Media Statements

For Portfolio: Agriculture and Food

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

4/12/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Northern summer live export moratorium welcomed

30/11/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Horticulture trials to examine unique crop for Newman

29/11/2018

Wyatt; MacTiernan

Finance; Agriculture and Food

Farming families set to be the next winners from McGowan Government reforms

27/11/2018

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Government appoints expert as Fitzroy River stakeholder convenor

21/11/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Step forward for animal welfare

20/11/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Digital connectivity boost for the Ord

2/11/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants to grow WA's hemp industry

31/10/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Moss Review recommendations welcomed

30/10/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Wagin business takes to food game like duck to water

26/10/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants to generate growth potential of northern beef industry

25/10/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Bursary to encourage local agrifood research

24/10/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New pasture species a boost for sheep industry

18/10/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

R&D funds for new wild dog control methods

17/10/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Call to get behind 2018 Biosecurity Blitz

12/10/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Joint media statement - Myalup-Wellington water project boost for South West

10/10/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants bridge digital divide in South-West

5/10/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Expert initiative to help grow food and beverage businesses

2/10/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

State celebrates Buy West Eat Best month

7/09/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Celebrating the produce of the Swan Valley

5/09/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Innovation and ICT

Digital Infrastructure Atlas maps the way to telecommunications investment

5/09/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Boosting broadband capacity in the grainbelt

4/09/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants for agrifood businesses to pursue Asian markets

4/09/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Feds must come to the table on Esperance extension

29/08/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grower groups help advance ag-tech revolution

24/08/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Incentivising value-adding agribusiness in WA

23/08/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Hemp changes pass Parliament

22/08/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Federal support needed for WA farmers

13/08/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Call for interest in providing new South-West saleyards

8/08/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Agriculture and Food

McGowan Government drives broadband boost for the bush

7/08/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants to capture overseas food markets

6/08/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Boost to sheep research capabilities at Katanning

30/07/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Innovation and ICT; Agriculture and Food

AgHack generates digital solutions to agricultural issues

30/07/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Local biosecurity efforts in regional WA boosted

26/07/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Funding boost to Western Dairy to ‘moove’ industry forward

20/07/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Loan to help sheep processor grow exports

20/07/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Boost for WA premium food and beverage producers

17/07/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Local food champions to feature in Gold Plate Awards

13/07/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

BIG boost for northern beef businesses

3/07/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Steps to support WA sheep producers

3/07/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grains research scholarships help build State's scientific capacity

2/07/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Mobile research labs to drive grains research capacity

1/07/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Gascoyne seasonal produce on show at Taste of WA event

25/06/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Processors step up to take stranded sheep

23/06/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Suspension of Emanuel Exports live export licence welcomed

21/06/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Lands; Agriculture and Food; Aboriginal Affairs

Agreement supports Pilbara station to diversify

18/06/2018

Wyatt; MacTiernan

Treasurer; Agriculture and Food

New initiative to reduce red tape for horticulture businesses

14/06/2018

Wyatt; MacTiernan

Finance; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Land tax win for farmers under McGowan Government reforms

8/06/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Lands

Pastoral lands reform - Encouraging investment and ecological sustainability

29/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Collie greenhouse crop potential examined

25/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Highlighting WA produce on a plate

17/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Response to the McCarthy Review into live sheep trade

16/05/2018

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Steps taken to fix salinity issues

16/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Federal Government indecision causing industry uncertainty

10/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Agriculture investment growing jobs across Western Australia

7/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Decision needed on northern summer live exports

2/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New Northam Grains Research Facilities boost WA scientific capacity

2/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grains R&D funds keep WA at cutting edge

23/04/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Statement from Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan

13/04/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Turning the TAP on irrigated ag in the Pilbara

11/04/2018

Ellery; MacTiernan

Education and Training; Agriculture and Food

New industry-based traineeships will be the bees’ knees

9/04/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Statement on live export footage

3/04/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants to boost food export capabilities

29/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Benefits to flow as Gascoyne irrigated agriculture water increases

28/03/2018

MacTiernan; McGurk

Agriculture and Food; Women's Interests

Award winner to empower local communities

27/03/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Agriculture and Food

Agricultural Region Freight Strategy to boost freight efficiency

23/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants chip in to potato industry growth

20/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Easier access to agrifood export services

15/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Call for support for WA rockmelon growers

9/03/2018

Dawson; MacTiernan; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Consultation begins on visionary plan for Fitzroy River

6/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Regional food on the buy local menu

5/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Call for phase-out of battery cages

26/02/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA Government welcomes Federal research funds

23/02/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New agtech age on the horizon

22/02/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Government backs growing hemp industry

16/02/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Investigation into high mortality live export shipment

7/02/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Aerial survey expands Transform Peel water work

1/02/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Funding to fence out wild dogs

23/01/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Roundtable seeks consensus on poultry standards

19/01/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Connecting the farm: grants to drive 21st century agriculture jobs

22/12/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Report highlights poultry standard concerns

21/12/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Next steps for new South-West saleyards

13/12/2017

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Innovation and ICT

Australian-first audit highlights regional telecommunications gaps

9/12/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Scheme to secure Southern Forests water

5/12/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Revitalised soil council to drive regenerative farming

4/12/2017

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Grants drive landcare and environmental work across WA

4/12/2017

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Grants to help protect natural resources across Perth

4/12/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants for potato projects now open

27/11/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Proposed poultry standards fall short

15/11/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Opportunities to grow WA meat industry highlighted

9/11/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Full steam ahead on wild dog action

8/11/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Growing opportunities in Wanneroo

3/11/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Premium citrus growing Wheatbelt jobs

1/11/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Community interest in pest plants to spike during Cactus Month

26/10/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Wild dog fence funding boost for Murchison

26/10/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Potato funds recommendation welcomed

19/10/2017

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Lands

Pastoral lands reform process underway

11/10/2017

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Agriculture and Food; Lands

Pastoral lands report highlights need for sustainability

11/10/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Animal welfare amendments introduced to Parliament

28/09/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Cell fencing funds to protect stock from wild dogs

27/09/2017

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Water

Water study to help unlock Peel agricultural potential