Media Statements

For Portfolio: Premier

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

23/06/2019

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government unveils revitalised Fremantle netball hub

21/06/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier officially opens Iluka Resources’ Cataby mine

19/06/2019

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

2019 Premier’s Science Awards finalists announced

17/06/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

Perth to serve up top women’s tennis with Fed Cup final

14/06/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Landmark Infrastructure WA legislation to deliver investment certainty

12/06/2019

McGowan; Ellery

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

Cutting-edge automation courses skilling WA workers for the future

11/06/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier welcomes first shipment from Shell’s FLNG facility

10/06/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Perth Children’s Hospital celebrates its first birthday

9/06/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Murray

Premier; Aboriginal Affairs; Sport and Recreation

Nicky Winmar’s stand against racism to be immortalised at Optus Stadium

7/06/2019

McGowan; Ellery

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

New pre-apprenticeship program for Karratha students

6/06/2019

McGowan; Tinley

Premier; Housing

Keystart celebrates 30 years of helping Western Australians

6/06/2019

McGowan

Premier

New package of initiatives to provide boost for Lotterywest retailers

27/05/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier’s message to east coast and the world: go west for gas

26/05/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Bob Hawke honoured at new inner city high school

21/05/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Experts sought for Infrastructure WA board positions

17/05/2019

McGowan

Premier

Statement from Premier Mark McGowan on the passing of Bob Hawke

11/05/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Record METRONET budget as TBM Grace reaches Redcliffe Station

10/05/2019

McGowan

Premier

ServiceWA to reform government service delivery for Western Australians

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in South-West continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in the Wheatbelt continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in Peel region continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in the Pilbara continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in the Kimberley continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in the Mid-West continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in Goldfields-Esperance continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in the Great Southern region continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in Gascoyne continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Roads budget delivers congestion busting solutions and WA jobs

9/05/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Medical research and innovation receives major funding boost

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government driving jobs and opportunities in the regions

9/05/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

METRONET construction on track in the State Budget

9/05/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Budget continues focus on job creation and economic growth

9/05/2019

McGowan; Tinley

Premier; Veterans Issues

Federal Labor pledges $5 million for ANZAC House revamp

8/05/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism; Small Business; Defence Issues

2019 WA Industry and Export Awards launch

7/05/2019

McGowan; Cook; Roberts

Premier; Health; Mental Health; Police

McGowan Government takes action on methamphetamine issues

6/05/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Planning

New job-creating development set for Elizabeth Quay

6/05/2019

McGowan; Ellery; Papalia

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

McGowan Government boosts defence and shipbuilding opportunities

5/05/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Johnston

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Lands; Energy

East Perth Power Station redevelopment takes major step forward

5/05/2019

McGowan; Ellery

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

State Budget boost to secure more international students to Perth

2/05/2019

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government set to revitalise unique piece of South-West history

2/05/2019

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Lands

New Kemerton road paves the way for Peel and South-West jobs

2/05/2019

McGowan

Premier

$60 million fund unveiled to grow economy and create jobs in Collie

1/05/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Tinley

Premier; Treasurer; Housing

First home buyers and construction sector win in housing stimulus

30/04/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New plans for a purpose-built TAFE in Armadale

28/04/2019

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

$11.3 million as McGowan Government and PCYC partner to tackle youth crime

24/04/2019

McGowan

Premier

$10m Budget boost to make Collie a world-class trail adventure town

24/04/2019

McGowan; Ellery; Tinley

Premier; Education and Training; Veterans Issues

Vietnam tour keeps Anzac spirit alive

24/04/2019

McGowan

Premier

Multimillion dollar boost to support WA veterans and their families

16/04/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

New Joondalup public sector offices open for business

15/04/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET boom gate blitz planned for Armadale Line

15/04/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Cape Peron restoration completed to preserve WA’s history

14/04/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

$1.7 billion transformation of Tonkin Highway and eastern corridor

12/04/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

State Budget to support Murujuga Living Knowledge Centre and Tourism Precinct

12/04/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Woodside LNG truck loading facility to service the State’s north

10/04/2019

McGowan; Johnston; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Mines and Petroleum; Science

WA to host Australia's Future Battery Industries CRC

9/04/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

McGowan Government delivers record investment for Rottnest Island

8/04/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

$22.7 million funding boost for RPH to help State’s sickest patients

2/04/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan; Johnston

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development; Mines and Petroleum

FMG's $3.7 billion Iron Bridge project to create thousands of jobs

2/04/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier announces plans for a world-first LNG plant in WA

1/04/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier lands in Shanghai to promote WA at LNG19 conference

29/03/2019

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

$1.79 million set to revitalise Toodyay community recreation spaces

28/03/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Construction begins on Australia’s biggest lithium processing plant

28/03/2019

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Emergency Services

Collie to be home to multipurpose bushfire management facility

27/03/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Market-led Proposals policy to drive innovation and create jobs

25/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

More cycle routes and road upgrades for the growing eastern suburbs and Perth hills

22/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - WA’s biggest free-flowing freeway-to-freeway interchange opens

21/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET projects bolstered by $200 million Federal Labor boost

19/03/2019

McGowan

Premier

Forrestfield and Kalamunda hosts the first 2019 Community Cabinet

19/03/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism

$12 million boost to promote WA to international holiday-makers

18/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Local business to help build next generation of Transperth buses

17/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Mitchell Freeway extension to Romeo Road to start next year

15/03/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Government of Western Australia response to Christchurch tragedy

12/03/2019

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

State Government response to CCC report related to Tokyo Office

11/03/2019

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Culture and the Arts

McGowan Government Industry Participation Strategy delivering on local jobs and apprenticeships

8/03/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Construction of Kwinana waste to energy plant to create 800 jobs

7/03/2019

McGowan; Ellery; McGurk

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Education and Training; Women's Interests

Hundreds of local shipbuilding jobs and apprenticeships on offer

6/03/2019

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Fisheries

Recfishers spend $2.4 billion a year on great fishing experiences

5/03/2019

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Science

2019 Premier’s Science Awards open with new award category

5/03/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Domestic gas to deliver jobs, investment and business opportunities for Western Australia

1/03/2019

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Emergency Services

Australian-first Bushfire Centre of Excellence to be based in regional WA

28/02/2019

McGowan; Ellery; Saffioti

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

Midland TAFE to be transformed into METRONET training facility

28/02/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier hosts steel industry roundtable to support local jobs

23/02/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

$6.5 million to launch Royal Flying Doctor jets into the skies

20/02/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

150,000 new jobs to be created as part of the ‘Our Priorities’ vision

20/02/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

McGowan Government unveils visionary conservation plan

19/02/2019

McGowan

Premier

Infrastructure WA Bill next step to growing the economy and creating jobs

15/02/2019

McGowan

Premier

New $1.5 million early intervention centre for Eaton community

15/02/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

Expanded and upgraded Dolphin Discovery Centre now open

15/02/2019

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government upgrades to Collie SHS on track

15/02/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Works underway to transform Lake Kepwari into tourism and recreation destination

15/02/2019

McGowan

Premier

Science boost for Harvey Primary School students

15/02/2019

McGowan

Premier

$8.56 million of upgrades to South Western Highway progressing

10/02/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

New three-bin system the centrepiece of Waste Strategy

8/02/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Spectacular Tet festival lights up Wanneroo

7/02/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism

Direct flights from Japan on sale

6/02/2019

McGowan; Ellery

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

Employment and job services enhanced in the Great Southern