Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Mark McGowan MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

6/03/2018

McGowan

Premier

2018 Community Cabinet coming to Belmont and Victoria Park

6/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Improved safety and congestion relief on the way for High Street

3/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Wanjoo! Yagan Square opens - adding local fare and culture to Perth

22/02/2018

McGowan

Premier

Members of Parliament’s pay frozen until 2021

22/02/2018

McGowan

Premier

Premier sets off on visit to Washington DC

21/02/2018

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

McGowan Government driving major changes across government

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