Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Stephen Dawson MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

18/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Funding help for WA schools to be waste wise

11/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Get involved in Mandurah Estuary clean-up

11/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

New Environmental Protection Authority board member appointed

10/10/2019

Murray; Dawson

Sport and Recreation; Environment

Course to help equip locals with trail building skills

9/10/2019

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Rare opportunity for world class Kalbarri Skywalk venture

7/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Spring prescribed burning underway

6/10/2019

Wyatt; Dawson

Lands; Environment

New milestone brings Ocean Reef Marina closer to construction

4/10/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson

Regional Development; Environment

Masterplan to unlock Mid-West’s iconic Moresby Range

2/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Collie gearing up for new mountain bike trails

1/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Endangered Dibblers destined for Dirk Hartog Island National Park

26/09/2019

Dawson

Environment

Litter grants to help reduce litter in WA

26/09/2019

Dawson

Environment

Plastic bag litter has fallen in latest rubbish index report

25/09/2019

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Environment

Work to restore and revegetate Bennett Brook Catchment underway

19/09/2019

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

First look at ground-breaking $24m Kalbarri Skywalk project

11/09/2019

Dawson

Environment

Have your say on improving the use of Perth’s Swan River

11/09/2019

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Ranger Program round two recipients announced

4/09/2019

Dawson

Environment

Climate change consultation to help shape WA response

2/09/2019

Dawson

Environment

A feast for the senses in Kings Park this September

29/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

New board members for Perth Zoo

28/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

Company fined for burying waste oil at its Esperance abattoir

27/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

New members sought for WA Contaminated Sites Committee

26/08/2019

Dawson; Kelly

Environment; Fisheries

Reel It In fishing line bin project continues to grow

26/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

Grants to help reduce waste

22/08/2019

Dawson; McGurk

Environment; Women's Interests

Call for more women in fire management

16/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

Six regional towns vie for tidiest town awards

16/08/2019

Wyatt; Dawson

Lands; Environment

Ocean Reef Marina gets the “green” light of environmental approval

15/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

WA first: drones track endangered wildlife on Dirk Hartog Island

14/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

Biggest wild release for rare native reptiles

13/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

Dumpers pay for illegally disposing waste

13/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

New Crime Stoppers partnership to help catch environmental crooks

12/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

Community Rivercare Program third round of grants open

8/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

$1 million funding for riverbanks along Swan and Canning Rivers

6/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

$3 million funding to protect Swan and Canning Rivers

27/07/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

Additional funding to empower people with disability

26/07/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

Changing Place for people with disability now open in Kings Park

25/07/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Land added to Murujuga National Park as plan to recognise ancient culture progresses

25/07/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Historic day for WA as Houtman Abrolhos Islands National Park officially created

18/07/2019

Dawson

Environment

WA’s new container deposit scheme to launch on June 2, 2020

17/07/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

New guide to help people with disability improve their future

16/07/2019

Dawson

Heritage

Collie Railway Roundhouse and turntable heritage listed

12/07/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Environment

Mining giant’s long-term plan for the Pilbara approved

10/07/2019

Dawson

Environment

New-look board for WA’s Waste Authority

4/07/2019

Dawson

Environment

Schools lead the way on reducing waste

3/07/2019

Dawson

Environment

Have your say on reducing single-use plastics

1/07/2019

Dawson

Environment

Record number of visitors to Perth Zoo

1/07/2019

Dawson

Environment

Western Australians challenged to get involved this Plastic Free July

28/06/2019

Dawson

Environment

Bibbulmun Track camp site rebuilt after bushfires

26/06/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

State Government calls for the release of full NDIS pricing review report to ensure transparency

26/06/2019

Dawson

Environment

Grants to improve waste management in WA

21/06/2019

Dawson

Environment

Perth Zoo awaiting a giraffe calf

20/06/2019

Dawson

Environment

$18,000 in fines for rogue rubbish removalists

19/06/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

Disability self-help and advocacy group finds a new home

19/06/2019

Dawson

Environment

Hefty fines for illegal dumping and littering

19/06/2019

Ellery; Dawson

Education and Training; Environment

Forrestfield students working to save WA’s threatened plants

13/06/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson

Agriculture and Food; Environment

Action taken to protect native animals from feral cats

31/05/2019

Dawson

Environment

Volunteers thanked for odour and dust monitoring in Cockburn

31/05/2019

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Environment

Planning guidance to help communities cash in on recycling

31/05/2019

Dawson

Environment

Camp site bookings go online for Karijini National Park

29/05/2019

Dawson

Environment

Successful Aboriginal Rangers Program and new tourism experiences mark National Reconciliation Week

28/05/2019

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Environment

DWER launches first Reconciliation Action Plan

23/05/2019

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

International celebration of Western Australia’s whale sharks

22/05/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

$4.5 million boost for disability sector advocacy providers

20/05/2019

Dawson

Environment

Workshops for ideas to reduce single-use plastics

14/05/2019

Dawson

Environment

Important milestones for WA’s container deposit scheme

10/05/2019

Ellery; Dawson

Education and Training; Disability Services

Investing in education: Funding to support students with disability

9/05/2019

Dawson

Environment

State Budget balances environmental wins with job creation

3/05/2019

Dawson

Environment

Clearing fees support economic growth

30/04/2019

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

State Budget delivers increased funding for national parks and reserves

27/04/2019

Papalia; Dawson

Tourism; Environment

New Aboriginal tours for Wadjemup

27/04/2019

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Rottnest Island calls for the last straw

24/04/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

Changing Place makes Westfield Carousel more inclusive

23/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

New appointments to the Conservation and Parks Commission

17/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

$22 million funding boost for prescribed burning

15/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

Bottles and cans stamped for refunds

15/04/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Cape Peron restoration completed to preserve WA’s history

12/04/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

State Budget to support Murujuga Living Knowledge Centre and Tourism Precinct

11/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

Community input sought on single-use plastics

10/04/2019

Templeman; Dawson

Local Government; Environment

Perth’s southern suburbs lead the way in recycling

8/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

Have your say on wildlife rehabilitation licences

5/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

10-year plan for the proposed Niiwalarra Islands National Park and Lesueur Island Nature Reserve

4/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

Waste advisory group to support reform in WA

4/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

Grants for waste and recycling infrastructure

3/04/2019

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Kings Park celebrated in Vogue

3/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

South-west regional park community advisory committee appointed

2/04/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day