Media Statements

For Region: All

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

22/08/2019

McGowan

Premier

Albany tourism breaking records and enticing visitors

22/08/2019

Cook

Health

Audit of food and drink services at WA Health sites released

21/08/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

WA Motorsport Strategy puts industry in the driving seat

21/08/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

New Lotterywest IT grant to further help legal centres

21/08/2019

Cook

Health

Plan now, before it’s too late: new Advance Care Plan campaign

21/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

New measures to protect blue swimmer crabs in Perth and the South-West

21/08/2019

Papalia

Defence Issues

Research grants will help deliver innovative defence technologies

21/08/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

New protocols to build respect within school communities

21/08/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Innovation Consortium a hub for ideas to create WA jobs

20/08/2019

Quigley

Attorney General

Four new appointments to the Magistrates Court announced

20/08/2019

Tinley

Youth

Young Western Australians take gold in Duke of Edinburgh awards

20/08/2019

Cook

Health

Upgraded health clinic for Jigalong community

20/08/2019

Saffioti

Minister for Tourism

McGowan Government welcomes capped airfares for Kalgoorlie and Karratha residents

20/08/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Study tour focused on boosting premium food exports

20/08/2019

Cook

Health

New X-ray machines for sick WA children an Australian first

20/08/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Industry and Export Awards finalists show WA’s business diversity

20/08/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Work on multimillion STEM centre underway at Bunbury school

20/08/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Waroona bushfire responders recognised with Meritorious Service Awards

20/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Citizen science to help provide valuable insights into artificial reefs

20/08/2019

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

New standards support successful mine closure

20/08/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

New teacher initiative to boost Pilbara education and training outcomes

19/08/2019

Johnston

Industrial Relations

CPSU/CSA accept Government's State wages policy

19/08/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Health care options to be expanded through GP Urgent Care Clinics

18/08/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Made in WA: METRONET railcars to be proudly built in WA

17/08/2019

Tinley

Veterans Issues

State remembers service and sacrifice of those who fought in Vietnam

17/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - NorthLink WA central section completed, slashing Ellenbrook travel times

17/08/2019

Papalia

Small Business

State and local government partnership makes big impact for small business

17/08/2019

McGowan

Premier

Public invited to State Funeral service for Graham “Polly” Farmer

16/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

Six regional towns vie for tidiest town awards

16/08/2019

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Grants available for age-friendly and dementia-friendly initiatives

16/08/2019

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Community festivals draw crowds to Burswood Park and Mirrabooka

16/08/2019

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Minister Johnston launches accommodation village in the Pilbara

16/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New railcar drivers sought ahead of METRONET expansion

15/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

WA first: drones track endangered wildlife on Dirk Hartog Island

15/08/2019

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

More students to work with industry to accelerate new technologies

15/08/2019

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Ports; Transport

Independent Westport Taskforce releases shortlist of future port options

14/08/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Murray

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs; Sport and Recreation

Statement on the passing of Graham “Polly” Farmer

14/08/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Statement on the passing of Mrs Lawford-Wolf

14/08/2019

Roberts

Police

$200,000 to help wipe out illegal graffiti

14/08/2019

Papalia

Tourism

Celebrating an Australian icon - the Quokka

14/08/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

WA’s first female drug treatment prison: one year open and one year drug-free

14/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

Biggest wild release for rare native reptiles

14/08/2019

Papalia

Tourism

Report shows record number of jobs for WA tourism industry

14/08/2019

McGowan; Kelly

Premier

Western Australia’s brightest minds recognised at the Premier’s Science Awards

13/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Infrastructure Australia audit shows McGowan Government's transport plan is working

13/08/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Boomers and Canada set to clash as WA’s biggest-ever winter of sport rolls on

13/08/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Try a skill and get stuck into STEM at the SkillsWest Expo

13/08/2019

Kelly

Water

Eight new aquatic centres receive recognition for being Waterwise

13/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

Dumpers pay for illegally disposing waste

13/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

New Crime Stoppers partnership to help catch environmental crooks

13/08/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Planning Reform Action Plan to simplify and modernise the system

