Media Statements

For Region: Gascoyne

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

21/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Have your say on the future of cycling in regional WA

14/11/2022

Johnston; MacTiernan

Energy; Hydrogen Industry

Australia's first renewable hydrogen microgrid powers up WA

11/11/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New kitchen showcases Carnarvon’s premier produce

9/11/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Useful upgrade supports growth of Gascoyne SES unit

24/10/2022

MacTiernan; Punch

Regional Development; Fisheries

$1 million to boost mobile connectivity at Western Australian surf beaches

21/10/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Construction begins on Coral Bay worker accommodation

15/10/2022

Cook

Tourism

New Dark Sky Festival to light up Total Solar Eclipse

14/10/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Weeds assessment process to support pastoral diversification

13/10/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Remote mobile licensing service marks 10-year milestone

5/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Driving Access and Equity grants open to Mid-West and Gascoyne

26/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New boat pens completed as ramp upgrade confirmed

26/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Tourism and hospitality front and centre for Exmouth Boat Harbour

8/08/2022

Kelly

Water

Funding to help secure water supplies in Great Southern and Southern Wheatbelt communities

5/08/2022

MacTiernan; Cook

Regional Development; Tourism

Bullara accommodation development boosts Exmouth tourism

5/08/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

State strengthens economic development facilities in Exmouth

3/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

First regional safe active street complete in Geraldton

1/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Mid-West Gascoyne emergency services heroes honoured

1/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for flood-impacted areas in WA’s Mid-West

31/05/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

New Managing Director appointed for Central Regional TAFE

27/05/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Co-operative loans a sweet catch for two regional businesses

26/05/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

State invests in sustainable Gascoyne River catchments

26/05/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Mount Augustus development improves visitor experience

16/05/2022

Whitby; Punch

Environment; Fisheries

Significant progress for environmental protection of Exmouth Gulf

14/05/2022

Whitby

Environment

Community litter grants launched in Dampier

12/05/2022

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Treasurer; Regional Development

Strong State Budget securing the Gascoyne’s future

2/05/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Program to improve heavy vehicle rest areas now underway

4/04/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Future Drought Fund injection to WA Government’s Southern Rangelands Revitalisation pilot welcomed

3/03/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Gascoyne RED Grants backing local business

1/03/2022

Carey

Housing

Two homes for teachers and police underway in Carnarvon

16/02/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Carnarvon barge loading study paves way for future investment

6/01/2022

Whitby

Environment

Conservation coup as endangered dibblers released into the wild

4/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Construction now underway on new Carnarvon boat pens

21/12/2021

MacTiernan

Hydrogen Industry

Lead agency status for job-creating green hydrogen projects

10/12/2021

Kelly

Water

McGowan Government delivering better quality water to Murchison region

8/12/2021

MacTiernan; Buti

Regional Development; Lands

Proponents sought for workforce accommodation site in Exmouth

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