Media Statements

For Portfolio: State Development, Jobs and Trade

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

28/07/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

WA wins with Lotterywest record return to the community

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

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

Local job opportunities flow from final Jetty Road contract

12/07/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Environment

Mining giant’s long-term plan for the Pilbara approved

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

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

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; Ellery

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

McGowan Government launches Jobs and Skills WA Employer Incentive

27/06/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Red tape attack launched at northern suburbs jobs hotspot

21/06/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier officially opens Iluka Resources’ Cataby mine

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

7/06/2019

McGowan; Ellery

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

New pre-apprenticeship program for Karratha students

27/05/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

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

21/05/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Experts sought for Infrastructure WA board positions

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; 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

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

16/04/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

New Joondalup public sector offices open for business

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

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

28/03/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Construction begins on Australia’s biggest lithium processing plant

27/03/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Market-led Proposals policy to drive innovation and create jobs

19/03/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism

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

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

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

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

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

20/02/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

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

15/02/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

Expanded and upgraded Dolphin Discovery Centre now open

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

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

19/01/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

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

20/12/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Ports

Iron ore exports recommence from Esperance

3/12/2018

McGowan; Papalia; Kelly

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

World-first Airbus Zephyr site officially launched in WA

29/11/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier welcomes $3.5 billion job-creating Pilbara mine investment

18/11/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

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

16/11/2018

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Treasurer

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

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

19/10/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

WA Industry and Export Awards winners honoured

15/10/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

McGowan Government securing the future of Port Hedland

12/10/2018

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Fisheries

Green light for jobs with Huon Aquaculture to set up WA operations

1/10/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Implementation of the WA Jobs Act now complete

1/10/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier welcomes $1.55 billion job-creating investment in the Pilbara

21/09/2018

McGowan; Ellery

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

First regional Jobs and Skills Centre launched in Kalgoorlie

31/08/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

Bold ideas to map future for renewable hydrogen in WA

28/08/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

McGowan Government to return rail manufacturing to Midland area

27/08/2018

McGowan; Wyatt; Ellery

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

Training and jobs boost for Pilbara energy workers

29/06/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Replacement of Rio Tinto Paraburdoo stackers to create local jobs

28/06/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Clear pathway for businesses and government to create WA jobs

15/06/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Start of LNG production from Wheatstone Train 2 delivers long-term jobs

15/06/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

BHP’s multibillion dollar investment in WA to create thousands of jobs

13/06/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Government works with Mineral Resources Ltd to protect WA jobs

13/06/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

WA Industry Link rolled out to the regions

3/06/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier to visit Beijing to further strengthen economic ties and promote WA

1/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Planning

Woodside’s jobs portal to secure work for Karratha locals

30/05/2018

McGowan; Ellery

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

Boost for WA jobs as Jobs and Skills Centres open

28/05/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Boost for WA jobs with new Pilbara FMG mine on track

24/05/2018

McGowan; Johnston

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

New strategy to capitalise on once-in-a-lifetime lithium opportunity

10/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

METRONET Budget includes WA's biggest ever rail investment

9/05/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Small Business

Celebrating 30 years of the WA Industry and Export Awards

4/05/2018

McGowan; Johnston

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

New Kwinana lithium refinery to create more WA jobs

22/04/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Local workers to help build new METRONET railcars

14/04/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Major Gorgon subsea expansion to deliver a boost to WA jobs

16/03/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

New era in job creation: WA Industry Link portal and advisory service launched

16/03/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

WA cabinet making business puts Premier and locals to work

14/03/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Dedicated jobs taskforce set to turn WA into a global LNG hub

12/03/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

McGowan Government’s WA jobs focus on show at Community Cabinet

8/03/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Meridian Park activation to create jobs in Perth’s north

17/02/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

New era for StudyPerth to attract international students and create WA jobs

19/12/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Fisheries

New Albany hatchery to expand aquaculture and create WA jobs

10/12/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

WA’s first commercial walnut orchard gets cracking and packing

7/12/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Jobs Bill passes through State Parliament

29/11/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Canning Basin agreement to be terminated

24/11/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Government and industry join forces in the Pilbara

14/11/2017

McGowan; Ellery

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

Digital platform showcases WA to Chinese students

27/10/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Industry and export awards celebrate WA's best and brightest

27/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Local Capability Fund to assist local businesses to access METRONET work

27/10/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Kwinana jobs boost as lithium project signs off on Stage 2

22/10/2017

McGowan; Murray

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government secures AFL matches at Perth Stadium

20/10/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier, Ministers travel to China and Japan next month

19/10/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Channar agreement to be varied to ensure ongoing jobs

11/10/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

State Agreement variation supports Tronox operations

9/10/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

First gas a Wheatstone milestone