Media releases


Round four Pilbara RED Grants now open

Aug 27, 2021, 1:20 PM

The State Government has opened the fourth round of the $40 million Regional Economic Development (RED) Grants program, with up…

Studio expansion reflects Pilbara’s Aboriginal art industry growth

Jul 8, 2021, 2:57 AM

The new Spinifex Hill Studio Project and Gallery Space in South Hedland has been officially opened by the Minister for Regional…

Real or Fake? Study finds consumers willing to pay more for authentic Aboriginal merchandise but don’t know how much is fake

May 18, 2021, 6:01 PM

A study conducted for the groundbreaking Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Product Development Project has found that…

Ground-breaking tender for Spoilbank Marina project

Jan 13, 2021, 10:23 PM

Major works on Port Hedland's Spoilbank Marina project will kick off as soon as next month after MGN Civil Pty Ltd was today…

Pilbara RED Round 3 grants backing local tourism, industry

Nov 13, 2020, 11:30 PM

The Pilbara has been given a boost with the announcement of the latest round of Regional Economic Development (RED) grants to…

Work starts on Spoilbank Marina road upgrades

Nov 13, 2020, 5:40 PM

Work has commenced on the first stage of the State Government's $121.5 million Port Hedland Spoilbank Marina, marking a…

Landmark project to map Pilbara’s Aboriginal art movement

Oct 9, 2020, 1:08 AM

A landmark project will map the Pilbara Aboriginal art movement for the first time, providing insight into the development of…

Tender open for bulk earthworks for Spoilbank Marina project

Sep 2, 2020, 10:50 PM

​ The tender for bulk earthworks for the multi-million dollar Spoilbank Marina in Port Hedland has been released to the market.

Wastewater treatment project will keep Newman green

Aug 26, 2020, 7:13 PM

Newman's green spaces will continue to thrive on recycled wastewater with a project to upgrade the Pilbara town's wastewater…

New residential facility to support Martu students in Newman

Aug 18, 2020, 12:35 PM

Martu students from remote Martu communities will soon have greater access to secondary schooling and vocational programs, with…

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