Ben Wyatt

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Ben Wyatt added : “I was not expecting that much money for the surgery. It’s essential, if I took a knock I could die. Not having that piece of skull means I can’t work, skate, drive and much more which has left my life on pause” External link

dailystar Thursday, July 7, 2022 4:48:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "They told my dad before the surgery that there was a high chance I'd pass away. " External link

themirror Wednesday, July 6, 2022 10:28:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt added : "I was not expecting that much money for the surgery. It's essential, if I took a knock I could die. Not having that piece of skull means I can’t work, skate, drive and much more which has left my life on pause" External link

themirror Wednesday, July 6, 2022 10:28:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "They told my dad before the surgery that there was a high chance I'd pass away," External link

westbriton Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:51:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt added : "I was not expecting that much money for the surgery. It's essential, if I took a knock I could die. Not having that piece of skull means I can’t work, skate, drive and much more which has left my life on pause" External link

westbriton Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:51:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I hope the divisions created through this process can now begin to heal, and all parties can embrace a new era of co-operation and consultation which respects the rights of the native titleholders,” External link

theage Wednesday, May 25, 2022 9:49:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I hope the divisions created through this process can now begin to heal, and all parties can embrace a new era of co-operation and consultation which respects the rights of the native titleholders,” External link

theage Wednesday, May 25, 2022 5:34:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “Perhaps the great challenge we’ll have in my lifetime,” External link

theherald-au Sunday, April 10, 2022 2:28:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “Perhaps the great challenge we’ll have in my lifetime,” External link

theage Sunday, April 10, 2022 8:51:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I exercised due caution before I took on all five board roles that I hold. It is important to note that these are not executive roles. As governance roles they do not involve regular interactions with government” External link

guardian Sunday, February 6, 2022 7:56:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I appreciate the hurt my decision today may cause a number of Noongar people,” “However, my ministerial responsibility to protect Aboriginal cultural heritage must take into account the broader interests of the whole state of Western Australia” External link

smh Monday, December 13, 2021 12:43:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I am not an oil and gas guy for Woodside, I’m not a mining guy, my background is relationships, it’s risk,” External link

business-standard Friday, June 4, 2021 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I have deep respect for the resources sector in Australia and have long been impressed with the professionalism and commitment demonstrated by Rio Tinto. I was deeply saddened and disappointed by the events at Juukan Gorge but I am convinced that Rio Tinto is committed to changing its approach to cultural heritage issues and restoring its reputation, particularly in Australia and Western Australia. I am looking forward to working with the board in building on the momentum for change generated by the new leadership team,” External link

miningweekly Friday, June 4, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “There’s no question it’s a work in progress with Rio,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 4, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “There is a desperate desire to get back to the place Rio Tinto once occupied in the places they operate,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 4, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I have deep respect for the resources sector in Australia and have long been impressed with the professionalism and commitment demonstrated by Rio Tinto. I was deeply saddened and disappointed by the events at Juukan Gorge but I am convinced that Rio Tinto is committed to changing its approach to cultural heritage issues and restoring its reputation, particularly in Australia and Western Australia. I am looking forward to working with the Board in building on the momentum for change generated by the new leadership team,” External link

miningweekly Friday, June 4, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I was deeply saddened and disappointed by the events at Juukan Gorge but I am convinced that Rio Tinto is committed to changing its approach to cultural heritage issues and restoring its reputation,” External link

cityam Friday, June 4, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I am not an oil and gas guy for Woodside, I’m not a mining guy, my background is relationships, it’s risk,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, June 4, 2021 8:22:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "He's either lying to the people of Western Australia or quite simply, it's not going to be done," External link

abc-au Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:49:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “The matter is being treated very seriously and with utmost priority by the department,” “I trust that the investigation will be managed expeditiously and concluded swiftly” External link

smh Thursday, February 25, 2021 10:38:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “The matter is being treated very seriously and with utmost priority by the department,” “I trust that the investigation will be managed expeditiously and concluded swiftly” External link

theherald-au Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:29:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “The matter is being treated very seriously and with utmost priority by the department,” “I trust that the investigation will be managed expeditiously and concluded swiftly” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The matter is being treated very seriously and with utmost priority by the Department," "I trust that the investigation will be managed expeditiously and concluded swiftly" External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 24, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The matter is being treated very seriously and with utmost priority by the Department," "I trust that the investigation will be managed expeditiously and concluded swiftly" External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Some people suggest Kings Park, some people suggest the parliamentary precinct, people suggest further up the Swan River up in the Bassendean area, some have suggested Heirisson Island," "It is something we want the Whadjuk people to take the lead on" External link

abc-au Monday, February 22, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "With such a strong cultural connection to the land, existing built heritage assets and a pristine coastal landscape, Cossack will provide a mix of offerings to suit all tourists and interests," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 24, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I'm really excited about the next few years in the Pilbara, we have created a pipeline of work now, particularly in the construction space," "An important part of both the Regional Land Booster and the Building Bonus is to try and bring on a more reliable supply of housing stock into the Pilbara so we don't get those artificially high spikes" External link

abc-au Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The WA Budget as at May this year was expected to be dramatically worse than where we've ended up," External link

abc-au Monday, December 14, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This is the strongest projected growth of any state," External link

abc-au Monday, December 14, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We are of course expecting that to continue to decline," External link

abc-au Monday, December 14, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "Hopefully I've explained to you this morning that it's not just an iron ore story," External link

yahoo-au Monday, December 14, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The WA Budget as at May this year was expected to be dramatically worse than where we've ended up," External link

abc-au Monday, December 14, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This is the strongest projected growth of any state," External link

abc-au Monday, December 14, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We are of course expecting that to continue to decline," External link

abc-au Monday, December 14, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I would have liked to have gotten that through of course while I was the minister, ultimately it is unfinished business for the parliament, I think the parliament, regardless of its form next term, stands ready to deal with that," "I think the time has come and I think 2021 may well be the year it makes its way through parliament" External link

theage Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The solutions that we're trying to find here this evening won't come from us based down in Perth," "I met with some of the young Aboriginal leaders earlier today, some incredible leadership, and they are there to be called upon, they are keen to help, keen to assist, and we must remember to reach out to them" External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 9, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "In March, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the Western Australian community, I had been reluctant to leave in the midst of this great fight," External link

watoday Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "China is by no means a perfect nation, but few nations are," External link

theage Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "China is by no means a perfect nation, but few nations are," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "In March, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the Western Australian community, I had been reluctant to leave in the midst of this great fight," External link

theage Monday, November 16, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "In March, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the Western Australian community, I had been reluctant to leave in the midst of this great fight," External link

theherald-au Monday, November 16, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "In March, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the Western Australian community, I had been reluctant to leave in the midst of this great fight," External link

smh Monday, November 16, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "In March, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the Western Australian community, I had been reluctant to leave in the midst of this great fight," External link

watoday Monday, November 16, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This will be a very strong stimulus and also ensure that, as we try and bring people back into the city, we need to send that message that the city is very much open for business," External link

smh Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This will be a very strong stimulus and also ensure that, as we try and bring people back into the city, we need to send that message that the city is very much open for business," External link

watoday Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This isn't an iron ore story, this is a financial management story," "Yes, iron ore is strong, yes iron ore is doing the wonderful things it does for the state, but I will never, ever base a budget upon a high iron ore price" External link

abc-au Friday, October 9, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This isn't an iron ore story, this is a financial management story," "Yes, iron ore is strong, yes iron ore is doing the wonderful things it does for the state, but I will never, ever base a budget upon a high iron ore price" External link

abc-au Friday, October 9, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This isn't an iron ore story, this is a financial management story," "Yes, iron ore is strong, yes iron ore is doing the wonderful things it does for the state, but I will never, ever base a budget upon a high iron ore price" External link

abc-au Friday, October 9, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This responsible financial management enabled the McGowan Government to already achieve the first Budget surplus in five years and gave us the financial capacity and flexibility to immediately respond when the pandemic struck," "Our focus in this Budget is keeping WA safe and strong so Western Australia can recover from COVID-19, stronger than ever" External link

