Media Statements

For Portfolio: Water

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

1/02/2023

McGurk

Water

$37 million investment in Mandurah wastewater infrastructure

24/01/2023

McGurk; Templeman

Water; Heritage

CY O’Connor’s Golden Pipeline celebrates 120 years of service

19/01/2023

McGurk; Ellery

Water; Energy

Additional financial relief available to flood-affected Kimberley

23/12/2022

McGurk

Water

New monitoring plan provides snapshot of Geographe Waterways

23/12/2022

McGurk

Water

Allocation limits in Murray groundwater area reduced

13/12/2022

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation partnership to assist with cost-of-living pressures

13/12/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Ord water channel upgrades to spur agriculture in the north

8/12/2022

Kelly

Water; Forestry; Youth

Statement from Minister Dave Kelly

7/12/2022

Kelly; McGurk

Water; Women's Interests

Closing gender pay gap reinforces Water Corporation as employer of choice for women

6/12/2022

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Emergency Services

Important reminder not to rely on scheme water during a bushfire

6/12/2022

Kelly; Buti

Water; Aboriginal Affairs

Water Corporation launches landmark Aboriginal engagement strategy

30/11/2022

Kelly

Water

$58 million contract brings large water mains manufacturing to WA

26/11/2022

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Water

Winds of change blowing as Water Corporation powers towards net zero future

17/11/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Gascoyne horticulture expansion to grow from water agreement

11/11/2022

Kelly

Water

New pipelines to support growth in City of Swan

9/11/2022

Kelly; Ellery

Water; Education and Training

Waterwise initiatives helping WA public schools save millions of litres of precious water

2/11/2022

Kelly

Water

Local artist adds splash of colour to East Fremantle

31/10/2022

Kelly

Water

AWA Awards highlight the outstanding work of the water industry

27/10/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Inaugural Southern Forests Irrigation Scheme Reference Group members appointed

27/10/2022

Kelly

Water

Shire of Dumbleyung to receive $100,000 community water grant

21/10/2022

Kelly

Water

Students celebrated as waterwise competition reaches new heights

20/10/2022

Kelly; Carey

Water; Housing

North-West public housing tenants to benefit from improved water efficiency and lower bills

20/10/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Water use efficiency program to benefit Swan Valley and North Wanneroo growers

19/10/2022

Kelly; Carey

Water; Local Government

$4 million boost to help local governments reduce groundwater use

18/10/2022

Kelly

Water

North-West residents encouraged to take up waterwise offers

18/10/2022

Kelly

Water

Free water-saving products and advice available to Mid-West towns

18/10/2022

Kelly

Water

Water-saving offers available to Great Southern towns

18/10/2022

Kelly

Water

Free waterwise showerheads now available to Goldfields households

18/10/2022

Kelly

Water

Waterwise offers extended to South West holiday hotspots

17/10/2022

Kelly

Water

New waterwise plan to make Perth-Peel more climate-resilient

10/10/2022

Kelly

Water

Regional WA’s largest water tank to enhance water quality and security for Merredin

7/10/2022

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

New direction for Southern Forests water security

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