Media Statements

For Region: Goldfields/Esperance

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

20/08/2019

Saffioti

Minister for Tourism

McGowan Government welcomes capped airfares for Kalgoorlie and Karratha residents

2/08/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

$2m Goldfields motorsport improvement shifts into gear

22/07/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Appointments in Goldfields-Esperance to drive economic development

27/06/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Dry Conditions Response Grants to aid feral pest control endeavours

27/06/2019

Kelly

Water

Kalgoorlie-Boulder to save with Waterwise Towns Program

26/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

$4.9 million contract awarded for weir construction

11/06/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government allocates funding to ensure Kambalda pool re-opens

5/06/2019

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Efficiency-boosting plan for agricultural region freight released for comment

31/05/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Pringle Village aged accommodation opens in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

31/05/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Work begins on Kalgoorlie cell fence

30/05/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Mobile coverage boost in remote tourism destinations and communities

27/05/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Young people in Kalgoorlie among those to benefit from latest round of sport and recreation funding

24/05/2019

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Regional WA secures million-dollar event funding

23/05/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Extension of historic State Barrier Fence begins

16/05/2019

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Wiluna-Meekatharra Road upgrade to support local jobs

9/05/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Further transition assistance available to country taxi operators

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in Goldfields-Esperance continues

9/05/2019

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government’s record regional road budget continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government driving jobs and opportunities in the regions

18/04/2019

Templeman

Local Government

Nominate an outstanding local government for achievement awards

12/04/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

BEN signs are already playing their part in coastal emergencies

12/04/2019

Cook

Mental Health

New Goldfields mental health service to open next year

12/04/2019

Cook

Health

MRI for Kalgoorlie Health Campus

10/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Internet of Things DecisionAg grants to drive agtech

3/04/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

WA regions become the backdrop once again

3/04/2019

Cook

Health

Have your say on Western Australia’s voluntary assisted dying legislation

27/03/2019

Kelly

Regional Development

Local builder wins Esperance sports stadium contract

23/03/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Boost for mental health services at Kalgoorlie Health Campus

22/03/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Fairer deal secured for mobile black spot funding

22/03/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Esperance extension funding welcome, but not enough

11/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Response to regional airfares inquiry continues to progress

5/03/2019

Johnston

Energy

Reliable, safe Micro Power Systems for Esperance farmers

22/02/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Joint media statement - Norseman flights impervious to Thor’s hammer

22/02/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

More than $900,000 for Goldfields-Esperance economic development

30/01/2019

Dawson

Environment

Conservation efforts intensify for WA’s rarest bird

26/01/2019

Roberts

Police

Top Australia Day Honours for WA Police officers

25/01/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Coastal radar upgrade to make WA’s weather service nation’s best

23/01/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Traineeship call for regional areas

14/01/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

New fishing mecca off Esperance in place to attract anglers

8/01/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

New chief executive for Southern Ports

20/12/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Ports

Iron ore exports recommence from Esperance

11/12/2018

Saffioti

Lands

New legislation to bring certainty for Tjuntjuntjara community

11/12/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Community fares land on the Northern Goldfields routes

30/11/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

New exploration projects on the rise

30/10/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Ancestral remains returned to Goldfields community

22/10/2018

Tinley

Veterans Issues

Red poppy extravaganza lights up WA landmarks as part of Armistice celebrations

21/09/2018

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government’s liquor laws spur business for local brewery

21/09/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

Goldfields school on right path to remarkable turnaround

21/09/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Education and Training

First regional Jobs and Skills Centre launched in Kalgoorlie

8/09/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

New providers to continue valued services at camp schools and Landsdale Farm

4/09/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Feds must come to the table on Esperance extension

27/08/2018

Kelly

Water

$6.5m project to secure Norseman’s water supplies starting soon

1/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

New island home for south coast endangered species

19/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

New hope for the Gilbert’s potoroo

6/06/2018

Kelly

Forestry

Community Support Program grant recipients announced

6/06/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Lands; Regional Development

Goldfields land to be activated for lithium facility

4/06/2018

Templeman; Kelly

Culture and the Arts; Science

‘Nugget’ flies high over Goldfields to foster STEM learning in regions

31/05/2018

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Regional Development; Energy

Pursuing innovative solar opportunities for the Goldfields

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Goldfields-Esperance region

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Budget boost for jobs in the regions

7/05/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

Funding open for bushfire mitigation treatment activities

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

10/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Regional airports receive funding boost for upgrades

4/04/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

The Lighthouse Girl shines a spotlight on regional Anzac Centenary commemorations

27/03/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Agriculture and Food

Agricultural Region Freight Strategy to boost freight efficiency

22/03/2018

Papalia

Racing and Gaming; Small Business

Extended Easter Sunday trading for regional liquor stores

16/03/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following Tropical Cyclone Kelvin

9/03/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Taskforce to unlock Aboriginal opportunities in the Goldfields

7/03/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Innovation fund to drive regional jobs

28/02/2018

Kelly

Forestry

Forest Products Commission launches new community support program

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

16/02/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

More white sharks tagged in Esperance operation

9/02/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Country athletes helped to travel and train

1/02/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Funding to fence out wild dogs

30/01/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

$220,000 in funding to nurture WA Aboriginal arts and culture

16/01/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Local Government; Regional Development

Funding to build stronger regional communities

20/12/2017

Kelly; Templeman

Fisheries; Local Government

McGowan Government helps regional councils improve beach safety

12/12/2017

Tinley

Housing

Tjuntjuntjara community to get $23.8 million capital injection

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

3/12/2017

McGowan

Premier

$84,000 grant for Goldfields alcohol and drug rehabilitation centre

3/12/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Saffioti

Premier; Regional Development; Transport

$14 million Kalgoorlie-Boulder road upgrade design takes shape

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

Dawson

Environment

Minister dismisses appeals on Helena-Aurora Range mining proposal

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

9/11/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Full steam ahead on wild dog action

27/10/2017

McGurk

Community Services; Women's Interests

Funding support for regional childcare services

23/10/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Mining innovation hub to open in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

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

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

17/09/2017

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

McGowan Government secures future for Goldfields Arts Centre

14/09/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Additional funding for rural financial counselling