Media Statements

Lotterywest grant for Swan River conservation efforts

28 March 2023

A dedicated group of volunteers has been awarded a Lotterywest grant in a welcome boost to protect the Swan River.

One of Perth’s biggest rooftop solar arrays set to be switched on at Fremantle Passenger Terminal

20 March 2023

Ports Minister Rita Saffioti today announced the completion of a major solar array on the roof of the Fremantle Passenger Terminal which, from this month, will help power Victoria Quay.

Swan and Canning river tourism approvals streamlined

17 March 2023

The McGowan Government is reducing red tape to make it easier for tourism operators to do business on the Swan and Canning rivers.

WA Government responds to Perth Casino Royal Commission

16 March 2023

The McGowan Government has released its historic response to the Perth Casino Royal Commission.

New river tagging program to include bull sharks

15 March 2023

The McGowan Government will extend its highly successful shark tagging research program to include bull sharks and monitoring in the Swan Canning Estuary.

Nominations open for 2023 WasteSorted Awards

14 March 2023

Western Australia's waste champions can now nominate for the 2023 WasteSorted Awards.

Supercomputer to predict WA climate change 75 years into future

10 March 2023

One of the world's most powerful and greenest supercomputers will soon produce the most reliable and comprehensive climate change projections for Western Australia until the end of the century.

Lotterywest grant to help develop climate toolkit

09 March 2023

A Lotterywest grant of more than a quarter of a million dollars has been awarded to Edith Cowan University to develop a climate toolkit for community service groups providing support to vulnerable Western Australians.

World first climate resilience strategy for the Ningaloo Coast

08 March 2023

Western Australia's spectacular Ningaloo Coast has become the first World Heritage site across the globe to finalise a resilience strategy to adapt to climate change.

New legislation to strengthen WA’s Banned Drinkers Register

02 March 2023

The McGowan Government will introduce new legislation to strengthen the Banned Drinkers Register following trials in the Pilbara, Kimberley and Goldfields regions.