Media Statements

For Region: Northern Metro & Perth CBD

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

17/01/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Tourism boost for Perth icon

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

8/01/2018

Papalia; Saffioti

Tourism; Racing and Gaming; Small Business; Planning

Small businesses to help Yagan Square thrive

5/01/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Green light for ‘Old Salt’ Swan River event barge

25/12/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Fisheries

Iconic western rock lobster brings Christmas joy to those in need

22/12/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

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

20/12/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

State Library partnership with Minderoo Foundation

20/12/2017

Cook

Health

RPH benefits from a $1.3m new 360-degree scanner donation

16/12/2017

Kelly; Templeman

Fisheries; Local Government

Beach Emergency Numbers grant applications open

14/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

$2 million grant for Mindarie-Burns Beach dual use path

13/12/2017

Tinley

Housing

Ridgewood development bridges affordable housing gap for seniors

8/12/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Legislative fracking ban achieved in South-West, Peel and Perth

7/12/2017

Wyatt

Planning

Land for concrete batching plants to be rezoned in City of Vincent

6/12/2017

Dawson

Disability Services

Sorrento Beach and Hillarys Boat Harbour more inclusive with Changing Place

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

1/12/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Scarborough redevelopment steaming towards summer

1/12/2017

Roberts

Police

Pioneering women of policing in WA honoured

28/11/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Innovation and ICT

New Industries Fund to support innovation and create WA jobs

26/11/2017

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Aboriginal Affairs

Matagarup Bridge a permanent tribute to traditional owners

25/11/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Mining Emergency Response Competition commences

14/11/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Limelight Theatre gets funding boost

14/11/2017

Dawson

Environment

Car emissions put to the test with CleanRun

13/11/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Noongar word for dance to grace State Theatre’s Rehearsal Room 2

11/11/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Perth Arena celebrates five years of premier sport and entertainment

8/11/2017

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Growing opportunities in Wanneroo

4/11/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

HBF Arena opens new $24 million home for West Perth Football Club and Wanneroo Basketball Association

3/11/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Community input sought for new Subi East planning framework

1/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Industry invited to express interest in northern Perth interchange upgrade

30/10/2017

Tinley

Youth

Innovative ideas shared at Youth Politics Hackathon

26/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

New Lord Street project works underway

26/10/2017

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New Burns Beach primary school for northern suburbs

26/10/2017

McGowan

Premier

Kicking goals, shooting hoops and delivering election commitments

26/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government progresses Ellenbrook METRONET

25/10/2017

Kelly

Science

Astronaut lands at Scitech to launch new Planet Pioneers exhibition

24/10/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

$4 million funding boost for homeless and youth services

23/10/2017

McGowan

Premier

$120,000 for RTRFM sees election commitment honoured

23/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Revitalisation of North Perth underway

23/10/2017

Kelly

Water

New water main in Banksia Grove caters for growth

17/10/2017

Kelly

Water

Groundwater replenishment works to create local jobs

13/10/2017

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Finalists announced for WA Seniors Awards

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

10/10/2017

Papalia

Tourism

Joint media statement - Funding boost for Yanchep National Park campground

6/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion relief on the way for Wanneroo Road

26/09/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Local projects create local jobs in Balcatta and Osborne Park

20/09/2017

Tinley

Housing

Ellenbrook maintains reputation as best of the best at UDIA Awards

20/09/2017

Tinley

Housing

Innovation offers small but sweet addition to Ellenbrook

14/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Upgrade planned for Two Rocks Marina

13/09/2017

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

McGowan Government to upgrade Mount Lawley Senior High School

13/09/2017

Ellery

Education and Training

New performing arts centre for Ocean Reef Senior High School

12/09/2017

Roberts

Police

WA Police Force and local artists team up to brush away graffiti

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

8/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

State Budget delivers $780 million congestion-busting boost to the northern suburbs

7/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

$60 million for Stephenson Avenue contribution in State Budget

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

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Lands

Ocean Reef Marina transformation set to get underway

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

31/08/2017

MacTiernan

Minister Assisting the Minister for State Development, Jobs and Trade

Lotterywest grant towards new Scarborough playground

31/08/2017

Tinley

Housing

East Green project to deliver 138 contemporary homes

29/08/2017

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Seniors have their say at McGowan Government community forums

23/08/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Minister urges drivers to slow down on Indian Ocean Drive

23/08/2017

Tinley

Housing

State delivers on $21.8 million Hainsworth redevelopment

21/08/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

METRONET progress on track

17/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Greenwood Station platform shelter extended

16/08/2017

Dawson

Environment

New recycling centre walking the walk

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

New Health Service Board members

6/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Marmion Avenue to be widened to Yanchep

5/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

WA company to build Swan River Pedestrian Bridge

3/08/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Traffic moves freely on the new Mitchell Freeway extension

29/07/2017

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Fisheries

New state-of-the-art fish health labs to support aquaculture growth

27/07/2017

Ellery

Education and Training

Refurbishment of Balcatta Senior High School one step closer

26/07/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Grant to assist victims of family and domestic violence

26/07/2017

Saffioti

Planning

State Government support for WA coastal planning projects

26/07/2017

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

RSPCA supports domestic violence victims and their pets

25/07/2017

McGurk

Women's Interests

Boost for projects supporting women

11/07/2017

Tinley

Youth

Lotterywest grant supports youth sector

6/07/2017

Roberts

Police

Upgraded Yanchep Police Station to improve crime response

6/07/2017

Ellery

Education and Training

Secondary school in Yanchep to open ahead of schedule

5/07/2017

Dawson; Murray

Environment; Sport and Recreation

Master plan to guide WA mountain biking towards world stage

28/06/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Talented young WA musicians awarded international scholarships

25/06/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Local jobs boost with new approach for Swan River Pedestrian Bridge

24/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Charles Street bus bridge to open on Sunday

24/06/2017

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health; Mental Health

Northern suburbs residents to benefit from Joondalup hospital expansion

21/06/2017

Kelly

Water

Jobs boost as construction begins on new water tank in Ellenbrook

16/06/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Initial test results back from Whiteman Park water

14/06/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs

Wyatt applauds Native Title Bill passing

10/06/2017

Cook

Health

Princess Margaret Hospital staff morale review released

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

7/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Project savings allocated to Bindoon Bypass

7/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Improved bus journey times for northern suburbs passengers