Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Stephen Dawson MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

16/05/2022

Dawson

Volunteering

National Volunteer Week underway for 2022

12/05/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Major boost to Western Australia's emergency services

10/05/2022

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Emergency Services

Bill introduced to provide certainty on COVID-19 response measures

9/05/2022

Dawson; Cook

Medical Research; Science

Global partnership between Australia and USA set to boost Biodesign Australia

9/05/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Western Australia’s Data Science Week 2022 gets underway

6/05/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

Call for tenders for a training program to improve consumer involvement in research

4/05/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Western Australia’s leaders gather for Brain Gain Roundtable

3/05/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Search begins for Western Australia’s Innovator of the Year 2022

1/05/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Fallen heroes’ legacy set in stone

30/04/2022

Templeman; Dawson

Sport and Recreation; Emergency Services

Northampton celebrates road to recovery with Festival of Footy

29/04/2022

Whitby; Dawson

Environment; Emergency Services

Celebrating 50 years of bushfire aerial detection

28/04/2022

Dawson

Volunteering

Lotterywest funding to recognise volunteers

28/04/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for flood-affected communities in WA’s Pilbara

27/04/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

Research Institute Support program to distribute $6.5 million funding boost

19/04/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

First locally based Large Air Tanker to fight WA bushfires

14/04/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

WA visionaries encouraged to apply for health and medical Innovation Fellowships

9/04/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Great Southern volunteers armed with new firefighting equipment

8/04/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

Artificial Intelligence research project a winner in $2.1 million funding program

8/04/2022

Sanderson; Dawson

Health; Medical Research

WA Child Research Fund now open for applications to improve child and adolescent health

7/04/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

WA continues to support NSW flood victims with emergency support

7/04/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

Clinicians encouraged to apply for fellowships to advance WA health research

6/04/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Mobile worker accommodation rolls out for Seroja recovery

30/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

WA sends another team to assist with flooding response

30/03/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

Innovation Seed Fund grants now open for innovators with novel health and medical research solutions

29/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Independent Wooroloo Bushfire review recommendations released

26/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

SES Mounted Section bids farewell after 35 years of service

25/03/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

McGowan Government continues investment in world-class cyber security services

24/03/2022

Dawson; MacTiernan

Emergency Services; Regional Development

First ever District Recovery Coordinator appointed to Wheatbelt following catastrophic bushfires

23/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following severe bushfire in WA’s South-West

23/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for farming communities in WA’s Wheatbelt

20/03/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

Groundbreaking WA rapid COVID-19 screening system to help protect remote and FIFO communities

18/03/2022

Dawson

Volunteering

YVolunteer program launched to help young people get ‘job ready’

17/03/2022

Sanderson; Dawson

Health; Medical Research

New study to capture data on undetected COVID-19 in Perth

16/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for flood-affected communities in WA’s Kimberley

11/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

World-class firefighting vehicles give Esperance brigades new edge

11/03/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

New Chair of Western Australian Health Translation Network

9/03/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

WA innovators invited to apply for $20,000 Innovation Booster Grants

9/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

SES volunteers step up to assist flood-affected NSW

8/03/2022

Dawson; McGurk

Innovation and ICT; Women's Interests

Celebrating Western Australia’s women in innovation on International Women’s Day 2022

7/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Two more WA Emergency Services teams deployed to NSW to help communities devastated by floods

4/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Western Australian Emergency Services team to help NSW flooding response

4/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

New marine rescue vessel pays homage to local history

2/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Funding boost to reduce disaster risk for WA communities

24/02/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

$10 million to support outstanding health and medical research

22/02/2022

Dawson

Volunteering; Emergency Services

Volunteering WA online presence to be boosted

21/02/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

Funding opportunity to set up health and medical researchers for success

18/02/2022

Dawson; Johnston; Kelly

Emergency Services; Energy; Water

Financial relief for bushfire-affected Western Australians

17/02/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

More than $615,000 to grow entrepreneur and investor education programs