Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Dr Tony Buti MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

10/01/2022

Buti

Mines and Petroleum

New CEO appointed at The Perth Mint

7/01/2022

Buti

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Nominations now open for 2022 WA Multicultural Awards

22/12/2021

Buti; Carey; Saffioti

Finance; Lands; Planning

Landgate building revamp to bring more workers and vibrancy to Midland

15/12/2021

Buti

Lands

Landgate announces SPUR grants to location technology innovators

15/12/2021

Sanderson; Dawson; Buti

Environment; Climate Action; Aboriginal Affairs; Lands

Big boost for carbon farming opportunities in Western Australia

14/12/2021

MacTiernan; Buti

Regional Development; Lands

Keralup access road paves way for local jobs

10/12/2021

Buti

Lands

New board appointment for Landgate

10/12/2021

Saffioti; Buti

Transport; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Howzat! WACA upgrades underway with demolition of Inverarity Stand

8/12/2021

MacTiernan; Buti

Regional Development; Lands

Proponents sought for workforce accommodation site in Exmouth

2/12/2021

McGowan; Buti; Templeman

Premier; Sport and Recreation; Tourism

Perth to host five FIFA Women's World Cup games in 2023

1/12/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

New High Performance Sport Strategy backs emerging sports

1/12/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Small grants a big factor in creating healthy, happy communities

26/11/2021

Buti

Lands

Land release provides crucial support for Pilbara industrial growth

26/11/2021

Buti

Lands

Pinjarra Industrial Estate sets stage for local business growth

18/11/2021

Buti; MacTiernan; Sanderson; Cook

Lands; Regional Development; Hydrogen Industry; Environment; Climate Action; State Development, Jobs and Trade

State Government to unlock land for renewable energy and economic diversification

17/11/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation; Finance

Historic camp re-opens following $3.7 million refurbishment

10/11/2021

Buti; Dawson

Finance; Industrial Relations

McGowan Government introduces Australia’s first debarment regime

9/11/2021

Buti; Whitby

Sport and Recreation; Volunteering

Surf’s Up! Lotterywest funds for Margaret River Surf Life Saving Development Centre

9/11/2021

Buti; Whitby

Sport and Recreation; Volunteering

Lotterywest grant funds new tech for Bibbulmun Track

6/11/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Celebrate Diwali and get vaccinated to keep your community safe

5/11/2021

Buti; Saffioti

Lands; Transport

Western portion of Riverside Drive renamed Birdiya Drive to honour Noongar Elders

4/11/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Four WA athletes to benefit from VenuesWest Brand Ambassador Program

2/11/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

New members appointed to VenuesWest board

31/10/2021

Buti

Lands

54-storey tower approved for last available lot at Elizabeth Quay

30/10/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

New gender neutral changerooms level playing field for women’s sport in Exmouth

28/10/2021

Templeman; Buti

Heritage; Lands

Roebourne Gaoler’s Quarters history conserved under new funding

27/10/2021

Buti; Dawson

Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

Largest ever attendance at third annual Aboriginal Business Expo

27/10/2021

Buti

Lands

Land for new housing to be released in popular Kalgoorlie-Boulder estate

25/10/2021

McGowan; Cook; MacTiernan; Buti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Hydrogen Industry; Lands

WA to become global clean energy powerhouse

20/10/2021

Buti

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Indonesian COVID-19 crisis relief funds now allocated

15/10/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Geraldton Basketball Stadium election commitment in the basket

15/10/2021

Buti

Lands

High demand expected for prime Oyster Harbour land release

14/10/2021

Buti; Sanderson

Sport and Recreation; Environment

Adventurous minds convene to plan the future of WA’s trails

8/10/2021

Buti

Lands

Pastoral Lands Board welcomes two new members

5/10/2021

Buti; Punch

Lands; Innovation and ICT

World-leading automation and robotics test facility coming to northern suburbs

2/10/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

New Swan River canoe slalom course opens

29/09/2021

Templeman; Buti

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Perth proves pitch-perfect with five major hockey events secured

28/09/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

WA Hiking Participation Grants open for applications

26/09/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Kimberley footy set to reach new heights with $5 million boost

23/09/2021

Templeman; Buti

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Matagarup mega-footy a sign of Perth's Grand Final fever

22/09/2021

Buti; Whitby

Sport and Recreation; Small Business

Local suppliers in overdrive for Toyota AFL Grand Final preparations

21/09/2021

MacTiernan; Buti

Agriculture and Food; Lands

New businesses to enter Gascoyne Food Bowl

18/09/2021

McGowan; Templeman; Buti

Premier; Tourism; Culture and the Arts; Sport and Recreation

WA artists front historic AFL Grand Final

17/09/2021

Buti; Dawson

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Tjuntjuntjara agreement ends 20-year campaign for land tenure

17/09/2021

Buti; Dawson

Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Procurement Policy expands to include employment and subbie targets

15/09/2021

Buti; Cook

Lands; Health

Final Stage 1 lots released at Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct

15/09/2021

Dawson; Buti

Aboriginal Affairs; Lands

WA-first agreement signed to drive economic development in remote Aboriginal communities

