Media Statements

For Region: Goldfields/Esperance

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

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

15/01/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Mental Health

New Goldfields mental health service delivered by McGowan Labor Government

14/01/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Local architects set to design modern performing arts space for Goldfields school

20/12/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government delivering Wi-Fi to the Prospector train

18/12/2020

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Renewable energy to power Yamarna camp and Gruyere gold mine

16/12/2020

Ellery; Johnston

Education and Training; Energy

Solar Schools Program launches in Goldfields-Esperance region

10/12/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government welcomes new Virgin fares for regional residents

9/12/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Accommodation boost to support seasonal workers in Esperance

3/12/2020

Tinley; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Regional Development

Permanent mobile tower boosts coverage at Esperance beach

2/12/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

WA’s first one-stop domestic violence hub launched in Kalgoorlie

30/11/2020

Wyatt

Lands

New land release to meet rising demand in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

27/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New funding to expand Goldfields migrant employment program

27/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Goldfields-Esperance tourism attractions on display

27/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Goldfields-Esperance REDs growing local industry

25/11/2020

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier welcomes $460 million job-creating investment in the Northern Goldfields

24/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Technology grants for Community Resource Centres

7/11/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Locals set to make a splash at Kambalda’s new $3 million aquatic centre

5/11/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

Response to State Coroner highlights bushfire management reform

5/11/2020

Johnston

Energy

Lead contractor appointed for solar schools program

30/10/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Kalgoorlie and Mirrabooka domestic violence hub operators signed

29/10/2020

Cook

Health

Goldfields breast cancer support increased

29/10/2020

Wyatt; Dawson

Aboriginal Affairs; Environment

Historic native title settlement agreement reached with the traditional owners of the Gibson Desert Nature Reserve

28/10/2020

Kelly; Ellery

Water; Education and Training

$1.5 million investment in water efficiency flows into WA public schools

21/10/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

State Government contributes $85,000 to enrich country sport

20/10/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Architects appointed for $10 million job-creating Kalgoorlie TAFE upgrades

19/10/2020

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Coolgardie-Esperance Highway set for $52 million upgrade

12/10/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

New bushfire and emergency services facilities for Esperance region

12/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

New online register to boost opportunities for locals in Goldfields-Esperance

9/10/2020

Cook

Mental Health

New mental health services one step closer to opening

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Goldfields-Esperance 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

Golden Outback tourism businesses share in funding support

21/09/2020

Kelly

Water

More support to the Goldfields to help residents save money on their water bills

21/09/2020

Kelly

Water

Water-saving support extended to 19 communities between Walpole to Esperance

11/09/2020

Ellery; Johnston

Education and Training; Energy

McGowan Government launches solar schools program for regions

11/09/2020

MacTiernan; Johnston

Ports; Energy

New agreement to supply Port of Esperance

7/09/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New chapter for Esperance Port as master planning begins

5/09/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Expressions of interest sought for Kal City Centre construction

28/08/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Direction set for the Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission

28/08/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding boost for Leonora independent living village

4/08/2020

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Energy

Goldfields leads Schools Virtual Power Plant trial

4/08/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Kalgoorlie training revitalised with $10 million TAFE investment

4/08/2020

McGowan

Premier

Plan for Goldfields-Esperance unveiled as part of WA Recovery Plan

31/07/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

Regional port investment drives economic recovery

31/07/2020

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Sealing progresses on Great Central Road in Western Australian Outback

30/07/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Laverton visitor centre tender awarded to Goldfields builder

29/07/2020

Cook

Health

Kalgoorlie Health Campus moves forward with MRI technology