Media Statements

For Region: Gascoyne

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

8/06/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Lands

Pastoral lands reform - Encouraging investment and ecological sustainability

25/05/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Free park entry during Ningaloo Whale Shark Festival

16/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Gascoyne community works together to rebuild pink snapper stocks

16/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Funding ramped up for boating facilities

16/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Fishing licence fees help create an Exmouth integrated artificial reef

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Gascoyne region

10/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Agriculture investment growing jobs across Western Australia

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Budget boost for jobs in the regions

5/05/2018

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Regional events receive funding boost

30/04/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Sustainable funding for Community Resource Centres

11/04/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Whale sharks' arrival signals excitement for 2018

10/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Regional airports receive funding boost for upgrades

10/04/2018

Dawson

Environment

Mass release of endangered loggerhead turtles

9/04/2018

Dawson

Environment

$400,000 upgrade for Ningaloo campground

29/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Benefits to flow as Gascoyne irrigated agriculture water increases

22/03/2018

Papalia

Racing and Gaming; Small Business

Extended Easter Sunday trading for regional liquor stores

21/03/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding to kickstart Coral Bay accommodation project

21/03/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Fascine report highlights failings of previous government

7/03/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Innovation fund to drive regional jobs

6/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Regional food on the buy local menu

27/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport

New airline agreements for Carnarvon, Monkey Mia and Northern Goldfields

23/02/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Local Government; Regional Development

Training for elected members builds country local government capacity

16/02/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Rural women driving job-creating business ideas

9/02/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Country athletes helped to travel and train

8/02/2018

Wyatt

Energy

Contract awarded for Kalbarri’s renewable microgrid

1/02/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Funding to fence out wild dogs

23/01/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for WA communities after Cyclone Joyce

17/01/2018

Kelly

Water

River flow provides unrestricted pumping opportunity for Gascoyne irrigators

16/01/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Local Government; Regional Development

Funding to build stronger regional communities

9/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Exmouth Boat Harbour upgrade officially opened

20/12/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

WA sailing legend Jon Sanders completes 10th circumnavigation

6/12/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Regional survey backs importance of Plan for Jobs

4/12/2017

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Grants drive landcare and environmental work across WA

1/12/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Country areas enriched by sporting events support

29/11/2017

Logan

Emergency Services

Bushfire mitigation funding available for high-risk priority local governments

24/11/2017

Wyatt

Energy

Trial of State's first utility-grade energy storage battery underway

24/11/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Regional WA short-changed on black spot funding

23/11/2017

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Summit forges pathway to innovation economy in regional WA

21/11/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Northern Western Australian opportunities on show

31/10/2017

Kelly

Water

Solar energy to power Exmouth's water supply

27/10/2017

McGurk

Community Services; Women's Interests

Funding support for regional childcare services

23/10/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Boost for WA’s regional visitor centres

12/10/2017

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Summit to guide regional innovation

11/10/2017

Papalia; Dawson

Tourism; Environment

Joint media statement - Funding to deliver tourism vision for Monkey Mia

9/10/2017

Templeman

Local Government

Country local government grants boost job opportunities

9/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

$1.7 million in regional airport funding up for grabs

3/10/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Record funding for smaller regional events

29/09/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Gascoyne Development Commission chairperson appointed

15/09/2017

McGowan

Premier

Premier visits Exmouth to open Ningaloo Centre

14/09/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Additional funding for rural financial counselling

13/09/2017

Dawson

Environment

Threatened species introduced to Dirk Hartog Island National Park

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government invests in the Gascoyne

3/09/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Murchison National Child Protection Week events highlight our role in keeping children safe

11/08/2017

MacTiernan; Papalia

Agriculture and Food; Tourism

Fresh produce on the menu in Carnarvon

4/08/2017

Ellery

Education and Training

Extra teaching support for regional students

26/07/2017

Saffioti

Planning

State Government support for WA coastal planning projects

20/07/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Minister congratulates Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation on legal victory

7/07/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Regional Development Commissions refocus on local jobs

4/07/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Opportunities to flow from Gascoyne Food Bowl

3/07/2017

Tinley

Housing

Carnarvon housing project helps seniors and generates local jobs

1/06/2017

Templeman

Local Government

Minister welcomes Exmouth resignations

26/05/2017

Dawson

Environment

International whale shark conference set for Ningaloo

6/05/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Regional events receive funding boost

6/04/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Funding to create sustainable visitor centres in regional WA