Media Statements

For Region: Northern Metro & Perth CBD

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

31/01/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

Yanchep Secondary College opens doors for day one of school year

31/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Bridge in Belhus to receive major upgrade

28/01/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New primary schools announced for rapidly growing suburbs

26/01/2018

McGowan

Premier

Premier welcomes new citizens at WA’s biggest citizenship ceremony

23/01/2018

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

A record one million hits for FuelWatch website

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