Media Statements

For Portfolio: Science

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

15/11/2022

Cook

Science

WA supercomputer one of the world’s greenest and most powerful

5/11/2022

Cook

Deputy Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Science

Joint media statement - Land agreement paves way for SKA telescope project

3/11/2022

Cook

Science

Space is WA’s new frontier as world-class complex opens in Perth

21/09/2022

Cook

Science

Celebrating 100 years of WA link to Einstein’s bombshell theory

30/08/2022

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Science

Winners announced for 21st Premier’s Science Awards

13/08/2022

Cook

Science

Celebrate wonders of STEM during National Science Week 2022

5/07/2022

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Science

2022 Premier’s Science Awards finalists announced

16/05/2022

Cook

State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism; Science

Deputy Premier to lead India trade mission with WA business leaders

9/05/2022

Dawson; Cook

Medical Research; Science

Global partnership between Australia and USA set to boost Biodesign Australia

7/04/2022

Cook

Science

WA’s space program takes off with $6.5 million injection

6/04/2022

Cook

Science

$8.65 million for Health and Medical Life Sciences Industry Strategy

16/03/2022

Cook

Science

Applications open for 2022 Premier’s Science Awards and WA Science Hall of Fame

15/11/2021

Cook; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

Schools recognised in top honours at Governor’s School STEM Awards

29/09/2021

Cook

Science

Perth Observatory receives $1.6 million in year of 125th birthday

14/09/2021

Templeman; Cook

Tourism; Health; Medical Research; Science

Another two international conferences for Perth in 2024

13/09/2021

Cook; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

Finalists in 2021 Governor’s School STEM Awards announced

23/08/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Science

Countdown begins until WA’s first satellite blasts into space

20/08/2021

Ellery; Cook

Education and Training; Science

New program to support science in primary schools and prepare students for jobs of the future

17/08/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Science

Winners of 20th Premier’s Science Awards announced

14/08/2021

Cook

Science

Western Australians encouraged to think about food for National Science Week 2021

23/07/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Science

Finalists announced for 20th Premier’s Science Awards

18/06/2021

Cook

Science

WA-led projects handed $600,000 to go to the Moon and Mars

16/06/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Science

New Premier’s Fellow to advance artificial intelligence research in WA

16/06/2021

Cook; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

Applications open for 2021 Governor’s School STEM Awards

1/06/2021

Cook; Templeman

Science; Medical Research; Tourism

Australia’s largest life science conference comes to WA

13/05/2021

Punch; Cook

Innovation and ICT; Science

Funding to boost WA medical technology and pharmaceutical manufacturers and create new jobs

13/04/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Science

Applications open for 20th Premier’s Science Awards

3/02/2021

Kelly

Science

McGowan Government invests in sustainable housing research

27/01/2021

Kelly

Science

Funding boost for Gingin’s Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory

22/12/2020

Kelly

Science

Boost for State’s top scientists to help solve crime and deliver justice

11/12/2020

Kelly

Science

Roundtable event highlights the McGowan Government’s investment in job creating research

24/11/2020

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

First school inducted into Hall of Fame at Governor’s School STEM Awards

23/10/2020

Kelly

Science

Minister hails Pawsey supercomputer advance

30/09/2020

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

WA’s leading scientists recognised in Premier’s Science Awards

25/09/2020

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

2020 Governor’s School STEM Awards finalists announced

11/09/2020

Kelly

Science

$3.4 million boost for State’s biodiversity institute

20/08/2020

Papalia; Kelly

Defence Issues; Science

Joint media statement - Research grants to strengthen WA’s defence industry

15/08/2020

Kelly

Science

Western Australians encouraged to deep dive into National Science Week

4/08/2020

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

2020 Premier’s Science Awards finalists announced

6/07/2020

Kelly

Science

Scitech to reopen today

22/06/2020

Kelly

Science

Joint media statement - WA space projects to drive industry growth

22/06/2020

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

Seeking State’s top STEM schools to vie for Governor’s Awards

10/06/2020

Cook; Wyatt; Kelly

Health; Treasurer; Science

$5m for Western Australia to lead ground-breaking COVID-19 research

8/06/2020

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

McGowan Government launches campaign to enable students to be ready for future jobs, with STEM skills

12/03/2020

Kelly

Science

Joint media statement - Next-gen energy technology projects get green light

11/03/2020

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

Applications open for prestigious Premier’s Science Awards 2020

17/02/2020

Kelly

Science; Innovation and ICT

McGowan Government rockets State into new generation space race to create 1,500 WA jobs

