Media Statements

For Region: Gascoyne

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

3/12/2021

McGowan; Sanderson; Punch

Premier; Environment; Fisheries

Historic protections to safeguard spectacular Exmouth Gulf

23/11/2021

Cook

Health

New alliance to transform health care delivery in regional WA

10/11/2021

Johnston

Energy

Battery storage systems for regional towns

30/10/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

New gender neutral changerooms level playing field for women’s sport in Exmouth

30/10/2021

Templeman

Tourism

Raft of affordable regional airfares set to take flight

25/10/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

One-off payment to support rangelands biosecurity groups

8/10/2021

Cook

Health

Carnarvon’s $19.9 million Gnullingoo Mia Residential Care reaches practical completion

30/09/2021

McGurk

Child Protection

Aboriginal Family Led Decision Making pilot launched in Mid-West

21/09/2021

MacTiernan; Buti

Agriculture and Food; Lands

New businesses to enter Gascoyne Food Bowl

17/09/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Funding to revitalise Southern Rangelands pastoral businesses

15/09/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Minderoo research lab completes Exmouth’s Ningaloo Centre

10/09/2021

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Transport

State Budget funding boost for Carnarvon's One Mile Jetty

9/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government delivers plan to keep North West Central strong

7/09/2021

Carey; MacTiernan

Housing; Regional Development

$20 million for regional social housing revitalisation

2/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Cultural Centre funding boost

2/09/2021

Sanderson; Johnston

Environment; Corrective Services

Ground-breaking return of native rodents to Dirk Hartog Island

30/08/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following flooding in the Gascoyne and Murchison regions of Western Australia

28/08/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Wirruwana Hub improves visitor experience at Dirk Hartog Island

13/08/2021

Templeman

Tourism

Thousands of discount airfares to State’s north snapped up

13/08/2021

Cook

Health

Regional WA hospitals set to get three brand new CT scanners

6/08/2021

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Agriculture and Food

New water agreement to support growth of Gascoyne food bowl

3/08/2021

Carey

Housing

Programmed Facility Management purchase of Pindan Asset Management

29/07/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Record $104.5 million for cyclone-affected communities

27/07/2021

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Contract awarded for new pens at Carnarvon Boat Harbour

22/07/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Regional residents encouraged to have their say about flights

20/07/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Replacement soil to be delivered for Carnarvon growers

1/07/2021

Cook

Health

Carnarvon residential care facility named

30/06/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following Exmouth flooding

25/06/2021

Carey

Housing

Regional communities to benefit from WA’s largest ever social housing maintenance program

24/06/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Celebrating a decade of World Heritage at Ningaloo

20/06/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Emergency Services

Help available for Cyclone Seroja devastated communities

18/06/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Humpback whale swim tour season starts along Ningaloo Coast

11/06/2021

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Safety risk forces partial demolition of cyclone damaged One Mile Jetty

22/05/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Connectivity boost for remote tourist gems

7/05/2021

MacTiernan; Johnston

Hydrogen Industry; Energy

Works begin at Australia's first regional renewable hydrogen plant

5/05/2021

McGurk

Child Protection

Geraldton to host Aboriginal Family Led Decision Making pilot

17/04/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance extended to more communities impacted by severe tropical cyclone Seroja

17/04/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following WA flooding

15/04/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following severe tropical cyclone Seroja

9/02/2021

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following damaging tropical low

2/02/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Investment to revitalise Southern Rangelands landscape and pastoral enterprises

29/01/2021

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Tenders called for new Carnarvon Fascine boat pens

25/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Technology and innovation boost for Community Resource Centres

25/01/2021

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Agriculture and Food; Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Prime Gascoyne horticultural land on the market

21/01/2021

Logan

Emergency Services

New $400,000 quick-response rescue vessel for Shark Bay

7/01/2021

Dawson

Environment

Study reveals Ningaloo Coast an economic hub for WA

24/12/2020

Templeman; Tinley

Local Government; Fisheries

BEN signs to aid safety at beaches in the State’s north

21/12/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Exmouth splashes into summer with new swimming facilities