9news Friday, October 9, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "They shouldn't, because it's not the government policy," "The government policy is still very much focused around the health advice" External link

bordermail Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "They shouldn't, because it's not the government policy," "The government policy is still very much focused around the health advice" External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "If Treasury had said 'rather than the June quarter next year, make an assumption that it's the December quarter this year', it would have a very benign impact on the assumptions," External link

portstephensexaminer Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "And they shouldn't, because it's not the government policy," External link

portstephensexaminer Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic has been the toughest challenge we have faced," External link

portstephensexaminer Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic has been the toughest challenge we have faced," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "If Treasury had said 'rather than the June quarter next year, make an assumption that it's the December quarter this year', it would have a very benign impact on the assumptions," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "And they shouldn't, because it's not the government policy," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said ( about Mark McGowan ) : "This responsible financial management enabled the McGowan Government to already achieve the first Budget surplus in five years and gave us the financial capacity and flexibility to immediately respond when the pandemic struck," "Our focus in this Budget is keeping WA safe and strong so Western Australia can recover from COVID-19, stronger than ever" External link

9news Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Nobody likes a tight wages policy, but when you are in the public sector you have a secure job and that is worth its weight in gold," External link

abc-au Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:54:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "If Treasury had said 'rather than the June quarter next year, make an assumption that it's the December quarter this year', it would have a very benign impact on the assumptions," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "And they shouldn't, because it's not the government policy," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “The $600 credit is expected to provide a significant boost to the economy and will support jobs, providing further impetus to the recovery already underway in ,” “This is the first time household fees and charges have decreased in 15 years” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, October 4, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The $600 credit is expected to provide a significant boost to the economy and will support jobs, providing further impetus to the recovery already underway in Western Australia," "This is the first time household fees and charges have decreased in 15 years" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, October 4, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The 2019-20 report really highlights that the WA economy prior to COVID was very strong," External link

abc-au Friday, September 25, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "There is still more work to do because ultimately we still have a historically high unemployment rate of 7 per cent," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "There is still more work to do because ultimately we still have a historically high unemployment rate of 7 per cent," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Western Australia has recorded its largest monthly jobs increase on record, with more than 32,200 Western Australians finding jobs in August," "Our state also accounted for around one-third of jobs created nationally in August, highlighting the strength of our economy behind our hard border and the early benefits of the WA Recovery Plan" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The McGowan government’s decision to implement a hard border was clearly important in rebuilding our economy," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Western Australia has recorded its largest monthly jobs increase on record, with more than 32,200 Western Australians finding jobs in August," "Our state also accounted for around one-third of jobs created nationally in August, highlighting the strength of our economy behind our hard border and the early benefits of the WA Recovery Plan" External link

theage Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The McGowan government’s decision to implement a hard border was clearly important in rebuilding our economy," External link

theage Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Land sales have surged from an average of around about 60 a week through to 500 a week, that has been quite extraordinary," External link

abc-au Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "What is going incredibly well is the building bonus," "The border has allowed our businesses to get back to what they do best, which is operating in an unconstrained environment" External link

smh Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "What is going incredibly well is the building bonus," "The border has allowed our businesses to get back to what they do best, which is operating in an unconstrained environment" External link

smh Tuesday, September 15, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “A more sophisticated approach is one that we have been adopting, and that is requiring genuine engagement between the proponents,” “The loss of those executives I suspect was inevitable. When the shareholders get involved, you often get a reaction from the board. But I suspect those shareholders haven’t finished in respect of what they want to see from the board. So there may be more changes” External link

guardian Saturday, September 12, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The way the legislation is designed is for the vast majority of agreements to be reached between traditional owners and proponents," External link

abc-au Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I've noticed that reporting as well that he is in Perth, we've reached out, they haven't sought a meeting with me but I've certainly reached out trying to get him and hopefully that can happen,” External link

theage Thursday, September 3, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The process we've created with this bill ensures that this will be rare," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, September 2, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The process we've created with this bill ensures that this will be rare," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "As always I’m thankful to Western Australia and its strong mining sector and Queensland’s mining sector, and indeed mining right around the country," "It is a highly productive sector, it’s a big export earner and it is a big employer" External link

smh Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It's a one-size-fits-all approach for us, whether you are a local government putting in a retaining wall on the Swan River or whether you are dealing with very sensitive locations in the Pilbara. The process is exactly the same," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We're seeking to embed it into the native title system as well," "We now know in the vast majority of cases who the right traditional owners are, that's come about through the native title process" External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I'm expecting that with our building bonus, combined with the Commonwealth support this is the time for FIFO operators who don't live where they work to perhaps make the decision to move their families to regional WA," "Certainly with the sales in Karratha, I'm now trying to get some understanding of who is buying those and whether they're FIFOs from outside of the Pilbara" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "If we win in 2017, and we don't get [the outer harbour port] under way, I will resign," External link

watoday Monday, August 10, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "One of the things that I've been painfully aware of … is that ultimately the Government — as a contributor to the economy — is 10 to 15 per cent," "It's the private sector that we need to get up and running again, investing and employing people, and that's what the recovery plan … is designed to do" External link

abc-au Thursday, July 30, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “It is very much front-ended (so) in that first 12 months, the first two years, you’ll see the vast majority of that money spent,” External link

aap-au Monday, July 27, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “We are very aware of the impact that the pandemic has had on local businesses and jobs, and we thank every business for playing their role in helping stop the spread of the virus in WA,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, July 16, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We are very aware of the impact that the pandemic has had on local businesses and jobs, and we thank every business for playing their role in helping stop the spread of the virus in WA," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It's important to acknowledge and promote the long history of the Aboriginal peoples' connection to this land, and the proud place it takes in Western Australia's shared history," External link

wsau Friday, July 3, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It's important to acknowledge and promote the long history of the Aboriginal peoples' connection to this land, and the proud place it takes in Western Australia's shared history," External link

trust Friday, July 3, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I'm delighted we've finally got around to removing the name of someone history recognises as a tyrant, who massacred a lot of African people and had no connection to Western Australia whatsoever," "I think most Australians will be glad to see a traditional name given to this iconic Kimberley landmark" External link

abc-au Friday, July 3, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I still get a lot of that in the social media space and emails undoubtedly ... abusive emails, racist emails," External link

