Media Statements

For Region: All

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

15/01/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Safe approach for Victoria under WA’s border controls

15/01/2021

Logan

Corrective Services

“Every Voice Matters” on National Corrections Day

15/01/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Great Southern innovation project moves ahead

15/01/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Mental Health

New Goldfields mental health service delivered by McGowan Labor Government

15/01/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Matagarup Bridge climb to open Australia Day

15/01/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Experienced criminal lawyer appointed as a magistrate

15/01/2021

Templeman

Heritage

Collie sheds on track for heritage listing

15/01/2021

Johnston

Industrial Relations

Health surveillance requirements for silica strengthened

14/01/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Local architects set to design modern performing arts space for Goldfields school

14/01/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Perth-based architect chosen for new classrooms at Melville Senior High School

14/01/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed for multi-million project at Spring Hill Primary School

14/01/2021

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Funding boost for historic Mount Barker swim facilities

14/01/2021

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Energy

New $16 million Western Power energy facility for Albany

14/01/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Next step for new dance studio at northern suburbs school

14/01/2021

McGowan; Cook; Saffioti; Dawson

Premier; Health; Transport; Environment

Construction of rainbow Perth Kids’ Bridge now underway

14/01/2021

Logan

Corrective Services

Rehabilitation prisoners ring in the new year with a fresh start

14/01/2021

Saffioti

Planning

Public realm plans for first Subi East neighbourhood open for comment

14/01/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Deputy Director of DPP appointed to the District Court

13/01/2021

Kelly

Youth

2021 Youth Awards to highlight WA’s most outstanding youth

13/01/2021

Quigley

Attorney General

Proceeds of crime to give vulnerable people a helping hand

13/01/2021

Cook

Health

Refurbishments on track for Midland Intervention Centre

13/01/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Ground-breaking tender for Spoilbank Marina project

13/01/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed for Karratha Senior High School classroom rebuild

12/01/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Playing WA grants program brings arts organisations to regional WA

12/01/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed to design major Lynwood Senior High School upgrade

12/01/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Playing WA supports performing arts tours across regional WA

12/01/2021

Cook

Health

New campaign highlights risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy

12/01/2021

Logan

Emergency Services

New $3 million facility for Albany’s State Emergency Service

12/01/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Agriculture and Food

Powering ahead on Ord cotton gin

12/01/2021

Cook

Health

Peel Health Campus gets new upgrade to emergency department

11/01/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Mental Health

New Mid-West mental health service delivered by McGowan Labor Government

11/01/2021

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Youth

Young people winning thanks to Ellenbrook Youth Centre

11/01/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Major infrastructure projects developing Stirling into a hub of activity

8/01/2021

McGowan

Premier

More measures to protect against COVID-19 and variant virus

8/01/2021

Dawson

Environment

Containers for Change sees 120 million returns in first 100 days

8/01/2021

McGowan

Premier

WA bolsters border arrangements with Queensland immediately

8/01/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - More than $250 million of regional road upgrades rolling out across Western Australia

7/01/2021

Dawson

Environment

Visitors reminded to take note of park closures

7/01/2021

Dawson

Environment

Study reveals Ningaloo Coast an economic hub for WA

6/01/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Community support needed to stamp out new fruit fly detection

6/01/2021

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Banned Drinkers Register to be trialled in the Kimberley

4/01/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Additional weekly flight to be trialled between Kununurra and Balgo

31/12/2020

Cook

Premier; Health

WA hard border returns with Victoria from tonight

30/12/2020

Cook

Health

Baby joy for expectant mums in hospital milestone

30/12/2020

Tinley

Housing

McGowan Government to help thousands more in 2021 through Keystart

29/12/2020

Cook

Premier; Health

Specific powers to bolster State hotel quarantine facilities

29/12/2020

Papalia

Small Business

Local governments selected to revolutionise approvals processes for small business

29/12/2020

Johnston

Energy

McGowan Government launches $13 million energy scheme

27/12/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Celebrate the New Year with free public transport after midnight

