Media Statements

For Region: All

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

17/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Grants to give bike riding a go

17/01/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Tourism boost for Perth icon

17/01/2018

Roberts

Police

New round of grants available to fight graffiti

17/01/2018

Dawson

Environment

Let's talk waste

17/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

NorthLink WA southern and central section progressing

16/01/2018

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Community invited to comment on the impacts of methamphetamine use in WA

16/01/2018

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Environment

One-stop shop launched to streamline water and environmental assessments

15/01/2018

Dawson

Environment

Grants to help reduce waste

15/01/2018

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

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

13/01/2018

Cook

Health

State Government funding to help Western Australians stay sun safe

13/01/2018

Cook

Health

Independent review of assisted reproductive technology and surrogacy legislation

12/01/2018

Dawson

Environment

Grants awarded to community groups to protect river

12/01/2018

McGowan

Premier

New commissioners appointed to Lotterywest Board

12/01/2018

McGowan

Premier

Dennis Cometti honoured at Optus Stadium

11/01/2018

Cook

Mental Health

New Mental Health Tribunal President appointed

11/01/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Liberals now support McGowan Government's shark mitigation strategy

11/01/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Getting the balance right: Education savings measures reversed

11/01/2018

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Grants to support WA’s vibrant multicultural celebrations

11/01/2018

Tinley

Sport and Recreation

ICC praises Perth's new home of international cricket

11/01/2018

Papalia

Tourism

Federer quokka shot smashes WA tourism into global advantage

10/01/2018

Wyatt

Finance

Employer warning: labour hire scam operating in Western Australia

9/01/2018

Templeman

Heritage

Grants to revitalise WA heritage places

9/01/2018

Templeman

Heritage

Exhibition tells the story of convict transportation to Australia

9/01/2018

McGurk

Child Protection; Women's Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services

Communities Director General appointed

8/01/2018

Wyatt

Energy

Minister welcomes new directors of Western Power

8/01/2018

Papalia; Saffioti

Tourism; Racing and Gaming; Small Business; Planning

Small businesses to help Yagan Square thrive

5/01/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Green light for ‘Old Salt’ Swan River event barge

5/01/2018

Logan

Fisheries

Stay safe and make the most of the coming marron season

4/01/2018

Dawson

Environment

Six months to prepare for plastic bag ban

31/12/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Slow Down, Move Over laws to protect incident response workers

29/12/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

State Government cracks down on speeding motorcyclists

28/12/2017

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

Federer gets up close and personal with the locals at Rottnest

22/12/2017

Saffioti

Planning; Lands

Common MRA-LandCorp board members announced

22/12/2017

Tinley

Housing

Scullion 'phone home' for Christmas update on remote communities

22/12/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Report highlights poultry standard concerns

22/12/2017

Ellery

Education and Training

Southern suburbs students take out prestigious Beazley Medals

22/12/2017

Dawson; Logan

Environment; Emergency Services

Stub out litter and firebugs

21/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Subsidy increased to increase freight on rail

21/12/2017

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

WA’s firefighters take to the skies for the 2017-18 bushfire season

21/12/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Expanded drug testing capability for police in Christmas crackdown

21/12/2017

Dawson

Environment

Approval for Mid-West iron ore project

21/12/2017

Dawson

Environment

State Government preserves unique Helena-Aurora Range

20/12/2017

Tinley

Housing

Commonwealth abandons indigenous Australia; axes remote housing deal

20/12/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

McGowan Government continues on the path to Budget repair

20/12/2017

Papalia

Tourism

Thousands to fly to Perth for world Frisbee championships

20/12/2017

Saffioti; Wyatt

Lands; Treasurer

Government scoping study to investigate Landgate options

19/12/2017

Logan

Emergency Services

Volunteer Fuel Card applications now open

19/12/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

Promoted Porter, Cormann and Cash must deliver in GST debate

19/12/2017

Dawson

Environment

McGowan Labor Government releases position statement on PFAS

19/12/2017

Wyatt

Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Procurement Policy to drive Aboriginal entrepreneurship and business opportunities

