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Hon David Michael MLA

Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Ports; Road Safety; Minister Assisting the Minister for Transport

Member for Balcatta


The Hon. David Michael is Western Australia’s Minister for Mines and Petroleum, Ports, Local Government,  Road Safety, and Minister Assisting the Minister for Transport.

In June 2023, David was appointed as Minister for Ports; Local Government; Road Safety; and Minister Assisting the Minister for Transport. In December he was handed the portfolio of Mines and Petroleum while relinquishing Local Government.

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 15 December 2023

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