Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Roger Cook MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

9/12/2018

Cook

Health

Funding research projects to support safer school and online communities

6/12/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Extra drug and alcohol rehab beds to open in the South-West

5/12/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Report calls for action to improve mental health and wellbeing in FIFO workers

4/12/2018

Cook

Health

Football West and Healthway partnership fosters healthy club culture

28/11/2018

Cook

Health

Community midwifery closer to home for northern suburbs women

27/11/2018

Cook

Health

Free ACWY meningococcal vaccine program extended

26/11/2018

McGowan; Cook; Roberts

Premier; Health; Mental Health; Police

Methamphetamine Action Plan boosted with more initiatives

26/11/2018

Cook

Health

Wyalkatchem-Koorda Health Service modernised as part of redevelopment

24/11/2018

Cook; MacTiernan

Health; Regional Development

Construction complete on Onslow Health Service redevelopment

24/11/2018

Cook

Health

Healthway Surfing WA partnership promoting skin cancer prevention

23/11/2018

Cook

Mental Health

New Engagement Framework and Toolkit to improve mental health and alcohol and other drug outcomes

23/11/2018

Cook

Health

WA’s future leaders in health research recognised

23/11/2018

Cook

Health

Official opening of Williams Health Centre

19/11/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health; Mental Health

New Mental Health Emergency Centre for eastern suburbs

16/11/2018

Cook

Health

WA praises plan for national strategy on rare diseases

15/11/2018

Cook

Health

$9.2 million Pingelly Health Centre officially open

14/11/2018

Cook

Health

Beverley and Quairading health service redevelopments complete

13/11/2018

Cook

Health

New netball partnership to promote a healthy lifestyle

12/11/2018

Cook

Health

Award recognises public health champion

12/11/2018

Cook

Health

Government to introduce Bill to legalise voluntary assisted dying and improve end-of-life choices for Western Australians

10/11/2018

Cook

Mental Health

New campaign targets underage drinking

2/11/2018

Cook

Mental Health

New community mental health service for people in the Great Southern

31/10/2018

Cook

Health; Mental Health

New mental health unit for young Western Australians

26/10/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Funding boost for older adult mental health services

24/10/2018

Cook

Health

Roebourne renal facility brings care closer to home

24/10/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Premier officially opens new Karratha Health Campus

20/10/2018

Cook

Health

WA children to pilot world-first autism therapy

19/10/2018

Cook

Health

Peptide shows promise of protecting infant brains

17/10/2018

Cook

Health

Tightening the belt on the fight against obesity

16/10/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

New Lotterywest and Healthway chairperson appointed

12/10/2018

Cook; Templeman

Mental Health; Culture and the Arts

Standing up for mental health and wellbeing

11/10/2018

Cook

Health

Pregnancy warning for all packaged alcoholic drinks

10/10/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Campaign to improve mental health targets commuters

7/10/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Mental health is where we live, learn, work and play

4/10/2018

Murray; Cook

Sport and Recreation; Health

McGowan Government supporting active and engaged communities

28/09/2018

Cook

Health

New strategy to strengthen WA’s country ambulance services

19/09/2018

Cook

Health

Peel Health Campus to receive major funding boost

13/09/2018

Cook

Health

State Parliament passes tough new tobacco laws to fight smoking

13/09/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Check in on a friend and ask R U OK?

11/09/2018

Cook

Health

New service to support WA people with a spinal cord injury

10/09/2018

Cook

Health

Time is running out for children to get free meningococcal vaccine

9/09/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Linking young people with ‘real facts’ on drug use

9/09/2018

Cook

Health

State’s first Urgent Care Clinic helps address drug and alcohol issues

4/09/2018

Cook; MacTiernan

Health; Regional Development

Karratha Health Campus set to open

4/09/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Public comment invited on mental health, alcohol and other drug accommodation and support strategy

31/08/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Continuing to reduce alcohol-related harm in young people

29/08/2018

Cook

Health

Self-help and support groups to support the health and wellbeing of WA

25/08/2018

Cook; McGurk

Health; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

WA Health awards $1.56 million for family and domestic violence prevention

23/08/2018

Cook

Health

Bill set to provide access to surrogacy for men

21/08/2018

Cook

Premier

Director General appointed to oversee Government’s jobs agenda

21/08/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Help us plan for alcohol and other drug services in the Kimberley

