Media Statements

For Portfolio: Agriculture and Food

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

2/12/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Boyanup saleyard upgrades to improve animal welfare

1/12/2022

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Agriculture and Food

$320 million for world-class agricultural HQ in Perth

29/11/2022

MacTiernan; Ellery

Agriculture and Food; Education and Training

New Carnarvon agricultural training site to help deliver skilled workforce

29/11/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Next phase of State Barrier Fence Esperance extension commences

18/11/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New help for grain growers to cut emissions and capture markets

17/11/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Gascoyne horticulture expansion to grow from water agreement

15/11/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

AEGIC marks a decade of grains market innovation and success

14/11/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Funds flow to purchase Kimberley cotton gin

8/11/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Great Southern premium food and wine showcased in Singapore

7/11/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Hydrogen Industry

Statement from Minister Alannah MacTiernan

1/11/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

AgWatch tip-off service targets illegal agricultural activities

28/10/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Native Seeds and Nursery Development Grants to cultivate opportunities for Aboriginal businesses

27/10/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Inaugural Southern Forests Irrigation Scheme Reference Group members appointed

27/10/2022

McGowan; Carey; MacTiernan

Premier; Local Government; Agriculture and Food

Funding boost for pet rescue organisations

25/10/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Enterprise Support Program creating a buzz in the agrifood and beverage sector

24/10/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Public comment invited on measures to enhance horse welfare

24/10/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

International apple partnership to generate sweet returns for Australian apple industry

20/10/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Water use efficiency program to benefit Swan Valley and North Wanneroo growers

18/10/2022

MacTiernan; Punch

Agriculture and Food; Fisheries; Small Business

WA businesses on show at world’s biggest Food Expo in Paris

15/10/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Aboriginal Pastoral Academy builds career pathways in the north

14/10/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Weeds assessment process to support pastoral diversification

14/10/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Producer Innovation Fast Track grants to accelerate northern beef advances

14/10/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Truck washdown investment to enhance Western Australia’s livestock biosecurity defences

11/10/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Western Australia centre stage at International Oat Conference

10/10/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Nominations call for Biosecurity Council

7/10/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

New direction for Southern Forests water security

6/10/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New Soil and Land Conservation Council members appointed

6/10/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

State Government backing for new Kimberley RSPCA WA inspector

4/10/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Boost for farmers with completion of Murchison cell fence

30/09/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Desalination trial to improve rural and regional water security

30/09/2022

MacTiernan; Punch

Agriculture and Food; Fisheries

New DPIRD Director General to drive opportunities for WA primary industries and regions

29/09/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Mapping report shows salinity still a significant issue

29/09/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Round 2 funding for carbon projects announced at forum

23/09/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

TREEmendous Biosecurity Blitz kicks off

20/09/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly; Whitby

Agriculture and Food; Water; Environment

State NRM grants to support community conservation initiatives

20/09/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

State Government investment in farmer-led research to advance WA agriculture

12/09/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Opportunity blooms for Aboriginal enterprises in Northam forum

12/09/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Biosecurity - We Can All Do Our Part awareness campaign kicks off for school holidays

5/09/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA food and beverage showcase at Asia’s premier trade event

30/08/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

‘Pawsome’ uptake of State Government backed RSPCA WA Pet Sterilisation Program pilot

29/08/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

High school students take to arena for robotics playoffs

26/08/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Renewed focus to support Perth Hills and Swan Valley growers

16/08/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grains Australia CEO appointment welcomed

16/08/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

State Government funding just the ticket for 2022 Perth Royal Show

9/08/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

National approach to boosting biosecurity welcomed

3/08/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Milestone paves the way for Kimberley Cotton Gin

21/07/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Agriculture research collaboration gains momentum

21/07/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA Dairy to benefit from five-year development plan

19/07/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA Farming Systems project to future-proof grains production

18/07/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Biosecurity efforts continue to ramp up

29/06/2022

Dawson; Punch

Innovation and ICT; Agriculture and Food

McGowan Government helping agriculture innovators grow

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