Media Statements

For Region: Northern Metro & Perth CBD

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

13/08/2022

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

WA Museum Boola Bardip achieves major milestone

13/08/2022

Cook

Science

Celebrate wonders of STEM during National Science Week 2022

27/07/2022

Carey

Homelessness

State Government will return to market to build East Perth Common Ground facility

2/07/2022

Johnston

Culture and the Arts

Dinosaurs of Patagonia premiere at the WA Museum Boola Bardip

24/06/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

New buildings at Gingin District High School officially open

21/06/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed for upgrades at Greenwood College

19/06/2022

Saffioti; Templeman

Planning; Sport and Recreation

Work underway on new Sandover Medal Walk at Subiaco Oval

16/06/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed for further Balga Senior High School upgrades

16/06/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Community supports plan to protect future of West Coast Highway

14/06/2022

Saffioti; Templeman

Planning; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Stand down: WACA makes way for all-abilities playground

12/06/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

State funding lights up local bowlo

25/05/2022

Templeman; Saffioti

Heritage; Transport

Main Roads Headquarters added to State Register

23/05/2022

Dawson

Medical Research

McGowan Government commits $2.25 million for new clinical trials centre to open in Joondalup

18/05/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

State Emergency Service units receive new utility vehicles on ‘Wear Orange Wednesday’

10/05/2022

Carey

Lands

Music, markets and mini-museums to bring Yagan Square to life

3/05/2022

Saffioti

Planning

New structure plan for Muchea to support industry and growth

28/04/2022

Carey

Housing

Pilot Build-to-Rent development proposal for Stirling Towers

27/04/2022

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Local Government

$100,000 event grants on offer to get people back into the City

12/04/2022

Whitby

Environment

New innovative AR experience launched at Kings Park

8/04/2022

Saffioti; Carey

Planning; Lands

Guidelines set for Bayswater’s transformation

7/04/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

$39.1 million invested to build Alkimos College Stage 2

5/04/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Broun Avenue bridge demolished to make way for Morley Station

4/04/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed for Camboon Primary School upgrade

1/04/2022

Cook

Tourism

The Aussies set date for making a splash in 2023

31/03/2022

Sanderson

Health

Child health check clinics for children with COVID-19 needing face-to-face care

23/03/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect chosen to design new primary school in Henley Brook

3/03/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

New primary school for Burns Beach officially open

28/02/2022

Saffioti; Whitby

Tourism; Climate Action

First electric CAT bus hits the streets in Joondalup

27/02/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Purple CAT providing free travel to UWA, Perth Children’s Hospital and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

23/02/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed for next stage of Warwick Senior High School science upgrade

22/02/2022

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Work begins on $20 million rebuild of Hillarys Primary School

13/02/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Local construction timber supply not impacted by recent bushfires

10/02/2022

Buti

Aboriginal Affairs

Government department head office renamed Djookanup in recognition of Noongar people

10/02/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

Landmark redevelopment opened at Balcatta Senior High School

7/02/2022

McGowan; Sanderson

Premier; Health

Rapid Antigen Tests at Perth and South West hospital EDs for screening

4/02/2022

Whitby; Punch

Environment; Fisheries

Planning for the future of Marmion Marine Park

31/01/2022

Templeman

Heritage

Heritage listing for significant Aboriginal accommodation hostel in Mount Lawley

24/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Work to start on second phase of Two Rocks Marina redevelopment

14/01/2022

Carey

Lands

Breakwater crossing creates new entry to Ocean Reef Marina

7/01/2022

Carey

Homelessness

Major refurbishment of St Bart’s House a boost to homeless support

6/01/2022

Cook

Tourism

WA secures global sports festival to boost tourism and economy

5/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New Principal Shared Path to fill cycling gap along Mitchell Freeway

2/01/2022

Sanderson

Health

Two new COVID-19 vaccination clinics as operating hours increase

29/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Roll out of Smart Freeway technology continues on the Mitchell Southbound

21/12/2021

Carey

Housing

Social housing reform delivers more apartments for vulnerable Western Australians in Perth's north

14/12/2021

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Animal relationships program to help children impacted by violence

6/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Blue and Red Perth CAT bus route expanded to more city highlights

3/12/2021

Saffioti; Punch

Planning; Disability Services

New train carriage at Whiteman Park caters for wheelchair users

1/12/2021

Punch

Innovation and ICT

$2.4 million for data science and cybersecurity innovation hubs to support start-up and SME growth