12/09/2021

Saffioti; Buti

Planning; Transport; Lands; Sport and Recreation

Surf’s up as proponent chosen to deliver Cockburn Wave Park

9/09/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Sport and recreation budget kicks goals for WA communities

9/09/2021

McGowan; Buti; Saffioti

Premier; Finance; Planning

Transfer duty rebate extended to support homebuyers and local jobs

8/09/2021

Sanderson; Buti

Commerce; Sport and Recreation

Just the ticket - tough new laws to stamp out scalping

7/09/2021

Buti; Cook

Finance; Health

Locally manufactured hand sanitiser units to be trialled across WA

4/09/2021

Buti

Lands

EOI process opens to reinvigorate Market Hall at Yagan Square

3/09/2021

Cook; Templeman; Buti

Deputy Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Wallabies primed for Perth Bledisloe battle

1/09/2021

Cook; Johnston; Buti

State Development, Jobs and Trade; Mines and Petroleum; Lands

Covalent Lithium to build new facility in Kwinana

31/08/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Western Australians rewarded as Perth hosts historic AFL Grand Final

31/08/2021

Buti

Finance

One month to go for electricity credit applications

23/08/2021

Buti; Punch

Sport and Recreation; Disability Services

WA athletes ready to compete at Tokyo Paralympic Games

22/08/2021

Buti; McGurk

Community Services; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

McGowan Government stands with Afghan community

19/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti; Buti

Premier; Planning; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Perth City Deal’s WACA upgrade underway

18/08/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Major boost to HBF Park ahead of 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

18/08/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Kicking goals as construction begins on $32.5 million State Football Centre

5/08/2021

Templeman; Cook; Buti

Tourism; Health; Sport and Recreation

Let the games begin! World Transplant Games to kick off in Perth 2023

5/08/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

$2 million provided to Indonesia for COVID-19 crisis relief

4/08/2021

Buti

Lands

Final closure of Wittenoom nears as Bill returns to Parliament

4/08/2021

Buti

Lands

New chairperson and member for DevelopmentWA board

3/08/2021

Buti; Templeman

Sport and Recreation; Tourism

Construction starts on Optus Stadium’s new rooftop viewing platform

25/07/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Commitment delivered to upgrade tired East Fremantle Oval

16/07/2021

Buti

Lands

Hodges Drive extension to Ocean Reef Marina site now open

15/07/2021

Buti; Carey

Lands; Housing

New housing options to meet demand in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

14/07/2021

Dawson; Buti

Aboriginal Affairs; Lands

First Boodja transfers under South West Native Title Settlement

14/07/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Funding supports sustainable, resilient clubs

13/07/2021

Buti

Lands

Innovative housing edges closer for Middleton Beach

13/07/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Small grants a big win for Western Australians

12/07/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

51 of WA’s best athletes to represent Australia at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

9/07/2021

McGurk; Buti

Community Services; Finance

Grants awarded to Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations

8/07/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Grants creating innovative programs to increase physical activity

7/07/2021

Buti; Templeman

Lands; Heritage

Exciting new chapter for Midland’s historic heart

7/07/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Three-year funding arrangement secured for regional athlete development

6/07/2021

Buti; Saffioti

Lands; Planning

WA's newest land tenure unlocking opportunities for property sector

6/07/2021

Buti

Finance

Bold targets set in renewed McGowan Government Aboriginal Procurement Policy

5/07/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Tickets on sale for historic Ashes Test at Perth Stadium

25/06/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Australia and New Zealand to face-off in Perth Pro League hockey series

24/06/2021

Buti

Lands

Pastoral Chair reappointed with new Aboriginal Member ‘on board’

24/06/2021

Papalia; Buti

Defence Industry; Lands

WA firm named as preferred proponent for AMC upgrade

24/06/2021

Buti

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Funding awarded to support language learning

23/06/2021

Templeman; Buti

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Supercars tickets a licence to thrill motorsport fans

16/06/2021

Buti

Lands

McGowan Government fast tracks new industrial development for Kalgoorlie

16/06/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

State Sporting Associations winners in latest funding round

15/06/2021

Papalia; Buti

Defence Industry; Lands

Major tender awarded for AMC Integrated Infrastructure Program

9/06/2021

Templeman; Buti

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Tickets on sale for Perth’s Bledisloe Cup blockbuster

4/06/2021

Buti

Lands

First lots released at Orion Industrial Park

2/06/2021

Buti; Punch

Lands; Seniors and Ageing

New Kalamunda aged care development site goes to market

2/06/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Hiking grants a gateway to experience WA’s great outdoors

1/06/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Community scores in McGowan Government’s latest round of sport grants

1/06/2021

Buti

Finance

New Western Australian procurement framework enacted

29/05/2021

Buti

Lands

Pastoral Lands Board seeks two new members

27/05/2021

Saffioti; Buti

Planning; Lands

METRONET East Redevelopment Scheme sets vision for vibrant station precincts

25/05/2021

Buti; McGurk; Dawson

Finance; Community Services; Mental Health

$14.5 million boost for community and mental health services

21/05/2021

Buti

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Spectacular festival celebrates Sikh history and New Year