Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Mark McGowan MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

25/10/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Safe quarantine-free travel from QLD starts 12.01am Wednesday

25/10/2021

McGowan; Cook; MacTiernan; Buti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Hydrogen Industry; Lands

WA to become global clean energy powerhouse

24/10/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

More COVID-19 vaccination clinics popping up across WA

23/10/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Environment

Perth helps choose name for Zoo’s female giraffe calf

22/10/2021

McGowan

Premier

Collie’s main street facades revitalised amidst tourism boom

22/10/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Emergency Services

$13.4 million Collie emergency services hub unveiled

21/10/2021

McGowan

Premier

New Chair appointed to superannuation fund GESB

21/10/2021

McGowan

Premier

New Infrastructure WA Board appointments

21/10/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Queensland border transition paused following concerning case

21/10/2021

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Police

$1 million reward to support police investigation into suspicious disappearance of Cleo Smith

21/10/2021

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Police

Landmark police compensation legislation introduced to Parliament

20/10/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Emergency Services

New Bill to extend timeframe for COVID-19 response measures

20/10/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to further protect WA

20/10/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Reappointment of Lotterywest and Healthway Chair

20/10/2021

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Energy

Contractor announced for WA’s biggest battery

19/10/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Safe quarantine-free travel from QLD permitted, starts 12.01am Friday

17/10/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Record $10 million boost for health and wellbeing of WA kids

15/10/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Geraldton Basketball Stadium election commitment in the basket

15/10/2021

McGowan

Premier

Easier than ever before for regional residents to roll up for WA

14/10/2021

McGowan

Premier

Western Australia jobs market powers ahead

14/10/2021

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Local Government

$5 million for world-class WA-based guide dogs breeding program

13/10/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Mass COVID-19 vaccination clinics make it easier for residents in the regions to roll up for WA

12/10/2021

McGowan; Ellery; McGurk

Premier; Education and Training; Community Services

Childcare the centrepiece of $103.5 million training expansion

12/10/2021

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Joint media statement - $103.5 million boost for Western Australian training through JobTrainer

11/10/2021

McGowan; Cook; Ellery

Premier; Health; Education and Training

School-based COVID-19 vaccination underway this week for students

11/10/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Additional COVID vaccine clinics opening to boost vaccination rates

10/10/2021

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Mines and Petroleum

WA resources sector’s biggest year ever powering nation through COVID

7/10/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

BHP opens iron ore mine of the future

5/10/2021

McGowan; Cook; Johnston

Premier; Health; Mines and Petroleum

COVID-19 vaccine required for workers in the resources industry

5/10/2021

McGowan; Cook; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

Collie investment and job opportunities highlighted in new prospectus

4/10/2021

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Environment

Double delight at Perth Zoo with second giraffe calf born

3/10/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

More local manufacturing being returned to WA

1/10/2021

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Western Australians save 765 million 10c containers from landfill

26/09/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Kimberley footy set to reach new heights with $5 million boost

25/09/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

‘Roll up, roll up’ to Perth Royal Show’s walk-in vaccination clinic

24/09/2021

McGowan

Premier; Treasurer

2020-21 Annual Report on State Finances released

24/09/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Mandatory vaccination of ‘at risk’ transport, freight and logistics workers to be in force late next month

24/09/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Victoria to transition to ‘extreme risk’ category to keep WA safe

24/09/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Drummond Cove stabilisation and protection works complete

24/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan; Punch

Premier; Regional Development; Fisheries

Shore Leave Festival celebrates the best of the Mid-West

23/09/2021

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Construction starts on creative industries hub in Geraldton

23/09/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Environment

Help choose giraffe name that is head and shoulders above the rest

21/09/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Nostalgic Roll up for WA campaign launches in AFL Grand Final week

20/09/2021

McGowan; Ellery; Kelly

Premier; Education and Training; Youth

New student council to represent voices of young West Aussies

20/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan; Sanderson

Premier; Agriculture and Food; Commerce

2021 Perth Royal Show ready to roll with discounted tickets

19/09/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Swanbourne site secured for WA’s first children’s hospice

