Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Stephen Dawson MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

20/02/2018

Dawson

Environment

Six native species removed from threatened list

10/02/2018

McGowan; Dawson; Wyatt

Premier; Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Funding for Aboriginal rangers delivered

5/02/2018

Dawson

Environment

Grants on offer for waste-reducing projects

18/01/2018

Dawson

Environment

Countdown to plastic bag ban

17/01/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Tourism boost for Perth icon

17/01/2018

Dawson

Environment

Let's talk waste

16/01/2018

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Environment

One-stop shop launched to streamline water and environmental assessments

15/01/2018

Dawson

Environment

Grants to help reduce waste

12/01/2018

Dawson

Environment

Grants awarded to community groups to protect river

12/01/2018

Dawson

Environment

Yalgorup National Park to be expanded

5/01/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Green light for ‘Old Salt’ Swan River event barge

4/01/2018

Dawson

Environment

Six months to prepare for plastic bag ban

22/12/2017

Dawson; Logan

Environment; Emergency Services

Stub out litter and firebugs

21/12/2017

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

WA’s firefighters take to the skies for the 2017-18 bushfire season

21/12/2017

Dawson

Environment

Approval for Mid-West iron ore project

21/12/2017

Dawson

Environment

State Government preserves unique Helena-Aurora Range

19/12/2017

Dawson; MacTiernan

Environment; Regional Development

New campground near Margaret River open for Christmas

19/12/2017

Dawson

Environment

McGowan Labor Government releases position statement on PFAS

14/12/2017

Dawson

Environment

Gates open today at Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park

12/12/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

Western Australians with disability to receive support through a nationally delivered NDIS

11/12/2017

Dawson

Environment

Western Australians behind container deposit scheme

6/12/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

Sorrento Beach and Hillarys Boat Harbour more inclusive with Changing Place

6/12/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

Lotterywest grant to support people with a spinal cord injury

4/12/2017

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Grants drive landcare and environmental work across WA

4/12/2017

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Grants to help protect natural resources across Perth

3/12/2017

Dawson; Tinley

Disability Services; Housing

All aboard inclusive children's playground

3/12/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

Access and inclusion take centre stage at Disability Awareness Week

1/12/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

Public sector equity employment boost for economy

1/12/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

Celebrate International Day of People with Disability

29/11/2017

Dawson

Environment

Minister dismisses appeals on Blue Hills Mungada East mining proposal

24/11/2017

Dawson

Environment

Minister dismisses appeals on Helena-Aurora Range mining proposal

15/11/2017

Dawson

Environment

Roundtable to inform Government on better waste management

14/11/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

New office provides local disability supports in the Great Southern

14/11/2017

Dawson

Environment

Car emissions put to the test with CleanRun

6/11/2017

Ellery; Dawson

Education and Training; Disability Services

Investment gives greater access to College Row hydrotherapy pool

24/10/2017

Dawson; MacTiernan

Environment; Regional Development

Replacement of historic pedestrian bridge

20/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

Kalgoorlie-Boulder wins Tidy Towns 2017

20/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

Western Australians urged to reduce waste

17/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

Riverton Library ramps up reuse message

13/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

Swan Canning Riverpark to benefit from funded volunteer projects

11/10/2017

Papalia; Dawson

Tourism; Environment

Joint media statement - Funding to deliver tourism vision for Monkey Mia

11/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

Dibbler populations bolstered

10/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

Riverbank Program to fund foreshore restoration projects

10/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

Spring prescribed burning underway

9/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

Fracking inquiry panellists named

6/10/2017

Dawson; Kelly

Environment; Forestry

Barrabup old-growth forest to be set aside

3/10/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

New Changing Place provides opportunities and inclusivity in the South-West

1/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

New lion exhibit opens at Perth Zoo

21/09/2017

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Interest sought for Aboriginal Ranger Program

15/09/2017

Dawson

Environment

Eclipse Resources denied special leave to appeal

13/09/2017

Dawson

Environment

Threatened species introduced to Dirk Hartog Island National Park

12/09/2017

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

McGowan Government gives green light to bag ban

8/09/2017

Dawson

Environment

New strategy to better protect Burrup rock art

7/09/2017

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Treasurer; Aboriginal Affairs

Budget delivers on environmental commitments across the State

5/09/2017

Dawson; Johnston

Environment; Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government implements fracking commitment

28/08/2017

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Environment

WA community invited to have a say on container deposit scheme

21/08/2017

Dawson

Environment

Anti-rubbish campaign launched to target litterbugs

16/08/2017

Dawson

Environment

New recycling centre walking the walk

15/08/2017

Dawson

Environment

10-year plan for Albany’s iconic conservation reserves

9/08/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

New MSWA Community and Health Services Centre in Bunbury celebrated

9/08/2017

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

Western Australia's first prescribed burning forum begins

8/08/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

New disability services hub for Margaret River

4/08/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

Disability Justice Centre to undergo review

3/08/2017

McGowan; Dawson; Kelly

Premier; Environment; Fisheries

Mid-West aquaculture zone gets green light

2/08/2017

Dawson

Environment

Amount of waste ending up in landfill on the decline

2/08/2017

Dawson

Environment

State Government to consider EPA advice on Mandogalup

14/07/2017

Dawson

Environment

Australian retailers commended for plastic bag ban

7/07/2017

Dawson

Emergency Services

Bushfire Mitigation Summit summary now available

5/07/2017

Dawson; Murray

Environment; Sport and Recreation

Master plan to guide WA mountain biking towards world stage

3/07/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

NDIS rolls out in Perth Hills, South Metro, Kimberley and Pilbara

1/07/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

NDIS rolls out to the Kimberley and Pilbara

27/06/2017

Dawson

Environment

Western Australians rally for Plastic Free July

19/06/2017

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Northern whale migration under way

9/06/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

Unique event puts people with disability at forefront of consultation

5/06/2017

Dawson

Environment

Trial changes highway littering behaviour

26/05/2017

Dawson

Environment

International whale shark conference set for Ningaloo

24/05/2017

Dawson

Environment

Nominations open for Infinity Awards

24/05/2017

Dawson

Environment

Funding for waste avoidance projects

22/05/2017

Dawson

Environment

Book launched to guide Banksia Woodlands restoration

20/05/2017

Dawson

Environment

Fresh approaches to minimising waste

18/05/2017

Dawson

Environment

Prescribed burning result best in 29 years

18/05/2017

Dawson

Environment

Schools rewarded for waste approach

12/05/2017

Dawson

Environment

Rock wallabies released into Kalbarri National Park

31/03/2017

Dawson

Environment

Minister welcomes WA's future rangers