Media Statements

For Portfolio: Premier

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

5/02/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

South Coast Highway safety improvement works underway

1/02/2019

McGowan

Premier

Construction progressing at iconic Fremantle netball hub

1/02/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Historical Duffy House in Perth's north closer to being restored

1/02/2019

McGowan

Premier

Construction set to begin on Kingsway Regional Sporting Complex netball pavilion

1/02/2019

McGowan; Ellery

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

Revitalised TAFE facilities for growth industries in northern suburbs

31/01/2019

McGowan; Ellery

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

Local jobs key for Southern River College upgrades

31/01/2019

McGowan; Johnston; Kelly

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

McGowan Government launches Future Battery Industry Strategy

30/01/2019

McGowan

Premier

Designs revealed for major school upgrade in Forrestfield

30/01/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Take a break from driving, try a bus or train

29/01/2019

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government delivering quality community facilities at Robinson Reserve

29/01/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government improving inner-city roads

29/01/2019

McGowan; Papalia; Murray

Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

T20 World Cup fixtures a real hit for cricket fans

29/01/2019

McGowan; Murray; Papalia; Saffioti

Premier; Sport and Recreation; Tourism; Transport

First year of Optus Stadium an overwhelming success

19/01/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier flies to North East Asia to promote direct flights to Perth

3/01/2019

Cook

Premier

Work to begin on Albemarle lithium hydroxide processing plant at Kemerton

20/12/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Ports

Iron ore exports recommence from Esperance

20/12/2018

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Community Services

Central Great Southern communities to join historic Early Years Initiative

13/12/2018

McGowan

Premier

Minor changes within McGowan Cabinet announced

6/12/2018

McGowan

Premier

Streamline WA: Making it easier to do business in Western Australia

5/12/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Five new primary schools for Perth’s growing suburbs

4/12/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Defence Issues

WA-based defence company awarded major sustainment agreement

3/12/2018

McGowan; Papalia; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Defence Issues; Science

World-first Airbus Zephyr site officially launched in WA

1/12/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Community drives METRONET Bayswater Station concept

30/11/2018

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Container deposit scheme laws introduced to Parliament

30/11/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Stage set for Melville Senior High School performing arts centre

29/11/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier welcomes $3.5 billion job-creating Pilbara mine investment

28/11/2018

McGowan; Quigley

Premier; Attorney General

WA introduces new bail laws for persons with links to terrorism

27/11/2018

McGowan; Johnston; Dawson

Premier; Mines and Petroleum; Environment

Government introduces strict new controls for hydraulic fracturing

26/11/2018

McGowan; Cook; Roberts

Premier; Health; Mental Health; Police

Methamphetamine Action Plan boosted with more initiatives

26/11/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

WA’s finest schools and staff recognised in education awards

21/11/2018

McGowan; Papalia; Murray

Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

World’s biggest sporting team to paint Perth red

19/11/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health; Mental Health

New Mental Health Emergency Centre for eastern suburbs

19/11/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

NorthLink WA to slash travel times by half for Ellenbrook commuters

18/11/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Matagarup Bridge climb and zip-line to boost tourism in Perth

18/11/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Innovative world-first lead refinement technology to be used in WA

18/11/2018

McGowan

Premier

Upgraded resort creates new tourism opportunities for Monkey Mia

16/11/2018

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Treasurer

McGowan Government’s jobs agenda helps bring WA out of recession

14/11/2018

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

State debt targeted following successful GST campaign

11/11/2018

McGowan

Premier

Commemoration to mark 100 years since the end of World War I

9/11/2018

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Environmental green light for lithium jobs in the South-West

8/11/2018

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Community Cabinet heading to Swan Hills

7/11/2018

McGowan; Tinley; Papalia

Premier; Veterans Issues; Defence Issues

First knitted poppies planted in commemoration of Armistice Day

6/11/2018

McGowan; Tinley; Saffioti

Premier; Veterans Issues; Lands

Government gives green light for new ANZAC House headquarters

2/11/2018

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Vessel named in honour of whale rescue pioneer

1/11/2018

McGowan

Premier

Festival of Light brings vibrant celebrations to WA

30/10/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Defence Issues

Strategic plan launched to grow WA’s defence industry and create jobs

30/10/2018

McGowan

Premier

WA - when was the last time you said thanks to our homegrown heroes?

24/10/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Premier officially opens new Karratha Health Campus

23/10/2018

McGowan; Ellery; Papalia

Premier; Education and Training; Tourism

Landmark strategy launches new era for international education in Western Australia

22/10/2018

McGowan; McGurk; Quigley

Premier; Child Protection; Attorney General

Apologies to Australian survivors of institutional child sexual abuse

21/10/2018

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Labor Government pledges $1 million for Telethon

21/10/2018

McGowan; Templeman; Tinley

Premier; Heritage; Culture and the Arts; Veterans Issues

Anzac Bell to ring in centenary commemorations