Media Statements

For Portfolio: Regional Development

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

3/02/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Digital connectivity boost to Northern Goldfields

2/02/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Medicinal cannabis facility to grow job opportunities in Collie

2/02/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Boutique espresso bar, community festival and heritage restoration among latest grant recipients in Collie

30/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Technology and innovation boost for Community Resource Centres

29/01/2021

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Tenders called for new Carnarvon Fascine boat pens

29/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

World-class precinct delivered for South-West tourist town

29/01/2021

MacTiernan; Tinley

Regional Development; Fisheries

Geraldton signature festival kicks off with funding injection

29/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Great Southern Development Commission CEO acknowledged for substantial contribution to region

28/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Lead contractor appointed for Kal City Centre project

28/01/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Regional festivals receive funding boost

28/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New student accommodation opened in the heart of Albany

28/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

$9.4 million bioenergy project to turn trash into treasure and create jobs in Collie

28/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Unique proposal to transform historic Collie Roundhouse

26/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Upgrades to Collie’s underground tourist attraction and expanded visitor servicing facilities

25/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Technology and innovation boost for Community Resource Centres

22/01/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

No room at the inn: Government supports creation of Collie resort

22/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

$2 million investment for major Pilbara green hydrogen project

21/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Planning for the future of Geraldton marina

21/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

International interest in Mid-West renewable hydrogen potential

15/01/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Great Southern innovation project moves ahead

13/01/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Ground-breaking tender for Spoilbank Marina project

12/01/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Playing WA grants program brings arts organisations to regional WA

12/01/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Playing WA supports performing arts tours across regional WA

21/12/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

In the House expanding WA’s vibrant regional culture and arts programs

14/12/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Germany and WA join forces on renewable hydrogen

10/12/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding for immediate repairs to Bunbury Speedway

9/12/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Accommodation boost to support seasonal workers in Esperance

8/12/2020

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Regional Development; Lands

Australian-first innovation powering jobs at Peel Business Park

5/12/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Wheatbelt REDs growing local industry

4/12/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Inspiring young Aboriginal careers in the cattle industry

3/12/2020

McGowan; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Premier; Transport; Regional Development

Bunbury Waterfront project delivering benefits for the South-West

3/12/2020

Tinley; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

Permanent mobile tower boosts coverage at Esperance beach

1/12/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Recycled gas opportunity for Albany

30/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Plant-based protein food development and new industrial opportunities amongst new projects funded in Collie

27/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New funding to expand Goldfields migrant employment program

27/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Goldfields-Esperance tourism attractions on display

27/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Goldfields-Esperance REDs growing local industry

27/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Maximising Aboriginal employment on the Dampier Peninsula

24/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Technology grants for Community Resource Centres

19/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Land transfer to generate Aboriginal jobs in the Ord

19/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED grants supporting Kimberley economic recovery

13/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Pilbara RED grants backing local tourism, industry

13/11/2020

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Transport

Work starts on Spoilbank Marina road upgrades

6/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Pinjarra aged accommodation officially opened

6/11/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Fitzroy River water discussion paper released for comment

6/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED Grant boost for Peel business

5/11/2020

Dawson; MacTiernan

Environment; Regional Development

Improved emergency communications at Nanga campgrounds

3/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Mid-West RED Grants building regional industries

2/11/2020

Kelly; Dawson; MacTiernan

Forestry; Environment; Regional Development

WA Sandalwood Taskforce Report released for public comment

30/10/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Business recovery focus for South-West RED grants

30/10/2020

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Ord Valley Muster returning to Kununurra for 2021 and beyond

30/10/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Work underway on next stage of Bunbury's waterfront transformation

27/10/2020

MacTiernan; Templeman

Regional Development; Heritage

Historic Strawberry Hill upgrades complete

23/10/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Gascoyne RED Grants supporting business recovery

19/10/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Mid West Development Commission CEO retirement

16/10/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Major step forward for world-leading Pilbara renewable energy project

12/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

New online register to boost opportunities for locals in Goldfields-Esperance

9/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan; Saffioti

Premier; Regional Development; Transport

$78.1 million to continue transformation of Bunbury’s waterfront

9/10/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED Grant boost to Great Southern manufacturing, tourism

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for South-West families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Wheatbelt families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Peel region families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Pilbara families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Kimberley families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Mid-West families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Goldfields-Esperance families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Great Southern families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Gascoyne families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for regional families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Landmark project to map Pilbara’s Aboriginal art movement

7/10/2020

Tinley; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

Rock oyster research moves to the Pilbara

6/10/2020

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Apply now for next round of regional events funding

21/09/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Fly farm to turn waste into local jobs

21/09/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Broome’s job-boosting Chinatown development moves forward

18/09/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Global call for EOIs to unlock Oakajee's renewable hydrogen potential

18/09/2020

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

GroundSwell projects announced at Regional Innovation Summit

16/09/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Grant programs to reignite regional arts and cultural activity

11/09/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

German hydrogen agreement welcomed

9/09/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Incentives for West Aussies to Work and Wander out Yonder

8/09/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Investment paves way to better industry access in East Kimberley

7/09/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New chapter for Esperance Port as master planning begins

5/09/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Expressions of interest sought for Kal City Centre construction

3/09/2020

McGowan; Papalia; MacTiernan

Premier; Tourism; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Young West Aussies encouraged to Work and Wander out Yonder

3/09/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Study into potential new advanced manufacturing hub gears up

2/09/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Tender open for bulk earthworks for Spoilbank Marina project

28/08/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Direction set for the Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission

28/08/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding boost for Leonora independent living village

27/08/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Collie’s trailblazing autonomous vehicle training centre opens

26/08/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Wastewater treatment project will keep Newman green

24/08/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Goodlands digital infrastructure upgrade testament to local farmer’s tenacity

24/08/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Regional trainee program now open

20/08/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Mid West Development Commission chairperson to drive local jobs

19/08/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding to further strengthen regional connectivity

18/08/2020

MacTiernan; Ellery

Regional Development; Education and Training

New residential facility to support Martu students in Newman

18/08/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Conditional support for job-creating gas manufacturing project

17/08/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

$22 million investment to accelerate renewable hydrogen future

11/08/2020

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

$3 million in jetty funding to stimulate Geraldton tourism

10/08/2020

Wyatt; MacTiernan

Lands; Regional Development

Major milestone at Peel Business Park as lots ready to welcome new businesses

7/08/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Plan for Gascoyne region unveiled as part of WA Recovery Plan

7/08/2020

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

All aboard - $7 million for Carnarvon Fascine solution