Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Mark McGowan MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

1/10/2020

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Western Australia ready to make change!

30/09/2020

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

WA’s leading scientists recognised in Premier’s Science Awards

25/09/2020

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Mines and Petroleum

$98 million graphite processing facility planned for Rockingham

24/09/2020

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

$10 million committed to fast-track WA call centres and back office services

23/09/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - $175 million Albany Ring Road unlocks local jobs as construction gets underway

22/09/2020

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Changes to overseas offices to improve trade and investment opportunities

22/09/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Preferred proponent named to construct METRONET Morley-Ellenbrook Line

22/09/2020

McGowan; Ellery; Papalia; Tinley

Premier; Education and Training; Defence Issues; Veterans Issues

$18.34 million package to build defence manufacturing workforce

21/09/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Kununurra closer to $6 million health and hospitality training centre

21/09/2020

McGowan; Tinley; Wyatt

Premier; Housing; Aboriginal Affairs

New Aboriginal short stay accommodation for Kununurra

21/09/2020

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Energy

Renewable energy solutions making a difference in Derby

21/09/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

$2 million for road safety improvements in Derby

21/09/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Broome’s job-boosting Chinatown development moves forward

21/09/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Modern facilities to benefit Broome students completed

20/09/2020

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Broome eye clinic to deliver brighter outlook for the Kimberley

20/09/2020

McGowan; Saffioti; Ellery

Premier; Transport; Planning; Education and Training

Opportunities abound for Mount Lawley Senior High School

20/09/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - City deal to create 10,000 jobs and transform Perth CBD

20/09/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - World-class education campus to revitalise Perth’s CBD

18/09/2020

McGowan; Cook; Templeman

Premier; Health; Local Government; Culture and the Arts

COVID Event Guidelines and Plans to enable for more events in WA

17/09/2020

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

A million reasons to Wander out Yonder in time for school holidays

17/09/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Western Australians flocking to TAFE following massive cuts to course fees

16/09/2020

McGowan

Premier

COVID-19 disaster payments to be available to Western Australians

15/09/2020

McGowan

Premier

COVID-19 Relief Fund to continue to deliver community support

15/09/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

Building Bonus boost part of new COVID-19 Industry Support Fund

11/09/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New performing arts centre at Ocean Reef Senior High School takes centre stage

11/09/2020

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

New COVID-19 testing for border workers and hotel quarantine staff

9/09/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Incentives for West Aussies to Work and Wander out Yonder

9/09/2020

McGowan; Papalia; Templeman

Premier; Tourism; Culture and the Arts

Wander out Yonder and spring into a Perth staycation

8/09/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Investment paves way to better industry access in East Kimberley

8/09/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Ground-breaking start for new Mandurah multi-storey car park

3/09/2020

McGowan; Papalia; MacTiernan

Premier; Tourism; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Young West Aussies encouraged to Work and Wander out Yonder

2/09/2020

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Karratha-Tom Price Road officially named Manuwarra Red Dog Highway

2/09/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Third stage of upgrades to Manuwarra Red Dog Highway now complete

31/08/2020

McGowan

Premier

Premier pays tribute to Minister Francis Logan

28/08/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Major Subiaco project to support up to 1,600 WA jobs

28/08/2020

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Business boost with push for PPE manufacturing in WA

27/08/2020

McGowan

Premier

$8 million Dalyellup multipurpose community and youth centre

27/08/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Collie’s trailblazing autonomous vehicle training centre opens

27/08/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

South-West school upgrade boost in WA Recovery Plan

27/08/2020

McGowan

Premier

Plan for the South West unveiled as part of WA Recovery Plan

27/08/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Preferred contractor named for job-creating Bussell Highway duplication

27/08/2020

McGowan; Saffioti; Roberts

Premier; Transport; Road Safety

Regional road safety works across the South-West now underway

26/08/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

New Swan River bridge to be built as part of WA Recovery

25/08/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Ports

Pilbara Ports powering State’s economic recovery and supporting jobs

25/08/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Funding to revitalise Pilbara training and meet industry demand

25/08/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Multimillion-dollar investment in Pilbara school upgrades improves education for local students

25/08/2020

McGowan

Premier

Plan for the Pilbara unveiled as part of WA Recovery Plan

24/08/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Initial works on the METRONET Byford Rail Extension to start

23/08/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Building for Tomorrow program a key feature of economic recovery

23/08/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - First look at Thornlie-Cockburn Link’s Ranford Road Station site

23/08/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Building road and rail infrastructure paves way to WA’s recovery

