Media Statements

For Portfolio: Aboriginal Affairs

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

4/06/2020

McGowan; Cook; Wyatt

Premier; Health; Aboriginal Affairs

Kimberley to reopen to the rest of Western Australia

3/06/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal History WA helping Western Australians unlock their Aboriginal ancestry

2/06/2020

Wyatt; Papalia

Aboriginal Affairs; Tourism

McGowan Government commences historic Rottnest Island Wadjemup Project

29/05/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Minister congratulates Yindjibarndi people on High Court outcome

28/05/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Grants set to preserve unique Aboriginal heritage sites

27/05/2020

Cook; Wyatt

Health; Aboriginal Affairs

Remote Aboriginal community digitally connected to metro medical experts

26/05/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs

'In this together': online National Reconciliation Week celebrations begin this week

25/05/2020

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Treasurer; Aboriginal Affairs; Lands

Joint media statement - Great Central Road (Outback Way) sealing works underway

8/05/2020

Wyatt

Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

Government’s Aboriginal procurement exceeding expectations

21/04/2020

Cook; Wyatt

Health; Aboriginal Affairs

New rapid COVID-19 test available for regional communities

20/04/2020

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water; Aboriginal Affairs

Consultation paused on Fitzroy River commitments

9/04/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Timeframe amended for new Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill due to COVID-19

26/03/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Access restricted to protect people living in the Kimberley and remote Aboriginal communities

21/03/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Updated Directions provide further clarity to remote Aboriginal communities

20/03/2020

Wyatt; Cook

Aboriginal Affairs; Health; Mental Health

$266 million package to support Aboriginal Youth Wellbeing

20/03/2020

Cook; Wyatt

Deputy Premier; Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government releases commitment to Aboriginal youth wellbeing

19/03/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

New Directions to protect remote Aboriginal communities from COVID-19

17/03/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

COVID-19 caution for remote communities

11/03/2020

Wyatt

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Noongar festival weekend at Yagan Square

5/03/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Organisations sought for Reconciliation Week Street Banner Project

4/03/2020

Johnston; Wyatt

Energy; Aboriginal Affairs

Action plan outlines Horizon Power pathway to reconciliation

7/02/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Agreement delivers economic boost to Yamatji people

24/01/2020

Wyatt; Papalia

Aboriginal Affairs; Lands; Tourism

Aboriginal dance and culture celebrated in Yagan Square

23/01/2020

Ellery; Wyatt

Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs

New program to support Aboriginal staff to become teachers

22/01/2020

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Ranger Program Round 3 applications open

19/12/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Registration of South West Native Title Settlement upheld

17/12/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government leads the way in native title

12/12/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Year one Aboriginal Procurement Policy target exceeded

11/12/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Comprehensive native title settlement over Geraldton and the Mid-West authorised by the community

2/12/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

New long-term strategy for Aboriginal people a step closer

2/12/2019

Ellery; Wyatt

Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs

New $30 million boost to Clontarf Foundation to support Aboriginal secondary students

25/11/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

We mourn the loss of Reverend Garlett, OAM

22/10/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Appointments to the refreshed Aboriginal Advisory Council announced

22/10/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government welcomes long awaited reform to the Native Title Act

3/10/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs; Lands

New Aboriginal Lands Trust chair appointed

2/10/2019

Roberts; Quigley; Wyatt

Police; Attorney General; Aboriginal Affairs

Custody Notification Service now operational in Western Australia

27/09/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Comprehensive Native Settlement over Geraldton and the Mid-West

18/09/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Lotterywest grant helps Aboriginal girls shoot for the stars

17/09/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

$250,000 to help protect unique Aboriginal sites

16/09/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Perth brought to life with Noongar place naming

11/09/2019

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Ranger Program round two recipients announced

9/09/2019

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Agreement to boost Aboriginal employment opportunities in the Goldfields

14/08/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Murray

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs; Sport and Recreation

Statement on the passing of Graham “Polly” Farmer

14/08/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Statement on the passing of Mrs Lawford-Wolf

7/08/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs; Lands

New job opportunities through Landgate’s Graduate Program

25/07/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Reforms to Aboriginal Heritage Act proceed with public support

10/07/2019

Wyatt; Ellery

Aboriginal Affairs; Education and Training

Aboriginal scholarship winners head to Harvard Kennedy School

6/07/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Murray

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs; Sport and Recreation

Nicky Winmar statue unveiled at Optus Stadium

5/07/2019

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal employment and participation recognised

5/07/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal war volunteer stories brought to life

4/07/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal health big winners with Lotterywest

4/07/2019

Wyatt

Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government to further strengthen Aboriginal businesses

