Media Statements

For Region: Eastern Metropolitan

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

10/10/2018

McGowan

Premier

$90 million new aged care facility for Perth foothills

24/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Work underway to resolve leak on Forrestfield-Airport Link project

9/09/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

New $1.13 million base for West Gidgegannup bushfire volunteers

4/09/2018

Kelly

Water

State Government’s biggest water tank comes online in Ellenbrook

1/09/2018

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

New culinary event has ingredients to make WA global food hotspot

28/08/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

McGowan Government to return rail manufacturing to Midland area

24/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

Western swamp tortoise trial release to provide crucial data

16/08/2018

McGowan

Premier

Kalamunda Community Hub election commitment underway

3/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government reinstates Nollamara bus route

22/06/2018

Tinley

Housing

St Emilie’s offers shelter to support young women in need

21/06/2018

Cook

Mental Health

More young people to benefit with new dedicated mental health unit

20/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti; Papalia

Premier; Planning; Tourism

New strategy set to maximise Perth Hills’ tourism potential

8/06/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Swan Valley planning framework review released for comment

6/06/2018

Kelly

Forestry

Community Support Program grant recipients announced

6/06/2018

Templeman

Heritage

Guildford Historic Town considered for State Register

1/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Reid Highway duplication progresses, possible extra bridge sought

31/05/2018

Kelly

Water

Five billion reasons to turn your sprinklers off for winter

23/05/2018

Tinley

Housing

Major Swan Valley development at Brabham to yield 3,000 homes

21/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Tunnel boring machines reach Airport Central Station as Forrestfield-Airport Link construction speeds ahead

11/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Key McGowan Government road commitment one step closer

11/05/2018

McGowan

Premier

$10 million to kick-start Darling Range Sports College upgrades

11/05/2018

McGowan

Premier

New North Morley Primary School library to encourage learning and imagination

30/04/2018

Kelly

Water

Morley drainage area transformed into a recreational park for the community

27/04/2018

McGowan

Premier

Joint media statement - Major jobs and infrastructure boost for Western Australia

26/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Telecommunications tower moved to make way for Ellenbrook Station

19/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Tenders progress Morley-Ellenbrook Line planning

13/04/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Hundreds respond to Swan Valley survey

11/04/2018

Tinley

Housing

Micro lots add to affordable housing range in Ellenbrook

10/04/2018

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation ‘grey cabinets’ to be splashed with colour

8/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Bayswater Station upgrade out for community consultation

4/04/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Bickley Camp Open Day to provide outdoor adventures for families

23/03/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Perth and Peel at 3.5million plans the future

23/03/2018

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Community engaged for Morley-Ellenbrook Line planning

17/03/2018

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Tea ceremonies have starring role in Harmony Week celebration

15/03/2018

Kelly

Water

Top 10 suburbs breaching sprinkler roster across Perth in 2017

6/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Regional food on the buy local menu

28/02/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

Education support facility to open for Aveley students in 2019

26/02/2018

Dawson

Environment

53 community projects funded to protect Swan River

22/02/2018

Papalia

Tourism

Perth to host national polocrosse championships

18/02/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnel to Airport Central on track

12/02/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Free financial counselling for vulnerable Western Australians

9/02/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

City songs herald Perth Festival celebration

31/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Bridge in Belhus to receive major upgrade

30/01/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

$220,000 in funding to nurture WA Aboriginal arts and culture

28/01/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New primary schools announced for rapidly growing suburbs

23/01/2018

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

A record one million hits for FuelWatch website

17/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

NorthLink WA southern and central section progressing

16/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

First public feedback for Morley-Ellenbrook METRONET sought

22/12/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

'David and Goliath' battle for Perth's cheapest fuel site for 2017

16/12/2017

Kelly; Templeman

Fisheries; Local Government

Beach Emergency Numbers grant applications open

13/12/2017

Kelly

Water

Ashfield Primary School celebrates a decade as a Waterwise school

5/12/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Whiteman Park celebrates International Volunteer Day 2017

4/12/2017

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Grants to help protect natural resources across Perth

4/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET station to be named Redcliffe

24/11/2017

Cook

Health

St John of God Midland Public Hospital celebrates second anniversary

23/11/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Margaret River Gourmet Escape contract renewed for a further year

17/11/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Swan Valley review moving forward

16/11/2017

Kelly

Water

Work underway to upgrade the iconic Mundaring Weir

14/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Government progress on Bellevue extension and Midland Station relocation project

14/11/2017

Dawson

Environment

Car emissions put to the test with CleanRun

2/11/2017

Papalia

Tourism

Joint media statement - Funding for Swan Valley to boost walk and cycle trails

26/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government progresses Ellenbrook METRONET

13/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

Swan Canning Riverpark to benefit from funded volunteer projects

13/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Ellenbrook METRONET line bolstered by Federal Labor commitment

10/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

Riverbank Program to fund foreshore restoration projects

15/09/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Swan Valley review to shape region's future

8/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Innovative transformation of ticketing system for METRONET

8/09/2017

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

WA's cultural diversity on the runway

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

Record road funding to reduce congestion and boost jobs

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

METRONET well underway with major funding injection

4/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Major boost to cycling for the future

3/09/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Metropolitan National Child Protection Week events highlight our role in keeping children safe

1/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Bike boulevard boosts cycling opportunities for Bayswater

30/08/2017

Roberts

Police

Midland PCYC relaunches with expanded sport and recreation program

16/08/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Local jobs created for METRONET tunnel segments

9/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

New bus service between Ellenbrook and Whitfords

8/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Transformation of Perth’s freeways under way

8/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Commuters to benefit from smart technology

7/08/2017

Cook

Health

Joint media statement - New aged-care places increase choice, free up hospital beds

7/08/2017

Cook

Health

New Health Service Board members

4/08/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

Disability Justice Centre to undergo review

30/07/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Tunnelling begins for rail link to airport and foothills

26/07/2017

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

RSPCA supports domestic violence victims and their pets

20/07/2017

Tinley

Housing

People, place, home focus for new Woodbridge apartments

11/07/2017

Tinley

Youth

Lotterywest grant supports youth sector

5/07/2017

Dawson; Murray

Environment; Sport and Recreation

Master plan to guide WA mountain biking towards world stage

3/07/2017

Tinley

Housing

Peet preferred proponent for Brabham development

3/07/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

NDIS rolls out in Perth Hills, South Metro, Kimberley and Pilbara

29/06/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Kiara College to retain farm school land

21/06/2017

Kelly

Water

Jobs boost as construction begins on new water tank in Ellenbrook

17/06/2017

Ellery

Education and Training

School playground design means play for all

16/06/2017

Cook

Health

Kalamunda hospital upgrades on track

14/06/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Wyatt applauds Native Title Bill passing

12/06/2017

Kelly

Water

Perth’s east gets 177 fire hydrants to fight bushfires

8/06/2017

Papalia; Saffioti

Tourism; Planning

Swan Valley to become major tourism precinct

8/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Works begin on central section of NorthLink WA

2/06/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Guildford Road process complete

28/05/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Work on the Airport Central Station underway

19/05/2017

Kelly

Water

Don't forget to turn your sprinklers off for winter

13/05/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnel boring machine arrives in Perth