13/08/2019

Wyatt

Lands

Public consultation begins for WA’s strata reforms

13/08/2019

Kelly

Science

Training boost for Western Australians under-represented in STEM

12/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

Community Rivercare Program third round of grants open

12/08/2019

Johnston; Tinley

Mines and Petroleum; Asian Engagement

Joint venture to boost mining investment in Western Australia

12/08/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Defence Issues

Moving Collins class Full Cycle Docking to WA in the national interest

11/08/2019

Cook

Health

Action to reduce violence and aggression in WA hospitals

11/08/2019

Roberts

Road Safety

Distractions and drivers a deadly combination

10/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

WA surfers switch on to scientifically proven personal shark deterrents

9/08/2019

McGowan; Ellery; Tinley

Premier; Education and Training; Asian Engagement

Second International Education Consortium to grow international students studying in WA

9/08/2019

Templeman

Local Government

Minister appoints new commissioner for City of Perth

9/08/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Changes to boarding fees for non-government school students

9/08/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Great Southern Development Commission chair to drive local jobs

9/08/2019

Papalia

Defence Issues

Perth hosting US and Australian leaders for important bilateral dialogue

8/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

$1 million funding for riverbanks along Swan and Canning Rivers

8/08/2019

Papalia

Tourism

Bledisloe Cup fan-frenzy attracts record-breaking crowd

8/08/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Legacy of prison assault under-reporting being addressed

8/08/2019

McGowan

Premier

Gorgon greenhouse gas mitigation project takes shape

8/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion busting the Karel Avenue bottleneck

7/08/2019

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs; Lands

New job opportunities through Landgate’s Graduate Program

7/08/2019

Kelly

Water

A decade of waterwise leadership from local governments in WA

7/08/2019

McGurk

Community Services

New funding strengthens response to City of Perth homelessness

7/08/2019

Murray; Papalia

Sport and Recreation; Tourism

Optus Stadium amphitheatre to kick off with Bledisloe Cup live-stream

7/08/2019

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Passion for language and culture lands teacher top award

7/08/2019

Papalia

Tourism

Valuable Malaysian tourists to be influenced by WA’s wonders

7/08/2019

Papalia

Tourism

Joint media statement - World’s top content creators to capture the beauty of the Kimberley as GoPro summit kicks off

6/08/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Changes to support producers committees

6/08/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Landmark voluntary assisted dying legislation to be introduced

6/08/2019

Dawson

Environment

$3 million funding to protect Swan and Canning Rivers

6/08/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Time to shine - finalists in WA Training Awards 2019 announced

6/08/2019

McGowan

Premier

State Black Spot funded projects announced for Murray-Wellington

6/08/2019

Papalia

Tourism

Western Australia’s appeal ‘plane’ to see in new campaign

6/08/2019

Murray; Papalia

Sport and Recreation; Tourism

McGowan Government secures another NRL team to call Perth home

5/08/2019

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Energy

Muja Power Station in Collie to be scaled back from 2022

5/08/2019

Tinley; McGurk

Housing

20 Lives, 20 Homes to address rough sleeping in Freo

5/08/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Ports

Statement attributed to Minister MacTiernan

5/08/2019

Papalia; Saffioti

Tourism; Transport

Affordable community airfares encouraging more people to the regions

5/08/2019

Wyatt

Lands

SPURonWA grants offer $100,000 to Western Australian innovators

5/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

$1.5 million allocated towards coastal projects across WA

5/08/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Premier calls for Commonwealth support to manage coastal erosion

5/08/2019

Quigley; Kelly

Attorney General; Innovation and ICT

State Government’s commitment to stronger, clearer privacy protections for Western Australians

2/08/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

VenuesWest backing local superstars on the road to victory

2/08/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Peel Health Campus transformation plans revealed

1/08/2019

MacTiernan; Papalia

Regional Development; Tourism

Ticket west with Kimberley Express now on sale

1/08/2019

Tinley

Youth

Youth sector forum highlights needs of young Western Australians

1/08/2019

Cook

Health

WA pharmacists able to administer greater range of vaccines

1/08/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Communities that ‘survived and thrived’ in the face of disaster recognised

1/08/2019

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Federal backing sought for WA road safety initiative

31/07/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Federal Government needs to fund Lakelands Station commitment

31/07/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Pride Sports Festival celebrates competition and participation