Media Statements

For Portfolio: Racing and Gaming

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

27/06/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

New chair appointed to Racing and Wagering WA

22/06/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

New casino legislation to boost integrity, regulator powers and penalties

10/06/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

Blackstone granted WA approval to proceed with acquisition of Crown Resorts

4/04/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

New members appointed to strengthen Gaming and Wagering Commission

24/03/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

McGowan Government commits to reforms following Perth Casino Royal Commission

9/03/2022

Templeman; Carey; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Sport and Recreation; Housing; Racing and Gaming; Aboriginal Affairs; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Lanie Chopping appointed Director General of the Department Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

9/03/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

Goldfields Banned Drinkers Register trial officially starts

4/03/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

Perth Casino Royal Commission final report to be handed down

4/02/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

John McGrath appointed to Burswood Park Board

16/12/2021

Whitby

Racing and Gaming

Goldfields third WA region to trial Banned Drinkers Register

7/12/2021

Whitby

Racing and Gaming

New regulations to tighten alcohol home deliveries

26/11/2021

Whitby

Racing and Gaming; Small Business

Extended trading for WA bottle shops this Christmas

8/11/2021

Whitby

Racing and Gaming

Know the signs - don’t gamble your friends and family away

28/10/2021

Whitby; Templeman

Racing and Gaming; Tourism

Giddy-up! Broadcast trifecta for WA’s biggest horse racing festival

12/10/2021

Whitby

Racing and Gaming

TAB sale process resumes with new invitation for expressions of interest

16/09/2021

Whitby

Racing and Gaming

McGowan Government moves to stamp out sly grogging in the Kimberley

1/09/2021

Whitby; Saffioti

Racing And Gaming; Transport

New shared pathway puts Burswood Park development on the right track

27/07/2021

Whitby

Racing and Gaming

New Burswood Park Board chairperson announced

16/07/2021

Whitby

Racing and Gaming

Banned Drinkers Register trial ramps up in the Kimberley

1/05/2021

Whitby

Racing and Gaming

Banned Drinkers Register technology rolls out in the Kimberley

5/03/2021

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Royal Commission to be held into Crown Perth’s suitability to hold licence

6/01/2021

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Banned Drinkers Register to be trialled in the Kimberley

21/12/2020

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Nearly $1.2 million of unclaimed winnings for community projects

1/12/2020

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Trial of Banned Drinkers Register in the Pilbara begins today

12/11/2020

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Remote community’s call for liquor ban answered

19/10/2020

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Seek support and show gambling who’s boss

25/09/2020

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Retired racehorses coming Off the Track with launch of dedicated welfare facility

24/08/2020

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Pilbara banned drinkers register trial to launch in December

3/06/2020

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Statement on RWWA chief executive Richard Burt

30/04/2020

Papalia

Racing and Gaming; Small Business

Selected TAB agencies to provide limited transaction services

20/04/2020

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

COVID-19 takeaway alcohol restrictions lifted

27/03/2020

Papalia

Racing And Gaming

New support for small businesses during liquor restrictions

21/02/2020

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Pilbara Banned Drinkers Register trial tender launched

14/11/2019

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Western Australian Racehorse Welfare Plan released

1/11/2019

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

New changes restrict liquor barns to address community concerns

29/09/2019

Wyatt; Papalia

Treasurer; Racing and Gaming

Expressions of Interest sought for the Western Australian TAB

4/09/2019

Wyatt; Papalia

Treasurer; Racing and Gaming

WA backs a winner: Historic reforms pass WA Parliament

15/05/2019

Wyatt; Papalia

Treasurer; Racing and Gaming

Historic racing reforms one step closer

29/03/2019

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Life's better with horses

4/12/2018

Papalia; Wyatt

Racing and Gaming; Treasurer

WA households and racing industry win big as Point of Consumption wagering tax is passed

9/10/2018

Wyatt; Papalia

Treasurer; Racing and Gaming

Certainty for the WA racing industry with historic reform package

8/10/2018

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Time to talk about responsible gambling

19/09/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Racing and Gaming

McGowan Government delivers on promise to ban synthetic lotteries

3/09/2018

Papalia; Kelly

Racing and Gaming; Science

Preserving the integrity of racing in WA

14/08/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism; Racing and Gaming

Cheers to WA: Everyone’s a winner under State’s new liquor laws

9/07/2018

Johnston

Racing and Gaming

Community leadership drives further liquor restrictions in Pilbara

29/06/2018

Wyatt; Johnston

Treasurer; Racing and Gaming

Release of discussion paper on the future of the Western Australian TAB

22/03/2018

Papalia

Racing and Gaming; Small Business

Extended Easter Sunday trading for regional liquor stores

6/03/2018

Papalia; Wyatt

Racing and Gaming; Treasurer

Consultation with racing industry to begin on TAB future

3/03/2018

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Liquor ban declared in Kalumburu

17/02/2018

Papalia

Tourism; Racing and Gaming

Responsible sale, supply and consumption key driver in wave of liquor reforms

14/02/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism; Racing and Gaming

Liquor reforms to elevate WA tourism and local jobs

13/02/2018

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Campaign encourages Western Australians to ‘Show Gambling Who’s Boss’

8/01/2018

Papalia; Saffioti

Tourism; Racing and Gaming; Small Business; Planning

Small businesses to help Yagan Square thrive

1/12/2017

Papalia

Racing and Gaming; Small Business

Christmas cheer for WA bottle shops

20/11/2017

Papalia

Tourism; Racing and Gaming

Perth’s premier racing carnivals attract Australasia’s best

12/09/2017

Papalia

Tourism; Racing and Gaming

New liquor reform a boost for tourism operators

7/09/2017

Wyatt; Papalia

Treasurer; Racing and Gaming

Reform of wagering taxation - introduction of a point of consumption tax

24/08/2017

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism; Racing and Gaming

Funding boost for WA’s biggest horse racing festival

18/08/2017

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Liquor bans introduced in two more communities

15/06/2017

Papalia

Tourism; Racing and Gaming

Cruise ships cleared to gamble off all WA ports

9/04/2017

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism; Racing and Gaming

Next wave of liquor reforms underway to create jobs