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Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

8/02/2016

Jacob

Environment

Funding on offer for waste reduction projects

7/02/2016

Hames

Health

New view of Perth Children’s Hospital

6/02/2016

Hames

Health

Immunisation rates for WA children on the rise

5/02/2016

Davies

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

Millions to help improve regional pools

5/02/2016

Jacob

Heritage

New chairwoman appointed to Heritage Council

5/02/2016

Simpson; Day

Youth; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Reaching the summit: multicultural meeting of minds

5/02/2016

Davies

Sport and Recreation

ActiveSmart gets the Wheatbelt moving

5/02/2016

Collier

Education

New school honours Ellenbrook's farming past

5/02/2016

Collier

Education

More public schools to gain independent status

5/02/2016

Davies

Sport and Recreation

Annual grants strengthen sport

5/02/2016

Hames

Tourism

Life in the fast lane as top swimmers head west

4/02/2016

Harvey; Davies

Training and Workforce Development; Regional Development

New service supports Peel workforce growth

4/02/2016

Davies

Water; Regional Development

Community invited to Midlands briefing session

4/02/2016

Collier

Education

State-of-the-art primary school open in Baldivis

4/02/2016

Mischin

Attorney General

New judge for the District Court

3/02/2016

Hames

Health

Fiona Stanley Hospital celebrates first year

3/02/2016

Collier

Education

First public school in Alkimos opens

2/02/2016

Collier

Education

New primary school opens in Harrisdale

2/02/2016

Barnett; Mischin

Premier; Commerce

Government reinforces support to building industry

2/02/2016

Hames; Davies

Health; Regional Development

Improvement grants for aged care services

1/02/2016

Simpson; Hames

Community Services; Health

Funding to help men build healthier futures

1/02/2016

Collier

Education

School is in for 447,000 students across WA

1/02/2016

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Nominations called for community partnerships

31/01/2016

Harvey; Nalder

Road Safety; Transport

Police blitz on school zone speeders

29/01/2016

Barnett; Day

Premier; Planning

Elizabeth Quay is open for everyone to enjoy

29/01/2016

Nalder; Davies

Transport; Regional Development

New Mandurah traffic bridge contract awarded

29/01/2016

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Nation's biggest core library to drive discovery

29/01/2016

Jacob

Environment

Independent lawyers appointed for EPA review

29/01/2016

Davies

Water; Regional Development

Irrigation expansion for Southern Forests region

29/01/2016

Nalder

Transport

Safety boosted with opening of Vasse Bypass

29/01/2016

Collier

Education

Multimillion dollar maintenance for public schools

29/01/2016

Simpson; Davies

Community Services; Regional Development

Funding benefits regional child care

29/01/2016

Holt; Davies

Housing; Regional Development

Broome Aboriginal short-stay facility a step closer

28/01/2016

Jacob; Davies

Health; Regional Development

Katanning Health Service upgrade on the way

28/01/2016

Davies

Water

New tank in Barbalin to improve water supply

28/01/2016

Collier

Education

Road safety in curriculum at new traffic school

27/01/2016

Day

Planning

Three weeks of quay celebrations

27/01/2016

Simpson

Community Services

Grant to support vulnerable West Australians

27/01/2016

Barnett; Francis; Davies

Premier; Emergency Services; Regional Development

New South-West rescue chopper set for take-off

27/01/2016

Day; Davies

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Support to grow WA's Aboriginal art centres