9news Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I look at Victoria quite closely and I note that their coronavirus community spread doesn’t appear to be any closer to being under control,” “That’s really the issue here. It’s not about Western Australian community spread, it’s about what’s happening in other states” External link

aap-au Saturday, June 20, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : “I look at Victoria quite closely and I note that their coronavirus community spread doesn’t appear to be any closer to being under control,” External link

aap-au Friday, June 19, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I look at Victoria quite closely and I note that their coronavirus community spread doesn't appear to be any closer to being under control," "That's really the issue here. It's not about Western Australian community spread, it's about what's happening in other states" External link

yahoo-au Friday, June 19, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I still get a lot of that in the social media space and emails undoubtedly ... abusive emails, racist emails," External link

9news Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "You will see this have an impact and a very quick impact on the number of Aboriginal people inside prisons," External link

9news Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "You will see this have an impact and a very quick impact on the number of Aboriginal people inside prisons," External link

9news Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I don't think anybody has really looked at the name of that Colonial and seen it in any form of race way at all," External link

abc-au Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "BHP agreed financial and other benefits for the Banjima people, while the Banjima made commitments to support the South Flank project," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 12, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “No objections were filed and I approved the notice on 29 May, 2020. This notice covers 40 Aboriginal sites,” External link

mining Thursday, June 11, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “No objections were filed and I approved the notice on 29 May, 2020. This notice covers 40 Aboriginal sites,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “No objections were filed and I approved the notice on 29 May, 2020. This notice covers 40 Aboriginal sites,” External link

mining Thursday, June 11, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "No objections were filed and I approved the notice on 29 May, 2020. This notice covers 40 Aboriginal sites," External link

miningweekly Thursday, June 11, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "As with any agreement, some circumstances can change including the understanding of heritage values of particular sites," External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “Native title holders are the bodies best-placed to made decisions about their own heritage places,” “Australia has a sad history of governments deciding what is in the best interests of Aboriginal people” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “As with any agreement, some circumstances can change, including the understanding of heritage values of particular sites,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "As with any agreement, some circumstances can change including the understanding of heritage values of particular sites," External link

afp-en Thursday, June 11, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “Native title holders are the bodies best-placed to made decisions about their own heritage places,” “Australia has a sad history of governments deciding what is in the best interests of Aboriginal people” External link

theage Thursday, June 11, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Nobody is disputing the topic of the protest but ... that worries me greatly," External link

9news Sunday, June 7, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Nobody is disputing the topic of the protest but ... that worries me greatly," External link

9news Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Nobody is disputing the topic of the protest but ... that worries me greatly," External link

bordermail Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Nobody is disputing the topic of the protest but ... that worries me greatly," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “It will provide for agreements between traditional owners and proponents to include a process to consider new information that may come to light, and allow the parties to be able to amend the agreements by mutual consent,” “The legislation will also provide options for appeal” External link

aap-au Monday, June 1, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “It will provide for agreements between traditional owners and proponents to include a process to consider new information that may come to light, and allow the parties to be able to amend the agreements by mutual consent,” “The legislation will also provide options for appeal” External link

aap-au Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It will provide for agreements between traditional owners and proponents to include a process to consider new information that may come to light, and allow the parties to be able to amend the agreements by mutual consent," "The legislation will also provide options for appeal" External link

tvnz Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:31:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It will provide for agreements between traditional owners and proponents to include a process to consider new information that may come to light, and allow the parties to be able to amend the agreements by mutual consent," "The legislation will also provide options for appeal" External link

9news Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It will provide for agreements between traditional owners and proponents to include a process to consider new information that may come to light, and allow the parties to be able to amend the agreements by mutual consent," "The legislation will also provide options for appeal" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It will provide for agreements between traditional owners and proponents to include a process to consider new information that may come to light, and allow the parties to be able to amend the agreements by mutual consent," "The legislation will also provide options for appeal" External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, May 30, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It will provide for agreements between traditional owners and proponents to include a process to consider new information that may come to light, and allow the parties to be able to amend the agreements by mutual consent," "The legislation will also provide options for appeal" External link

yahoo-au Saturday, May 30, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "Having that contraction in one quarter is extraordinary - a five per cent contraction in one quarter is something we haven't seen before," External link

9news Friday, May 29, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We are seeing some of the worst figures anyone has seen in their lifetime ... but where we were two months ago compared to where we are now, I am much more optimistic," "Ultimately if the success of the health response to COVID continues, and I expect that it will, then the return to normal behaviour around our internal economy will certainly support that" External link

9news Friday, May 29, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "Having that contraction in one quarter is extraordinary - a five per cent contraction in one quarter is something we haven't seen before," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We are seeing some of the worst figures anyone has seen in their lifetime ... but where we were two months ago compared to where we are now, I am much more optimistic," "Ultimately if the success of the health response to COVID continues, and I expect that it will, then the return to normal behaviour around our internal economy will certainly support that" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The impact of the pandemic and social restrictions to contain its spread have been devastating for Western Australian businesses and households," External link

abc-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The economic shock will result in an inevitable corresponding deterioration in the state's finances," External link

abc-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Whilst up until March we are still operating a strong operating surplus position, that has deteriorated rapidly over this quarter," "So we are still expecting a surplus position this year. 2020-21 is much more problematic" External link

abc-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "Having that contraction in one quarter is extraordinary - a five per cent contraction in one quarter is something we haven't seen before," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We are seeing some of the worst figures anyone has seen in their lifetime ... but where we were two months ago compared to where we are now, I am much more optimistic," "Ultimately if the success of the health response to COVID continues, and I expect that it will, then the return to normal behaviour around our internal economy will certainly support that" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "Having that contraction in one quarter is extraordinary - a five per cent contraction in one quarter is something we haven't seen before," External link

bordermail Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We are seeing some of the worst figures anyone has seen in their lifetime ... but where we were two months ago compared to where we are now, I am much more optimistic," "Ultimately if the success of the health response to COVID continues, and I expect that it will, then the return to normal behaviour around our internal economy will certainly support that" External link

bordermail Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : “Having that contraction in one quarter is extraordinary – a five per cent contraction in one quarter is something we haven’t seen before,” External link

aap-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “We are seeing some of the worst figures anyone has seen in their lifetime … but where we were two months ago compared to where we are now, I am much more optimistic,” “Ultimately if the success of the health response to COVID continues, and I expect that it will, then the return to normal behaviour around our internal economy will certainly support that” External link

aap-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The impact of the pandemic and social restrictions to contain its spread have been devastating for Western Australian businesses and households," External link

abc-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The economic shock will result in an inevitable corresponding deterioration in the state's finances," "While royalty collections have remained resilient , this is expected to be significantly outweighed by declines in other sources of revenue including GST grants, payroll tax, transfer duty, land tax, vehicle licence duty, and agency own-source revenues" External link

abc-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It was an incredible time, one of those things that I think I'll look back for the rest of my life," "Because as the coronavirus was coming at us and our numbers were, you know, something like 20 a day … you got a real sense of fear in the community … how far we were going to have to put the brakes on everything to get the virus under control … and I think we got that right" External link

abc-au Monday, May 11, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It was an incredible time, one of those things that I think I'll look back for the rest of my life," "Because as the coronavirus was coming at us and our numbers were, you know, something like 20 a day … you got a real sense of fear in the community … how far we were going to have to put the brakes on everything to get the virus under control … and I think we got that right" External link

abc-au Sunday, May 10, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “What I’m worrying about is two things – one, supporting the economy as best we can, but two, ensuring that the state government balance sheet can respond post COVID-19,” “We do need to be careful with our finances and it does mean that we do need to be very careful where we target our spend. I’m looking for bang for buck” External link

aap-au Friday, April 24, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "What I'm worrying about is two things - one, supporting the economy as best we can, but two, ensuring that the state government balance sheet can respond post COVID-19," "We do need to be careful with our finances and it does mean that we do need to be very careful where we target our spend. I'm looking for bang for buck" External link

