Media Statements

For Region: South Eastern Suburbs

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

31/08/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Accessibility upgrade for three Armadale Line train stations

23/08/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - First look at Thornlie-Cockburn Link’s Ranford Road Station site

21/08/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Local community gets its say on secondary schooling for Cannington and broader south-east region

13/07/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Opening of time-saving Manning Road on-ramp to Kwinana Freeway

7/07/2020

Cook

Health; Mental Health

$20 million funding to create specialist mental health hub

30/06/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Work starts on exciting inner city primary school upgrade

11/06/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government delivering upgrades for Thomas Road

25/05/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Lights, camera, action at Belmont City College!

19/05/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Major METRONET project construction contracts awarded

20/03/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following severe WA storms

18/03/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Intersection upgrades underway for busy Airport link

17/03/2020

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government closing the gaps on Perth cycling network

26/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Harrisdale Senior High School celebrates construction milestone

26/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Multimillion-dollar Southern River College upgrades unveiled

26/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Construction underway on new primary school in Southern River

21/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Primary school officially opened in popular Byford area

20/02/2020

Papalia; Murray

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Perth to attract rowing elite with championship triple

23/01/2020

Ellery; Wyatt

Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs

New program to support Aboriginal staff to become teachers

16/01/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

South Metropolitan TAFE receives top training award in China

14/01/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Arts program to build capacity of outer metro communities

20/12/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Preferred proponent chosen for METRONET Denny Avenue rail package

15/12/2019

McGowan; Saffioti; Tinley

Premier; Transport; Veterans Issues

Western Australia’s newest bridge named after Victoria Cross hero

15/12/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - New bridge honours Western Australian Victoria Cross recipient

1/12/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion relief for southern suburbs gathers pace with construction commencing on $237 million bridge

29/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Construction commences for new Manning on-ramp

14/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Roe Highway and Kalamunda Road interchange construction underway

5/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Byford rail extension takes next step forward

1/09/2019

Kelly

Water

Rebate offered for Perth residents to install a weather smart irrigation controller

21/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

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

12/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

3km extension of Perth-Fremantle Principal Shared Path now open

9/08/2019

Kelly

Water

Local Aboriginal artist and students make a stunning Splash in Lynwood

30/07/2019

Johnston

Energy

Industry and Government join forces for a brighter energy future

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Planning underway for upgrade to Leach Highway and Welshpool Road intersection

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Armadale Road transformation taking shape to ease congestion in southern suburbs

19/06/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government supporting WA’s elite national hockey program

16/06/2019

Tinley

Housing

Bentley 360 development roars ahead as Brownlie Towers come down

12/06/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Education and Training

Cutting-edge automation courses skilling WA workers for the future

6/06/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Performing arts on the playbill for Belmont City College

21/05/2019

Cook; McGurk

Health; Women's Interests

New Family Birthing Centre set to deliver for mums to be

30/04/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New plans for a purpose-built TAFE in Armadale

26/04/2019

Cook

Health

Public input urged on voluntary assisted dying legislation

24/04/2019

Dawson

Disability Services

Changing Place makes Westfield Carousel more inclusive