Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Stephen Dawson MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

5/06/2020

Dawson

Environment

Perth Zoo reopens to the public

4/06/2020

Dawson

Environment

Containers for Change refund points boosted by community grants

26/05/2020

Dawson

Environment

October launch date for WA's Container Deposit Scheme

22/05/2020

Dawson

Disability Services

Funding boost for disability sector workforce skills development

21/05/2020

Dawson

Disability Services

More time for transition to Quality and Safeguards Commission

20/05/2020

Dawson

Environment

Iconic Bluff Knoll walk trail reopened after bushfires

18/05/2020

Dawson

Environment

New Household Hazardous Waste collection facility for Fremantle

16/05/2020

Saffioti; Dawson; Wyatt

Transport; Environment; Lands

Election commitment delivered to save Beeliar Wetlands

14/05/2020

Dawson

Environment

Grants open to assist wildlife rehabilitators

13/05/2020

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

McGowan Government announces streamlined environmental assessment processes during COVID-19 recovery

5/05/2020

Dawson

Environment

Households to benefit from $20 million boost to three-bin FOGO kerbside collections

1/05/2020

Dawson

Disability Services

Jobs in WA Disability Services website launches

1/05/2020

Dawson

Environment

Perth Zoo launches live giraffe cam

30/04/2020

Dawson

Environment

WA’s national parks welcoming locals to camp once again

30/04/2020

Dawson; Johnston

Environment; Mines and Petroleum

Fund to help develop clean energy projects in Western Australia

28/04/2020

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Funding round opens for NRM projects across WA

23/04/2020

Templeman; Dawson

Local Government; Disability Services

Big increases in fines for drivers illegally parking in ACROD bays

22/04/2020

Dawson

Environment

Schools champion reducing waste

20/04/2020

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water; Aboriginal Affairs

Consultation paused on Fitzroy River commitments

16/04/2020

Dawson

Disability Services

Essential shopping service launches for people with disability

31/03/2020

Dawson

Environment

Start of Containers for Change deferred due to COVID-19

16/03/2020

Tinley; Dawson

Housing; Disability Services

Affordable rent cap for co-resident carers in social housing

7/03/2020

Dawson

Environment

Calling for WA’s tidiest towns

6/03/2020

Dawson

Environment

Grant boosts conservation efforts for rare wallaby

28/02/2020

Dawson

Environment

Kids clean up to show they care for Hedland

27/02/2020

Dawson

Environment

$200,000 in grants to help new container refund points

27/02/2020

Dawson; MacTiernan

Environment; Regional Development

Collie company breaks ground at Lake Kepwari as project expanded to $5.7 million development

26/02/2020

Dawson

Electoral Affairs

Appointment of new Electoral Commissioner

25/02/2020

Dawson

Environment

Joint media statement - Support for West Australian bushfire wildlife and habitat recovery

25/02/2020

Dawson

Environment

Call for Swan and Canning river foreshore restoration projects

24/02/2020

Dawson

Environment

Lotterywest grants to boost South Coast conservation

23/02/2020

Dawson

Environment

All hands on deck to clean up the Swan River

20/02/2020

Dawson

Environment

Western Australians invited to have their say on waste reform

17/02/2020

Ellery; Dawson

Education and Training; Disability Services

New service connects employers and jobseekers in the disability sector

14/02/2020

Dawson

Environment

Schools champion reducing waste

13/02/2020

Dawson

Environment

Puliyapang Pty Ltd appointed to monitor Murujuga rock art

12/02/2020

Dawson

Environment

Commercial opportunities in Lane Poole Reserve and Dwellingup

11/02/2020

Dawson

Disability Services

Overhaul of dedicated parking to be considered as part of review

10/02/2020

Dawson

Environment

New botanical discoveries mark golden year for Western Australia

30/01/2020

Papalia; Dawson

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests; Disability Services

New centre to support community’s most vulnerable

29/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

Collie road projects underway

28/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

Murujuga World Heritage listing one step closer

28/01/2020

Dawson; MacTiernan; Papalia

Environment; Regional Development; Tourism

Ecotourism accommodation in popular national park

26/01/2020

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

Emergency services personnel recognised in Australia Day Honours

22/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

Bushfire recovery plan for western ground parrots

22/01/2020

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Ranger Program Round 3 applications open

