Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Mark McGowan MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

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