Media Statements

For Region: All

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

3/08/2020

McGurk

Community Services

New homeless services portal to remove barriers to getting help

3/08/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Medicinal cannabis manufacturing boost for the South-West

3/08/2020

Templeman; Saffioti

Heritage; Planning

$6 million restoration of Ascot kilns secures historic Perth landmark

3/08/2020

Cook; Wyatt

Health; Lands

New high support accommodation centre for Shenton Park

3/08/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Record investment in WA school upgrades to help with recovery

3/08/2020

Dawson

Environment

Waste reduction grants for WA businesses, NFPs, local governments and community groups

3/08/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116m affordable land package driving growth in the Great Southern

3/08/2020

Papalia; Saffioti

Tourism; Transport

Discounted Kimberley flights sell out in first week

2/08/2020

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Kick-off for Kingsway community football facility

2/08/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Coastal infrastructure to bolster Western Australia’s Recovery Plan

2/08/2020

Kelly

Youth

WA youth to benefit from COVID-19 Recovery Plan projects

2/08/2020

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Game on! Unprecedented $300 million investment in sport and community infrastructure

2/08/2020

Cook; Ellery

Health; Education and Training

First round of swab testing in schools detects no COVID-19

31/07/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Funding to fast-track Margaret River Main Street final stage

31/07/2020

Cook

Mental Health

New home for southern suburbs residential mental health service

31/07/2020

McGowan; Papalia; MacTiernan

Premier; Defence Issues; Ports

$330 million investment to drive industry opportunities

31/07/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

Regional port investment drives economic recovery

31/07/2020

Wyatt; Papalia; Templeman

Treasurer; Small Business; Local Government

Rules streamlined to boost COVID-19 economic recovery

31/07/2020

Cook

Health

Portable isolation rooms to further protect country residents

31/07/2020

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Sealing progresses on Great Central Road in Western Australian Outback

31/07/2020

Templeman

Heritage

Historic Fremantle icon gets million-dollar conservation lift

31/07/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Six new magistrates to strengthen court’s regional presence

30/07/2020

Dawson

Emergency Services

$15 million COVID-recovery package for WA’s emergency services

30/07/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Significant native title agreement clears major hurdle

30/07/2020

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Energy

Renewable energy technologies to improve power to the Kimberley

30/07/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Bolstering Kimberley training with $16 million TAFE investment

30/07/2020

Quigley

Attorney General

Three judge appointments increase District Court numbers

30/07/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

$3 million for final stage of Town Beach redevelopment

30/07/2020

McGowan

Premier

Plan for Kimberley unveiled as part of WA Recovery Plan

30/07/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Laverton visitor centre tender awarded to Goldfields builder

30/07/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Tracklaying underway on METRONET’s Airport Line

29/07/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed for historic Broome Primary School rebuild

29/07/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New facilities announced for Pinjarra Senior High School

29/07/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

WA-made cheddar cheese back on the menu

29/07/2020

Cook

Health

Kalgoorlie Health Campus moves forward with MRI technology

29/07/2020

Ellery; Dawson

Education and Training; Disability Services

New state-of-the-art centre to meet local demand in aged care and disability

29/07/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Goldfields community mental health service on track for completion

29/07/2020

Saffioti

Planning

WA company to demolish and remediate Princess Margaret Hospital

29/07/2020

Cook

Health

New Kalgoorlie Renal Hostel reaches final stage

29/07/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

$9.17 million for Mandurah TAFE hospitality and tourism training centre

29/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Leading hospitality group set to develop Fremantle Technical College

28/07/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Grant programs to support vibrant arts sector

28/07/2020

Tinley

Housing

Sales and civil works open in Forrestdale affordable housing project

28/07/2020

Wyatt

Treasurer

WA leading nation in the recovery of jobs during COVID-19

28/07/2020

Dawson; Saffioti

Environment; Transport

New boat ramp on the horizon for Canal Rocks

28/07/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Biggest TAFE investment in history as part of WA Recovery Plan

28/07/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Western Australians invited to have their say on digital inclusion

28/07/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New technologies focus of Review of Skills, Training and Workforce Development

28/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116m affordable land package driving growth in the Gascoyne

