Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Stephen Dawson MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

16/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

Six regional towns vie for tidiest town awards

16/08/2019

Wyatt; Dawson

Lands; Environment

Ocean Reef Marina gets the “green” light of environmental approval

15/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

WA first: drones track endangered wildlife on Dirk Hartog Island

14/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

Biggest wild release for rare native reptiles

13/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

Dumpers pay for illegally disposing waste

13/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

New Crime Stoppers partnership to help catch environmental crooks

12/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

Community Rivercare Program third round of grants open

8/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

$1 million funding for riverbanks along Swan and Canning Rivers

6/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

$3 million funding to protect Swan and Canning Rivers

27/07/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

Additional funding to empower people with disability

26/07/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

Changing Place for people with disability now open in Kings Park

25/07/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Land added to Murujuga National Park as plan to recognise ancient culture progresses

25/07/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Historic day for WA as Houtman Abrolhos Islands National Park officially created

18/07/2019

Dawson

Environment

WA’s new container deposit scheme to launch on June 2, 2020

17/07/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

New guide to help people with disability improve their future

16/07/2019

Dawson

Heritage

Collie Railway Roundhouse and turntable heritage listed

12/07/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Environment

Mining giant’s long-term plan for the Pilbara approved

10/07/2019

Dawson

Environment

New-look board for WA’s Waste Authority

4/07/2019

Dawson

Environment

Schools lead the way on reducing waste

3/07/2019

Dawson

Environment

Have your say on reducing single-use plastics

1/07/2019

Dawson

Environment

Record number of visitors to Perth Zoo

1/07/2019

Dawson

Environment

Western Australians challenged to get involved this Plastic Free July

28/06/2019

Dawson

Environment

Bibbulmun Track camp site rebuilt after bushfires

26/06/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

State Government calls for the release of full NDIS pricing review report to ensure transparency

26/06/2019

Dawson

Environment

Grants to improve waste management in WA

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