Media Statements

For Portfolio: Water

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

20/04/2020

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Consultation paused on Fitzroy River commitments

16/03/2020

Kelly

Water

Grant scheme funding open to Kimberley community groups

7/03/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Esperance - Salmon Gums

26/02/2020

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation commits $30 million to solar energy

21/02/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the shires of Dumbleyung and Kent

19/02/2020

Kelly

Water

Unrestricted pumping declared as Gascoyne flows into Carnarvon

14/02/2020

Kelly

Water

Bassendean Community Men’s Shed to become home to a waterwise demonstration garden

13/02/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Unprecedented seventh water deficiency declared in WA

5/02/2020

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government supports regional communities as lack of rain impacts dams and water supply schemes

29/01/2020

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government on track to secure drinking water supply through new pipeline in Denmark

19/12/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

Water deficiency declared in the shires of Jerramungup and Esperance

18/12/2019

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government invests in three new projects to boost rural water supplies

12/12/2019

Kelly

Water

$6 million investment in Northam, Wagin and Gnowangerup’s wastewater network

11/12/2019

Kelly; Logan

Water; Emergency Services

Don’t risk your life - be aware you may not have a water supply during a bushfire

9/12/2019

Kelly; Johnston; McGurk

Water; Energy; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Better protection for utility customers experiencing FDV

5/12/2019

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Disability Services

Water Corporation’s fourth Disability Access and Inclusion Plan launched

4/12/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food; Water

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Lake Grace

2/12/2019

Kelly

Water

Water themed artwork makes a colourful splash in Millbridge

26/11/2019

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Water

More privatised water services coming back into public hands

13/11/2019

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation Board appointments

6/11/2019

MacTiernan; Logan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Community Stewardship Grants to boost local conservation initiatives

26/10/2019

Kelly

Water

Top water industry performers recognised

25/10/2019

Kelly

Water

Talented young writers put pen to paper to help ‘change the world’

24/10/2019

Kelly

Water

Secondary school students find waterwise solutions part of inaugural Think Tank event

24/10/2019

Kelly

Water

Plan unveiled to make Perth a leading waterwise city by 2030

22/10/2019

Kelly

Water

Spring into action this National Water Week and save water

21/10/2019

Kelly

Water

$52 million project to help secure Perth's water supply now underway

17/10/2019

Kelly

Water

Kondinin, Hyden and Karlgarin benefit from $15.2 million water supply upgrade

3/10/2019

Kelly

Water

More than $285,000 in grants to boost rural emergency water supplies

2/10/2019

Kelly

Water

New WA-developed technology trial to protect our waterways

25/09/2019

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Environment

Work to restore and revegetate Bennett Brook Catchment underway

23/09/2019

Kelly

Water

Busselton's BYO Bottle program to reduce plastics at community events