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Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

1/07/2015

Francis

Small Business

New small business service starts today

1/07/2015

Barnett

Premier; State Development

Premier welcomes Woodside's Browse decision

1/07/2015

Barnett; Mischin

Premier; Attorney General

Minor misconduct provisions to PSC from today

1/07/2015

Jacob

Environment

EPA chairman stepping down

1/07/2015

Jacob

Environment; Heritage

New era for single conservation agency

1/07/2015

Collier

Education

New creative edge at West Leederville school

1/07/2015

Barnett

Premier

MercyCare’s new central office officially opens

1/07/2015

Redman

Regional Development

South-West blueprint sets strategy for growth

1/07/2015

Baston

Agriculture and Food

Confidence vote for industry-led biosecurity

1/07/2015

Holt

Housing

Defence joins fight for more affordable housing

1/07/2015

Redman

Lands

Western Australia's pastoral leases renewed

1/07/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Gas regulations support community confidence

1/07/2015

Morton

Mental Health

Agency to tackle drug issues and mental health

1/07/2015

Davies

Water

Water grants build resilience in regional WA

1/07/2015

Davies

Water

Incentives to boost farm water supplies

1/07/2015

Harvey

Road Safety

New era for road safety body

1/07/2015

Simpson

Seniors and Volunteering

Free Transperth travel for seniors extended

30/06/2015

Barnett

Premier

Vehicle supports caring for country programs

30/06/2015

Davies

Forestry

Feedback sought on future of sandalwood

30/06/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

$1.6m research project backs gold sector jobs

30/06/2015

Redman

Regional Development

New sports complex part of $9.7m revitalisation

30/06/2015

Collier; Redman

Education; Regional Development

Work under way on Kalgoorlie school rebuild

30/06/2015

Nalder

Transport

Mapping the depth of WA’s coast

30/06/2015

Nalder

Transport

Improved traffic flow for Mounts Bay Road

30/06/2015

Morton

Disability Services

State Government expands NDIS My Way trial

30/06/2015

Holt; Simpson

Racing and Gaming; Community Services

Grants tackle problem gambling

30/06/2015

Redman; Morton

Regional Development; Child Protection

Respected leader to deliver regional reform

30/06/2015

Nalder

Transport

Harnessing smart transport ideas

30/06/2015

Nalder

Transport

Edgewater Station car park tender awarded

29/06/2015

Harvey

Training and Workforce Development

New centre to meet training demand in Goldfields

29/06/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Co-funded drilling reveals more Yamarna riches

29/06/2015

Baston; Redman

Agriculture and Food; Regional Development

Wild dogs target of southern rangeland funds

29/06/2015

Baston; Redman

Agriculture and Food; Regional Development

Biosecurity boosted in the agricultural sector

29/06/2015

Simpson; Redman

Community Services; Regional Development

Child care boost benefits regional families

29/06/2015

Holt; Redman

Racing and Gaming; Regional Development

Kalgoorlie Cup strikes gold with Sunday switch

29/06/2015

Morton

Mental Health

Subacute facility to service Goldfields from 2017

29/06/2015

Nalder; Harvey; Redman

Transport; Road Safety; Regional Development

Safer highway for the Goldfields

29/06/2015

Davies

Water

Water supplies boosted with Jandakot upgrades

29/06/2015

Nalder

Transport

First look inside Perth Stadium station

29/06/2015

Davies; Redman

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

Sporting clubs get equipment boost

29/06/2015

Davies; Redman

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

Travel subsidies to help young athletes

29/06/2015

Hames; Redman

Health; Regional Development

Health funding injection for regional communities

29/06/2015

Day

Planning

Plan to guide land use in Goldfields-Esperance

29/06/2015

Mischin

Commerce

Extra trading hours for Kalgoorlie-Boulder

29/06/2015

Nalder

Transport

Forrestfield-Airport Link call for proposals

27/06/2015

Baston

Agriculture and Food

Gascoyne fresh food back on shelves

26/06/2015

Nalder

Transport

New freeway line markings to ease congestion

26/06/2015

Mischin; Redman

Commerce; Regional Development

Enhanced mobile coverage for the Wheatbelt

26/06/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Fees on hold ahead of new WA mining reforms

26/06/2015

Barnett; Davies

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Ellenbrook's sports fields and pavilion opened

