Media Statements

For Portfolio: Culture and the Arts

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

2/12/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Funding program connects artists and school students

1/12/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Lead consultant appointed for Perth Cultural Centre rejuvenation

30/11/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Premier’s Book Awards unveils new category - Book of the Year

27/11/2022

McGowan; Cook; Templeman

Premier; Tourism; Culture and the Arts

Western Australia’s new AC/DC-inspired celebration for 2023

25/11/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Everyone’s story is important at The State Library

24/11/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Return of Dutch shipwreck artefacts to Western Australian Museum

22/11/2022

Templeman; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Ceremony prepares safe pathway for future State-wide Aboriginal Cultural Centre

18/11/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

New and innovative research using State Archives recognised

18/11/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Ocean adventure Blueback premieres under the stars

15/11/2022

Templeman; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

New funding program to support Aboriginal arts and culture sector

14/11/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Popular STATE OF PLAY season set to open in January

9/11/2022

McGowan; Templeman; Saffioti

Premier; Culture and the Arts; Planning

Film and TV studio a step closer for Malaga METRONET station precinct

8/11/2022

McGowan; Cook; Templeman

Premier; Tourism; Culture and the Arts

Australian-first Giants of Mandurah come to life in Peel region

31/10/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Meeting of Cultural Ministers to support creative and cultural sector

21/10/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Culture and the Arts

Björk’s star power to light up Perth Festival in Australian exclusive

18/10/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Family literacy program extended to Yawuru language

18/10/2022

Templeman; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Grant program supports connection to country, community, culture

11/10/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Sixteen diverse new arts projects share more than $745,000

7/10/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Historic submarine to be refurbished

30/09/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Contemporary Music Fund boosts capacity of WA sector

20/09/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Six performances hit the road for regional WA

14/09/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Funding boost for creative learning in schools

7/09/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Reflections Season Two - Film makers chosen

26/08/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA rolls out red carpet for film and TV projects with $20m fund

15/08/2022

McGowan; Templeman; Buti

Premier; Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Joint media statement - Site selected for Western Australia’s new Aboriginal Cultural Centre

13/08/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Museum Boola Bardip achieves major milestone

8/08/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA’s games and interactive industry heads to Gamescom

1/08/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

State Government raises curtain on $69,000 Theatre Kimberley grant

21/07/2022

McGurk; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Huge funding boost to deliver exciting new regional Aboriginal arts and cultural projects

14/07/2022

McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Culture and the Arts

San Cisco provides local talent at international sports festival

7/07/2022

Johnston; Punch

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

State Government supports young regional artists and arts workers to kick-start careers

6/07/2022

Johnston

Culture and the Arts

Revelation Film Festival back to local cinemas for its silver jubilee

5/07/2022

Johnston

Culture and the Arts

Arts grant program record broken as $830,000 goes to 17 applicants

2/07/2022

Johnston

Culture and the Arts

Dinosaurs of Patagonia premiere at the WA Museum Boola Bardip

21/06/2022

Templeman; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Noongar version of Better Beginnings Baby Ways book launched

17/06/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards winners announced

15/06/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Stage is set - new Arts and Culture Trust Board announced

15/06/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

$750,000 to bring WA writer/director’s film Birthright to big screen

15/06/2022

Templeman; Cook

Culture and the Arts; Tourism

Step right in, WAnderland is waiting

13/06/2022

Templeman; Kelly

Culture and the Arts; Water

New species of freshwater sponge discovered in Wyndham

9/06/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Reflections is back for season two

7/06/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Detective Jay Swan to return to our screens with Mystery Road: Origin premiering on ABC TV

31/05/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Culture and the Arts

Australian-first sculpture trail to boost Peel region

27/05/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Unique exhibits unveiled in Carnarvon

26/05/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

UK actors in Kalgoorlie and Perth for first feature film production since WA border reopened

20/05/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA feature film ‘How to Please a Woman’ hits cinemas nationally

