Media Statements

For Region: Goldfields/Esperance

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

29/11/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Next phase of State Barrier Fence Esperance extension commences

28/11/2022

Johnston

Energy

Standalone power systems roll out in regional Western Australia

21/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Have your say on the future of cycling in regional WA

2/11/2022

Carey

Housing

$294,000 essential housing maintenance funding for Goldfields Aboriginal community

28/10/2022

Buti

Energy

$600,000 funding for regional community groups

25/10/2022

Punch

Disability Services

Innovative food program to kick off in regional WA

24/10/2022

MacTiernan; Punch

Regional Development; Fisheries

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

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

9/08/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Success for Aboriginal trainees at Australian Potash’s Laverton Training Centre

8/08/2022

Kelly

Water

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

4/08/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

‘Remembering Mount Margaret Mission’ sheds light on life at former mission

5/07/2022

Carey

Lands

State Government unlocks land to boost Kalgoorlie-Boulder seniors accommodation

24/06/2022

MacTiernan; Carey

Agriculture and Food; Lands

Satellite mapping helps farmers drill down on pastures

15/06/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New public transport trial on schedule for Esperance

8/06/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

AEGIC funding to grow market share for local grains

7/06/2022

Carey

Housing

$3.1 million housing grant for Ngaanyatjarra Lands community

24/05/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Indigenous trainees support Kalgoorlie City Centre Project

18/05/2022

Templeman; Buti

Heritage; Aboriginal Affairs

Little Wilgie Ochre Mine included on State Register of Heritage Places

12/05/2022

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Treasurer; Regional Development

Strong State Budget securing Goldfields-Esperance’s future

9/05/2022

Saffioti

Ports

Investing in Bunbury and Esperance Ports to drive trade

2/05/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Program to improve heavy vehicle rest areas now underway

28/04/2022

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

WA’s exploration sector continues to prosper

26/04/2022

Johnston

Energy

Esperance energy transition plan secured with $10.5 million

13/04/2022

Whitby

Environment

Lotterywest grant supports climate project in Great Southern

13/04/2022

Whitby

Environment

Boosting environmental volunteering in the Great Southern

18/03/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Milestone for Leonora aged accommodation project

15/03/2022

MacTiernan; Buti

Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Boost for Goldfields-based Aboriginal businesses

15/03/2022

Carey

Housing

Factory homes help speed up delivery of social housing in regional WA

11/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

World-class firefighting vehicles give Esperance brigades new edge

9/03/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

Goldfields Banned Drinkers Register trial officially starts

1/03/2022

Carey

Housing

Two homes underway for child protection staff and teachers in Laverton

25/02/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Major investment to bridge Northern Goldfields digital divide

25/02/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

REDs boost for Goldfields-Esperance businesses, training

25/02/2022

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New voucher program to help farmers seize carbon opportunities

11/02/2022

Carey

Housing

$1.89 million to revitalise homes in remote Kurrawang Aboriginal Christian Community

7/02/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Forest Products Commission Community Support Program opens

3/02/2022

Johnston

Energy

Continued energy supply for Esperance homes and businesses

3/02/2022

Johnston

Energy

Australian-first power solution for regional mobile tower

10/01/2022

Buti

Mines and Petroleum

New CEO appointed at The Perth Mint

30/12/2021

Johnston

Energy

More farms go off the grid east of Esperance

21/12/2021

MacTiernan

Hydrogen Industry

Lead agency status for job-creating green hydrogen projects

16/12/2021

Whitby

Racing and Gaming

Goldfields third WA region to trial Banned Drinkers Register

14/12/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Precinct progressing

9/12/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New pasture option to maximise production and resilience

2/12/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Safe ocean swimming for Esperance this summer

2/12/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

More opportunities open for Goldfields community to get vaccinated

30/11/2021

Carey

Housing

Kalgoorlie’s first modular social homes to be ready for families before Christmas

