Media Statements

For Region: All

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

18/04/2019

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

New State Explosives Facility in Myalup officially opens

18/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

State Budget securing future for WA agricultural effort

18/04/2019

Templeman

Local Government

Nominate an outstanding local government for achievement awards

18/04/2019

Cook

Health

Medical intern program available at St John of God Health Care

18/04/2019

McGurk; Roberts

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Police

$30.9 million boost to tackle family and domestic violence

18/04/2019

Johnston

Energy

A fairer way to pay for power in Aboriginal communities

18/04/2019

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

McGowan Government tackling drink and drug driving with extra money for roadside testing

17/04/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Enjoy high-quality, sustainable WA seafood this Easter

17/04/2019

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Commemorative sculpture acknowledges Lock Hospitals’ history

17/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

One Mile Jetty centre opened in Carnarvon

17/04/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

$7 million to boost growth of the Mid-West aquaculture industry

17/04/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman; Wyatt

Regional Development; Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Funding to reopen Gwoonwardu Mia cultural centre

17/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

$22 million funding boost for prescribed burning

17/04/2019

Cook; McGurk

Health; Women's Interests

Safe access zones around sexual health clinics in Western Australia move a step closer

16/04/2019

Cook

Health

McGowan Government invests in renal dialysis facilities in Newman

16/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Training opportunities taken up in the regions

16/04/2019

Cook

Health

$13.8 million to improve primary and acute health care in the Pilbara

16/04/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

New Joondalup public sector offices open for business

16/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Mid-West projects to receive more than $750,000 in grant funding

16/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

All clear for State Barrier Fence Esperance extension

15/04/2019

Wyatt

Treasurer

Research grants now available to target better outcomes for people injured in vehicle or workplace accidents

15/04/2019

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

Women’s sport the big winner as facilities fund enjoys remarkable first year

15/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

Bottles and cans stamped for refunds

15/04/2019

McGurk; Quigley

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Commerce

Way forward for tenants facing family violence

15/04/2019

Papalia

Tourism

Perth to host national awards for event industry excellence

15/04/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET boom gate blitz planned for Armadale Line

15/04/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Cape Peron restoration completed to preserve WA’s history

14/04/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

$1.7 billion transformation of Tonkin Highway and eastern corridor

13/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Swan River speed radar trial to target dangerous boaties

13/04/2019

Roberts

Police

New stab proof ballistic vests to protect frontline police

12/04/2019

Wyatt; Cook

Lands; Health

New land release at Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct as centre of excellence takes shape

12/04/2019

Templeman; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal art market returns bigger and better than ever

12/04/2019

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Ancient festival lights up Supreme Court Gardens

12/04/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following Tropical Cyclone Veronica

12/04/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

BEN signs are already playing their part in coastal emergencies

12/04/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

$8 million boost for WA’s scientific shark hazard mitigation strategy

12/04/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

State Budget to support Murujuga Living Knowledge Centre and Tourism Precinct

12/04/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Mandogalup Improvement Plan No. 47 paves way for future development

12/04/2019

Cook

Mental Health

New Goldfields mental health service to open next year

12/04/2019

Cook

Health

MRI for Kalgoorlie Health Campus

12/04/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Woodside LNG truck loading facility to service the State’s north

12/04/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Final approval of Nedlands planning scheme complete

11/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Alliance sought for METRONET Bayswater Station upgrade

11/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

Community input sought on single-use plastics

11/04/2019

Papalia

Tourism

Affordable flight boost for Coral Coast

11/04/2019

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum; Industrial Relations

Release of Final Report of Ministerial Review of State IR system

11/04/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

Appointment of two senior judicial officers announced

11/04/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

$22.2 million funding boost for more mental health beds and support

11/04/2019

Tinley

Youth

Youth Week WA activities will ‘Nurture the Now’

10/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Internet of Things DecisionAg grants to drive agtech

