Media Statements

For Region: Peel

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

22/05/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

New bays on Old Coast Road to improve accessibility and safety

22/05/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

$111 million investment in critical regional programs

9/04/2020

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Funding to continue support for regional arts community

11/03/2020

Cook

Health

COVID-19 precaution postpones works at Peel Health Campus

11/03/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Planning scheme amendment paves way for local jobs in Peel region

8/03/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Choosing sustainable seafood - it’s about fish for the future

5/03/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Better boatie behaviour follows CCTV and radar rollout

27/02/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Regional and women entrepreneurs and investors get boost from latest X-TEND WA grants

25/02/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

New half price TAFE fees proving popular with Mandurah students

17/01/2020

Templeman

Fisheries

New Government-backed beach patrol services for Mandurah

16/01/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

South Metropolitan TAFE receives top training award in China

9/12/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Local apprenticeship program helps boost youth employment in South-West

9/12/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

RED Grants driving jobs in the Peel

20/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government secures Federal funds for Lakelands Station

13/11/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Awards recognise volunteers’ commitment to Fishability

7/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Restrictions on movement of oversize agricultural vehicles eased

25/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - The only way is up for Mandurah Station multi-storey car park

11/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Get involved in Mandurah Estuary clean-up

17/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Nominations open for 2020 WA Rural Women’s Award

6/09/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Preston Beach Community Centre officially opened

4/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Construction beginning on new Pinjarra bus depot

21/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

New measures to protect blue swimmer crabs in Perth and the South-West

19/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New Australind rail cars delivering Western Australian jobs

2/08/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Peel Health Campus transformation plans revealed

31/07/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Federal Government needs to fund Lakelands Station commitment

19/06/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

New Peel Development Commission Board member appointed

24/05/2019

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Regional WA secures million-dollar event funding

9/05/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Further transition assistance available to country taxi operators

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government’s strong investment in Peel region continues

9/05/2019

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government’s record regional road budget continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

McGowan Government driving jobs and opportunities in the regions

30/04/2019

Saffioti

Planning

McGowan Government stops Liberal and Nationals plan to hit Peel and Greater Bunbury with new tax

26/04/2019

Cook

Health

More public consultation announced on voluntary assisted dying

18/04/2019

Templeman

Local Government

Nominate an outstanding local government for achievement awards

5/04/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Peel projects to receive more than $850,000 in grant funding

29/03/2019

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

WA's first therapeutic refuge to get survivors back on track

28/03/2019

McGurk

Child Protection

Awards honour outstanding young Western Australians

22/03/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Fairer deal secured for mobile black spot funding

12/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Blueprint for future Perth and Peel cycling network starts

15/02/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

New schools open for Mandurah students

10/02/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

New three-bin system the centrepiece of Waste Strategy

6/02/2019

Cook

Health

Plastic surgery now available at Rockingham General Hospital

23/01/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Traineeship call for regional areas

21/12/2018

Tinley; MacTiernan

Housing; Regional Development

Government seeks private sector developer for East Keralup land

5/11/2018

Wyatt

Energy

PowerBank trial goes live three months early after families snap up spots

20/10/2018

McGowan

Premier

Peel sporting club grants help foster next generation of champions

11/10/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Peel-Harvey election commitment to improve recreational fishing underway

10/10/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

New Peel Jobs and Skills Centre to boost opportunities for youth

10/10/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Grants bridge digital divide in South-West

2/10/2018

Tinley

Youth

Lotterywest grant to improve outcomes for Fairbridge College students

19/09/2018

Cook

Health

Peel Health Campus to receive major funding boost

18/09/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

Additional schools to provide specialist autism program in 2019

22/06/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Puppet show pulls on heartstrings across Western Australia

19/06/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Restoration of historic Mill Manager's House in Jarrahdale gets the green light

13/06/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Regional Development

WA Industry Link rolled out to the regions

31/05/2018

Kelly

Water

Five billion reasons to turn your sprinklers off for winter

16/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Funding ramped up for boating facilities

10/05/2018

Cook

Health

Peel Health Campus to benefit from funding boost

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Boost for jobs and services in the Peel region

10/05/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development

Growing regional WA: Budget boost for jobs in the regions

7/05/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

Funding open for bushfire mitigation treatment activities

5/05/2018

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Regional events receive funding boost

30/04/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Sustainable funding for Community Resource Centres

20/04/2018

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Community services improved thanks to Lotterywest

8/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Official completion of the new Mandurah Bridge celebrated

4/04/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

The Lighthouse Girl shines a spotlight on regional Anzac Centenary commemorations

4/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Yarloop Station upgrade begins

23/03/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Perth and Peel at 3.5million plans the future

22/03/2018

Papalia

Racing and Gaming; Small Business

Extended Easter Sunday trading for regional liquor stores

17/03/2018

Kelly

Fisheries; Innovation and ICT

An eye in the sky adds value to Mandurah crabbing survey

9/03/2018

McGowan

Premier

Murray-Wellington schools benefit from extra classroom support

9/03/2018

McGowan

Premier

Mandurah community to share ovals with new school

7/03/2018

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Innovation fund to drive regional jobs

6/03/2018

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Regional food on the buy local menu

2/03/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Water polo championships a game of throws

28/02/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Bringing positive mental health and wellbeing to Peel youth

23/02/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Local Government; Regional Development

Training for elected members builds country local government capacity

19/02/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Singaporean agreement brings Transform Peel a step closer

16/02/2018

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Rural women driving job-creating business ideas

9/02/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Country athletes helped to travel and train

7/02/2018

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Regional Development; Agriculture and Food

Aerial survey expands Transform Peel water work

16/01/2018

Templeman; MacTiernan

Local Government; Regional Development

Funding to build stronger regional communities

12/01/2018

Dawson

Environment

Yalgorup National Park to be expanded

20/12/2017

Kelly; Templeman

Fisheries; Local Government

McGowan Government helps regional councils improve beach safety

16/12/2017

Kelly; Templeman

Fisheries; Local Government

Beach Emergency Numbers grant applications open

15/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

New Mandurah Traffic Bridge opened in time for holiday travellers

8/12/2017

Johnston

Mines and Petroleum

Legislative fracking ban achieved in South-West, Peel and Perth

6/12/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Regional survey backs importance of Plan for Jobs

4/12/2017

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Grants drive landcare and environmental work across WA

1/12/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Country areas enriched by sporting events support

1/12/2017

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

$1 million for domestic violence counselling in Peel

29/11/2017

Logan

Emergency Services

Bushfire mitigation funding available for high-risk priority local governments

24/11/2017

MacTiernan

Regional Development

Regional WA short-changed on black spot funding

23/11/2017

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Summit forges pathway to innovation economy in regional WA

27/10/2017

McGurk

Community Services; Women's Interests

Funding support for regional childcare services

24/10/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

$4 million funding boost for homeless and youth services

24/10/2017

Dawson; MacTiernan

Environment; Regional Development

Replacement of historic pedestrian bridge

23/10/2017

Papalia; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Boost for WA’s regional visitor centres

12/10/2017

MacTiernan; Kelly

Regional Development; Innovation and ICT

Summit to guide regional innovation

9/10/2017

Templeman

Local Government

Country local government grants boost job opportunities