Media Statements

For Region: South Eastern Suburbs

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

30/11/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

Date announced for betting limits on electronic gaming machines

16/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New Thomas Road bridge opens to traffic for first time

13/11/2022

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Emergency Services

New state-of-the-art fire station to be built in Perth’s south-east

19/10/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

Autism Specialist Learning Program expanded to additional schools

16/10/2022

Cook; MacTiernan

Tourism; Regional Development

Mountain bike marathon world championships coming to WA

9/10/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - All aboard as new METRONET Airport Line opens

1/10/2022

Punch

Fisheries

Recreational herring fishers can now enjoy a bigger bag limit

1/10/2022

Whitby

Environment

Single-use plastic cups for cold drinks banned from today

1/10/2022

Quigley

Attorney General

Legal Aid work in the limelight at Community Service Law Awards

28/08/2022

McGurk; Ellery

Women's Interests; Education and Training

Free period products for WA public secondary schools

28/08/2022

Cook; Saffioti

Tourism; Ports

WA gets ready to welcome back big ship cruising

14/08/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Locally manufactured trains back on the network after 30 years

14/08/2022

Whitby

Environment

Latest Riverbank funding projects announced

2/07/2022

Johnston

Culture and the Arts

Dinosaurs of Patagonia premiere at the WA Museum Boola Bardip

21/06/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

Major Milestone for refurbishments at Huntingdale Primary School

15/06/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed to $1 million project at Kewdale Primary School

18/05/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

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

17/05/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

Vision for new $33.8 million Armadale TAFE campus taking shape

12/05/2022

Sanderson

Health

McGowan Government State Budget delivers for Byford Health Hub

11/05/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Victoria Quay vision ramping up as Westport powers ahead

8/04/2022

Saffioti; Carey

Planning; Lands

Guidelines set for Bayswater’s transformation

31/03/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

Jumbo development drill delivers huge training benefits

24/03/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed for new Clifton Hills Primary School project

22/03/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Help us plan replacement services for the Armadale Line shutdown

22/03/2022

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Upgraded Como Secondary College canteen officially opened

16/03/2022

Sanderson; Carey

Mental Health; Homelessness

Queens Park youth mental health, alcohol and other drug and homelessness service opens

10/03/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

High-flying Melville student lands aviation scholarship

2/03/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

New Riva Primary School officially opened

2/03/2022

Ellery

Education and Training

New Treeby Primary School officially open

23/02/2022

Carey

Lands

Strong demand drives new land release at Crossroads Industrial

21/02/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion relief for Fremantle as High Street Upgrade reaches completion

13/02/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Local construction timber supply not impacted by recent bushfires

7/02/2022

Kelly

Forestry

Forest Products Commission Community Support Program opens

7/02/2022

Kelly

Water

New water pipeline to cater for Perth’s booming south-east

4/02/2022

Buti

Racing and Gaming

John McGrath appointed to Burswood Park Board

4/02/2022

Kelly

Water

Get back to nature at revamped Churchman Brook dam

3/02/2022

Carey

Housing

$4 million investment to deliver 15 rapid timber frame social homes in Perth’s south

6/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET’s Thornlie-Cockburn Link on track

16/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Preferred proponents next stop for two major METRONET projects

15/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion relief for Cockburn with opening of new bridge over Kwinana Freeway

8/12/2021

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Construction begins on $8.7 million East Metro Women’s Refuge

7/12/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Making waves! New rescue boat for Canning-South Perth SES

1/12/2021

Punch

Innovation and ICT

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

30/11/2021

Johnston

Energy

Technical solution to allow more residential rooftop solar

24/11/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

New administration facilities unveiled at Serpentine Primary School

22/11/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

New Kindergarten/Pre-primary facilities officially opened at High Wycombe Primary School

19/11/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Feedback sought on management plan for beautiful Bold Park

16/11/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Traffic switches to new Ranford Road Bridge

12/11/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Employers in the State’s south supporting emergency services volunteers

6/11/2021

Cook

Health

New pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic to open in Canning Vale

28/10/2021

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New family and domestic violence hub to be located in Armadale

18/10/2021

Cook

Health

New Armadale COVID-19 vaccination clinic boosts opportunities to get vaccinated

2/10/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

New Swan River canoe slalom course opens

22/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Planning underway on Airport Line connecting bus and train services

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

26/08/2021

Carey

Local Government

$1 million Lotterywest grant enables reconnection to community

23/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

TBM “Jana” joins the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link Project

18/08/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Kicking goals as construction begins on $32.5 million State Football Centre

12/08/2021

Dawson; McGurk; Kelly

Mental Health; Community Services; Youth

Queens Park to be site of interim youth mental health and homelessness service

29/07/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Official name announced for new primary school in Piara Waters

18/07/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Bye bye boom gates: elevated rail to remove level crossings

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

28/06/2021

Johnston

Energy

Carlisle North celebrates transition to underground power

27/06/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Restrictions introduced for Perth and Peel immediately

22/06/2021

Cook

Health

Roll up to Kwinana for your Pfizer vaccine

9/06/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

West Byford Primary School improvement now underway

9/06/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

McGowan Government opens new primary school in Perth’s south

9/06/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Seaforth Primary School upgraded administration building opened

9/06/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

New technology buildings open at Darling Range Sports College

8/06/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Construction underway to fix one of WA’s most dangerous intersections

17/05/2021

Saffioti

Transport

WA’s biggest manufactured bridge beams installed on METRONET

12/05/2021

Templeman

Heritage

State welcomes Commonwealth grants for Fremantle Prison

5/05/2021

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Huge investment in education continues as construction starts at Piara Waters Secondary School

28/04/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Boom gates long gone as traffic starts under Davis Road underpass

26/04/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Perth and Peel post-lockdown transition starts midnight tonight

21/04/2021

Buti

Lands

New land available in job-creating industrial estate in Forrestdale

6/04/2021

Templeman; Saffioti

Heritage; Planning

Heritage specialists awarded contract for Ascot Kilns conservation

1/04/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Bye-bye boom gates - Denny Avenue level crossing closes for good

1/02/2021

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government delivering key intersection upgrades for Armadale

25/01/2021

Kelly

Water

Beautiful birdlife mural unwraps $2.5m dam recreational upgrades program

21/01/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Industry workshop starts search for Tonkin Highway Extension contractor

20/01/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - METRONET steaming ahead with three projects moving to shortlist phase

19/01/2021

Cook

Health

Armadale Hospital emergency department upgrade starts in latest expansion for WA public hospitals

12/01/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed to design major Lynwood Senior High School upgrade

14/12/2020

Cook

Health

Innovative $22 million HIVE remote monitoring of patients begins

8/12/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Three new primary schools announced for Perth’s growing suburbs

5/12/2020

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Labor Government contributes $1.5 million to construct new WA Indian Community Centre

24/11/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Thomas Road works mark start of METRONET Byford Rail Extension

24/11/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed for major construction works at Lesmurdie Primary School

19/11/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Cannington community has its say in consultation: results announced

12/11/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Jobs and Skills Centres open in Armadale and Midland

11/11/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed to design new early childhood facility

12/10/2020

Wyatt; Saffioti

Treasurer; Transport

Byford and Darling Range wins big in safe and strong WA Budget

5/10/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - METRONET Byford Rail Extension procurement now underway

30/09/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Local architect appointed to design new TAFE campus in jobs boost for Armadale

25/09/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Double milestone for Southern River’s newest primary school

3/09/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Slalom on the Swan with new Ascot training course

31/08/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Armadale Line to be transformed with removal of level crossings