Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Mark McGowan MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

20/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Local F1 star opens Motor Museum of WA extension

20/09/2017

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Women's Interests

Women to make up half of all Government board appointments

18/09/2017

McGowan

Premier

National tribute to the Australian sailor unveiled

15/09/2017

McGowan

Premier

Premier visits Exmouth to open Ningaloo Centre

15/09/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Fisheries

Jobs boost for the Mid-West as Abrolhos aquaculture zone opens

15/09/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Peel region benefits from job-creating investments

13/09/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

State Agreement supports $5.6 billion Pilbara project

13/09/2017

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

McGowan Government to upgrade Mount Lawley Senior High School

13/09/2017

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Job-creating infrastructure upgrades at secondary schools across WA

12/09/2017

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

McGowan Government gives green light to bag ban

11/09/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

New Curtin campus for Dubai

10/09/2017

McGowan; Murray; Papalia

Premier; Sport and Recreation; Tourism

Perth Stadium to officially open with free Community Open Day

8/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

State Budget delivers $780 million congestion-busting boost to the northern suburbs

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government Plan for the Pilbara underway

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government invests in the Wheatbelt

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government Plan for the Kimberley underway

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government Plan for Peel underway

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government invests in the Mid-West

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government Plan for the Goldfields underway

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government’s Plan for Bunbury underway

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government invests in the Gascoyne

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

Roads budget provides boost to the regions

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government Plan for Albany underway

7/09/2017

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

Local Projects, Local Jobs delivers for communities across the State

7/09/2017

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Investing to break the cycle of family and domestic violence

7/09/2017

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Investing in education: New schools and infrastructure upgrades across WA

7/09/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Premier; Regional Development; Treasurer

Significant regional investment to drive local jobs

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

Record road funding to reduce congestion and boost jobs

7/09/2017

McGowan; Cook; Roberts; Logan

Premier; Health; Mental Health; Police; Corrective Services

$131.7 million to implement Meth Action Plan to address ice scourge

7/09/2017

McGowan; Wyatt; Papalia; Johnston

Premier; Treasurer; Tourism; Asian Engagement

Plan for Jobs: Future jobs and skills to get WA back on track

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

METRONET well underway with major funding injection

5/09/2017

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

New dangerous sex offender laws set to be introduced

5/09/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

WA Industry and Export Awards recognise outstanding local businesses

4/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Major boost to cycling for the future

3/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Lands

Ocean Reef Marina transformation set to get underway

1/09/2017

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

Qantas announcement a positive step forward for regional WA

1/09/2017

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Labor Government’s Plan for Collie-Preston underway

30/08/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier on hand to open Silvergrass mine

30/08/2017

McGowan

Premier; Public Sector Management

Premier announces eight new directors general

29/08/2017

McGowan

Premier; Public Sector Management

Interim report handed down for Service Priority Review

28/08/2017

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Environment

WA community invited to have a say on container deposit scheme

27/08/2017

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Commerce and Industrial Relations

McGowan Government to increase penalties for workplace safety offences

27/08/2017

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Corrective Services

WA’s first rehab prison to open as Wandoo returns to public hands

27/08/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

New laws to secure more WA jobs

25/08/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Tourism, education the focus of Premier’s first international mission

24/08/2017

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism; Racing and Gaming

Funding boost for WA’s biggest horse racing festival

23/08/2017

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

McGowan Government delivers science in schools election commitment

22/08/2017

McGowan; Templeman; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Culture and the Arts; Planning

Cultural industries consortium to focus on job creation

21/08/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

METRONET progress on track

18/08/2017

McGowan

Premier

$4 million Lotterywest grant for Bob Blackburn community hub

16/08/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Local jobs created for METRONET tunnel segments

