Media Statements

For Portfolio: Water

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

30/09/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Desalination trial to improve rural and regional water security

20/09/2022

Kelly

Water

Global recognition for Perth’s expanded water recycling scheme

20/09/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly; Whitby

Agriculture and Food; Water; Environment

State NRM grants to support community conservation initiatives

7/09/2022

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation murals splash down in Whitfords

6/09/2022

Kelly

Water

Another dry winter for Perth despite wet August

23/08/2022

Kelly

Water

New guidelines to assist farmers and reduce environmental impacts

23/08/2022

Kelly

Water

$320m investment doubles Perth’s rainfall-independent water source

15/08/2022

Kelly; Saffioti

Water; Transport

Iconic Australind Jetty refurbishment works to begin

8/08/2022

Kelly

Water

Funding to help secure water supplies in eastern Wheatbelt communities

8/08/2022

Kelly

Water

Funding to help secure water supplies in Great Southern and Southern Wheatbelt communities

8/08/2022

Kelly

Water

Funding to help secure water supplies in Mid-West and northern Wheatbelt communities

3/08/2022

Kelly

Water

$17.6m replacement water tank to enhance water security for Karratha

29/07/2022

Kelly

Water

Waterwise Greening Scheme reaches new heights

26/07/2022

Templeman; Kelly

Heritage; Water

Submissions sought for 22 historic sites on Goldfields pipeline

21/07/2022

Kelly

Water

Water deficiency declarations revoked in Salmon Gums and Grass Patch

21/07/2022

Kelly

Water

Final stage of $25.7 million program to improve water quality in Murchison complete

20/07/2022

Kelly

Water

$2.4 million wastewater project delivered to support growing tourism industry in Coral Bay

24/06/2022

Kelly

Water

Aqwest announces Board Director re-appointments and new appointment

23/06/2022

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Water

New renewably-powered desalination plant planned for Alkimos

17/06/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Water

Green magnesium refinery proposal for Collie reaches milestone

14/06/2022

Kelly

Water

Important groundwater research co-led by Yawuru Traditional Owners

14/06/2022

Kelly

Water

New Chair appointed to Busselton Water board

13/06/2022

Templeman; Kelly

Culture and the Arts; Water

New species of freshwater sponge discovered in Wyndham

10/06/2022

Kelly

Water

Kimberley community groups benefit from $70,000 in Water Corporation grants

3/06/2022

Kelly

Water

Plan to rebalance precious groundwater resources released

31/05/2022

Kelly

Water

Switch-off and help save up to five billion litres of water this winter

27/05/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Helping to better prepare Carnarvon for floods

20/05/2022

Kelly

Water

$15 million pipeline to secure long-term water supply to South-West communities

9/05/2022

Kelly

Water

New bridge to view world-famous Wellington Dam mural

5/05/2022

Kelly

Water

Sediment removal program to commence in the Lower Vasse River

4/05/2022

Kelly

Water

Innovation drives water efficiency among WA’s top waterwise businesses and buildings

4/05/2022

Kelly

Water

Special praise for WA’s top waterwise councils and aquatic centres

4/05/2022

Kelly

Water

WA housing developers celebrated for commitment to water-sensitive urban design

3/05/2022

Kelly

Water

Local innovative technology to assist Swan Valley Groundwater Investigation Project

1/04/2022

Kelly

Water

Boyup Brook and Plantagenet shires secure major water funding grants

1/04/2022

Kelly

Water

Funding to improve water supplies in Wheatbelt communities

28/03/2022

Kelly

Water

Funding now available to kickstart community projects in the Kimberley

25/03/2022

Kelly

Water

Healthy Estuaries WA funding to help rehabilitate valued Albany creek

24/03/2022

Kelly

Water

Further experience added to Water Corporation board

24/03/2022

Kelly

Water

Rockingham’s beachside culture celebrated in new community artworks

22/03/2022

Kelly

Water

Waterwise message in the spotlight for World Water Day 2022

17/03/2022

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government delivers 100th community water supply project for WA farmers

4/03/2022

Kelly

Water

Aqwest releases its first Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan

2/03/2022

MacTiernan; Whitby; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

2022 State Natural Resource Management funding round open

1/03/2022

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Esperance - Salmon Gums and Grass Patch

25/02/2022

Kelly

Water

Water audits to help WA farmers plan future on-farm water security

23/02/2022

Kelly

Water

New report to inform future management of Leschenault Estuary

18/02/2022

Kelly

Water

New report highlights Wilson Inlet’s resilience

18/02/2022

Dawson; Johnston; Kelly

Emergency Services; Energy; Water

Financial relief for bushfire-affected Western Australians

7/02/2022

Kelly

Water

New water pipeline to cater for Perth’s booming south-east

4/02/2022

Kelly

Water

Get back to nature at revamped Churchman Brook dam

3/02/2022

Cook; Saffioti; Kelly; MacTiernan

State Development, Jobs and Trade; Ports; Water; Regional Development

Landmark $255 million Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility investment in Pilbara urea project

