Media Statements

For Portfolio: Environment

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

19/01/2022

Whitby

Environment

New look board to help guide the future of Kings Park

17/01/2022

Whitby

Environment

Dryandra Woodland is Western Australia’s newest national park

6/01/2022

Whitby

Environment

Nominations now open for the 2022 WasteSorted Awards

6/01/2022

Whitby

Environment

Conservation coup as endangered dibblers released into the wild

31/12/2021

Whitby

Environment

Phase out of single-use plastics begins tomorrow

28/12/2021

Whitby

Environment

Dont let the potential of your festive empties go to waste

15/12/2021

Sanderson; Dawson; Buti

Environment; Climate Action; Aboriginal Affairs; Lands

Big boost for carbon farming opportunities in Western Australia

14/12/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Cottesloe and Mundaring join three-bin FOGO revolution

10/12/2021

Sanderson

Environment

New Mid-West conservation park created under Plan for Our Parks

9/12/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Environment

Riverfront businesses prepare for a plastic free future

9/12/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Grants available to improve organic waste processing capacity

3/12/2021

McGowan; Sanderson; Punch

Premier; Environment; Fisheries

Historic protections to safeguard spectacular Exmouth Gulf

26/11/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Sustainability superheroes recognised at Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities 2021 Awards

26/11/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Western Shield - protecting WA’s native species for 25 years

25/11/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Marine park Community Reference Committee members appointed

21/11/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Environment

Wellington National Park expanded as Collie trails network grows

19/11/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Feedback sought on management plan for beautiful Bold Park

18/11/2021

Buti; MacTiernan; Sanderson; Cook

Lands; Regional Development; Hydrogen Industry; Environment; Climate Action; State Development, Jobs and Trade

State Government to unlock land for renewable energy and economic diversification

16/11/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Community waste reduction projects share in $1.4 million

12/11/2021

Sanderson; Carey

Environment; Local Government

Guide sows the seeds for a green future during Recycling Week

29/10/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Tender open for Maidens Reserve upgrades in Bunbury

29/10/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly; Sanderson

Agriculture and Food; Water; Environment

2021 Natural Resource Management Grants boost local conservation efforts

25/10/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Record year for endangered western swamp tortoise conservation

23/10/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Environment

Perth helps choose name for Zoo’s female giraffe calf

22/10/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Significant reforms to protect the environment and streamline assessment process

18/10/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Kalgulup Regional Park’s management plan released

16/10/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Recycling trailblazers recognised at inaugural Change Maker Awards

14/10/2021

Buti; Sanderson

Sport and Recreation; Environment

Adventurous minds convene to plan the future of WA’s trails

12/10/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Waste Wise grants help schools with projects to reduce waste to landfill

4/10/2021

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Environment

Double delight at Perth Zoo with second giraffe calf born

1/10/2021

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Western Australians save 765 million 10c containers from landfill

30/09/2021

Dawson

Environment

Riverbank funding to revamp Perth rivers and foreshores

24/09/2021

Sanderson; Punch

Environment; Fisheries

Consultation underway on new marine park for the south coast

23/09/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Environment

Help choose giraffe name that is head and shoulders above the rest

20/09/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Have your say on cost recovery for environmental assessments

17/09/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Round 5 of Community Rivercare grants now open

8/09/2021

McGowan; Sanderson; Kelly

Premier; Environment; Climate Action; Forestry

McGowan Government’s historic move to protect native forests

3/09/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Environment

Perth Zoo welcomes the arrival of Giraffe calf

2/09/2021

Sanderson; Johnston

Environment; Corrective Services

Ground-breaking return of native rodents to Dirk Hartog Island

30/08/2021

Sanderson; Templeman

Environment; Tourism

Extra support for Kalbarri tourism operators and communities hurt by Cyclone Seroja

30/08/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Feedback sought on draft Native Vegetation Policy for WA

17/08/2021

Sanderson; Johnston

Environment; Climate Action; Energy

WA accelerates towards longest EV fast charging network

16/08/2021

Sanderson

Environment

2021 Community Litter Grants winners

10/08/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Big step forward for environmental assessment game changer

4/08/2021

McGowan; Cook; Saffioti; Sanderson

Premier; Health; Transport; Environment

Children’s Hospital Kids’ (Koolangka) Bridge now open

27/07/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Donations from Containers for Change top the $2 million mark

26/07/2021

Sanderson

Environment

WasteSorted grants open

26/07/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Containers for Change checks out at the checkout

26/07/2021

Whitby; Sanderson

Emergency Services; Environment

WA firefighters head to Canada to help battle wildfire disaster

20/07/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Plan for vast Wheatbelt Region