9news Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt says : "Sadly, communities need to rethink attending funerals in large numbers at this point in time," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt says : "Sadly, communities need to rethink attending funerals in large numbers at this point in time," External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 20, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The Commonwealth has withdrawn its support for those communities, and this response around their sustainability is one we needed to deal with," "Just over $200 million will go to ensure that those remote communities continue to have the sustainability that we want to see ... around the provision of essential services" External link

abc-au Friday, March 20, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said ( about Mark McGowan ) : "The WA economy is in better shape now than it was when the McGowan Government came to office and the WA Treasury has projected stronger growth to come," External link

abc-au Friday, March 13, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said ( about Mark McGowan ) : "The WA economy is in better shape now than it was when the McGowan Government came to office and the WA Treasury has projected stronger growth to come," External link

abc-au Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said ( about Mark McGowan ) : "I have decided not to stand as a candidate in the 2021 state election and I understand that this announcement presents the premier with a decision to make about my future in his cabinet," "I have discussed this at length with the premier and as a result of these discussions I will be continuing in my roles as a minister in the McGowan government until the state election" External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, February 25, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I have decided not to stand as a candidate in the 2021 state election and I understand that this announcement presents the premier with a decision to make about my future in his cabinet," "I have discussed this at length with the premier and as a result of these discussions I will be continuing in my roles as a minister in the McGowan government until the state election" External link

9news Tuesday, February 25, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This is a regrettable and divisive decision by RSLWA and I suggest they reconsider. Immediately," "It is worth noting that our New Zealand partners embrace the language of their Indigenous peoples at Anzac Day ceremonies. We should do the same" External link

theage Friday, February 21, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The budget is based on a very conservative view around the iron ore price and that is certainly something that the budget can sustain at this point," "What the impact will be of course will depend entirely upon how long the ban is in place, restrictions on travel, impacts on shipping and how long it takes to fully recover from it" External link

smh Tuesday, February 4, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The budget is based on a very conservative view around the iron ore price and that is certainly something that the budget can sustain at this point," "What the impact will be of course will depend entirely upon how long the ban is in place, restrictions on travel, impacts on shipping and how long it takes to fully recover from it" External link

smh Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The budget is based on a very conservative view around the iron ore price and that is certainly something that the budget can sustain at this point," "What the impact will be of course will depend entirely upon how long the ban is in place, restrictions on travel, impacts on shipping and how long it takes to fully recover from it" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 3, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The budget is based on a very conservative view around the iron ore price and that is certainly something that the budget can sustain at this point," "What the impact will be of course will depend entirely upon how long the ban is in place, restrictions on travel, impacts on shipping and how long it takes to fully recover from it" External link

watoday Monday, February 3, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The budget is based on a very conservative view around the iron ore price and that is certainly something that the budget can sustain at this point," "What the impact will be of course will depend entirely upon how long the ban is in place, restrictions on travel, impacts on shipping and how long it takes to fully recover from it" External link

smh Monday, February 3, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The Bell litigation has long been a distraction and consumed an inordinate amount of time and resources for all parties," External link

watoday Saturday, December 21, 2019 5:22:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The Bell litigation has long been a distraction, and consumed an inordinate amount of time and resources for all parties," "I hope this represents the start of the end for Bell and the matter is resolved in the interest of WA taxpayers" External link

abc-au Saturday, December 21, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We came to government with a clear view around the state of the finances and I'll be one who will be talking about the repair to the finances that we've done at any opportunity that I get," External link

smh Thursday, December 19, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We came to government with a clear view around the state of the finances and I'll be one who will be talking about the repair to the finances that we've done at any opportunity that I get," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, December 19, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "It was at a ministerial Christmas lunch. She's a member of my staff," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "As I have always said, the state will protect its interests vigorously," External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 27, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "As I have always said, the state will protect its interests vigorously," External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:41:00 AM EAT



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treasurer37.82%EN11/29/201729/11/2017
minister1.82%EN11/14/201714/11/2017
energy minister1.45%EN11/14/201714/11/2017
state treasurer1.09%EN09/30/201730/09/2017
spokesman31.27%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
shadow treasurer24.36%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
spokesperson0.73%EN02/19/201719/02/2017
opposition treasurer0.36%EN11/30/201630/11/2016
finance spokesman0.36%EN05/24/201624/05/2016
candidate0.73%EN03/12/200612/03/2006
Names Lang Count
Ben WyattEN99.68%
Ben WyattFR0.32%
Ben WyattPT0.00%


 
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Simon Thompson said ( about Ben Wyatt ) : “With family links to the Pilbara and an impressive track record in public life, Ben’s knowledge of public policy, finance, international trade and Indigenous affairs will significantly add to the depth of knowledge on the board at a time when we are seeking to strengthen relationships with key stakeholders in Australia and around the world” External link

pressandjournal Friday, June 4, 2021 11:49:00 AM EAT

Simon Thompson said ( about Ben Wyatt ) : “With family links to the Pilbara and an impressive track record in public life, Ben’s knowledge of public policy, finance, international trade and Indigenous affairs will significantly add to the depth of knowledge on the board at a time when we are seeking to strengthen relationships with key stakeholders in Australia and around the world” External link

thecourier Friday, June 4, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Simon Thompson said ( about Ben Wyatt ) : “With family links to the Pilbara and an impressive track record in public life, Ben’s knowledge of public policy, finance, international trade and Indigenous affairs will significantly add to the depth of knowledge on the board at a time when we are seeking to strengthen relationships with key stakeholders in Australia and around the world” External link

msn-uk Friday, June 4, 2021 11:41:00 AM EAT

Simon Thompson said ( about Ben Wyatt ) : “With family links to the Pilbara and an impressive track record in public life, Ben’s knowledge of public policy, finance, international trade and Indigenous affairs will significantly add to the depth of knowledge on the board at a time when we are seeking to strengthen relationships with key stakeholders in Australia and around the world” External link

independent-UK Friday, June 4, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Thompson said ( about Ben Wyatt ) : “With family links to the Pilbara and an impressive track record in public life, Ben’s knowledge of public policy, finance, international trade and Indigenous affairs will significantly add to the depth of knowledge on the board at a time when we are seeking to strengthen relationships with key stakeholders in Australia and around the world” External link

cityam Friday, June 4, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Richard Goyder said ( about Ben Wyatt ) : “Wyatt’s proven strategic leadership, demonstrated across his diverse ministerial portfolio, will be an important contributor to the Woodside board as we execute our growth priorities and pursue the energy transition,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:12:00 AM EAT