30/11/2021

Carey

Housing

$3.4 million water treatment plant begins operation in Warburton

30/11/2021

Carey; Dawson

Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

Ngaanyatjarra maintenance contract reaffirms WA commitment to Closing the Gap

26/11/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Sustainability superheroes recognised at Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities 2021 Awards

24/11/2021

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Joe Lord Core Library expanded to support mining industry

23/11/2021

Cook

Health

New alliance to transform health care delivery in regional WA

18/11/2021

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

New mine extends nickel-cobalt production in Ravensthorpe

5/11/2021

Templeman; Kelly

Heritage; Water

Lake Grace dam recognised for its historical and scientific values

4/11/2021

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum; Energy

Australia’s largest hybrid renewable microgrid officially opens

29/10/2021

Carey

Housing

State-wide modular social housing program underway

27/10/2021

Buti

Lands

Land for new housing to be released in popular Kalgoorlie-Boulder estate

25/10/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

One-off payment to support rangelands biosecurity groups

19/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Waterwise support available to Goldfields households

6/10/2021

Johnston

Energy

Partnerships with regional community groups announced

5/10/2021

Cook

State Development, Jobs and Trade

WA Government visits Goldfields to help local businesses win State contracts

28/09/2021

Carey

Housing

Modular to be used for social housing in Kalgoorlie for first time

9/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government delivers plan to keep the Goldfields strong

8/09/2021

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Additional funding to bolster minerals research

7/09/2021

Kelly

Water

$3.7 million investment enhancing water security in WA’s southern dryland agricultural areas

27/08/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

EOI opens for Northern Goldfields broadband project

27/08/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Kal City Centre upgrade kicks off

26/08/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

McGowan Government’s training investment delivers for Esperance

25/08/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

$4 million R&D investment to support sheep industry

16/08/2021

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Sustainable projects shortlisted for DMIRS Awards for Excellence

13/08/2021

Cook

Health

Regional WA hospitals set to get three brand new CT scanners

5/08/2021

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

McGowan Government increases support for mining exploration

29/07/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Premier and Health Minister visit Goldfields’ new MRI facility

23/07/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

New career firefighters ready to step up for winter

22/07/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Regional residents encouraged to have their say about flights

22/07/2021

Saffioti

Transport

$1.5 million widening of Castletown Beach on track for completion

15/07/2021

Buti; Carey

Lands; Housing

New housing options to meet demand in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

25/06/2021

Carey

Housing

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

24/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport

$14 million of improvements to heavy vehicle rest areas across WA

17/06/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Design revealed for revamped $10 million Kalgoorlie TAFE campus

16/06/2021

Buti

Lands

McGowan Government fast tracks new industrial development for Kalgoorlie

15/06/2021

Cook

Health

MRI now available in the Goldfields for the first time

11/06/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Ground-breaking translocation of WA’s rarest bird

1/06/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Wiluna officially joins Goldfields-Esperance region

26/05/2021

Punch

Innovation and ICT

Connecting regional METS companies to the world

22/05/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Connectivity boost for remote tourist gems

21/05/2021

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

South Korean investment powers up WA’s battery industry

19/05/2021

Templeman

Heritage

Bundi ‘Good’ Club permanently added to State Heritage Register

18/05/2021

Saffioti

Transport

New flight option for travel between Perth and Kalgoorlie

22/04/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following Pilbara and Goldfields flooding

30/03/2021

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

WA’s newest nickel sulphide mine officially opens

26/03/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Woodlands Cultural, Community and Visitor Centre open for business

3/02/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Digital connectivity boost to Northern Goldfields

2/02/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Investment to revitalise Southern Rangelands landscape and pastoral enterprises

2/02/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Watersmart Farms funding to drive on-farm desalination

2/02/2021

Johnston

Energy

WA Government launches Boundary Power joint venture

29/01/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

$6.3 million funding injection to bring high-speed broadband to the grainbelt

29/01/2021

Papalia

Tourism

Five-year funding locked in for regional tourism organisations

28/01/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Lead contractor appointed for Kal City Centre project