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Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

4/12/2016

Marmion

Transport

WA's first bike boulevard complete

4/12/2016

Jacob

Environment

Cash back for volunteers to separate waste

3/12/2016

Day; Redman

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Australia's favourite dog returns to the screen

3/12/2016

Redman

Regional Development

Waterfront skate park a winner for Esperance

2/12/2016

Marmion

Transport; Innovation

Heavy Vehicle Hackathon for transport industry

2/12/2016

Faragher

Disability Services

Joint media statement - Governments agree the way forward for NDIS in WA

2/12/2016

Mischin

Attorney General

New magistrate appointed

2/12/2016

Grylls

Housing

New lease of life for Hedland key worker housing

2/12/2016

Barnett; Grylls

Premier; Housing

40-bed Kalamunda facility to help young women

2/12/2016

Lewis

Agriculture and Food

Keep WA free of 'unwanted gifts' this holiday season

2/12/2016

Grylls

Housing

Seniors and government workers to call Osprey home

2/12/2016

Barnett

Premier; Tourism

IRONMAN event to attract thousands to Busselton

2/12/2016

Mischin

Commerce

Steel sector set for new industry grants

2/12/2016

Harvey

Deputy Premier; Training and Workforce Development

Students benefit from TAFE concession fee cut

1/12/2016

Marmion

Transport

Airport funding to benefit regions

1/12/2016

Collier

Education

Multimillion-dollar expansion of Margaret River SHS

1/12/2016

Marmion

Transport

Funding scheme to benefit recreational boaters

1/12/2016

Faragher

Planning

New appointments for the MRA

1/12/2016

Redman; Mitchell

Regional Development; Child Protection

Targets set to boost Aboriginal employment

1/12/2016

Davies

Water

Landmark lease signed in Broome

1/12/2016

L'Estrange; Francis

Finance; Fisheries

90-day project targets aquaculture

1/12/2016

Faragher

Planning

Decision made on Middleton Beach

1/12/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

New Broome mental health facility on its way

1/12/2016

Harvey

Deputy Premier; Road Safety

New road safety alliance for the Wheatbelt

1/12/2016

Grylls

Housing

Award-winning South Hedland renewal project concludes

1/12/2016

Day

Culture and the Arts

New Screenwest home, structure to drive jobs

1/12/2016

Barnett; Harvey

Premier; Deputy Premier; Police

New $19m Cockburn police station opens

1/12/2016

Nahan

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

More support for community language schools

1/12/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Public comment sought on child protection laws

1/12/2016

Jacob

Environment

Light industries improve to help protect Perth’s rivers

1/12/2016

Mischin; Redman

Commerce; Regional Development

Greater mobile phone coverage for regional WA

30/11/2016

Harvey; Redman

Deputy Premier; Training and Workforce Development; Regional Development

New electrical centre delivers training in Pilbara

30/11/2016

L'Estrange

Mines and Petroleum

Government co-funds more exploration drilling

30/11/2016

Faragher

Planning

Little Dove on show at Elizabeth Quay

30/11/2016

Davies; Redman

Water; Regional Development

Albany water search finds options for growth

30/11/2016

Jacob

Environment

New facility to help recover recyclables from rubbish

30/11/2016

Collier

Education

WA principals to get schooled at Harvard

30/11/2016

Barnett; Nahan; Grylls

Premier; Treasurer; Energy

Jobs boost from part sale of Western Power

30/11/2016

Redman

Regional Development

New bridge set to help Bunbury shine bright

30/11/2016

Harvey

Deputy Premier; Road Safety

Support for community road safety

30/11/2016

Redman

Lands

Innovative new housing model for gen Y buyers

30/11/2016

Day

Health

WA leads the way in preterm birth prevention

30/11/2016

Day

Health; Culture and the Arts

Healthway helps make arts a wellbeing winner

30/11/2016

Marmion

Transport

Road Train Assembly Area to benefit industry

30/11/2016

Grylls; Redman

Housing; Regional Development

New Manjimup seniors accommodation a step closer

30/11/2016

Faragher

Disability Services

First privately funded WA Changing Place opens

29/11/2016

Davies

Sport and Recreation

New Albany home for cricket and soccer

29/11/2016

Harvey; Francis

Deputy Premier; Police; Emergency Services

Fire bugs put on notice ahead of summer

29/11/2016

Davies; Redman

Water; Regional Development

Estuaries partnerships signed

29/11/2016

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Tourism; Regional Development

