Media Statements

For Portfolio: Agriculture and Food

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

14/06/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Work commences on Katanning sheep feed facility

14/06/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New lamb definition to support WA exports

13/06/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson

Agriculture and Food; Environment

Action taken to protect native animals from feral cats

12/06/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Geraldton Doppler radar upgrade complete

5/06/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Wild dog control under research microscope

4/06/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Kent

31/05/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Work begins on Kalgoorlie cell fence

28/05/2019

MacTiernan; Ellery; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Education and Training; Fisheries; Forestry

Education initiative to raise primary industries profile

23/05/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Extension of historic State Barrier Fence begins

20/05/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Community approach to combat key regional pests

15/05/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Lake Grace

15/05/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Albany Doppler radar upgrade complete

13/05/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Panel to review Animal Welfare Act

7/05/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Ravensthorpe

24/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Minister heralds start of the 2019 Bravo® apple harvest

18/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

State Budget securing future for WA agricultural effort

16/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

All clear for State Barrier Fence Esperance extension

10/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Internet of Things DecisionAg grants to drive agtech

10/04/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman

Agriculture and Food; Local Government

Consultation open on dog standards and guidelines

4/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Connecting country and city through local food

1/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New northern cattle partnership welcomed

1/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Connecting WA agrifood businesses to Asia

1/04/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

NRM funding round now open across WA

26/03/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Carnarvon cell fence to keep out wild dogs

26/03/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Agriculture, hydrogen on the agenda at Boao Forum

26/03/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

New direction for salinity management

22/03/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Esperance extension funding welcome, but not enough

20/03/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Support for dry season feral animal control in pastoral regions

15/03/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Meeting to progress plan for the Fitzroy

13/03/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Fairer pest rate targets Carnarvon fruit fly

8/03/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Updated tool to manage sheep condition

7/03/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Call for Industry Funding Scheme Management Committee members

28/02/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Science; Agriculture and Food

Grants open to agriculture and aquaculture to seek out innovation

20/02/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Roundtable to support strong future for northern pastoralism

15/02/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Value adding grants driving regional jobs

13/02/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grains research boost for Western Australia

31/01/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants to sow seed of success for WA hemp

30/01/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Horticulture future focus for North Wanneroo

29/01/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Animal welfare response on Pilbara property

25/01/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants to help expand WA value-added products into Asia

25/01/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Coastal radar upgrade to make WA’s weather service nation’s best

16/01/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Fairer pest rates for Carnarvon

3/01/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Response to animal welfare issue in the Kimberley

3/01/2019

MacTiernan; McGurk; Cook

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Funding to protect and restore State’s natural assets

19/12/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA potatoes headed east again

12/12/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Benefits to flow from Gascoyne River land release

11/12/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Progress on South-West saleyard solution

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