Media Statements

For Portfolio: Fisheries

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

9/06/2022

Punch

Fisheries

Another BEN signs milestone to enhance coastal safety

8/06/2022

Punch

Fisheries

Unique WA-developed abalone ocean fishery certified sustainable

3/06/2022

Punch

Fisheries

New plan guiding innovation and recreational fishing investment in WA

16/05/2022

Whitby; Punch

Environment; Fisheries

Significant progress for environmental protection of Exmouth Gulf

3/05/2022

Whitby; Punch

Environment; Fisheries

Significant step forward for creation of Marmion Marine Park

28/04/2022

Cook; MacTiernan; Punch

Deputy Premier; Tourism; Regional Development; Fisheries

Shore Leave festival back showcasing the best of the Mid-West for 2022

21/04/2022

Punch

Fisheries

Three new next-gen shark monitoring receivers installed on Busselton Jetty

20/04/2022

Punch

Fisheries

Lake Kununurra barramundi fishing on show to the world

20/04/2022

Punch

Fisheries

WA secures international sustainable fisheries research funding

16/04/2022

MacTiernan; Punch

Regional Development; Fisheries

Investment to support trout stocking and tourism across the South-West

4/04/2022

Punch

Fisheries

Opportunity for recfishers to help shape demersal scalefish stock recovery

21/03/2022

Punch

Fisheries

WA celebrates 10 years of commitment to sustainable fisheries

16/03/2022

Punch

Fisheries

New WA-made device added to Shark Deterrent Rebate scheme

5/03/2022

Punch

Fisheries

Think Sea Sense when the salmon schools show up at your beach

21/02/2022

Punch

Fisheries

Public invited to have their say on Abrolhos management plans

18/02/2022

Punch

Fisheries

Changes to boost recovery of demersal scalefish stocks

14/02/2022

Punch

Fisheries

Herring stock recovery a fishing management success story

13/02/2022

Punch

Fisheries

New rules to stop recreational shark fishing off Port and Leighton beaches

10/02/2022

Punch

Fisheries

Meet the FLUPSY - innovative new infrastructure boosting Albany’s shellfish aquaculture

4/02/2022

Whitby; Punch

Environment; Fisheries

Planning for the future of Marmion Marine Park

22/12/2021

Punch

Fisheries

WA’s unique octopus species has a new Noongar name

21/12/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Mandatory lifejackets to continue keeping people safe at Salmon Holes

13/12/2021

MacTiernan; Punch

Agriculture and Food; Fisheries

Helping WA agribusiness capture export markets

11/12/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Let’s keep abalone fishing safe and celebrate its sustainability

3/12/2021

McGowan; Sanderson; Punch

Premier; Environment; Fisheries

Historic protections to safeguard spectacular Exmouth Gulf

2/12/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Safe ocean swimming for Esperance this summer

2/12/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Albany Aquaculture Zone to boost investment, growth and jobs

1/12/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Charter fishing sector boosting the State’s economy and jobs

30/11/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Lobster back of boat sales increase brings festive season bonus

21/11/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Western Australia celebrates World Fisheries Day

18/11/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Cottesloe’s beachside shark warning towers are ready for summer

18/10/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Abrolhos Island scallops become WA’s eleventh MSC certified sustainable fishery

17/10/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Shark Warning System upgrade to boost safety

2/10/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Troutfest celebrates WA’s enthusiasm for freshwater fishing

24/09/2021

Sanderson; Punch

Environment; Fisheries

Consultation underway on new marine park for the south coast

24/09/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Chapman Valley leads northern rollout of McGowan Government’s BEN sign program

24/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan; Punch

Premier; Regional Development; Fisheries

Shore Leave Festival celebrates the best of the Mid-West

4/09/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Shark patrols underway as State Budget provides funding certainty

19/08/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Sustainability and secure access to guide WA’s aquatic resources

18/08/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Fishing licence fees help find ways to reduce shark bite-offs

13/08/2021

Punch

Fisheries

WA’s commercial fishing industry honours its champions

18/07/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Barramundi stocking passes one million at Lake Kununurra

14/05/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Changes to support recovery of WA’s western rock lobster fishery

13/05/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Minister gives recreational fishers a hand releasing future catches

12/05/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Boost for white shark tagging and monitoring in expanded mitigation program

23/04/2021

Punch

Fisheries

New artificial reef deployed in northern suburbs

31/03/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Western Australians urged to stay SharkSmart during Easter salmon run

