Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Stephen Dawson MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

19/04/2018

Papalia; Dawson

Tourism; Environment

West End linked to Wadjemup walk trails

18/04/2018

Dawson

Environment

12 new Aboriginal ranger jobs in WA's South-West

18/04/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti; Dawson

Regional Development; Lands; Environment

Unlocking carbon potential for pastoralists

17/04/2018

Dawson; Papalia; Johnston

Environment; Tourism; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests; Local Government; Heritage

Trail celebrates Sikh heritage

17/04/2018

Dawson

Environment

Resounding support for WA’s plastic bag ban

17/04/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

End-of-July deadline for free universal access keys

13/04/2018

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

New name for Bramley National Park

11/04/2018

Kelly; Dawson

Forestry; Environment

$2.5m allocated to protect Carnaby’s cockatoo habitat

11/04/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Whale sharks' arrival signals excitement for 2018

10/04/2018

Dawson

Environment

Mass release of endangered loggerhead turtles

9/04/2018

Dawson

Environment

$400,000 upgrade for Ningaloo campground

8/04/2018

Dawson

Environment

Perth Zoo giraffe calf named

6/04/2018

Dawson

Environment

New community program for little nature lovers

5/04/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Improving pathways to employment for people with disability

1/04/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Day of awareness to create a better understanding of autism

29/03/2018

Dawson

Environment

Waste Taskforce created to combat China’s recycling ban

28/03/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Lotterywest grants to support people with disability

23/03/2018

Dawson

Environment

Fitzgerald Biosphere listing brings international recognition

23/03/2018

Wyatt; Dawson

Treasurer; Disability Services

Funding for research to improve independence of people with catastrophic injuries

23/03/2018

Papalia; Dawson

Tourism; Environment

Community effort to protect iconic WA marsupial

22/03/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Disability advocacy services to make a difference in the Kimberley

22/03/2018

Dawson

Environment

State's most popular cadets program celebrates 20th anniversary

16/03/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Pilbara gets a break as respite house opens

9/03/2018

Dawson; MacTiernan; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Consultation begins on visionary plan for Fitzroy River

9/03/2018

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Environment

Popular Kent Street Weir reopens to public after $4.8m revamp

7/03/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Google Trekker to visit WA's natural attractions

3/03/2018

Dawson

Environment

Let’s Clean Up Australia

2/03/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Grants support people with disability to connect with communities

2/03/2018

Dawson

Environment

Schools lead the way on reducing waste

1/03/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Activ congratulated for its commitment to Noah’s Ark WA

1/03/2018

Dawson

Environment

Last call for comments on WA’s plastic bag ban

26/02/2018

Dawson

Environment

53 community projects funded to protect Swan River

21/02/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Let’s put an end to the R word