20/08/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Hillarys Boat Harbour jetty works to help in recovery journey

20/08/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Ground-breaking milestone on Stephenson Avenue Extension

19/08/2020

McGowan; Saffioti; Papalia

Premier; Transport; Tourism

Regional aviation continues on the flight path to recovery

18/08/2020

McGowan

Premier

Premier pays tribute to member for Kimberley Josie Farrer

18/08/2020

McGowan; Cook; MacTiernan

Premier; Health; Agriculture and Food

Cautious approach to Phase 5 and the 2020 Perth Royal Show

18/08/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs

Record allocation of $2 million for Local Capability Fund to support WA businesses

17/08/2020

McGowan

Premier

Revised policy to secure domestic gas supply and create jobs

17/08/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

$22 million investment to accelerate renewable hydrogen future

17/08/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Finance; Lands

Problem and Opportunity Statements to drive investment and jobs in WA

16/08/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Lands

Plans for Perth’s first coastal pool unveiled as works start on Ocean Reef Marina project

14/08/2020

McGowan

Premier

Space centre among $16.1 million upgrades at Joseph Banks Secondary College

14/08/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan; Tinley

Premier; Agriculture and Food; Fisheries

Food industry plan to support WA recovery efforts

14/08/2020

McGowan; Tinley

Premier; Fisheries

Plan for Mid-West unveiled as part of WA Recovery Plan

12/08/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Special COVID-19 Bill to keep Government moving

11/08/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Ports

A Shed redevelopment to transform Victoria Quay

10/08/2020

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government welcomes new MP accountability measures

10/08/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan; Saffioti

Premier; Ports; Transport

Visionary plan for future container port endorsed by Government

10/08/2020

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Agreement to streamline environmental approvals given green light

9/08/2020

McGowan; Tinley

Premier; Fisheries

Recreational fishing hooks new benefits from WA Recovery Plan

8/08/2020

McGowan

Premier

Plan for Peel region unveiled as part of WA Recovery Plan

8/08/2020

McGowan; Papalia; Dawson

Premier; Tourism; Environment

WA Recovery Plan injects $150 million into State’s tourism industry

7/08/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Plan for Gascoyne region unveiled as part of WA Recovery Plan

7/08/2020

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Western Australia set to welcome first children’s hospice

6/08/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Lands

Additional $1.1 million to extend Middleton Beach foreshore works

6/08/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

TAFE investment to boost trades training in the Great Southern

6/08/2020

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Energy

Winds to power new local manufacturing opportunities in WA

6/08/2020

McGowan

Premier

Plan for Great Southern unveiled as part of WA Recovery Plan

6/08/2020

McGowan; Ellery; MacTiernan

Premier; Education and Training; Agriculture and Food

McGowan Government invests in skills for vital agricultural sector

6/08/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan; Ellery

Premier; Regional Development; Education and Training

Plan for Wheatbelt unveiled as part of WA Recovery Plan

5/08/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

WA Recovery Plan boosts local manufacturing to create WA jobs

4/08/2020

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Energy

Goldfields leads Schools Virtual Power Plant trial

4/08/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Kalgoorlie training revitalised with $10 million TAFE investment

4/08/2020

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Mines and Petroleum

$8.2 million in COVID-19 recovery funding for resources exploration

4/08/2020

McGowan

Premier

Plan for Goldfields-Esperance unveiled as part of WA Recovery Plan

4/08/2020

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

2020 Premier’s Science Awards finalists announced

3/08/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Record investment in WA school upgrades to help with recovery

2/08/2020

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Kick-off for Kingsway community football facility

2/08/2020

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Game on! Unprecedented $300 million investment in sport and community infrastructure

31/07/2020

McGowan; Papalia; MacTiernan

Premier; Defence Issues; Ports

$330 million investment to drive industry opportunities

30/07/2020

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Energy

Renewable energy technologies to improve power to the Kimberley

30/07/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Bolstering Kimberley training with $16 million TAFE investment

30/07/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

$3 million for final stage of Town Beach redevelopment

30/07/2020

McGowan

Premier

Plan for Kimberley unveiled as part of WA Recovery Plan

30/07/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Tracklaying underway on METRONET’s Airport Line

29/07/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New facilities announced for Pinjarra Senior High School

29/07/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

WA-made cheddar cheese back on the menu

29/07/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

$9.17 million for Mandurah TAFE hospitality and tourism training centre

28/07/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Biggest TAFE investment in history as part of WA Recovery Plan

28/07/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New technologies focus of Review of Skills, Training and Workforce Development