6/07/2021

Sanderson

Environment; Climate Action

Western Australia leads the nation on plastics reform

5/07/2021

Sanderson; Carey

Environment; Climate Action; Local Government

Western Australia's first Regional Climate Alliances revealed

24/06/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Celebrating a decade of World Heritage at Ningaloo

24/06/2021

Saffioti; Sanderson

Transport; Environment

Roads to Reuse initiative paves way to success

22/06/2021

Sanderson

Environment; Climate Action

WA public invited to have their say on native forests

18/06/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Humpback whale swim tour season starts along Ningaloo Coast

15/06/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Calibre Ventures appointed to monitor Murujuga rock art

13/06/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Environment

Western Australia’s plan to ban single-use plastics fast-tracked

11/06/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Ground-breaking translocation of WA’s rarest bird

8/06/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Strong emissions reduction targets approved for next stage of Pluto LNG

29/05/2021

Sanderson; Saffioti

Environment; Transport

Upgrades to Canal Rocks boat ramp complete

28/05/2021

Sanderson

Environment

First major health check for Perth Zoo’s African Painted Puppies

28/05/2021

Sanderson; Whitby

Environment; Emergency Services

Western Australians turn their containers into $50,000 for fire, cyclone relief

27/05/2021

Kelly; MacTiernan; Sanderson; Dawson

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

Fitzroy River water discussion paper comment period extended

21/05/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Environment

Premier unveils Perth Zoo’s 20-year masterplan

19/05/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Public consultation open on Houtman Abrolhos Islands National Park draft management plan

14/05/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Kings Park plan for iconic, world-class park

12/05/2021

Saffioti; Buti; Sanderson

Transport; Planning; Lands; Environment

McGowan Government to permanently protect Beeliar Wetlands

6/05/2021

Sanderson

Environment

WasteSorted Awards recognise top waste sector performers

5/05/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Grants help schools to become wise on waste

4/05/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Tender awarded for new nature playground in the heart of Bunbury

1/05/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Entries open for 2021 Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Awards

1/05/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Boat tours recommence at the spectacular Danggu Geikie Gorge

28/04/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Funding available for environmental employment opportunities

19/04/2021

McGowan; Cook; Saffioti; Sanderson

Premier; Health; Transport; Environment

Iconic Perth Kids’ Bridge taking shape over Winthrop Avenue

18/04/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Funding available to reduce litter in WA

9/04/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Containers for Change off to a roaring start in WA!

7/04/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Swan Alcoa Landcare Program funding applications open

6/04/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Finalists announced for 2021 WasteSorted Awards

2/02/2021

Dawson

Environment

Joint media statement - $174 million boost for Western Australian recycling

2/02/2021

Dawson

Environment

Proposed Helena and Aurora Ranges National Park one step closer

2/02/2021

Dawson

Environment

Grants now open to get Waste Sorted in our schools

2/02/2021

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Funding round for community natural resource management now open

2/02/2021

Dawson

Environment

Plan for Our Parks milestone as new Mid-West reserves created

2/02/2021

Dawson

Environment

Reserves reinstated into D’Entrecasteaux National Park

1/02/2021

Dawson

Environment

Funding boost for food and garden organics bins

29/01/2021

Dawson

Environment

Upgrades at two mountain bike trail networks completed

26/01/2021

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

Australia Day Honours for distinguished emergency services personnel

25/01/2021

Kelly; Dawson

Forestry; Environment

Government increases support for Aboriginal involvement in sandalwood industry

25/01/2021

Dawson

Environment

Riverbank funding to restore Perth’s river systems

21/01/2021

Kelly; Dawson

Innovation and ICT; Environment

WA Government invests $1 million in initiatives to divert 1,000 tonnes of e-waste from landfill

21/01/2021

Dawson

Environment

Latest Community Rivercare Program projects revealed

19/01/2021

Dawson; Johnston

Environment; Energy

Clean energy projects to lower emissions and create jobs

14/01/2021

McGowan; Cook; Saffioti; Dawson

Premier; Health; Transport; Environment

Construction of rainbow Perth Kids’ Bridge now underway

8/01/2021

Dawson

Environment

Containers for Change sees 120 million returns in first 100 days

7/01/2021

Dawson

Environment

Visitors reminded to take note of park closures

7/01/2021

Dawson

Environment

Study reveals Ningaloo Coast an economic hub for WA

24/12/2020

Dawson

Environment

Zoo has something for all West Aussies this summer

22/12/2020

Dawson

Environment

Construction tenders called for new playground at Mangrove Cove

18/12/2020

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

McGowan Government’s advocacy rewarded with Large Air Tanker for this bushfire season