16/08/2018

Cook

Health

Cold Cuddle Cots - the gift of time for grieving families

15/08/2018

Cook

Health

Anti-vaccination message dangerous and misleading

15/08/2018

Cook

Health

Armadale Hospital’s new neonatal unit opens

14/08/2018

Cook

Health

Perth Children's Hospital patients get immunisation boost

9/08/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Refurbishing Holyoake's facilities to help more Western Australians

7/08/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Improving mental health and wellbeing among Aboriginal communities

2/08/2018

Cook

Health

Contemporary care at Kondinin and Corrigin health services

31/07/2018

Cook

Health

New hospital for the South-West

30/07/2018

Cook

Health

High school students Writing for Life competition

30/07/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Common board members for Healthway and Lotterywest

30/07/2018

Cook

Health

WA gets personal about targeting cancer

26/07/2018

Cook

Health

Peel roundtable to focus on local issues

25/07/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Sneak peek into digital health care of the future

25/07/2018

Cook

Mental Health

First regional community mental health service to open in WA

24/07/2018

Cook

Health

Over $10 million for health services in Jurien Bay and Moora

20/07/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Have your say on a new framework for workforce strategy in mental health, alcohol and other drug organisations

18/07/2018

Cook

Health

Act now to get vaccinated ahead of peak flu season

17/07/2018

Cook

Health

How your face could reveal the secret to a good night’s sleep

17/07/2018

Cook; Johnston

Deputy Premier; Tourism

Tickets on sale for State of Origin game in Perth

15/07/2018

Cook

Health

Menu labelling on the table as obesity battle ramps up

12/07/2018

Cook; MacTiernan

Health; Regional Development

Construction complete on new Karratha Health Campus

11/07/2018

Cook

Health

Robotic surgery becomes reality for Fiona Stanley Hospital

9/07/2018

Cook

Mental Health

New council members sought to help shape mental health in Western Australia

6/07/2018

Saffioti; Murray; Cook

Lands; Seniors and Ageing; Health

Land made available for aged care facility in Westonia

6/07/2018

Cook

Health

Joint media statement: $21 million equipment project to better support complex brain surgeries

5/07/2018

Templeman; Cook

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Great Southern sets the picture

4/07/2018

Cook

Health

WA sets bar in bid to lower rates of preterm birth

3/07/2018

Kelly; Cook

Innovation and ICT; Science; Health

New life sciences hub to support WA medical technology and pharmaceutical jobs

29/06/2018

Cook

Health

Health service redevelopments complete

29/06/2018

Saffioti; Cook

Transport; Health

End in sight for alcohol advertising on public transport

28/06/2018

Cook

Health

New Health Service Provider board members

27/06/2018

Cook

Health

New whole-of-industry approach to reduce food poisoning

26/06/2018

Cook

Health

St John Ambulance WA contract extension

26/06/2018

Cook

Deputy Premier; Health; Mental Health

Methamphetamine Action Plan: What the Taskforce heard

25/06/2018

Cook

Health

Telehealth Awareness Week

21/06/2018

Cook

Mental Health

More young people to benefit with new dedicated mental health unit

20/06/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Act-Belong-Commit helps improve mental health in WA for a decade

19/06/2018

Cook; McGurk

Health; Women's Interests

Funding boost to sexual assault services

15/06/2018

Cook

Health

Have your say on the future of men’s health in WA

12/06/2018

Cook

Health

New vaccine research hub to open in Perth

11/06/2018

Cook

Health

Partnership grants triumph for WA health researchers

11/06/2018

Cook

Health

Perth Children’s Hospital ushers in new era in child health care

10/06/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Perth Children’s Hospital welcomes PMH patients

9/06/2018

Cook

Health

Final countdown for patient move as PMH prepares to close

8/06/2018

Cook

Health

Researcher in bid to lift immunisation uptake in pregnancy

8/06/2018

McGowan; Kelly; Cook

Premier; Science; Health

Premier’s Fellows in phenomics to advance precision medicine

30/05/2018

Cook

Health

Mid-West cancer hostel officially opened

30/05/2018

Cook

Health; Mental Health

New CT scanner for Geraldton as planning begins for major hospital expansion

29/05/2018

Cook

Health

First look inside the new Karratha Health Campus