Media Statements

For Region: All

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

12/08/2022

Whitby

Environment

Work commencing at WA’s newest tyre recycling plant

12/08/2022

Kelly

Youth

Funding support services for transgender, non-binary and gender diverse young people

12/08/2022

Carey

Housing

Respondents shortlisted for WA’s first ground lease build-to-rent development

12/08/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

Clean energy funding helps 96 more public schools turn green

11/08/2022

Papalia

Police

More new recruits join record number of police on the street

11/08/2022

Whitby

Environment

Members appointed to the Keep Australia Beautiful Council WA

11/08/2022

Kelly

Youth

Funding for new grants program to support LGBTQAI+ youth

11/08/2022

Carey

Lands

Ocean Reef Marina surging ahead as breakwaters near completion

11/08/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

Spotlight on WA's Training Awards finalists

11/08/2022

Johnston

Corrective Services

Smoke-free pilot to give women’s prison a fresh start

10/08/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Finalists for 2022 WA Innovator of the Year awards

10/08/2022

McGowan; Johnston; Whitby

Premier; Energy; Climate Action

Major milestone for WA's EV fast charging network

10/08/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Attorney General welcomes deceased estates and trusts audit

10/08/2022

Punch

Disability Services

New platform to link people with disability to employment pathways and assist skills shortage

10/08/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

More free RATs for Western Australian households

10/08/2022

Johnston

Energy

$10.4 million network upgrade to improve power reliability in WA

9/08/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

National approach to boosting biosecurity welcomed

9/08/2022

Sanderson

Health

New era for ambulance services to deliver contemporary care

9/08/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Comprehensive consultation phase of Seniors Strategy complete

9/08/2022

Buti; McGurk

Finance; Community Services

State Commissioning Strategy to improve community services delivery in WA

9/08/2022

Sanderson

Health

Measured approach to scaling back WA hospital COVID processes

8/08/2022

Papalia

Defence Industry

$1.19 million invested into Western Australian defence research

8/08/2022

Johnston

Energy

Industry-leading technology will increase renewables in the regions

8/08/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Grants program now open to support regional traineeships

8/08/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA’s games and interactive industry heads to Gamescom

8/08/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

New 30-bed modular hospital ward boosts capacity at Rockingham General Hospital

7/08/2022

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Child Protection

McGowan Government extends support for young people in care until the age of 21

6/08/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Lotterywest grant to revitalise Carnarvon Youth Precinct

5/08/2022

Sanderson

Health

More than 15,000 nicotine vapes seized in compliance crackdown

5/08/2022

Punch

Disability Services

New additions to the Disability Services Commission Board

5/08/2022

Carey

Housing

Fresh start for cottages ready to be called home

5/08/2022

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Energy

Installation begins on WA’s biggest battery

5/08/2022

Whitby

Environment

Improved online campsite booking system and Explore Parks website

4/08/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

WA Government teams up with renowned global business school

4/08/2022

Johnston

Energy

Western Power Chief Executive Officer appointed

4/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Reduced impact on Royal Show commuters with Midland Line shutdown moved

4/08/2022

Sanderson

Health

New resources to support Western Australians in future health care decisions

4/08/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

New Executive Director for WA Health Translation Network

4/08/2022

McGurk

Women's Interests

Report card shows women workforce participation at record highs

4/08/2022

Whitby

Environment

More WA communities commit to a better waste future

3/08/2022

McGurk

Community Services

New strategy provides pathway to improving services for Aboriginal families

3/08/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Milestone paves the way for Kimberley Cotton Gin

3/08/2022

Carey

Homelessness

Boorloo Bidee Mia delivering life-changing help to Perth’s most vulnerable

3/08/2022

McGowan

Premier

WA’s foundational infrastructure strategy delivers 20-year vision

2/08/2022

McGurk

Child Protection

Young achievers in out-of-home care make the grade

2/08/2022

Cook

Commerce

Family violence, child safety, funeral insurance in awards spotlight

2/08/2022

Cook; Punch

Commerce; Seniors and Ageing

Retirement village law reform to make village life fairer and easier

2/08/2022

Johnston

Energy

Major milestone reached in Esperance Energy Transition Plan

2/08/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

WA’s Free Jab June and July program a success

1/08/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Funding delivers out-of-school programs for at-risk Kimberley youth