18/09/2021

McGowan; Templeman; Buti

Premier; Tourism; Culture and the Arts; Sport and Recreation

WA artists front historic AFL Grand Final

17/09/2021

McGowan; Cook; Ellery

Premier; Health; Education and Training

Vaccination made easier for WA school students and staff

16/09/2021

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Defence Industry

Full Cycle Docking decision fails WA

15/09/2021

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Electoral Affairs

Electoral Equality Bill introduced into State Parliament

14/09/2021

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

$4 million to support Women and Children's Wellness and Recovery Centre

14/09/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for Western Australians 60 and older

13/09/2021

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Training pilot program to increase diversity in WA workforce

13/09/2021

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Housing

Premier unveils plans for new housing in Albany’s Spencer Park

12/09/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Golden ticket to ride with public transport competition launched

12/09/2021

McGowan; Cook; Ellery

Premier; Health; Education and Training

WA parents called on to support COVID-19 teen jab effort

10/09/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government to duplicate Mandurah Estuary Bridge

9/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government delivers plan to keep Collie-Preston strong

9/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government delivers plan to keep Bunbury, Warren-Blackwood and Vasse strong

9/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government delivers plan to keep the Agricultural Region strong

9/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government delivers plan to keep Peel strong

9/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government delivers plan to keep the Pilbara strong

9/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government delivers plan to keep the Kimberley strong

9/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government delivers plan to keep Geraldton strong

9/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government delivers plan to keep the Goldfields strong

9/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government delivers plan to keep Albany strong

9/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government delivers plan to keep North West Central strong

9/09/2021

McGowan; Carey; McGurk

Premier; Housing; Community Services

Record $884 million Budget boost for housing and homelessness

9/09/2021

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

McGowan Government’s Budget delivers for skills and training

9/09/2021

McGowan

Premier; Treasurer

Budget delivers election commitment on cost of living

9/09/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government delivering $11.7 billion for WA roads

9/09/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Emergency Services

$281.8 million State Budget boost for emergency services

9/09/2021

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Police; Road Safety

Record Police funding to keep Western Australians safe

9/09/2021

McGowan

Premier

Projects adjusted to deliver a strong economy for the long term

9/09/2021

McGowan; Buti; Saffioti

Premier; Finance; Planning

Transfer duty rebate extended to support homebuyers and local jobs

9/09/2021

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Mental Health

Massive boost for mental health in 2021-22 State Budget

9/09/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Massive funding boost for health in State Budget

9/09/2021

McGowan; Sanderson; Johnston

Premier; Climate Action; Energy

$750 million Climate Action Fund to drive WA's low-carbon future

9/09/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

15 METRONET projects planned, under construction or completed

9/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Investing in regional WA’s future with record infrastructure package

9/09/2021

McGowan

Premier

Strong COVID-19 response fuels WA’s economic success

9/09/2021

McGowan

Premier

Strong surplus delivers for Western Australia’s future

8/09/2021

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Community Services

State Government invests in expanded Mandurah Common Ground

8/09/2021

McGowan; Sanderson; Kelly

Premier; Environment; Climate Action; Forestry

McGowan Government’s historic move to protect native forests

7/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Hydrogen Industry

$61.5 million boost for WA’s renewable hydrogen industry

6/09/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

New Midland clinic boosts opportunities to get vaccinated

5/09/2021

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Housing

$875 million to significantly boost social housing in WA

5/09/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

$9 billion to keep WA safe and strong during the pandemic

4/09/2021

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Tourism

Applications opening for Tourism and Travel Agent Support Fund

3/09/2021

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Environment

Perth Zoo welcomes the arrival of Giraffe calf

2/09/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Adjustments to WA’s controlled borders to keep WA safe

2/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Cultural Centre funding boost

2/09/2021

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Police

$18 million for PCYC to enhance services as new Carnarvon centre opens

1/09/2021

McGowan

Premier

Open Western Australian economy outperforms again

1/09/2021

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Police

Second new helicopter to give WA Police the most advanced air support

31/08/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Western Australians rewarded as Perth hosts historic AFL Grand Final

31/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Work well underway on new Redcliffe Bridge

31/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Ports

McGowan Government welcomes $12.4m BHP contribution to Spoilbank Marina

30/08/2021

McGowan; Cook; Punch

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Innovation and ICT

Investing in new and emerging industries for the jobs of the future

29/08/2021

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New training centre to deliver skilled workers for the Kimberley region