Media Statements

For Region: Mid West

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

12/10/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Fisheries

Green light for jobs with Huon Aquaculture to set up WA operations

1/10/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Mid-West and Gascoyne consultation to tackle homelessness

10/09/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

New $180,000 base for Three Springs Bush Fire Brigade

8/09/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

New providers to continue valued services at camp schools and Landsdale Farm

15/08/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Recfishers can now cast a line at Exmouth’s new artificial reef

8/08/2018

McGowan

Premier

New era to begin for secondary students in Geraldton

7/08/2018

McGowan

Premier

Science lab boost for Geraldton students

30/05/2018

Cook

Health

Mid-West cancer hostel officially opened

30/05/2018

Cook

Health; Mental Health

New CT scanner for Geraldton as planning begins for major hospital expansion

18/05/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

From Another View - A reimagining of John Forrest’s 1874 exploration of WA

10/05/2018

Cook

Health; Mental Health

State Budget delivers expanded services at Geraldton Hospital

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Mid-West

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

12/04/2018

Templeman

Heritage

Conference explores Western Australia’s sacred heritage

10/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Regional airports receive funding boost for upgrades

10/04/2018

Wyatt

Energy

New renewables projects in WA given ‘green light’

28/03/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

This Easter have fun fishing from some of the world’s best beaches

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

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Families at the heart of Harmony Week in Three Springs

7/03/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Innovation fund to drive regional jobs

6/03/2018

Templeman

Heritage

‘Perfect murder’ crime scene State heritage listed

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

8/02/2018

Wyatt

Energy

Contract awarded for Kalbarri’s renewable microgrid

2/02/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

More than $1.4 million allocated to reducing bushfire risk

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

26/01/2018

Papalia

Tourism

Luxury cruise liner makes maiden voyage to WA

16/01/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Local Government; Regional Development

Funding to build stronger regional communities

10/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Future of Geraldton Port to be mapped out

21/12/2017

Dawson

Environment

Approval for Mid-West iron ore project

20/12/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

State Library partnership with Minderoo Foundation

20/12/2017

Kelly; Templeman

Fisheries; Local Government

McGowan Government helps regional councils improve beach safety

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

Dawson

Environment

Minister dismisses appeals on Blue Hills Mungada East mining proposal

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

27/10/2017

McGurk

Community Services; Women's Interests

Funding support for regional childcare services

26/10/2017

Ellery; MacTiernan

Education and Training; Regional Development

TAFE upgrade in Geraldton benefits students and wider community

26/10/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Wild dog fence funding boost for Murchison

25/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Roundabout planned for busy North West Coastal Highway junction

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

6/10/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

McGowan Labor Government progresses plans for Abrolhos Islands

3/10/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Record funding for smaller regional events

28/09/2017

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Tackling domestic violence in Geraldton

21/09/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

McGowan Government approves retail trading trial

15/09/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Fisheries

Jobs boost for the Mid-West as Abrolhos aquaculture zone opens

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 invests in the Mid-West

3/09/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Murchison National Child Protection Week events highlight our role in keeping children safe

2/09/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

New multi-sport facility to boost grassroots sport in Kalbarri

24/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Geraldton runway renewal ready for take off

23/08/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Minister urges drivers to slow down on Indian Ocean Drive

3/08/2017

McGowan; Dawson; Kelly

Premier; Environment; Fisheries

Mid-West aquaculture zone gets green light

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

5/07/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Loan to enhance co-operative's export quality

5/07/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding to drive innovation in the Mid-West

30/06/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Mid-West welcomes new development commission board chair

22/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Port fees to assist with Budget repair task

16/06/2017

Cook

Health

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

15/06/2017

MacTiernan; Cook

Regional Development; Health

Funding extension for regional GP incentives

12/05/2017

Dawson

Environment

Rock wallabies released into Kalbarri National Park

6/05/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Regional events receive funding boost

27/04/2017

Kelly

Water

94 new fire hydrants to be installed across Geraldton

6/04/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Funding to create sustainable visitor centres in regional WA