27/12/2020

McGowan

Premier

Historic Bob Hawke family home to be preserved

24/12/2020

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation Board appointments

24/12/2020

McGowan

Premier

WA delivers strongest projected economic growth in the country

24/12/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

SportWest baton passed to Matt Fulton

24/12/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Community residential services on their way for mental health

24/12/2020

Tinley; McGurk

Housing; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Derby to get improved family and domestic violence refuge

24/12/2020

McGurk

Community Services

$1.4 million early years investment for Kwinana and Cockburn

24/12/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Aboriginal corporation proposes tourism hub for Cossack

24/12/2020

Templeman; Tinley

Local Government; Fisheries

BEN signs to aid safety at beaches in the State’s north

24/12/2020

Dawson

Environment

Zoo has something for all West Aussies this summer

24/12/2020

McGowan

Premier

WA Government reaches agreement on job creating domestic gas project

23/12/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Local firm to develop Perth Cultural Centre masterplan

23/12/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA voices recorded describing personal experiences of COVID-19

23/12/2020

Cook; Saffioti; Murray

Health; Planning; Seniors and Ageing

McGowan Government cuts red tape, making aged care more available

23/12/2020

McGurk

Child Protection

WA child protection centre to build on work of Royal Commission

23/12/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Recovery continues with fast-tracked community sports grants

23/12/2020

Tinley

Housing

Aboriginal trainees and apprentices to benefit from housing in Kununurra

23/12/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Record investment in women’s sporting facilities under McGowan Government

23/12/2020

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

McGowan Government commits $4.8 million to Aboriginal community-controlled sector

23/12/2020

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Expansion of Kalgoorlie core library boosts local workforce

22/12/2020

Dawson

Environment

Construction tenders called for new playground at Mangrove Cove

22/12/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed for works at Joondalup schools

22/12/2020

Kelly

Science

Boost for State’s top scientists to help solve crime and deliver justice

22/12/2020

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Safer travel from SA as it transitions to ‘very low risk’ category

22/12/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Chief Mental Health Advocate for Western Australia appointed

22/12/2020

Wyatt

Finance; Lands

Innovative solution for Landgate building

22/12/2020

Papalia

Tourism

Free travel for kids and new ‘Happiest Happy Hour’ for Rottnest

22/12/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Beazley Medals recognise WA’s top Year 12 students

22/12/2020

Dawson

Disability Services

$8.5 million to support the disability sector transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme

21/12/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed to design new early childhood buildings at Wickham Primary School

21/12/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Female-friendly facilities get the go ahead in Exmouth

21/12/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Exmouth splashes into summer with new swimming facilities

21/12/2020

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Nearly $1.2 million of unclaimed winnings for community projects

21/12/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

In the House expanding WA’s vibrant regional culture and arts programs

21/12/2020

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Margaret River to continue hosting popular pro surf event until 2024

20/12/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government delivering Wi-Fi to the Prospector train

20/12/2020

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Community Services

Mandurah to house WA’s second Common Ground

19/12/2020

McGowan

Premier

WA hard border reinstated with New South Wales

18/12/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Recovery Plan grants to strengthen connectivity to community for WA seniors

18/12/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Smaller State Sporting Associations to receive funding boost

18/12/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Acacia Prison tender awarded to Serco

18/12/2020

Tinley

Housing

SHERP rollout continues with grants for regional housing projects

18/12/2020

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government delivers new sports pavilion for Ellenbrook

18/12/2020

Saffioti

Planning

New planning regulations streamline system and cut red tape

18/12/2020

Papalia

Defence Issues

$200,000 investment supports 22 SMEs to become Defence-Ready

18/12/2020

Kelly

Water

$12 million pipeline to further secure future water supply to South-West communities

18/12/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

Tourists urged to ‘Be the calm before the storm’ this wet season

18/12/2020

Logan; Dawson

Emergency Services; Environment

McGowan Government’s advocacy rewarded with Large Air Tanker for this bushfire season

18/12/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

State and local partnership supports grassroots basketball community

18/12/2020

Tinley

Housing

First Perth projects complete in $319 million social housing package

18/12/2020

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Renewable energy to power Yamarna camp and Gruyere gold mine