Media Statements

For Portfolio: Innovation and ICT

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

26/10/2022

Cook; Dawson

State Development, Jobs and Trade; Innovation and ICT; Medical Research

Australia's biggest week in biotech kicks off in Perth

19/10/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Innovation leaders locked in for West Tech Fest 2022

13/10/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

New pilot program to grow early stage venture capital in WA

14/09/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

McGowan Government launches data platform to boost innovation

6/09/2022

Ellery; Dawson

Education and Training; Innovation and ICT

New challenge to develop school students’ innovation

18/08/2022

Carey; Dawson

Lands; Innovation and ICT

CORE Innovation Hub selected to deliver on Australian Automation and Robotics Precinct vision

16/08/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

ICT Innovators take centre stage at INCITE Awards

15/08/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Data-driven graduate program to help shape WA’s digital future

10/08/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Finalists for 2022 WA Innovator of the Year awards

4/08/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

WA Government teams up with renowned global business school

21/07/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Spacecubed recipient of Lotterywest grant

18/07/2022

Dawson; Cook

Innovation and ICT; State Development, Jobs and Trade

More than $643,000 in Innovation Booster Grants for WA innovators

30/06/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

McGowan Government commits $1.2 million to new creative technology innovation hub

29/06/2022

Dawson; Punch

Innovation and ICT; Agriculture and Food

McGowan Government helping agriculture innovators grow

28/06/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Western Australia joins international entrepreneurship program

27/06/2022

Dawson

Medical Research; Innovation and ICT

Co-Funding Partnerships Program provides opportunity for increased impact through collaboration

10/06/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Western Australia’s world-leading capability expansion with Microsoft finalised

7/06/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT; Medical Research

Mission to United States to promote WA

7/06/2022

Dawson; Cook

Innovation and ICT; Commerce

ServiceWA app upgrade to keep WA drivers informed of petrol prices

1/06/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Registrations now open for WA Data Science for Business Conference and Exhibition

26/05/2022

Sanderson; Dawson

Health; Innovation and ICT

New $10 million heliport for Royal Perth Hospital

25/05/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Data linkage reforms set to deliver more for Western Australians

9/05/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Western Australia’s Data Science Week 2022 gets underway

4/05/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Western Australia’s leaders gather for Brain Gain Roundtable

3/05/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Search begins for Western Australia’s Innovator of the Year 2022

25/03/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

McGowan Government continues investment in world-class cyber security services

9/03/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

WA innovators invited to apply for $20,000 Innovation Booster Grants

8/03/2022

Dawson; McGurk

Innovation and ICT; Women's Interests

Celebrating Western Australia’s women in innovation on International Women’s Day 2022

17/02/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

More than $615,000 to grow entrepreneur and investor education programs

16/02/2022

Whitby; Dawson

Environment; Innovation and ICT

Vital research informs industry on best practice to recycle and divert e-waste from landfill

15/02/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

New Roadmap has delivery of Digital Strategy 2021-2025 on track

28/01/2022

Dawson

Medical Research; Innovation and ICT

Final call for innovations for child and youth mental health issues

8/12/2021

Punch

Innovation and ICT

Western Australia’s best innovators on show at West Tech Fest

1/12/2021

Punch

Innovation and ICT

$2.4 million for data science and cybersecurity innovation hubs to support start-up and SME growth

8/11/2021

Punch

Innovation and ICT

New grant round opens for entrepreneur and investor education programs

4/11/2021

Punch

Innovation and ICT

Pharmaceutical start up named WA Innovator of the Year 2021

5/10/2021

Buti; Punch

Lands; Innovation and ICT

World-leading automation and robotics test facility coming to northern suburbs

30/08/2021

McGowan; Cook; Punch

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Innovation and ICT

Investing in new and emerging industries for the jobs of the future

13/08/2021

Punch

Innovation and ICT

$385,000 in Innovation Vouchers to support State’s best emerging innovators

20/07/2021

Punch

Innovation and ICT

Finalists announced for WA Innovator of the Year 2021

23/06/2021

Punch

Innovation and ICT

Western Australia’s bold new whole-of-government Digital Strategy launched

3/06/2021

Punch

Innovation and ICT

Registrations now open for inaugural Cyber West Summit

26/05/2021

Punch

Innovation and ICT

Connecting regional METS companies to the world

13/05/2021

Punch; Cook

Innovation and ICT; Science

Funding to boost WA medical technology and pharmaceutical manufacturers and create new jobs

30/04/2021

Punch

Innovation and ICT

$20,000 vouchers available to help local innovators commercialise ideas and create WA jobs

