Media Statements

For Region: All

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

9/12/2022

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

West Coast Eagles turn orange for 16 Days in WA

9/12/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Community-based animal welfare grants awarded

9/12/2022

McGurk; Buti

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal-led strategy to strengthen family safety

9/12/2022

McGurk; Papalia

Child Protection; Police

New Northbridge initiative to keep kids safe

9/12/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Legal Aid chief reappointed for another term

9/12/2022

Whitby

Environment

DBCA Director General retires after four decades of public service

9/12/2022

Cook

Tourism

WA domestic spend tops $1 billion as tourism bounces back

9/12/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED Grants bring $564,500 support for Great Southern projects

9/12/2022

Johnston

Energy

New graduates enter WA’s energy industry

9/12/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Multi-million dollar boost to help farm animals go high-tech

9/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Boating facility projects get funding boost

9/12/2022

Whitby

Environment

Lightscape extravaganza will transform Kings Park

8/12/2022

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

New framework supports streamlined approvals for mining activities

8/12/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New chair appointed to South West Development Commission

8/12/2022

McGowan

Premier

Premier pays tribute to Minister Dave Kelly

8/12/2022

Kelly

Water; Forestry; Youth

Statement from Minister Dave Kelly

8/12/2022

Cook; Dawson

State Development, Jobs and Trade; Innovation and ICT

New prospectus promotes WA as a global hub for data centres

8/12/2022

Templeman; Whitby

Environment

Swan Canning Riverpark to benefit from revegetation program

8/12/2022

McGurk

Women's Interests

State Government on track creating safer workplaces for women

8/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET Lakelands Station gets funding boost ahead of opening in mid-2023

8/12/2022

Carey; Buti

Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government delivers $3.9 million for eight new social homes in Fitzroy Crossing

8/12/2022

Templeman

Heritage

Heritage projects secure more than $1 million in funding

7/12/2022

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

Distinguished WA artists honoured at State Cultural Treasures Awards 2022

7/12/2022

Cook; MacTiernan; Johnston

State Development, Jobs and Trade; Hydrogen Industry; Energy

WA Government expands cooperation with Japan Organization for Metals and Energy Security

7/12/2022

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Hydrogen Industry; Ports

Trilateral international study to investigate fast tracking hydrogen exports from Mid-West

7/12/2022

Cook

Tourism

Direct flights between Manila and Perth taking off from March

7/12/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Growing momentum in softwood plantation expansion

7/12/2022

Cook; Dawson

State Development, Jobs and Trade; Emergency Services

Lift off for Perth Landing Pad

7/12/2022

Kelly; McGurk

Water; Women's Interests

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

7/12/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

New innovation strategy launched at West Tech Fest 2022

7/12/2022

Templeman

International Education

New program to promote WA to international students

7/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Marking 100 years of women working on WA railways

7/12/2022

Johnston; Whitby

Energy; Environment; Climate Action

Celebrations over WA’s first pumped hydro solution

7/12/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

Additional initiatives to boost teacher supply for WA public schools

6/12/2022

McGurk; Buti

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

New family and domestic violence counselling service for culturally and linguistically diverse women

6/12/2022

Punch

Fisheries

Measures to protect future of iconic WA fish

6/12/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

New Noongar Regional Corporations sign onto South West Settlement Agreement

6/12/2022

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Emergency Services

Important reminder not to rely on scheme water during a bushfire

6/12/2022

Johnston; MacTiernan

Mines and Petroleum; Hydrogen Industry

Petroleum Bill amendments strengthen regulation and security for green energy

6/12/2022

Kelly; Buti

Water; Aboriginal Affairs

Water Corporation launches landmark Aboriginal engagement strategy

6/12/2022

MacTiernan; Carey; Johnston

Hydrogen Industry; Lands; Energy

New policy and guidance for renewable hydrogen projects

6/12/2022

McGowan; Whitby; Cook; MacTiernan

Premier; Environment; Climate Action; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Hydrogen Industry

New approach to fast-track green energy approvals

6/12/2022

Johnston; MacTiernan

Energy; Hydrogen Industry

WA Government takes aim at Renewable Hydrogen Target

6/12/2022

Cook

Science

Construction completed on West Australian Space Radar

6/12/2022

Dawson

Innovation and ICT

MedTech startup named WA Innovator of the Year 2022

6/12/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Regional funding creates new home-grown performances

5/12/2022

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

$3 million for projects to prevent family and domestic violence

5/12/2022

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Bunbury organisation takes centre stage for domestic violence prevention project