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Ben Wyatt added : “I was not expecting that much money for the surgery. It’s essential, if I took a knock I could die. Not having that piece of skull means I can’t work, skate, drive and much more which has left my life on pause” External link

dailystar Thursday, July 7, 2022 4:48:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "They told my dad before the surgery that there was a high chance I'd pass away. " External link

themirror Wednesday, July 6, 2022 10:28:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt added : "I was not expecting that much money for the surgery. It's essential, if I took a knock I could die. Not having that piece of skull means I can’t work, skate, drive and much more which has left my life on pause" External link

themirror Wednesday, July 6, 2022 10:28:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "They told my dad before the surgery that there was a high chance I'd pass away," External link

westbriton Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:51:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt added : "I was not expecting that much money for the surgery. It's essential, if I took a knock I could die. Not having that piece of skull means I can’t work, skate, drive and much more which has left my life on pause" External link

westbriton Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:51:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I hope the divisions created through this process can now begin to heal, and all parties can embrace a new era of co-operation and consultation which respects the rights of the native titleholders,” External link

theage Wednesday, May 25, 2022 9:49:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I hope the divisions created through this process can now begin to heal, and all parties can embrace a new era of co-operation and consultation which respects the rights of the native titleholders,” External link

theage Wednesday, May 25, 2022 5:34:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “Perhaps the great challenge we’ll have in my lifetime,” External link

theherald-au Sunday, April 10, 2022 2:28:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “Perhaps the great challenge we’ll have in my lifetime,” External link

theage Sunday, April 10, 2022 8:51:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I exercised due caution before I took on all five board roles that I hold. It is important to note that these are not executive roles. As governance roles they do not involve regular interactions with government” External link

guardian Sunday, February 6, 2022 7:56:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I appreciate the hurt my decision today may cause a number of Noongar people,” “However, my ministerial responsibility to protect Aboriginal cultural heritage must take into account the broader interests of the whole state of Western Australia” External link

smh Monday, December 13, 2021 12:43:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I am not an oil and gas guy for Woodside, I’m not a mining guy, my background is relationships, it’s risk,” External link

business-standard Friday, June 4, 2021 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I have deep respect for the resources sector in Australia and have long been impressed with the professionalism and commitment demonstrated by Rio Tinto. I was deeply saddened and disappointed by the events at Juukan Gorge but I am convinced that Rio Tinto is committed to changing its approach to cultural heritage issues and restoring its reputation, particularly in Australia and Western Australia. I am looking forward to working with the board in building on the momentum for change generated by the new leadership team,” External link

miningweekly Friday, June 4, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “There’s no question it’s a work in progress with Rio,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 4, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “There is a desperate desire to get back to the place Rio Tinto once occupied in the places they operate,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 4, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I have deep respect for the resources sector in Australia and have long been impressed with the professionalism and commitment demonstrated by Rio Tinto. I was deeply saddened and disappointed by the events at Juukan Gorge but I am convinced that Rio Tinto is committed to changing its approach to cultural heritage issues and restoring its reputation, particularly in Australia and Western Australia. I am looking forward to working with the Board in building on the momentum for change generated by the new leadership team,” External link

miningweekly Friday, June 4, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I was deeply saddened and disappointed by the events at Juukan Gorge but I am convinced that Rio Tinto is committed to changing its approach to cultural heritage issues and restoring its reputation,” External link

cityam Friday, June 4, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I am not an oil and gas guy for Woodside, I’m not a mining guy, my background is relationships, it’s risk,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, June 4, 2021 8:22:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "He's either lying to the people of Western Australia or quite simply, it's not going to be done," External link

abc-au Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:49:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “The matter is being treated very seriously and with utmost priority by the department,” “I trust that the investigation will be managed expeditiously and concluded swiftly” External link

smh Thursday, February 25, 2021 10:38:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “The matter is being treated very seriously and with utmost priority by the department,” “I trust that the investigation will be managed expeditiously and concluded swiftly” External link

theherald-au Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:29:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “The matter is being treated very seriously and with utmost priority by the department,” “I trust that the investigation will be managed expeditiously and concluded swiftly” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The matter is being treated very seriously and with utmost priority by the Department," "I trust that the investigation will be managed expeditiously and concluded swiftly" External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 24, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The matter is being treated very seriously and with utmost priority by the Department," "I trust that the investigation will be managed expeditiously and concluded swiftly" External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Some people suggest Kings Park, some people suggest the parliamentary precinct, people suggest further up the Swan River up in the Bassendean area, some have suggested Heirisson Island," "It is something we want the Whadjuk people to take the lead on" External link

abc-au Monday, February 22, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "With such a strong cultural connection to the land, existing built heritage assets and a pristine coastal landscape, Cossack will provide a mix of offerings to suit all tourists and interests," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 24, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I'm really excited about the next few years in the Pilbara, we have created a pipeline of work now, particularly in the construction space," "An important part of both the Regional Land Booster and the Building Bonus is to try and bring on a more reliable supply of housing stock into the Pilbara so we don't get those artificially high spikes" External link

abc-au Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The WA Budget as at May this year was expected to be dramatically worse than where we've ended up," External link

abc-au Monday, December 14, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This is the strongest projected growth of any state," External link

abc-au Monday, December 14, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We are of course expecting that to continue to decline," External link

abc-au Monday, December 14, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "Hopefully I've explained to you this morning that it's not just an iron ore story," External link

yahoo-au Monday, December 14, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The WA Budget as at May this year was expected to be dramatically worse than where we've ended up," External link

abc-au Monday, December 14, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This is the strongest projected growth of any state," External link

abc-au Monday, December 14, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We are of course expecting that to continue to decline," External link

abc-au Monday, December 14, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I would have liked to have gotten that through of course while I was the minister, ultimately it is unfinished business for the parliament, I think the parliament, regardless of its form next term, stands ready to deal with that," "I think the time has come and I think 2021 may well be the year it makes its way through parliament" External link

theage Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The solutions that we're trying to find here this evening won't come from us based down in Perth," "I met with some of the young Aboriginal leaders earlier today, some incredible leadership, and they are there to be called upon, they are keen to help, keen to assist, and we must remember to reach out to them" External link

abc-au Wednesday, December 9, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "In March, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the Western Australian community, I had been reluctant to leave in the midst of this great fight," External link

watoday Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "China is by no means a perfect nation, but few nations are," External link

theage Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "China is by no means a perfect nation, but few nations are," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "In March, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the Western Australian community, I had been reluctant to leave in the midst of this great fight," External link

theage Monday, November 16, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "In March, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the Western Australian community, I had been reluctant to leave in the midst of this great fight," External link

theherald-au Monday, November 16, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "In March, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the Western Australian community, I had been reluctant to leave in the midst of this great fight," External link

smh Monday, November 16, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "In March, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the Western Australian community, I had been reluctant to leave in the midst of this great fight," External link

watoday Monday, November 16, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This will be a very strong stimulus and also ensure that, as we try and bring people back into the city, we need to send that message that the city is very much open for business," External link

smh Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This will be a very strong stimulus and also ensure that, as we try and bring people back into the city, we need to send that message that the city is very much open for business," External link

watoday Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This isn't an iron ore story, this is a financial management story," "Yes, iron ore is strong, yes iron ore is doing the wonderful things it does for the state, but I will never, ever base a budget upon a high iron ore price" External link

abc-au Friday, October 9, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This isn't an iron ore story, this is a financial management story," "Yes, iron ore is strong, yes iron ore is doing the wonderful things it does for the state, but I will never, ever base a budget upon a high iron ore price" External link

abc-au Friday, October 9, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This isn't an iron ore story, this is a financial management story," "Yes, iron ore is strong, yes iron ore is doing the wonderful things it does for the state, but I will never, ever base a budget upon a high iron ore price" External link

abc-au Friday, October 9, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This responsible financial management enabled the McGowan Government to already achieve the first Budget surplus in five years and gave us the financial capacity and flexibility to immediately respond when the pandemic struck," "Our focus in this Budget is keeping WA safe and strong so Western Australia can recover from COVID-19, stronger than ever" External link