1/07/2019

Murray; Wyatt

Sport and Recreation; Aboriginal Affairs

Perth Motorplex upgrade awarded to local Aboriginal business

28/06/2019

Wyatt

Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

Government on track to exceed Aboriginal Procurement Policy target

12/06/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government partners with Lotterywest to boost Aboriginal capacity in the South-West

9/06/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Murray

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs; Sport and Recreation

Nicky Winmar’s stand against racism to be immortalised at Optus Stadium

1/06/2019

Wyatt

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Interpretive signage trails share Noongar history at Alkimos Beach for Reconciliation Week

29/05/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government and Lotterywest continue to support victims of Stolen Generation

27/05/2019

Templeman; Wyatt

Local Government; Aboriginal Affairs

Reconciliation Week art takes to the streets

22/05/2019

Cook; Wyatt; McGurk

Deputy Premier; Aboriginal Affairs; Child Protection

McGowan Government releases preliminary response to Aboriginal youth suicide reports

21/05/2019

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Aboriginal Affairs

Bidyadanga upgrade works officially completed

9/05/2019

Logan; Wyatt

Corrective Services; Treasurer; Aboriginal Affairs

New funding to improve Kimberley youth justice outcomes

9/05/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer; Aboriginal Affairs

Investing in Aboriginal wellbeing - Capacity and economic participation

9/05/2019

Cook; Wyatt; McGurk

Health; Mental Health; Aboriginal Affairs; Child Protection

McGowan Government invests in vital youth services in the Kimberley

9/05/2019

Johnston; Wyatt

Energy; Aboriginal Affairs

Solar investment for remote communities

1/05/2019

Wyatt; Tinley

Treasurer; Aboriginal Affairs; Housing

McGowan Government welcomes Federal Labor pledge to support remote housing in WA

17/04/2019

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Commemorative sculpture acknowledges Lock Hospitals’ history

17/04/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman; Wyatt

Regional Development; Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Funding to reopen Gwoonwardu Mia cultural centre

12/04/2019

Templeman; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal art market returns bigger and better than ever

20/03/2019

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

State Government welcomes indigenous ranger pledge

20/03/2019

Saffioti; Wyatt

Planning; Aboriginal Affairs

Yagan Square celebrates Bunuru with free community event

15/03/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water; Aboriginal Affairs

Meeting to progress plan for the Fitzroy

7/03/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal heritage legislation set for historic overhaul

21/02/2019

Ellery; Wyatt

Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs

Rob Riley prize announced for top Aboriginal students

20/02/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal culture and understanding in WA classrooms

15/02/2019

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

One month left to apply for Round 2 of the Aboriginal Ranger Program

24/12/2018

Templeman; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Funding support for WA Aboriginal arts and culture

7/12/2018

Tinley; Wyatt

Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

State accepts Commonwealth's $121m offer on remote communities

30/11/2018

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Ranger Program Round 2 applications open

27/11/2018

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water; Aboriginal Affairs

Government appoints expert as Fitzroy River stakeholder convenor

22/11/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Reconciliation projects shine at PALS awards

9/11/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Sacrifice of WA Aboriginal veterans finally acknowledged

9/11/2018

Wyatt

Energy; Aboriginal Affairs

Lower electricity bills for Aboriginal communities installing solar

30/10/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Ancestral remains returned to Goldfields community

17/10/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

All six South West Native Title Settlement Agreements registered

4/10/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government congratulates Mayala people on native title determination

26/09/2018

Wyatt

Energy; Aboriginal Affairs

Horizon Power supporting Aboriginal entrepreneurship in regional WA

17/09/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Kimberley Land Council celebrates 40 years of advocacy

10/09/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Grants to help protect unique Aboriginal sites

27/08/2018

McGowan; Dawson; Wyatt

Premier; Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government progresses Burrup World Heritage listing

16/08/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Fitzroy Pioneer Cemetery remains repatriated

31/07/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Pastoral sublease agreement leads to jobs and investment

27/07/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Local Capability Fund to assist regional Aboriginal business participation

24/07/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

New members appointed to Aboriginal Lands Trust

7/07/2018

Wyatt; Templeman

Aboriginal Affairs; Culture and the Arts

NAIDOC Week sings 'Because of Her We Can'

29/06/2018

Tinley; Wyatt

Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

Remote communities’ campaign calls on Commonwealth for a fair go

25/06/2018

Tinley; Wyatt

Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

Deadline looms to strike remote communities deal

21/06/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Opportunity to join the Western Australian Aboriginal Advisory Council

21/06/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Lands; Agriculture and Food; Aboriginal Affairs

Agreement supports Pilbara station to diversify

7/06/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

New move to strengthen government accountability in Aboriginal affairs