Media Statements

For Portfolio: Environment

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

21/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Collie named 2018 Tidy Town for Western Australia

20/09/2018

Dawson; Templeman

Environment; Culture and the Arts

West Australian Opera returns to Valley of the Giants

20/09/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Environment

Entertainment noise reform to secure Northbridge vibrancy

19/09/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Google Trekker showcasing WA's natural attractions

18/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Regulations to protect the biodiversity of WA

15/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Dinosaurs roar to life at Perth Zoo

14/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Funding to protect Perth riverbanks

13/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Presumed extinct native species rediscovered

13/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Cockburn Sound water quality improved significantly

6/09/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Lucky Bay Campground Stage Two completed

6/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Calling all waste champions - Infinity Awards revamped for 2018

4/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Reference group formed to help protect Burrup rock art

31/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

EOI sought for regional parks advisory committee

31/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

Get set for the greatest wildflower show on Earth

27/08/2018

McGowan; Dawson; Wyatt

Premier; Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government progresses Burrup World Heritage listing

25/08/2018

McGowan; Dawson; Papalia

Premier; Environment; Tourism

Swimming with humpbacks success continues

24/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

Western swamp tortoise trial release to provide crucial data

23/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

Funding boost for anti-litter projects

6/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

Smarter students make for a sustainable future

6/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

Community Rivercare Program grants now open

2/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

Grants awarded to waste reduction advocates

2/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

WA firefighters deployed to assist with USA blazes

1/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

New island home for south coast endangered species

30/07/2018

Dawson

Environment

Native rodent trapped for the first time in WA in 36 years

27/07/2018

Papalia; Dawson

Tourism; Environment

Recycled plastics help drive Rottnest Island’s sustainability

11/07/2018

Dawson

Environment

More than $1m to help reduce and reuse waste

1/07/2018

Dawson

Environment

No more lightweight plastic bags in WA

28/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

Greens, Liberal Democrats move to block WA's plastic bag ban

28/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

Two local governments share in $1.9 million for Better Bins

20/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

Woolworths gets jump on plastic bag ban

19/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

New hope for the Gilbert’s potoroo

15/06/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti; Dawson

Regional Development; Lands; Environment

WA pastoralists in the box seat for carbon farming

15/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

Compost commitment creates change at Greenwood College

15/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

Illegal dumping crackdown at charity bins

7/06/2018

Dawson; Kelly

Environment; Fisheries

Technology breakthrough for whale disentanglements

6/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

Four-week countdown to the bag ban has begun!

6/06/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Planning; Environment

Further protections for Beeliar Wetlands

29/05/2018

Logan; Kelly

Environment; Science; Innovation and ICT

New online portal improves biodiversity data sharing

25/05/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Free park entry during Ningaloo Whale Shark Festival

25/05/2018

Dawson

Environment

New weapon against feral cats in detector dog trial

23/05/2018

Dawson

Environment

Annual prescribed burning target achieved - second consecutive year

18/05/2018

Dawson

Environment

Rock wallabies bounce back in Kalbarri after translocation

16/05/2018

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Steps taken to fix salinity issues

10/05/2018

Dawson

Environment

Pilbara Environmental Offsets Fund to improve conservation

10/05/2018

Dawson

Environment

Improved cost recovery model to help speed up environmental approvals and support economic growth

7/05/2018

Dawson

Environment

$10.5 million to create new South-West regional parks

2/05/2018

Dawson

Environment

Royal gift for Perth Zoo numbats

27/04/2018

Dawson

Environment

Regulatory changes to benefit industry and the environment

19/04/2018

Papalia; Dawson

Tourism; Environment

West End linked to Wadjemup walk trails

18/04/2018

Dawson

Environment

12 new Aboriginal ranger jobs in WA's South-West

18/04/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti; Dawson

Regional Development; Lands; Environment

Unlocking carbon potential for pastoralists

17/04/2018

Dawson; Papalia; Johnston

Environment; Tourism; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests; Local Government; Heritage

