Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Mark McGowan MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

15/10/2019

McGowan; Ellery; Saffioti

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

Reduction in TAFE fees paves the way for new METRONET jobs

14/10/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

McGowan Government reduces TAFE fees by 50 per cent

10/10/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Massive boost for palliative care services across Western Australia

10/10/2019

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Mines and Petroleum

Department of Mines to establish new office in Collie

29/09/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Defence Issues

Western Australia delivers compelling case for Full Cycle Docking to move west

29/09/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Defence Issues

‘Join the Mission’ to bring all COLLINS class submarine maintenance to WA

27/09/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Maintenance jobs blitz delivers improvement works for Albany Health Campus

27/09/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Albany schools to receive nearly $2.7 million in new job-creating package

26/09/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

Non-stop Shanghai to Perth flight trial a coup for WA

25/09/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Legislative Assembly votes in favour of Voluntary Assisted Dying

24/09/2019

McGowan; Cook; Wyatt

Premier; Health; Treasurer

Priority hospital maintenance blitz to help stimulate local economy

23/09/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Tender to build METRONET Bellevue railcar depot released

23/09/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Balcatta schools to receive $1.17 million in new job-creating package

22/09/2019

McGowan; Ellery; Wyatt

Premier; Education and Training; Treasurer

Major maintenance blitz: New job-creating school package unveiled

19/09/2019

McGowan; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Premier; Planning; Agriculture and Food

Perth Royal Show to remain at its home in Claremont

17/09/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

First look at world-class Bob Hawke College

16/09/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

Rafael Nadal heading to Perth for new ATP Cup 2020

13/09/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

A promising tourism boon for Broome

13/09/2019

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

Multimillion dollar support for Western Australia’s screen industry

13/09/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; MacTiernan

Premier; Treasurer; Regional Development

$11.95 million for Broome’s job-boosting Chinatown development

12/09/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Pilbara road safety improvements welcomed

12/09/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Stage 3 of Karratha-Tom Price Road construction underway

10/09/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Deputy Premier

Largest of its kind lithium hydroxide plant launched in Kwinana

10/09/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

GP urgent care arrives to give patients more choice

9/09/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Woodlands Visitor Centre taking shape in Norseman

9/09/2019

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Child Protection

Target 120 expansion to Kalgoorlie, Kununurra and Mirrabooka

8/09/2019

McGowan

Premier

$15,000 grant to support Coolgardie Day celebrations

8/09/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

New funding to upgrade Laverton Visitor Centre

8/09/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Laverton Aquatic Centre opens with a splash

6/09/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

New WA Gourmet Escape expands food festival to three locations

6/09/2019

McGowan

Premier

New Lotterywest and Healthway CEO appointed

3/09/2019

McGowan

Premier

Regional cabinet roadshow comes to the Goldfields

3/09/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Forrestfield Station reaches new heights at 50 per cent completion

1/09/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism

First direct flight from Japan touches down in Perth tonight

31/08/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

Promoting Western Australia to Japan ahead of new direct flights

29/08/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

McGowan Government brings Subi East revitalisation a step closer

24/08/2019

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Women's Interests

189 Royal Street, East Perth to be renamed May Holman Building

24/08/2019

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Industrial Relations

New workplace safety laws and more safety initiatives to better protect workers

24/08/2019

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Water

Return of privatised services to public hands benefits customers and saves taxpayers money

22/08/2019

McGowan

Premier

Albany’s revitalised Centennial Park Sporting Precinct complete

22/08/2019

McGowan

Premier

Albany tourism breaking records and enticing visitors

22/08/2019

McGowan

Premier

Black Spot funding announced for Great Southern region

20/08/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Industry and Export Awards finalists show WA’s business diversity

19/08/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Health care options to be expanded through GP Urgent Care Clinics

18/08/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Made in WA: METRONET railcars to be proudly built in WA

17/08/2019

McGowan

Premier

Public invited to State Funeral service for Graham “Polly” Farmer

14/08/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Murray

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs; Sport and Recreation

Statement on the passing of Graham “Polly” Farmer

14/08/2019

McGowan; Kelly

Premier

Western Australia’s brightest minds recognised at the Premier’s Science Awards

13/08/2019

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government Community Cabinet coming to Mount Lawley

