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Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

4/09/2015

Collier

Education

New WA public primary schools revealed

4/09/2015

Simpson

Seniors and Volunteering

Volunteer recognition program expanded

4/09/2015

Morton

Child Protection

A photo exhibition through children's eyes

3/09/2015

Simpson

Community Services

On the way to a dementia friendly WA

3/09/2015

Morton

Disability Services

Smart home has many ideas for independent living

3/09/2015

Davies

Sport and Recreation

Scholarships empower women in sport

3/09/2015

Day

Tourism

All aboard as cruise ships unload $275 million

3/09/2015

Baston

Agriculture and Food

New WA-bred lupin on the way for the Wheatbelt

2/09/2015

Redman

Regional Development

Ord agreement to benefit traditional owners

2/09/2015

Harvey

Training and Workforce Development

New facilities to improve training in Bunbury

2/09/2015

Baston; Davies

Agriculture and Food; Regional Development

Report a pest in WA's first Biosecurity Blitz program

2/09/2015

Morton

Child Protection

New project to tackle homelessness in city

2/09/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Forum focus squarely on safety in WA mines

2/09/2015

Barnett

Premier

$200,000 to support Kimberley Girl program

2/09/2015

Davies

Sport and Recreation

More gold for national hockey program

2/09/2015

Hames; Davies

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Socceroos kick off FIFA World Cup qualifier in Perth

2/09/2015

Nalder; Davies

Transport; Regional Development

Feedback wanted on Mid-West coastal route

2/09/2015

Barnett; Marmion; Baston

Premier; State Development; Mines and Petroleum; Agriculture and Food

Western Australia builds on Africa ties

2/09/2015

Nalder

Transport

Safer Roads Program announced

1/09/2015

Nahan

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

New era for community language learning

1/09/2015

Jacob; Davies

Environment; Sport and Recreation

Celebrate Father's Day in national parks

30/08/2015

Nalder; Baston

Transport; Agriculture and Food

The smartest ride to the Royal Show

30/08/2015

Davies

Sport and Recreation

Inclusive funding makes sport possible

30/08/2015

Davies

Sport and Recreation

An opportunity to shine through sport

28/08/2015

Baston

Fisheries

WA pearls seek world-first sustainability tick

28/08/2015

Hames; Redman

Health; Regional Development

Goldfields celebrates hospital redevelopment

28/08/2015

Nalder; Redman

Transport; Regional Development

Albany showcases amazing cycling options

28/08/2015

Barnett

Premier

Disaster assistance for flood-affected Western Australian communities

27/08/2015

Day

Culture and the Arts

Hairy Maclary and $5 tickets = AWESOME

27/08/2015

Simpson

Youth

Awards to celebrate outstanding young people

27/08/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Environment wins in chase for Golden Gecko

27/08/2015

Hames; Redman

Tourism; Regional Development

Beautiful balloons up and away in championships

27/08/2015

Hames; Redman

Tourism; Regional Development

A pearler of a festival in Broome

27/08/2015

Day

Planning

CBD apartment building to reach new heights

27/08/2015

Simpson

Local Government

Time running out to enrol to vote

26/08/2015

Collier

Education

First phase of Willetton High upgrade unveiled

26/08/2015

Baston; Redman

Agriculture and Food; Regional Development

Food hubs to help regional businesses flourish

26/08/2015

Baston; Redman

Agriculture and Food; Regional Development

Export boost with new agricultural science fund

26/08/2015

Davies

Water

Improving wastewater pipes in Victoria Park

26/08/2015

Nalder

Transport

New, safer bridge for Collie River near Burekup

26/08/2015

Hames

Health

Eyes on the ball for outback vision

26/08/2015

Nalder

Transport

Perth Busport tenancies available

26/08/2015

Mischin

Commerce

Top entrants revealed in WA business awards

26/08/2015

Jacob

Environment

New program to reduce dumping at charity bins

26/08/2015

Day; Marmion

Planning; Finance

Reducing red tape for homeowners

25/08/2015

Davies; Redman

Water; Regional Development

Wellington Dam EOI released

25/08/2015

Harvey

Training and Workforce Development

New plan to address Peel workforce challenges

25/08/2015

Collier

Education

Library starts a new chapter for Nollamara

25/08/2015

Hames

Health

Kids choo choose Midland hospital playground

25/08/2015

Baston

Fisheries

Artificial reef on the way for Mandurah anglers

25/08/2015

Simpson

Youth

Programs to grow healthy young people

25/08/2015

Collier

Education

Community to get say on Kalgoorlie schools

25/08/2015

Redman

Regional Development

Mid-West blueprint to support economic growth

24/08/2015

Barnett; Redman

Premier; State Development; Regional Development

New airport brings opportunity to Onslow

24/08/2015

Jacob

Environment

WA has less litter but still long way to go

24/08/2015

Baston

Agriculture and Food

Frontline biosecurity defence vital to the State

24/08/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Study identifies hazard profile in WA mining industry

