Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Michelle Roberts MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

14/08/2019

Roberts

Police

$200,000 to help wipe out illegal graffiti

11/08/2019

Roberts

Road Safety

Distractions and drivers a deadly combination

1/08/2019

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Federal backing sought for WA road safety initiative

21/07/2019

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Pedestrian safety drive as kids go back to school

25/06/2019

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

McGowan Government strengthens counter terrorism measures

14/05/2019

Roberts

Police

McGowan Government welcomes police crackdown on bikies

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

8/05/2019

Roberts

Police

McGowan Government delivers for medically retired police officers

7/05/2019

McGowan; Cook; Roberts

Premier; Health; Mental Health; Police

McGowan Government takes action on methamphetamine issues

6/05/2019

Roberts

Road Safety

$20,000 for community road safety initiatives as WA turns yellow during National Road Safety Week

29/04/2019

Roberts

Police

Quantum leap forward as handheld smart devices rolled out to frontline officers

28/04/2019

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

$11.3 million as McGowan Government and PCYC partner to tackle youth crime

18/04/2019

McGurk; Roberts

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Police

$30.9 million boost to tackle family and domestic violence

18/04/2019

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

McGowan Government tackling drink and drug driving with extra money for roadside testing

13/04/2019

Roberts

Police

New stab proof ballistic vests to protect frontline police

23/03/2019

Roberts

Police

Body worn cameras to be deployed to frontline officers

17/03/2019

Roberts

Road Safety

Real motorcycle riders promote safety in new education campaign

7/03/2019

Roberts

Road Safety

First trial of 40kmh residential zone to get underway in City of Vincent

27/02/2019

Roberts

Police

Groundbreaking PCYC program providing a safe space in Roebourne

14/02/2019

Roberts

Police

Significant milestone as site selected for new Capel Police Station

3/02/2019

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Kids are back! Your attention around schools should be too

26/01/2019

Roberts

Police

Top Australia Day Honours for WA Police officers

24/01/2019

Roberts

Police

Don’t let your Australia Day long weekend have a lasting hangover

28/12/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Police

Free Transperth travel after midnight on New Year’s Eve

22/12/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Passing lanes on Indian Ocean Drive completed

13/12/2018

Roberts

Police

Police Redress Scheme now open for applications

13/12/2018

Papalia; Roberts

Tourism; Police

Constable Care visits Rottnest to promote cycling safety

6/12/2018

Roberts

Police

WA Police Force officers shine in excellence awards

29/11/2018

Roberts

Road Safety

Human impact of WA road trauma revealed ahead of holiday season

26/11/2018

McGowan; Cook; Roberts

Premier; Health; Mental Health; Police

Methamphetamine Action Plan boosted with more initiatives

25/11/2018

Roberts

Police

New Meth Enforcement Vans to hit Western Australian highways

23/11/2018

Quigley; Roberts

Attorney General; Police

Joint media statement - Custody Notification Service a step closer to implementation in WA

19/11/2018

Roberts

Police

New dignified process to medically retire police officers

8/11/2018

Templeman; Roberts

Heritage; Police

Recognition of 120 years of regional policing

29/10/2018

Roberts

Police

Crime continues to fall under McGowan Government

24/10/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Regional Run-Off Road Crashes program targets high priority roads

24/10/2018

Roberts

Road Safety

Safe vehicles drive safer roads for all Western Australians

14/10/2018

Roberts

Police

Increased reward in Gerard Ross case as State Government overhauls rewards system

13/10/2018

Roberts

Police

McGowan Government announces Redress Scheme for police officers

9/10/2018

Roberts

Police

Perth no longer ‘Meth Capital’ as new report reveals decline in use

8/10/2018

Roberts

Police

$1 million boost to community safety

28/09/2018

Roberts

Police

Western Australia pauses to remember officers on National Police Remembrance Day

26/09/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Safer Roads funding tackles rural crash hotspots

23/09/2018

Roberts

Police

Police Exhibition sure to be a show favourite in 2018

20/09/2018

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Minister unveils new police traffic car as long weekend blitz begins

29/08/2018

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Police officers warn ‘We’re watching you’ in new road safety campaign

16/08/2018

Roberts

Police

Police Minister unveils latest high-tech weapons in the fight against meth

5/08/2018

Roberts

Police

National Missing Persons Week highlights distress and trauma

13/07/2018

Roberts

Police

WA Police Force’s newest four-legged recruits join the frontline

10/07/2018

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Road safety now a reality for regional students in WA

3/07/2018

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Kimberley to benefit from $329,045 in crime grants