9news Friday, October 9, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "They shouldn't, because it's not the government policy," "The government policy is still very much focused around the health advice" External link

bordermail Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "They shouldn't, because it's not the government policy," "The government policy is still very much focused around the health advice" External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "If Treasury had said 'rather than the June quarter next year, make an assumption that it's the December quarter this year', it would have a very benign impact on the assumptions," External link

portstephensexaminer Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "And they shouldn't, because it's not the government policy," External link

portstephensexaminer Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic has been the toughest challenge we have faced," External link

portstephensexaminer Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic has been the toughest challenge we have faced," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "If Treasury had said 'rather than the June quarter next year, make an assumption that it's the December quarter this year', it would have a very benign impact on the assumptions," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "And they shouldn't, because it's not the government policy," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said ( about Mark McGowan ) : "This responsible financial management enabled the McGowan Government to already achieve the first Budget surplus in five years and gave us the financial capacity and flexibility to immediately respond when the pandemic struck," "Our focus in this Budget is keeping WA safe and strong so Western Australia can recover from COVID-19, stronger than ever" External link

9news Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Nobody likes a tight wages policy, but when you are in the public sector you have a secure job and that is worth its weight in gold," External link

abc-au Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:54:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "If Treasury had said 'rather than the June quarter next year, make an assumption that it's the December quarter this year', it would have a very benign impact on the assumptions," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "And they shouldn't, because it's not the government policy," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “The $600 credit is expected to provide a significant boost to the economy and will support jobs, providing further impetus to the recovery already underway in ,” “This is the first time household fees and charges have decreased in 15 years” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, October 4, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The $600 credit is expected to provide a significant boost to the economy and will support jobs, providing further impetus to the recovery already underway in Western Australia," "This is the first time household fees and charges have decreased in 15 years" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, October 4, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The 2019-20 report really highlights that the WA economy prior to COVID was very strong," External link

abc-au Friday, September 25, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "There is still more work to do because ultimately we still have a historically high unemployment rate of 7 per cent," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "There is still more work to do because ultimately we still have a historically high unemployment rate of 7 per cent," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Western Australia has recorded its largest monthly jobs increase on record, with more than 32,200 Western Australians finding jobs in August," "Our state also accounted for around one-third of jobs created nationally in August, highlighting the strength of our economy behind our hard border and the early benefits of the WA Recovery Plan" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The McGowan government’s decision to implement a hard border was clearly important in rebuilding our economy," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Western Australia has recorded its largest monthly jobs increase on record, with more than 32,200 Western Australians finding jobs in August," "Our state also accounted for around one-third of jobs created nationally in August, highlighting the strength of our economy behind our hard border and the early benefits of the WA Recovery Plan" External link

theage Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The McGowan government’s decision to implement a hard border was clearly important in rebuilding our economy," External link

theage Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Land sales have surged from an average of around about 60 a week through to 500 a week, that has been quite extraordinary," External link

abc-au Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "What is going incredibly well is the building bonus," "The border has allowed our businesses to get back to what they do best, which is operating in an unconstrained environment" External link

smh Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "What is going incredibly well is the building bonus," "The border has allowed our businesses to get back to what they do best, which is operating in an unconstrained environment" External link

smh Tuesday, September 15, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “A more sophisticated approach is one that we have been adopting, and that is requiring genuine engagement between the proponents,” “The loss of those executives I suspect was inevitable. When the shareholders get involved, you often get a reaction from the board. But I suspect those shareholders haven’t finished in respect of what they want to see from the board. So there may be more changes” External link

guardian Saturday, September 12, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The way the legislation is designed is for the vast majority of agreements to be reached between traditional owners and proponents," External link

abc-au Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I've noticed that reporting as well that he is in Perth, we've reached out, they haven't sought a meeting with me but I've certainly reached out trying to get him and hopefully that can happen,” External link

theage Thursday, September 3, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The process we've created with this bill ensures that this will be rare," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, September 2, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The process we've created with this bill ensures that this will be rare," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "As always I’m thankful to Western Australia and its strong mining sector and Queensland’s mining sector, and indeed mining right around the country," "It is a highly productive sector, it’s a big export earner and it is a big employer" External link

smh Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It's a one-size-fits-all approach for us, whether you are a local government putting in a retaining wall on the Swan River or whether you are dealing with very sensitive locations in the Pilbara. The process is exactly the same," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We're seeking to embed it into the native title system as well," "We now know in the vast majority of cases who the right traditional owners are, that's come about through the native title process" External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I'm expecting that with our building bonus, combined with the Commonwealth support this is the time for FIFO operators who don't live where they work to perhaps make the decision to move their families to regional WA," "Certainly with the sales in Karratha, I'm now trying to get some understanding of who is buying those and whether they're FIFOs from outside of the Pilbara" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "If we win in 2017, and we don't get [the outer harbour port] under way, I will resign," External link

watoday Monday, August 10, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "One of the things that I've been painfully aware of … is that ultimately the Government — as a contributor to the economy — is 10 to 15 per cent," "It's the private sector that we need to get up and running again, investing and employing people, and that's what the recovery plan … is designed to do" External link

abc-au Thursday, July 30, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “It is very much front-ended (so) in that first 12 months, the first two years, you’ll see the vast majority of that money spent,” External link

aap-au Monday, July 27, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “We are very aware of the impact that the pandemic has had on local businesses and jobs, and we thank every business for playing their role in helping stop the spread of the virus in WA,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, July 16, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We are very aware of the impact that the pandemic has had on local businesses and jobs, and we thank every business for playing their role in helping stop the spread of the virus in WA," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It's important to acknowledge and promote the long history of the Aboriginal peoples' connection to this land, and the proud place it takes in Western Australia's shared history," External link

wsau Friday, July 3, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It's important to acknowledge and promote the long history of the Aboriginal peoples' connection to this land, and the proud place it takes in Western Australia's shared history," External link

trust Friday, July 3, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I'm delighted we've finally got around to removing the name of someone history recognises as a tyrant, who massacred a lot of African people and had no connection to Western Australia whatsoever," "I think most Australians will be glad to see a traditional name given to this iconic Kimberley landmark" External link

abc-au Friday, July 3, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I still get a lot of that in the social media space and emails undoubtedly ... abusive emails, racist emails," External link