22/08/2015

Francis; Jacob

Emergency Services; Environment

WA firefighters off to battle US bushfires

21/08/2015

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Science; Regional Development

Study programs to support agricultural science

21/08/2015

Holt

Racing and Gaming

WA liquor laws review committee recognised

21/08/2015

Mischin; Marmion

Attorney General; Finance

SAT rebuild marks Cathedral Square milestone

21/08/2015

Redman; Davies

Lands; Water

Land tenure boost for irrigated agriculture

21/08/2015

Barnett

Premier; Science

Premier congratulates Science Award winners

20/08/2015

Francis

Emergency Services

Go-ahead for new fire station in Perth's west

20/08/2015

Jacob

Environment

Funding for councils to improve river health

20/08/2015

Mischin

Attorney General

New judge for the Supreme Court

20/08/2015

Mischin

Commerce

Nobody does it better than new bond system

19/08/2015

Nahan

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Paper explores evolving nature of citizenship

19/08/2015

Simpson

Seniors and Volunteering

Grant enables recognition of seniors

19/08/2015

Davies

Water

Nominations open for WA Water Awards

19/08/2015

Simpson

Seniors and Volunteering

Volunteering goes viral in North-West

19/08/2015

Hames; Jacob; Redman

Tourism; Environment; Regional Development

Walk on the wild side with ecoadventure options

19/08/2015

Nalder

Transport

Safety upgrade for Gibb River Road

19/08/2015

Baston; Redman

Agriculture and Food; Regional Development

Paving the way for WA Asian Market Success

19/08/2015

Mischin

Commerce

Scammers' cheap tricks cost businesses dearly

19/08/2015

Holt

Racing and Gaming

Liquor reforms will cut industry red tape

19/08/2015

Holt

Racing and Gaming

Secondary supply law goes before Parliament

18/08/2015

Nahan

Treasurer

Strong interest in Market City sale

18/08/2015

Davies

Sport and Recreation

Sport to engage at risk youth

18/08/2015

Davies; Redman

Water; Regional Development

Water investigations under way in Gascoyne

18/08/2015

Morton

Disability Services

NDIS My Way trial reaches 12-month milestone

18/08/2015

Hames; Redman

Health; Regional Development

A country milestone as health projects complete

17/08/2015

Davies; Redman

Water; Regional Development

Mowanjum irrigation no longer a pipedream

17/08/2015

Hames; Redman

Tourism; Regional Development

Support for Aboriginal tourism sector in WA

17/08/2015

Simpson

Youth

Young ambassador to lead youth week

17/08/2015

Holt; Redman

Housing; Regional Development

Calling all eligible transitional housing tenants

17/08/2015

Day

Culture and the Arts

Feature film Bad Girl gears up for WA shoot

16/08/2015

Barnett; Davies

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Perth Stadium to welcome fans in 2018

15/08/2015

Nalder

Transport

Joint media statement - First stage of Kwinana Freeway upgrade open

15/08/2015

Nalder

Transport

Black Spot program delivers safer roads

14/08/2015

Jacob

Environment

Guilderton awarded Australia’s cleanest beach

14/08/2015

Davies

Water

Wyalkatchem completes water harvesting upgrade to boost community water supply

14/08/2015

Hames

Tourism

Seal of approval but more in store for Rottnest

14/08/2015

Collier

Education

Senior expansion at Baldivis Secondary College

14/08/2015

Hames

Health

Interim board chair nominations now open

14/08/2015

Mischin; Redman

Commerce; Regional Development

Expanded mobile coverage for Wheatbelt towns

14/08/2015

Jacob

Environment

Kalbarri National Park 10-year plan released

14/08/2015

Barnett

Premier; Science

Ignite your curiosity at Perth Science Festival

14/08/2015

Hames

Health

Nominate now for excellence awards

14/08/2015

Baston

Agriculture and Food

Funding secured to support wild dog control