Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Stephen Dawson MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

26/10/2020

Dawson

Disability Services

$100,000 for International Day of People with Disability activities

23/10/2020

Dawson; Saffioti

Environment; Transport

Canal Rocks upgrades tender awarded

22/10/2020

Dawson

Environment

Covert camera sting catches illegal dumper in Wattleup

21/10/2020

Kelly; Dawson

Innovation and ICT; Environment

New research and development grants to help reduce e-waste

20/10/2020

Tinley; Dawson

Housing; Disability Services

Work begins on delivering affordable apartments for Claremont

16/10/2020

Dawson

Environment

Dwellingup a trailblazer for mountain biking

13/10/2020

Dawson

Environment

Many happy returns: Containers for Change hits the 10 million mark

8/10/2020

Dawson

Environment

$3.35 million injected into Wellington National Park expansion

8/10/2020

Dawson

Environment

Environmental investment to aid COVID-19 recovery

8/10/2020

Dawson

Environment

State Budget continues investment in Plan for Our Parks

5/10/2020

Cook; Saffioti; Dawson

Health; Transport; Environment

Tenders to construct iconic rainbow Kids Bridge now open

1/10/2020

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Western Australia ready to make change!

30/09/2020

Dawson

Environment

Western Australian schools getting waste sorted

25/09/2020

Dawson

Environment

Waste not, want not: have your say on legislation to encourage use of waste-derived materials

22/09/2020

Dawson

Environment

Sea turtles to benefit from proposed rehab facility

20/09/2020

Dawson; Wyatt; McGurk

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs; Women's Interests

Aboriginal Ranger Program Round Three recipients announced

18/09/2020

Dawson

Environment

Public comment sought on draft management plan for Pilbara inshore islands

18/09/2020

Tinley; Dawson

Fisheries; Disability Services

New van delivers more benefits for applauded Fishability program

16/09/2020

Dawson

Disability Services

Department of Communities named a Disability Confident Recruiter

11/09/2020

Ellery; Dawson

Education and Training; Disability Services

New centre to meet demand for aged and disability care in Karratha

10/09/2020

Dawson

Disability Services

Disability services partnership to deliver jobs at Alkimos

8/09/2020

Dawson

Environment

Illegal dumper fined for trailer trash

7/09/2020

Dawson

Disability Services

$14 million to assist WA disability sector move to the NDIS

7/09/2020

Dawson

Environment

Bandicoots released on Dirk Hartog Island to mark National Threatened Species Day

4/09/2020

Dawson

Environment

Perth Zoo gives dads free entry

4/09/2020

Ellery; Dawson

Education and Training; Disability Services

Job service to support employment needs of disability sector

3/09/2020

Dawson

Environment

Containers for Change refund points announced

2/09/2020

Dawson

Environment

Feedback sought on WA’s waste management legislation

1/09/2020

Dawson

Environment

World-first science helps the beloved quokka

1/09/2020

Dawson

Environment

Wattle you be doing this September?

31/08/2020

Dawson

Environment

Community Rivercare Program fourth round of grants open

31/08/2020

Dawson

Environment

New initiatives target improved waste behaviours

28/08/2020

Dawson

Environment

Exmouth Gulf proposals to be subject of cumulative impact study

28/08/2020

Dawson

Environment

New campgrounds and walk trails for Turquoise Coast

26/08/2020

Dawson

Environment

New boardwalk for popular Murujuga rock art site

26/08/2020

Dawson

Environment

Joint media statement - World Heritage Tentative listing celebrated on-country

26/08/2020

Ellery; Dawson

Education and Training; Disability Services

Bunbury training centre to meet aged care and disability workforce needs

21/08/2020

Dawson

Environment

Help for communities to tackle litter in Keep Australia Beautiful Week

21/08/2020

Dawson

Environment

Keep it clean: New strategy to reduce litter in Western Australia

18/08/2020

Dawson

Environment

Market-led nature-based tourism opportunities to be explored

18/08/2020

Dawson

Environment

Carbon for Conservation to deliver new opportunities for WA

13/08/2020

Dawson

Environment

Development in Collie continues with new tender released

13/08/2020

Dawson

Environment

Name announced for proposed Bunbury regional park

10/08/2020

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Agreement to streamline environmental approvals given green light

8/08/2020

McGowan; Papalia; Dawson

Premier; Tourism; Environment

WA Recovery Plan injects $150 million into State’s tourism industry

5/08/2020

Dawson

Environment

Pilot project to protect rare Pilbara vegetation

4/08/2020

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Historic agreement paves way for Ningaloo joint management

4/08/2020

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Lands

Facelift for Mount Pleasant foreshore

3/08/2020

Dawson

Environment

Waste reduction grants for WA businesses, NFPs, local governments and community groups