27/01/2016

Mischin

Commerce

Cost of scams for WA victims halved in 2015

27/01/2016

Davies; Jacob

Sport and Recreation; Tourism

Rugby league’s biggest rivalry tackles Perth in 2016

26/01/2016

Barnett

Premier

Australia's newest citizens celebrate State-wide

26/01/2016

Jacob

Tourism

WA meets Hollywood in new tourism campaign

25/01/2016

Mischin

Commerce

End of fee caps for settlement agents and valuers

25/01/2016

Collier

Education

Back-to-school support for bushfire families

24/01/2016

Harvey

Police

New campaign highlights theft risk

22/01/2016

Barnett; Jacob

Premier; Environment

EPA to reassess Roe 8 project

22/01/2016

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Regional Development

New website reveals Hartog stories and legacies

22/01/2016

Holt; Redman

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

Athletes helped to travel to compete and train

22/01/2016

Morton; Redman

Tourism; Regional Development

$1.1 million to boost regional tourism facilities

22/01/2016

Simpson

Youth

Grants promote active West Australian youth

22/01/2016

Redman

Lands

Steps towards Rangelands reform under way

22/01/2016

Harvey

Road Safety

Stats show many 2015 road fatalities avoidable

22/01/2016

Redman

Lands

Government adopts unsolicited bids guideline

21/01/2016

Barnett

Premier

FRINGE WORLD Festival set to entertain WA

21/01/2016

Nalder

Transport

New road seal for the Peel-SW gateway

21/01/2016

Holt; Redman

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

Clubs to receive $500 for new equipment

21/01/2016

Mischin

Attorney General

Free legal assistance for WA bushfire victims

20/01/2016

Day

Culture and the Arts

New chairman for Perth Theatre Trust

20/01/2016

Barnett; Francis; Redman

Premier; Emergency Services; Regional Development

Respected country fire expert to lead review

20/01/2016

Morton

Disability Services

Justice centre independent analysis commissioned

20/01/2016

Nalder

Transport

Joint media statement - NorthLink WA contract awarded to John Holland

20/01/2016

Holt

Housing

New homes help attract key workers to Onslow

20/01/2016

Mischin

Attorney General

O, O, O, it's magic for Olivia and Oliver

19/01/2016

Nahan

Energy

Huge recovery to find new SW power solutions

19/01/2016

Harvey

Police

Major milestone for new Ballajura Police Station

19/01/2016

Redman; Day

Lands; Planning

Hospital redevelopment plans released

19/01/2016

Simpson

Youth

Grants for regional youth friendly communities

19/01/2016

Morton; Redman

Health; Regional Development

Hospital design a nod to architectural heritage

19/01/2016

Morton

Child Protection

Extension for input on out-of-home care reforms

18/01/2016

Harvey

Training and Workforce Development; Women's Interests

Scholarships provide expanded career options

18/01/2016

Morton; Redman

Health; Regional Development

New look Narrogin hospital to reflect landscape

15/01/2016

Harvey

Women's Interests

Grants to improve women's status

15/01/2016

Hames; Redman

Tourism; Regional Development

Business coaches to boost Aboriginal tourism

14/01/2016

Redman

Lands

Assistance during bushfire recovery

14/01/2016

Hames; Redman

Tourism; Regional Development

On board for ocean sport spectacle in Lancelin

14/01/2016

Mischin

Attorney General

Another Magistrate appointed

13/01/2016

Holt

Forestry

Tenders open for wild sandalwood contracts

13/01/2016

Nalder

Transport

Joint media statement - Smarter merging means less traffic congestion in Perth

13/01/2016

Mischin

Attorney General

Free ID documents for SW fire victims

13/01/2016

Hames; Redman

Health; Regional Development

Bold design for Katanning health facility

12/01/2016

Harvey

Road Safety

$104,000 in road safety grants awarded

12/01/2016

Nalder

Transport

Assistance for bushfire victims

12/01/2016

Hames; Redman

Health; Regional Development

Merredin hospital design offers fresh new look

12/01/2016

Baston; Redman

Agriculture and Food; Regional Development

New app for irrigators cuts costs

11/01/2016

Hames

Premier

Southbound fire fundraiser a success

11/01/2016

Nalder

Transport

Joint media statement - Work to start on upgrading one of Perth’s busiest intersections

10/01/2016

Harvey

Training and Workforce Development

New campaign to promote choices at TAFE

8/01/2016

Hames

Premier

Southbound plays on in support of fire victims

7/01/2016

Hames

Tourism

Home is where the heart is for WA travellers

6/01/2016

Morton

Disability Services

Minister gives assurances on community safety

6/01/2016

Collier

Aboriginal Affairs

EOI for advisers of Aboriginal heritage

6/01/2016

Harvey

Police; Road Safety

Police clampdown on Christmas motorists

6/01/2016

Hames; Redman

Health; Regional Development

Telehealth gives birth to new service for parents

6/01/2016

Baston

Fisheries

Marron season opens Friday

5/01/2016

Hames; Redman

Health; Regional Development

Designs on Cunderdin as architect appointed

4/01/2016

Morton

Disability Services

Minister to meet community on safety concerns

4/01/2016

Morton

Disability Services

Second Disability Justice Centre resident returns

3/01/2016

Jacob

Environment

Mammals thriving in the prince of parks