23/04/2021

MacTiernan; Punch

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

iHub to kickstart Great Southern business

13/04/2021

Punch

Innovation and ICT

Search is on for next WA Innovator of Year

30/01/2021

Kelly; Cook

Innovation and ICT; Health

WA Government invests $150,000 to manufacture rapid virus testing technology locally

29/01/2021

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Curtin’s Binar Space Program takes off with McGowan Government investment

22/01/2021

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Breast cancer imaging start-up receives $150,000 boost

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

15/01/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Great Southern innovation project moves ahead

2/12/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

McGowan Government invests $160,000 to spark WA start-ups

30/11/2020

McGowan; Kelly; Dawson

Premier; Innovation and ICT; Environment

New strategy to power electric vehicles in Western Australia

9/11/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Report finds 3,000 data science jobs to be created in WA in next decade

21/10/2020

Kelly; Dawson

Innovation and ICT; Environment

New research and development grants to help reduce e-waste

14/10/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

State Government partners for new Indigenous Angel investor and entrepreneur program

29/09/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Western Australia’s first whole-of-government Cyber Security Operations Centre launched

18/09/2020

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

GroundSwell projects announced at Regional Innovation Summit

14/08/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Innovator business support and mentoring program extended

28/07/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Western Australians invited to have their say on digital inclusion

22/07/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Record funding to support WA innovators

22/06/2020

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Expressions of Interest for GroundSwell program now open

11/06/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

$800,000 from New Industries Fund to support COVID-19 affected innovation sector

5/06/2020

Templeman; Kelly

Heritage; Innovation and ICT

Online resource brings past to the fore

29/05/2020

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Launchpad ready to boost Pilbara businesses

20/05/2020

Johnston; Kelly

Mines and Petroleum; Innovation and ICT

$3.8 million resources export hubs to help WA recover from COVID

27/02/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Regional and women entrepreneurs and investors get boost from latest X-TEND WA grants

24/02/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Up to $20,000 available for WA businesses to innovate and grow to create WA jobs

17/02/2020

Kelly

Science; Innovation and ICT

McGowan Government rockets State into new generation space race to create 1,500 WA jobs

11/02/2020

Cook; Kelly

Health; Innovation and ICT

Plans to turn WA life sciences industry into world leader to create local jobs

23/01/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Seven local games and interactive studios awarded International Access Pass to grow local industry

7/11/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

WA’s top innovator can help make global mining industry cleaner

1/11/2019

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Grants driving new industries in the Great Southern

1/10/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

More investor and start-up training on the way to help grow the economy

4/09/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

International Access Pass reboots for a second round of grants

21/08/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Innovation Consortium a hub for ideas to create WA jobs

15/08/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

More students to work with industry to accelerate new technologies

5/08/2019

Quigley; Kelly

Attorney General; Innovation and ICT

State Government’s commitment to stronger, clearer privacy protections for Western Australians

23/07/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

WA innovators awarded funding to boost their businesses

11/07/2019

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Regional New Industries Fund grants driving northern innovation

8/07/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Investor and start-up training to boost WA innovators and create WA jobs

6/07/2019

Templeman; Kelly

Culture and the Arts; Innovation and ICT

‘Game on’ at VR festival these school holidays

1/07/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Finalists announced for the 2019 WA Innovator of the Year

15/06/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

ICT innovators take centre stage at WAITTA INCITE Awards

7/06/2019

Kelly

Science; Innovation and ICT

Innovative creators heading to London to spruik their businesses

28/05/2019

Templeman; Kelly

Culture and the Arts; Innovation and ICT

Consortium to foster interactive experiences

3/04/2019

Kelly

Science; Innovation and ICT

Science Industry PhD Fellowships to link researchers with industry

1/04/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

$34.7 million investment in public sector digital transformation

27/03/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

The search is on for WA's best and brightest innovators

25/03/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Grants of up to $100,000 available to build WA’s innovation capability

6/03/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Funding to elevate WA innovators and entrepreneurs

1/02/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Local games industry talent win grants to showcase on international stage

24/01/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

New Science Industry PhD Fellowships Program connecting industry with researchers

17/12/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Regional New Industries Fund driving innovation in Albany

28/11/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

New Government Chief Information Officer to lead digital reform

8/11/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Online home building tool scoops top honours at Innovator of the Year awards

1/11/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

WA games industry powers up with a new International Access Pass

5/09/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Innovation and ICT

Digital Infrastructure Atlas maps the way to telecommunications investment

13/08/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

New Data Science Innovation Hub to create and support WA jobs