Media Statements

For Region: Peel

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

10/08/2020

Wyatt; MacTiernan

Lands; Regional Development

Major milestone at Peel Business Park as lots ready to welcome new businesses

8/08/2020

McGowan

Premier

Plan for Peel region unveiled as part of WA Recovery Plan

29/07/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New facilities announced for Pinjarra Senior High School

29/07/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

$9.17 million for Mandurah TAFE hospitality and tourism training centre

27/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

$116m affordable land package driving growth in the Peel

22/07/2020

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Comprehensive package to support WA family violence response

8/07/2020

Kelly

Water

Household water leaks targeted under new rebate initiative

19/06/2020

Cook

Health

Peel Health Campus redevelopment proposal received

4/06/2020

Kelly

Water

Healthy outcomes for Great Southern estuaries with $7 million funding boost

3/06/2020

Cook

Health

Peel Health Campus upgrades to get under way

28/05/2020

MacTiernan

Regional Development

RED Grants bearing fruit in the Peel

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