10/04/2019

Cook

Health

State Government welcomes aged care funding boost

10/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Wheatbelt projects to receive nearly $700,000 in grant funding

10/04/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman

Agriculture and Food; Local Government

Consultation open on dog standards and guidelines

10/04/2019

Papalia; Ellery

Tourism; Education and Training

TAFE tourism students gain invaluable industry experience at ATE19

10/04/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Sustainable Health Review provides ambitious blueprint for the future of health care in Western Australia

10/04/2019

McGowan; Johnston; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Mines and Petroleum; Science

WA to host Australia's Future Battery Industries CRC

10/04/2019

Templeman; Dawson

Local Government; Environment

Perth’s southern suburbs lead the way in recycling

9/04/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Doubleview Primary School students learning to code in first class tech space

9/04/2019

Tinley; Saffioti

Housing; Planning

Affordable apartments will complement Bayswater METRONET

9/04/2019

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

100 days until Leeds United take on rivals Manchester United in Perth

9/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED Grants driving diversification in the Pilbara

9/04/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

McGowan Government delivers record investment for Rottnest Island

9/04/2019

Johnston; Kelly

Energy; Science

Solar cars competition ignites student interest in science

8/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

Have your say on wildlife rehabilitation licences

8/04/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Mental Health Commissioner to stand down

8/04/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

$22.7 million funding boost for RPH to help State’s sickest patients

7/04/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Another 344 new beds to ease WA’s overcrowded prison estate

7/04/2019

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Three-year funding for tribute to truffles

6/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET’s Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension tender reaches next phase

5/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

10-year plan for the proposed Niiwalarra Islands National Park and Lesueur Island Nature Reserve

5/04/2019

Johnston

Energy

Federal Government overlooks Western Australia again

5/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Peel projects to receive more than $850,000 in grant funding

5/04/2019

Kelly

Science

Expressions of interest to find a new state-of-the-art home for Scitech

5/04/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Sea rescue heroes now eligible for national award

5/04/2019

Tinley

Asian Engagement

WA business alliance bolsters links to South Korea

4/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

Waste advisory group to support reform in WA

4/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

Grants for waste and recycling infrastructure

4/04/2019

Kelly

Water

Stormwater drain to become clean stream in a scenic Bunbury parkland

4/04/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Multimillion dollar maintenance boost for WA public schools

4/04/2019

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum; Industrial Relations

Nominations open for Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards

4/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Connecting country and city through local food

3/04/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

Justice Pritchard first woman to be appointed President of the SAT

3/04/2019

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Kings Park celebrated in Vogue

3/04/2019

McGurk

Community Services

$1.44 million Lotterywest grant for Vinnies emergency relief

3/04/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

WA regions become the backdrop once again

3/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

South-west regional park community advisory committee appointed

3/04/2019

Kelly

Science; Innovation and ICT

Science Industry PhD Fellowships to link researchers with industry

3/04/2019

Cook

Health

Have your say on Western Australia’s voluntary assisted dying legislation

3/04/2019

Cook

Health

Voluntary assisted dying - Have your say on WA’s legislation

3/04/2019

Cook

Health

Have your say on WA’s voluntary assisted dying legislation

2/04/2019

Papalia

Tourism

Rottnest hosts Premiership Cup

2/04/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day

2/04/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan; Johnston

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development; Mines and Petroleum

FMG's $3.7 billion Iron Bridge project to create thousands of jobs

2/04/2019

Ellery; Dawson; McGurk

Education and Training; Disability Services; Community Services

Workforce strategy to support growing health and social assistance sector

2/04/2019

Papalia

Tourism

WA prepares to welcome the world to major tourism trade show

2/04/2019

Kelly

Science

Advice of WA Chief Scientist secured to 2022

2/04/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier announces plans for a world-first LNG plant in WA

2/04/2019

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government launches new FIFO mental health code

1/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New northern cattle partnership welcomed

1/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Connecting WA agrifood businesses to Asia