29/01/2021

Tinley

Fisheries

Lure of Western Australia hooks giant Huon Aquaculture

29/01/2021

MacTiernan; Tinley

Regional Development; Fisheries

Geraldton signature festival kicks off with funding injection

28/01/2021

Tinley

Fisheries

New research facilities to support jobs and grow aquaculture industry

25/01/2021

Tinley

Fisheries

Funding boost for Surfing WA to help keep wave chasers safe

24/12/2020

Templeman; Tinley

Local Government; Fisheries

BEN signs to aid safety at beaches in the State’s north

17/12/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Promoting the building blocks for WA’s aquaculture opportunities

14/12/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Gold standard for world-class Exmouth and Shark Bay prawns

13/12/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

More local lobster available just in time for Christmas

9/12/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Stick to the rules and enjoy a safe and sustainable abalone season

3/12/2020

Tinley; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

Permanent mobile tower boosts coverage at Esperance beach

3/12/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

New nursery to help meet international demand for WA trout

20/11/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Recovery of Perth’s coastal abalone stocks great news for local fishers

17/11/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Aquaculture Development Plan set to unlock thousands of local jobs

13/11/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

SharkSmart WA app ticks over 30,000 downloads

27/10/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Students work with contractor on new northern artificial reef project

16/10/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Bunker Bay gets two new-generation shark monitoring receivers

7/10/2020

Tinley; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

Rock oyster research moves to the Pilbara

3/10/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Annual trout stocking benefits WA’s freshwater fishers

1/10/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Kununurra barramundi stocking program will soon pass one million

25/09/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Urban fishing event gives young anglers opportunity to land trout

18/09/2020

Tinley; Dawson

Fisheries; Disability Services

New van delivers more benefits for applauded Fishability program

15/09/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Back of boat sales offers more rock lobster for Western Australians

9/09/2020

MacTiernan; Tinley

Agriculture and Food; Fisheries

Move to back State’s vital primary industries

4/09/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Beach safety continues to be a priority for McGowan Government

30/08/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Popular surf spot in Bunker Bay to get shark monitoring receivers

27/08/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Big fines and penalties await those who break WA’s fishing laws

14/08/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan; Tinley

Premier; Agriculture and Food; Fisheries

Food industry plan to support WA recovery efforts

14/08/2020

McGowan; Tinley

Premier; Fisheries

Plan for Mid-West unveiled as part of WA Recovery Plan

9/08/2020

McGowan; Tinley

Premier; Fisheries

Recreational fishing hooks new benefits from WA Recovery Plan

7/08/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Harvest Road Oceans sets sustainable pace for shellfish aquaculture

7/08/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

WA Recovery Plan to fund Albany shellfish hatchery’s expansion

7/08/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Fishing Strategy designed to keep recreational sector safe

7/08/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Oyster Harbour Zone opens up for South Coast aquaculture

1/07/2020

MacTiernan; Tinley

Ports; Fisheries

Port fishing platform open to Bunbury community

30/06/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Targeted tagging of white sharks takes WA total to 115

17/06/2020

Tinley; Wyatt

Fisheries; Lands

Abalone relocation makes way for Ocean Reef Marina development

9/06/2020

McGowan; Tinley

Premier; Fisheries

New beach enclosure for Albany creates jobs and supports tourism

9/06/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Accelerated aquaculture development in Mid-West to net local jobs

7/05/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Researchers start unlocking WA’s tropical rock oyster potential

1/05/2020

Papalia; Tinley

Tourism; Fisheries

Recreational fishers allowed restricted access to Rottnest Island waters

26/04/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

SMART drumline trial to be extended by 12 months

8/04/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Commercial fishers’ licence fees waived as part of stimulus push

5/04/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Western rock lobster topples blue swimmer crabs in fishing survey

12/03/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Lobster rescue plan aims to support industry through COVID-19

10/03/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Phone hook-up investigates scaly problem of shark bite-offs

8/03/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Choosing sustainable seafood - it’s about fish for the future

7/03/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Chief Scientist to review data retrieved from SMART drumline trial

4/03/2020

Tinley; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

Mobile communications at Twilight Beach supports public safety

27/02/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Recreational fishing licence fees at work funding abalone fisher safety

24/02/2020

McGowan; Tinley

Premier; Fisheries

WA salmon boosts our economy and delivers great autumn fishing

12/02/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Progress on the finfish nursery to boost WA aquaculture growth

8/02/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Baby pink snapper boost to recreational fishing in Cockburn Sound

3/02/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Land-based warning beacons boost Sea Sense capability in Esperance