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

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04 Jul 2017
A total of 12 Western Australian artists will share in a grants pool worth $411,676 to assist them to create new works, expand their profiles and encourage community participation in arts and cultural activities.
04 Jul 2017
Culture and the Arts Minister David Templeman has announced two young Western Australian musicians have been awarded $30,000 scholarships to enable them to develop their talents overseas.
04 Jul 2017
More than 2,500 people are expected to visit the Perth Cultural Centre on the last weekend in July for the fourth annual Disrupted - Festival of Ideas.
26 Jun 2017
A total of 17 local jobs will be created through the construction of an 'exo-skeleton' at the Spare Parts Puppet Theatre on Short Street, Fremantle over the coming months.
25 May 2017
Premier Mark McGowan and Culture and the Arts Minister David Templeman today turned the first sod of soil at the site of the new museum for Western Australia, ahead of demolition works to the non-heritage parts of the existing buildings.
01 Feb 2017
Work on preparing the site of Western Australia's $428.3 million new museum started today, as tenders for an innovative energy efficient solution for the project were released.
01 Feb 2017
Young people living in some of the most remote communities in Western Australia will benefit from two new Healthway sponsorships announced today by Health and Culture and the Arts Minister John Day.
01 Feb 2017
Perth's iconic Kings Park will become a free outdoor theatre for the opening of the 2017 Perth International Arts Festival (PIAF), Premier Colin Barnett said today.
01 Feb 2017
Three high-profile productions - two features and a prime time television drama series - will be filmed in Western Australia this year, as the Liberal National Government's $16 million WA Regional Film Fund helps put the State in the international movie spotlight.
30 Jan 2017
Western Australian filmmakers are being invited to raise awareness and to challenge misconceptions about ageing as part of a new short film competition.