Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Simone McGurk MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

15/10/2018

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

Leading the way on diversity in sport and recreation

14/10/2018

McGurk

Community Services

National Carers Week

12/10/2018

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Aboriginal Advisory Panel to provide expertise to government

11/10/2018

McGurk

Women's Interests

Girls take over WA Parliament

4/10/2018

McGurk; Wyatt

Community Services; Finance

McGowan Government strengthens partnerships with community sector

3/10/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Pilbara consultation to tackle homelessness

3/10/2018

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Campaign to reduce violence a win for WA

2/10/2018

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

WA seeks support for priority family and domestic violence initiatives

1/10/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Mid-West and Gascoyne consultation to tackle homelessness

31/08/2018

McGurk

Child Protection

Exhibition offers rare insight into the lives of young people in care

25/08/2018

Cook; McGurk

Health; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

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

22/08/2018

McGurk

Child Protection

Child Protection Minister accepts more needs to be done to support children leaving care

17/08/2018

McGurk

Child Protection

Midland Child Advocacy Centre receives $4.5 million grant

14/08/2018

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

McGowan Government levels the playing field for women’s sport

11/08/2018

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Over $1 million funding allocated to support animal welfare in Western Australia

7/08/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Real stories to guide State Government’s 10-Year Strategy on Homelessness

7/08/2018

Tinley; McGurk; Logan

Housing; Community Services; Corrective Services

Mirrabooka complex creates one-stop shop for vulnerable families

9/07/2018

McGurk

Community Services

More than $250,000 grant for Shelter WA

29/06/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Supporting safer, stronger families in regional areas

27/06/2018

McGowan; McGurk; Quigley

Premier; Child Protection; Attorney General

WA responds to Royal Commission and signs up to National Redress Scheme

19/06/2018

Cook; McGurk

Health; Women's Interests

Funding boost to sexual assault services

16/06/2018

McGurk

Child Protection; Community Services

State Government supports family day care restrictions

13/06/2018

McGurk

Community Services

McGowan Government extends support for Grandcarers Assistance Program

8/06/2018

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Family and domestic violence support boosted in Perth’s south-east

7/06/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Nearly $1.3 million in funding for One Tree Community Services

1/06/2018

McGurk

Child Protection; Community Services

WA calls on Turnbull Government to better support foster and grand carers

30/05/2018

McGurk

Community Services

New youth accommodation facility opens in Bunbury

29/05/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Improving recognition for thousands of WA carers

21/05/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Accommodation support secured for 64 community neighbourhood centres and childcare centres

20/05/2018

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Child Protection; Community Services

$20.5 million to target and reduce offending by young people

16/05/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Encouraging South-West carers to have a voice

13/05/2018

McGowan; Cook; McGurk

Premier; Health; Women's Interests

Family birthing centre for Fiona Stanley Hospital

11/05/2018

McGurk

Child Protection

State Government youth crime initiative to start in Bunbury

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

3/05/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Outstanding community service achievers recognised

2/05/2018

McGowan; Kelly; McGurk

Premier; Water; Community Services

New programs introduced to help people with financial difficulties

12/04/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Finalists announced to honour WA community service achievements

5/04/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Lotterywest grant to establish Denmark community precinct

29/03/2018

McGurk

Child Protection

Awards honour inspirational young Western Australians

28/03/2018

MacTiernan; McGurk

Agriculture and Food; Women's Interests

Award winner to empower local communities

24/03/2018

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

Sam Kerr’s Matildas waltz into Perth for historic first WA match

22/03/2018

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Domestic violence survivor Rosie Batty reflects on public life

16/03/2018

McGurk; MacTiernan

Community Services; Regional Development

New approach in the Wheatbelt to secure childcare future

13/03/2018

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Community Services

$49.3 million investment into early childhood initiative

8/03/2018

McGurk

Women's Interests

#PressforProgress on International Women’s Day

3/03/2018

McGurk

Women's Interests

AFLW ticket proceeds donated to charity

19/02/2018

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services

West Pilbara Plan: Working together with Roebourne

14/02/2018

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Women's Interests

Gender diversity makes good business sense

14/02/2018

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

Sam Kerr’s Matildas to take on Thailand in first-ever WA match

12/02/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Free financial counselling for vulnerable Western Australians

