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Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

4/08/2015

Redman

Regional Development

Boost for Kimberley training and employment

4/08/2015

Harvey

Training and Workforce Development

Awards showcase high achievers in training

4/08/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Historic Paddington a Goldfields success story

4/08/2015

Nalder

Transport

Improved reliability for Fremantle train line

4/08/2015

Morton

Disability Services

Justice for vulnerable West Australians

4/08/2015

Davies

Sport and Recreation

Perth Arena ranked number one in Australia

3/08/2015

Nalder

Transport

Green light for next stage of Kwinana Freeway widening

3/08/2015

Davies

Water

New pipeline linking Denmark's dams complete

31/07/2015

Davies

Regional Development

$20 million to support regional aged care

31/07/2015

Day; Davies

Tourism; Regional Development

Paddles keen and bright for Avon challenge

31/07/2015

Nahan

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Community grants to strengthen cohesion

30/07/2015

Baston

Agriculture and Food

WA takes the lead in national quinoa crop trials

30/07/2015

Barnett

Premier; Science

WA Chief Scientist's appointment extended

30/07/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Exciting new oil province opens in the Kimberley

29/07/2015

Simpson

Local Government

New era for Narrogin

29/07/2015

Baston; Davies

Agriculture and Food; Regional Development

West Kimberley bores confirm water potential

29/07/2015

Harvey; Davies

Training and Workforce Development; Regional Development

Boost for agricultural skills development

29/07/2015

Harvey

Training and Workforce Development

Partnership provides agricultural opportunities

29/07/2015

Barnett

Premier

Lotterywest supports new digs for Dogs’ Refuge

29/07/2015

Harvey

Training and Workforce Development

West Australians among national skills team

29/07/2015

Barnett

Premier; Science

Engineers show contribution during week

29/07/2015

Mischin

Commerce

German submarine delegation visits Perth

28/07/2015

Nahan

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Program to increase intercultural understanding

28/07/2015

Mischin

Commerce

WA's brightest minds blind us with science

28/07/2015

Barnett; Morton

Premier; Mental Health

New premises mark new phase for mental health ally

28/07/2015

Davies

Water; Regional Development

Survey lifts Pilbara water search to new level

27/07/2015

Harvey

Road Safety

$60,000 for grassroots road safety

27/07/2015

Day; Davies

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Perth to host international rugby in 2016 and 2017

27/07/2015

Day

Culture and the Arts

Visionary WA team to make debut feature film

27/07/2015

Davies

Water

New water main to cater for growth in Byford

26/07/2015

Nahan

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Grant for renovation of Polish Centre

26/07/2015

Morton

Mental Health

New support line for FIFO workers and families

24/07/2015

Davies

Water

Tank to improve water supply in the Wheatbelt

24/07/2015

Morton

Disability Services

Grant harnesses more for riders with disability

24/07/2015

Davies

Water

New water main for Alkimos and Eglinton

24/07/2015

Davies

Water

Jurien Bay wastewater upgrade caters for growth

23/07/2015

Morton

Disability Services

Grant boosts Therapy Focus services

23/07/2015

Baston; Davies

Agriculture and Food; Regional Development

More WA sheep meat destined for China

22/07/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Road map points to nation's future mineral wealth

22/07/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Browse FLNG project another step closer

22/07/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Perth hosts world-class carbon research centre

22/07/2015

Harvey

Training and Workforce Development

New Durack managing director appointed

22/07/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

$7.3m core library project backs national exploration

22/07/2015

Holt

Housing

Grant gives vital boost to crisis accommodation

22/07/2015

Baston

Agriculture and Food

Tasting the future of WA's citrus industry

22/07/2015

Marmion

Transport

Animation brings Perth Busport to life

22/07/2015

Morton; Day

Mental Health; Culture and the Arts

Mental Health Week to be launched with a laugh

22/07/2015

Harvey

Training and Workforce Development

Scholarship provides international experience

22/07/2015

Day

Planning

R-Code tweaks ensure density in right locations

22/07/2015

Mischin

Attorney General

New judge for the Supreme Court

21/07/2015

Davies

Water

Report on South-West's water future released

21/07/2015

Barnett; Davies

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Cockburn recreation hub construction kicks off

