Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Stephen Dawson MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

7/11/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Environment

Beeliar wetlands to be preserved for future generations

5/11/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Joint media statement - Expressions of interest open for ILC grants

5/11/2018

Dawson

Environment

New board member appointed to environmental watchdog

2/11/2018

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Vessel named in honour of whale rescue pioneer

31/10/2018

Dawson

Environment

Take care in WA’s national parks

26/10/2018

Dawson

Environment

Littering increase due to cigarette butts and packaging

25/10/2018

Dawson

Environment

Tenders invited for Cash for Cans co-ordinator

23/10/2018

Dawson

Environment

Record entries for WA waste awards

23/10/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Environment

Main Roads raises resources to reduce roadside rubbish

20/10/2018

Dawson

Environment

Additional funding to help drive WA’s economy

17/10/2018

Dawson

Environment

120th birthday heralds new era for Perth Zoo

15/10/2018

Dawson

Environment

World record feral cat eradication for Dirk Hartog Island

12/10/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

$50,000 for International Day of People with Disability

11/10/2018

Dawson

Environment

Milestone for Kalbarri Skywalk project

10/10/2018

Dawson

Environment

National Garage Sale Trail event encourages Australians to reuse

9/10/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

$1.2 million for disability advocacy in Western Australia

5/10/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

First round of funding to support NDIS transition announced

28/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Spring prescribed burning underway

21/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Collie named 2018 Tidy Town for Western Australia

20/09/2018

Dawson; Templeman

Environment; Culture and the Arts

West Australian Opera returns to Valley of the Giants

20/09/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Environment

Entertainment noise reform to secure Northbridge vibrancy

19/09/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Google Trekker showcasing WA's natural attractions

18/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Regulations to protect the biodiversity of WA

16/09/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Cahoots team takes the Plunge for charity

15/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Dinosaurs roar to life at Perth Zoo

14/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Funding to protect Perth riverbanks

13/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Presumed extinct native species rediscovered

13/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Cockburn Sound water quality improved significantly

6/09/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Lucky Bay Campground Stage Two completed

6/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Calling all waste champions - Infinity Awards revamped for 2018

4/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Reference group formed to help protect Burrup rock art

31/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

EOI sought for regional parks advisory committee

31/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

Get set for the greatest wildflower show on Earth

30/08/2018

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Disability Services

Upgraded Yarloop Station more accessible to passengers

27/08/2018

McGowan; Dawson; Wyatt

Premier; Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government progresses Burrup World Heritage listing

25/08/2018

McGowan; Dawson; Papalia

Premier; Environment; Tourism

Swimming with humpbacks success continues

24/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

Western swamp tortoise trial release to provide crucial data

23/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

Funding boost for anti-litter projects

13/08/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Disability Services

METRONET Access and Inclusion Reference Group to form

9/08/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

WA's newest Changing Place makes Hedland more inclusive

8/08/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Activ resumes Noah's Ark Toy Library service

6/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

Smarter students make for a sustainable future

6/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

Community Rivercare Program grants now open

2/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

Grants awarded to waste reduction advocates

2/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

WA firefighters deployed to assist with USA blazes

1/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

New island home for south coast endangered species

30/07/2018

Dawson

Environment

Native rodent trapped for the first time in WA in 36 years

27/07/2018

Papalia; Dawson

Tourism; Environment

Recycled plastics help drive Rottnest Island’s sustainability

12/07/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

EOI open for $20.3 million Sector Transition Fund

11/07/2018

Dawson

Environment

More than $1m to help reduce and reuse waste

9/07/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Leadership funding delivered for people with disability

5/07/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

NDIS Governance arrangements confirmed

4/07/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Disability Services

Pia’s Place, a place for everyone

1/07/2018

Dawson

Environment

No more lightweight plastic bags in WA

28/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

Greens, Liberal Democrats move to block WA's plastic bag ban

28/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

Two local governments share in $1.9 million for Better Bins

20/06/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Joint media statement - Grants top-up to support NDIS transition for Western Australians

20/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

Woolworths gets jump on plastic bag ban

19/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

New hope for the Gilbert’s potoroo

15/06/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti; Dawson

Regional Development; Lands; Environment

WA pastoralists in the box seat for carbon farming

15/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

Compost commitment creates change at Greenwood College

15/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

Illegal dumping crackdown at charity bins

7/06/2018

Dawson; Kelly

Environment; Fisheries

Technology breakthrough for whale disentanglements

6/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

Four-week countdown to the bag ban has begun!

6/06/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Planning; Environment

Further protections for Beeliar Wetlands

25/05/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Free park entry during Ningaloo Whale Shark Festival

25/05/2018

Dawson

Environment

New weapon against feral cats in detector dog trial

23/05/2018

Dawson

Environment

Annual prescribed burning target achieved - second consecutive year

18/05/2018

Dawson

Environment

Rock wallabies bounce back in Kalbarri after translocation

16/05/2018

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Steps taken to fix salinity issues

10/05/2018

Dawson

Environment

Pilbara Environmental Offsets Fund to improve conservation

10/05/2018

Dawson

Environment

Improved cost recovery model to help speed up environmental approvals and support economic growth

10/05/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

State Budget confirms commitment to NDIS transition

7/05/2018

Dawson

Environment

$10.5 million to create new South-West regional parks

3/05/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

New villas provide individual choice for people with disability

2/05/2018

Dawson

Environment

Royal gift for Perth Zoo numbats

27/04/2018

Dawson

Environment

Regulatory changes to benefit industry and the environment