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Media presentations from the State Government of Western Australia: Video, Podcasts and Media Statements

Locator beacons plea for prospector survival

21/05/2015 : Locator beacons plea for prospector survival - It doesn't matter how much gold you find if you risk losing your life!" That was the message from Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Marmion as he launched the 2015 Seven Golden Rules prospector safety campaign, encouraging Outback explorers to carry Personal Locator Beacons. "Remember the Seven Golden Rules for prospecting, and make safety number one." The Seven Golden Rules for prospecting are:[Video/Podcast]

Locator beacons plea for prospector survival - Today Tonight

21/05/2015 : Locator beacons plea for prospector survival - Today Tonight - It doesn't matter how much gold you find if you risk losing your life!" That was the message from Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Marmion as he launched the 2015 Seven Golden Rules prospector safety campaign, encouraging Outback explorers to carry Personal Locator Beacons. "Remember the Seven Golden Rules for prospecting, and make safety number one." The Seven Golden Rules for prospecting are:[Video/Podcast]

WA mining to play global role in online learning

13/05/2015 : WA mining to play global role in online learning - The expertise of Western Australia’s resources industry will be promoted worldwide through a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) titled The Business of Mining. Launching the new course, Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Marmion said it was developed by the Western Australian School of Mines and Curtin Business School, in collaboration with industry and the State Government. "The State Government strongly supports this kind of innovation because, just like our minerals and petroleum, it provides valuable exports," Mr Marmion said. [Video/Podcast]

Reform to improve lives of Aboriginal people

7/05/2015 : Reform to improve lives of Aboriginal people - The State Government announced major reforms to the way services will be provided to Aboriginal communities to ensure better outcomes in health, education and job prospects, particularly for children. Premier Colin Barnett said the era of billions of dollars being spent, with few improvements in the lives of Aboriginal people, had to end.[Video/Podcast]

New era for Fremantle Prison in heritage move

30/04/2015 : New era for Fremantle Prison in heritage move - All of Western Australia's World Heritage sites will be managed under one portfolio from July 1, 2015, with the transfer of Fremantle Prison management from the Department of Finance to the State Heritage Office. Heritage Minister Albert Jacob and Finance Minister Bill Marmion said this would align the prison with the State's globally recognised sites of Ningaloo Coast, Shark Bay and Purnululu National Park. "The Department of Finance has overseen innovations to improve the experience for the thousands of visitors who come through the prison gates each year and I am confident this unique site will continue to attract worldwide attention," Mr Marmion said. [Video/Podcast]

New era for Fremantle Prison in heritage move

30/04/2015 : New era for Fremantle Prison in heritage move - All of Western Australia's World Heritage sites will be managed under one portfolio from July 1, 2015, with the transfer of Fremantle Prison management from the Department of Finance to the State Heritage Office. Heritage Minister Albert Jacob and Finance Minister Bill Marmion said this would align the prison with the State's globally recognised sites of Ningaloo Coast, Shark Bay and Purnululu National Park. "The Department of Finance has overseen innovations to improve the experience for the thousands of visitors who come through the prison gates each year and I am confident this unique site will continue to attract worldwide attention," Mr Marmion said. [Video/Podcast]

Minerals Discovery Research - NINE News

3/04/2015 : Minerals Discovery Research - NINE News - The State Government is playing a major role in the $19 million Distal Footprints project, uncovering the hitherto hidden mineral resources of Western Australia. [Video/Podcast]

Public urged to bust red tape for a better WA

30/03/2015 : Public urged to bust red tape for a better WA - The State Government has called on West Australians, from community members to small business owners, to use its new online access to get involved with constructive ideas about busting red tape. Finance Minister Bill Marmion said WA's biggest red tape reform program was under way, promising to save people and businesses time and money across the State. "This is about busting unnecessary bureaucracy by red-flagging red tape across government," Mr Marmion said.[Video/Podcast]

GIANT GIRL walks city

13/02/2015 : GIANT GIRL walks city - The Giant Little Girl explores Perth. Premier Colin Barnett launched the 2015 Perth International Arts Festival at a special celebration at Chevron Festival Gardens this evening.[Video/Podcast]

BHP Billiton Water Park at Elizabeth Quay

27/01/2015 : BHP Billiton Water Park at Elizabeth Quay - BHP Billiton will provide $10 million to develop the interactive water park at Elizabeth Quay. The park, on the corner of William Street and Geoffrey Bolton Avenue, will include a water feature with choreographed water jets, lighting and sound.[Video/Podcast]