26/06/2015

Barnett

Premier; State Development

Premier to promote State’s north to Singapore

26/06/2015

Jacob

Environment

Reduced emissions an industry success story

25/06/2015

Harvey

Road Safety

Public can participate in Wheatbelt road review

25/06/2015

Nahan

Treasurer

Lead adviser appointed to Fremantle Port sale

25/06/2015

Nahan; Baston

Treasurer; Agriculture and Food

WA asset sales program reaches milestone

25/06/2015

Davies

Sport and Recreation

New chair and members for WAIS board

25/06/2015

Davies

Sport and Recreation

New team appointed to VenuesWest board

25/06/2015

Hames; Redman

Health; Regional Development

Telehealth roll-out means south network tuned in

25/06/2015

Mischin; Redman

Commerce; Regional Development

$118m to fix WA’s mobile black spots

25/06/2015

Jacob

Environment

Weed removal under way at Rockingham

25/06/2015

Baston

Agriculture and Food

Dairy research hub to drive industry profitability

25/06/2015

Redman

Regional Development

Infrastructure boost for key Kimberley highway

25/06/2015

Davies; Redman

Water; Regional Development

Major Karratha wastewater upgrades complete

25/06/2015

Collier

Aboriginal Affairs

New ALT chair to drive home ownership

24/06/2015

Davies; Redman

Water; Regional Development

Fitzroy Valley water investigation under way

24/06/2015

Barnett

Premier

Government sets agenda for Aboriginal reform

24/06/2015

Barnett; Redman

Premier; Lands

Government land sales program moving ahead

24/06/2015

Redman

Lands

Gateway opens for Newman commercial centre

24/06/2015

Jacob

Heritage

State Heritage executive director appointed

24/06/2015

Barnett; Davies

Premier; Water; Sport and Recreation

Stormwater project to green Forrestfield reserve

24/06/2015

Nalder

Transport

Albany gets TravelSmart

24/06/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

Strong support for Mining Rehabilitation Fund as deadline looms

24/06/2015

Nahan

Energy

Meter exchange project begins in the Pilbara

24/06/2015

Mischin

Attorney General

New era for dealing with family violence in courts

23/06/2015

Barnett

Premier; State Development

Kimberley LNG project to provide gas, WA jobs

23/06/2015

Harvey

Road Safety

Community grants tackle road trauma

23/06/2015

Redman

Lands

Electronic property transactions expanded

23/06/2015

Hames

Health

Baby steps - initial findings promising for clinic

23/06/2015

Marmion

Mines and Petroleum

More co-funding to build on exploration success

23/06/2015

Hames

Health

Design for life - new research hub for QEII

23/06/2015

Baston; Redman

Agriculture and Food; Regional Development

Future of sheep industry on forum agenda

23/06/2015

Nalder

Transport

New Cockburn Central artwork unveiled

22/06/2015

Barnett

Premier

New leadership team for Gold Corporation

22/06/2015

Day

Planning; Culture and the Arts

Rippling water inspires Elizabeth Quay artwork

22/06/2015

Barnett

Premier; Science

Perth hosts meeting of Chief Scientists

22/06/2015

Baston

Agriculture and Food

Research to protect valuable truffle industry

22/06/2015

Redman

Lands

Middleton Beach registrations of interest open

22/06/2015

Nalder

Transport

New intersection opens in Port Kennedy

22/06/2015

Davies; Day

Sport and Recreation; Culture and the Arts

Artworks sought for new Perth Stadium

21/06/2015

Harvey

Police

Dogs add bite to out of control party crackdown

20/06/2015

Barnett; Redman; Nalder

Premier; Regional Development; Transport

Busselton opens up for interstate visitors

19/06/2015

Harvey

Women's Interests

Forum helps women turn ideas into business

19/06/2015

Holt

Racing and Gaming

Bunbury to play the star role at Inters premiere

19/06/2015

Jacob

Environment

Roebuck Bay management plans open for comment

19/06/2015

Harvey

Training and Workforce Development

Changes to training fund

19/06/2015

Jacob

Environment

Cane toad resource for Kimberley kids

19/06/2015

Harvey

Police

New taskforce tackles methamphetamine scourge

19/06/2015

Morton

Child Protection

New centralised office to assist at-risk families

19/06/2015

Baston; Redman

Agriculture and Food; Regional Development

Gascoyne horticulture expansion on track

18/06/2015

Nalder

Transport

Cycling ideas set to become a reality