Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Mark McGowan MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

20/02/2018

McGowan

Premier

Major systemic failings identified in Special Inquiry

18/02/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnel to Airport Central on track

17/02/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

New era for StudyPerth to attract international students and create WA jobs

14/02/2018

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Women's Interests

Gender diversity makes good business sense

14/02/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism; Racing and Gaming

Liquor reforms to elevate WA tourism and local jobs

12/02/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

WA celebrates the Lunar New Year of the Dog

10/02/2018

McGowan; Dawson; Wyatt

Premier; Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

Funding for Aboriginal rangers delivered

8/02/2018

McGowan

Premier

Premier to travel to Washington DC, Dubai

7/02/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning; Lands

McGowan Government establishes Bunbury Development Committee

6/02/2018

McGowan

Premier

Infrastructure WA will grow the economy, generate jobs and support communities

30/01/2018

McGowan; Papalia; Murray

Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

World T20 coming to Perth in 2020

29/01/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

WA students to benefit from additional support in the classroom

28/01/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New primary schools announced for rapidly growing suburbs

26/01/2018

McGowan

Premier

Premier welcomes new citizens at WA’s biggest citizenship ceremony

26/01/2018

McGowan

Premier

Premier launches FRINGE WORLD with a $2 million State Government contribution

22/01/2018

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

Construction of WA’s world-class museum underway

21/01/2018

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Optus Stadium officially opens with Community Open Day

12/01/2018

McGowan

Premier

New commissioners appointed to Lotterywest Board

12/01/2018

McGowan

Premier

Dennis Cometti honoured at Optus Stadium

11/01/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Getting the balance right: Education savings measures reversed

28/12/2017

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

Federer gets up close and personal with the locals at Rottnest

25/12/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Fisheries

Iconic western rock lobster brings Christmas joy to those in need

19/12/2017

McGowan

Premier

Premier presents $300,000 Lotterywest grant to honour Anzac sacrifice

19/12/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Fisheries

New Albany hatchery to expand aquaculture and create WA jobs

18/12/2017

McGowan

Premier

$1.4m Lotterywest grant to support Vinnies’ emergency relief work

14/12/2017

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Community Services

McGowan Government and community sector leaders working together

12/12/2017

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New Byford primary school construction to begin in 2018

12/12/2017

McGowan

Premier

Joint media statement - Western Australia to join the nationally delivered National Disability Insurance Scheme

11/12/2017

McGowan; Ellery; Saffioti

Premier; Education and Training; Planning

Vision of Inner City College helps bring grand plans to life

10/12/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

WA’s first commercial walnut orchard gets cracking and packing

8/12/2017

McGowan

Premier

Freeze on MPs' pay one step closer

7/12/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Jobs Bill passes through State Parliament

7/12/2017

McGowan; Papalia; Tinley

Premier; Tourism; Veterans Issues

Albany to shine during Anzac commemorations

6/12/2017

McGowan

Premier

Report sets out blueprint for public sector reform

5/12/2017

McGowan

Premier

Jobs Bill addresses important issues raised by Auditor General

3/12/2017

McGowan

Premier

$84,000 grant for Goldfields alcohol and drug rehabilitation centre

3/12/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Saffioti

Premier; Regional Development; Transport

$14 million Kalgoorlie-Boulder road upgrade design takes shape

2/12/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Murray

Premier; Transport; Sport and Recreation

Perth Stadium Station now complete

29/11/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Canning Basin agreement to be terminated

28/11/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Innovation and ICT

New Industries Fund to support innovation and create WA jobs

25/11/2017

McGowan

Premier

Annual PrideFEST parade spruiks FREEDOM and embarks on new Perth route

24/11/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Government and industry join forces in the Pilbara

24/11/2017

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Women's Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

16 days of action to stop violence against women

24/11/2017

McGowan; Papalia; MacTiernan

Premier; Defence Issues; Regional Development

Support available for South-West small and medium businesses

22/11/2017

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

Bill introduced to remove statutory limitation period for child sexual abuse actions

15/11/2017

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

Trial of direct flights between Perth and Shanghai a real possibility

14/11/2017

McGowan; Ellery

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

Digital platform showcases WA to Chinese students

13/11/2017

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

Government signs deal with leading Chinese online travel company

10/11/2017

McGowan; Johnston; Ellery; Papalia

Premier; Asian Engagement; Education and Training; Tourism

Western Australia, Zhejiang celebrate 30 years of friendship as Premier's international mission begins

6/11/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Water

$15 million water treatment plant to secure Bunbury's water supply

6/11/2017

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Emergency Services

RAC South West Emergency Rescue Helicopter to fly into the future

6/11/2017

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Tickets to Perth Stadium official opening available this Thursday

4/11/2017

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

More ferry services to boost summer visits to Rottnest Island

3/11/2017

McGowan

Premier

Joint media statement - Western Australia MFA will increase infrastructure and boost economy

1/11/2017

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

WA moves to expunge convictions for historical LGBTIQ offences

27/10/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Industry and export awards celebrate WA's best and brightest

27/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Local Capability Fund to assist local businesses to access METRONET work

27/10/2017

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Labor Government’s netball commitment takes centre court

27/10/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Kwinana jobs boost as lithium project signs off on Stage 2

26/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

New Lord Street project works underway

26/10/2017

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New Burns Beach primary school for northern suburbs

26/10/2017

McGowan

Premier

Kicking goals, shooting hoops and delivering election commitments

25/10/2017

McGowan

Premier

Cruise ship funding to deliver a boost to Broome's economy

24/10/2017

McGowan

Premier

BHP rail donation helps Pilbara students stay on track

23/10/2017

McGowan

Premier

$120,000 for RTRFM sees election commitment honoured

23/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Revitalisation of North Perth underway

22/10/2017

McGowan; Murray

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government secures AFL matches at Perth Stadium

20/10/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier, Ministers travel to China and Japan next month

20/10/2017

McGowan

Premier

Jobs Bill to support WA workers passes through Legislative Assembly

19/10/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Channar agreement to be varied to ensure ongoing jobs

19/10/2017

McGowan

Premier

State Government’s support of Screenwest tops $100 million

18/10/2017

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

WA baton bearers become part of Commonwealth Games history

15/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Swan River Pedestrian Bridge work underway

13/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Ellenbrook METRONET line bolstered by Federal Labor commitment

11/10/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

State Agreement variation supports Tronox operations

10/10/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

Four scholarships awarded to foster agriculture and aquaculture innovation

10/10/2017

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government moves to immediately freeze MP’s pay

9/10/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

First gas a Wheatstone milestone

8/10/2017

McGowan; Papalia; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism; Transport; Regional Development

McGowan Government lures cruise ships and jobs back to WA

6/10/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

McGowan Labor Government progresses plans for Abrolhos Islands

4/10/2017

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

Hopman Cup 2018 set to be best yet in 30th year

4/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

METRONET railcar strategy to maximise local jobs

3/10/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

McGowan Government’s Cabinet Ministers to meet in Bunbury

3/10/2017

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Federal-State Relations; Police

WA Police to get stronger lethal force powers for terrorist incidents

25/09/2017

McGowan; Murray

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Sport and Recreation

Local company Gage Roads secures Perth Stadium beer contract

21/09/2017

McGowan

Premier; Public Sector Management

Changes to payout provisions for senior bureaucrats

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