Media Statements

For Portfolio: Fisheries

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

12/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

South West water users switched on to scientifically proven personal shark deterrents

12/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Great Southern water users switched on to scientifically proven personal shark deterrents

10/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

WA surfers switch on to scientifically proven personal shark deterrents

26/07/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Innovation and sustainability driving WA Seafood Industry Award winners

25/07/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science; Science and Innovation

WA’s world-class fisheries management improves sustainability of fisheries

24/07/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

New resources and regional focus for fisheries education website

12/07/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Extended metropolitan closure to take the pressure off pinkies

10/06/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Tender released to design and build $1 million northern artificial reef

31/05/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Fish restocking program makes Kununurra a sports fishing destination

28/05/2019

MacTiernan; Ellery; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Education and Training; Fisheries; Forestry

Education initiative to raise primary industries profile

23/05/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

No agreement to increase domestic lobster supplies for WA

17/04/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Enjoy high-quality, sustainable WA seafood this Easter

17/04/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

$7 million to boost growth of the Mid-West aquaculture industry

12/04/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

BEN signs are already playing their part in coastal emergencies

12/04/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

$8 million boost for WA’s scientific shark hazard mitigation strategy

1/04/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Abalone safety initiatives are helping to make fishing days safer

29/03/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Surf’s up, be safe and save: 500 more personal shark deterrents available

25/03/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

What is WA salmon worth to Western Australia’s economy?

18/03/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Salmon run signs spark important safety reminders

11/03/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Science plays a vital role in sustainable seafood

6/03/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Ports

National award for WA marine biosecurity

6/03/2019

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Fisheries

Recfishers spend $2.4 billion a year on great fishing experiences

21/02/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Scientific non-lethal SMART drumline trial now underway

18/02/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

WA shark alarm technology to be used during SMART drumline trial

18/02/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Seabed receivers to track white shark movements in WA

8/02/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Government and industry agree to significantly increase local lobster supply

27/01/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Non-lethal SMART drumline trial to start next month

18/01/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Review finds better Local Lobster Program needed for WA

16/01/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Minister extends consultation for plans to grow WA lobster industry

14/01/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

New fishing mecca off Esperance in place to attract anglers

9/01/2019

Cook

Fisheries

More than 3,000 Western Australian surfers and divers boost their personal protection

23/12/2018

Cook

Fisheries

500 more personal shark deterrent devices for surfers and divers available

21/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Minister assures WAFIC on WA’s fisheries management plans

21/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Celebrating 20 years of Recfishwest SunSmart fishing clinics

20/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Strong support for Western Australia’s new international lobster festival

19/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

New fishing product to reduce plastic in our ocean

18/12/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

Expanded artificial reef project to restore Albany's Oyster Harbour

11/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Enhanced tourism opportunities with Greens Pool now closed to fishing

11/12/2018

Kelly; Dawson

Fisheries; Environment

New lifejacket trial to commence at Salmon Holes on January 1

8/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Beach safety boost with more BEN signs in place for summer

8/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

South-West beaches get new shark receivers in time for summer

8/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Boost for WA jobs and local lobster supply from WA’s most iconic fishery

5/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Ocean Reef chosen as location for new metro artificial reef

3/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Enjoy the new abalone season, but keep safe when you fish

24/11/2018

Papalia; Kelly

Tourism; Fisheries

Thousands hooked on Rotto’s newest summer event

15/11/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Substantial boost for WA's fish health capabilities

10/11/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

This summer bring your Sea Sense to the beach and stay safe

10/11/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Plans to grow WA lobster industry to create jobs and boost local lobster supply

30/10/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

A win-win resolution for long-running Derby fishing conflict

24/10/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

More iconic WA rock lobsters on the menu for locals

21/10/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Framework set for WA’s scientific non-lethal SMART drumline trial

12/10/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Fisheries

Green light for jobs with Huon Aquaculture to set up WA operations

11/10/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Peel-Harvey election commitment to improve recreational fishing underway

13/09/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Community to have their say on SMART drumline trial

31/08/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Fisheries

State-funded lifesaving helicopter lifts off to enhance ocean safety

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; Regional Development

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