Media Statements

For Region: Eastern Metropolitan

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

15/09/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Stage 3 works underway on The Broadway

15/09/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Sod turned on new Ellenbrook Indoor Leisure Centre

19/08/2020

Saffioti

Planning

New laws set future development plans for iconic Swan Valley region

13/08/2020

Cook

Health

Funding to enhance palliative care services at Kalamunda Hospital

6/08/2020

Saffioti

Planning; Transport

Draft redevelopment scheme for METRONET East released

5/08/2020

Roberts

Police

Funding to support victims of child abuse

30/07/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Tracklaying underway on METRONET’s Airport Line

24/07/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

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

23/07/2020

Dawson

Environment

Town of Bassendean rolls out new three-bin recycling system

17/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Native plants showcased at Bassendean’s first community waterwise demonstration garden

21/06/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Tonkin Gap contract fast tracked unlocking thousands of jobs

21/06/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Perth’s newest METRONET train station designs unveiled

10/06/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Major rebuild of John Forrest Secondary College on track

28/05/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Key Armadale Railway Line Shared Path project gathers speed

25/05/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Lights, camera, action at Belmont City College!

19/05/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Major METRONET project construction contracts awarded

15/05/2020

Tinley; Saffioti

Housing; Transport

Bayswater and Maylands housing projects boost METRONET vision

12/05/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Preferred proponent announced to build congestion-busting Tonkin Gap project

4/05/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Community input sought on name of METRONET station

24/04/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET Morley-Ellenbrook Line procurement narrowed to two

23/04/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - WA’s biggest road project, NorthLink, open, finished and ready for business

21/04/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Ground-breaking milestone on METRONET project

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