Media Statements

For Region: Kimberley

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

16/08/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Fitzroy Pioneer Cemetery remains repatriated

31/07/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Pastoral sublease agreement leads to jobs and investment

30/07/2018

Dawson

Environment

Native rodent trapped for the first time in WA in 36 years

30/07/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Incentive Scheme rekindles diamond exploration in the Kimberley

27/06/2018

Papalia

Tourism

Marketing push to see Broome visitation grow

19/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

New regional flights to further connect the Kimberley

18/06/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Seismic survey to uncover the Canning Basin’s deep geology

7/06/2018

Dawson; Kelly

Environment; Fisheries

Technology breakthrough for whale disentanglements

5/06/2018

McGowan

Premier

Premier welcomes Airbus decision to locate Zephyr aircraft in WA

24/05/2018

Wyatt

Energy; Aboriginal Affairs

Improving affordability of electricity in Kimberley communities

21/05/2018

Kelly

Water

West Kimberley groups invited to apply for innovative grants scheme

18/05/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Great Northern Highway upgrade to Wyndham delivers Aboriginal jobs

17/05/2018

Cook

Health

McGowan Government expands ear health services in the Kimberley

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Kimberley

10/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Agriculture investment growing jobs across Western Australia

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Budget boost for jobs in the regions

5/05/2018

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Regional events receive funding boost

4/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Transport Minister inspects Cape Leveque Road progress

2/05/2018

Cook

Health

Meet and greet service expanded for regional Aboriginal patients

2/05/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Minister welcomes native title decision

30/04/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Sustainable funding for Community Resource Centres

28/04/2018

Cook

Health

Investment in Aboriginal health continues

24/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Works start on Great Northern Highway upgrade in the Kimberley

18/04/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Lands

Support for financial sustainability for MG Corporation

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

22/03/2018

Papalia

Racing and Gaming; Small Business

Extended Easter Sunday trading for regional liquor stores

22/03/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Disability advocacy services to make a difference in the Kimberley

16/03/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following Tropical Cyclone Kelvin

9/03/2018

Dawson; MacTiernan; Kelly; Wyatt

Environment; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Water; Aboriginal Affairs

Consultation begins on visionary plan for Fitzroy River

7/03/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Innovation fund to drive regional jobs

3/03/2018

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Liquor ban declared in Kalumburu

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

9/02/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Country athletes helped to travel and train

9/02/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following the tropical low and associated flooding in the Kimberley and East Pilbara

31/01/2018

Tinley

Housing

Builder’s panel to grow regional Aboriginal workforce

30/01/2018

Ellery; MacTiernan

Education and Training; Regional Development

Additional support for school students in the Kimberley

23/01/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for WA communities after Cyclone Joyce

16/01/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Local Government; Regional Development

Funding to build stronger regional communities

16/01/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following December’s Tropical Cyclone Hilda

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

29/11/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Canning Basin agreement to be terminated

29/11/2017

Logan

Emergency Services

Bushfire mitigation funding available for high-risk priority local governments

24/11/2017

Papalia

Tourism

Broome lands direct flights from Singapore

24/11/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Regional WA short-changed on black spot funding

24/11/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Two-year funding agreement signed for Ord Valley Muster

23/11/2017

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Summit forges pathway to innovation economy in regional WA

22/11/2017

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Lands

Lease agreement opens fresh opportunities in the Ord

21/11/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Northern Western Australian opportunities on show

15/11/2017

Wyatt

Energy

Smart energy solutions for Broome North

15/11/2017

Wyatt

Energy

New energy pricing model demonstration benefiting consumers

3/11/2017

McGowan

Premier

Joint media statement - Western Australia MFA will increase infrastructure and boost economy

27/10/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Maintaining traditional languages in the Kimberley

27/10/2017

McGurk

Community Services; Women's Interests

Funding support for regional childcare services

25/10/2017

McGowan

Premier

Cruise ship funding to deliver a boost to Broome's economy

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

4/10/2017

Logan

Corrective Services

Broome Regional Prison $2.7 million upgrade

3/10/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Record funding for smaller regional events

29/09/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Photo and video archive to document life of ‘Mr Kimberley’

24/09/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Progress urged on Ord Stage 2

14/09/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Additional funding for rural financial counselling

8/09/2017

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Transport

State Budget a boon for Broome boaties

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government Plan for the Kimberley underway

3/09/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Kimberley 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

31/08/2017

Kelly

Water

Water recycling helps to fund Kimberley Aboriginal education

29/08/2017

Kelly

Fisheries; Science

Citizen science to unlock the secrets of Broome’s threadfin salmon

23/08/2017

Cook

Health

Healthway support to tackle Aboriginal health issues

18/08/2017

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Liquor bans introduced in two more communities

11/08/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Research to boost northern beef production

4/08/2017

Ellery

Education and Training

Extra teaching support for regional students

3/08/2017

Roberts

Police

Minister on frontline with Broome police

2/08/2017

Roberts

Road Safety

Alliance action plan to save lives on Kimberley roads

28/07/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Lotterywest support for Kununurra Neighbourhood House

28/07/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Unleashing the potential of the Ord

26/07/2017

Templeman

Local Government

Tremendous opportunity awaits East Kimberley with council election

26/07/2017

Saffioti

Planning

State Government support for WA coastal planning projects

25/07/2017

McGurk

Women's Interests

Boost for projects supporting women

24/07/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Landmark Aboriginal campgrounds open in the Kimberley

20/07/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Minister congratulates Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation on legal victory

18/07/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Store a catalyst for change in remote Aboriginal community

12/07/2017

Johnston; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

New television series will film in the Kimberley and create local jobs

7/07/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Regional Development Commissions refocus on local jobs

3/07/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

NDIS rolls out in Perth Hills, South Metro, Kimberley and Pilbara

1/07/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

NDIS rolls out to the Kimberley and Pilbara

29/06/2017

Wyatt

Energy

Minister congratulates first remote community apprenticeship graduates

22/06/2017

Kelly

Water

West Kimberley communities to benefit from $50,000 in grants

16/06/2017

Cook

Health

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

2/06/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Broome roundtable to guide new approach to Aboriginal land

6/05/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Regional events receive funding boost

6/04/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Funding to create sustainable visitor centres in regional WA