20/05/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

WA Documentary series Shipwreck Hunters Australia to premiere on Disney+

15/05/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

State Budget delivering major $35 million revitalisation of the Perth Cultural Centre

13/05/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Disrupted Festival of Ideas at the State Library

11/05/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

US feature film coming to WA for post-production

6/05/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Premier’s Book Awards shortlists announced

28/04/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Albany audiences take their seats for expanded CinefestOZ

26/03/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Spectacular exhibition redefining video games coming to Perth

17/03/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Seven home-grown productions hit the road to tour regional WA

15/03/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Regional galleries welcome upgrades to support touring visual arts

15/03/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Your local public library needs you

15/03/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Getting the show back on the road for rescheduled events

14/03/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Public libraries get ServiceWA boost

10/03/2022

Saffioti; Templeman

Transport; Planning; Ports; Culture and the Arts

Joint media statement - Architect named for Perth Concert Hall redevelopment

10/03/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Landmark exhibition of Aboriginal Art from the Pilbara opens at The Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA)

9/03/2022

Templeman; Carey; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Sport and Recreation; Housing; Racing and Gaming; Aboriginal Affairs; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Lanie Chopping appointed Director General of the Department Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

7/03/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Prestigious WA arts and culture award calls for public nominations

23/02/2022

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

Watch WA screen industry grow thanks to $7.7m Screenwest grant

17/02/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Shipwrecks in LEGO® bricks on tour in regional WA

17/02/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

$700,000 to improve social inclusion and access to arts and culture in regional communities

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

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Literacy boost for Western Australia

16/02/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Eight regional festivals to bring together communities across the State

15/02/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Arts program renews and strengthens local community connection

9/02/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Respected leader appointed as new State Librarian

9/02/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Circus performers, visual artists, actors and filmmakers to shine thanks to McGowan Government grants program

9/02/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

McGowan Government’s Contemporary Music Fund instrumental in artist success

19/01/2022

Punch; Templeman

Small Business; Culture and the Arts

Applications now open for small business assistance

13/01/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Ningaloo takes centre stage in Tim Winton documentary series

30/12/2021

McGowan; Punch; Templeman

Premier; Small Business; Culture and the Arts

Financial support for small businesses impacted by restrictions

10/12/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Museum Boola Bardip launches a sizzling holiday season... and a massive 2022!

9/12/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

2021 Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards open for entries

6/12/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Landmark exhibition of Aboriginal art from the Pilbara to open

26/11/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Federal Labor perfect fit for WA arts sector

21/11/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Global call for new $2 million artwork installation

21/11/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Museum Boola Bardip celebrates first birthday and 700,000 visitors

15/11/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts; Heritage

Commemorating 80 years since Australia’s worst naval disaster

10/11/2021

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

It’s show time: bigger and better FRINGE returns to WA

10/11/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA’s largest free carols celebration receives Lotterywest support

9/11/2021

Templeman; Dawson

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

New Aboriginal literacy initiative launched

4/11/2021

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

New Art Gallery of WA rooftop venue set to open with stunning views

15/10/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

AGWA’s new View to celebrate Western Australian art

12/10/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

WA television industry boost - third instalment of Mystery Road

18/09/2021

McGowan; Templeman; Buti

Premier; Tourism; Culture and the Arts; Sport and Recreation

WA artists front historic AFL Grand Final

11/09/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Screen Production Attraction Fund to play leading role attracting global film and TV projects

9/09/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

McGowan Government investing in Western Australian creativity

8/09/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Program helping communities connect and participate in the arts

3/09/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Broome artists to present workshops for local community

2/09/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

New laws pave the way for screen production facility management

26/08/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Premier’s Book Award winners announced

20/08/2021

Templeman

Heritage; Culture and the Arts

Celebrating 150 years of railways in Western Australia

19/08/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

New board members appointed to Western Australian Museum

19/08/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Co3 Contemporary Dance finds new stage at WA Museum Boola Bardip

6/08/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Broadened program supports more live ticketed events in WA

30/07/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

World Press Photo Exhibition comes to Perth