Media Statements

Thai Airways' non-stop flights returning to Perth in March

09 January 2024

Thai Airways has today announced it will recommence its daily non-stop service between Bangkok and Perth from Wednesday, 27 March 2024.

Pathway to net zero set with sectoral emissions reduction strategy

13 December 2023

Dozens of initiatives that will drive decarbonisation and underpin Western Australia's path to net zero emissions have been released by the WA Government.

Project to help the West Kimberley tackle climate change

04 December 2023

Traditional Owners in the West Kimberley are responding to the effects of climate change through a new partnership with the Cook Government.

New playground coming as part of Perth Zoo transformation

26 April 2023

Construction has commenced on a $3.8 million all-ages, nature-based playground in a milestone for Perth Zoo's Master Plan 2040.

Trial approved for swimming with sea lions off our coastline

25 April 2023

Western Australia has strengthened its reputation for incredible wildlife encounters with a licensed swimming with sea lions trial approved at Rockingham and Jurien Bay.

Work begins on $5 million Bunbury lookout and trail transformation

19 April 2023

Construction is now underway on a $5 million transformation of Bunbury's Maidens Reserve with an impressive scenic lookout and trail.

New round of funding for Aboriginal Ranger Program

14 April 2023

The McGowan Government has launched the Innovation Fund, offering up to $11 million as part of the latest round of the Aboriginal Ranger Program.

New walkway across Collie's Wellington Dam mega-mural

06 April 2023

Walkers will be able to experience Collie's Wellington Dam and its spectacular mega-mural from new heights from tomorrow.

First chargers go live in regional WA as part of the WA EV Network

06 April 2023

Tourists heading north and residents in the Mid-West can now charge their EVs in Geraldton and Northampton with the first chargers in the WA EV Network operational.

New marine park for WA’s South Coast a step closer

29 March 2023

A new marine park for Western Australia's south coast is a step closer, with Environment Minister Reece Whitby travelling to Esperance for the sixth and final formal meeting with key stakeholders.