Media Statements

For Portfolio: Sport and Recreation

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

15/10/2018

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

Leading the way on diversity in sport and recreation

4/10/2018

Murray; Cook

Sport and Recreation; Health

McGowan Government supporting active and engaged communities

1/10/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Outdoors October encourages Western Australians to get outside and be active

21/09/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Australia’s best hitting Collie for ATV Motocross Nationals

19/09/2018

Johnston; Murray

Commerce and Industrial Relations; Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government progressing with anti-ticket scalping laws

18/09/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

New era for Fremantle Netball Association as McGowan Government backs pavilion upgrades

16/09/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Football fans warned against buying scalped AFL finals tickets

11/09/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Champions 2 Country brings sporting stars to the East Kimberley

7/09/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

South West Academy of Sport celebrates a decade of developing champions

23/08/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Optus Stadium kick-to-kick for fans at historic WAFL Grand Final

20/08/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Record one million fans watch AFL football in WA at Optus Stadium

19/08/2018

Murray; Wyatt

Sport and Recreation; Treasurer

Trusted WA local RAC secures Arena naming rights

14/08/2018

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

McGowan Government levels the playing field for women’s sport

13/08/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Help for young regional athletes to train and compete

10/08/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government backs local brewer for nib Stadium contract

9/08/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Sport and recreation’s best and most innovative recognised

6/08/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Workshop drives draft motorsport strategy forward

30/07/2018

Papalia; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Date announced for 2019 Bledisloe Cup clash at Optus Stadium

20/07/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Kununurra water playground plans progressing

20/07/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation; Volunteering; Seniors and Ageing

Strong Mind, Strong Game builds mental resilience in Derby

17/07/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation; Volunteering; Seniors and Ageing

McGowan Government delivers $3.3 million of quality sporting projects for Broome

15/07/2018

Murray; Johnston

Sport and Recreation; Tourism

P!nk concerts boost local economy as 6,000 tourists hit Perth

14/07/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Mundaring sport enters a new arena

4/07/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Outstanding athletes selected as VenuesWest Brand Ambassadors

27/06/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Baton passes to new VenuesWest chairperson, board member

25/06/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government secures Perth Motorplex for 12 months as buyer sought

21/06/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Regional WA wins big with McGowan Government sport upgrades

10/06/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Optus Stadium celebrates one millionth visitor as AFL crowds hit national highs

7/06/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation; Volunteering

Lifesaving equipment for Scarboro surf club thanks to Lotterywest

29/05/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Plotting the future of trail town tourism to create jobs in the regions

22/05/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Local hockey brought to international standard in Southern River

17/05/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Grants support inclusive sporting programs across WA

8/05/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Sport and Recreation Industry Awards nominations open

3/05/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Hay Park funding to support future of community sport in Bunbury

3/05/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Work progressing on Eaton Community Hub

2/05/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Optus Stadium serving up South-West produce and supporting local jobs

30/04/2018

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

WA's Commonwealth Games athletes welcomed home

29/04/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Inaugural Optus Stadium Western Derby smashes records

26/04/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Sport and recreation support and development program launched

24/04/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Growing suburbs to benefit from Willetton Basketball Association upgrades

16/04/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government celebrates WA’s PyeongChang 2018 champions

10/04/2018

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Margaret River Pro showcases jewel in WA’s crown

4/04/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Bickley Camp Open Day to provide outdoor adventures for families

24/03/2018

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

WA’s Commonwealth Games heroes farewelled on road to Gold Coast 2018

24/03/2018

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

Sam Kerr’s Matildas waltz into Perth for historic first WA match

14/03/2018

Murray; Papalia

Sport and Recreation; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Australian-first multicultural uniform guide opens sport to all

9/03/2018

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Premier Mark McGowan test drives Collie’s newest tourism drawcard

2/03/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Water polo championships a game of throws

2/03/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Future stars at Aboriginal sports carnivals

27/02/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Construction begins at Albany’s Centennial Park

26/02/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Community sporting grants benefit clubs throughout WA

