Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Stephen Dawson MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

6/12/2022

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Emergency Services

Important reminder not to rely on scheme water during a bushfire

6/12/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

MedTech startup named WA Innovator of the Year 2022

5/12/2022

Dawson

Volunteering

WA volunteers celebrated on International Volunteer Day

4/12/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Giants of the sky to bolster WA’s firefighting firepower

1/12/2022

Dawson

Volunteering

Government celebrates WA’s volunteers

1/12/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

Multi-million dollar boost to WA’s health and medical research and innovation sectors

26/11/2022

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Emergency Services

New protective clothing for firefighters issued as preparations for summer fire season continue

25/11/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Boaties urged to help Marine Rescue volunteers by prioritising safety

19/11/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

A call for Great Southern employers supporting emergency services

19/11/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

New headquarters for growing Albany SES unit

13/11/2022

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Emergency Services

New state-of-the-art fire station to be built in Perth’s south-east

13/11/2022

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Emergency Services

Warning Western Australians that a bushfire plan can save your life

9/11/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Useful upgrade supports growth of Gascoyne SES unit

8/11/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Disaster assistance for WA’s storm-affected South West

7/11/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Employers celebrated for support of emergency services

31/10/2022

McGowan; Dawson; Sanderson

Premier; Emergency Services; Health

WA’s State of Emergency to end 12.01am November 4, 2022

29/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

New emergency services facility to protect Gingin community

29/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

WA sends more emergency services help to ease flood crisis

27/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Flood disaster assistance for remote Mid West shire

26/10/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

$5 million global challenge to boost health outcomes in the Pilbara

26/10/2022

Cook; Dawson

State Development, Jobs and Trade; Innovation and ICT; Medical Research

Australia's biggest week in biotech kicks off in Perth

25/10/2022

Dawson

Volunteering

Thank a Volunteer Day Grant recipients announced

24/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

WA emergency services deployed to help NSW flood recovery

22/10/2022

Dawson; Sanderson

Medical Research; Health

McGowan Government announces funding boost to child health

21/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

National awards recognise those building disaster resilience

21/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Major milestone for Eaton-Australind emergency services volunteers

20/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

National SES volunteers put their skills on the line in Perth

19/10/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Innovation leaders locked in for West Tech Fest 2022

13/10/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

New pilot program to grow early stage venture capital in WA

11/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Recovery grants extended for Seroja communities

10/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Time to prepare with the wet season approaching

7/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster relief funding for flood-affected communities in Pilbara

29/09/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

New appliances to support emergency services volunteers

20/09/2022

Dawson

Environment

Julimar Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade welcomes new facility

20/09/2022

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Emergency Services

New legislation introduced to end WA’s State of Emergency

15/09/2022

Dawson

Volunteering

A new look to Volunteer Community Recovery platform

14/09/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

McGowan Government launches data platform to boost innovation

12/09/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Achievements honoured at WA Fire and Emergency Services Awards

6/09/2022

Ellery; Dawson

Education and Training; Innovation and ICT

New challenge to develop school students’ innovation

5/09/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

Launch of new Australian Clinical Entrepreneur Program

2/09/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

New firefighters to boost frontline operations

1/09/2022

Dawson

Volunteering

McGowan Government announces grants to promote volunteering

31/08/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

New and improved fire danger ratings implemented

24/08/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

Linear Joondalup Early Phase Centre opens

18/08/2022

Carey; Dawson

Lands; Innovation and ICT

CORE Innovation Hub selected to deliver on Australian Automation and Robotics Precinct vision

16/08/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

ICT Innovators take centre stage at INCITE Awards

16/08/2022

Carey; MacTiernan; Dawson

Lands; Regional Development; Emergency Services

Modular housing provider named as preferred proponent for workers accommodation in Kalbarri

15/08/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Data-driven graduate program to help shape WA’s digital future

10/08/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Finalists for 2022 WA Innovator of the Year awards

4/08/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

WA Government teams up with renowned global business school

4/08/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

New Executive Director for WA Health Translation Network

3/08/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for cyclone impacted communities in WA's Kimberley

