Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Roger Cook MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

18/04/2019

Cook

Health

Medical intern program available at St John of God Health Care

17/04/2019

Cook; McGurk

Health; Women's Interests

Safe access zones around sexual health clinics in Western Australia move a step closer

16/04/2019

Cook

Health

McGowan Government invests in renal dialysis facilities in Newman

16/04/2019

Cook

Health

$13.8 million to improve primary and acute health care in the Pilbara

12/04/2019

Wyatt; Cook

Lands; Health

New land release at Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct as centre of excellence takes shape

12/04/2019

Cook

Mental Health

New Goldfields mental health service to open next year

12/04/2019

Cook

Health

MRI for Kalgoorlie Health Campus

11/04/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

$22.2 million funding boost for more mental health beds and support

10/04/2019

Cook

Health

State Government welcomes aged care funding boost

10/04/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Sustainable Health Review provides ambitious blueprint for the future of health care in Western Australia

8/04/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Mental Health Commissioner to stand down

8/04/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

$22.7 million funding boost for RPH to help State’s sickest patients

3/04/2019

Cook

Health

Have your say on Western Australia’s voluntary assisted dying legislation

3/04/2019

Cook

Health

Voluntary assisted dying - Have your say on WA’s legislation

3/04/2019

Cook

Health

Have your say on WA’s voluntary assisted dying legislation

1/04/2019

Cook

Health

New dental clinic opens at Fremantle Hospital

31/03/2019

Cook

Health

Inquiry into the impact of climate change on health in WA

30/03/2019

Cook

Health

WA butts out smoking according to National Health Survey

26/03/2019

Cook

Health

Free measles vaccinations for adults

24/03/2019

Cook

Health

New stroke service for Perth’s northern suburbs

23/03/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Boost for mental health services at Kalgoorlie Health Campus

21/03/2019

Cook

Health

Review urges change to reproductive technology and surrogacy laws

19/03/2019

Cook

Health

Western Australians urged to comment on voluntary assisted dying

18/03/2019

Cook

Health

Health funding boost for WA under a Shorten Labor Government

15/03/2019

Cook

Health

Tougher tobacco laws to further protect WA community health

12/03/2019

Cook

Health

Funding for lifesaving new cancer service in the Great Southern

9/03/2019

Cook

Health

Finalists announced for 2019 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards

9/03/2019

Cook; McGurk

Health; Women's Interests

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

8/03/2019

Cook; McGurk

Health; Women's Interests

Support for safe access zones around abortion clinics

8/03/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Consultation on mental health clinical governance

28/02/2019

Cook

Health

New clinics set to benefit rare disease patients

26/02/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Public urged to comment on future planning for mental health and alcohol and other drug services

23/02/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

$6.5 million to launch Royal Flying Doctor jets into the skies

21/02/2019

Cook

Health

Brand new health clinic now open in remote Kimberley community

19/02/2019

Cook

Health

Smooth transition to new emergency department at Northam

15/02/2019

Cook; Murray

Health; Mental Health; Sport and Recreation

Country football clubs funding boost to improve mental health

13/02/2019

Cook

Health

No-shows at outpatient appointments strike a costly blow to public health

6/02/2019

Cook

Health

Plastic surgery now available at Rockingham General Hospital

30/01/2019

Cook

Health

Surgeons think outside the box to save lives

11/01/2019

Cook

Mental Health

New mental health service in the South-West a step closer

9/01/2019

Cook

Fisheries

More than 3,000 Western Australian surfers and divers boost their personal protection

3/01/2019

Cook

Premier

Work to begin on Albemarle lithium hydroxide processing plant at Kemerton

3/01/2019

MacTiernan; McGurk; Cook

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Funding to protect and restore State’s natural assets

2/01/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Improving mental health and wellbeing for Western Australians

23/12/2018

Cook

Fisheries

500 more personal shark deterrent devices for surfers and divers available

19/12/2018

Cook

Health

Festival focus for sexual health campaign

18/12/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Site announced for new Geraldton community mental health service

14/12/2018

Cook; Ellery; McGurk

Health; Education and Training; Community Services

Introduction of No Jab No Play a step closer for WA children

13/12/2018

Cook

Health

Annual survey for WA health system staff

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