Media Statements

For Region: Northern Metro & Perth CBD

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

17/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Mitchell Freeway extension to Romeo Road to start next year

12/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Blueprint for future Perth and Peel cycling network starts

10/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Congestion solutions for Perth’s north-east underway

10/03/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Motorcycle racing returns to Barbagallo Raceway

3/03/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Yagan Square celebrates first birthday

1/03/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

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

28/02/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Double-storey classroom block officially opens

27/02/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Aveley North Primary School opens with a world of opportunities

21/02/2019

Dawson

Environment

Bags up for grabs for Perth office workers

21/02/2019

Papalia

Defence Issues

Balcatta company leading the world in propulsion systems

18/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Next generation Transperth app launched today

10/02/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

New three-bin system the centrepiece of Waste Strategy

8/02/2019

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Spectacular Tet festival lights up Wanneroo

3/02/2019

Saffioti

Planning

New Chevron tower to create more jobs for WA economy

1/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Reid Highway duplication to include new Dayton-Caversham bridge

1/02/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Historical Duffy House in Perth's north closer to being restored

1/02/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Pia’s Place playground construction swings into action

1/02/2019

McGowan

Premier

Construction set to begin on Kingsway Regional Sporting Complex netball pavilion

1/02/2019

McGowan; Ellery

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

Revitalised TAFE facilities for growth industries in northern suburbs

30/01/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Horticulture future focus for North Wanneroo

30/01/2019

Kelly

Water

Delivering certainty for Wanneroo growers

30/01/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Take a break from driving, try a bus or train

29/01/2019

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government delivering quality community facilities at Robinson Reserve

29/01/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government improving inner-city roads

21/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport

NorthLink WA roadworks progress to Beechboro Road North

14/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Free late-night Fringe CAT buses revved up for arts festival

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

5/12/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Ocean Reef chosen as location for new metro artificial reef

26/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

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

22/11/2018

Tinley

Housing

Peet chosen for new affordable housing project in heart of Perth

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

7/11/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

New Banksia Grove school named Grandis Primary School

6/11/2018

McGowan; Tinley; Saffioti

Premier; Veterans Issues; Lands

Government gives green light for new ANZAC House headquarters

26/10/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

North Morley Primary School library officially opens its doors

22/10/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Sporting clubs to benefit from facility upgrades at HBF Arena

22/10/2018

Kelly

Water

Five billion reasons for us all to reduce our water use this spring

20/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

CAT bus review seeks to optimise free city shuttle service

19/10/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Henley Brook rezoning approved

14/10/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Overhaul of Mitchell and Kwinana freeways begins

9/10/2018

Saffioti

Planning

East Wanneroo rezoning gives landowners certainty

5/10/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Construction underway on new Butler North Secondary School

4/10/2018

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Government improves northern suburbs road network

20/09/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Environment

Entertainment noise reform to secure Northbridge vibrancy

18/09/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

Additional schools to provide specialist autism program in 2019

18/09/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Former basketball stadium site to become Joondalup entry statement

17/09/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Top honours for Yagan Square and Scarborough at UDIA Awards

14/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Funding to protect Perth riverbanks

9/09/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

New $1.13 million base for West Gidgegannup bushfire volunteers

8/09/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

New providers to continue valued services at camp schools and Landsdale Farm

4/09/2018

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

Surf life saving championships return to WA in 2022

4/09/2018

Kelly

Water

State Government’s biggest water tank comes online in Ellenbrook

24/08/2018

Dawson

Environment

Western swamp tortoise trial release to provide crucial data

7/08/2018

Tinley; McGurk; Logan

Housing; Community Services; Corrective Services

Mirrabooka complex creates one-stop shop for vulnerable families

7/08/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

New administration hub opens at Halidon Primary School

3/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government reinstates Nollamara bus route

31/07/2018

McGowan

Premier

Aboriginal elders and youth capture history with Lotterywest grant

31/07/2018

Templeman

Heritage

Conservation order protects 1917 shipwreck near Yanchep

30/07/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Public consultation to begin on new $1m artificial reef for Perth’s north

28/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

More northern suburban intersections to be upgraded

28/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

Two local governments share in $1.9 million for Better Bins

22/06/2018

Kelly

Water

A Balcatta urban drain to be transformed into vibrant living stream

19/06/2018

Cook; McGurk

Health; Women's Interests

Funding boost to sexual assault services

15/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

Compost commitment creates change at Greenwood College

11/06/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Innovations Lab takes community into the future

8/06/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Swan Valley planning framework review released for comment

7/06/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation; Volunteering

Lifesaving equipment for Scarboro surf club thanks to Lotterywest

31/05/2018

Kelly

Water

Five billion reasons to turn your sprinklers off for winter

30/05/2018

McGowan; Ellery

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

Boost for WA jobs as Jobs and Skills Centres open

29/05/2018

Saffioti

Planning

State Government offers help to protect historic Duffy House

29/05/2018

Roberts

Police

More officers for revamped Yanchep Police Station

28/05/2018

Roberts

Police

$214,964 for crime prevention and community safety in northern suburbs

28/05/2018

Roberts

Police

Deadly Diversions kicking goals in the northern suburbs

28/05/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

Education support facilities for northern suburbs school upgrade

28/05/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New nature playground will be welcome addition at North Woodvale

28/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Upgrades to infamous Balcatta T-junction paves the way for a smoother run

23/05/2018

Tinley

Housing

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

23/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Opening in sight for the WA-made Matagarup Bridge

22/05/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health; Mental Health

Urgent Care Clinic opens at Royal Perth Hospital

18/05/2018

Saffioti

Planning

East Wanneroo land earmarked for future development

18/05/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

New fire station to bolster Perth CBD emergency response

16/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Budget takes cycling investment up a gear

15/05/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

New artificial reef coming to Perth’s northern suburbs

15/05/2018

McGowan; Tinley; Saffioti

Premier; Housing; Transport; Planning

WA’s biggest urban infill developments to deliver major jobs boost

11/05/2018

McGowan

Premier

State Budget performs for Ocean Reef Senior High School

11/05/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Osborne Park Hospital’s $24.9 million expansion

11/05/2018

McGowan

Premier

New North Morley Primary School library to encourage learning and imagination

10/05/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

Next steps to start for Yanchep Secondary College expansion

10/05/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Revitalisation of His Majesty’s Theatre continues

10/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET Bill to enshrine rail commitment in legislation

6/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Further widening works planned for freeway transformation

6/05/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

Foundation principal of Inner City College appointed

3/05/2018

Dawson

Disability Services

New villas provide individual choice for people with disability

2/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Wanneroo Road congestion relief is on the way

30/04/2018

Kelly

Water

Morley drainage area transformed into a recreational park for the community

27/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Biggest Matagarup Bridge arch being raised today

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