Media Statements

For Region: South Eastern Suburbs

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

15/04/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET boom gate blitz planned for Armadale Line

6/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET’s Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension tender reaches next phase

26/03/2019

McGurk

Child Protection

Home Stretch trial to provide additional support to vulnerable care leavers

22/03/2019

Tinley

Housing

Apartment living winner gets rent-free trial in Rivervale

12/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Blueprint for future Perth and Peel cycling network starts

18/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Next generation Transperth app launched today

10/02/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

New three-bin system the centrepiece of Waste Strategy

8/02/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

New primary school for students in Southern River

8/02/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

New primary school in Piara Waters expands to Year 6

31/01/2019

McGowan; Ellery

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

Local jobs key for Southern River College upgrades

30/01/2019

McGowan

Premier

Designs revealed for major school upgrade in Forrestfield

30/01/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Take a break from driving, try a bus or train

12/12/2018

Saffioti; McGurk

Lands; Community Services

Green light for Ngala community hub to support WA families

5/12/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Five new primary schools for Perth’s growing suburbs

3/12/2018

Kelly

Water

Irrigation cabinet in John Macmillan Park transformed with Splash of Colour

29/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Geotechnical testing crew mobilise to Denny Avenue site

19/11/2018

Kelly

Water

Splash of Colour arts program to brighten up Mundaring

5/11/2018

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

New synthetic hockey field brings competitive edge to southern suburbs

31/10/2018

Cook

Health; Mental Health

New mental health unit for young Western Australians

29/10/2018

Tinley

Housing

Brownlie Towers’ demolition contract sees Bentley redevelopment one step closer

22/10/2018

Kelly

Water

Five billion reasons for us all to reduce our water use this spring

21/09/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Bentley-Curtin plan to activate and grow knowledge precinct

20/09/2018

Papalia

Tourism

Perth to host 2019 Australian Masters Rowing Championships

14/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Funding to protect Perth riverbanks

15/08/2018

Cook

Health

Armadale Hospital’s new neonatal unit opens

22/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Perth’s southern suburbs job creating, congestion tackling combo fix

20/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti; Papalia

Premier; Planning; Tourism

New strategy set to maximise Perth Hills’ tourism potential

17/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET extension to Byford reaches new milestone

16/06/2018

Saffioti

Planning

New community with aged care announced for Champion Lakes

14/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Design revealed for Denny Avenue METRONET level crossing removal

8/06/2018

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Family and domestic violence support boosted in Perth’s south-east

4/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti; Papalia

Premier; Planning; Tourism

Funding boost to help Araluen tourism bloom

3/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning; Lands

New jobs on the horizon with green light for industrial estate

1/06/2018

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Dragons compete on Champion Lakes

31/05/2018

Kelly

Water

Five billion reasons to turn your sprinklers off for winter

30/05/2018

McGowan; Ellery

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

Boost for WA jobs as Jobs and Skills Centres open

24/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Trains to service Perth Stadium Station all day on weekends

23/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Opening in sight for the WA-made Matagarup Bridge

22/05/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Local hockey brought to international standard in Southern River

20/05/2018

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Child Protection; Community Services

$20.5 million to target and reduce offending by young people

18/05/2018

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Local festival celebrates global cultures

16/05/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Stage 2 of Southern Grove Primary School underway

16/05/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Primary school construction underway to cater for Piara Waters

15/05/2018

McGowan; Tinley; Saffioti

Premier; Housing; Transport; Planning

WA’s biggest urban infill developments to deliver major jobs boost

10/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET Bill to enshrine rail commitment in legislation

3/05/2018

Roberts; Quigley

Police; Attorney General

Armadale Courthouse and Police Complex to be centre of new district

1/05/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Proposed Ascot development halted

1/05/2018

Logan

Corrective Services

Today marks historic return of privatised asset to public hands

1/05/2018

McGowan

Premier

$3.8 billion multi-use Belmont Park redevelopment underway

27/04/2018

McGowan

Premier

Joint media statement - Major jobs and infrastructure boost for Western Australia