9news Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “I look at Victoria quite closely and I note that their coronavirus community spread doesn’t appear to be any closer to being under control,” “That’s really the issue here. It’s not about Western Australian community spread, it’s about what’s happening in other states” External link

aap-au Saturday, June 20, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : “I look at Victoria quite closely and I note that their coronavirus community spread doesn’t appear to be any closer to being under control,” External link

aap-au Friday, June 19, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I look at Victoria quite closely and I note that their coronavirus community spread doesn't appear to be any closer to being under control," "That's really the issue here. It's not about Western Australian community spread, it's about what's happening in other states" External link

yahoo-au Friday, June 19, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I still get a lot of that in the social media space and emails undoubtedly ... abusive emails, racist emails," External link

9news Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "You will see this have an impact and a very quick impact on the number of Aboriginal people inside prisons," External link

9news Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "You will see this have an impact and a very quick impact on the number of Aboriginal people inside prisons," External link

9news Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I don't think anybody has really looked at the name of that Colonial and seen it in any form of race way at all," External link

abc-au Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "BHP agreed financial and other benefits for the Banjima people, while the Banjima made commitments to support the South Flank project," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 12, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “No objections were filed and I approved the notice on 29 May, 2020. This notice covers 40 Aboriginal sites,” External link

mining Thursday, June 11, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “No objections were filed and I approved the notice on 29 May, 2020. This notice covers 40 Aboriginal sites,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “No objections were filed and I approved the notice on 29 May, 2020. This notice covers 40 Aboriginal sites,” External link

mining Thursday, June 11, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "No objections were filed and I approved the notice on 29 May, 2020. This notice covers 40 Aboriginal sites," External link

miningweekly Thursday, June 11, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "As with any agreement, some circumstances can change including the understanding of heritage values of particular sites," External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “Native title holders are the bodies best-placed to made decisions about their own heritage places,” “Australia has a sad history of governments deciding what is in the best interests of Aboriginal people” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “As with any agreement, some circumstances can change, including the understanding of heritage values of particular sites,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "As with any agreement, some circumstances can change including the understanding of heritage values of particular sites," External link

afp-en Thursday, June 11, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “Native title holders are the bodies best-placed to made decisions about their own heritage places,” “Australia has a sad history of governments deciding what is in the best interests of Aboriginal people” External link

theage Thursday, June 11, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Nobody is disputing the topic of the protest but ... that worries me greatly," External link

9news Sunday, June 7, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Nobody is disputing the topic of the protest but ... that worries me greatly," External link

9news Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Nobody is disputing the topic of the protest but ... that worries me greatly," External link

bordermail Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Nobody is disputing the topic of the protest but ... that worries me greatly," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “It will provide for agreements between traditional owners and proponents to include a process to consider new information that may come to light, and allow the parties to be able to amend the agreements by mutual consent,” “The legislation will also provide options for appeal” External link

aap-au Monday, June 1, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “It will provide for agreements between traditional owners and proponents to include a process to consider new information that may come to light, and allow the parties to be able to amend the agreements by mutual consent,” “The legislation will also provide options for appeal” External link

aap-au Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It will provide for agreements between traditional owners and proponents to include a process to consider new information that may come to light, and allow the parties to be able to amend the agreements by mutual consent," "The legislation will also provide options for appeal" External link

tvnz Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:31:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It will provide for agreements between traditional owners and proponents to include a process to consider new information that may come to light, and allow the parties to be able to amend the agreements by mutual consent," "The legislation will also provide options for appeal" External link

9news Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It will provide for agreements between traditional owners and proponents to include a process to consider new information that may come to light, and allow the parties to be able to amend the agreements by mutual consent," "The legislation will also provide options for appeal" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It will provide for agreements between traditional owners and proponents to include a process to consider new information that may come to light, and allow the parties to be able to amend the agreements by mutual consent," "The legislation will also provide options for appeal" External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, May 30, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It will provide for agreements between traditional owners and proponents to include a process to consider new information that may come to light, and allow the parties to be able to amend the agreements by mutual consent," "The legislation will also provide options for appeal" External link

yahoo-au Saturday, May 30, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "Having that contraction in one quarter is extraordinary - a five per cent contraction in one quarter is something we haven't seen before," External link

9news Friday, May 29, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We are seeing some of the worst figures anyone has seen in their lifetime ... but where we were two months ago compared to where we are now, I am much more optimistic," "Ultimately if the success of the health response to COVID continues, and I expect that it will, then the return to normal behaviour around our internal economy will certainly support that" External link

9news Friday, May 29, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "Having that contraction in one quarter is extraordinary - a five per cent contraction in one quarter is something we haven't seen before," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We are seeing some of the worst figures anyone has seen in their lifetime ... but where we were two months ago compared to where we are now, I am much more optimistic," "Ultimately if the success of the health response to COVID continues, and I expect that it will, then the return to normal behaviour around our internal economy will certainly support that" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The impact of the pandemic and social restrictions to contain its spread have been devastating for Western Australian businesses and households," External link

abc-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The economic shock will result in an inevitable corresponding deterioration in the state's finances," External link

abc-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "Whilst up until March we are still operating a strong operating surplus position, that has deteriorated rapidly over this quarter," "So we are still expecting a surplus position this year. 2020-21 is much more problematic" External link

abc-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "Having that contraction in one quarter is extraordinary - a five per cent contraction in one quarter is something we haven't seen before," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We are seeing some of the worst figures anyone has seen in their lifetime ... but where we were two months ago compared to where we are now, I am much more optimistic," "Ultimately if the success of the health response to COVID continues, and I expect that it will, then the return to normal behaviour around our internal economy will certainly support that" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "Having that contraction in one quarter is extraordinary - a five per cent contraction in one quarter is something we haven't seen before," External link

bordermail Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We are seeing some of the worst figures anyone has seen in their lifetime ... but where we were two months ago compared to where we are now, I am much more optimistic," "Ultimately if the success of the health response to COVID continues, and I expect that it will, then the return to normal behaviour around our internal economy will certainly support that" External link

bordermail Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : “Having that contraction in one quarter is extraordinary – a five per cent contraction in one quarter is something we haven’t seen before,” External link

aap-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “We are seeing some of the worst figures anyone has seen in their lifetime … but where we were two months ago compared to where we are now, I am much more optimistic,” “Ultimately if the success of the health response to COVID continues, and I expect that it will, then the return to normal behaviour around our internal economy will certainly support that” External link

aap-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The impact of the pandemic and social restrictions to contain its spread have been devastating for Western Australian businesses and households," External link

abc-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The economic shock will result in an inevitable corresponding deterioration in the state's finances," "While royalty collections have remained resilient , this is expected to be significantly outweighed by declines in other sources of revenue including GST grants, payroll tax, transfer duty, land tax, vehicle licence duty, and agency own-source revenues" External link

abc-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It was an incredible time, one of those things that I think I'll look back for the rest of my life," "Because as the coronavirus was coming at us and our numbers were, you know, something like 20 a day … you got a real sense of fear in the community … how far we were going to have to put the brakes on everything to get the virus under control … and I think we got that right" External link

abc-au Monday, May 11, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "It was an incredible time, one of those things that I think I'll look back for the rest of my life," "Because as the coronavirus was coming at us and our numbers were, you know, something like 20 a day … you got a real sense of fear in the community … how far we were going to have to put the brakes on everything to get the virus under control … and I think we got that right" External link

abc-au Sunday, May 10, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : “What I’m worrying about is two things – one, supporting the economy as best we can, but two, ensuring that the state government balance sheet can respond post COVID-19,” “We do need to be careful with our finances and it does mean that we do need to be very careful where we target our spend. I’m looking for bang for buck” External link

aap-au Friday, April 24, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "What I'm worrying about is two things - one, supporting the economy as best we can, but two, ensuring that the state government balance sheet can respond post COVID-19," "We do need to be careful with our finances and it does mean that we do need to be very careful where we target our spend. I'm looking for bang for buck" External link

