Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Mark McGowan MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

17/08/2018

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government Cabinet heads north to the Pilbara

16/08/2018

McGowan

Premier

Kalamunda Community Hub election commitment underway

16/08/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

Premier’s Science Awards celebrate leading WA scientists

16/08/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

WA to attract best and brightest international students

15/08/2018

McGowan

Premier; Public Sector Management

McGowan Government cuts excessive payouts to bureaucrats

14/08/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism; Racing and Gaming

Cheers to WA: Everyone’s a winner under State’s new liquor laws

10/08/2018

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government revitalises Collie's public transport system

9/08/2018

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Public Sector Management; Commerce and Industrial Relations

Thousands of State Government workers to receive job security

8/08/2018

McGowan

Premier

New era to begin for secondary students in Geraldton

8/08/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Agriculture and Food

McGowan Government drives broadband boost for the bush

7/08/2018

McGowan

Premier

Science lab boost for Geraldton students

6/08/2018

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Corrective Services

Western Australia’s first female drug treatment prison opens

31/07/2018

McGowan

Premier

Aboriginal elders and youth capture history with Lotterywest grant

30/07/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Common board members for Healthway and Lotterywest

27/07/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Aboriginal Affairs

Local Capability Fund to assist regional Aboriginal business participation

25/07/2018

McGowan

Premier

Premier turns sod on BHP $4.88 billion South Flank Project

23/07/2018

McGowan; Ellery; Kelly

Premier; Education and Training; Science

First primary school science lab transformation completed

23/07/2018

McGowan

Premier

New Public Sector Commissioner announced

20/07/2018

McGowan

Premier

Rockingham's dedicated Jobs and Skills Centre a hit with locals

20/07/2018

McGowan

Premier

Australian Marine Complex-Common User Facility celebrates 15 years

18/07/2018

McGowan

Premier

Joint media statement - METRONET industry briefing showcases local content opportunities

17/07/2018

McGowan

Premier

Premier visits Esperance on the back of MinRes deal

16/07/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

WA’s brightest scientists recognised as finalists

12/07/2018

McGowan; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Premier; Transport; Regional Development

Major upgrades to Bidyadanga Access Road underway

10/07/2018

McGowan

Premier

Premier launches the new Aboriginal Interpreting WA service

9/07/2018

McGowan

Premier

Promising signs for Kimberley tourism

6/07/2018

McGowan

Premier

Premier takes ‘Don’t Walk Away’ campaign to the Kimberley

5/07/2018

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

McGowan Government delivers options for genuine GST reform

5/07/2018

McGowan

Premier

Rock Art Education Space to be revitalised with $345,000 LotteryWest grant

5/07/2018

McGowan

Premier

Derby business expansion: a sign of confidence in the Kimberley

4/07/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Testing begins on Matagarup Bridge

3/07/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Two METRONET projects on track to begin construction next year

1/07/2018

McGowan

Premier

State and Federal governments agree to put MH370 memorial on hold

29/06/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Replacement of Rio Tinto Paraburdoo stackers to create local jobs

28/06/2018

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

Lethal force powers for WA Police officers during terrorist incidents

28/06/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Clear pathway for businesses and government to create WA jobs

27/06/2018

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

WA to sign up to National Redress Scheme

27/06/2018

McGowan; McGurk; Quigley

Premier; Child Protection; Attorney General

WA responds to Royal Commission and signs up to National Redress Scheme

26/06/2018

McGowan

Premier

Premier welcomes talks with Western Australia's overseas Commissioners

22/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Perth’s southern suburbs job creating, congestion tackling combo fix

21/06/2018

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police; Road Safety

Charlotte's Law - Killer drivers to face severe new penalties

20/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti; Papalia

Premier; Planning; Tourism

New strategy set to maximise Perth Hills’ tourism potential

17/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET extension to Byford reaches new milestone

15/06/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Start of LNG production from Wheatstone Train 2 delivers long-term jobs

15/06/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

BHP’s multibillion dollar investment in WA to create thousands of jobs

14/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Design revealed for Denny Avenue METRONET level crossing removal

