Media Statements

For Portfolio: Regional Development

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

21/06/2019

MacTiernan; Murray

Regional Development; Sport and Recreation

New sports and community hub launched in Paraburdoo

19/06/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Peel Development Commission Board member appointed

14/06/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Katanning civic centre opens

13/06/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Collie funding open for economy-boosting initiatives

13/06/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Restoration of historic Collie landmark to breathe new life into tourism

7/06/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Regional Local Content Initiative to boost jobs in the regions

7/06/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Call to register interest for Spoilbank Marina boat pens

5/06/2019

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

$10m of upgrades for Commodity Freight Routes across WA

5/06/2019

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Efficiency-boosting plan for agricultural region freight released for comment

31/05/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Pringle Village aged accommodation opens in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

31/05/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Goldfields Aboriginal Business Leadership program drives new opportunities

30/05/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Mobile coverage boost in remote tourism destinations and communities

26/05/2019

MacTiernan; Papalia

Regional Development; Tourism

Kununurra poised to receive direct flights from Melbourne

24/05/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Revitalised Chinatown officially opened

24/05/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Kimberley projects to receive more than $650,000 in grant funding

24/05/2019

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Regional WA secures million-dollar event funding

21/05/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

$20 million on the table for regional mobile black spots

17/05/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED Grants to support Gascoyne projects

16/05/2019

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Wiluna-Meekatharra Road upgrade to support local jobs

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in South-West continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in the Wheatbelt continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in Peel region continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in the Pilbara continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in the Kimberley continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in the Mid-West continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in Goldfields-Esperance continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in the Great Southern region continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in Gascoyne continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government driving jobs and opportunities in the regions

7/05/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Investment into arts and culture supports regional growth

26/04/2019

Cook; MacTiernan

Mental Health; Regional Development

Funding to keep Doors Wide Open

17/04/2019

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Commemorative sculpture acknowledges Lock Hospitals’ history

17/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

One Mile Jetty centre opened in Carnarvon

17/04/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman; Wyatt

Regional Development; Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Funding to reopen Gwoonwardu Mia cultural centre

16/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Training opportunities taken up in the regions

16/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Mid-West projects to receive more than $750,000 in grant funding

10/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Wheatbelt projects to receive nearly $700,000 in grant funding

9/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED Grants driving diversification in the Pilbara

7/04/2019

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Three-year funding for tribute to truffles

5/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Peel projects to receive more than $850,000 in grant funding

3/04/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

WA regions become the backdrop once again

2/04/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan; Johnston

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

FMG's $3.7 billion Iron Bridge project to create thousands of jobs

27/03/2019

Kelly

Regional Development

Local builder wins Esperance sports stadium contract

26/03/2019

Tinley; McGurk; MacTiernan

Housing; Community Services; Regional Development

WA’s third Aboriginal short-stay facility formally opens in Broome

26/03/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Agriculture, hydrogen on the agenda at Boao Forum

22/03/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Fairer deal secured for mobile black spot funding

19/03/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

First tour for 20 years: State Art Gallery works go on the road

15/03/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water; Aboriginal Affairs

Meeting to progress plan for the Fitzroy

12/03/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding agreement with Carnegie Clean Energy terminated

8/03/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Doors open in Collie as McGowan Government invests in town’s future

8/03/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Innovative Esperance producer receives 2019 WA Rural Women's Award

1/03/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

More than $700,000 for Great Southern regional economic development

28/02/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

South-West projects to receive more than $700,000 in grant funding

25/02/2019

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Margaret River Pro continues to ride Championship wave

25/02/2019

Tinley; Templeman; MacTiernan

Asian Engagement; Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Chinese delegation raises the curtain with WA film industry

22/02/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Joint media statement - Norseman flights impervious to Thor’s hammer

22/02/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

More than $900,000 for Goldfields-Esperance economic development

19/02/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

First steps towards direct maritime freight to the Pilbara

16/02/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Green hydrogen push bearing fruit

15/02/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

Expanded and upgraded Dolphin Discovery Centre now open

15/02/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Works underway to transform Lake Kepwari into tourism and recreation destination

7/02/2019

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Mandurah Crab Fest nets three-year funding deal

6/02/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Regional WA treasures one step closer to worldwide exposure

23/01/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Growth opportunities continue north of Perth

23/01/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Traineeship call for regional areas

18/01/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New grants to help drive economic growth in Collie

18/01/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Industry encouraged to tap into new Collie funding program supporting job-creating projects

15/01/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Restoration of historic Roebourne landmark complete

15/01/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Local firm wins Albany student accommodation tender

14/01/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

New fishing mecca off Esperance in place to attract anglers

21/12/2018

Tinley; MacTiernan

Housing; Regional Development

Government seeks private sector developer for East Keralup land

19/12/2018

MacTiernan; Dawson

Regional Development; Environment

WA pastoralists register 20 new carbon farming projects

19/12/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Creative Regions funding raises the roof in Moora

18/12/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

Expanded artificial reef project to restore Albany's Oyster Harbour

17/12/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Regional New Industries Fund driving innovation in Albany

13/12/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Dolphin Discovery Centre set to make a splash

12/12/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Mid-West a frontrunner in new hydrogen economy

8/12/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Event marks decade of redevelopment on Busselton Foreshore

6/12/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan; Papalia

Transport; Regional Development; Tourism

Broome Port dredging to begin mid-2019

5/12/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Welcome addition to Karratha’s new arts precinct

27/11/2018

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water; Aboriginal Affairs

Government appoints expert as Fitzroy River stakeholder convenor

24/11/2018

Cook; MacTiernan

Health; Regional Development

Construction complete on Onslow Health Service redevelopment

22/11/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Renewable energy research hub makes waves online

20/11/2018

Ellery; MacTiernan

Education and Training; Regional Development

Additional Kimberley schools join initiative to encourage attendance

15/11/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Greater support for Aboriginal business leaders in the Goldfields

31/10/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Lands; Regional Development

First land released within Peel region’s future employment hub

26/10/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Commemorative sculpture to acknowledge Lock Hospitals history

25/10/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Beresford coastal protection preserves foreshore for generations

25/10/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Council scopes regional renewable hydrogen opportunity

23/10/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Lands

More carbon farming funding opportunities

15/10/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

McGowan Government securing the future of Port Hedland

12/10/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

WEB weaves better start for businesses in Port Hedland

5/10/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Update on Albany wave energy technology development project

4/10/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Filming starts in Great Southern for new international movie

2/10/2018

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Funding round to boost regional events now open

27/09/2018

MacTiernan; Papalia

Regional Development; Tourism

Extra incentives for Busselton pilot academy

26/09/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Bunbury Waterfront contract awarded for Jetty Road causeway upgrade

26/09/2018

Papalia; MacTiernan; Tinley; Templeman

Tourism; Regional Development; Veterans Issues; Culture and the Arts

Illuminating Albany to honour Anzac sacrifice

21/09/2018

Templeman; Saffioti

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Series of capsule exhibitions to tour regional WA

14/09/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Regional Economic Development Grants to stimulate local jobs