Funding for WA’s biggest regional literary event

29/11/2016

Marmion

Transport

Trailer bays to double at Woodman Point

29/11/2016

Redman

Regional Development

A new space for start-ups in Karratha

29/11/2016

Marmion

Transport

New bus services to benefit Goldfields residents

29/11/2016

Jacob

Environment

Upgrade for northern suburbs heritage trail

28/11/2016

Faragher

Disability Services

Disability Awareness Week focus on employment

28/11/2016

Mitchell; Redman

Mental Health; Regional Development

Next step for Bunbury mental health facility

28/11/2016

Day

Health

Doctor detectives solve more medical mysteries

28/11/2016

Barnett; Collier

Premier; Education

Inspirational WA schools and staff honoured

28/11/2016

Mitchell; Day

Mental Health; Culture and the Arts

Laughter lifts support for WA mental health

28/11/2016

Day; Redman

Health; Regional Development

Artworks to honour Manjimup’s rich history

28/11/2016

Marmion; Harvey

Transport; Deputy Premier; Road Safety

Safety improvements for South Coast Highway

28/11/2016

Harvey

Deputy Premier; Police

Landmark workers comp scheme for WA Police

28/11/2016

Nahan

Energy

Renewable energy power solution for Kalbarri

28/11/2016

Lewis; Redman

Agriculture and Food; Regional Development

Report shows investment key to agrifood sector

27/11/2016

Harvey

Deputy Premier; Training and Workforce Development

Training scholarships to boost nbn jobs

27/11/2016

Miles

Seniors and Volunteering

WA seniors urged to cash-in on discounts

27/11/2016

Mitchell; Day

Mental Health; Health

More nurses to back up expanded meth campaign

27/11/2016

Barnett; Jacob; L'Estrange

Premier; Heritage; Finance

Sunset Heritage Precinct opens to public

27/11/2016

Jacob

Environment

River oxygenation helps fish thrive

26/11/2016

Francis; Marmion

Fisheries; Innovation

Trial of new shark detection technology

26/11/2016

Marmion

Transport

High satisfaction rate with Transwa

26/11/2016

Miles

Youth

Young people shine at WA Youth Awards

25/11/2016

Marmion

Transport

Narrogin Link Road to improve safety

25/11/2016

Mitchell

Child Protection

Commemorating victims of domestic homicide

25/11/2016

L'Estrange

Mines and Petroleum

Mining emergency response comes to the city

25/11/2016

Davies

Water

Make water supplies part of your bushfire plan

25/11/2016

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Science; Regional Development

Scholarships to foster agrifood innovation

25/11/2016

Redman; Davies

Regional Development; Water

Estuaries funding flows for on-ground works

25/11/2016

Faragher

Planning

Development plan fuels Ascot Kilns future

25/11/2016

Day

Health

Oral health plan aims to fill gaps in dental care

25/11/2016

Day; Mischin

Health; Commerce

Asbestos danger warning for WA renovators

25/11/2016

Barnett; Day

Premier; Tourism; Culture and the Arts

Arcadia spectacular lights up Elizabeth Quay

24/11/2016

Mischin; Harvey

Attorney General; Deputy Premier; Police

$6 million ex gratia payment to Ryan Marron

24/11/2016

Davies; Nahan

Sport and Recreation; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Sports carnival brings youth together

24/11/2016

Day

Health

Midland hospital marks a year of achievement

24/11/2016

Nahan

Energy

Two new board members for Horizon Power

24/11/2016

Day

Health

New Mid-West centres bring care closer to home

24/11/2016

Jacob

Environment

Perth Zoo numbats ready for wild release

24/11/2016

Barnett; Faragher

Premier; Tourism; Planning

Construction on track at Yagan Square

24/11/2016

Day

Culture and the Arts

Study highlights strong WA support for the arts

24/11/2016

Barnett; L'Estrange

Premier; Tourism; Finance

Red tape cuts in line for nature-based tourism

24/11/2016

Lewis; Redman

Agriculture and Food; Regional Development

Potato industry transition package available

23/11/2016

Miles

Community Services

Supporting WA’s parents: new centre for excellence

23/11/2016

Barnett

Premier

Major achievements delivered by 39th Parliament

23/11/2016

Marmion; Redman

Transport; Regional Development

New Mandurah traffic bridge progressing

23/11/2016

Jacob

Environment

New marine park at Horizontal Falls

23/11/2016

Barnett

Premier

Government committed to recovery of Yarloop

23/11/2016

Mischin

Attorney General

New DG for Attorney General’s department

23/11/2016

L'Estrange; Mischin

Small Business; Commerce

New laws promote prompt payment to subcontractors

22/11/2016

Day

Culture and the Arts

Art gallery reveals major new international works
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