Media Statements

For Region: Northern Metro & Perth CBD

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

5/08/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Construction Working Group formed for Ocean Reef Marina project

4/08/2020

Kelly

Youth

COVID-19 recovery grant to support vulnerable WA youth

2/08/2020

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Kick-off for Kingsway community football facility

27/07/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Missing link in Mitchell Freeway bicycle path to open today

24/07/2020

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Lotterywest COVID-19 Relief Fund supporting communities in need

18/07/2020

Cook

Health

Work starts on Joondalup Health Campus expansion

15/07/2020

McGurk

Community Services

WA’s first Common Ground finds a home in central Perth

8/07/2020

Saffioti

Transport

$23 million Marmion Avenue dual carriageway to Yanchep complete

2/07/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Electric bus trial for Joondalup CAT route

1/07/2020

Dawson

Environment

Illegal dumpers convicted after camera sting operation

26/06/2020

Tinley

Housing

East Green flourishes with new park and record sales enquiries

26/06/2020

Cook

Health

RPH cardiology patients set to benefit from innovative new system

23/06/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Quicker, safer journeys for Mitchell Freeway southbound users

21/06/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Perth’s newest METRONET train station designs unveiled

17/06/2020

Tinley; Wyatt

Fisheries; Lands

Abalone relocation makes way for Ocean Reef Marina development

10/06/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Major rebuild of John Forrest Secondary College on track

3/06/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

New initiative unveiled to help attract visitors to Hillarys Boat Harbour

3/06/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Lands

New land release unlocks more jobs and business opportunities north of Perth

2/06/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Freeway upgrades to ease traffic pain

20/05/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Construction underway for school upgrades in Kinross

16/05/2020

Templeman

Heritage

Iconic city landmarks claim their place in the State history pages

12/05/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Preferred proponent announced to build congestion-busting Tonkin Gap project

28/04/2020

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Mitchell Freeway extension to Alkimos shifts into high gear

24/04/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET Morley-Ellenbrook Line procurement narrowed to two

23/04/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - WA’s biggest road project, NorthLink, open, finished and ready for business

18/04/2020

McGowan; Wyatt; Johnston

Premier; Lands; Energy

Transformation of iconic East Perth Power Station a step closer

17/03/2020

Kelly

Youth

Young people to benefit from more than $35,000 in grants

11/03/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

New body to oversee WA’s cultural assets

11/03/2020

Wyatt

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Noongar festival weekend at Yagan Square

10/03/2020

Roberts

Police

Report reveals decline in meth consumption in Western Australia

9/03/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

School travel ban extended to United States and Canada

9/03/2020

Tinley

Housing

Social housing income eligibility limits change will help pensioners

3/03/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Lands

Local limestone destined for Ocean Reef Marina breakwaters

27/02/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Two northern suburbs primary schools to amalgamate

27/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Morley Senior High School sports new undercover courts

27/02/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

It’s lights, camera, action at Ballajura Community College

27/02/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

New early childhood centre opens at Ballajura Primary School

26/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Swan Hills schools benefit from $3.4 million in upgrades

19/02/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Phase one of Stephenson Avenue Extension tender now open

19/02/2020

Cook

Health

Construction starts on the expansion of Osborne Park Hospital

18/02/2020

Johnston

Energy

New funding option for undergrounding power

14/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New multi-use walls opening up opportunities at Warwick SHS

14/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Performing arts centre takes shape at Ocean Reef Senior High School

14/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Outdoor science lab inspiring Wanneroo Primary School students

14/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

$2.5 million of upgrades to Kinross College a step closer

14/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New multimillion dollar secondary college opens in Alkimos

14/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Grandis Primary School officially opened

31/01/2020

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Tết brings fireworks and festivities to Wanneroo

29/01/2020

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Jobs boost as construction begins on new Chevron headquarters

24/01/2020

Wyatt; Papalia

Aboriginal Affairs; Lands; Tourism

Aboriginal dance and culture celebrated in Yagan Square

23/01/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Works begin on new Yanchep primary school

22/01/2020

Dawson

Environment

New dive trail for Marmion Marine Park

20/01/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Hay Street Bridge height clearance to increase

14/01/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Arts program to build capacity of outer metro communities

18/12/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New primary schools for five growing Perth suburbs

18/12/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Subiaco's new planning scheme to retain character and support growth

14/12/2019

Cook

Health

Major funding boost to expand Joondalup Health Campus

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