Media Statements

For Region: Eastern Metropolitan

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

30/11/2021

Johnston

Energy

Technical solution to allow more residential rooftop solar

25/11/2021

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

2021 WA Seniors Awards winners announced

24/11/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed for $15 million school build at Mount Lawley

19/11/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Feedback sought on management plan for beautiful Bold Park

16/11/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Great Eastern Highway Bypass Interchanges project underway

12/11/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Employers in the State’s south supporting emergency services volunteers

10/11/2021

Johnston; McGurk

Energy; Community Services

$13 million household energy efficiency pilot program launched

31/10/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET Morley Station Precinct Concept Master Plan unveiled

29/10/2021

Saffioti

Planning

New committee appointed to guide future planning for Swan Valley

18/10/2021

Cook

Health

New opportunities to get COVID-19 vaccination in Mirrabooka

13/10/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Locally made beams installed on first new bridge over Railway Parade

7/10/2021

McGurk

Community Services

Expanded support services in Midland thanks to Lotterywest

22/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Planning underway on Airport Line connecting bus and train services

21/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion relief for Perth’s east as Roe Highway and Kalamunda Road Interchange completed

19/09/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Swanbourne site secured for WA’s first children’s hospice

19/09/2021

Templeman

Tourism

See more of Rottnest for less this Spring

10/09/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Deadline extended for Wooroloo Bushfire inquiry submissions

31/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Work well underway on new Redcliffe Bridge

31/08/2021

Punch

Disability Services

$321,170 grant to Rebound WA to build social connection for people with disability

25/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - METRONET Midland Station a step closer with preferred proponent chosen

25/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Closure of Caledonian Avenue Level Crossing

20/08/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Submissions open for inquiry into Wooroloo Bushfire

19/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Upgrades on the way for Wanneroo Road and Morley Drive intersection

13/08/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Inquiry into devastating Wooroloo Bushfire

6/08/2021

Saffioti

Planning

New laws take effect to protect Swan Valley’s future

27/07/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Highway upgrades kick off supporting local jobs and improving safety

16/07/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Track laying complete on METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link

7/07/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Boost for emergency services in local communities

2/07/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Perth and Peel lockdown ends at midnight

28/06/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Perth and Peel to enter lockdown from midnight tonight

28/06/2021

Johnston

Energy

Carlisle North celebrates transition to underground power

27/06/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Restrictions introduced for Perth and Peel immediately

25/06/2021

Saffioti

Planning

Community members invited to help guide Swan Valley future

23/06/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

$2.2 million emergency services complex for Gingin

6/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Let’s prepare: Perth’s biggest public transport shutdown coming

2/06/2021

Buti; Punch

Lands; Seniors and Ageing

New Kalamunda aged care development site goes to market

28/05/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Partnership established to boost WA wine exports

27/05/2021

Saffioti; Buti

Planning; Lands

METRONET East Redevelopment Scheme sets vision for vibrant station precincts

26/05/2021

McGurk; Dawson

Child Protection; Aboriginal Affairs

State Government acts to address overrepresentation of Aboriginal kids in care

12/05/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

New specialist training facility to support jobs in resources sector

7/05/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - METRONET Bayswater Junction hits the switch

26/04/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Perth and Peel post-lockdown transition starts midnight tonight

22/04/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Work starts on new early childhood building at Mount Helena Primary School

22/04/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Work begins on new classrooms at Malvern Springs Primary School

22/04/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

New performing and visual arts building at Aveley Secondary College officially opens

22/04/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Brabham Primary School officially opened

6/04/2021

Templeman; Saffioti

Heritage; Planning

Heritage specialists awarded contract for Ascot Kilns conservation

31/03/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

Midland Intervention and Withdrawal Centre Opens

25/02/2021

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - $18.1 million to support communities affected by the Wooroloo bushfire

5/02/2021

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following Wooroloo bushfires

