Media Statements

For Portfolio: Environment

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

24/06/2022

Whitby

Environment

South-western snake-necked turtle conservation funding boost

15/06/2022

Buti; Whitby

Aboriginal Affairs; Environment

Historic native title settlement secures benefits for Traditional Owners in renamed Pila Nature Reserve

9/06/2022

Whitby

Environment

WA builder appointed for first projects of Perth Zoo masterplan

8/06/2022

Whitby

Environment

First look at upgrades planned for John Forrest National Park

31/05/2022

Whitby; Punch

Environment; Disability Services

McGowan Government making WA parks more accessible for people with disability

27/05/2022

Whitby

Environment

Container Exchange points save containers from the fill

26/05/2022

McGowan; Cook; Whitby

Premier; Tourism; Environment

New environmentally sensitive tourism offerings for national parks

26/05/2022

Whitby

Environment

New native vegetation policy for Western Australia

20/05/2022

Whitby

Environment

Waste champions recognised at 2022 WasteSorted Awards

20/05/2022

Johnston; Whitby

Energy; Environment

Milestone for East Rockingham Waste to Energy project

16/05/2022

Whitby

Environment

2022 Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Awards now open

16/05/2022

Whitby; Punch

Environment; Fisheries

Significant progress for environmental protection of Exmouth Gulf

16/05/2022

Whitby

Environment

Reducing the reporting burden on industry

16/05/2022

Whitby; Ellery

Environment; Education and Training

Funding boost for waste management activities in WA schools

14/05/2022

Whitby

Environment

Community litter grants launched in Dampier

5/05/2022

Templeman; Whitby

Sport and Recreation; Environment

New website puts WA’s world-class trails on the map

5/05/2022

Whitby

Environment

New Board Chair to help guide Perth Zoo Master Plan

3/05/2022

Whitby; Punch

Environment; Fisheries

Significant step forward for creation of Marmion Marine Park

3/05/2022

Whitby

Environment

Perth Zoo gives mums free entry on Mother’s Day

29/04/2022

Whitby; Dawson

Environment; Emergency Services

Celebrating 50 years of bushfire aerial detection

29/04/2022

Whitby; Buti

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Warlibirri National Park created in Plan for Our Parks milestone

28/04/2022

Whitby

Environment

Funding boost for Darling Range Wildlife Shelter

21/04/2022

Whitby; Buti

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

State Budget provides $11 million boost for Murujuga National Park

14/04/2022

Whitby

Environment

Help for hospitality venues to become "Plastic Free Places"

13/04/2022

Whitby

Environment

Lotterywest grant supports climate project in Great Southern

13/04/2022

Whitby

Environment

Boosting environmental volunteering in the Great Southern

12/04/2022

Whitby

Environment

New innovative AR experience launched at Kings Park

11/04/2022

Whitby

Environment

Finalists announced for the 2022 WasteSorted Awards

9/04/2022

Sanderson; Whitby

Health; Environment

‘Taking it to the streets’ vaccination campaign for school holidays

8/04/2022

Whitby; Johnston

Environment; Energy

Clean energy projects to lower emissions and create jobs

1/04/2022

Whitby

Environment

New and improved boardwalk open at Lake Goegrup Nature Reserve

31/03/2022

Whitby

Environment

Long-awaited Mungada Ridge National Park created in Mid-West

22/03/2022

Whitby

Environment

Funding now available for Swan and Canning rivers foreshore restoration

14/03/2022

Whitby

Environment

Online mapping tool to help shape proposed South Coast Marine Park

9/03/2022

Whitby

Environment

Cutting-edge science sees new Blue Kangaroo Paw available to buy

9/03/2022

Johnston; Whitby

Mines and Petroleum; Environment; Climate Action

Draft Bill to help WA’s resources industry reduce emissions

6/03/2022

Whitby

Environment

McGowan Government continues to support cleaner, low-waste WA

2/03/2022

MacTiernan; Whitby; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

2022 State Natural Resource Management funding round open

25/02/2022

Whitby; Buti

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

$22 million boost to Aboriginal Ranger Program as funding round opens

25/02/2022

Whitby

Environment

Architect appointed for enhancement of WA’s oldest national park

16/02/2022

Whitby; Dawson

Environment; Innovation and ICT

Vital research informs industry on best practice to recycle and divert e-waste from landfill

10/02/2022

Whitby

Environment

Public invited to have a say on enhancing Murujuga National Park

8/02/2022

Whitby

Environment

World-first scientific breakthrough with numbat genome mapped

4/02/2022

Whitby; Punch

Environment; Fisheries

Planning for the future of Marmion Marine Park

4/02/2022

Whitby; Buti

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Expert advisory group to shape $50 million expanded Aboriginal Ranger Program

2/02/2022

Whitby

Environment

Perth Zoo Masterplan comes to life with new designs

1/02/2022

Whitby; Carey

Environment; Local Government

Local governments encouraged to apply for grants to transition to three-bin FOGO service

21/01/2022

Whitby

Environment

Perth waterways benefit from nearly $1 million for Community Rivercare Program

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