22/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

New dive trail for Marmion Marine Park

21/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

Calling all waste champions - Infinity Awards return in 2020

20/01/2020

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

Firefighting aerial giant touches down in Perth

17/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

Recycling charities funded through dumping reduction program

17/01/2020

Dawson

Lands

Western Australian data assisting bushfire response

16/01/2020

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

First look at Containers for Change recycling network

16/01/2020

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Environment

Register for special entertainment precincts info sessions

14/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

Have your say on swimming with humpback whales

11/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

Perth Zoo opens late for Summer of Fun

3/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

Have your say about Kings Park and Botanic Garden

19/12/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

Disability advocacy providers to share $2.5 million of new funding

17/12/2019

Dawson

Environment

Regulations pave way for Container Deposit Scheme in June 2020

17/12/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

$130,000 grant to promote active life for people with disability

17/12/2019

Dawson

Environment

Eyes in the sky watching for native vegetation clearing

16/12/2019

Dawson

Environment

New plan to guide management of Kimberley islands

14/12/2019

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Disability Services

Pia’s Place playspace captures spirit of inclusion and adventure

11/12/2019

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Environment

All aboard for the first ride on MV Tricia

10/12/2019

Dawson

Environment

$10 million facility to help manage mercury waste in WA

5/12/2019

MacTiernan; Wyatt; Dawson

Regional Development; Lands; Environment

Landmark decision to allow carbon farming on pastoral lands

5/12/2019

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Disability Services

Water Corporation’s fourth Disability Access and Inclusion Plan launched

5/12/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

Public authorities get top marks for access and inclusion

5/12/2019

Dawson

Environment

Cultural and conservation milestone in the west Kimberley

3/12/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Public Sector Management; Disability Services

New five per cent target for disability employment in public sector to help drive WA prosperity

29/11/2019

Dawson; Murray

Environment; Sport and Recreation

More mountain bike trails on the cards for Collie

29/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Joint management plan for conservation reserves in the Pilbara and Kimberley areas

28/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Funding boost supports community projects in regional parks

28/11/2019

Murray; Dawson

Sport and Recreation; Environment

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

27/11/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

$4.45 million to help WA service providers transition to NDIS

27/11/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Commonwealth urged to sign agreement to fast track approvals

23/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

A regal name for Perth Zoo’s new giraffe calf

22/11/2019

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Environment

Reforms pave the way for WA’s first special entertainment precincts

22/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

One week left to have your say on climate change

22/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

South-West regional parks milestone

21/11/2019

Ellery; Dawson

Education and Training; Disability Services

Training boost for the social assistance and allied health sector

21/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Community Rivercare Program round 3 projects announced

18/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Grants to improve waste management in WA

15/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Feedback sought on improving native vegetation management

15/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Protecting the Pilbara focus for new offsets fund

15/11/2019

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Environment

The name of Perth’s new locally-built ferry revealed

14/11/2019

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

WA firefighters providing much-needed relief for NSW and QLD

13/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Schools champion reducing waste

13/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Contract awarded for William Bay renewal project

12/11/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

Grants announced for International Day of People with Disability

11/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Getting waste sorted a focus for National Recycling Week

8/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Calls for Federal action on critical environmental issues

8/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Progress made toward Murujuga World Heritage status

7/11/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

$2.5 million for innovative disability advocacy providers

7/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Perth schools celebrate a decade of being wise with waste

31/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

$15,000 in fines dished out to dumpers

29/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

New members for Cockburn Sound Management Council

28/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Feedback sought on improving environmental legislation

25/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Bunbury named 2019 Tidy Town winner

25/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Community asked to help name Perth Zoo’s giraffe calf

19/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Hitting a Garage Sale Trail of treasures this weekend