Media Statements

For Region: Eastern Metropolitan

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

18/03/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Intersection upgrades underway for busy Airport link

10/03/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Construction starts on METRONET’s Bellevue railcar facility

10/03/2020

Roberts

Police

Report reveals decline in meth consumption in Western Australia

9/03/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

School travel ban extended to United States and Canada

9/03/2020

Tinley

Housing

Social housing income eligibility limits change will help pensioners

28/02/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Lift-off for the METRONET Airport Central Station

28/02/2020

McGowan

Premier

Kalamunda Men's Shed opens its doors to a new era

27/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Morley Senior High School sports new undercover courts

27/02/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Caversham Valley Primary School officially opened

27/02/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

It’s lights, camera, action at Ballajura Community College

27/02/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

New early childhood centre opens at Ballajura Primary School

26/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Swan Hills schools benefit from $3.4 million in upgrades

18/02/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

TBM Grace completes Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnelling journey

18/02/2020

Johnston

Energy

New funding option for undergrounding power

17/02/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Preferred proponent chosen to deliver Denny Avenue road package

14/02/2020

Kelly

Water

Bassendean Community Men’s Shed to become home to a waterwise demonstration garden

17/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

Recycling charities funded through dumping reduction program

14/01/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Arts program to build capacity of outer metro communities

18/12/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Subiaco's new planning scheme to retain character and support growth

12/12/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Multimillion-dollar extension for Aveley Secondary College

3/12/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

$10 million of upgrades starting at Darling Range Sports College

26/11/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Industry briefing on Morley-Ellenbrook Line to encourage local content

20/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Highway upgrades to improve safety, bust congestion and create jobs

13/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Contract awarded for William Bay renewal project

8/11/2019

McGurk

Community Services

Lotterywest grant for new play area in City of Swan

6/11/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

New $500,000 multi-purpose fire appliance for Roleystone

1/11/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Name announced for new primary school in Caversham

30/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Welshpool company awarded METRONET car park contract

15/10/2019

McGowan; Ellery; Saffioti

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

Reduction in TAFE fees paves the way for new METRONET jobs

4/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Works underway to upgrade ‘WA’s riskiest intersection’

29/09/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Record investment in bushfire facility for West Gidgegannup

28/09/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Lilac Hill Park redevelopment supporting women's sport boom

25/09/2019

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Environment

Work to restore and revegetate Bennett Brook Catchment underway

24/09/2019

Tinley

Housing

Amble Estate development wins prizes at UDIA awards night

23/09/2019

Kelly

Water

New wastewater main to support growth in Ellenbrook

16/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Improvements to major Orrong Road intersection getting underway

10/09/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Primary students to benefit from Caversham, Ballajura school upgrades

3/09/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Forrestfield Station reaches new heights at 50 per cent completion

1/09/2019

Kelly

Water

Rebate offered for Perth residents to install a weather smart irrigation controller

29/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

New Hamilton Street Bridge now open to traffic

27/08/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA screen industry reaching new heights

27/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Roll-out of roller barrier in Perth road project a WA-first

21/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

New measures to protect blue swimmer crabs in Perth and the South-West

17/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - NorthLink WA central section completed, slashing Ellenbrook travel times

13/08/2019

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government Community Cabinet coming to Mount Lawley

12/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

3km extension of Perth-Fremantle Principal Shared Path now open

8/08/2019

Kelly

Water

Dramatic decline in water flow restrictions as financial assistance programs deliver for those in need

6/08/2019

Murray; Papalia

Sport and Recreation; Tourism

McGowan Government secures another NRL team to call Perth home

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

1/08/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Next step towards John Forrest Secondary College major rebuild

30/07/2019

Johnston

Energy

Industry and Government join forces for a brighter energy future

29/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Two years of Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnelling completed

29/07/2019

McGowan

Premier

Inaugural Infrastructure WA Board appointed

12/07/2019

Kelly

Water

Morley drain to be transformed into a new wetland

9/07/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

$1.75 million facilities boost for Ellenbrook families

5/07/2019

Templeman

Heritage

WA’s only inland port added to State Heritage Register

1/07/2019

Kelly

Water

Community helps make a colourful splash in Westminster

28/06/2019

Dawson

Environment

Bibbulmun Track camp site rebuilt after bushfires

28/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Bassendean residents embrace Your Move program

19/06/2019

Ellery; Dawson

Education and Training; Environment

Forrestfield students working to save WA’s threatened plants

12/06/2019

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New men’s service to improve family safety

3/06/2019

Saffioti

Planning

New METRONET East Redevelopment Area to help create vibrant centres

27/05/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Construction of another job-creating road project underway

17/05/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Royal Perth and Bentley hospitals raise the flag for the LGBTI community

15/05/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Denny Avenue level crossing removal procurement and demolition works begin

11/05/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Record METRONET budget as TBM Grace reaches Redcliffe Station

18/04/2019

Cook

Health

Medical intern program available at St John of God Health Care

14/04/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

$1.7 billion transformation of Tonkin Highway and eastern corridor

11/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Alliance sought for METRONET Bayswater Station upgrade

1/04/2019

Tinley

Housing

Micro lots are a big success in Ellenbrook

25/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

More cycle routes and road upgrades for the growing eastern suburbs and Perth hills

22/03/2019

Kelly

Water

Students get creative to spread waterwise message on World Water Day

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

14/03/2019

Tinley

Housing

Government seeks residential developers for housing panel

12/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Blueprint for future Perth and Peel cycling network starts

1/03/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government levels the playing field for women’s sport in Nollamara

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

27/02/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Aveley North Primary School opens with a world of opportunities

18/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Next generation Transperth app launched today

1/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Reid Highway duplication to include new Dayton-Caversham bridge

1/02/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Pia’s Place playground construction swings into action

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

25/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Town of Bassendean residents chosen for Your Move campaign

21/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport

NorthLink WA roadworks progress to Beechboro Road North

12/12/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Land for new Chittering sport and community centre

7/12/2018

Kelly

Water

Three new aquatic centres dive into waterwise program

5/12/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Five new primary schools for Perth’s growing suburbs

1/12/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Community drives METRONET Bayswater Station concept

26/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - NorthLink WA’s Marshall Road flyover open

22/11/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

Upgrades underway at Camboon Primary School

19/11/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health; Mental Health

New Mental Health Emergency Centre for eastern suburbs

19/11/2018

Kelly

Water

Splash of Colour arts program to brighten up Mundaring

19/11/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

NorthLink WA to slash travel times by half for Ellenbrook commuters

8/11/2018

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Community Cabinet heading to Swan Hills

31/10/2018

Cook

Health; Mental Health

New mental health unit for young Western Australians

26/10/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

North Morley Primary School library officially opens its doors