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Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

28/07/2016

Davies

Water

Rosehill Waters named Waterwise Development

28/07/2016

Francis

Corrective Services

New Goldfields prison replaces outdated facility

28/07/2016

Marmion

Innovation

Ideas summit to plan WA’s Innovation Strategy

28/07/2016

Nahan

Energy

New reforms to WA wholesale electricity market

27/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

New round of funding for regional grants

27/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

Regional grants for the Wheatbelt region

27/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

Regional grants for the South-West region

27/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

Regional grants for the Pilbara region

27/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

Regional grants for the Peel region

27/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

Regional grants for the Mid-West region

27/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

Regional grants for the Kimberley region

27/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

Regional grants for the Great Southern region

27/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

Regional grants for the Goldfields-Esperance region

27/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

Regional grants for the Gascoyne region

27/07/2016

Redman; Francis

Regional Development; Fisheries

Aquaculture forum outlines growth strategy

27/07/2016

Harvey

Deputy Premier; Training and Workforce Development; Women's Interests

Women’s careers supported by online pledge

27/07/2016

Simpson

Seniors and Volunteering

Dementia-friendly guidelines an Australian first

27/07/2016

Nalder

Transport

Shared path extended adjacent to Midland rail line

27/07/2016

Faragher

Disability Services

Changing Places network to expand across WA

27/07/2016

Davies

Forestry

Sandalwood contracts shortlist announced

27/07/2016

Barnett; Collier

Premier; Education

Welcoming centre for Great Southern families

27/07/2016

Simpson

Seniors and Volunteering

Cost of Living Rebate benefits WA seniors

26/07/2016

Davies; Redman

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

New home at Hay Park for two local teams

26/07/2016

Nalder; Redman

Agriculture and Food; Regional Development

Ord crops project on the pulse

26/07/2016

Davies

Forestry

Replanting for Waroona fire-affected forests

26/07/2016

Day; Redman

Health; Regional Development

Builder revealed for Katanning hospital project

26/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

New appointments for the Regional Development Trust

26/07/2016

Marmion

Innovation

Celebrating 10 years of great ideas in WA

26/07/2016

Davies

Sport and Recreation

Sport industry awards recognise best of the best

26/07/2016

Faragher

Disability Services

Ability Centre expansion to bolster support

26/07/2016

Nalder

Agriculture and Food

Research focus to drive northern development

26/07/2016

Mischin

Commerce

Promoting WA naval shipbuilding and maintenance

26/07/2016

Davies; Redman

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

Young athletes receive help to travel, compete

26/07/2016

Davies; Redman

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

New gear for hundreds of local sporting clubs

25/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

Goldfields-Esperance Community Chest funding

25/07/2016

Nahan

Energy

New power supplies for Mid-West communities

25/07/2016

Barnett

Premier; Science

Premier's Science Awards finalists announced

24/07/2016

Collier

Education

More help for students with learning difficulties

22/07/2016

Day; Redman

Health; Regional Development

Milestone reached for Katanning Health Service

22/07/2016

Day

Health

New WA vaccination push for a healthier future

22/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

Investment boost for Mid-West campgrounds

21/07/2016

Francis

Fisheries

Seal of approval for WA’s deep sea crab fishers

21/07/2016

Collier

Education

Play and shade rules for WA primary schools

21/07/2016

Marmion

Innovation

Local participation urged for WA Innovation Summit

21/07/2016

Nahan

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Grants drive growth in school language learning