Trail celebrates Sikh heritage

17/04/2018

Dawson

Environment

Resounding support for WA’s plastic bag ban

13/04/2018

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

New name for Bramley National Park

11/04/2018

Kelly; Dawson

Forestry; Environment

$2.5m allocated to protect Carnaby’s cockatoo habitat

11/04/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Whale sharks' arrival signals excitement for 2018

10/04/2018

Dawson

Environment

Mass release of endangered loggerhead turtles

9/04/2018

Dawson

Environment

$400,000 upgrade for Ningaloo campground

8/04/2018

Dawson

Environment

Perth Zoo giraffe calf named

6/04/2018

Dawson

Environment

New community program for little nature lovers

29/03/2018

Dawson

Environment

Waste Taskforce created to combat China’s recycling ban

23/03/2018

Dawson

Environment

Fitzgerald Biosphere listing brings international recognition

23/03/2018

Papalia; Dawson

Tourism; Environment

Community effort to protect iconic WA marsupial

22/03/2018

Dawson

Environment

State's most popular cadets program celebrates 20th anniversary

9/03/2018

Dawson; MacTiernan; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Consultation begins on visionary plan for Fitzroy River

9/03/2018

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Environment

Popular Kent Street Weir reopens to public after $4.8m revamp

7/03/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Google Trekker to visit WA's natural attractions

3/03/2018

Dawson

Environment

Let’s Clean Up Australia

2/03/2018

Dawson

Environment

Schools lead the way on reducing waste

1/03/2018

Dawson

Environment

Last call for comments on WA’s plastic bag ban

26/02/2018

Dawson

Environment

53 community projects funded to protect Swan River

20/02/2018

Dawson

Environment

Six native species removed from threatened list

10/02/2018

McGowan; Dawson; Wyatt

Premier; Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Funding for Aboriginal rangers delivered

5/02/2018

Dawson

Environment

Grants on offer for waste-reducing projects

18/01/2018

Dawson

Environment

Countdown to plastic bag ban

17/01/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Tourism boost for Perth icon

17/01/2018

Dawson

Environment

Let's talk waste

16/01/2018

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Environment

One-stop shop launched to streamline water and environmental assessments

15/01/2018

Dawson

Environment

Grants to help reduce waste

12/01/2018

Dawson

Environment

Grants awarded to community groups to protect river

12/01/2018

Dawson

Environment

Yalgorup National Park to be expanded

5/01/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Green light for ‘Old Salt’ Swan River event barge

4/01/2018

Dawson

Environment

Six months to prepare for plastic bag ban

22/12/2017

Dawson; Logan

Environment; Emergency Services

Stub out litter and firebugs

21/12/2017

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

WA’s firefighters take to the skies for the 2017-18 bushfire season

21/12/2017

Dawson

Environment

Approval for Mid-West iron ore project

21/12/2017

Dawson

Environment

State Government preserves unique Helena-Aurora Range

19/12/2017

Dawson; MacTiernan

Environment; Regional Development

New campground near Margaret River open for Christmas

19/12/2017

Dawson

Environment

McGowan Labor Government releases position statement on PFAS

14/12/2017

Dawson

Environment

Gates open today at Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park

11/12/2017

Dawson

Environment

Western Australians behind container deposit scheme

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

29/11/2017

Dawson

Environment

Minister dismisses appeals on Blue Hills Mungada East mining proposal

24/11/2017

Dawson

Environment

Minister dismisses appeals on Helena-Aurora Range mining proposal

15/11/2017

Dawson

Environment

Roundtable to inform Government on better waste management

14/11/2017

Dawson

Environment

Car emissions put to the test with CleanRun

24/10/2017

Dawson; MacTiernan

Environment; Regional Development

Replacement of historic pedestrian bridge

20/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

Kalgoorlie-Boulder wins Tidy Towns 2017

20/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

Western Australians urged to reduce waste