27/11/2019

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

Governor’s School STEM Awards won by country and city schools

30/10/2019

Kelly

Science

CEO announced for ChemCentre

23/10/2019

Kelly

Science

Help forensic scientists crack cases at ChemCentre Open Day

27/09/2019

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

Governor’s School STEM Awards finalists revealed

16/09/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

1,000 more scientifically proven personal shark deterrent devices now available

20/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Citizen science to help provide valuable insights into artificial reefs

13/08/2019

Kelly

Science

Training boost for Western Australians under-represented in STEM

31/07/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Science; Agriculture and Food

McGowan Government brewing innovation talent to grow the regional economy

26/07/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Innovation and sustainability driving WA Seafood Industry Award winners

25/07/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science; Science and Innovation

WA’s world-class fisheries management improves sustainability of fisheries

24/07/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

New resources and regional focus for fisheries education website

12/07/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Extended metropolitan closure to take the pressure off pinkies

10/07/2019

Kelly

Science

Joint media statement - Space agency and WA reach new heights

24/06/2019

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

The search is on for shining lights in school STEM education

19/06/2019

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

2019 Premier’s Science Awards finalists announced

12/06/2019

Kelly

Science

McGowan Government secures $39 million boost for world-class research infrastructure in WA

7/06/2019

Kelly

Science; Innovation and ICT

Innovative creators heading to London to spruik their businesses

30/05/2019

Kelly

Science

New scientific report to revolutionise monitoring of Kimberley marine environment

28/05/2019

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

McGowan Government gearing up Western Australians for the jobs of the future

10/04/2019

McGowan; Johnston; Kelly

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

WA to host Australia's Future Battery Industries CRC

9/04/2019

Johnston; Kelly

Energy; Science

Solar cars competition ignites student interest in science

5/04/2019

Kelly

Science

Expressions of interest to find a new state-of-the-art home for Scitech

3/04/2019

Kelly

Science; Innovation and ICT

Science Industry PhD Fellowships to link researchers with industry

2/04/2019

Kelly

Science

Advice of WA Chief Scientist secured to 2022

29/03/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Surf’s up, be safe and save: 500 more personal shark deterrents available

18/03/2019

Kelly

Science

Morrison Government betray Western Australians on Mission Control

11/03/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Science plays a vital role in sustainable seafood

5/03/2019

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

2019 Premier’s Science Awards open with new award category

28/02/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Science; Agriculture and Food

Grants open to agriculture and aquaculture to seek out innovation

27/02/2019

Kelly

Science

Tech-savvy program to build STEM skills in Western Australians of all ages

31/01/2019

McGowan; Johnston; Kelly

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

McGowan Government launches Future Battery Industry Strategy

3/12/2018

McGowan; Papalia; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Defence Issues; Science

World-first Airbus Zephyr site officially launched in WA

27/11/2018

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

Two public schools crowned WA’s leading STEM educators

14/11/2018

Kelly

Science

$1 million grant to create living museum at Perth Observatory

23/10/2018

Ellery; Kelly

Education and Training; Science

More primary schools to receive dedicated science labs

20/09/2018

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

2018 Governor’s School STEM Awards finalists announced

12/09/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

2018 Premier’s Science Fellowship Program to attract world-class tech researchers

7/09/2018

Kelly

Science

Scitech continuing to inspire as it celebrates its 30th birthday

3/09/2018

Papalia; Kelly

Racing and Gaming; Science

Preserving the integrity of racing in WA

16/08/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

Premier’s Science Awards celebrate leading WA scientists

24/07/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Science; Fisheries; Regional Development

Six new aquaculture and agriculture entrepreneurs win scholarships

23/07/2018

McGowan; Ellery; Kelly

Premier; Education and Training; Science

First primary school science lab transformation completed

19/07/2018

Kelly

Science

WA is the perfect launching pad for the Australian Space Agency

16/07/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

WA’s brightest scientists recognised as finalists

3/07/2018

Kelly; Cook

Innovation and ICT; Science; Health

New life sciences hub to support WA medical technology and pharmaceutical jobs

27/06/2018

Ellery; Kelly

Education and Training; Science

Small primary schools to receive big boost in science resources

26/06/2018

Kelly

Science; Innovation and ICT

McGowan Government funds Scitech to continue to promote STEM

25/06/2018

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Innovation and ICT; Education and Training

Hunt is on for WA's best STEM education schools

11/06/2018

Kelly

Science; Innovation and ICT

New report shows WA should be home to the Australian Space Agency

8/06/2018

McGowan; Kelly; Cook

Premier; Science; Health

Premier’s Fellows in phenomics to advance precision medicine

4/06/2018

Templeman; Kelly

Culture and the Arts; Science

‘Nugget’ flies high over Goldfields to foster STEM learning in regions

29/05/2018

Logan; Kelly

Environment; Science; Innovation and ICT

New online portal improves biodiversity data sharing

20/05/2018

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

McGowan Government driving WA's future jobs, future skills