Media Statements

For Portfolio: Forestry

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

21/11/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Native Forestry Community Advisory Group members announced

2/11/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Grant applications to assist native forest industry small businesses

19/10/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Expressions of Interest sought for Native Forestry Transition Community Advisory Group

18/10/2022

Whitby; Kelly

Environment; Climate Action; Forestry

Historic new plan to protect WA's forests

8/09/2022

Whitby; Kelly

Environment; Forestry

New nature reserves in South-West to protect threatened species

16/08/2022

Kelly

Forestry

$30 million grant programs to help support South-West communities transitioning from native forest logging

17/06/2022

Kelly

Forestry

New legislation to enable carbon trading by Forest Products Commission passes through State Parliament

23/05/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Forest Products Commission’s Community Support Program grant recipients announced

13/05/2022

Kelly

Forestry

$30 million boost to support native forestry transition

22/04/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Agreement reached on support for native timber businesses

7/03/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Native forestry workers transition packages start rolling out

15/02/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Farm Forestry Assist program supporting growth of local softwood plantation timber industry

13/02/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Local construction timber supply not impacted by recent bushfires

9/02/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Native forestry worker transition payment and reskilling programs

7/02/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Forest Products Commission Community Support Program opens

25/11/2021

Kelly

Forestry

Additional 12,000 tonnes of local softwood timber a boost for WA building industry

16/11/2021

Kelly

Forestry

New Forest Products Commission Chair Appointed

20/10/2021

Kelly

Forestry

New legislation to enable carbon trading by Forest Products Commission

15/10/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Forestry

Technology boost drives jobs at Albany sandalwood factory

8/09/2021

McGowan; Sanderson; Kelly

Premier; Environment; Climate Action; Forestry

McGowan Government’s historic move to protect native forests

11/08/2021

Kelly

Forestry

Softwood planting season in the South-West begins

6/07/2021

Kelly

Forestry

Forest Products Commission community support grants announced

1/04/2021

Kelly

Forestry

Forest Products Commission Community Support Program returns for another year

25/01/2021

Kelly; Dawson

Forestry; Environment

Government increases support for Aboriginal involvement in sandalwood industry

2/11/2020

Kelly; Dawson; MacTiernan

Forestry; Environment; Regional Development

WA Sandalwood Taskforce Report released for public comment

17/08/2020

Kelly

Forestry

Rebuilding the Western Australian softwood plantation estate

11/06/2020

Kelly

Forestry

Increased fire response capacity key focus for grant program

10/02/2020

Kelly

Forestry

Popular Community Support Program increased as new round opens

22/01/2020

Kelly

Forestry

Grants open to help farmers grow WA’s pine resource

3/12/2019

Kelly

Forestry

Local timber industry gets a boost as leading miller joins WA

2/07/2019

Kelly

Forestry

Plan sets vision for the WA forestry industry

5/06/2019

Kelly

Forestry

Trails hub set to crank-up Nannup tourism

28/05/2019

MacTiernan; Ellery; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Education and Training; Fisheries; Forestry

Education initiative to raise primary industries profile

13/05/2019

Kelly

Forestry

Expanded grants program delivers more for community

4/02/2019

Kelly

Forestry

Community Support Program increased to share more benefits of forestry

30/01/2019

Kelly

Forestry

Grant to help farmers increase WA pine resource

6/06/2018

Kelly

Forestry

Community Support Program grant recipients announced

11/04/2018

Kelly; Dawson

Forestry; Environment

$2.5m allocated to protect Carnaby’s cockatoo habitat

3/04/2018

Kelly

Forestry

New grant to help farmers contribute to a sustainable WA forestry future

28/02/2018

Kelly

Forestry

Forest Products Commission launches new community support program

6/10/2017

Dawson; Kelly

Environment; Forestry

Barrabup old-growth forest to be set aside

22/06/2017

Kelly

Water; Forestry

New plantings to create industry growth and a healthy catchment