Media Statements

For Portfolio: Aboriginal Affairs

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

28/05/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Western Australia encouraged to celebrate Reconciliation Week

24/05/2018

Wyatt

Energy; Aboriginal Affairs

Improving affordability of electricity in Kimberley communities

21/05/2018

Quigley; Roberts; Wyatt

Attorney General; Police; Aboriginal Affairs

Custody Notification Service to become a reality in WA

18/05/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Great Northern Highway upgrade to Wyndham delivers Aboriginal jobs

2/05/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Minister welcomes native title decision

13/04/2018

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

New name for Bramley National Park

5/04/2018

Saffioti; Wyatt

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Next steps in motion for landmark Kariyarra agreement

29/03/2018

Wyatt

Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Procurement Policy launched at Aboriginal Business Expo

21/03/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Opportunity to join the Aboriginal Lands Trust

9/03/2018

Dawson; MacTiernan; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Consultation begins on visionary plan for Fitzroy River

9/03/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal heritage legislation to be reviewed

22/02/2018

Ellery; Wyatt

Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs

Top Aboriginal public school students awarded

15/02/2018

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Aboriginal Affairs

Government creating Aboriginal job opportunities

13/02/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Remembering the anniversary of Australia’s historic apology to the Stolen Generations

10/02/2018

McGowan; Dawson; Wyatt

Premier; Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Funding for Aboriginal rangers delivered

19/12/2017

Wyatt

Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Procurement Policy to drive Aboriginal entrepreneurship and business opportunities

15/12/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Minister congratulates native title determinants of 2017

7/12/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs; Finance

Whadjuk Working Party recognised for stadium contribution

1/12/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Funding to support preservation of unique Aboriginal heritage

26/11/2017

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Aboriginal Affairs

Matagarup Bridge a permanent tribute to traditional owners

16/11/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Schools reconciliation projects celebrated at awards ceremony

13/11/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Minister congratulates Yindjibarndi people on native title determination

27/10/2017

Kelly; Wyatt

Water; Aboriginal Affairs

Boost to Aboriginal contractors in first Water Corporation tradeshow

26/10/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Report in indigenous funding highlights Federal shortfall

29/09/2017

Saffioti; Wyatt

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Milestone Kariyarra native title agreement reached

21/09/2017

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Interest sought for Aboriginal Ranger Program

7/09/2017

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Treasurer; Aboriginal Affairs

Budget delivers on environmental commitments across the State

20/07/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Minister congratulates Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation on legal victory

18/07/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Store a catalyst for change in remote Aboriginal community

16/06/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Ministerial Roundtable on Aboriginal affairs to focus on outcomes

14/06/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Wyatt applauds Native Title Bill passing

2/06/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Broome roundtable to guide new approach to Aboriginal land

27/05/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Flying the flag for Reconciliation

26/05/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

1967 Referendum exhibition - Resistance, Survival and Activism