3/08/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for flood-affected communities on WA’s south coast

1/08/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

McGowan Government invests $7.8 million into Kimberley emergency services

28/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Emergency Rescue Helicopter Service soars to new heights

25/07/2022

Dawson; McGurk

Emergency Services; Women's Interests

Next generation firefighters boost workplace diversity

21/07/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Spacecubed recipient of Lotterywest grant

19/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Lithium-ion battery fires spark winter home safety plea

18/07/2022

Dawson; Cook

Innovation and ICT; State Development, Jobs and Trade

More than $643,000 in Innovation Booster Grants for WA innovators

18/07/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

WA Health Hackathon to help drive innovation in healthcare sector

4/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Major boost to help local governments reduce bushfire risks

3/07/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

New program to increase the competitiveness of WA researchers

3/07/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

McGowan Government’s Innovation Seed Fund awards $8 million across 17 health and medical innovation initiatives

2/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

South-West volunteer brigade chalks up half a century of service

1/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

New vessel to the rescue for Geraldton volunteers

1/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Mid-West Gascoyne emergency services heroes honoured

1/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Finalists announced in WA Fire and Emergency Services Awards

1/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for flood-impacted areas in WA’s Mid-West

1/07/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

McGowan Government strengthens medical research commitment with WA Office of Medical Research and Innovation

1/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services; Volunteering

WA’s top emergency services cadets and mentors announced

30/06/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Awards ceremony honours long-serving Beelerup volunteers

30/06/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

McGowan Government commits $1.2 million to new creative technology innovation hub

30/06/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

South-West lithium miner thanked for stepping up in time of need

29/06/2022

Dawson; Punch

Innovation and ICT; Agriculture and Food

McGowan Government helping agriculture innovators grow

29/06/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

South-West volunteers bolstered by cutting-edge firefighting arsenal

29/06/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

South-West SES units bolstered by new rescue boats

28/06/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Western Australia joins international entrepreneurship program

27/06/2022

Dawson

Medical Research; Innovation and ICT

Co-Funding Partnerships Program provides opportunity for increased impact through collaboration

23/06/2022

Dawson; Sanderson

Medical Research; Mental Health

Innovation investment to build resilient children and confident young people

22/06/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

$2.4 million invested in effort to cure disease and keep WA Healthy

21/06/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

$3.6m to accelerate success for WA health and medical researchers

20/06/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

More than a million dollars for research to improve mental health in the WA community

10/06/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Western Australia’s world-leading capability expansion with Microsoft finalised

7/06/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT; Medical Research

Mission to United States to promote WA

7/06/2022

Dawson; Cook

Innovation and ICT; Commerce

ServiceWA app upgrade to keep WA drivers informed of petrol prices

3/06/2022

Dawson

Volunteering

Thank a Volunteer Day grants available to celebrate volunteers

1/06/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

$10 million to fast track health and medical research in WA

1/06/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Registrations now open for WA Data Science for Business Conference and Exhibition

26/05/2022

Sanderson; Dawson

Health; Innovation and ICT

New $10 million heliport for Royal Perth Hospital

26/05/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Changing of the guard with first female Deputy Commissioner appointed to Department of Fire and Emergency Services

25/05/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Data linkage reforms set to deliver more for Western Australians

25/05/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Rescue Helicopter Service propelled to new heights

23/05/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

McGowan Government commits $2.25 million for new clinical trials centre to open in Joondalup

20/05/2022

Dawson

Volunteering

Volunteers’ long-term service recognised

19/05/2022

Dawson

Volunteering

New generation of volunteers urged to step up

19/05/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

Researchers backed to develop initiatives to improve WA health care

18/05/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

State Emergency Service units receive new utility vehicles on ‘Wear Orange Wednesday’

17/05/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Wear orange on Wednesday to thank the SES

17/05/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

Major boost to support research aimed at improving health outcomes

17/05/2022

Dawson

Volunteering

Volunteers celebrated as the lifeblood of regional WA