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Hon Bill Johnston MLA

Hon Bill Johnston MLA

Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Hydrogen Industry; Industrial Relations

Member for Cannington


The Hon. Bill Johnston is Western Australia’s Minister for Mines and Petroleum, Energy, Hydrogen Industry and Industrial Relations.

He has been a Minister for the McGowan Labor Government since March 2017, and has previously been Minister for Commerce, Electoral Affairs, Asian Engagement and Corrective Services.

Ministerial media statements

A list of the most recent media statements relating to MRIWA:

Certification and sustainability of battery materials in the spotlight (01/12/2022)

Further support for miners to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (01/09/2022)

Battery cathode precursor production pilot plant launches in Perth (11/07/2022)

MRIWA scholarship program open for 2023 (01/07/2022)

Roadmap for integrated mineral carbonation (29/06/2022)

Leading climate scientist and economist head net zero conference (13/06/2022)

Further $6 million to find technological solutions for WA mining (18/05/2022)

WA researchers develop new technology for finding commodities (19/04/2022)

PhD scholarships awarded to future minerals research champions (01/03/2022)

Western Australians to benefit from battery-powered jobs of the future (08/12/2021)

Investigation into green steel begins (01/11/2021)

Government support for progressing battery manufacture in WA (21/10/2021)

Mining industry meets to accelerate net zero emissions target (12/10/2021)

Additional funding to bolster minerals research (08/09//2021)

MRIWA introduces scholarships for Aboriginal postgraduates (03/06/2021)

Resources development strategy to strengthen future prosperity (07/09/2021)

Funding to accelerate net zero emission mining in WA (26/05/21)

MRIWA PhD Scholarships for 2021 attract all women researchers (19/01/21)

Western Australian research could unlock new gold regions (28/05/20)

Scholarships to transform mine maintenance (24/02/20)

MRIWA welcomes new chairperson (11/01/20)

Scholarships to attract world’s brightest to WA (03/09/19)

Page was last reviewed 3 July 2023

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