9news Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt says : "Sadly, communities need to rethink attending funerals in large numbers at this point in time," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt says : "Sadly, communities need to rethink attending funerals in large numbers at this point in time," External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 20, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The Commonwealth has withdrawn its support for those communities, and this response around their sustainability is one we needed to deal with," "Just over $200 million will go to ensure that those remote communities continue to have the sustainability that we want to see ... around the provision of essential services" External link

abc-au Friday, March 20, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said ( about Mark McGowan ) : "The WA economy is in better shape now than it was when the McGowan Government came to office and the WA Treasury has projected stronger growth to come," External link

abc-au Friday, March 13, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said ( about Mark McGowan ) : "The WA economy is in better shape now than it was when the McGowan Government came to office and the WA Treasury has projected stronger growth to come," External link

abc-au Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said ( about Mark McGowan ) : "I have decided not to stand as a candidate in the 2021 state election and I understand that this announcement presents the premier with a decision to make about my future in his cabinet," "I have discussed this at length with the premier and as a result of these discussions I will be continuing in my roles as a minister in the McGowan government until the state election" External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, February 25, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "I have decided not to stand as a candidate in the 2021 state election and I understand that this announcement presents the premier with a decision to make about my future in his cabinet," "I have discussed this at length with the premier and as a result of these discussions I will be continuing in my roles as a minister in the McGowan government until the state election" External link

9news Tuesday, February 25, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "This is a regrettable and divisive decision by RSLWA and I suggest they reconsider. Immediately," "It is worth noting that our New Zealand partners embrace the language of their Indigenous peoples at Anzac Day ceremonies. We should do the same" External link

theage Friday, February 21, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The budget is based on a very conservative view around the iron ore price and that is certainly something that the budget can sustain at this point," "What the impact will be of course will depend entirely upon how long the ban is in place, restrictions on travel, impacts on shipping and how long it takes to fully recover from it" External link

smh Tuesday, February 4, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The budget is based on a very conservative view around the iron ore price and that is certainly something that the budget can sustain at this point," "What the impact will be of course will depend entirely upon how long the ban is in place, restrictions on travel, impacts on shipping and how long it takes to fully recover from it" External link

smh Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The budget is based on a very conservative view around the iron ore price and that is certainly something that the budget can sustain at this point," "What the impact will be of course will depend entirely upon how long the ban is in place, restrictions on travel, impacts on shipping and how long it takes to fully recover from it" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 3, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The budget is based on a very conservative view around the iron ore price and that is certainly something that the budget can sustain at this point," "What the impact will be of course will depend entirely upon how long the ban is in place, restrictions on travel, impacts on shipping and how long it takes to fully recover from it" External link

watoday Monday, February 3, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The budget is based on a very conservative view around the iron ore price and that is certainly something that the budget can sustain at this point," "What the impact will be of course will depend entirely upon how long the ban is in place, restrictions on travel, impacts on shipping and how long it takes to fully recover from it" External link

smh Monday, February 3, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The Bell litigation has long been a distraction and consumed an inordinate amount of time and resources for all parties," External link

watoday Saturday, December 21, 2019 5:22:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "The Bell litigation has long been a distraction, and consumed an inordinate amount of time and resources for all parties," "I hope this represents the start of the end for Bell and the matter is resolved in the interest of WA taxpayers" External link

abc-au Saturday, December 21, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We came to government with a clear view around the state of the finances and I'll be one who will be talking about the repair to the finances that we've done at any opportunity that I get," External link

smh Thursday, December 19, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt said : "We came to government with a clear view around the state of the finances and I'll be one who will be talking about the repair to the finances that we've done at any opportunity that I get," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, December 19, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "It was at a ministerial Christmas lunch. She's a member of my staff," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "As I have always said, the state will protect its interests vigorously," External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 27, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

Ben Wyatt told : "As I have always said, the state will protect its interests vigorously," External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:41:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
treasurer37.82%EN11/29/201729/11/2017
minister1.82%EN11/14/201714/11/2017
energy minister1.45%EN11/14/201714/11/2017
state treasurer1.09%EN09/30/201730/09/2017
spokesman31.27%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
shadow treasurer24.36%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
spokesperson0.73%EN02/19/201719/02/2017
opposition treasurer0.36%EN11/30/201630/11/2016
finance spokesman0.36%EN05/24/201624/05/2016
candidate0.73%EN03/12/200612/03/2006
Names Lang Count
Ben WyattEN99.68%
Ben WyattFR0.32%
Ben WyattPT0.00%


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Simon Thompson said ( about Ben Wyatt ) : “With family links to the Pilbara and an impressive track record in public life, Ben’s knowledge of public policy, finance, international trade and Indigenous affairs will significantly add to the depth of knowledge on the board at a time when we are seeking to strengthen relationships with key stakeholders in Australia and around the world” External link

pressandjournal Friday, June 4, 2021 11:49:00 AM EAT

Simon Thompson said ( about Ben Wyatt ) : “With family links to the Pilbara and an impressive track record in public life, Ben’s knowledge of public policy, finance, international trade and Indigenous affairs will significantly add to the depth of knowledge on the board at a time when we are seeking to strengthen relationships with key stakeholders in Australia and around the world” External link

thecourier Friday, June 4, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Simon Thompson said ( about Ben Wyatt ) : “With family links to the Pilbara and an impressive track record in public life, Ben’s knowledge of public policy, finance, international trade and Indigenous affairs will significantly add to the depth of knowledge on the board at a time when we are seeking to strengthen relationships with key stakeholders in Australia and around the world” External link

msn-uk Friday, June 4, 2021 11:41:00 AM EAT

Simon Thompson said ( about Ben Wyatt ) : “With family links to the Pilbara and an impressive track record in public life, Ben’s knowledge of public policy, finance, international trade and Indigenous affairs will significantly add to the depth of knowledge on the board at a time when we are seeking to strengthen relationships with key stakeholders in Australia and around the world” External link

independent-UK Friday, June 4, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Thompson said ( about Ben Wyatt ) : “With family links to the Pilbara and an impressive track record in public life, Ben’s knowledge of public policy, finance, international trade and Indigenous affairs will significantly add to the depth of knowledge on the board at a time when we are seeking to strengthen relationships with key stakeholders in Australia and around the world” External link

cityam Friday, June 4, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Richard Goyder said ( about Ben Wyatt ) : “Wyatt’s proven strategic leadership, demonstrated across his diverse ministerial portfolio, will be an important contributor to the Woodside board as we execute our growth priorities and pursue the energy transition,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:12:00 AM EAT