Media Statements

For Portfolio: Sport and Recreation

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

28/06/2020

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Work due to start this year on Collie’s $2m indoor swimming pool

28/06/2020

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Concept designs unveiled for $3.8 million Eaton Community Hub

26/06/2020

McGowan; Papalia; Murray

Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

FIFA Women’s World Cup coming to Perth in 2023

24/06/2020

Murray; Dawson

Sport and Recreation; Environment

Australian-first hiking strategy to sustain boom in bushwalking and trail running

18/06/2020

Cook; Murray

Health; Sport and Recreation

Healthway partnership to support healthy active communities in the Kimberley

17/06/2020

Cook; Murray

Health; Sport and Recreation

Small grants making a positive impact in sport clubs across the State

14/06/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

WA Government to bring forward $4.65 million funding for sports to maintain and upgrade assets as part of COVID-19 recovery

14/06/2020

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Kick off time for world-class football facility in Queens Park

8/06/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Mount Lawley Bowling Club one of the projects approved in $1.75 million funding for sport and recreation as part of COVID-19 recovery

27/05/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

State Government continue to support those in need with more meal deliveries

21/05/2020

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government fast tracks community sport grants to assist with COVID-19 recovery

13/05/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Sport equipment scheme to help at-risk kids in the Kimberley and Pilbara

9/05/2020

Logan; Murray

Corrective Services; Sport and Recreation

Indigenous AFL stars lend a hand at Banksia Hill

8/05/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Western Australia's Olympic hopefuls back to work

3/04/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Charity begins at home with much needed support going to worthwhile causes

5/03/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

World number one Matt Wearn sets sail for Tokyo thanks to direct athlete funding

3/03/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

WA’s new international standard hockey pitch ready for play

25/02/2020

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

UFC’s return to Perth a triumph for WA tourism

25/02/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

State Government commits $9.35 million to help build better sport and recreation facilities across WA

24/02/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

State Government provides $535,000 to improve Great Southern sporting facilities

20/02/2020

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Perth to attract rowing elite with championship triple

19/02/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Kimberley to host iconic sporting events in 2020

19/02/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Aboriginal employment program teaching lifesaving skills

11/02/2020

Cook; Murray

Health; Sport and Recreation

Cash grants help local sporting clubs kick health goals

5/02/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Combat Sports Commission appoints new Chairperson

30/01/2020

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Perth to host rugby world champions and second Bledisloe Cup

24/01/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Six-month countdown on as WA’s best prepare for Tokyo 2020

23/01/2020

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

T20 trophy arrives in Perth ahead of Women’s World Cup

21/01/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Margaret River Hockey Club set to benefit from funding boost

8/01/2020

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

AFL Masters Carnival to help kick tourism goals in 2020

20/12/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Support for country sports stars to compete against the best

13/12/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Inaugural Asia-Pac Super Splash diving into Perth this weekend

13/12/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Country WA the big winner in latest sports funding round

12/12/2019

Murray; Papalia

Sport and Recreation; Tourism

WA cricket lovers urged to vote with their feet at first day-night Test

8/12/2019

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

New change rooms to support thriving SWFL Women’s competition

6/12/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Online maps to guide off-road vehicles in WA

6/12/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Online education unit launched for WA’s combat sports industry

5/12/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government delivering improved track lighting for Collie Speedway

30/11/2019

McGowan; Papalia; Murray

Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

WA supports Australian bid for Women’s Football World Cup 2023

29/11/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

New national guidelines for safer, better organised outdoor recreation

29/11/2019

Dawson; Murray

Environment; Sport and Recreation

More mountain bike trails on the cards for Collie

28/11/2019

Murray; Dawson

Sport and Recreation; Environment

Trail-building workshop to support local jobs in Collie and Dwellingup

19/11/2019

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

Levelling the playing field in sports leadership

13/11/2019

Murray

Seniors and Ageing; Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government boosts support for Seniors Recreation Council

7/11/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Australia’s biggest Outdoor Classroom Day led by Nature Play WA

1/11/2019

Murray; Papalia

Sport and Recreation; Tourism; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

World’s best judo competitors grapple for honours in Perth

28/10/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Rowing WA Making Waves to change young lives in Armadale

24/10/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Community asked to donate pre-loved sporting equipment at WA venues

23/10/2019

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Fans’ response to Perth Constellation Cup test match out of this world