11/02/2018

Kelly; McGurk

Science; Women's Interests

All-women emergency response team helping keep WA safe

11/02/2018

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

WA secures Australian record crowd for women’s sport

9/02/2018

Kelly; McGurk

Water; Community Services

Water cut off rate declines under McGowan Labor Government

8/02/2018

McGurk; Murray

Women's Interests; Sport and Recreation

AFL Women’s ticketholders - make sure you are a part of history

5/02/2018

Johnston; McGurk

Mines and Petroleum; Women's Interests

McGowan Government welcomes women's mentoring program

1/02/2018

McGurk

Child Protection

$20 million contract to help keep WA Aboriginal children out of care

31/01/2018

Ellery; McGurk

Education and Training; Community Services

Investment in early childhood critical to improving education outcomes

19/01/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Awards to honour community achievements

15/01/2018

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

Optus Stadium on track for record-breaking AFL Women's crowd

9/01/2018

McGurk

Child Protection; Women's Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services

Communities Director General appointed

19/12/2017

McGurk; Johnston

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Commerce and Industrial Relations

Tenancy law changes to support victims of domestic violence

15/12/2017

McGurk

Child Protection

Royal Commission into child sex abuse hands down its final report

14/12/2017

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Community Services

McGowan Government and community sector leaders working together

6/12/2017

McGurk

Community Services

Grant supports better co-ordination of food relief

5/12/2017

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Family and domestic violence: employers have critical role to play

2/12/2017

McGurk; Roberts

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Police

Spike in domestic violence incidents during the festive season

1/12/2017

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

$1 million for domestic violence counselling in Peel

28/11/2017

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

WA parliamentarians unite on stopping domestic violence

28/11/2017

McGurk

Child Protection

Review recommends changes for WA child protection legislation

25/11/2017

McGurk

Women's Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Domestic violence victims better protected to start new life

24/11/2017

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Women's Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

16 days of action to stop violence against women

15/11/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Community Services

Increased funding for parenting support

2/11/2017

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

WA on track to join National Domestic Violence Order Scheme

1/11/2017

Papalia; McGurk

Tourism; Defence Issues; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests; Women's Interests

History-making sailors dock in WA

27/10/2017

McGurk

Community Services; Women's Interests

Funding support for regional childcare services

24/10/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

$4 million funding boost for homeless and youth services

21/10/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Community Services

Childrens Week off to a super hero start

18/10/2017

McGurk

Community Services

Celebrating Western Australia's unpaid carers

28/09/2017

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Tackling domestic violence in Geraldton

20/09/2017

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Women's Interests

Women to make up half of all Government board appointments

19/09/2017

Murray; McGurk; Saffioti; Papalia

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests; Transport; Tourism

Fremantle Dockers AFLW game confirmed for Perth Stadium

12/09/2017

McGurk

Community Services

$7.4 million for financial counselling for those in need

7/09/2017

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Investing to break the cycle of family and domestic violence

3/09/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Pilbara National Child Protection Week events highlight our role in keeping children safe

3/09/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Peel National Child Protection Week events highlight our role in keeping children safe

3/09/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Murchison National Child Protection Week events highlight our role in keeping children safe

3/09/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Kimberley National Child Protection Week events highlight our role in keeping children safe

3/09/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Goldfields-Esperance National Child Protection Week events highlight our role in keeping children safe

3/09/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Metropolitan National Child Protection Week events highlight our role in keeping children safe

29/08/2017

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Rio Tinto follows Government’s footsteps on domestic violence

27/08/2017

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

McGowan Government backs Eagles for AFL Women’s expansion

18/08/2017

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Women’s refuge in Mandurah gets funding boost

17/08/2017

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Bill to protect victims is closer to becoming law

9/08/2017

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Bill introduced to enable WA’s participation in National DVO Scheme

26/07/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Grant to assist victims of family and domestic violence

26/07/2017

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

RSPCA supports domestic violence victims and their pets

25/07/2017

McGurk

Women's Interests

Boost for projects supporting women

21/07/2017

McGurk

Innovation and ICT

Top WA innovations make the cut for annual awards

17/07/2017

McGurk

Innovation and ICT

State Government takes NBN fight to Federal inquiry

17/07/2017

McGurk

Child Protection

Everyday heroes needed to help vulnerable children