28/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116 million affordable land package driving growth in the South-West

28/07/2020

Dawson

Environment

Containers for Change hitting the road

28/07/2020

Dawson

Environment

Financial help for container deposit scheme participants

28/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116 million affordable land package driving growth in the Mid-West

28/07/2020

Dawson; Johnston

Environment; Energy

Additional funding for Clean Energy Future Fund

27/07/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Missing link in Mitchell Freeway bicycle path to open today

27/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Plants aplenty as Waterwise Greening Scheme reaches new heights

27/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116 million affordable land package driving growth in the Wheatbelt

27/07/2020

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

McGowan Government unveils Green Jobs Plan to support recovery

27/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116 million affordable land package driving growth in the Kimberley

26/07/2020

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Energy

$66.3 million renewable energy technologies boost in WA recovery

26/07/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Treasurer

$5.5 billion WA Recovery Plan launched to get WA back on track

26/07/2020

Tinley; Dawson

Veterans Issues; Environment

Plans underway to honour ‘Forgotten War’ with Korean War memorial

26/07/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Records broken at Australian-first drug treatment prison

24/07/2020

Papalia

Tourism

Chairperson reappointed to Rottnest Island Authority board

24/07/2020

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Lotterywest COVID-19 Relief Fund supporting communities in need

24/07/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Wheatbelt aged accommodation supporting regional communities

24/07/2020

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Culture and the Arts; Heritage

New Western Australian Museum to open on November 21, 2020

24/07/2020

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Contract awarded to deliver new generation police helicopter

24/07/2020

Wyatt

Finance

Housing stimulus application now open

24/07/2020

Roberts

Police

New Youth Policing Officers for Newman

24/07/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

State Government continues to enhance world-class facilities for our athletes

24/07/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

State-of-the-art school science labs give Kalgoorlie kids best chance at success

24/07/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Digital connectivity boost to speed up the Wheatbelt

24/07/2020

Dawson

Environment

New node walks through Canning River history

24/07/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

Emergency services volunteer fuel card to be automatically issued

23/07/2020

Papalia

Tourism

New offers to put WA holidays on the horizon for locals

23/07/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

$8.1 million to support data-driven growth on WA farms

23/07/2020

Dawson

Environment

Town of Bassendean rolls out new three-bin recycling system

23/07/2020

Cook; Wyatt

Mental Health; Aboriginal Affairs

New suicide prevention projects to help reduce risk

23/07/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Cost of Living continues to support seniors in Western Australia

23/07/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

More than $6 million to assist local governments reduce bushfire risk

23/07/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Lands

New road unlocks hundreds of local jobs at Rockingham Industry Zone

23/07/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Impressive stage two revealed for Ridge View Secondary College

23/07/2020

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

$10 million to support manufacture of WA-made PPE

22/07/2020

Tinley

Veterans Issues

Anzac Day grants open to support veterans and their families

22/07/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Start your engines: Racing to resume at Perth Motorplex

22/07/2020

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Comprehensive package to support WA family violence response

22/07/2020

Wyatt

Finance

Procurement changes for works to further boost local businesses

22/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116 million affordable land package driving growth in the Goldfields-Esperance

22/07/2020

McGurk; Tinley; Kelly

Community Services; Housing; Youth

1,900 public sector workers breathe new life into Freo

22/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Work complete on $1.6 million upgrade to Carnarvon water tanks

22/07/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Record funding to support WA innovators

22/07/2020

Dawson

Environment; Disability Services

WA first for public sector agency and disability recruitment

21/07/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Major sport and entertainment events bring economic boost for WA

21/07/2020

McGowan; Papalia; Ellery

Premier; Tourism; Transport

Cheaper airfares a big boost to Kimberley tourism in WA’s recovery

21/07/2020

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

State-wide forums on regional business opportunities underway

20/07/2020

Templeman; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Treasurer; Aboriginal Affairs

Art Gallery rooftop project to feature giant Aboriginal artwork

19/07/2020

Johnston

Energy

New Community Partnership program announced for regional WA

18/07/2020

Cook

Health

Work starts on Joondalup Health Campus expansion

18/07/2020

Cook

Health

Charlies’ emergency department set to undergo $19 million upgrade