Media Statements

For Portfolio: Mines and Petroleum

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

22/08/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum; Commerce and Industrial Relations

Updated FIFO code open for comment

17/08/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Mine site leaders come together to talk safety

13/08/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Spotlight on safety innovation award finalists

30/07/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Incentive Scheme rekindles diamond exploration in the Kimberley

27/07/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Conservation projects vying for environmental excellence award

19/07/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Consortium identifies job creating opportunities and industry growth

18/07/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government backs WA bid for battery research centre

28/06/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Lithium taskforce announces first industry consortium

28/06/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

WA mineral exploration activity on the rise

18/06/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Seismic survey to uncover the Canning Basin’s deep geology

29/05/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Incentive scheme drives new exploration projects

24/05/2018

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Mines and Petroleum

New strategy to capitalise on once-in-a-lifetime lithium opportunity

17/05/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government strengthens ties with Argentina

11/05/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government launches Seven Golden Rules for safety

10/05/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government to continue popular exploration scheme

4/05/2018

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Mines and Petroleum

New Kwinana lithium refinery to create more WA jobs

29/03/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Mineral Exploration CRC receives Federal funding

29/03/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Western Australia’s resources industry shines in 2017

23/02/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government opens Round 17 of EIS

19/02/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum; Commerce and Industrial Relations

Draft code targeting FIFO mental health open for comment

15/02/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

New code helps mine sites plan for emergencies

13/02/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Nominations open for mining and resources Awards for Excellence

5/02/2018

Johnston; McGurk

Mines and Petroleum; Women's Interests

McGowan Government welcomes women's mentoring program

2/02/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Minister Johnston visits Africa to cement ties

30/01/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government welcomes report on Australia's lithium industry

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