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

Reform To Improve Lives Of Aboriginal People Hon Colin Barnett MLA

7/05/2015 : Reform To Improve Lives Of Aboriginal People Hon Colin Barnett MLA - 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]

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]

COMMENT SOUGHT FOR SCARBOROUGH TRANSFORMATION

20/01/2015 : COMMENT SOUGHT FOR SCARBOROUGH TRANSFORMATION - Premier Colin Barnett released the draft Scarborough Master Plan for public comment, proposing a $57.4 million redevelopment starting this year to provide more housing, a water playground, a park with skate facilities, community and function centre, new cafes, restaurants, kiosks and public art. "The community told us they wanted to get closer to the beach and the new-look Scarborough will do just that," Mr Barnett said.[Video/Podcast]

$5 BILLION REVENUE HIT RESULTS IN DEFICIT

22/12/2014 : $5 BILLION REVENUE HIT RESULTS IN DEFICIT - Premier Colin Barnett and Treasurer Mike Nahan released the 2014-15 Mid-year Review which includes an unprecedented $5 billion write-down in general government revenue projections since the 2014-15 Budget, including a downward revision of $1.6 billion in the current financial year. Mr Barnett said strong growth in exports saw the Western Australian economy expand by a robust 5.5 per cent in 2013-14. [Video/Podcast]

PREMIER ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO CABINET

8/12/2014 : PREMIER ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO CABINET - Premier Colin Barnett announces changes to the Western Australian Cabinet. [Video/Podcast]

STADIUM BUILD STARTS ANIMATION

7/12/2014 : STADIUM BUILD STARTS ANIMATION - The first pile for the 60,000 seat new Perth Stadium was driven into the Burswood Peninsula site and construction is now officially under way. Premier Colin Barnett said over the next 12 months, more than 2,000 piles would be driven about 35 metres into the ground, supporting this world-class structure.[Video/Podcast]

LANDMARK REPORT SETS OUT NEW LOOK FOR METRO PERTH STATEMENT

22/10/2014 : LANDMARK REPORT SETS OUT NEW LOOK FOR METRO PERTH STATEMENT - The State Government released the Local Government Advisory Board report, which provides the framework for the most significant reform of metropolitan local government in 100 years. Of the report's boundary recommendations for metropolitan Perth, Local Government Minister Tony Simpson has accepted all but two, those for the City of Perth/City of Vincent and the proposed City of Riversea, which includes five western suburbs councils.[Video/Podcast]

$2 BILLION PACKAGE OF NEW SAVINGS MEASURES ANNOUNCEMENT

9/10/2014 : $2 BILLION PACKAGE OF NEW SAVINGS MEASURES ANNOUNCEMENT - The State Government has announced a package of savings measures worth $2 billion over four years in response to the sharp decline in the iron ore price since the 2014-15 Budget and the continuing fall of WA's GST share. Premier Colin Barnett and Treasurer Mike Nahan announced the measures including: a 1 per cent efficiency dividend on most general government agencies; cuts to non-essential procurement expenditure; a targeted voluntary redundancy scheme in the public sector; further efficiencies in the Government's Asset Investment Program.[Video/Podcast]

PREMIER OPENS PERTH'S NEW FLAGSHIP HOSPITAL PRESENTATION

3/10/2014 : PREMIER OPENS PERTH'S NEW FLAGSHIP HOSPITAL PRESENTATION - A new era in health care begins with the arrival of the first patients at Fiona Stanley Hospital. Officially opening Western Australia's newest health care facility, Premier Colin Barnett said the $2billion Fiona Stanley Hospital was the first new-build tertiary hospital project in the State for more than 50 years.[Video/Podcast]