14/01/2022

Kelly

Water

Broome business to support major upgrade of local water and wastewater infrastructure

15/12/2021

Kelly

Water

New Chair of Vasse Taskforce appointed

14/12/2021

Kelly

Water

$3 million funding to rebuild popular Australind Jetty

10/12/2021

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government delivering better quality water to Murchison region

1/12/2021

Kelly

Water

$16.7 million drainage upgrade to enhance flood protection in Osborne Park and Innaloo

26/11/2021

Kelly

Water

Community water supply grant delivers water for public open space in Yuna

24/11/2021

Kelly

Water

Balcatta solar project helping power Water Corporation to net-zero future

19/11/2021

Kelly; Sanderson

Water; Climate Action

Plan to rebalance precious groundwater resources

5/11/2021

Templeman; Kelly

Heritage; Water

Lake Grace dam recognised for its historical and scientific values

4/11/2021

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Aboriginal Affairs

Landmark first lease agreement for access to water from the Yamatji Strategic Aboriginal Water Reserve

4/11/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Water efficiency grants supporting Wanneroo growers

4/11/2021

Kelly

Water

Wheatbelt towns to receive over $230,000 in community water supply grants

4/11/2021

Kelly

Water

$270,000 in community water supply grants for Upper Great Southern

4/11/2021

Kelly

Water

Boyup Brook secures $100,000 grant to help boost non-potable water supply

4/11/2021

Kelly

Water

$62,000 grant to help secure additional water source for Albany

2/11/2021

Kelly

Water

Support provided to Water Corporation customers in Bruce Rock

30/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Water sector’s best acknowledged at AWA Awards

29/10/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly; Sanderson

Agriculture and Food; Water; Environment

2021 Natural Resource Management Grants boost local conservation efforts

22/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Designing a waterwise neighbourhood made easier during National Water Week

21/10/2021

Kelly; Carey

Water; Housing

McGowan Government helping public housing tenants reduce water use and lower water bills

20/10/2021

Kelly

Water

New research hub brings water knowledge to Western Australia

19/10/2021

Kelly; Ellery

Water; Education and Training

New immersive experience helping deliver waterwise message to record 32,809 students

19/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Free waterwise offers available to North-West communities

19/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Free waterwise offers available to South-West communities

19/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Huge water savings achieved in Great Southern as waterwise support continues

19/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Mid-West residents encouraged to take up water-saving offers during National Water Week

19/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Waterwise support available to Goldfields households

18/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Waterwise Perth Action Plan achievements kick off National Water Week

28/09/2021

Kelly

Water

Golden Pipeline heritage proposal open for public consultation

7/09/2021

Kelly

Water

$3.7 million investment enhancing water security in WA’s southern dryland agricultural areas

7/09/2021

Kelly

Water

Perth CBD’s historic water reservoir to receive $7.7 million upgrade

1/09/2021

Kelly

Water

$900,000 funding boost for projects to protect Geographe waterways

1/09/2021

Kelly

Water

Busselton flood defences boosted with $29 million upgrade to diversion drain

31/08/2021

Kelly

Water

Minister calls on Commonwealth to make WA eligible for $1.54 billion Off-farm Efficiency Program

18/08/2021

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

National Water Grid commitment a victory for State Government advocacy

13/08/2021

Kelly; McGurk

Water; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Water Corporation renews support to women and children experiencing family and domestic violence

12/08/2021

Kelly

Water

Funding partnership delivers greater water security for Shire of Gnowangerup

11/08/2021

Kelly

Water

Upgrades to dairy effluent systems good news for Geographe waterways

6/08/2021

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

New water agreement to support growth of Gascoyne food bowl

4/08/2021

Kelly

Water

Waterwise greening opportunities on offer for local governments and property owners

3/08/2021

Kelly

Water

Completed Albany to Denmark pipeline secures Denmark’s water future

30/07/2021

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation recommits to Aboriginal Procurement Policy and triples value of Aboriginal contracts

14/07/2021

McGurk

Water

Water deficiency declarations revoked in the Shire of Esperance

9/07/2021

Kelly

Water

Splash of Colour to brighten electrical cabinets and pump station in Yanchep and Mandurah

8/07/2021

Kelly

Water

Dry June in Perth sees almost half average rainfall for the month

7/07/2021

Kelly

Water

Herdsman Lake selected as site for WA-first litter trap trial

24/06/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Review of Southern Forests Irrigation Scheme modelling released

28/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Switch off sprinklers to save precious water this winter