Media Statements

For Region: Pilbara

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

18/04/2019

Templeman

Local Government

Nominate an outstanding local government for achievement awards

12/04/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following Tropical Cyclone Veronica

12/04/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

State Budget to support Murujuga Living Knowledge Centre and Tourism Precinct

12/04/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Woodside LNG truck loading facility to service the State’s north

9/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED Grants driving diversification in the Pilbara

2/04/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan; Johnston

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development; Mines and Petroleum

FMG's $3.7 billion Iron Bridge project to create thousands of jobs

22/03/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Fairer deal secured for mobile black spot funding

20/03/2019

Wyatt

Lands

McGowan Government to finalise closure of Wittenoom

19/03/2019

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

First tour for 20 years: State Art Gallery works go on the road

14/03/2019

Johnston

Energy

Onslow microgrid project Stage Two underway

12/03/2019

Dawson

Environment

Murujuga World Heritage nomination in the spotlight

11/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Liberals and Nationals forget the regions in recent WA visit by PM

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

5/03/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Domestic gas to deliver jobs, investment and business opportunities for Western Australia

27/02/2019

Roberts

Police

Groundbreaking PCYC program providing a safe space in Roebourne

26/02/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Federal Labor's Australian shipping policy welcomed

19/02/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

First steps towards direct maritime freight to the Pilbara

15/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Port Hedland's Roy Hill bridge over rail opens

15/02/2019

Dawson

Environment

New strategy to protect Pilbara rock art

1/02/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Final stage underway for key port project

29/01/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Animal welfare response on Pilbara property

29/01/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Contract awarded for Port Hedland Berth 3 works

26/01/2019

Roberts

Police

Top Australia Day Honours for WA Police officers

23/01/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Traineeship call for regional areas

15/01/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Restoration of historic Roebourne landmark complete

5/12/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Welcome addition to Karratha’s new arts precinct

1/12/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Handover complete for the Port of Ashburton

30/11/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Horticulture trials to examine unique crop for Newman

30/11/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

New exploration projects on the rise

29/11/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier welcomes $3.5 billion job-creating Pilbara mine investment

24/11/2018

Cook; MacTiernan

Health; Regional Development

Construction complete on Onslow Health Service redevelopment

16/11/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Another lithium mine powers up in the Pilbara

8/11/2018

Dawson

Environment

Community forum on Murujuga Rock Art Strategy

31/10/2018

Dawson

Environment

Take care in WA’s national parks

26/10/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants to generate growth potential of northern beef industry

24/10/2018

Cook

Health

Roebourne renal facility brings care closer to home

24/10/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Premier officially opens new Karratha Health Campus

15/10/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

McGowan Government securing the future of Port Hedland

12/10/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

WEB weaves better start for businesses in Port Hedland

3/10/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Pilbara consultation to tackle homelessness

3/10/2018

Logan

Mines and Petroleum

Joint media statement - Australia’s longest seismic line completed in Western Australia

1/10/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier welcomes $1.55 billion job-creating investment in the Pilbara

21/09/2018

Templeman; Saffioti

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Series of capsule exhibitions to tour regional WA

13/09/2018

Wyatt

Energy

McGowan Government drives jobs and training in the energy sector

8/09/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

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

5/09/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

New lithium mine powers up in the Pilbara

4/09/2018

Cook; MacTiernan

Health; Regional Development

Karratha Health Campus set to open

4/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Reference group formed to help protect Burrup rock art

27/08/2018

Kelly

Water

Water assets in Town of Port Hedland splashed with colour

27/08/2018

McGowan; Dawson; Wyatt

Premier; Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government progresses Burrup World Heritage listing

27/08/2018

McGowan; Wyatt; Ellery

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Energy; Education and Training

Training and jobs boost for Pilbara energy workers

26/08/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Roy Hill Bridge works underway with strong focus on local content

15/08/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

Pilbara-based heavy diesel training now available locally

9/08/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

WA's newest Changing Place makes Hedland more inclusive

27/06/2018

Tinley

Housing

Affordable Housing Action Plan unveiled as transitional housing expands to the Pilbara

21/06/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Lands; Agriculture and Food; Aboriginal Affairs

Agreement supports Pilbara station to diversify

18/06/2018

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Seismic survey to uncover the Canning Basin’s deep geology

15/06/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Start of LNG production from Wheatstone Train 2 delivers long-term jobs

15/06/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

BHP’s multibillion dollar investment in WA to create thousands of jobs

1/06/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

Minister opens new $1.2m SES purpose-built facility in Newman

1/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Planning

Woodside’s jobs portal to secure work for Karratha locals

29/05/2018

Cook

Health

First look inside the new Karratha Health Campus

28/05/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Boost for WA jobs with new Pilbara FMG mine on track

18/05/2018

Dawson

Environment

Rock wallabies bounce back in Kalbarri after translocation

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

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

10/05/2018

Dawson

Environment

Pilbara Environmental Offsets Fund to improve conservation

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

26/04/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Pilbara gas processing welcomed

26/04/2018

Kelly

Water

Newman community benefits from water supply scheme upgrades

21/04/2018

McGowan

Premier

Equipment and uniform funding help Pilbara sport clubs kick goals

14/04/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Major Gorgon subsea expansion to deliver a boost to WA jobs

13/04/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Turning the TAP on irrigated ag in the Pilbara

7/04/2018

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

First Pilbara Camping with Custodians campground opens

5/04/2018

Saffioti; Wyatt

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Next steps in motion for landmark Kariyarra agreement

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

16/03/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

Pilbara gets a break as respite house opens

7/03/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Innovation fund to drive regional jobs

23/02/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Local Government; Regional Development

Training for elected members builds country local government capacity

16/02/2018

MacTiernan; Templeman

Regional Development; Culture and the Arts

Desert stories unveiled at new exhibition

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

2/02/2018

Wyatt

Energy

Minister announces regulatory coverage of Pilbara electricity network

31/01/2018

Tinley

Housing

Builder’s panel to grow regional Aboriginal workforce

30/01/2018

Ellery; MacTiernan

Education and Training; Regional Development

Pilbara students’ education in focus with new initiatives

16/01/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Local Government; Regional Development

Funding to build stronger regional communities

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

Logan

Emergency Services

Bushfire mitigation funding available for high-risk priority local governments

27/11/2017

Wyatt

Energy

Hedland station powering the Pilbara

24/11/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Government and industry join forces in the Pilbara

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

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Northern Western Australian opportunities on show