Media Statements

For Region: Northern Metro & Perth CBD

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

26/04/2018

Cook

Health

McGowan Government secures hospital funding from Canberra

24/04/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Work starts on new passing lanes for Indian Ocean Drive

24/04/2018

Templeman

Local Government

State appoints inquirer into City of Perth workings

21/04/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Land sale to create vibrant new East Perth precinct

19/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Tenders progress Morley-Ellenbrook Line planning

16/04/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government celebrates WA’s PyeongChang 2018 champions

12/04/2018

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Buddha’s Birthday festival celebrates multicultural WA

11/04/2018

Kelly; Dawson

Forestry; Environment

$2.5m allocated to protect Carnaby’s cockatoo habitat

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

28/03/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Matagarup Bridge reaches critical stage as arches take shape

28/03/2018

Papalia

Tourism

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie! Surf lifesavers descend on Scarborough

28/03/2018

Roberts

Road Safety

Traditional Blessing of the Roads promotes safe driving over Easter

27/03/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Agreement brings Ocean Reef Marina closer

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

23/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants chip in to potato industry growth

22/03/2018

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

National cyber group sets up shop at McGowan Government’s Joondalup Innovation Hub

18/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

New Scarborough foreshore set to attract more visitors and jobs

17/03/2018

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

New project provides space for creativity and collaboration

15/03/2018

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Mirrabooka community celebrates Harmony Week

15/03/2018

Kelly

Water

Top 10 suburbs breaching sprinkler roster across Perth in 2017

14/03/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

Attorney General to officially open new CCC Northbridge office today

8/03/2018

Templeman

Local Government

Commissioners to restore good governance, confidence in City of Perth

8/03/2018

McGowan

Premier

Science boost for primary school students in Kingsley

8/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Construction progressing well on Wanneroo Road widening

8/03/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Meridian Park activation to create jobs in Perth’s north

6/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Regional food on the buy local menu

3/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Wanjoo! Yagan Square opens - adding local fare and culture to Perth

2/03/2018

Templeman

Local Government

City of Perth council suspended, inquiry panel to determine fate

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

26/02/2018

Papalia

Tourism

Huge push to sell holidays to Perth and WA begins on east coast

20/02/2018

Cook

Health; Mental Health

New $7.1 million Mental Health Observation Area opens at Joondalup Health Campus

18/02/2018

Saffioti

Planning

New heart of the city on track to open next month

12/02/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

Major school building projects in Perth’s inner suburbs

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

2/02/2018

Kelly

Water

University science program helps State combat climate change