean Reef Marina

8/12/2022

Carey; Ellery

Housing; Education and Training

McGowan Government delivers three new locally-built homes for teachers in remote community of Bidyadanga

8/12/2022

Carey; Buti

Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government delivers $3.9 million for eight new social homes in Fitzroy Crossing

6/12/2022

MacTiernan; Carey; Johnston

Hydrogen Industry; Lands; Energy

New policy and guidance for renewable hydrogen projects

5/12/2022

Carey; Buti

Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

Site selected for Perth Short Stay facility

1/12/2022

Whitby; Carey

Environment; Local Government

Funding boost for Regional Climate Alliance projects

26/11/2022

Carey

Lands

“Jacob’s Ladder” of the south opening in Golden Bay

25/11/2022

Carey

Lands

New phase of Midland transformation to deliver hundreds of jobs

24/11/2022

Carey

Homelessness

Landmark pilot program to assist rough sleepers into 100 social homes

23/11/2022

Carey

Lands

Land and Public Works Legislation Amendment Bill 2022 introduced into Parliament

23/11/2022

Carey; Buti

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Historic agreement with East Kimberley Traditional Owners

11/11/2022

Carey

Housing

Nearly $40 million funding to deliver more than 150 social housing dwellings

11/11/2022

Carey

Lands

Consultation to inform education requirements for strata managers

10/11/2022

MacTiernan; Carey

Regional Development; Lands

Potential grows for the Avon Industrial Park

9/11/2022

Carey

Local Government

New local government regulations gazetted for Council meetings to continue electronically

4/11/2022

Carey; Johnston

Housing; Energy

Clean, green, emission-free target for State’s public housing stock

3/11/2022

Carey

Local Government

Round 2 recipients announced for Perth CBD revitalisation grants

2/11/2022

Carey

Housing

$294,000 essential housing maintenance funding for Goldfields Aboriginal community

27/10/2022

McGowan; Carey; MacTiernan

Premier; Local Government; Agriculture and Food

Funding boost for pet rescue organisations

26/10/2022

Saffioti; Carey

Planning; Lands

First lot release marks new chapter for Subiaco Oval

22/10/2022

Carey

Local Government

Outstanding local governments recognised at achievement awards

21/10/2022

Carey; MacTiernan; Buti

Lands; Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Peel Business Park takes on new Noongar name

20/10/2022

Kelly; Carey

Water; Housing

North-West public housing tenants to benefit from improved water efficiency and lower bills

19/10/2022

Kelly; Carey

Water; Local Government

$4 million boost to help local governments reduce groundwater use

18/10/2022

Saffioti; Carey

Planning; Lands

End of an era with Princess Margaret Hospital demolition complete

18/10/2022

Cook; MacTiernan; Carey

State Development, Jobs and Trade; Hydrogen Industry; Lands

Oakajee Strategic Industrial Area gains land allocation approval

17/10/2022

Carey; MacTiernan

Lands; Regional Development

Proponent selected to deliver workers accommodation in Exmouth

16/10/2022

Carey

Lands

Exciting new chapter begins for Yagan Square's Market Hall

13/10/2022

Carey

Lands

Outgoing DevelopmentWA CEO thanked for distinguished service

11/10/2022

McGurk; Carey

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Housing; Homelessness

New men’s behaviour change program for the Pilbara

10/10/2022

Carey

Housing; Homelessness

Expressions of Interest open for Housing First Homelessness Advisory Group

10/10/2022

Carey

Lands

Consultation now open as Challenger TAFE demolition nears completion

28/09/2022

Templeman; Carey

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