Media Statements

For Region: Wheatbelt

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

10/10/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants bridge digital divide in South-West

3/10/2018

McGowan

Premier

Shire of York’s Avon Park to be revitalised with $366,071 grant

3/10/2018

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government supporting next generation of Wheatbelt sports stars

3/10/2018

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government invests millions to upgrade Wheatbelt roads

4/09/2018

McGowan

Premier

Residential accommodation in Moora to remain open

9/08/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New agricultural education and research facility for Dalwallinu

2/08/2018

Cook

Health

Contemporary care at Kondinin and Corrigin health services

22/06/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Puppet show pulls on heartstrings across Western Australia

13/06/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

WA’s first demonstration SMART Farm opens at Muresk Institute

30/05/2018

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Funding for community and road safety initiatives in the Wheatbelt

16/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Funding ramped up for boating facilities

13/05/2018

Cook

Health

Wheatbelt palliative care nurse wins 2018 Nurse of the Year

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

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

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

4/05/2018

McGowan; Johnston

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

New Kwinana lithium refinery to create more WA jobs

2/05/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

New Northam Grains Research Facilities boost WA scientific capacity

2/05/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Optus Stadium serving up South-West produce and supporting local jobs

30/04/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Sustainable funding for Community Resource Centres

30/04/2018

Kelly

Water

East Midlands water investigation digs in to address water needs and climate change

24/04/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Work starts on new passing lanes for Indian Ocean Drive

24/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Work underway on two key Great Northern Highway upgrades

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

27/03/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Agriculture and Food

Agricultural Region Freight Strategy to boost freight efficiency

23/03/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Perth and Peel at 3.5million plans the future

22/03/2018

Papalia

Racing and Gaming; Small Business

Extended Easter Sunday trading for regional liquor stores

20/03/2018

Wyatt

Energy

Ground-breaking of Northam Solar Farm project

16/03/2018

McGurk; MacTiernan

Community Services; Regional Development

New approach in the Wheatbelt to secure childcare future

16/03/2018

Cook

Health

Redevelopments finished in Dalwallinu and Wongan Hills

7/03/2018

Wyatt

Energy

Emu Downs Solar Farm to power WA households

7/03/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Innovation fund to drive regional jobs

7/03/2018

Cook

Health

Wheatbelt Health Service redevelopments complete

23/02/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Local Government; Regional Development

Training for elected members builds country local government capacity

22/02/2018

Cook

Health

Wheatbelt patients benefit from infrastructure investment

16/02/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Rural women driving job-creating business ideas

13/02/2018

Kelly

Water

Important upgrades to secure Dalwallinu’s water supply

9/02/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Country athletes helped to travel and train

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

22/12/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

'David and Goliath' battle for Perth's cheapest fuel site for 2017

21/12/2017

Dawson

Environment

State Government preserves unique Helena-Aurora Range

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

Logan

Emergency Services

Bushfire mitigation funding available for high-risk priority local governments

24/11/2017

Dawson

Environment

Minister dismisses appeals on Helena-Aurora Range mining proposal

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

Ellery

Education and Training

New course to skill next generation of female agricultural leaders

11/11/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Fierce international hockey rivals clash in Narrogin

3/11/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Premium citrus growing Wheatbelt jobs

27/10/2017

McGurk

Community Services; Women's Interests

Funding support for regional childcare services

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

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

3/10/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Record funding for smaller regional events

28/09/2017

Roberts

Road Safety

New technology to provide direct line to expert panel

20/09/2017

Roberts; Saffioti

Police; Road Safety; Transport

$17.2 million for Toodyay Road safety improvements

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 Wheatbelt

1/09/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Wheatbelt appointment to drive growth in development opportunities

4/08/2017

Ellery

Education and Training

Extra teaching support for regional students

25/07/2017

McGurk

Women's Interests

Boost for projects supporting women

7/07/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Regional Development Commissions refocus on local jobs

15/06/2017

Kelly

Water

Dogs enlisted to sniff out water leaks in Australian-first

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

8/06/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Doppler radar installation to improve agricultural productivity

7/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Project savings allocated to Bindoon Bypass

1/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

AvonLink train service to be saved

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

6/04/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Funding to create sustainable visitor centres in regional WA

5/04/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Camp leader takes out Rural Women’s Award