5/12/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

Boost of almost $740,000 for regional performing arts venues

5/12/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Living languages: funding supports Aboriginal youth wellbeing

5/12/2022

Cook

Deputy Premier; Science

Joint media statement - Construction to start at Australian site for world’s largest radio telescope

5/12/2022

McGowan; MacTiernan; Johnston

Premier; Hydrogen Industry; Energy

Major milestones for local renewable hydrogen projects

5/12/2022

Sanderson

Mental Health

New President appointed to Mental Health Tribunal

5/12/2022

Carey; Buti

Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

Site selected for Perth Short Stay facility

5/12/2022

Johnston

Energy

Underground power hits milestone as Eden Hill removes last pole

5/12/2022

Sanderson

Health

Consumer focus groups start for new Women and Babies Hospital

5/12/2022

Dawson

Volunteering

WA volunteers celebrated on International Volunteer Day

5/12/2022

Cook

State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism

Deputy Premier's mission to deepen ties with Indonesia

4/12/2022

Papalia

Road Safety

No one plans a crash - make every journey safe

4/12/2022

McGurk; Sanderson

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Health

Help for emergency responders handling domestic violence call-outs

4/12/2022

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Call out for pet foster carers to support domestic violence survivors

4/12/2022

Cook

State Development, Jobs and Trade

Perth to host Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum in 2024

4/12/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Giants of the sky to bolster WA’s firefighting firepower

3/12/2022

Cook; Punch

Disability Services; Commerce

Action plan to meet the needs of consumers living with disability

3/12/2022

Punch

Disability Services

International Day of People with Disability a day to celebrate

2/12/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Traineeship program boosts regional skills

2/12/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Boyanup saleyard upgrades to improve animal welfare

2/12/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

South-West RED grants unlock jobs and industry diversification

2/12/2022

Sanderson

Health

Maternity, birthing, and neonatal services to be expanded in Bunbury

2/12/2022

Sanderson

Health

Australian-first psychiatry training program to live, train and practice in regions

2/12/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Peel RED Grants diversifying regional economies

2/12/2022

Whitby

Environment

Have your say: should WA's Container Deposit Scheme include wine, spirit and other bottles?

2/12/2022

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Sport and Recreation

WA bid success! Perth to remain Australia’s Home of Hockey

2/12/2022

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Construction begins on $47.9 million upgrade of Balga TAFE

2/12/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Redevelopment of Redcliffe Station Precinct a step closer

2/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Weekend PDAs available during busy Christmas - New Year period

2/12/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Funding program connects artists and school students

1/12/2022

Dawson

Volunteering

Government celebrates WA’s volunteers

1/12/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Wheatbelt residents and farm businesses now better connected

1/12/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

New scheme to manage persons with mental impairment in the justice system

1/12/2022

McGowan; Quigley; Kelly

Premier; Attorney General; Youth

Government to ban LGBTIQA+ conversion practices in WA

1/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Perth Station lights up as part of CBD revitalisation

1/12/2022

Buti

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Nominations now open for the WA Multicultural Awards 2023

1/12/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Lead consultant appointed for Perth Cultural Centre rejuvenation

1/12/2022

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Agriculture and Food

$320 million for world-class agricultural HQ in Perth

1/12/2022

Whitby; Carey

Environment; Local Government

Funding boost for Regional Climate Alliance projects

1/12/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

Multi-million dollar boost to WA’s health and medical research and innovation sectors

1/12/2022

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Certification and sustainability of battery materials in the spotlight

30/11/2022

McGurk

Child Protection

Laws passed to strengthen Working with Children Checks

30/11/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Premier’s Book Awards unveils new category - Book of the Year

30/11/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Wheatbelt RED Grants driving local diversification

30/11/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Cricket test set for local and international flavours

30/11/2022

Kelly

Water

$58 million contract brings large water mains manufacturing to WA

30/11/2022

Whitby

Environment

Community educational grants pave the way to reduce waste

30/11/2022

Sanderson; Buti

Health; Finance

Expressions of Interest sought for Geraldton Hospital upgrade

30/11/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Specialist wicketkeeper program honours cricket great Rod Marsh

30/11/2022

McGowan; Buti; Papalia

Premier; Racing and Gaming; Police

Protected Entertainment Precincts pass Parliament

29/11/2022

McGowan

Premier; Treasurer

September 2022 Quarterly Financial Results Report

29/11/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Regional talent gets funding for sporting dreams

29/11/2022

Johnston; McGurk

Mines and Petroleum; Industrial Relations; Women's Interests

Progress achieved in push to prevent workplace sexual harassment