Media Statements

For Region: Goldfields/Esperance

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

8/09/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Nova mine officially opens supporting 400 jobs

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government Plan for the Goldfields underway

3/09/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Goldfields-Esperance National Child Protection Week events highlight our role in keeping children safe

1/09/2017

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

Qantas announcement a positive step forward for regional WA

25/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Amalgamation of former Albany, Bunbury and Esperance ports to be reviewed

12/08/2017

Tinley

Veterans Issues

Veteran Air Force serviceman aces 100

4/08/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

WA's resources continue to bolster local content and jobs

26/07/2017

Saffioti

Planning

State Government support for WA coastal planning projects

7/07/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Regional Development Commissions refocus on local jobs

23/06/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Esperance receivers online and ready to detect tagged sharks

20/06/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Locations confirmed for Esperance shark detectors

16/06/2017

Cook

Health

More than 19,500 to benefit from free soap through Squeaky Clean Kids program

9/06/2017

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Street festival a vibrant celebration of multiculturalism

3/06/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Esperance community to have their say on shark detection receivers

6/05/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Regional events receive funding boost

2/05/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Leonora Aboriginal land leases to strengthen community

6/04/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Funding to create sustainable visitor centres in regional WA