3/02/2021

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Energy

Extended outage payment doubles for those affected by bushfire

3/02/2021

Ellery; Saffioti

Education and Training; Transport

Further support for transport industry to keep WA moving

2/02/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Contract awarded for road gateway in Perth’s eastern suburbs

29/01/2021

Dawson

Environment

Upgrades at two mountain bike trail networks completed

21/01/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Planning for major refurbishments at Swan View Senior High School underway

20/01/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - METRONET steaming ahead with three projects moving to shortlist phase

18/01/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Program to support culturally and linguistically diverse families

13/01/2021

Cook

Health

Refurbishments on track for Midland Intervention Centre

11/01/2021

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Youth

Young people winning thanks to Ellenbrook Youth Centre

23/12/2020

Cook; Saffioti; Murray

Health; Planning; Seniors and Ageing

McGowan Government cuts red tape, making aged care more available

22/12/2020

Wyatt

Finance; Lands

Innovative solution for Landgate building

18/12/2020

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government delivers new sports pavilion for Ellenbrook

18/12/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

State and local partnership supports grassroots basketball community

16/12/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed for $18.3 million education support facilities in Kalamunda

15/12/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

New specialist training facility for WA’s resources sector

15/12/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

New schools recruited to key literacy teaching initiative

8/12/2020

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government drops in with wheely good news for Morley skaters

8/12/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Three new primary schools announced for Perth’s growing suburbs

8/12/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

New sports facilities for students at northern suburbs school

4/12/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Swan Valley Planning Bill passes Parliament protecting region

3/12/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed for upgrades at Eastern Hills Senior High School

3/12/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed to design upgrades at Hampton Senior High School

3/12/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Perth’s first one-stop domestic violence hub opens in Mirrabooka

2/12/2020

Saffioti; Templeman

Planning; Heritage

Call for expert team to rekindle historic Ascot Kilns

26/11/2020

McGowan

Premier

New café and kitchen facilities completed at Darling Range Sports College

24/11/2020

Cook

Health; Mental Health

St John of God Midland Public Hospital celebrates fifth birthday

20/11/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Pickering Brook’s future planning blueprint report endorsed

13/11/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Brand new classrooms for eastern suburbs primary school

13/11/2020

Kelly

Water

Aboriginal artists make a splash in Guildford for NAIDOC Week

13/11/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed to design new classroom block in growing northern suburb

12/11/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Jobs and Skills Centres open in Armadale and Midland

11/11/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed to design new early childhood building at Mount Helena Primary School

11/11/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed to design new early childhood facility

10/11/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - METRONET Forrestfield Airport Link steaming ahead

6/11/2020

McGurk

Community Services

Target 120 expands to Geraldton, Rockingham and Midland

4/11/2020

McGowan

Premier

New facilities to put Mount Lawley students at the cutting edge

2/11/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Concept designs revealed for METRONET’s new Midland Station

2/11/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Job-creating congestion-busting road and rail project underway

30/10/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

New Kiara College a step closer to reality with construction starting on upgrade

30/10/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Kalgoorlie and Mirrabooka domestic violence hub operators signed

29/10/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Bullsbrook Intermodal Container Terminal project reaches next stage

29/10/2020

Ellery; Saffioti

Education and Training; Transport

All aboard: first stage of METRONET Trade Training Centre completed

18/10/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Main construction contract awarded for highly anticipated METRONET Morley-Ellenbrook Line

14/10/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

$1.45 million boost for sport and recreation in City of Stirling

13/10/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Finbar acquires prime East Perth development site

8/10/2020

Saffioti

Transport

New Bayswater Station designs to reflect community feedback

7/10/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

New buildings set to open in major job-creating Balcatta Senior High School redevelopment

2/10/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - New Midland Station METRONET project on the move

25/09/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

New primary school in Perth’s north-east officially named

22/09/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Preferred proponent named to construct METRONET Morley-Ellenbrook Line