Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Stephen Dawson MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

22/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

Bushfire recovery plan for western ground parrots

22/01/2020

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Ranger Program Round 3 applications open

22/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

New dive trail for Marmion Marine Park

21/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

Calling all waste champions - Infinity Awards return in 2020

20/01/2020

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

Firefighting aerial giant touches down in Perth

17/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

Recycling charities funded through dumping reduction program

17/01/2020

Dawson

Lands

Western Australian data assisting bushfire response

16/01/2020

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

First look at Containers for Change recycling network

16/01/2020

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Environment

Register for special entertainment precincts info sessions

14/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

Have your say on swimming with humpback whales

11/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

Perth Zoo opens late for Summer of Fun

3/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

Have your say about Kings Park and Botanic Garden

19/12/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

Disability advocacy providers to share $2.5 million of new funding

17/12/2019

Dawson

Environment

Regulations pave way for Container Deposit Scheme in June 2020

17/12/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

$130,000 grant to promote active life for people with disability

17/12/2019

Dawson

Environment

Eyes in the sky watching for native vegetation clearing

16/12/2019

Dawson

Environment

New plan to guide management of Kimberley islands

14/12/2019

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Disability Services

Pia’s Place playspace captures spirit of inclusion and adventure

11/12/2019

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Environment

All aboard for the first ride on MV Tricia

10/12/2019

Dawson

Environment

$10 million facility to help manage mercury waste in WA

5/12/2019

MacTiernan; Wyatt; Dawson

Regional Development; Lands; Environment

Landmark decision to allow carbon farming on pastoral lands

5/12/2019

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Disability Services

Water Corporation’s fourth Disability Access and Inclusion Plan launched

5/12/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

Public authorities get top marks for access and inclusion

5/12/2019

Dawson

Environment

Cultural and conservation milestone in the west Kimberley

3/12/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Public Sector Management; Disability Services

New five per cent target for disability employment in public sector to help drive WA prosperity

29/11/2019

Dawson; Murray

Environment; Sport and Recreation

More mountain bike trails on the cards for Collie

29/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Joint management plan for conservation reserves in the Pilbara and Kimberley areas

28/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Funding boost supports community projects in regional parks

28/11/2019

Murray; Dawson

Sport and Recreation; Environment

Trail-building workshop to support local jobs in Collie and Dwellingup

27/11/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

$4.45 million to help WA service providers transition to NDIS

27/11/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Commonwealth urged to sign agreement to fast track approvals

23/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

A regal name for Perth Zoo’s new giraffe calf

22/11/2019

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Environment

Reforms pave the way for WA’s first special entertainment precincts

22/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

One week left to have your say on climate change

22/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

South-West regional parks milestone

21/11/2019

Ellery; Dawson

Education and Training; Disability Services

Training boost for the social assistance and allied health sector

21/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Community Rivercare Program round 3 projects announced

18/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Grants to improve waste management in WA

15/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Feedback sought on improving native vegetation management

15/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Protecting the Pilbara focus for new offsets fund

15/11/2019

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Environment

The name of Perth’s new locally-built ferry revealed

14/11/2019

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

WA firefighters providing much-needed relief for NSW and QLD

13/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Schools champion reducing waste

13/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Contract awarded for William Bay renewal project

12/11/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

Grants announced for International Day of People with Disability

11/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Getting waste sorted a focus for National Recycling Week

8/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Calls for Federal action on critical environmental issues

8/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Progress made toward Murujuga World Heritage status

7/11/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

$2.5 million for innovative disability advocacy providers

7/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Perth schools celebrate a decade of being wise with waste

31/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

$15,000 in fines dished out to dumpers

29/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

New members for Cockburn Sound Management Council

28/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Feedback sought on improving environmental legislation

25/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Bunbury named 2019 Tidy Town winner

25/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Community asked to help name Perth Zoo’s giraffe calf

19/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Hitting a Garage Sale Trail of treasures this weekend

18/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Funding help for WA schools to be waste wise

11/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Get involved in Mandurah Estuary clean-up

11/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

New Environmental Protection Authority board member appointed

10/10/2019

Murray; Dawson

Sport and Recreation; Environment

Course to help equip locals with trail building skills

9/10/2019

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Rare opportunity for world class Kalbarri Skywalk venture

7/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Spring prescribed burning underway

6/10/2019

Wyatt; Dawson

Lands; Environment

New milestone brings Ocean Reef Marina closer to construction

4/10/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson

Regional Development; Environment

Masterplan to unlock Mid-West’s iconic Moresby Range

2/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Collie gearing up for new mountain bike trails

1/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Endangered Dibblers destined for Dirk Hartog Island National Park

26/09/2019

Dawson

Environment

Litter grants to help reduce litter in WA

26/09/2019

Dawson

Environment

Plastic bag litter has fallen in latest rubbish index report

25/09/2019

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Environment

Work to restore and revegetate Bennett Brook Catchment underway

19/09/2019

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

First look at ground-breaking $24m Kalbarri Skywalk project

11/09/2019

Dawson

Environment

Have your say on improving the use of Perth’s Swan River

11/09/2019

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Ranger Program round two recipients announced

4/09/2019

Dawson

Environment

Climate change consultation to help shape WA response

2/09/2019

Dawson

Environment

A feast for the senses in Kings Park this September

29/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

New board members for Perth Zoo

28/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

Company fined for burying waste oil at its Esperance abattoir

27/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

New members sought for WA Contaminated Sites Committee

26/08/2019

Dawson; Kelly

Environment; Fisheries

Reel It In fishing line bin project continues to grow

26/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

Grants to help reduce waste

22/08/2019

Dawson; McGurk

Environment; Women's Interests

Call for more women in fire management

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