13/06/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Government works with Mineral Resources Ltd to protect WA jobs

13/06/2018

McGowan

Premier

WA to benefit from Federal Labor’s new Fair Share Fund

13/06/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

WA Industry Link rolled out to the regions

10/06/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Perth Children’s Hospital welcomes PMH patients

8/06/2018

McGowan; Kelly; Cook

Premier; Science; Health

Premier’s Fellows in phenomics to advance precision medicine

5/06/2018

McGowan

Premier

Premier welcomes Airbus decision to locate Zephyr aircraft in WA

4/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti; Papalia

Premier; Planning; Tourism

Funding boost to help Araluen tourism bloom

3/06/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier to visit Beijing to further strengthen economic ties and promote WA

3/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning; Lands

New jobs on the horizon with green light for industrial estate

1/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Planning

Woodside’s jobs portal to secure work for Karratha locals

30/05/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Education and Training

Boost for WA jobs as Jobs and Skills Centres open

28/05/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New nature playground will be welcome addition at North Woodvale

28/05/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Boost for WA jobs with new Pilbara FMG mine on track

28/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Upgrades to infamous Balcatta T-junction paves the way for a smoother run

24/05/2018

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Mines and Petroleum

New strategy to capitalise on once-in-a-lifetime lithium opportunity

22/05/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health; Mental Health

Urgent Care Clinic opens at Royal Perth Hospital

21/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Tunnel boring machines reach Airport Central Station as Forrestfield-Airport Link construction speeds ahead

20/05/2018

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Child Protection; Community Services

$20.5 million to target and reduce offending by young people

18/05/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

Qantas flies Perth to Broome for under $200

16/05/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Stage 2 of Southern Grove Primary School underway

16/05/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Primary school construction underway to cater for Piara Waters

15/05/2018

McGowan; Tinley; Saffioti

Premier; Housing; Transport; Planning

WA’s biggest urban infill developments to deliver major jobs boost

13/05/2018

McGowan; Cook; McGurk

Premier; Health; Women's Interests

Family birthing centre for Fiona Stanley Hospital

12/05/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Perth Children’s Hospital declared officially open for WA kids

11/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Key McGowan Government road commitment one step closer

11/05/2018

McGowan

Premier

$10 million to kick-start Darling Range Sports College upgrades

11/05/2018

McGowan

Premier

State Budget performs for Ocean Reef Senior High School

11/05/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Osborne Park Hospital’s $24.9 million expansion

11/05/2018

McGowan

Premier

New North Morley Primary School library to encourage learning and imagination

10/05/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Defence Issues

Jobs boost: Budget delivers $4.9 million boost for Defence West

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Gascoyne region

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Goldfields-Esperance region

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Kimberley

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Peel region

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Mid-West

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Pilbara

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Great Southern region

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Wheatbelt

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the South-West

10/05/2018

McGowan; Tinley; Saffioti

Premier; Housing; Planning

$394 million METRONET housing package will boost jobs and enhance liveability

10/05/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Schools across the State to benefit from investment in education

10/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

METRONET Budget includes WA's biggest ever rail investment

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Budget boost for jobs in the regions

10/05/2018

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

Budget reinforces commitment to grow economy and create jobs

9/05/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Small Business

Celebrating 30 years of the WA Industry and Export Awards

6/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Further widening works planned for freeway transformation

4/05/2018

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Mines and Petroleum

New Kwinana lithium refinery to create more WA jobs

2/05/2018

McGowan; Kelly; McGurk

Premier; Water; Community Services

New programs introduced to help people with financial difficulties

1/05/2018

McGowan

Premier

Hon Kim Beazley AC sworn in as Western Australia’s 33rd Governor

1/05/2018

McGowan

Premier

$3.8 billion multi-use Belmont Park redevelopment underway

30/04/2018

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

Contemporary Music Fund to support homegrown talent and create jobs

30/04/2018

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

WA's Commonwealth Games athletes welcomed home

29/04/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Perth Children’s Hospital ED opening big news for kids

27/04/2018

McGowan

Premier

Joint media statement - Major jobs and infrastructure boost for Western Australia