Media Statements

For Portfolio: Environment

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

17/12/2020

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Milestone for Fitzroy River

17/12/2020

Cook; Saffioti; Dawson

Health; Transport; Environment

Local builder Civmec to construct rainbow Perth Kids’ Bridge

16/12/2020

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Proposed marine parks on Buccaneer Archipelago progressing

10/12/2020

Dawson

Environment

New Ningaloo Coastal Reserves created under Plan for Our Parks

10/12/2020

Dawson

Environment

Green light for Green Jobs

9/12/2020

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Lake Kepwari transformed into major tourism drawcard

4/12/2020

Dawson

Environment

New Environmental Protection Authority Chair appointed

3/12/2020

Dawson

Environment; Disability Services

New resource exploring the accessibility of WA’s national parks

2/12/2020

Dawson

Environment

Tender for Collie suspension bridge confirmed

1/12/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Premier; Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Grants boost community effort to care for State’s natural assets

30/11/2020

McGowan; Kelly; Dawson

Premier; Innovation and ICT; Environment

New strategy to power electric vehicles in Western Australia

30/11/2020

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Climate policy supports Western Australia’s low-carbon future

27/11/2020

Dawson

Environment

Tidy Towns 2020 Awards winners announced

25/11/2020

Ellery; Dawson

Education and Training; Environment

New short courses to support green jobs

24/11/2020

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

WA at the forefront of Aboriginal joint management

24/11/2020

Dawson

Environment

Nominations now open for the 2021 WasteSorted awards

19/11/2020

Dawson

Environment

Joint media statement - Environmental offsets agreement a win for the Pilbara

17/11/2020

Dawson

Environment

William Bay National Park now open

12/11/2020

Dawson

Environment

Green light for improved Environmental Protection Act

12/11/2020

Dawson

Environment

Kings Park Education’s popular Noongar cultural festivals are back

12/11/2020

Dawson; Murray

Environment; Sport and Recreation

Call for ecotourism proposals for Wellington National Park

12/11/2020

Dawson

Environment

Recipients of waste reduction grants announced

11/11/2020

Dawson

Environment

Satellite surveillance catches illegal clearing of native vegetation

10/11/2020

Dawson

Environment

WA waste champions recognised to Infinity and beyond

9/11/2020

Dawson

Environment

More Perth and Peel households to go FOGO in 2020-21

9/11/2020

Dawson

Environment

Zoo celebrates Noongar seasons with new education program

8/11/2020

Dawson

Environment

Western Australia’s Plan for Plastics - a roadmap to reduce our reliance on single-use plastics

6/11/2020

Dawson

Environment

Guniyan Binba Conservation Park joint management plan launched

6/11/2020

Dawson

Environment

WA mountain bike trails to be revamped under WA Recovery Plan

6/11/2020

Dawson

Environment

New Environmental Protection Authority Deputy Chair appointed

5/11/2020

Dawson; MacTiernan

Environment; Regional Development

Improved emergency communications at Nanga campgrounds

3/11/2020

Dawson

Environment

New jetties to enhance tourism at Houtman Abrolhos islands