Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Dr Tony Buti MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

29/09/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

Plans to strengthen Banned Drinkers Register out for consultation

28/09/2022

McGowan; Buti; Papalia

Premier; Racing and Gaming; Police

New laws to ban violent thugs from popular entertainment precincts

23/09/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

Extra cheers for FIFA World Cup fans

21/09/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

Inaugural Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Council appointed

21/09/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

Strengthened casino law passes Parliament

14/09/2022

McGurk; Buti

Child Protection; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Representative Organisations help keep children safe

1/09/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

Pilbara decision adds to WA record of Native Title determinations

30/08/2022

Buti

Finance

Outstanding local building suppliers and contractors celebrated

25/08/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

$3.2 million to transform Queens Park site into Place of Healing

25/08/2022

Whitby; Buti

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

CALM Act amendments enable joint vesting of marine reserves

22/08/2022

McGowan; Cook; Buti

Premier; Tourism; Racing and Gaming

Major hospitality and tourism recruitment campaign set to launch

18/08/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal cultural heritage projects to receive $500,000 boost

18/08/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

First annual South West Native Title Settlement update outlines significant progress

15/08/2022

McGowan; Templeman; Buti

Premier; Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Joint media statement - Site selected for Western Australia’s new Aboriginal Cultural Centre

15/08/2022

Buti

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

$1 million in grants to strengthen CaLD communities in WA

12/08/2022

MacTiernan; Buti

Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Residential facility to support Martu students opens

9/08/2022

MacTiernan; Buti

Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Goldfields Aboriginal business grants to drive growth and jobs

9/08/2022

Buti; McGurk

Finance; Community Services

State Commissioning Strategy to improve community services delivery in WA

4/08/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

‘Remembering Mount Margaret Mission’ sheds light on life at former mission

1/08/2022

Kelly; Buti

Youth; Aboriginal Affairs

Funding for new grants program to support young Aboriginal people to thrive

31/07/2022

McGowan; Carey; Sanderson; Buti

Premier; Lands; Health; Aboriginal Affairs

Broome Health and Wellbeing Campus to be first of its kind

31/07/2022

McGowan; Whitby; Buti; Punch

Premier; Environment; Aboriginal Affairs; Fisheries

Three new marine parks in the Buccaneer Archipelago

28/07/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

$3.4 million boost to further progress Closing the Gap targets

27/07/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Lands Trust members reappointed

26/07/2022

Carey; Buti

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Indigenous contractor delivers landscaping at Peel Business Park

4/07/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

McGowan Government appoints two new Gaming and Wagering Commission members

4/07/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

New phase of co-design process for Aboriginal cultural heritage

4/07/2022

Ellery; Buti

Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal languages are alive in WA public schools

4/07/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

New members appointed to the Aboriginal Advisory Council

1/07/2022

Whitby; Buti

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Round five of the Aboriginal Ranger Program now open

30/06/2022

McGurk; Buti

Women's Interests; Finance

State Government uses buying power to advance gender equality

29/06/2022

Whitby; Buti

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Ranger Program Round 4 recipients announced

28/06/2022

Buti

Finance

Warren-Blackwood call centre contract extended until 2032

27/06/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

New chair appointed to Racing and Wagering WA

23/06/2022

Buti

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Funding boost to help Community Languages Program grow

23/06/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

Members sought for inaugural Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Council

22/06/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

New casino legislation to boost integrity, regulator powers and penalties

21/06/2022

Templeman; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Noongar version of Better Beginnings Baby Ways book launched

15/06/2022

Buti; Whitby

Aboriginal Affairs; Environment

Historic native title settlement secures benefits for Traditional Owners in renamed Pila Nature Reserve

13/06/2022

Buti

Emergency Services; Volunteering

WA emergency services personnel recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

10/06/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

Blackstone granted WA approval to proceed with acquisition of Crown Resorts

9/06/2022

MacTiernan; Buti

Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Step forward for Mid-West Aboriginal businesses