1/08/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Nominations for 2022 WA Seniors Awards now open

1/08/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Grants will make Seniors Week events memorable

1/08/2022

Carey; McGurk

Lands; Community Services

Release of residential and commercial lots to meet demand in Broome - including EOI for new childcare centre

1/08/2022

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

EIS program continues to support mineral exploration in WA

1/08/2022

Kelly; Buti

Youth; Aboriginal Affairs

Funding for new grants program to support young Aboriginal people to thrive

1/08/2022

Templeman

Heritage

Applications open for grants to protect our State heritage sites

1/08/2022

Carey

Homelessness

Homelessness Week 2022 raising awareness for people impacted by homelessness

1/08/2022

Johnston

Energy

New Western Power Chair appointed

1/08/2022

Cook

Commerce

Security of payment laws reinforce subcontractor protections

1/08/2022

Sanderson; Ellery

Health; Education and Training

Increased RAT distribution for WA schools

31/07/2022

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Industrial Relations

Enhanced changes to WA public sector wages policy

29/07/2022

Kelly

Water

Waterwise Greening Scheme reaches new heights

29/07/2022

Whitby; Cook

Environment; Tourism

Nature-based tourism wins from regulatory reform

28/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Emergency Rescue Helicopter Service soars to new heights

28/07/2022

Carey

Lands

Preferred proponent announced for redevelopment of heritage-listed Cottesloe Deaf School

28/07/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

WA regions get on board new regional capped airfares

28/07/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

$3.4 million boost to further progress Closing the Gap targets

27/07/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Lands Trust members reappointed

27/07/2022

Sanderson

Health

Investing in research to protect WA kids from harmful industries

27/07/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

$26 million in Cost of Living Rebate payments on the way to seniors

27/07/2022

Punch

Small Business

Stronger national contract protections for small businesses welcomed

27/07/2022

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Housing

McGowan Government invests $500,000 to bring more housing online in Karratha

27/07/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Final design unveiled for new Woodman Point Ammo Jetty

27/07/2022

Cook; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Sky’s the limit for WA ballooning championships in 2023

27/07/2022

Punch

Disability Services

Foodbank WA nutrition program delivering invaluable skills for people with disability

27/07/2022

Whitby; Carey

Environment; Local Government

Boost for Regional Climate Alliances projects

27/07/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Final beams installed on Ranford Road Bridge

25/07/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

Nominations open for WA Education Awards

25/07/2022

Dawson; McGurk

Emergency Services; Women's Interests

Next generation firefighters boost workplace diversity

25/07/2022

Whitby

Environment

Joint media statement - Support for WA's rarest bird

25/07/2022

Whitby

Environment

WasteSorted grants now open

25/07/2022

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Applications open for timber from the historic One Mile Jetty

24/07/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Future of Fremantle harbours unveiled in draft master plan

24/07/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Black Spot funding making a difference on WA roads

24/07/2022

McGowan

Premier; Treasurer

New report shines a light on WA and Perth’s affordability

23/07/2022

Whitby

Environment

Choose to Up Cup for Plastic Free July

22/07/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

International cricket just the ticket this summer

22/07/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Safety boost for road traffic controllers following signage review

21/07/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Agriculture research collaboration gains momentum

21/07/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

Spacecubed recipient of Lotterywest grant

21/07/2022

McGowan

Premier

Lotterywest contributes record-breaking return to WA community

21/07/2022

Whitby

Environment

International recognition for WA Parks and Wildlife Service Aboriginal ranger

21/07/2022

Kelly

Water

Water deficiency declarations revoked in Salmon Gums and Grass Patch

21/07/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

WA Dairy to benefit from five-year development plan

21/07/2022

Kelly

Water

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

21/07/2022

Whitby

Environment

Bold vision for Perth’s ‘sanctuary by the sea’ in new five-year plan

21/07/2022

McGurk; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Huge funding boost to deliver exciting new regional Aboriginal arts and cultural projects

20/07/2022

MacTiernan

Hydrogen Industry

Supporting Traditional Owners in the renewable hydrogen industry

20/07/2022

Cook

State Development, Jobs and Trade

WA to establish investment and trade office in Chennai

20/07/2022

Kelly

Water

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