22/02/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Queen’s Baton touches down in Western Australia

19/02/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Sport and recreation support to reach Every Club in WA

14/02/2018

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

Sam Kerr’s Matildas to take on Thailand in first-ever WA match

11/02/2018

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

WA secures Australian record crowd for women’s sport

9/02/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Country athletes helped to travel and train

9/02/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Grants to target local communities to be active

8/02/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Leeming Bowls and Recreation Club set to benefit from community upgrades

8/02/2018

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Chelsea FC and Perth Glory to clash at Optus Stadium on July 23

8/02/2018

McGurk; Murray

Women's Interests; Sport and Recreation

AFL Women’s ticketholders - make sure you are a part of history

30/01/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Synthetic wickets turfed out at White Knights Baldivis Cricket Club

30/01/2018

McGowan; Papalia; Murray

Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

World T20 coming to Perth in 2020

27/01/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Optus Stadium sets new benchmark for disability access

24/01/2018

Murray; Tinley

Sport and Recreation; Youth

Youth Engagement Scheme to promote community connections

23/01/2018

Saffioti; Murray

Transport; Sport and Recreation

Full capacity crowd approved for Scorchers home final

21/01/2018

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Optus Stadium officially opens with Community Open Day

15/01/2018

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

Optus Stadium on track for record-breaking AFL Women's crowd

11/01/2018

Tinley

Sport and Recreation

ICC praises Perth's new home of international cricket

20/12/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

WA sailing legend Jon Sanders completes 10th circumnavigation

18/12/2017

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

WA secures two national swimming championship events in 2020

2/12/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Murray

Premier; Transport; Sport and Recreation

Perth Stadium Station now complete

1/12/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Small sporting grants make a big difference

1/12/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Country areas enriched by sporting events support

28/11/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Wheelchair basketball program a first for WAIS

20/11/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Australia v England One Day International to be played at Optus Stadium

17/11/2017

Murray; MacTiernan

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

Funding to put Collie Motorplex on road to national accreditation

13/11/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Junior drag racing suspended until outcome of police investigation

11/11/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Fierce international hockey rivals clash in Narrogin

11/11/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Perth Arena celebrates five years of premier sport and entertainment

8/11/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Optus secures naming rights to Perth Stadium

6/11/2017

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Tickets to Perth Stadium official opening available this Thursday

4/11/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

HBF Arena opens new $24 million home for West Perth Football Club and Wanneroo Basketball Association

31/10/2017

Templeman; Murray

Culture and the Arts; Sport and Recreation

Arts and sports industries are the fastest growing jobs sector in WA

24/10/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Games champions in the South-West to inspire and empower

22/10/2017

McGowan; Murray

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government secures AFL matches at Perth Stadium

22/10/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Perth Stadium pie contract awarded to WA company

19/10/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Nature Play WA launches new app

18/10/2017

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

WA baton bearers become part of Commonwealth Games history

10/10/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Perth Stadium's world-class lighting display turns it on

7/10/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Table tennis veterans serving up fast and furious competition

6/10/2017

Murray; MacTiernan

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

Centre to make the Great Southern WA's adventure capital

2/10/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Western Australians encouraged to get outdoors this October

26/09/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Local projects create local jobs in Balcatta and Osborne Park

25/09/2017

McGowan; Murray

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Sport and Recreation

Local company Gage Roads secures Perth Stadium beer contract

22/09/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Mountain bikes roll into Albany for Southern MTB 2017

20/09/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Mundijong clubs get funding to build stronger communities

19/09/2017

Murray; McGurk; Saffioti; Papalia

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests; Transport; Tourism

Fremantle Dockers AFLW game confirmed for Perth Stadium

16/09/2017

Cook; Murray

Health; Sport and Recreation

Healthway and Little Athletics promote healthy era for WA kids

14/09/2017

Murray; Tinley

Sport and Recreation; Youth

At-risk youth to be helped to connect with their communities

12/09/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Western Australians urged to keep watch by the water this summer