Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Mick Murray MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

4/12/2020

Murray

Volunteering

Advocare Community Visitor Scheme volunteers celebrated

2/12/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Kimberley Aboriginal communities get $1.75 million for sport and recreation projects

28/11/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Summer swimming on the cards in Southern Cross with new $5.65 million aquatic centre

27/11/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Kick-off time for $7.9 million Lakelands Park sports facility in Mandurah

24/11/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Work gets underway on Bunbury’s Hay Park pavilion

20/11/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Funding program takes hiking to new heights

19/11/2020

Murray

Volunteering

Lotterywest funding to help re-engage volunteers

17/11/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Regional groups across WA benefit from active community sports funding

13/11/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing; Volunteering

WA Seniors Awards winners show the way in 2020

12/11/2020

Dawson; Murray

Environment; Sport and Recreation

Call for ecotourism proposals for Wellington National Park

11/11/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing; Volunteering

Additional funding to expand support for those experiencing elder abuse

7/11/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing; Volunteering

WA Seniors set to be celebrated with Seniors Week back for 2020

7/11/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Locals set to make a splash at Kambalda’s new $3 million aquatic centre

4/11/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

New underwater camera system to boost WAIS Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls

3/11/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Recovery continues as clubs net $1.23 million in infrastructure funding

2/11/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Regional volunteer coaches and officials get up to $1,000 for training expenses

2/11/2020

Murray

Volunteering

Lotterywest grant to support the training of additional Lifeline WA volunteers

28/10/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Hot Kimberley sun a barrier no more for Broome basketballers and netballers

26/10/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing; Volunteering

Thank a Volunteer Day Grants to see volunteers celebrated across Western Australia

26/10/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Financial counsellors join the fight against elder abuse thanks to new Advocare training program

23/10/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Perth Motorplex breaks new record

21/10/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

State Government contributes $85,000 to enrich country sport

20/10/2020

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

24,500 more kids can bounce back to sport thanks to Lotterywest

14/10/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

$1.45 million boost for sport and recreation in City of Stirling

13/10/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Kimberley athletes among those to benefit from community sporting grants

12/10/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Grants open for WA sport and recreation industry to support club development

16/09/2020

Templeman; Murray

Culture and the Arts; Sport and Recreation

State Library acquires Graham ‘Polly’ Farmer collection

15/09/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Sod turned on new Ellenbrook Indoor Leisure Centre

4/09/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

WA Recovery Plan makes a splash in Kununurra

3/09/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Slalom on the Swan with new Ascot training course

1/09/2020

Murray; Saffioti

Sport and Recreation; Health

Targeted funding to benefit community sport and recreation projects

31/08/2020

Murray; Saffioti

Sport and Recreation; Health

Targeted funding program to benefit Tambellup and Albany projects

31/08/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

New rules to keep funds for a future funeral safe

30/08/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Busselton netballers and Yunderup bowlers benefit from State Government’s $423,500 infrastructure funding

26/08/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Social Connectivity Grants to strengthen seniors’ ties to community

23/08/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Optus Stadium reaches 100th event milestone

12/08/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Collie to Donnybrook Cycling Classic rides into its 95th year

10/08/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Combat sports process streamlined with launch of online portal

5/08/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Major upgrades at Donnybrook and Districts Sporting and Recreation Precinct as part of WA Recovery Plan

4/08/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Major upgrades at Hands Oval as part of WA Recovery Plan

2/08/2020

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Kick-off for Kingsway community football facility

2/08/2020

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Game on! Unprecedented $300 million investment in sport and community infrastructure

24/07/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

State Government continues to enhance world-class facilities for our athletes

23/07/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Cost of Living continues to support seniors in Western Australia

22/07/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Start your engines: Racing to resume at Perth Motorplex

21/07/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Major sport and entertainment events bring economic boost for WA

17/07/2020

Murray; MacTiernan

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

Esperance’s $7.8 million indoor stadium up and running

13/07/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Carnarvon basketball initiative to assist community players achieve their goals

13/07/2020

Murray; Saffioti

Sport and Recreation; Transport

Western Australia leads nation as crowds return to major events

3/07/2020

Ellery; Murray

Education and Training

A fairer play for elite athletes with new training arrangements

28/06/2020

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Work due to start this year on Collie’s $2m indoor swimming pool

