Media Statements

For Region: Wheatbelt

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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