Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Mark McGowan MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

22/10/2018

McGowan; McGurk; Quigley

Premier; Child Protection; Attorney General

Apologies to Australian survivors of institutional child sexual abuse

21/10/2018

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Labor Government pledges $1 million for Telethon

21/10/2018

McGowan; Templeman; Tinley

Premier; Heritage; Culture and the Arts; Veterans Issues

Anzac Bell to ring in centenary commemorations

20/10/2018

McGowan

Premier

Peel sporting club grants help foster next generation of champions

19/10/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

WA Industry and Export Awards winners honoured

18/10/2018

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

Serial killer and mass murderer legislation to be introduced into State Parliament

16/10/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

New Lotterywest and Healthway chairperson appointed

15/10/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

McGowan Government securing the future of Port Hedland

14/10/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Overhaul of Mitchell and Kwinana freeways begins

12/10/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Fisheries

Green light for jobs with Huon Aquaculture to set up WA operations

10/10/2018

McGowan

Premier

$90 million new aged care facility for Perth foothills

9/10/2018

McGowan; Tinley

Premier; Veterans Issues

Final bugle sounds for one of WA’s last Rats of Tobruk

5/10/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Construction underway on new Butler North Secondary School

4/10/2018

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Commerce and Industrial Relations

McGowan Government announces tougher penalties for workplaces

4/10/2018

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government improves northern suburbs road network

4/10/2018

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government improves southern suburban road network

3/10/2018

McGowan

Premier

Shire of York’s Avon Park to be revitalised with $366,071 grant

3/10/2018

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government supporting next generation of Wheatbelt sports stars

3/10/2018

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government invests millions to upgrade Wheatbelt roads

1/10/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Implementation of the WA Jobs Act now complete

1/10/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier welcomes $1.55 billion job-creating investment in the Pilbara

25/09/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Economy to benefit from new graduate migration stream

23/09/2018

McGowan

Premier

40,000 more opportunities to attend the Perth Royal Show

21/09/2018

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government’s liquor laws spur business for local brewery

21/09/2018

McGowan; Ellery

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

First regional Jobs and Skills Centre launched in Kalgoorlie

20/09/2018

McGowan

Premier; Public Sector Management

Public sector employees have their say during period of change

19/09/2018

McGowan; Tinley

Premier; Veterans Issues

Youth group to tour Europe during Armistice Centenary celebrations

19/09/2018

McGowan; Tinley

Premier; Veterans Issues

Light horsemen pay homage to 100 years of sacrifice and service

19/09/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Racing and Gaming

McGowan Government delivers on promise to ban synthetic lotteries

18/09/2018

McGowan

Premier

Premier urges Western Australians to get behind strawberry growers

12/09/2018

McGowan

Premier

WA Industry and Export Awards celebrates 30 years

12/09/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

2018 Premier’s Science Fellowship Program to attract world-class tech researchers

11/09/2018

McGowan

Premier

End of Centenary of Anzac school competition winners announced

10/09/2018

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Public Sector Management; Treasurer

GTE Reform Program to strengthen governance and accountability

6/09/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Lands

New plans for Alkimos Central METRONET precinct revealed

5/09/2018

McGowan

Premier

New state-of-the-art aged care facility a boost for East Fremantle

4/09/2018

McGowan

Premier

Residential accommodation in Moora to remain open

4/09/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

Surf life saving championships return to WA in 2022

31/08/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Fisheries

State-funded lifesaving helicopter lifts off to enhance ocean safety

31/08/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

Bold ideas to map future for renewable hydrogen in WA

30/08/2018

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Disability Services

Upgraded Yarloop Station more accessible to passengers

30/08/2018

McGowan

Premier

Rebuild of Yarloop Community Centre restores community spirit

30/08/2018

McGowan

Premier

$3.65 million investment to fix black spots in the South-West

29/08/2018

McGowan

Premier

$1 million State Government support to Stirling Street Arts Centre

29/08/2018

McGowan

Premier

Designs give first glimpse of new Bunbury school building

29/08/2018

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

Federal Labor locks in GST deal for Western Australia

28/08/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

McGowan Government to return rail manufacturing to Midland area

27/08/2018

McGowan; Dawson; Wyatt

Premier; Environment; Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government progresses Burrup World Heritage listing

27/08/2018

McGowan; Wyatt; Ellery

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

Training and jobs boost for Pilbara energy workers

26/08/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Roy Hill Bridge works underway with strong focus on local content

25/08/2018

McGowan; Dawson; Papalia

Premier; Environment; Tourism

Swimming with humpbacks success continues

23/08/2018

McGowan; Papalia; MacTiernan

Premier; Tourism; Regional Development

Three-year sponsorship deal for Broome’s Festival of the Pearl

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