Media Statements

For Region: Northern Metro & Perth CBD

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

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

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