Media Statements

For Portfolio: Premier

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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; Public Transport; 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

Western Australia is rolling out the red carpet for one of the world’s greatest sporting teams

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

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