9/06/2022

Cook; Buti

State Development, Jobs and Trade; Aboriginal Affairs

$2 million to help WA small businesses secure State Government contracts

9/06/2022

Buti; MacTiernan; Cook

Finance; Aboriginal Affairs; Regional Development; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Aboriginal Business Forum connecting businesses and industry

2/06/2022

Buti; McGurk

Aboriginal Affairs; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Support for prevention of family and domestic violence in Derby

2/06/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

Funding boost for youth programs and facilities in West Kimberley

2/06/2022

Buti; Sanderson

Aboriginal Affairs; Health

Remote Kimberley medical service receives $2 million boost

27/05/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Unique exhibits unveiled in Carnarvon

27/05/2022

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs

National Reconciliation Week kicks off in WA

27/05/2022

Carey; Buti

Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

Architects appointed for $20 million Kununurra Aboriginal Short Stay

20/05/2022

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

State Government donates $500,000 to help people of Ukraine

19/05/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

Funding boost for Curtin University’s Carrolup Centre for Truth-Telling

18/05/2022

Templeman; Buti

Heritage; Aboriginal Affairs

Little Wilgie Ochre Mine included on State Register of Heritage Places

12/05/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

$600 million for Aboriginal initiatives aimed at Closing the Gap

12/05/2022

McGowan; Cook; Buti; Carey

Premier; Treasurer; Commerce; Finance; Housing

New measures to protect home owners and support building and construction industry

5/05/2022

Johnston; Buti

Mines and Petroleum; Aboriginal Affairs

$14.6 million to create Aboriginal Empowerment Unit

29/04/2022

Whitby; Buti

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Warlibirri National Park created in Plan for Our Parks milestone

26/04/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

Second State Government payment made to Noongar Boodja Trust

21/04/2022

Whitby; Buti

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

State Budget provides $11 million boost for Murujuga National Park

20/04/2022

Johnston; Buti

Mines and Petroleum; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal company Gee Gie awarded abandoned mines contract

8/04/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

Consultation starts on Bill to divest Aboriginal Lands Trust estate

7/04/2022

Buti

Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal procurement targets eclipsed for third year in a row

6/04/2022

Buti

Finance

McGowan Government to simplify tax and reduce red tape

4/04/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

New members appointed to strengthen Gaming and Wagering Commission

29/03/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

Co-design for Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act regulations begins

28/03/2022

Quigley; McGurk; Buti

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal partners to provide Perth family violence legal service

24/03/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

McGowan Government commits to reforms following Perth Casino Royal Commission

17/03/2022

McGurk; Buti

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Family Safety Strategy released for comment

15/03/2022

MacTiernan; Buti

Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Boost for Goldfields-based Aboriginal businesses

15/03/2022

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Community champions triumph in multicultural awards

11/03/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal communities receive $250,000 to preserve cultural heritage

9/03/2022

Templeman; Carey; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Sport and Recreation; Housing; Racing and Gaming; Aboriginal Affairs; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Lanie Chopping appointed Director General of the Department Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

9/03/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

Goldfields Banned Drinkers Register trial officially starts

4/03/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

Perth Casino Royal Commission final report to be handed down

2/03/2022

Cook; Buti

Tourism; Aboriginal Affairs

New funding agreement to boost Aboriginal tourism in WA

25/02/2022

Whitby; Buti

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

$22 million boost to Aboriginal Ranger Program as funding round opens

11/02/2022

Carey; Buti

Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government seeks architect to design Kununurra’s $20 million Aboriginal Short Stay Accommodation

11/02/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

Co-design process a step closer as Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Reference Group appointed

10/02/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

Government department head office renamed Djookanup in recognition of Noongar people

8/02/2022

Saffioti; Templeman; Carey; Buti

Planning; Heritage; Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Anthony Kannis appointed Director General of the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage

4/02/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

John McGrath appointed to Burswood Park Board

4/02/2022

Whitby; Buti

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Expert advisory group to shape $50 million expanded Aboriginal Ranger Program

28/01/2022

Buti

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Weekend of family fun to celebrate African heritage

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