1/12/2021

McGurk; Ellery

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Education and Training

Respectful Relationships to promote equality in additional schools

1/12/2021

Kelly

Water

$16.7 million drainage upgrade to enhance flood protection in Osborne Park and Innaloo

30/11/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Stage 1 of Roe Street Enhancement complete

30/11/2021

Johnston

Energy

Technical solution to allow more residential rooftop solar

27/11/2021

Kelly

Youth

$3 million grant for Tapping Scout Hall delivers on election commitment

24/11/2021

Kelly

Water

Balcatta solar project helping power Water Corporation to net-zero future

19/11/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Feedback sought on management plan for beautiful Bold Park

17/11/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation; Finance

Historic camp re-opens following $3.7 million refurbishment

12/11/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Employers in the State’s south supporting emergency services volunteers

11/11/2021

Carey

Housing

Energy efficient, environmentally friendly apartments ready for social housing in Perth’s north

5/11/2021

Buti; Saffioti

Lands; Transport

Western portion of Riverside Drive renamed Birdiya Drive to honour Noongar Elders

4/11/2021

MacTiernan; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Water

Water efficiency grants supporting Wanneroo growers

1/11/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Stephenson Avenue Extension Phase 2 contract awarded

31/10/2021

Buti

Lands

54-storey tower approved for last available lot at Elizabeth Quay

29/10/2021

Saffioti

Planning

New committee appointed to guide future planning for Swan Valley

18/10/2021

Cook

Health

New opportunities to get COVID-19 vaccination in Mirrabooka

7/10/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Perth-based architect chosen for new facilities at Alkimos College

7/10/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed for significant Scarborough school project

7/10/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Key milestone for big project at Duncraig Senior High School

23/09/2021

Templeman

Tourism

Marketing support to encourage a stay in Perth this Spring

19/09/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Swanbourne site secured for WA’s first children’s hospice

19/09/2021

Templeman

Tourism

See more of Rottnest for less this Spring

5/09/2021

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Housing

$875 million to significantly boost social housing in WA

4/09/2021

Buti

Lands

EOI process opens to reinvigorate Market Hall at Yagan Square

2/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

New Purple CAT bus to link the city with UWA, Perth Children’s Hospital and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

31/08/2021

Punch

Disability Services

$321,170 grant to Rebound WA to build social connection for people with disability

25/08/2021

Cook

Health

Joondalup Health Campus project update

19/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti; Buti

Premier; Planning; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Perth City Deal’s WACA upgrade underway

18/08/2021

Templeman

Heritage

Bob Hawke’s family home added to State Heritage Register

18/08/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

McGowan Government delivering expansion at Ashdale Secondary College

18/08/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Major boost to HBF Park ahead of 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

18/08/2021

Saffioti

Planning

District structure plan setting long-term vision for East Wanneroo complete

13/08/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

New school in Alkimos officially named Shorehaven Primary School

13/08/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

New primary school in Burns Beach officially named

11/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

$14 million to upgrade jetties at Hillarys and Fremantle boat harbours

5/08/2021

McGurk

Community Services

Boorloo Bidee Mia homelessness service opens in Perth CBD

4/08/2021

McGowan; Cook; Saffioti; Sanderson

Premier; Health; Transport; Environment

Children’s Hospital Kids’ (Koolangka) Bridge now open

4/08/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

New primary education support centre for Burns Beach

3/08/2021

Punch

Disability Services

New premises for Ethnic Disability Advocacy Centre

30/07/2021

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

World Press Photo Exhibition comes to Perth

16/07/2021

Buti

Lands

Hodges Drive extension to Ocean Reef Marina site now open

9/07/2021

Kelly

Water

Splash of Colour to brighten electrical cabinets and pump station in Yanchep and Mandurah

7/07/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Boost for emergency services in local communities

5/07/2021

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Family violence shuttle conferencing gets underway

2/07/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Perth and Peel lockdown ends at midnight

1/07/2021

Templeman

Heritage

Perth’s Barrack Square, Bell Tower and Jetties get landmark heritage listing

28/06/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Perth and Peel to enter lockdown from midnight tonight

27/06/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Restrictions introduced for Perth and Peel immediately

23/06/2021

Cook

Health

Roll up to Joondalup for your Pfizer vaccine

9/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Edith Cowan University awards five major contracts in multi-million-dollar Perth City Deal milestone

6/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Let’s prepare: Perth’s biggest public transport shutdown coming