Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Sue Ellery MLC

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

1/04/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

WorldSkills Australia National Championships postponed to 2021

28/03/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Changes to operations at WA TAFE colleges from Monday

26/03/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Changes to government school learning from Monday

11/03/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

New chairperson to lead the Building and Construction Industry Training Board

10/03/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Top Aboriginal public school students awarded Rob Riley prize

9/03/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

School travel ban extended to United States and Canada

6/03/2020

Logan; Kelly; Ellery

Emergency Services; Youth; Education and Training

State’s top emergency services cadets and their mentors honoured

6/03/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New buildings unveiled at South Bunbury Primary School

4/03/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Multi-million dollar upgrades to Margaret River Senior High School

4/03/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Cape Naturaliste College students benefit from major school upgrade

27/02/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Two northern suburbs primary schools to amalgamate

27/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Morley Senior High School sports new undercover courts

27/02/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Caversham Valley Primary School officially opened

27/02/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

It’s lights, camera, action at Ballajura Community College

27/02/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

New early childhood centre opens at Ballajura Primary School

26/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Harrisdale Senior High School celebrates construction milestone

26/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Multimillion-dollar Southern River College upgrades unveiled

26/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Construction underway on new primary school in Southern River

26/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Swan Hills schools benefit from $3.4 million in upgrades

25/02/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

New half price TAFE fees proving popular with Mandurah students

25/02/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

New secondary school in Perth's growing southern suburbs opens

21/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Primary school officially opened in popular Byford area

21/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New Baldivis primary school officially opened

17/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New performing arts centre takes centre stage at Melville SHS

17/02/2020

Ellery; Dawson

Education and Training; Disability Services

New service connects employers and jobseekers in the disability sector

14/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New multi-use walls opening up opportunities at Warwick SHS

14/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Performing arts centre takes shape at Ocean Reef Senior High School

14/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Outdoor science lab inspiring Wanneroo Primary School students

14/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

$2.5 million of upgrades to Kinross College a step closer

14/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New multimillion dollar secondary college opens in Alkimos

14/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Grandis Primary School officially opened

11/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

50 per cent cut to TAFE fees driving more students to TAFE

10/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Future of STEM at Mount Lawley Senior High School takes shape

10/02/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Search for WA’s top achievers in the training sector gets underway

6/02/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Top-notch teaching graduates snapped up by Pilbara schools

4/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New multimillion-dollar facilities open at Collie Senior High School

4/02/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

New multimillion-dollar early childhood building opens at Eaton Primary School

3/02/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

A record number of students back to school

2/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

World-class Bob Hawke College officially opened

30/01/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Works begin on new Baldivis Primary School

23/01/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Works begin on new Yanchep primary school

23/01/2020

Ellery; Wyatt

Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs

New program to support Aboriginal staff to become teachers

16/01/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

South Metropolitan TAFE receives top training award in China

15/01/2020

McGowan; Papalia; Ellery

Premier; Tourism; Education and Training

First ever direct flight from Shanghai to Perth touches down

20/12/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Beazley Medals awarded to top Year 12 students

18/12/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New primary schools for five growing Perth suburbs

12/12/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Multimillion-dollar extension for Aveley Secondary College

12/12/2019

Ellery; Papalia

Education and Training; Defence Issues

Naval Base Campus gets tick of approval

9/12/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Local apprenticeship program helps boost youth employment in South-West

6/12/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Chairperson of Construction Training Fund steps down

5/12/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Review relieves levy pressure for major construction projects

5/12/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Works begin on $5 million upgrade at Wanneroo Secondary College

3/12/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

$10 million of upgrades starting at Darling Range Sports College

2/12/2019

Ellery; Wyatt

Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs

New $30 million boost to Clontarf Foundation to support Aboriginal secondary students

29/11/2019

Ellery; Roberts

Education and Training; Police

Port Hedland bus service receives a two-year extension

28/11/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Education Department casual allied professionals to receive back payments

28/11/2019

Ellery; Tinley

Education and Training; Asian Engagement

Education links with Asia strengthened in WA

27/11/2019

McGowan; Ellery

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

New program puts WA kids in driver’s seat for future jobs

27/11/2019

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

Governor’s School STEM Awards won by country and city schools

22/11/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

VET partnerships program to drive job growth in regional WA

22/11/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Western Australia’s training achievements honoured at national awards

22/11/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

WA’s best apprentices and students to be tested at national competition

21/11/2019

Ellery; Dawson

Education and Training; Disability Services

Training boost for the social assistance and allied health sector

21/11/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Leeming Primary to receive more than $474,000 for maintenance upgrades

20/11/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Currambine Primary receives more than $1.5 million for upgrades and maintenance

13/11/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Funding for Wiluna school’s training program

13/11/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

New facilities open at Carnarvon Community College

12/11/2019

Ellery; Johnston

Education and Training; Energy

Energy utilities and TAFE join forces to upskill WA workers

12/11/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

TAFE Partnership with Rio Tinto delivers an Australian first

11/11/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Students bound for Darwin and Singapore for war commemorations

8/11/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Minister visits upgraded facilities at Southern River College

7/11/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Administration upgrade to Richmond Primary School opened

5/11/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

WorldSkills national championships for Perth in 2020

1/11/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Official name announced for new primary school in Byford

1/11/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Name announced for new primary school in Baldivis

1/11/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Name announced for new primary school in Caversham

30/10/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

State-wide mobile phone ban for WA public schools

28/10/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

WA’s top teachers, staff and schools for 2019!

26/10/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Joint media statement - Perth to increase in attractiveness for international students

22/10/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Schools invited to apply for Independent Public School status

22/10/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Local Albany builder delivering major school upgrade

22/10/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

McGowan Government delivers $15.2 million for new Mount Lockyer Primary

18/10/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Margaret River Senior High School redevelopment underway

18/10/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

South-West schools to benefit from $12 million maintenance blitz

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

11/10/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Bandwidth upgrades to boost student learning

11/10/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

New opportunity for gifted secondary students

10/10/2019

Ellery

Transport

Early works tender for METRONET’s Morley-Ellenbrook Line and Bayswater upgrade released

9/10/2019

Ellery; Roberts

Education and Training; Police

Education and Police team up to tackle violence

3/10/2019

Wyatt; Ellery

Finance; Education and Training

Local businesses big winners in Broome Senior High School project

27/09/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

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

27/09/2019

Kelly; Ellery

Science; Education and Training

Governor’s School STEM Awards finalists revealed

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

Ellery

Education and Training

New resource to guide positive teacher-student relationships

18/09/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

New school facilities opened at Canning Vale College

17/09/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

First look at world-class Bob Hawke College

13/09/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Innovation and excellence driving WA Training Award winners

13/09/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

No WA student should be disadvantaged by NAPLAN technical issues