Media Statements

For Region: Peel

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

10/08/2022

Carey

Lands

New opportunities to join growing Peel Business Park

26/07/2022

Carey; Buti

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Indigenous contractor delivers landscaping at Peel Business Park

14/07/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Speed limit to be reduced through Dawesville

14/07/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning; Ports

Joint media statement - Expressions of Interest called for Mandurah Estuary Bridge Duplication Project

14/07/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Pinjarra Heavy Haulage Deviation to improve safety and create jobs

29/06/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

New science lab opened at Ocean Road Primary School

29/06/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

New Madora Bay Primary School officially named

31/05/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Culture and the Arts

Australian-first sculpture trail to boost Peel region

25/05/2022

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Waroona Town Centre redevelopment gets underway

12/05/2022

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Treasurer; Regional Development

Strong State Budget securing the Peel’s future

9/05/2022

Saffioti

Transport

$3 million of upgrades planned for Australind Rail Corridor

12/04/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Final link in 74km Perth to Mandurah riding route complete

4/03/2022

Kelly

Water

Aqwest releases its first Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan

1/03/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET Lakelands Station taking shape as work continues

24/02/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

$15 million redevelopment commences on Leschenault Leisure Centre

15/02/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Farm Forestry Assist program supporting growth of local softwood plantation timber industry

14/02/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Endangered birds prioritised in coastal management work

9/02/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Native forestry worker transition payment and reskilling programs

7/02/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Forest Products Commission Community Support Program opens

27/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Work to improve jetty at Port Bouvard Marina boat ramp to start in March

15/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Mandurah Line now open following successful 20-day Shutdown

13/01/2022

Carey

Homelessness

Architect appointed for Mandurah Common Ground

6/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET’s Thornlie-Cockburn Link on track

23/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

PCEC transforms into pop-up bus station for Mandurah Line Shutdown

17/12/2021

Templeman; Dawson

Tourism; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal artwork unveiled at newly renovated visitor centre

15/12/2021

Cook

Health

Procurement process begins for Peel Health Campus

15/12/2021

Kelly

Water

New Chair of Vasse Taskforce appointed

14/12/2021

Kelly

Water

$3 million funding to rebuild popular Australind Jetty

14/12/2021

MacTiernan; Buti

Regional Development; Lands

Keralup access road paves way for local jobs

14/12/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Peel RED Grants diversifying regional economies

13/12/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New export opportunities open for Peel and WA producers

10/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

WA boaties to benefit from $1.5 million of facility grants

6/12/2021

Templeman

Tourism

Peel hospitality operators set to benefit from jobs course

2/12/2021

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

McGowan Government delivers expanded Peel therapeutic refuge

2/12/2021

Saffioti

Planning

Point Grey Marina plan jettisoned in wake of amendment

28/11/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Transformation of Peel transport network continues with METRONET

26/11/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Sustainability superheroes recognised at Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities 2021 Awards

26/11/2021

Buti

Lands

Pinjarra Industrial Estate sets stage for local business growth

25/11/2021

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

2021 WA Seniors Awards winners announced

23/11/2021

Cook

Health

New alliance to transform health care delivery in regional WA

4/11/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Work starts on new performing arts centre and sports hall at Pinjarra Senior High School

2/11/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Rail safety program for regions extended

18/10/2021

Kelly

Water

Waterwise Perth Action Plan achievements kick off National Water Week

2/10/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Troutfest celebrates WA’s enthusiasm for freshwater fishing

12/09/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Golden ticket to ride with public transport competition launched

10/09/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government to duplicate Mandurah Estuary Bridge

9/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government delivers plan to keep the Agricultural Region strong

9/09/2021

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government delivers plan to keep Peel strong

7/09/2021

Buti; Cook

Finance; Health

Locally manufactured hand sanitiser units to be trialled across WA

11/08/2021

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Skills investment on track with construction starting in Mandurah

11/08/2021

Kelly

Water

Upgrades to dairy effluent systems good news for Geographe waterways

1/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Ground breaks on latest METRONET project, Lakelands Station

22/07/2021

Templeman; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Tourism funding supports Crab Fest comeback

9/07/2021

Kelly

Water

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

5/07/2021

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New chairperson to lead Peel Development Commission

2/07/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Perth and Peel lockdown ends at midnight

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

25/06/2021

Carey

Housing

Regional communities to benefit from WA’s largest ever social housing maintenance program

23/06/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Small Business

More than $4.6 million in lockdown grants paid to small businesses

6/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport

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

28/05/2021

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Partnership established to boost WA wine exports

28/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Switch off sprinklers to save precious water this winter

26/05/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Small Business

Perth, Rottnest and Peel small business lockdown grants now open

20/05/2021

Buti; MacTiernan

Lands; Regional Development

New job-creating opportunities at Peel Business Park’s Stage 2

19/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Urban Canopy Grant Program delivers thousands of trees across Perth

18/05/2021

McGowan

Premier

Vision for Waroona town centre revitalisation taking shape

18/05/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - METRONET transforming Perth’s southern suburbs

17/05/2021

MacTiernan; Cook

Agriculture and Food; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Virtual marketing program creates new Indonesian markets for WA fresh produce

4/05/2021

Ellery; Templeman

Education and Training; Tourism

New training centre to help tourism industry progressing

26/04/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Perth and Peel post-lockdown transition starts midnight tonight

21/04/2021

Kelly

Water

Drone technology gives bird’s eye view of Peel-Harvey Estuary seagrass

3/02/2021

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Construction contract awarded for women’s refuge expansions

25/01/2021

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Emergency Services

New $33m Bushfire Centre of Excellence facility officially opened

21/01/2021

Kelly; Dawson

Innovation and ICT; Environment

WA Government invests $1 million in initiatives to divert 1,000 tonnes of e-waste from landfill

12/01/2021

Cook

Health

Peel Health Campus gets new upgrade to emergency department

20/12/2020

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Community Services

Mandurah to house WA’s second Common Ground

16/12/2020

McGowan; Kelly

Premier; Water

McGowan Government delivers on election commitment to protect the Peel-Harvey Estuary

11/12/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Preferred proponent chosen for METRONET’s Lakelands Station

10/12/2020

Dawson

Environment

Green light for Green Jobs

8/12/2020

MacTiernan; Wyatt

Regional Development; Lands

Australian-first innovation powering jobs at Peel Business Park

8/12/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Three new primary schools announced for Perth’s growing suburbs

3/12/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Additional $5.5 million to further improve training in Peel region

29/11/2020

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

McGowan Labor Government’s new future for Peel Health Campus

26/11/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

WA's first therapeutic women's refuge opens in Peel

24/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Technology grants for Community Resource Centres

12/11/2020

Johnston

Energy

New $15 million energy hub for Peel region

6/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Pinjarra aged accommodation officially opened

6/11/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED Grant boost for Peel business

3/11/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

New $868,000 station for Waroona West Bush Fire Brigade

3/11/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed to design Pinjarra’s new performing arts centre and sports hall

21/10/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Science on show at Harvey Primary School

16/10/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Mandurah closer to $9.17 million job-assisting hospitality and tourism training centre

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for Peel region families and drives economic activity

8/10/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Recovery Budget delivers relief for regional families and drives economic activity

3/10/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Annual trout stocking benefits WA’s freshwater fishers

25/09/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Urban fishing event gives young anglers opportunity to land trout

25/09/2020

Papalia

Racing and Gaming

Retired racehorses coming Off the Track with launch of dedicated welfare facility

8/09/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Ground-breaking start for new Mandurah multi-storey car park

1/09/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New women’s refuge operators appointed ahead of opening