12/08/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Defence Issues

Moving Collins class Full Cycle Docking to WA in the national interest

9/08/2019

McGowan; Ellery; Tinley

Premier; Education and Training; Asian Engagement

Second International Education Consortium to grow international students studying in WA

8/08/2019

McGowan

Premier

Gorgon greenhouse gas mitigation project takes shape

7/08/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development; Ports

Spoilbank Marina design expanded to include four-lane boat ramp

6/08/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Landmark voluntary assisted dying legislation to be introduced

6/08/2019

McGowan

Premier

State Black Spot funded projects announced for Murray-Wellington

5/08/2019

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Energy

Muja Power Station in Collie to be scaled back from 2022

5/08/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Premier calls for Commonwealth support to manage coastal erosion

4/08/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Full steam ahead for the METRONET rail line to Ellenbrook

2/08/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Peel Health Campus transformation plans revealed

30/07/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Ports

Hedland Tower to steer next phase of growth in Port Hedland

29/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Two years of Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnelling completed

29/07/2019

McGowan

Premier

Inaugural Infrastructure WA Board appointed

28/07/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

WA wins with Lotterywest record return to the community

26/07/2019

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts

Premier’s Book Award winners announced

25/07/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Land added to Murujuga National Park as plan to recognise ancient culture progresses

25/07/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Historic day for WA as Houtman Abrolhos Islands National Park officially created

24/07/2019

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Tokyo 2020 countdown on with WA athletes set for direct support

23/07/2019

McGowan

Premier

Local Capability Fund to assist Western Australian business participation

23/07/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Changes to WAIPS will further maximise opportunities for WA businesses

12/07/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan; Quigley

Premier; Regional Development; Attorney General

Wheels in motion for Bunbury youth driver training program

12/07/2019

McGowan

Premier

Premier visits Dalyellup Surf Lifesaving Club as development progress

12/07/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

Local job opportunities flow from final Jetty Road contract

12/07/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Mental Health

Funding secures future for Doors Wide Open

12/07/2019

McGowan

Premier

Construction underway to upgrade South Bunbury Primary School

12/07/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

$11.8 million funding boost for Bunbury Hospital redevelopment

12/07/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Environment

Mining giant’s long-term plan for the Pilbara approved

11/07/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Osborne Park Hospital’s $24.9 million expansion progresses

10/07/2019

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Manchester United paints Perth red ahead of Australian matches

10/07/2019

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Mines and Petroleum

Funding Assistance Register to support future battery industry

8/07/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism

Perth painted red ahead of historical Manchester United Tour

7/07/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism

Thousands of tourists travel to Perth for Manchester United Tour

6/07/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Murray

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs; Sport and Recreation

Nicky Winmar statue unveiled at Optus Stadium

5/07/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Fortescue’s Eliwana project underway, paving the way for 2,400 jobs

4/07/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Diversify WA launched to continue WA’s economic recovery

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Mitchell Freeway widening to ease journey times for commuters

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Stephenson Avenue extension reaches significant milestone

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Construction taking shape at Wanneroo Road congestion hotspot

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Planning underway for upgrade to Leach Highway and Welshpool Road intersection

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Armadale Road transformation taking shape to ease congestion in southern suburbs

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Perth's big job-creating road build making huge progress

2/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Skybridge construction takes to the skies in latest milestone

1/07/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Tinley

Premier; Treasurer; Housing

McGowan Government’s targeted housing stimulus starts today

1/07/2019

McGowan; Ellery

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

McGowan Government launches Jobs and Skills WA Employer Incentive

29/06/2019

McGowan

Premier

Upgraded Joondalup sports facilities a hit with local clubs

28/06/2019

McGowan

Premier

New Telethon Kids Institute Discovery Centre open

28/06/2019

McGowan

Premier

$250 million secured for Western Australia

27/06/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Red tape attack launched at northern suburbs jobs hotspot

26/06/2019

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

Parliament to consider new laws to keep high-risk offenders behind bars

25/06/2019

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

McGowan Government strengthens counter terrorism measures

24/06/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Saffioti

Premier; Lands; Planning

Community invited to farewell Subiaco Oval