2/07/2018

Roberts

Police

$107,678 in funding for new youth project to be run by Broome PCYC

28/06/2018

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

Lethal force powers for WA Police officers during terrorist incidents

21/06/2018

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police; Road Safety

Charlotte's Law - Killer drivers to face severe new penalties

20/06/2018

Roberts

Road Safety

Road safety experts in Perth to lead WA’s journey towards zero

19/06/2018

Roberts

Police

$250,000 reward posted to help solve 30-year mystery of Julie Cutler

13/06/2018

Roberts

Road Safety

More Western Australians choose life-saving vehicle technology

30/05/2018

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Funding for community and road safety initiatives in the Wheatbelt

29/05/2018

Roberts

Police

More officers for revamped Yanchep Police Station

28/05/2018

Roberts

Police

$214,964 for crime prevention and community safety in northern suburbs

28/05/2018

Roberts

Police

Deadly Diversions kicking goals in the northern suburbs

25/05/2018

Roberts; Ellery

Police; Education and Training

WA Police welcomes first Aboriginal Cadet Program graduates

21/05/2018

Quigley; Roberts; Wyatt

Attorney General; Police; Aboriginal Affairs

Custody Notification Service to become a reality in WA

21/05/2018

Roberts

Police

Community urged to help solve crime on Crime Stoppers Day 2018

10/05/2018

McGurk; Roberts

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Police

$6.9 million to prioritise measures to help stop family and domestic violence

10/05/2018

Quigley; Roberts; Logan

Attorney General; Police; Corrective Services

2018-19 Budget initiatives to strengthen community safety

10/05/2018

Roberts

Road Safety

$181.5 million investment to save lives and reduce serious injury on WA roads

3/05/2018

Roberts; Quigley

Police; Attorney General

Armadale Courthouse and Police Complex to be centre of new district

29/04/2018

Roberts

Road Safety

Western Australia glows yellow for National Road Safety Week

24/04/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Work starts on new passing lanes for Indian Ocean Drive

22/04/2018

Roberts

Road Safety

Powerful road safety campaign aims for zero deaths

17/04/2018

Roberts

Police

New helicopter for WA Police Force

3/04/2018

Roberts

Road Safety

Reduced road deaths in 2017 no cause for complacency

29/03/2018

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

New regional highway patrol unit joins road safety effort this Easter

28/03/2018

Roberts

Road Safety

Traditional Blessing of the Roads promotes safe driving over Easter

16/03/2018

Roberts

Police

Minister praises meth seizures as WA’s Meth Border Force tackles scourge

15/03/2018

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

Lethal force laws introduced into State Parliament

2/03/2018

Roberts

Police

Upgraded South West Police Complex to accommodate extra staff

1/03/2018

Roberts

Road Safety

SLOMO speed provides protection for roadside emergency workers

19/02/2018

Roberts; Quigley

Police; Attorney General

New powers to help police follow the money trails of criminals

9/02/2018

Papalia; Roberts

Tourism; Police

Rotto’s Summer of Safety

30/01/2018

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

McGowan Government puts road safety in the classroom as students return to school

17/01/2018

Roberts

Police

New round of grants available to fight graffiti

31/12/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Slow Down, Move Over laws to protect incident response workers

29/12/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

State Government cracks down on speeding motorcyclists

21/12/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Expanded drug testing capability for police in Christmas crackdown

16/12/2017

Roberts

Police

Increased funding for important community safety and police initiatives

15/12/2017

Roberts

Road Safety

Tragedy prompts WA road rules booklets for international drivers

12/12/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

New speed camera interference technology laws commence in WA

7/12/2017

Roberts

Police

Police shine in excellence awards

5/12/2017

Roberts

Road Safety

South-West Christmas campaign promotes road safety

4/12/2017

Roberts

Police

Strike Force launches to catch arsonists

2/12/2017

McGurk; Roberts

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Police

Spike in domestic violence incidents during the festive season

1/12/2017

Roberts

Police

Reward offered for long-term missing person investigation

1/12/2017

Roberts

Police

Pioneering women of policing in WA honoured

30/11/2017

Roberts

Road Safety

New safe passing distance laws now in effect

19/11/2017

Roberts

Road Safety

Global day of remembrance for victims of road trauma

8/11/2017

Roberts; Saffioti

Road Safety; Transport

McGowan Government takes decisive action on Indian Ocean Drive

1/11/2017

Roberts

Police

School leavers urged to stay safe and behave responsibly

31/10/2017

Roberts

Police

Government offers $250,000 reward to help solve Goldfields mystery