Media Statements

For Region: Kimberley

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

18/04/2019

Templeman

Local Government

Nominate an outstanding local government for achievement awards

18/04/2019

Johnston

Energy

A fairer way to pay for power in Aboriginal communities

5/04/2019

Dawson

Environment

10-year plan for the proposed Niiwalarra Islands National Park and Lesueur Island Nature Reserve

3/04/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

WA regions become the backdrop once again

1/04/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New northern cattle partnership welcomed

28/03/2019

McGurk

Child Protection

Awards honour outstanding young Western Australians

26/03/2019

Tinley; McGurk; MacTiernan

Housing; Community Services; Regional Development

WA’s third Aboriginal short-stay facility formally opens in Broome

26/03/2019

Dawson

Environment

Draft joint management plan released for Guniyan Binba Conservation Park

22/03/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Fairer deal secured for mobile black spot funding

22/03/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Broome Jobs and Skills Centre to assist youth at risk

22/03/2019

Tinley; Kelly

Housing; Water

Remote Aboriginal communities get water service upgrade

15/03/2019

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly; Wyatt

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

Meeting to progress plan for the Fitzroy

11/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Response to regional airfares inquiry continues to progress

6/03/2019

Tinley

Housing

State seeks partners for North-West Aboriginal Housing Fund

21/02/2019

Cook

Health

Brand new health clinic now open in remote Kimberley community

18/02/2019

Dawson

Environment

Draft plan released for jointly managed west Kimberley reserves

23/01/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Traineeship call for regional areas

7/12/2018

Kelly

Water

Three new aquatic centres dive into waterwise program

6/12/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan; Papalia

Transport; Regional Development; Tourism

Broome Port dredging to begin mid-2019

30/11/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

New exploration projects on the rise

20/11/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Digital connectivity boost for the Ord

20/11/2018

Ellery; MacTiernan

Education and Training; Regional Development

Additional Kimberley schools join initiative to encourage attendance

9/11/2018

Wyatt

Energy; Aboriginal Affairs

Lower electricity bills for Aboriginal communities installing solar

30/10/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

A win-win resolution for long-running Derby fishing conflict

26/10/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants to generate growth potential of northern beef industry

21/09/2018

Templeman; Saffioti

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Series of capsule exhibitions to tour regional WA

17/09/2018

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Kimberley Land Council celebrates 40 years of advocacy

13/09/2018

Papalia

Tourism

Broome hosts 2018 national cruise conference

5/09/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Circus creates a moving feast

26/08/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Young Aboriginal women empowered with skills development program

25/08/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

State Government seeking operator to reopen Ellendale mine

22/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Direct Perth to Derby flights closer to reinstatement

21/08/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Help us plan for alcohol and other drug services in the Kimberley

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