Media Statements

For Region: Great Southern

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

16/01/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Local Government; Regional Development

Funding to build stronger regional communities

4/01/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding boost secures Albany Arts Festival

20/12/2017

Kelly

Water

Yakamia Creek restoration ramps up Albany estuary initiatives

20/12/2017

Kelly; Templeman

Fisheries; Local Government

McGowan Government helps regional councils improve beach safety

19/12/2017

McGowan

Premier

Premier presents $300,000 Lotterywest grant to honour Anzac sacrifice

19/12/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Fisheries

New Albany hatchery to expand aquaculture and create WA jobs

14/12/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Marco Pierre White to get a taste of the Great Southern

7/12/2017

McGowan; Papalia; Tinley

Premier; Tourism; Veterans Issues

Albany to shine during Anzac commemorations

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

1/12/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Country areas enriched by sporting events support

30/11/2017

Templeman

Heritage

A 'Piesse' of Katanning history on the State heritage register

29/11/2017

Logan

Emergency Services

Bushfire mitigation funding available for high-risk priority local governments

28/11/2017

Kelly

Water

More water rebates help farmers battle climate change

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

21/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Albany Regional Airport upgrades complete

14/11/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

New office provides local disability supports in the Great Southern

3/11/2017

Kelly

Water

Grant to increase Bremer Bay's emergency bushfire water supply

27/10/2017

McGurk

Community Services; Women's Interests

Funding support for regional childcare services

24/10/2017

Dawson; MacTiernan

Environment; Regional Development

Replacement of historic pedestrian bridge

24/10/2017

Kelly

Water

Water rebates help farmers respond to climate change

23/10/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Boost for WA’s regional visitor centres

13/10/2017

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Finalists announced for WA Seniors Awards

12/10/2017

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Summit to guide regional innovation

11/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

Dibbler populations bolstered

11/10/2017

Kelly

Water

Water grant to help build a greener Gnowangerup

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

6/10/2017

Murray; MacTiernan

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

Centre to make the Great Southern WA's adventure capital

6/10/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Albany to become wave energy innovation centre

3/10/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Record funding for smaller regional events

22/09/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Mountain bikes roll into Albany for Southern MTB 2017

14/09/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Additional funding for rural financial counselling

7/09/2017

Logan

Emergency Services

McGowan Labor Government strengthens bushfire risk identification

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government Plan for Albany underway

31/08/2017

Saffioti

Lands

Funding to help activate Middleton Beach redevelopment

25/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

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

15/08/2017

Dawson

Environment

10-year plan for Albany’s iconic conservation reserves

31/07/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Tender called for Albany wave energy project

29/07/2017

Saffioti

Lands

Roadworks pave the way for Albany Middleton Beach development

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

22/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Port fees to assist with Budget repair task

15/06/2017

MacTiernan; Cook

Regional Development; Health

Funding extension for regional GP incentives

14/06/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Wyatt applauds Native Title Bill passing

9/06/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Planning under way for Albany wave energy centre

1/06/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Loan scheme helps Katanning processor stay a cut above

30/05/2017

McGowan

Premier

Ice Breakers funding to help with meth scourge in Albany

30/05/2017

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government pressing ahead with Albany road projects

19/05/2017

Kelly

Water

Don't forget to turn your sprinklers off for winter

18/05/2017

Kelly

Water

Albany's wastewater treatment plant to undergo upgrades

9/05/2017

Logan

Emergency Services

Day labour exemption approved for flood-affected areas

6/05/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Regional events receive funding boost

4/05/2017

Logan

Emergency Services

New fire station ready to serve Albany

3/05/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Drivers reminded to slow down on rural and regional roads

6/04/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Funding to create sustainable visitor centres in regional WA