Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Stephen Dawson MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

2/04/2019

Ellery; Dawson; McGurk

Education and Training; Disability Services; Community Services

Workforce strategy to support growing health and social assistance sector

1/04/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

NRM funding round now open across WA

27/03/2019

Dawson

Environment

Tenders invited for Murujuga monitoring

26/03/2019

Dawson

Environment

Draft joint management plan released for Guniyan Binba Conservation Park

26/03/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

New direction for salinity management

21/03/2019

Dawson

Environment

Setting the record straight on Western Australian dingoes

21/03/2019

Dawson

Environment

Support for Wellington National Park expansion revealed on International Day of Forests

21/03/2019

Dawson

Environment

Canal Rocks boat ramp to remain open for all users

21/03/2019

Papalia; Dawson

Tourism; Environment

Rottnest targets plastic waste

20/03/2019

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

State Government welcomes indigenous ranger pledge

15/03/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Meeting to progress plan for the Fitzroy

13/03/2019

Dawson

Environment

Bill passed to allow refunds for empty bottles and cans

12/03/2019

Dawson

Environment

Murujuga World Heritage nomination in the spotlight

7/03/2019

Dawson

Environment

State Government to consult on EPA greenhouse gas guidance

7/03/2019

Dawson

Environment

Kamili the giraffe turns one

6/03/2019

Dawson

Environment

Waste levy capped for 2019-20

2/03/2019

Dawson

Environment

Volunteer call to help Clean Up Australia

1/03/2019

Dawson

Environment

$1 million funding for Swan and Canning river foreshore restoration

27/02/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

Targeted funding to help most vulnerable disability cohort

21/02/2019

Dawson

Environment

Bags up for grabs for Perth office workers

20/02/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

McGowan Government unveils visionary conservation plan

18/02/2019

Dawson

Environment

Draft plan released for jointly managed west Kimberley reserves

15/02/2019

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

One month left to apply for Round 2 of the Aboriginal Ranger Program

15/02/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

Day of awareness to improve understanding of Angelman syndrome

15/02/2019

Dawson

Environment

New strategy to protect Pilbara rock art

14/02/2019

Dawson

Environment

Public comment sought on draft joint management plan for Ningaloo Coast

14/02/2019

Dawson

Environment

Company convicted for illegal feedlot

10/02/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

New three-bin system the centrepiece of Waste Strategy

7/02/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

Joint media statement - $7 million to increase opportunities for people with disability

7/02/2019

Dawson; Johnston

Environment; Mines and Petroleum

WA first State to sign up to cut flaring in petroleum industry

5/02/2019

Dawson

Environment

10-year plan for Wheatbelt's parks and reserves released

30/01/2019

Dawson

Environment

Conservation efforts intensify for WA’s rarest bird

26/01/2019

Dawson

Environment

Australia Day medallion for environmental scientist

25/01/2019

Dawson

Environment

Lotterywest funds for bird conservation in Western Australia

21/01/2019

Dawson; Murray

Environment; Sport and Recreation

New walk trail open in Wellington National Park

21/12/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

First round of $1.2 million disability advocacy funding delivered

21/12/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Joint media statement - More time for WA NDIS participants to transfer to national NDIS

21/12/2018

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

Western Australia’s aerial fleet capacity significantly enhanced

19/12/2018

Dawson

Environment

Have your say on Wellington National Park expansion

19/12/2018

MacTiernan; Dawson

Regional Development; Environment

WA pastoralists register 20 new carbon farming projects

17/12/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Disability Services

Pedestrian level crossings to be upgraded on Perth’s rail network

11/12/2018

Kelly; Dawson

Fisheries; Environment

New lifejacket trial to commence at Salmon Holes on January 1

7/12/2018

Dawson

Environment

Schools earn cash to help reduce waste

5/12/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Pilot launched to increase employment of people with disability

5/12/2018

Dawson

Environment

McGowan Government to develop new climate change policy

3/12/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Celebrating achievements on International Day of People with Disability

30/11/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Call for Aboriginal tourism operators in Kings Park

30/11/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

$4.8 million Lotterywest grant to expand Rocky Bay services

30/11/2018

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Ranger Program Round 2 applications open

30/11/2018

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Container deposit scheme laws introduced to Parliament

29/11/2018

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

Specialist WA incident officers deployed to Queensland fires

28/11/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

International Day of People with Disability grants announced

27/11/2018

McGowan; Johnston; Dawson

Premier; Mines and Petroleum; Environment

Government introduces strict new controls for hydraulic fracturing

27/11/2018

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Government appoints expert as Fitzroy River stakeholder convenor

21/11/2018

Dawson

Environment

Lightweight plastic bag ban to be enforced from January 1

20/11/2018

Dawson

Environment

20-year milestone for Swan Alcoa Landcare Program

16/11/2018

Dawson

Environment

Western Australians waging war on waste

15/11/2018

Dawson; Saffioti

Environment; Transport

Recycled materials to be used for road base to reduce landfill

14/11/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

McGowan Government begins State Disability Plan

14/11/2018

Dawson

Environment

Grants awarded to community groups to protect river

9/11/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Green light for Swan River café and accommodation

9/11/2018

Dawson

Environment

Big hopes for big cats

9/11/2018

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Environmental green light for lithium jobs in the South-West

8/11/2018

Dawson

Environment

Community forum on Murujuga Rock Art Strategy