Media Statements

For Portfolio: Water

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

28/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Water Deficiency Declarations revoked in six shires

27/05/2021

Kelly; MacTiernan; Sanderson; Dawson

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

Fitzroy River water discussion paper comment period extended

21/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Students unite to champion WA’s sustainable water future

20/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Resilience and adaptability the key to Harbour health, says new report

19/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Urban Canopy Grant Program delivers thousands of trees across Perth

14/05/2021

Kelly

Water

New irrigation training program to help local councils be waterwise

12/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Aqwest announces Board Director re-appointments

12/05/2021

Kelly

Water

WA housing developers celebrated for achieving sustainable, waterwise living

12/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Saving water all in a day’s work for WA’s top waterwise businesses and buildings

12/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Local governments recognised for commitment to saving water

10/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Autumn rainfall encourages early sprinkler switch-off across Perth and Peel

6/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Australia’s first leak detection dog celebrates birthday lunch at Parliament House

21/04/2021

Kelly

Water

Drone technology gives bird’s eye view of Peel-Harvey Estuary seagrass

19/04/2021

Kelly; Ellery; Dawson

Water; Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs

Water industry career in the pipeline for indigenous scholarship recipients

19/04/2021

Johnston; Kelly

Energy; Water

Financial relief for cyclone affected Western Australians

16/04/2021

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation board appointment

3/02/2021

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government announces funding to help WA farmers deal with impacts of climate change

2/02/2021

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Funding round for community natural resource management now open

2/02/2021

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government brings more roles in-house at Water Corporation

29/01/2021

Kelly

Water

Greater water security for Karratha with $15.5 million investment

27/01/2021

Kelly

Water

$750,000 tree canopy grant program to help combat urban heat

25/01/2021

Kelly

Water

Beautiful birdlife mural unwraps $2.5m dam recreational upgrades program

22/01/2021

Kelly

Water

Two new initiatives delivered as part of Waterwise Perth Action Plan

24/12/2020

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation Board appointments

18/12/2020

Kelly

Water

$12 million pipeline to further secure future water supply to South-West communities

17/12/2020

Kelly

Water

Free waterwise showerhead offer now available to metropolitan households

16/12/2020

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Water

McGowan Government delivers on election commitment to protect the Peel-Harvey Estuary

10/12/2020

Kelly; Logan

Water; Emergency Services

West Aussies warned not to rely on scheme water supply during a bushfire

10/12/2020

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government funds new projects under the Community Water Supply Programs grant

9/12/2020

Kelly; McGurk

Water; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Better protection and support for water service customers affected by family violence

3/12/2020

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Disability Services

Water Corporation initiatives to boost employment of people with disability

3/12/2020

Kelly

Water

New water infrastructure to support housing growth in Perth’s south

1/12/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Premier; Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Grants boost community effort to care for State’s natural assets

26/11/2020

Kelly

Water

$24 million Murchison water quality program reaches first milestone

19/11/2020

Kelly

Water

Draft Derby Groundwater Allocation Plan released for comment

13/11/2020

Kelly

Water

Aboriginal artists make a splash in Guildford for NAIDOC Week

13/11/2020

Kelly

Water

$25.6 million drain upgrade to improve flood mitigation in Busselton

6/11/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Fitzroy River water discussion paper released for comment

28/10/2020

Kelly; Ellery

Water; Education and Training

$1.5 million investment in water efficiency flows into WA public schools

27/10/2020

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Environment

Native revegetation to protect groundwater and create new home for endangered Carnaby’s cockatoo

24/10/2020

Kelly

Water

Water Awards recognise the top water industry performers for 2020

22/10/2020

Kelly

Water

Jackson Harvey makes a splash in Fremantle during National Water Week

21/10/2020

Kelly; Cook

Water; Health

$1.2 million support package to benefit Western Australians with incontinence

20/10/2020

Kelly

Water

Major investment in Western Australia’s regional water infrastructure

19/10/2020

Kelly

Water

New awareness campaign to inspire waterwise action at start of National Water Week

13/10/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency revoked in the Shire of Jerramungup-Gairdner Area

24/09/2020

Kelly

Water

New Water Corporation Board Chair appointed

21/09/2020

Kelly

Water

More support to the Goldfields to help residents save money on their water bills

21/09/2020

Kelly

Water

Water-saving support extended to more Pilbara and Kimberley communities

21/09/2020

Kelly

Water

Exmouth residents to receive water-saving support

21/09/2020

Kelly

Water

Water-saving support provided to South-West communities

21/09/2020

Kelly

Water

Water-saving support extended to 19 communities between Walpole to Esperance

16/09/2020

Kelly

Water

Near record low rainfall to end of winter prompts Perth waterwise reminder

14/09/2020

Kelly

Water

New public viewing area part of $17 million investment at Ord River Diversion Dam

2/09/2020

Kelly

Water

New $15 million water treatment plant opens in Bunbury

2/09/2020

Kelly

Water

$11.9 million investment in new water recycling scheme for Bunbury

28/08/2020

Kelly

Water

Waterwise Aquatic Centre Program makes a splash with new recognition scheme

27/08/2020

Kelly

Water

WA businesses celebrated for commitment to the waterwise message

27/08/2020

Kelly

Water

Specialist technology roles brought in-house at Water Corporation

5/08/2020

Kelly

Water

Green light for $33 million boost to Broome’s water infrastructure

5/08/2020

Kelly; Tinley

Water; Housing

Aboriginal communities to receive $38.9 million water service upgrades

27/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Plants aplenty as Waterwise Greening Scheme reaches new heights

22/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Work complete on $1.6 million upgrade to Carnarvon water tanks

17/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Native plants showcased at Bassendean’s first community waterwise demonstration garden

8/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Household water leaks targeted under new rebate initiative

7/07/2020

Kelly

Water

State Government provides $180,000 to Kimberley community projects

2/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Local governments leading the way towards a Waterwise WA

1/07/2020

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Future Drought Fund a lost opportunity for WA

1/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Water charges relief for regional businesses affected by COVID-19

16/06/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Esperance - Cascade area

10/06/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Jerramungup - Gairdner area

4/06/2020

Kelly

Water

$19 million upgrade to Margaret River wastewater facility complete

4/06/2020

Kelly

Water

Healthy outcomes for Great Southern estuaries with $7 million funding boost

4/06/2020

Kelly

Water

Pipeline to secure Denmark’s drinking water supply delivers local jobs

29/05/2020

Kelly

Water

A decade of water saving celebrated as annual Winter Sprinkler Switch-off returns for 2020

28/05/2020

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation moves to greener fleet with electric vehicles

27/05/2020

Kelly

Water

Wastewater charge relief for Water Corporation business customers to help boost COVID-19 economic recovery

26/05/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Regional Development

Green light for world-leading renewable hydrogen from wastewater project

22/05/2020

Kelly

Water

Local artist helps make a colourful splash in Mount Hawthorn

12/05/2020

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation supports Kimberley through new COVID-19 Community Relief Fund

28/04/2020

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Funding round opens for NRM projects across WA