Media Statements

For Portfolio: Mines and Petroleum

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

11/12/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

New app helps drivers safely transport dangerous goods

8/12/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Legislative fracking ban achieved in South-West, Peel and Perth

5/12/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government continues to support exploration and mining

28/11/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

New legislation to be drafted to validate mining tenements

27/11/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government congratulates MERC winners

25/11/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Mining Emergency Response Competition commences

24/11/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

COAG Energy Council agrees to examine mine clean-up rules

21/11/2017

Wyatt; Johnston

Treasurer; Mines and Petroleum

Revised gold royalty rate and industry assistance program announced

2/11/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government receives 52 applications for EIS

27/10/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Excellence in WA's resources sector shines brightly

24/10/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum; Asian Engagement

Spruiking WA’s decommissioning skills at Gas Asia Summit

23/10/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Mining innovation hub to open in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

29/09/2017

Saffioti

Mines and Petroleum

Boom in jobs and activity for WA's resources sector

28/09/2017

Saffioti

Mines and Petroleum

Safety under the spotlight for resources sector awards

15/09/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Round 16 opens for Co-funded Exploration Drilling Program

13/09/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Finalists announced for enduring community partnerships

12/09/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Golden Gecko Awards finalists announced

11/09/2017

Wyatt; Johnston

Treasurer; Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government increases funding for MRIWA

8/09/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Nova mine officially opens supporting 400 jobs

7/09/2017

Wyatt; Johnston

Treasurer; Mines and Petroleum

Changes to gold royalty arrangements part of Budget repair task

5/09/2017

Dawson; Johnston

Environment; Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government implements fracking commitment

5/09/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government examining solutions for miners

28/08/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government co-funds Round 15 of exploration drilling

25/08/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Respected experts to speak at safety forum for mine managers

24/08/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Exploration Incentive Scheme to continue to support growth

15/08/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government welcomes reopening of Pilbara mine

28/07/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum; Asian Engagement

Scholarships attracting world's best mining talent to WA

12/07/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government welcomes lithium joint venture

12/07/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum; Commerce and Industrial Relations

New Work Health and Safety Bill to protect workers

22/06/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Five-year release for petroleum exploration acreage introduced

20/06/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government announces uranium policy

14/06/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Petroleum Bill to change maritime boundaries

15/05/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Western Australia acreage release for 2017

14/05/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Towards 2020 safety and health vision

5/05/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Increased exploration a positive sign

27/04/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Raising the alarm to prevent injuries

4/04/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

WA remains at the top of Australia’s resources sector