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Ministerial media statements - The Hon. John Day BSc BDSc MLA - 2011-17

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25 Oct 2016
A series of community events and celebrations in Shark Bay on October 25 will mark the 400th anniversary of Dutch skipper Dirk Hartog's landing off the Western Australian coast.
17 Oct 2016
The 2016 Museums Australia Western Australia (MAWA) conference will explore exhibition and audience experience ideas that could be incorporated in the Liberal National Government's $428 million new museum project.
17 Oct 2016
Architecture students at The University of Western Australia (UWA) have reimagined the cultural facilities in the Perth Cultural Centre, on show in a new exhibition, FUTUREPROOF: Public spaces for the next generations.
17 Oct 2016
Fremantle artist Rachel Coad has won the prestigious $50,000 Lester Group Prize for her portrait of artist Waldemar Kolbusz, titled 'Indian Summer', in the 2016 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture.
13 Oct 2016
The innovative Culture Counts app and web portal is saving Western Australian arts organisations hundreds of thousands of dollars a year, and its use is spreading internationally.
07 Oct 2016
A unique exhibition that takes an unprecedented look at the shared history of Albany's Menang people and early European settlers through objects collected from the area from the 1800s will go on display at the Western Australian Museum - Albany on November 2.
04 Oct 2016
Production is well underway on director Ben Elton's Three Summers, the first film to be funded under the Liberal National Government's Western Australian Regional Film Fund.
04 Oct 2016
Renowned Australian author Helen Garner has won Western Australia's top literary award, the prestigious $25,000 Premier's Prize, at the 2016 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards.
04 Oct 2016
After a highly successful pilot program last year, the Liberal National Government - through the Department of Culture and the Arts (DCA) - is supporting families to attend 2016 AWESOME festival events through a $25,000 ticket concession initiative.
04 Oct 2016
The life, work and legacy of Mahatma Gandhi will be celebrated in a free public exhibition at Elizabeth Quay that showcases Gandhi's values of peace, equality and non-violence.