Media Statements

For Portfolio: Agriculture and Food

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

24/06/2022

MacTiernan; Carey

Agriculture and Food; Lands

Satellite mapping helps farmers drill down on pastures

22/06/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

$1 million boost for premium agricultural exports

16/06/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Public consultation opens on WA’s biosecurity laws

8/06/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

AEGIC funding to grow market share for local grains

3/06/2022

MacTiernan; Whitby

Agriculture and Food; Climate Action

More funds to drive carbon farming in WA

2/06/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Bravo for increase in apple exports

27/05/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Helping to better prepare Carnarvon for floods

27/05/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Co-operative loans a sweet catch for two regional businesses

23/05/2022

MacTiernan; Cook

Agriculture and Food; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism

Plating Up WA dishes celebrated on international stage in Singapore

2/05/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

$25 million research investment to grow WA’s agricultural capability

27/04/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Value Add Investment Grants are building food security for Western Australia

22/04/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

$4.2 million R&D investment to reduce carbon emissions and achieve net zero by 2050

13/04/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

All creatures great and small helped with animal welfare grants

4/04/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Future Drought Fund injection to WA Government’s Southern Rangelands Revitalisation pilot welcomed

23/03/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Backing better tracing to combat plant biosecurity threats

18/03/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Agrifood and Beverage Vouchers for a smorgasbord of recipients

17/03/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Panel appointed to review WA’s biosecurity laws

16/03/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Funding to support on-farm bushfire recovery coordination

7/03/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Boost to WaterSmart Farms program

2/03/2022

MacTiernan; Whitby; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

2022 State Natural Resource Management funding round open

1/03/2022

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Esperance - Salmon Gums and Grass Patch

28/02/2022

Saffioti; Cook; MacTiernan

Planning; Tourism; Agriculture and Food

Draft report for Pickering Brook and Surrounds released for comment

25/02/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New voucher program to help farmers seize carbon opportunities

23/02/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Southern Rangelands Revitalisation Pilot kicks off

16/02/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Agriculture and Food

Four regional shires funded to develop or implement creative and cultural plans

16/02/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Animal Welfare Advisory Committee appointed

17/01/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA avocados smashing it in Japan

13/01/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Major boost for pioneering carbon farming projects

10/01/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Outgoing DPIRD Director General thanked

13/12/2021

MacTiernan; Punch

Agriculture and Food; Fisheries

Helping WA agribusiness capture export markets

9/12/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New pasture option to maximise production and resilience

8/12/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Don’t send unwanted pests in the mail this Christmas

6/12/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA one step closer to eradication of ant pest

1/12/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA Soil Health Strategy lays foundations for strong soils

11/11/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New laws to modernise Soil and Land Conservation Council

4/11/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Water efficiency grants supporting Wanneroo growers

2/11/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Guiding Aboriginal bushfood businesses to success

29/10/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly; Sanderson

Agriculture and Food; Water; Environment

2021 Natural Resource Management Grants boost local conservation efforts

27/10/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

McGowan Government delivers on animal welfare grants commitment

25/10/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

One-off payment to support rangelands biosecurity groups

21/10/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New veterinary practice laws modernise vet services

15/10/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Forestry

Technology boost drives jobs at Albany sandalwood factory

13/10/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Call out for local workers for harvest season

8/10/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New era for Kimberley beef processing welcomed

1/10/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Agrifood and beverage vouchers backing regional businesses

30/09/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Broadening the Australian palate with new wine grape varieties

24/09/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Soil Systems Masterclass to unearth carbon opportunities

22/09/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Community support to stop new exotic pest

21/09/2021

MacTiernan; Buti

Agriculture and Food; Lands

New businesses to enter Gascoyne Food Bowl

20/09/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA cattle industry to reduce the regulatory status of Johne’s disease

20/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan; Sanderson

Premier; Agriculture and Food; Commerce

2021 Perth Royal Show ready to roll with discounted tickets

17/09/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Funding to revitalise Southern Rangelands pastoral businesses

13/09/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Expressions of interest open for inaugural animal welfare committee

25/08/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

$4 million R&D investment to support sheep industry

18/08/2021

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

National Water Grid commitment a victory for State Government advocacy

18/08/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Broome-based inspector a win for animal welfare

17/08/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Agriculture and Food

$15.1 million to strengthen WA’s biosecurity capabilities

12/08/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Laws pass to modernise producer committees

11/08/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Soil Systems Masterclasses to build climate resilience

6/08/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Training investment to help WA horticulture businesses flourish

6/08/2021

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

New water agreement to support growth of Gascoyne food bowl

4/08/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Valiant variety to rev up WA’s grainbelt

24/07/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Celebrating 75 years of agricultural research in WA’s far north

20/07/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Replacement soil to be delivered for Carnarvon growers

6/07/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Animal welfare grants to boost emergency preparedness

5/07/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

$15 million boost for carbon farming projects

24/06/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Review of Southern Forests Irrigation Scheme modelling released

22/06/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan; Templeman

Premier; Agriculture and Food; Tourism

Support for events industry as 2021 Perth Royal Show goes on

18/06/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Expert advice to grow food and beverage businesses

18/06/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Investment kickstarts South-West hemp processing

4/06/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Court decision in animal welfare case welcomed

2/06/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA set to modernise animal welfare laws

28/05/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Food guide connecting Great Southern businesses and consumers

28/05/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Partnership established to boost WA wine exports

28/05/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Plating Up WA to help support local business

27/05/2021

Kelly; MacTiernan; Sanderson; Dawson

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

Fitzroy River water discussion paper comment period extended

21/05/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA declared free from Queensland fruit fly

17/05/2021

MacTiernan; Cook

Agriculture and Food; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Virtual marketing program creates new Indonesian markets for WA fresh produce

15/05/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Partnership to promote the nutritional benefits of eating lupins

27/04/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

One million more reasons to enjoy Bravo apples

23/04/2021

MacTiernan; Buti

Agriculture and Food; Lands

Remote sensing technology to support pastoral land management

22/04/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA to lead National Oat Breeding Program

1/04/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Pome fruit growers urged to be ready to apply for netting rebates

2/02/2021

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Funding round for community natural resource management now open

2/02/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Investment to revitalise Southern Rangelands landscape and pastoral enterprises

2/02/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Watersmart Farms funding to drive on-farm desalination

29/01/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

$6.3 million funding injection to bring high-speed broadband to the grainbelt

27/01/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Value-add funds to spur WA food manufacturing

25/01/2021

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Agriculture and Food; Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Prime Gascoyne horticultural land on the market

12/01/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Agriculture and Food

Powering ahead on Ord cotton gin

6/01/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Community support needed to stamp out new fruit fly detection

17/12/2020

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Agriculture and Food; Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Native title agreement secures future for Yinggarda people and expands Gascoyne food bowl

17/12/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Reinvigorated research station delivering for Carnarvon growers

16/12/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grains Research Precinct supporting long-term industry growth

15/12/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Science Partnerships to boost WA grains research capacity

14/12/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Boost for wild dog funding

9/12/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants supporting agrifood business export recovery

8/12/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Science champion saluted for contribution to primary industries

7/12/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Laboratory upgrades on track to protect State’s biosecurity defences

2/12/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Feds failing farmers on biosecurity