22/10/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

WA Government backs Indigenous AFL players’ advocacy group

22/10/2019

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Perth scores NRL Nines in Australian first

21/10/2019

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Community Services

A hop, skip and a jump to healthy bodies and brains

18/10/2019

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Tickets on sale for Men’s T20 World Cup spectacular

17/10/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Junior drag racing suspension lifted and minimum age increased

10/10/2019

Murray; Dawson

Sport and Recreation; Environment

Course to help equip locals with trail building skills

7/10/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

VenuesWest delivers gold medal winning performance

4/10/2019

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Student athletes aim to chalk up a win at 2020 UniSport

28/09/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Lilac Hill Park redevelopment supporting women's sport boom

25/09/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

The voice of football inducted into sport’s Hall of Fame

18/09/2019

Murray; Cook

Sport and Recreation; Health

State Government grants promoting sport for all

30/08/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government strengthening hockey in the southern suburbs

28/08/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government opens upgraded Robinson Reserve

27/08/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Funding support for country sports stars to compete at highest levels

25/08/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

WACA change rooms changing with the times

21/08/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

WA Motorsport Strategy puts industry in the driving seat

16/08/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Sports tourism helping to drive Mid-West economy

14/08/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Murray

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs; Sport and Recreation

Statement on the passing of Graham “Polly” Farmer

13/08/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Boomers and Canada set to clash as WA’s biggest-ever winter of sport rolls on

9/08/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Good as Gold: Netball naming rights deal marks another milestone for women’s sport

7/08/2019

Murray; Papalia

Sport and Recreation; Tourism

Optus Stadium amphitheatre to kick off with Bledisloe Cup live-stream

6/08/2019

Murray; Papalia

Sport and Recreation; Tourism

McGowan Government secures another NRL team to call Perth home

2/08/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

VenuesWest backing local superstars on the road to victory

2/08/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

$2m Goldfields motorsport improvement shifts into gear

31/07/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Pride Sports Festival celebrates competition and participation

26/07/2019

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Sporting superstars to compete for Constellation Cup

24/07/2019

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Tokyo 2020 countdown on with WA athletes set for direct support

23/07/2019

Murray; Papalia

Sport and Recreation; Tourism

McGowan Government secures more NRL for Perth on the back of State of Origin success

22/07/2019

Saffioti; Murray; Papalia

Transport; Sport and Recreation; Tourism

Matagarup Bridge and Stadium precinct adventures a step closer

10/07/2019

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Manchester United paints Perth red ahead of Australian matches

10/07/2019

Logan

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government breaks ground on Toodyay Sports Precinct

9/07/2019

Logan

Sport and Recreation

Funding boost to support community sport in the regions

6/07/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Murray

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs; Sport and Recreation

Nicky Winmar statue unveiled at Optus Stadium

1/07/2019

Murray; Wyatt

Sport and Recreation; Aboriginal Affairs

Perth Motorplex upgrade awarded to local Aboriginal business

24/06/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

WA charities to reap valuable benefits through VenuesWest partnership

23/06/2019

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government unveils revitalised Fremantle netball hub

21/06/2019

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Thousands head west for history-making State of Origin clash

21/06/2019

MacTiernan; Murray

Regional Development; Sport and Recreation

New sports and community hub launched in Paraburdoo

19/06/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government supporting WA’s elite national hockey program

18/06/2019

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

CSRFF focus on women’s facilities as demand surges

11/06/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government allocates funding to ensure Kambalda pool re-opens

9/06/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Murray

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs; Sport and Recreation

Nicky Winmar’s stand against racism to be immortalised at Optus Stadium

6/06/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Optus Stadium honoured in postage stamp series

6/06/2019

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

State of Origin II set to attract more than 12,000 out-of-state tourists

29/05/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

VenuesWest launches new Reconciliation Action Plan

27/05/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Young people in Kalgoorlie among those to benefit from latest round of sport and recreation funding

27/05/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

WA Government gives green light to motorsport in Kalgoorlie

20/05/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation; Volunteering

Volleyball volunteer scoops up Great Southern award

20/05/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

State Government signs up to provide $1.4 million for Albany’s motorsport park

18/05/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

WA Motorsport Strategy revs into home straight

16/05/2019

Saffioti; Murray

Transport; Sport and Recreation

Transport just the ticket for Perth Glory grand final