Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Reece Whitby MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

22/09/2021

Buti; Whitby

Sport and Recreation; Small Business

Local suppliers in overdrive for Toyota AFL Grand Final preparations

17/09/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Record number of emergency service fuel cards help power volunteering efforts

16/09/2021

Whitby

Racing and Gaming

McGowan Government moves to stamp out sly grogging in the Kimberley

14/09/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Residential clean-up a milestone for Wooroloo bushfire recovery

12/09/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Emergency services personnel recognised for excellence

10/09/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Deadline extended for Wooroloo Bushfire inquiry submissions

9/09/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Emergency Services

$281.8 million State Budget boost for emergency services

8/09/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

$38.4 million firefighting package to boost frontline services

1/09/2021

Whitby; Saffioti

Racing And Gaming; Transport

New shared pathway puts Burswood Park development on the right track

30/08/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following flooding in the Gascoyne and Murchison regions of Western Australia

26/08/2021

Whitby

Volunteering

Funds for Bridgetown and Greenbushes railway stations to keep volunteering activities on track

20/08/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Submissions open for inquiry into Wooroloo Bushfire

20/08/2021

Whitby

Volunteering

Lotterywest revamp for booming Swanbourne Nedlands Surf Life Saving Club

13/08/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Inquiry into devastating Wooroloo Bushfire

9/08/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Initiatives for building resilience against disasters recognised

4/08/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Wooroloo bushfire recovery six months on

29/07/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Record $104.5 million for cyclone-affected communities

27/07/2021

Whitby

Racing and Gaming

New Burswood Park Board chairperson announced

26/07/2021

Whitby; Sanderson

Emergency Services; Environment

WA firefighters head to Canada to help battle wildfire disaster

23/07/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

New career firefighters ready to step up for winter

21/07/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Caravans deployed to Tropical Cyclone Seroja affected residents

19/07/2021

Whitby

Small Business

Applications for latest round of lockdown grants now open

18/07/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Local governments share record $7.5 million to reduce bushfire risk

16/07/2021

Whitby

Racing and Gaming

Banned Drinkers Register trial ramps up in the Kimberley

16/07/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for WA’s storm-affected Great Southern

9/07/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Small Business

McGowan Government delivers new small business boost

7/07/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Boost for emergency services in local communities

30/06/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following Exmouth flooding

23/06/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

$2.2 million emergency services complex for Gingin

23/06/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Small Business

More than $4.6 million in lockdown grants paid to small businesses

20/06/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Emergency Services

Help available for Cyclone Seroja devastated communities

11/06/2021

Whitby

Volunteering

Helping hand for Thank a Volunteer Day celebrations

4/06/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Baldivis volunteer firefighters benefit from new fire truck

3/06/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Eligible areas for Cyclone Seroja relief extended

28/05/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

New station marks next chapter for Bedfordale Bush Fire Brigade

28/05/2021

Sanderson; Whitby

Environment; Emergency Services

Western Australians turn their containers into $50,000 for fire, cyclone relief

27/05/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan; Whitby

Premier; Regional Development; Emergency Services

Applications for $4,000 Cyclone Seroja grants open

26/05/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Small Business

Perth, Rottnest and Peel small business lockdown grants now open

21/05/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

New $11 million fire station in Cockburn fully operational

21/05/2021

Whitby

Volunteering

Western Australians honoured at WA Volunteer Service Awards

19/05/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Expanded Support for Cyclone-Affected Communities

18/05/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Wear Orange Wednesday to thank the SES

17/05/2021

Whitby

Volunteering

Western Australia celebrates National Volunteer Week

9/05/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Emergency Services; Small Business

Additional support for communities devastated by Cyclone Seroja

6/05/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Small Business

Small business relief on its way with targeted program

5/05/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Emergency Services

New Bill to extend timeframe for COVID-19 response measures

1/05/2021

Whitby

Racing and Gaming

Banned Drinkers Register technology rolls out in the Kimberley

28/04/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following floods in Shire of Wiluna

22/04/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following Pilbara and Goldfields flooding

20/04/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Cyclone Seroja recovery efforts continue throughout disaster area

19/04/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Tom Price to benefit from new $4 million emergency services facility

17/04/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance extended to more communities impacted by severe tropical cyclone Seroja

17/04/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following WA flooding

15/04/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Emergency Services

Cyclone recovery efforts underway in Mid-West-Gascoyne region

15/04/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following severe tropical cyclone Seroja

29/03/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Kensington Fire Station operational ahead of schedule