Media Statements

For Region: South Western Suburbs

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

12/12/2018

Saffioti

Transport

First Westport progress report marks milestone for Outer Harbour planning

12/12/2018

Tinley

Housing

Joint venture project delivers 16 apartments in Spearwood

5/12/2018

Wyatt

Energy

New trial enables customers to buy and sell solar energy

5/12/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Five new primary schools for Perth’s growing suburbs

30/11/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Stage set for Melville Senior High School performing arts centre

30/11/2018

Saffioti

Planning

East Fremantle amendment proposes height limit at Royal George Hotel site

20/11/2018

Quigley

Attorney General

City of Melville video series campaign receives international recognition

7/11/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Environment

Beeliar wetlands to be preserved for future generations

26/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

CCTV rollout to increase safety at boating hotspots

22/10/2018

Kelly

Water

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

22/10/2018

Tinley

Veterans Issues

Red poppy extravaganza lights up WA landmarks as part of Armistice celebrations

14/10/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Overhaul of Mitchell and Kwinana freeways begins

28/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Contract awarded for Perth’s first Smart Freeway

27/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

New state-of-the-art Success Service Centre opens

18/09/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

Additional schools to provide specialist autism program in 2019

18/09/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

New era for Fremantle Netball Association as McGowan Government backs pavilion upgrades

14/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Funding to protect Perth riverbanks

14/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Wheels in motion for Fremantle bike path construction

13/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Cockburn Sound water quality improved significantly

8/09/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

New providers to continue valued services at camp schools and Landsdale Farm

5/09/2018

McGowan

Premier

New state-of-the-art aged care facility a boost for East Fremantle

22/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

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

6/06/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Planning; Environment

Further protections for Beeliar Wetlands

30/05/2018

McGowan; Ellery

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

Boost for WA jobs as Jobs and Skills Centres open

18/05/2018

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Local festival celebrates global cultures

16/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Funding ramped up for boating facilities

16/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Budget takes cycling investment up a gear

13/05/2018

McGowan; Cook; McGurk

Premier; Health; Women's Interests

Family birthing centre for Fiona Stanley Hospital

6/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Further widening works planned for freeway transformation

4/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Securing new leases for Fremantle Ports’ container terminals

4/05/2018

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Mines and Petroleum

New Kwinana lithium refinery to create more WA jobs

27/04/2018

McGowan

Premier

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

20/04/2018

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

WorkSafe investigates death of worker at Woodman Point

19/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Tenders progress Morley-Ellenbrook Line planning

5/04/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Revealed: WA Aboriginal Art Market to draw a crowd

23/03/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Perth and Peel at 3.5million plans the future

16/03/2018

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

WA cabinet making business puts Premier and locals to work

15/03/2018

Kelly

Water

Top 10 suburbs breaching sprinkler roster across Perth in 2017

11/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti; Papalia

Premier; Transport; Tourism

Fremantle Passenger Terminal to get $3 million refresh

7/03/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

New Murdoch TAFE to train Western Australians for future jobs

6/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Improved safety and congestion relief on the way for High Street

1/03/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Mangles Bay Marina proposal withdrawn

26/02/2018

Dawson

Environment

53 community projects funded to protect Swan River

12/02/2018

McGurk

Community Services

Free financial counselling for vulnerable Western Australians

9/02/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Mandogalup land issues addressed

9/02/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

City songs herald Perth Festival celebration

8/02/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Leeming Bowls and Recreation Club set to benefit from community upgrades

1/02/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

New schools surge in Perth’s south-western suburbs

1/02/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

New school officially opens in historic Fremantle

1/02/2018

Kelly

Fisheries

Discovery of illegal shark fishing evidence sparks an investigation

30/01/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Synthetic wickets turfed out at White Knights Baldivis Cricket Club

30/01/2018

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

$220,000 in funding to nurture WA Aboriginal arts and culture

28/01/2018

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New primary schools announced for rapidly growing suburbs

26/01/2018

Papalia

Tourism

Luxury cruise liner makes maiden voyage to WA

23/01/2018

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

A record one million hits for FuelWatch website

22/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion relief for Murdoch precinct another step closer

9/01/2018

Templeman

Heritage

Exhibition tells the story of convict transportation to Australia

22/12/2017

Johnston

Commerce and Industrial Relations

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

21/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Subsidy increased to increase freight on rail

16/12/2017

Kelly; Templeman

Fisheries; Local Government

Beach Emergency Numbers grant applications open

14/12/2017

Tinley

Housing

Fremantle firm wins Hilton infill housing design competition

14/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Opportunity to shape the approach to plan for Outer Harbour

13/12/2017

Papalia

Tourism

Kids land for free on 'Rotto from Day to Dusk'

5/12/2017

Tinley

Housing

Fremantle site offers rare opportunity for affordable housing project

4/12/2017

MacTiernan; Dawson; Kelly

Agriculture and Food; Environment; Water

Grants to help protect natural resources across Perth

29/11/2017

Templeman

Local Government

Inquiry to address governance issues at City of Melville

25/11/2017

Papalia

Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

New resources for community language students

17/11/2017

Ellery

Education and Training

New specialist training facility in Munster has extra edge

4/11/2017

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Tourism

More ferry services to boost summer visits to Rottnest Island

3/11/2017

Kelly

Water

Busselton Water welcomes new board appointments

30/10/2017

Tinley

Youth

Innovative ideas shared at Youth Politics Hackathon

29/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

New piazza opens at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour

27/10/2017

McGowan

Premier

McGowan Labor Government’s netball commitment takes centre court

18/10/2017

Cook; Saffioti

Health; Planning

Work begins on WA's first Medihotel

17/10/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

High Tide 17 will transform port city and support local jobs

16/10/2017

Tinley

Housing

Final development starts at Rockingham Waterfront Village

13/10/2017

Dawson

Environment

Swan Canning Riverpark to benefit from funded volunteer projects

9/10/2017

Ellery

Education and Training

Western Australians head to Abu Dhabi for ‘Skills Olympics’

5/10/2017

Tinley

Housing

Council's scheme amendment approval is next step in Beaconsfield redevelopment

22/09/2017

Kelly

Water

Wastewater treatment plant expansion creates hundreds of jobs

20/09/2017

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

World-class Pompeii exhibition opens in Fremantle

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

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

Record road funding to reduce congestion and boost jobs

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

METRONET well underway with major funding injection

4/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Major boost to cycling for the future

4/09/2017

Kelly

Fisheries

Omeo wreck dive trail to become a no fishing zone

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

1/09/2017

Wyatt; Tinley

Finance; Housing

Construction commences on new Fremantle public sector offices

29/08/2017

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Seniors have their say at McGowan Government community forums

22/08/2017

Roberts

Police

Water Police celebrate 30 years at North Fremantle

12/08/2017

Tinley

Veterans Issues

Veteran Air Force serviceman aces 100

11/08/2017

Saffioti; Cook

Lands; Health

Former Woodside Maternity Hospital sale to assist in budget repair

9/08/2017

McGowan

Premier

First McGowan Government Community Cabinet to be held in Perth’s south

8/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Transformation of Perth’s freeways under way

8/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Commuters to benefit from smart technology

7/08/2017

Cook

Health

New Health Service Board members

4/08/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

WA's resources continue to bolster local content and jobs

4/08/2017

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Premier unveils the biggest single-lift piece of machinery at the AMC

3/08/2017

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Heritage

European and Aboriginal heritage recognised in rare freshwater lake