Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Mark McGowan MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

26/04/2018

McGowan

Premier

Commodore Mike Deeks CSC RAN (Rtd) announced as new Agent General

26/04/2018

McGowan

Premier

Future certainty for Albany Entertainment Centre

25/04/2018

McGowan

Premier

Premier launches new web series to commemorate the end of the Centenary of Anzac

24/04/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

New centre to ride the next wave of renewable energy research

22/04/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Local workers to help build new METRONET railcars

21/04/2018

McGowan

Premier

Equipment and uniform funding help Pilbara sport clubs kick goals

14/04/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Major Gorgon subsea expansion to deliver a boost to WA jobs

13/04/2018

McGowan

Premier

Vale Mal Bryce

13/04/2018

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Emergency Services

Rural Fire Division to drive new era of enhanced bushfire management

8/04/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

First look at Perth Children’s Hospital as opening dates revealed

3/04/2018

McGowan

Premier

Kim Beazley appointed as new Governor of Western Australia

29/03/2018

McGowan

Premier

Premier’s visit to shipbuilder Lürssen in Germany

27/03/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

New marketing campaign launched to target youth market

26/03/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

Awards program seeks WA science success stories

25/03/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

History-making flight returns from London to Perth

24/03/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

History in making as first plane prepares to depart Perth for London

24/03/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Premier launches State-wide school competition to commemorate the end of the Centenary of Anzac

24/03/2018

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

WA’s Commonwealth Games heroes farewelled on road to Gold Coast 2018

20/03/2018

McGowan; Ellery; Saffioti

Premier; Education and Training; Planning

Construction starts on Inner City College in Subiaco

19/03/2018

McGowan; Papalia; Saffioti

Premier; Tourism; Transport

Economic windfall as cruise line commits to record 141 days in WA

18/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

New Scarborough foreshore set to attract more visitors and jobs

16/03/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

New era in job creation: WA Industry Link portal and advisory service launched

16/03/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

WA cabinet making business puts Premier and locals to work

15/03/2018

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

Lethal force laws introduced into State Parliament

14/03/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Dedicated jobs taskforce set to turn WA into a global LNG hub

13/03/2018

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Community Services

$49.3 million investment into early childhood initiative

12/03/2018

McGowan

Premier; Public Sector Management

Public Sector Commissioner set to retire after 45-year contribution

12/03/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

McGowan Government’s WA jobs focus on show at Community Cabinet

11/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti; Papalia

Premier; Transport; Tourism

Fremantle Passenger Terminal to get $3 million refresh

10/03/2018

McGowan; Cook; Saffioti

Premier; Health; Planning; Lands

McGowan Government aged care election commitment on track

9/03/2018

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Premier Mark McGowan test drives Collie’s newest tourism drawcard

9/03/2018

McGowan

Premier

Murray-Wellington schools benefit from extra classroom support

9/03/2018

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Corrective Services

First of its kind alcohol and other drug treatment prison announced

9/03/2018

McGowan

Premier

Mandurah community to share ovals with new school

8/03/2018

McGowan

Premier

Science boost for primary school students in Kingsley

8/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Construction progressing well on Wanneroo Road widening

8/03/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Meridian Park activation to create jobs in Perth’s north

7/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Work starts on major Armadale Road upgrade

7/03/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

First look at $2 million Canning Vale College upgrades