17/12/2020

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Agriculture and Food; Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Native title agreement secures future for Yinggarda people and expands Gascoyne food bowl

17/12/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Reinvigorated research station delivering for Carnarvon growers

10/12/2020

Dawson

Environment

New Ningaloo Coastal Reserves created under Plan for Our Parks

26/11/2020

Kelly

Water

$24 million Murchison water quality program reaches first milestone

24/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Technology grants for Community Resource Centres

5/11/2020

Johnston

Energy

Lead contractor appointed for solar schools program

23/10/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Gascoyne RED Grants supporting business recovery

21/10/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

State Government contributes $85,000 to enrich country sport

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Gascoyne families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for regional families and drives economic activity

5/10/2020

Papalia

Tourism

Coral Coast tourism industry shares in $1.75 million support

21/09/2020

Kelly

Water

Exmouth residents to receive water-saving support

18/09/2020

Saffioti

Planning

New, modern planning scheme approved for Shire of Carnarvon

11/09/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Carnarvon rangelands cell fence construction kicks off

11/09/2020

Ellery; Johnston

Education and Training; Energy

McGowan Government launches solar schools program for regions

7/09/2020

Dawson

Environment

Bandicoots released on Dirk Hartog Island to mark National Threatened Species Day

7/08/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Plan for Gascoyne region unveiled as part of WA Recovery Plan

7/08/2020

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

All aboard - $7 million for Carnarvon Fascine solution

28/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116m affordable land package driving growth in the Gascoyne

22/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Work complete on $1.6 million upgrade to Carnarvon water tanks

17/07/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Infrastructure upgrades at Quobba Coast Tourism Precinct

17/07/2020

MacTiernan; McGurk

Regional Development; Tourism

Gascoyne Food Festival back on for 2020

17/07/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Bridging the digital divide for Carnarvon growers

17/07/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

New $330,000 vessel and trailer improve response times for Marine Rescue Exmouth

14/07/2020

Johnston

Energy

A boost to regional small business economic recovery

13/07/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Carnarvon basketball initiative to assist community players achieve their goals

30/06/2020

Saffioti; Papalia

Transport; Tourism

Increase to Rex regional flights to help with COVID recovery

26/06/2020

Cook

Health

Modern aged and palliative care facility on track for Carnarvon

22/06/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Upgrades to Exmouth roads to improve safety and promote tourism

16/06/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Driving growth in the northern beef industry

22/05/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

$111 million investment in critical regional programs

13/05/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Solar investment for Upper Gascoyne

9/04/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Funding to continue support for regional arts community

8/04/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for flooded WA communities

13/03/2020

Papalia

Tourism

New partnership encourages east coast tourists to road-trip to WA’s north

19/02/2020

Kelly

Water

Unrestricted pumping declared as Gascoyne flows into Carnarvon

5/02/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

CEOs appointed to Wheatbelt, Gascoyne Development Commissions

3/02/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following tropical cyclone Blake

17/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

Recycling charities funded through dumping reduction program

28/11/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

McGowan Government to build a new artificial reef off Carnarvon

15/11/2019

Cook

Health

Tender to build Carnarvon aged and palliative care centre released

15/11/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Extra support for southern rangelands pastoralists

14/11/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

$1.25 million for job-creating projects in the Gascoyne

13/11/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

New facilities open at Carnarvon Community College

7/11/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Sport fishing bonanza more than a passing FAD

7/11/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman

Regional Development; Culture and the Arts

Gwoonwardu Mia Aboriginal Cultural Centre re-opens

7/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Restrictions on movement of oversize agricultural vehicles eased

18/10/2019

Roberts

Police

Body worn cameras rolled out in the Mid West Gascoyne

1/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Endangered Dibblers destined for Dirk Hartog Island National Park

19/09/2019

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

First look at ground-breaking $24m Kalbarri Skywalk project

17/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Nominations open for 2020 WA Rural Women’s Award

7/09/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Remote beachside school celebrating 50 years