30/07/2020

Dawson

Emergency Services

$15 million COVID-recovery package for WA’s emergency services

29/07/2020

Ellery; Dawson

Education and Training; Disability Services

New state-of-the-art centre to meet local demand in aged care and disability

28/07/2020

Dawson; Saffioti

Environment; Transport

New boat ramp on the horizon for Canal Rocks

28/07/2020

Dawson

Environment

Containers for Change hitting the road

28/07/2020

Dawson

Environment

Financial help for container deposit scheme participants

28/07/2020

Dawson; Johnston

Environment; Energy

Additional funding for Clean Energy Future Fund

27/07/2020

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

McGowan Government unveils Green Jobs Plan to support recovery

26/07/2020

Dawson

Environment

Hopes to keep Perth osprey numbers flying high with new nest

26/07/2020

Tinley; Dawson

Veterans Issues; Environment

Plans underway to honour ‘Forgotten War’ with Korean War memorial

24/07/2020

Dawson

Environment

New node walks through Canning River history

23/07/2020

Dawson

Environment

Town of Bassendean rolls out new three-bin recycling system

22/07/2020

Dawson

Environment; Disability Services

WA first for public sector agency and disability recruitment

3/07/2020

Dawson

Disability Services

Funding to help deliver on five per cent disability employment target

2/07/2020

Dawson

Environment

Successful wildlife rehabilitator grant recipients announced

1/07/2020

Dawson

Environment

Illegal dumpers convicted after camera sting operation

1/07/2020

Dawson

Environment

Reception no barrier to exploring Kalbarri National Park

28/06/2020

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Adventure awaits with new Collie mountain bike trails

26/06/2020

Dawson

Environment

Call for expressions of interest in paper and cardboard recycling grants

25/06/2020

Dawson

Environment

Humpback whale swim tours return to Ningaloo

25/06/2020

Dawson

Electoral Affairs

McGowan Government delivers on electoral reform commitments

24/06/2020

Murray; Dawson

Sport and Recreation; Environment

Australian-first hiking strategy to sustain boom in bushwalking and trail running

24/06/2020

Dawson

Environment

Grants to help charities combat illegal dumping

23/06/2020

Dawson; Cook

Disability Services; Health

$10 million to support independent living

12/06/2020

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

The wait is over - Kalbarri Skywalk opens

12/06/2020

Dawson

Environment

Clean start for 2020 Tidy Towns Awards

8/06/2020

Dawson

Environment

Beach litter targeted on World Oceans Day

5/06/2020

Dawson

Environment

Funding available to reduce litter in WA

5/06/2020

Dawson

Environment

Perth Zoo reopens to the public

4/06/2020

Dawson

Environment

Containers for Change refund points boosted by community grants

26/05/2020

Dawson

Environment

October launch date for WA's Container Deposit Scheme

22/05/2020

Dawson

Disability Services

Funding boost for disability sector workforce skills development

21/05/2020

Dawson

Disability Services

More time for transition to Quality and Safeguards Commission

20/05/2020

Dawson

Environment

Iconic Bluff Knoll walk trail reopened after bushfires

18/05/2020

Dawson

Environment

New Household Hazardous Waste collection facility for Fremantle

16/05/2020

Saffioti; Dawson; Wyatt

Transport; Environment; Lands

Election commitment delivered to save Beeliar Wetlands

14/05/2020

Dawson

Environment

Grants open to assist wildlife rehabilitators

13/05/2020

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

McGowan Government announces streamlined environmental assessment processes during COVID-19 recovery

5/05/2020

Dawson

Environment

Households to benefit from $20 million boost to three-bin FOGO kerbside collections

1/05/2020

Dawson

Disability Services

Jobs in WA Disability Services website launches

1/05/2020

Dawson

Environment

Perth Zoo launches live giraffe cam

30/04/2020

Dawson

Environment

WA’s national parks welcoming locals to camp once again

30/04/2020

Dawson; Johnston

Environment; Mines and Petroleum

Fund to help develop clean energy projects in Western Australia

28/04/2020

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Funding round opens for NRM projects across WA

23/04/2020

Templeman; Dawson

Local Government; Disability Services

Big increases in fines for drivers illegally parking in ACROD bays

22/04/2020

Dawson

Environment

Schools champion reducing waste

20/04/2020

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Consultation paused on Fitzroy River commitments

16/04/2020

Dawson

Disability Services

Essential shopping service launches for people with disability

31/03/2020

Dawson

Environment

Start of Containers for Change deferred due to COVID-19

16/03/2020

Tinley; Dawson

Housing; Disability Services

Affordable rent cap for co-resident carers in social housing

7/03/2020

Dawson

Environment

Calling for WA’s tidiest towns

6/03/2020

Dawson

Environment

Grant boosts conservation efforts for rare wallaby