28/06/2020

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Concept designs unveiled for $3.8 million Eaton Community Hub

26/06/2020

McGowan; Papalia; Murray

Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

FIFA Women’s World Cup coming to Perth in 2023

25/06/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

COTA At Home Guide launched to help combat elder abuse

24/06/2020

Murray; Dawson

Sport and Recreation; Environment

Australian-first hiking strategy to sustain boom in bushwalking and trail running

18/06/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Funding boost to help combat elder abuse in the community

18/06/2020

Cook; Murray

Health; Sport and Recreation

Healthway partnership to support healthy active communities in the Kimberley

17/06/2020

Cook; Murray

Health; Sport and Recreation

Small grants making a positive impact in sport clubs across the State

15/06/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Call to all Western Australians to help stop elder abuse

14/06/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

WA Government to bring forward $4.65 million funding for sports to maintain and upgrade assets as part of COVID-19 recovery

14/06/2020

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Kick off time for world-class football facility in Queens Park

8/06/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Mount Lawley Bowling Club one of the projects approved in $1.75 million funding for sport and recreation as part of COVID-19 recovery

27/05/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

State Government continue to support those in need with more meal deliveries

21/05/2020

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government fast tracks community sport grants to assist with COVID-19 recovery

18/05/2020

Murray

Volunteering

Western Australia celebrates National Volunteer Week

13/05/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Sport equipment scheme to help at-risk kids in the Kimberley and Pilbara

9/05/2020

Logan; Murray

Corrective Services; Sport and Recreation

Indigenous AFL stars lend a hand at Banksia Hill

8/05/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Western Australia's Olympic hopefuls back to work

3/04/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Charity begins at home with much needed support going to worthwhile causes

19/03/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Restrictions placed on visits to aged care facilities

5/03/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

World number one Matt Wearn sets sail for Tokyo thanks to direct athlete funding

3/03/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

WA’s new international standard hockey pitch ready for play

26/02/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Grants to foster age-friendly communities

25/02/2020

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

UFC’s return to Perth a triumph for WA tourism

25/02/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

State Government commits $9.35 million to help build better sport and recreation facilities across WA

24/02/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

State Government provides $535,000 to improve Great Southern sporting facilities

20/02/2020

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Perth to attract rowing elite with championship triple

19/02/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Kimberley to host iconic sporting events in 2020

19/02/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Aboriginal employment program teaching lifesaving skills

11/02/2020

Cook; Murray

Health; Sport and Recreation

Cash grants help local sporting clubs kick health goals

5/02/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Combat Sports Commission appoints new Chairperson

30/01/2020

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Perth to host rugby world champions and second Bledisloe Cup

24/01/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Six-month countdown on as WA’s best prepare for Tokyo 2020

23/01/2020

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

T20 trophy arrives in Perth ahead of Women’s World Cup

21/01/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Margaret River Hockey Club set to benefit from funding boost

8/01/2020

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

AFL Masters Carnival to help kick tourism goals in 2020

20/12/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Support for country sports stars to compete against the best

13/12/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Inaugural Asia-Pac Super Splash diving into Perth this weekend

13/12/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Country WA the big winner in latest sports funding round

12/12/2019

Murray; Papalia

Sport and Recreation; Tourism

WA cricket lovers urged to vote with their feet at first day-night Test

9/12/2019

Murray

Seniors and Ageing; Volunteering

Lotterywest supporting Bridgetown arts and seniors facilities

8/12/2019

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

New change rooms to support thriving SWFL Women’s competition

6/12/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Online maps to guide off-road vehicles in WA

6/12/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Online education unit launched for WA’s combat sports industry

5/12/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government delivering improved track lighting for Collie Speedway

5/12/2019

Murray

Volunteering

Western Australia celebrates International Volunteer Day

30/11/2019

McGowan; Papalia; Murray

Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

WA supports Australian bid for Women’s Football World Cup 2023

29/11/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

New national guidelines for safer, better organised outdoor recreation

29/11/2019

Dawson; Murray

Environment; Sport and Recreation

More mountain bike trails on the cards for Collie

28/11/2019

Murray; Dawson

Sport and Recreation; Environment

Trail-building workshop to support local jobs in Collie and Dwellingup