Media Statements

For Portfolio: Culture and the Arts

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

1/07/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Relief fund to support galleries to bounce back

1/07/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

$1 million program to rekindle regional arts

30/06/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Western Australia to host nation’s first post COVID-19 live music event

30/06/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards shortlists announced

17/06/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

New Museum project provides jobs for local creative industries

16/06/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Continued investment into regional film production

10/06/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

The lights go up at Albany Entertainment Centre

10/06/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

New platform promoting treasures from across WA goes live

3/06/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Exciting new job opportunities at WA’s stunning new museum

1/06/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Sounds of the Kimberley heard around the world

25/05/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Support for WA artists through $1.5 million COVID support program

23/05/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

His Majesty’s Theatre revitalised

18/05/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

State Library reopens - Welcome home

9/04/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Funding to continue support for regional arts community

11/03/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

New body to oversee WA’s cultural assets

10/03/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

New tour of State Art Gallery works to visit 10 regional communities

29/02/2020

McGowan; Templeman; Papalia

Premier; Culture and the Arts; Tourism

High-voltage Highway to Hell finale closes epic Perth Festival season

26/02/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Contemporary design breathes new life into Perth’s historic buildings

24/02/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Arts, culture and heritage strategy for the Great Southern

21/02/2020

Templeman; Papalia; Saffioti

Culture and the Arts; Tourism; Transport

Hell’s Bell ready to ring in the world’s largest homage to AC/DC at Perth Festival’s closing event

17/02/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Heartfelt stories from Australia’s last leprosarium to be shared in the New Museum thanks to generous loan

14/02/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Bunbury Regional Art Gallery features 68 artists at bi-annual exhibit

30/01/2020

Cook; Templeman

Health; Mental Health; Culture and the Arts

$1.6 million in funding towards mentally healthy arts programs

28/01/2020

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

World first display for Western Australia’s iconic blue whale ‘Otto’

16/01/2020

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

FRINGE WORLD festival back even bigger and better for 2020

14/01/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Arts program to build capacity of outer metro communities

19/12/2019

Templeman; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Finance

Spectacular spaces revealed as New Museum build complete

12/12/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards open for entries

11/12/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Three-year partnership for WAAPA and Perth Theatre Trust

10/12/2019

Templeman; Tinley

Culture and the Arts; Asian Engagement

WA artists to benefit from exchange program with South East Asia

6/12/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Reassurance needed for $111.7 billion creative industries

5/12/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Taskforce for Perth Cultural Centre announced

5/12/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Treasures of Western Australia digitised and accessible to all

4/12/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts; Heritage

New Museum for WA shortlisted for national construction award

7/11/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman

Regional Development; Culture and the Arts

Gwoonwardu Mia Aboriginal Cultural Centre re-opens

1/11/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman

Ports; Culture and the Arts

Out of the box 'Container' exhibition at Victoria Quay

31/10/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Fremantle Biennale brings international act to our shores

24/10/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Significant investment into WA arts organisations

20/10/2019

McGowan; Papalia; Templeman

Premier; Tourism; Culture and the Arts

Local and international artists pay high-voltage homage to AC/DC at Perth Festival

15/10/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Picabar future secured

11/10/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

New partnership to strengthen contemporary dance sector

9/10/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Contemporary Music Fund nurtures aspiring young musicians

5/10/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman

Regional Development; Culture and the Arts

New HEART for Margaret River arts and tourism scene

19/09/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Grant programs to increase regional arts activity

17/09/2019

Papalia; Templeman

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests; Culture and the Arts

Online portal promotes culturally diverse artists

13/09/2019

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

Multimillion dollar support for Western Australia’s screen industry

13/09/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

State Art Gallery works to go on new regional tour

29/08/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Homegrown music artists reaching new audiences

29/08/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

CinefestOZ showcases WA-made films

27/08/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA screen industry reaching new heights

26/07/2019

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

Premier’s Book Award winners announced

26/07/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

State Library’s Disrupted Festival of Ideas on this weekend

13/07/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman

Regional Development; Culture and the Arts

WA Museum to reopen Carnarvon cultural centre

6/07/2019

Templeman; Kelly

Culture and the Arts; Innovation and ICT

‘Game on’ at VR festival these school holidays

5/07/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

New interim leadership team for Art Gallery of Western Australia

5/07/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Innovative food, beverage and creative operators sought for new museum

28/06/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Collie to launch second edition of major regional art prize

20/06/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Spotlight on WA Aboriginal musicians for NAIDOC Music Awards

19/06/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Disrupted 2019 program announced

13/06/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Contemporary Music Fund delivers over $300,000 in grant funding

11/06/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Briefing outlines state of the arts in business

5/06/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA mourns an all-round entertainer, community member and friend

4/06/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards shortlist announced

31/05/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

State Cabinet records from 1988 released

28/05/2019

Templeman; Kelly

Culture and the Arts; Innovation and ICT

Consortium to foster interactive experiences

27/05/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA creatives to power up with new interactive fund

21/05/2019

Templeman; Tinley

Culture and the Arts; Asian Engagement

WA Government forges cultural/arts links with South East Asia

14/05/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Immerse yourself in new virtual reality festival

7/05/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Investment into arts and culture supports regional growth

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

3/04/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

WA regions become the backdrop once again

26/03/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

State Library acquires AC/DC rock legend Bon Scott letter

22/03/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

State Library and Rio Tinto recognised for improving literacy

20/03/2019

Templeman

Heritage; Culture and the Arts

Re-activation of iconic Fremantle venue

19/03/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

First tour for 20 years: State Art Gallery works go on the road

13/03/2019

Templeman; Tinley

Culture and the Arts; Asian Engagement

Perth is last stop on Silk Road exhibition’s international tour

11/03/2019

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Culture and the Arts

McGowan Government Industry Participation Strategy delivering on local jobs and apprenticeships

25/02/2019

Tinley; Templeman; MacTiernan

Asian Engagement; Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Chinese delegation raises the curtain with WA film industry

17/02/2019

Templeman; McGurk

Culture and the Arts; Women's Interests

Safer Venues welcomed to the stage

14/02/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Up close and personal with Australia’s own sweetheart

13/02/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Sunset to rise again as new cultural precinct

7/02/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

State Library's oral histories recognised by UNESCO

6/02/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Regional WA treasures one step closer to worldwide exposure

24/12/2018

Templeman; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Funding support for WA Aboriginal arts and culture

21/12/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

A new grants program that can’t be beat

20/12/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Western Australian focus on new Premier’s Book Awards

19/12/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Museum, Woodside celebrate 20 years of scientific excellence

19/12/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Theatre Kimberley soars into the future

19/12/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Creative Regions funding raises the roof in Moora

18/12/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Upgrades to His Majesty’s improve safety and performance

4/12/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

New lease opportunities put culture on the menu

4/12/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

First look inside new museum as construction reaches highest point

21/10/2018

McGowan; Templeman; Tinley

Premier; Heritage; Culture and the Arts; Veterans Issues

Anzac Bell to ring in centenary commemorations

18/10/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Big lift for new museum cantilever gallery

17/10/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

State Library images used on new $50 note

16/10/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

McGowan Government supports WA’s booming screen industry

13/10/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

York Motor Museum - a treasure in the Avon Valley

12/10/2018

Cook; Templeman

Mental Health; Culture and the Arts

Standing up for mental health and wellbeing

9/10/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

These are the champions - of the arts!