21/07/2015

Collier

Education

Major step for Western Australian curriculum

20/07/2015

Nalder

Transport

Safety boost for Toodyay Road at Noble Falls

20/07/2015

Nalder

Transport

Local Roads program bolstered by State contribution

20/07/2015

Barnett

Premier; Science

Locations for next beach enclosures announced

20/07/2015

Nalder

Transport

Public comment sought on taxi green paper

20/07/2015

Harvey

Police

Turning Point option for first time offenders

20/07/2015

Nalder

Transport

WA train passengers say we're the best

19/07/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Innovative fund lifts mine rehabilitation rate

17/07/2015

Davies

Water

Bunbury infill sewerage projects complete

16/07/2015

Barnett

Premier; Science

Science, tech, engineering, maths on WA agenda

16/07/2015

Simpson

Local Government

Funding for cat and dog shelters extended

16/07/2015

Jacob

Environment

More funding for feral cat control

16/07/2015

Davies

Water

Recycling project reaches major milestone

16/07/2015

Nalder

Transport

Perth to Exmouth air route opened up

16/07/2015

Nalder

Transport

Modern control tower for Port Hedland port

16/07/2015

Nalder; Redman

Transport; Regional Development

$24.15 million for Broome wharf upgrade

16/07/2015

Nalder

Transport

Regional air routes to be tendered

15/07/2015

Barnett; Redman

Premier; State Development; Regional Development

New Ord land release to increase irrigation size

15/07/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

WA ready to capitalise on global uranium rise

15/07/2015

Barnett

Premier

Lotterywest grant for Mills Park redevelopment

15/07/2015

Simpson

Youth

Young leaders to discuss global issues

15/07/2015

Davies

Sport and Recreation

Community sport projects get a helping hand

14/07/2015

Day; Redman

Tourism; Regional Development

South-West to host world's top chefs

14/07/2015

Jacob

Environment

New tourist facilities on Kimberley wilderness road

14/07/2015

Barnett; Holt

Premier; Housing

Housing bullseye: 20,000 affordable homes target met

14/07/2015

Marmion

Finance

Moves to maintain land tax exemption fairness

14/07/2015

Barnett

Premier; Science

Premier's Science Awards finalists announced

13/07/2015

Barnett

Premier; Science

Cosmic leaps as radio astronomy builds momentum

13/07/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Tenement data upgrade provides easy access

13/07/2015

Simpson

Community Services

Aboriginal early years' service opens in Derby

13/07/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Iron ore innovation key to WA industry future

12/07/2015

Simpson

Youth

Cadets share in $3.5 million investment

12/07/2015

Hames

Health

$1.3 million means studies not lost in translation

12/07/2015

Francis; Jacob

Emergency Services; Environment

WA firefighters deploy to Canadian wildfires

12/07/2015

Nalder

Transport

Government seeks wi-fi on public transport

12/07/2015

Mischin

Attorney General

Sunday sessions bring rapid justice to WA

11/07/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

New inspectors mark WA mine safety milestone

11/07/2015

Hames; Redman

Tourism; Regional Development

There's a chair in there and a film prize too

10/07/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Mentors link students to industry careers

10/07/2015

Day; Redman

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Simon Baker to film Tim Winton's Breath in WA

10/07/2015

Simpson

Youth

Young leaders debate the big issues

10/07/2015

Hames; Redman

Tourism; Regional Development

A-camping we will go and caravanning too

9/07/2015

Hames

Health

Taste of things to come as new meals dished up

9/07/2015

Francis

Emergency Services

Cold snap prompts warning to be home fire safe

9/07/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Explorers discover welcome red tape reductions

9/07/2015

Harvey; Redman

Training and Workforce Development; Regional Development

New Peel centre to support local job seekers

9/07/2015

Davies

Water

Improving farmlands water supply in the Wheatbelt

8/07/2015

Jacob

Environment

Dr Tom Hatton appointed as EPA chairman