Media Statements

For Region: Northern Metro & Perth CBD

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

5/12/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Works begin on $5 million upgrade at Wanneroo Secondary College

2/12/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

Marine rescue legend honoured with naming of new $266,000 boat

26/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive Interchange taking shape

26/11/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Industry briefing on Morley-Ellenbrook Line to encourage local content

24/11/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Work starts on METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension unlocking thousands of local jobs

20/11/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Safety improvements for pedestrians in the northern suburbs

13/11/2019

Dawson

Environment

Contract awarded for William Bay renewal project

13/11/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Awards recognise volunteers’ commitment to Fishability

6/11/2019

Logan

Emergency Services

New $500,000 multi-purpose fire appliance for Roleystone

21/10/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Mitchell Freeway northbound widening works to commence

6/10/2019

Wyatt; Dawson

Lands; Environment

New milestone brings Ocean Reef Marina closer to construction

24/09/2019

Tinley

Housing

Amble Estate development wins prizes at UDIA awards night

10/09/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Primary students to benefit from Caversham, Ballajura school upgrades

10/09/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Facility accreditation to open opportunities for WA barley

1/09/2019

Kelly

Water

Rebate offered for Perth residents to install a weather smart irrigation controller

29/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

New Hamilton Street Bridge now open to traffic

28/08/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government opens upgraded Robinson Reserve

28/08/2019

Wyatt

Lands

New Shenton Park development becomes global leader in sustainable development

27/08/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA screen industry reaching new heights

27/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Roll-out of roller barrier in Perth road project a WA-first

17/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - NorthLink WA central section completed, slashing Ellenbrook travel times

16/08/2019

Wyatt; Dawson

Lands; Environment

Ocean Reef Marina gets the “green” light of environmental approval

12/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

3km extension of Perth-Fremantle Principal Shared Path now open

8/08/2019

Kelly

Water

Dramatic decline in water flow restrictions as financial assistance programs deliver for those in need

6/08/2019

Murray; Papalia

Sport and Recreation; Tourism

McGowan Government secures another NRL team to call Perth home

5/08/2019

McGurk; Tinley

Community Services; Housing

20 Lives, 20 Homes to address rough sleeping in Freo

4/08/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Full steam ahead for the METRONET rail line to Ellenbrook

2/08/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Peel Health Campus transformation plans revealed

1/08/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Next step towards John Forrest Secondary College major rebuild

30/07/2019

Johnston

Energy

Industry and Government join forces for a brighter energy future

29/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Two years of Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnelling completed

29/07/2019

McGowan

Premier

Inaugural Infrastructure WA Board appointed

11/07/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Osborne Park Hospital’s $24.9 million expansion progresses

11/07/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

New look for Yanchep Lagoon Primary School revealed

10/07/2019

MacTiernan; Johnston

Regional Development; Tourism

Smorgasbord of culinary stars align for flagship food and wine festival

9/07/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

$1.75 million facilities boost for Ellenbrook families

4/07/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Community to have their say on draft Two Rocks Marina master plan

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Mitchell Freeway widening to ease journey times for commuters

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Stephenson Avenue extension reaches significant milestone

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Construction taking shape at Wanneroo Road congestion hotspot

1/07/2019

Kelly

Water

Community helps make a colourful splash in Westminster

29/06/2019

McGowan

Premier

Upgraded Joondalup sports facilities a hit with local clubs

27/06/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Red tape attack launched at northern suburbs jobs hotspot

20/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Local WA company delivers new boat pens at iconic marine hotspots

19/06/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

Disability self-help and advocacy group finds a new home

19/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Perth’s first Smart Freeway project on track

19/06/2019

Wyatt

Lands

Prime West Perth site set for redevelopment

18/06/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Kinross schools benefit from $4 million works

15/06/2019

Saffioti

Planning

North Perth Common ready to activate Fitzgerald Street

12/06/2019

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New men’s service to improve family safety

11/06/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Science and technology boost for Mount Lawley Senior High School

10/06/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Tender released to design and build $1 million northern artificial reef

6/06/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Arts education boost for Belridge Secondary College

1/06/2019

Wyatt

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Interpretive signage trails share Noongar history at Alkimos Beach for Reconciliation Week

29/05/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

New chapter for Balcatta Senior High School underway

24/05/2019

Wyatt

Lands

Sweet smell of success as baker moves to Meridian Park

17/05/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Royal Perth and Bentley hospitals raise the flag for the LGBTI community

6/05/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Planning

New job-creating development set for Elizabeth Quay

5/05/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Johnston

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Lands; Energy

East Perth Power Station redevelopment takes major step forward

24/04/2019

McGowan

Premier

Multimillion dollar boost to support WA veterans and their families

23/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

$31 million Wanneroo Road duplication to Flynn Drive completed

16/04/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

New Joondalup public sector offices open for business

9/04/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Doubleview Primary School students learning to code in first class tech space

8/04/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

$22.7 million funding boost for RPH to help State’s sickest patients

6/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET’s Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension tender reaches next phase

3/04/2019

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Kings Park celebrated in Vogue

3/04/2019

Cook

Health

Have your say on WA’s voluntary assisted dying legislation

1/04/2019

Tinley

Housing

Micro lots are a big success in Ellenbrook

28/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Upgrade flagged for notorious freeway bridge-strike hotspot

24/03/2019

Cook

Health

New stroke service for Perth’s northern suburbs

22/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - WA’s biggest free-flowing freeway-to-freeway interchange opens

21/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET projects bolstered by $200 million Federal Labor boost

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