19/12/2017

McGurk; Johnston

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Commerce and Industrial Relations

Tenancy law changes to support victims of domestic violence

18/12/2017

Tinley

Veterans Issues

Anzac Day Trust distributes $300,000 to support veterans and families

18/12/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

Police accept State Government's wages policy

18/12/2017

Wyatt

Treasurer

Increased funding for the Hardship Utilities Grants Scheme

18/12/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Review comes up with measures to support WA’s writing sector

18/12/2017

McGowan

Premier

$1.4m Lotterywest grant to support Vinnies’ emergency relief work

18/12/2017

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

WA secures two national swimming championship events in 2020

18/12/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

New mortuary CT scanner will benefit grieving families

17/12/2017

Logan; Wyatt

Corrective Services; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government acts on overcrowded prisons legacy

16/12/2017

Cook

Health

Virtual emergency department goes 24/7

16/12/2017

Roberts

Police

Increased funding for important community safety and police initiatives

15/12/2017

Papalia

Tourism

300 more airline seats a day coming into Perth on Qatar

15/12/2017

Cook

Health

Zero tolerance to sexual harassment in WA health system

15/12/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Minister congratulates native title determinants of 2017

15/12/2017

Roberts

Road Safety

Tragedy prompts WA road rules booklets for international drivers

15/12/2017

McGurk

Child Protection

Royal Commission into child sex abuse hands down its final report

14/12/2017

Tinley

Veterans Issues

Nominations still open for PM’s Veterans’ Employment Awards

14/12/2017

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Community Services

McGowan Government and community sector leaders working together

14/12/2017

Dawson

Environment

Gates open today at Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park

14/12/2017

Cook

Deputy Premier; Health

Research agenda for roundtable event

14/12/2017

Papalia

Small Business

Small business a big winner at Optus Stadium

13/12/2017

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Innovation and ICT

Australian-first audit highlights regional telecommunications gaps

13/12/2017

Ellery

Education and Training

Education savings measures to help contribute to budget repair

13/12/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

Parliamentary year of action for Attorney General

13/12/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Liberal senators endorse McGowan Government's world-first shark deterrent subsidy

12/12/2017

Papalia

Tourism

Tickets on sale for first ever UFC championship fight in Perth

12/12/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

Western Australians with disability to receive support through a nationally delivered NDIS

12/12/2017

McGowan

Premier

Joint media statement - Western Australia to join the nationally delivered National Disability Insurance Scheme

12/12/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

New speed camera interference technology laws commence in WA

11/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET team gauges industry capability

11/12/2017

Dawson

Environment

Western Australians behind container deposit scheme

11/12/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

New app helps drivers safely transport dangerous goods

11/12/2017

Cook

Health

Governance change for State’s leading pathology service

10/12/2017

Papalia

Tourism

Tourism WA appoints east coast agency

8/12/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Western rock lobster industry worth half a billion dollars to WA economy each year

8/12/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Public libraries to be modernised in overhaul of system

8/12/2017

Cook

Health

Federal Government commitment needed on GP training positions

8/12/2017

McGowan

Premier

Freeze on MPs' pay one step closer

7/12/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

State Parliament passes tough new dangerous sex offender laws

7/12/2017

Tinley

Youth

Children's Commissioner role still strong 10 years on

7/12/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Jobs Bill passes through State Parliament

7/12/2017

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Harnessing the economic benefits of migration

7/12/2017

Roberts

Police

Police shine in excellence awards

7/12/2017

Saffioti

Planning

New public space and link between CBD and Northbridge

6/12/2017

McGowan

Premier

Report sets out blueprint for public sector reform

6/12/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

Lotterywest grant to support people with a spinal cord injury

6/12/2017

McGurk

Community Services

Grant supports better co-ordination of food relief

6/12/2017

Quigley

Attorney General

Three judges appointed to District Court of WA

5/12/2017

McGowan

Premier

Jobs Bill addresses important issues raised by Auditor General

5/12/2017

Tinley

Youth

Young people bring passion and ideas to the table at Youth Summit