24/04/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Growing suburbs to benefit from Willetton Basketball Association upgrades

19/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Tourism or charter opportunity at new Burswood Jetty

18/04/2018

Cook

Health

Bentley Maternity Unit receives certainty to continue the vital service

17/04/2018

Dawson; Papalia; Johnston

Environment; Tourism; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests; Local Government; Heritage

Trail celebrates Sikh heritage

10/04/2018

Kelly

Water

Water Corporation ‘grey cabinets’ to be splashed with colour

6/04/2018

Tinley

Housing

Bentley 360 regeneration project will breathe new life into suburb

25/03/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Swan River navigation channel closure starts soon

23/03/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Perth and Peel at 3.5million plans the future

22/03/2018

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Bentley marks Harmony Week with free family festival

22/03/2018

Kelly

Water

A living stream project to turn functional into fantastic

15/03/2018

Kelly

Water

Top 10 suburbs breaching sprinkler roster across Perth in 2017

13/03/2018

Tinley

Housing

Kinlock primary school site to deliver affordable housing choices

12/03/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

McGowan Government’s WA jobs focus on show at Community Cabinet

9/03/2018

Kelly; Dawson

Water; Environment

Popular Kent Street Weir reopens to public after $4.8m revamp

7/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Work starts on major Armadale Road upgrade

7/03/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

First look at $2 million Canning Vale College upgrades

26/02/2018

Dawson

Environment

53 community projects funded to protect Swan River

21/02/2018

Tinley

Housing

Council decision allows Bentley regeneration plan to move ahead

12/02/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Free financial counselling for vulnerable Western Australians

9/02/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

City songs herald Perth Festival celebration

8/02/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

Final stage of Byford Secondary College officially opened

23/01/2018

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

A record one million hits for FuelWatch website

23/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Optus Stadium transport a Game Changer

22/12/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

'David and Goliath' battle for Perth's cheapest fuel site for 2017

16/12/2017

Kelly; Templeman

Fisheries; Local Government

Beach Emergency Numbers grant applications open

12/12/2017

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New Byford primary school construction to begin in 2018

7/12/2017

Wyatt

Aboriginal Affairs; Finance

Whadjuk Working Party recognised for stadium contribution

7/12/2017

Kelly

Science

Real-life 'CSI' for Lynwood SHS students

6/12/2017

Ellery

Education and Training

Armadale Senior High School to pilot Full Service Schools program

4/12/2017

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Grants to help protect natural resources across Perth

2/12/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Murray

Premier; Transport; Sport and Recreation

Perth Stadium Station now complete

2/12/2017

Papalia

Tourism; Small Business

WA wines the top drop at Optus Stadium

26/11/2017

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Aboriginal Affairs

Matagarup Bridge a permanent tribute to traditional owners

23/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Revised bridge design to showcase locally built arches

15/11/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Community Services

Increased funding for parenting support

30/10/2017

Tinley

Youth

Innovative ideas shared at Youth Politics Hackathon

19/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Community feedback sought on new METRONET station

17/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

Riverton Library ramps up reuse message

16/10/2017

Tinley

Youth

Youth funding helps job prospects

13/10/2017

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Finalists announced for WA Seniors Awards

13/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

Swan Canning Riverpark to benefit from funded volunteer projects

10/10/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Perth Stadium's world-class lighting display turns it on

10/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

Riverbank Program to fund foreshore restoration projects

20/09/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Mundijong clubs get funding to build stronger communities

10/09/2017

McGowan; Murray; Papalia

Premier; Sport and Recreation; Tourism

Perth Stadium to officially open with free Community Open Day

8/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Innovative transformation of ticketing system for METRONET

8/09/2017

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

WA's cultural diversity on the runway

3/09/2017

McGurk

Child Protection; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Metropolitan National Child Protection Week events highlight our role in keeping children safe

29/08/2017

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Gosnells Cricket Club receives $150,000 for new indoor nets

21/08/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

METRONET progress on track