21/07/2016

Harvey

Premier; Tourism

Swiss superstar Federer confirmed for Hopman Cup

21/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

Community Chest funding for Gascoyne region

21/07/2016

Simpson; Redman

Community Services; Regional Development

Childcare funding boost for regions

20/07/2016

Redman; Day

Regional Development; Health

Community care focus for new Newman hospital

20/07/2016

Faragher

Disability Services

Grant enhances business continuity for Activ

20/07/2016

Redman

Lands

Step Up to the affordable housing challenge

20/07/2016

Harvey

Premier; Training and Workforce Development

WA TAFE students win award for ANZAC app

19/07/2016

Harvey

Premier; Tourism

Rugby League World Cup to make Perth debut

18/07/2016

Day; Redman

Health; Regional Development

Patients to benefit from remote transport boost

18/07/2016

Simpson

Seniors and Volunteering

Nominate an outstanding WA senior today

15/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

Community Chest funding for Great Southern

15/07/2016

Redman; Harvey

Regional Development; Deputy Premier; Training and Workforce Development

Boost for student accommodation in Albany

15/07/2016

Redman; Francis

Regional Development; Fisheries

Aquaculture opportunities for WA’s south coast

15/07/2016

Jacob

Environment

Minister welcomes court decision on Roe 8

15/07/2016

Harvey

Deputy Premier; Police

Albany benefits from State CCTV Strategy fund

15/07/2016

Barnett

Premier; Tourism

Perth to host Australia’s biggest sporting event

15/07/2016

Day

Culture and the Arts

High-tech meets heritage in majestic display

14/07/2016

Marmion

State Development

Pilbara economic hub set to maintain growth

14/07/2016

Harvey; Francis

Deputy Premier; Training and Workforce Development; Fisheries

Aquaculture training and research examined

14/07/2016

Davies

Water

Groundwater Replenishment Scheme expansion

14/07/2016

Barnett; Marmion

Premier; Finance

New public sector offices for Joondalup

14/07/2016

Redman; Mitchell

Regional Development; Child Protection

Roadmap for regional services reform launched

14/07/2016

Simpson

Seniors and Volunteering

Cheers to volunteers: celebration grants open

13/07/2016

Simpson; Redman

Local Government; Regional Development

Investing in regional community development

13/07/2016

Simpson

Community Services

BikeRescue grant to help at-risk youth

13/07/2016

Barnett; Nalder

Premier; Transport

World-class busport transforms public transport

13/07/2016

Barnett

Premier

Anglicare WA benefits from Lotterywest grant

13/07/2016

Day

Culture and the Arts

Visionary WA team to make debut feature film

13/07/2016

Davies; Nalder; Redman

Water; Agriculture and Food; Regional Development

Gascoyne growing future part of the master plan

12/07/2016

Day

Culture and the Arts

3D Sydney experience at WA Museum - Geraldton

12/07/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

New support for children bereaved by suicide

12/07/2016

Simpson

Community Services

Lotterywest supports Cockburn community hub

12/07/2016

Barnett

Premier

Million-dollar coin puts State in spotlight

12/07/2016

Day

Health

Extra care for Mid-West cancer and renal patients

12/07/2016

Harvey

Deputy Premier; Police; Training and Workforce Development

Aboriginal Police Cadet Program launched

12/07/2016

Davies

Forestry

Local furniture designers showcase WA timbers

11/07/2016

Barnett; Jacob; Redman

Premier; Environment; Regional Development

Bunbury headquarters first for WA public sector

11/07/2016

Mitchell

Mental Health

$560,000 for suicide prevention training grants

11/07/2016

Nahan

Energy

Regional energy trial helps residents go it alone

11/07/2016

Day; Redman

Health; Regional Development

Virtual emergency department now in Broome

10/07/2016

Davies

Sport and Recreation

Exmouth celebrates community through sport

10/07/2016

Harvey

Deputy Premier; Road Safety

Landmark WA road safety campaign launched

9/07/2016

Barnett; Davies

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Premier farewells Western Australian Olympians

9/07/2016

Redman; Davies

Regional Development; Lands; Water

Defined pathway assists irrigated agriculture

9/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

Community Chest funding for the Kimberley

9/07/2016

Day

Health; Culture and the Arts

Happy art a healthy boost for hospital healing

9/07/2016

Jacob

Heritage

New life for Coogee Hotel and Post Office

8/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

Dampier celebrates new community hub

8/07/2016

Redman

Regional Development

Seniors supported to stay in the Wheatbelt

8/07/2016

Nahan

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

New initiative nurtures emerging African leaders

8/07/2016

L'Estrange

Mines and Petroleum

Top students awarded resources scholarships

8/07/2016

Jacob

Environment

New approach to Pilbara conservation

8/07/2016

Davies; Redman

Water; Regional Development

Watering WA to secure local water sources

7/07/2016

Day

Health

Health research big winner from Lotterywest

7/07/2016

Jacob

Environment

Rare turtle hatchlings caught on film