Media Statements

For Portfolio: Fisheries

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

22/08/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

WA could have Australia’s best fish and chips wrapped up

17/08/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

First of more than 1,000 lifesaving signs installed at WA beaches

15/08/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Recfishers can now cast a line at Exmouth’s new artificial reef

14/08/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

WA to conduct scientific trial of SMART drumlines

30/07/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Public consultation to begin on new $1m artificial reef for Perth’s north

24/07/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Science; Fisheries; Regional Development

Six new aquaculture and agriculture entrepreneurs win scholarships

2/07/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries

Community spirit helps build reef modules for new fishing mecca

28/06/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Greater sea lion protection builds social licence for WA fishers

7/06/2018

Dawson; Kelly

Environment; Fisheries

Technology breakthrough for whale disentanglements

1/06/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

First production milestone at new Albany Shellfish Hatchery

30/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Western Australian recfishers can now catch lobsters all year-round

25/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Hot off the shelves - new surfer specific personal shark deterrent subsidy now available

23/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

New surf device added to McGowan Government's world-first personal shark deterrent subsidy program

22/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries; Innovation and ICT

Research finds surfer shark deterrent significantly reduces the risk of attack

16/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Gascoyne community works together to rebuild pink snapper stocks

16/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Fishing licence fees help create an Exmouth integrated artificial reef

15/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

New artificial reef coming to Perth’s northern suburbs

10/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Recfishing fees increase to benefit sustainable and safe fishing

9/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Statement from Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly

29/04/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

McGowan Government extends daily Surf Life Saving WA chopper patrols

4/04/2018

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Boost for Western Australia’s blue economy with $2.6 million allocated to marine science

28/03/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

This Easter have fun fishing from some of the world’s best beaches

25/03/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

More local lobsters for the Easter and April holidays

17/03/2018

Kelly

Fisheries; Innovation and ICT

An eye in the sky adds value to Mandurah crabbing survey

13/03/2018

Kelly

Fisheries; Innovation and ICT

Recreational fishers show strong stewardship in fishing snapshot

12/03/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Let’s celebrate Sustainable Seafood Week in WA

7/03/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Liberals put Western Australian beachgoers’ lives at risk

27/02/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Science; Regional Development

Opportunity for innovators in agriculture and aquaculture

20/02/2018

Kelly

Fisheries; Innovation and ICT

WA first: ‘Catch, click and release’ technology to be used in Perth’s biggest family fishing event

16/02/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

More white sharks tagged in Esperance operation

9/02/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

CSIRO report finds white shark numbers have not increased in WA

1/02/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Discovery of illegal shark fishing evidence sparks an investigation

25/01/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Sharing recreational bag limits on boats - it just makes sense

11/01/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Liberals now support McGowan Government's shark mitigation strategy

5/01/2018

Logan

Fisheries

Stay safe and make the most of the coming marron season

25/12/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Fisheries

Iconic western rock lobster brings Christmas joy to those in need

20/12/2017

Kelly; Templeman

Fisheries; Local Government

McGowan Government helps regional councils improve beach safety

19/12/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Fisheries

New Albany hatchery to expand aquaculture and create WA jobs

16/12/2017

Kelly; Templeman

Fisheries; Local Government

Beach Emergency Numbers grant applications open

13/12/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Liberal senators endorse McGowan Government's world-first shark deterrent subsidy

8/12/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Western rock lobster industry worth half a billion dollars to WA economy each year

5/12/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Keep safe as you enjoy the West Coast Zone abalone season

3/12/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Local lobster on the menu this Christmas and New Year

29/11/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Western Australia’s Fishability charity gets funding boost

26/11/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

1,000 shark deterrent subsidies claimed within six months

26/10/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

WA's commercial wild abalone fishery becomes world-leader

15/10/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Season changes to help improve abalone fisher safety

6/10/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Cast a line for free on national Gone Fishing Day

29/09/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

WA seafood stars take out national awards

21/09/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Shark deterrents prove popular with community

15/09/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Fisheries

Jobs boost for the Mid-West as Abrolhos aquaculture zone opens

4/09/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Omeo wreck dive trail to become a no fishing zone

2/09/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Popular South-West freshwater angling spots to open year-round

29/08/2017

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Citizen science to unlock the secrets of Broome’s threadfin salmon

24/08/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Catch a freshwater fishing bonus on Father’s Day weekend

4/08/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

WA’s seafood stars recognised at biennial awards night

3/08/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Fisheries

Aquaculture consortium to grow job opportunities in WA

3/08/2017

McGowan; Dawson; Kelly

Premier; Environment; Fisheries

Mid-West aquaculture zone gets green light

29/07/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Fisheries

New state-of-the-art fish health labs to support aquaculture growth

23/06/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Esperance receivers online and ready to detect tagged sharks

22/06/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Recfishing licence fees increase to benefit recreational fishing

20/06/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Locations confirmed for Esperance shark detectors

13/06/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

International scientists and experts to workshop rock lobster in WA

3/06/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Esperance community to have their say on shark detection receivers

30/05/2017

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Major boost to marine science education

26/05/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

World-first shark deterrent subsidy kicks-off

13/05/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

A smarter approach to shark mitigation in WA waters

3/05/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Milestone for rock fishing safety as 50th Angel ring installed

31/03/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Mural puts WA's sustainable fisheries in the picture