15/08/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

Premier’s Science Awards recognise outstanding WA achievers

11/08/2017

McGowan

Premier

Modern transformation for Hillman Primary School

9/08/2017

McGowan

Premier

First McGowan Government Community Cabinet to be held in Perth’s south

9/08/2017

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Defence Issues

Defence Advocate to fight for WA's fair share of defence jobs

4/08/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Upgrades to Rio Tinto bulk handling facilities to create new jobs boost

4/08/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

WA's resources continue to bolster local content and jobs

4/08/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier unveils the biggest single-lift piece of machinery at the AMC

3/08/2017

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Heritage

European and Aboriginal heritage recognised in rare freshwater lake

3/08/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Fisheries

Aquaculture consortium to grow job opportunities in WA

3/08/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Traffic moves freely on the new Mitchell Freeway extension

3/08/2017

McGowan; Dawson; Kelly

Premier; Environment; Fisheries

Mid-West aquaculture zone gets green light

2/08/2017

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Local Government

Partnership agreement to benefit local communities

1/08/2017

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

New Police Commissioner for WA

31/07/2017

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

New ferry service to provide Rottnest tourism boost

30/07/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Tunnelling begins for rail link to airport and foothills

29/07/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Fisheries

New state-of-the-art fish health labs to support aquaculture growth

28/07/2017

McGowan

Premier

$900,000 grant for Baldivis South Community Centre

27/07/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Jobs boost with first heavy rare earths project outside China

27/07/2017

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

McGowan Government delivers extra support to Kimberley classrooms

23/07/2017

McGowan; Tinley

Premier; Veterans Issues

Premier moves to declare July 23 as Pozieres Day

22/07/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier congratulates BHP on expansion of training program

19/07/2017

McGowan

Premier; Public Sector Management

New director general to spearhead Department of the Premier and Cabinet

18/07/2017

McGowan

Premier

WA science achievers recognised as finalists

30/06/2017

McGowan

Premier

Funding ensures Wheelchairs for Kids Inc. continues charitable work

30/06/2017

McGowan

Premier

New path improves safety for Rockingham community

30/06/2017

McGowan

Premier; Public Sector Management

Jobs the focus, as public sector renewal is implemented

29/06/2017

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

McGowan Government puts forward fair reform options for GST

27/06/2017

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

Tennis superstar Roger Federer secured for the Hopman Cup

26/06/2017

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

More support to help WA's methamphetamine battle

25/06/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Local jobs boost with new approach for Swan River Pedestrian Bridge

24/06/2017

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health; Mental Health

Northern suburbs residents to benefit from Joondalup hospital expansion

21/06/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

McGowan Government delivers commitment to prioritise WA workers

19/06/2017

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Key election promise delivered to put education assistants back in the classroom

18/06/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - METRONET team to design Belmont Station precinct

16/06/2017

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Community Services

Proactive approach to deliver better outcomes for vulnerable families

16/06/2017

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

International education consortium to create jobs and economic development

14/06/2017

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Domestic violence victims to get the support they deserve in the workplace

13/06/2017

McGowan; Ellery; Saffioti

Premier; Education and Training; Planning

New Inner City College at the heart of Subiaco Oval transformation

7/06/2017

McGowan

Premier

Premier unveils The Perth Mint Australian Trilogy collection

1/06/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Agriculture and Food

Industry consortium to drive agribusiness jobs

30/05/2017

McGowan

Premier

Ice Breakers funding to help with meth scourge in Albany

30/05/2017

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government pressing ahead with Albany road projects

28/05/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Work on the Airport Central Station underway

26/05/2017

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Defence Issues

Defence West to champion interests of the industry and create jobs

24/05/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Roe 8 jobs secured as environmental rehabilitation gets underway

23/05/2017

McGowan

Premier

Historic election of first female Legislative Council President

22/05/2017

McGowan

Premier

Premier thanks Andrew and Nicola Forrest for remarkable gesture

22/05/2017

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

Groundbreaking new museum to create jobs, boost economy

19/05/2017

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

First industry consortium to promote tourism as key economic driver