Media Statements

For Region: South Western Suburbs

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

1/12/2021

Johnston

Energy

Joint media statement - Innovative Project Symphony trial begins in WA

30/11/2021

Johnston

Energy

Technical solution to allow more residential rooftop solar

26/11/2021

Ellery; Cook

Education and Training; State Development, Jobs and Trade

TAFE training gathers steam thanks to Shell partnership

24/11/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect named for big upgrade at John Curtin College of the Arts

23/11/2021

Carey

Housing

Thirty-two new timber-frame homes for social housing in Hilton

19/11/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Feedback sought on management plan for beautiful Bold Park

12/11/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Employers in the State’s south supporting emergency services volunteers

8/11/2021

Templeman

Heritage

Conservation continues as Fremantle Prison commemorates closure

24/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Perth-Fremantle Principal Shared Path extension 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

16/09/2021

Cook

Health

Kwinana COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Aboriginal families

15/09/2021

Buti; Cook

Lands; Health

Final Stage 1 lots released at Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct

13/09/2021

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Training pilot program to increase diversity in WA workforce

12/09/2021

Saffioti; Buti

Planning; Transport; Lands; Sport and Recreation

Surf’s up as proponent chosen to deliver Cockburn Wave Park

2/09/2021

Papalia

Police

Additional $35 million for Fremantle Police Complex

1/09/2021

Cook; Johnston; Buti

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

Covalent Lithium to build new facility in Kwinana

27/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Kwinana Beach Road upgrade to improve heavy vehicle access

24/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Design phase begins for Swan River Crossings Project

24/08/2021

Carey

Housing

$93 million in grants to be made available to community housing across WA

23/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

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

11/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

$14 million to upgrade jetties at Hillarys and Fremantle boat harbours

9/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Community to have say on new Woodman Point Ammo Jetty design

6/08/2021

Saffioti

Planning

Future of Fremantle committees seek community representatives

6/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo now flies from top of Cockburn Central Station tower

5/08/2021

Saffioti

Planning

McGowan Government permanently protects Beeliar Wetlands

2/08/2021

Cook

Health

Patient services at Fiona Stanley Hospital back in public hands

29/07/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Official name announced for new primary school in Piara Waters

26/07/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government transforming southern suburbs transport network

5/07/2021

Quigley; McGurk

Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Family violence shuttle conferencing gets underway

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

24/06/2021

Papalia; Buti

Defence Industry; Lands

WA firm named as preferred proponent for AMC upgrade

23/06/2021

Johnston

Energy

South Fremantle Power Station to be sold for redevelopment

22/06/2021

Cook

Health

Roll up to Kwinana for your Pfizer vaccine

15/06/2021

Papalia; Buti

Defence Industry; Lands

Major tender awarded for AMC Integrated Infrastructure Program

13/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Ports

Future planning of Fremantle underway with Westport

9/06/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

McGowan Government unveils upgrade at Booragoon Primary School

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

8/06/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

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

6/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Let’s prepare: Perth’s biggest public transport shutdown coming

4/06/2021

Buti

Lands

First lots released at Orion Industrial Park

4/06/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Baldivis volunteer firefighters benefit from new fire truck

2/06/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Pine View Primary School latest school opened by McGowan Government

21/05/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

New $11 million fire station in Cockburn fully operational

21/05/2021

Kelly

Water

Students unite to champion WA’s sustainable water future

20/05/2021

Templeman

Heritage

Heritage listing for early Rockingham wayside inn

17/05/2021

Saffioti

Transport

WA’s biggest manufactured bridge beams installed on METRONET

17/05/2021

Templeman

Heritage

Aboriginal contract continues Fremantle Prison conservation works

14/05/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Changes to support recovery of WA’s western rock lobster fishery

13/05/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Minister gives recreational fishers a hand releasing future catches

12/05/2021

Templeman

Heritage

State welcomes Commonwealth grants for Fremantle Prison

11/05/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Next phase of community consultation begins for Swan River Crossings Project

3/05/2021

Saffioti

Ports

New Fremantle Ports Chief Executive Officer appointed

26/04/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Perth and Peel post-lockdown transition starts midnight tonight

30/03/2021

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Defence Industry

Construction underway at the Australian Marine Complex

3/02/2021

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Construction contract awarded for women’s refuge expansions

2/02/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Community feedback guides next stage of Swan River Crossings project

29/01/2021

Tinley

Fisheries

Lure of Western Australia hooks giant Huon Aquaculture

22/01/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Votes are in for Cockburn Station tower’s new artwork

19/01/2021

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

The grass is greener in Baldivis as turf is laid for significant sporting infrastructure project

14/01/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

Perth-based architect chosen for new classrooms at Melville Senior High School

13/12/2020

Roberts

Police

Local contractor to upgrade the North Fremantle Water Police operations facility

12/12/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Voting now open on new artwork for Cockburn Station tower

12/12/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Experienced new operator announced for Perth Motorplex

11/12/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Preferred proponent chosen for METRONET’s Lakelands Station

4/12/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Ranford Road Station piling on Thornlie-Cockburn Link milestones

3/12/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Perth-Fremantle Principal Shared Path extension to commence

3/12/2020

Kelly

Water

New water infrastructure to support housing growth in Perth’s south

26/11/2020

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Works now underway at busy Stock Road intersection

16/11/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed for new support hub at Malibu School

11/11/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Architect appointed to design new primary education support centre in Baldivis

6/11/2020

McGurk

Community Services

Target 120 expands to Geraldton, Rockingham and Midland

28/10/2020

Tinley

Housing

Construction moves forward on apartment projects after State’s off-the-plan purchase program

28/10/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

More jobs as architect appointed to design upgrades at Leeming

23/10/2020

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Perth Motorplex breaks new record

22/10/2020

Kelly

Water

Jackson Harvey makes a splash in Fremantle during National Water Week

8/10/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Planning to begin on multimillion-dollar investment in education support facilities for students with disability

7/10/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

New volunteer program for Fremantle Ports

2/10/2020

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Energy

Big battery to power 160,000 homes in WA and create 100 local jobs

30/09/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

New environmental approval required for Wellard Village Primary School

30/09/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct continues to grow

25/09/2020

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Mines and Petroleum

$98 million graphite processing facility planned for Rockingham

25/09/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

New school in Baldivis officially named Pine View Primary School

25/09/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

Official name announced for Harrisdale’s newest school

24/09/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Construction to begin on new coastal terrace homes in Coogee

17/09/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Local workers begin transformation of former school site into innovation residential estate

11/09/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

Retirement of Fremantle Ports CEO

4/09/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Beach safety continues to be a priority for McGowan Government

1/09/2020

McGurk

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

New women’s refuge operators appointed ahead of opening

23/08/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

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

22/08/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Perth’s Smart Freeways switched on for quicker and smoother travel

19/08/2020

Templeman

Heritage

Fremantle Prison benefits from $1.6 million in WA Recovery funds

17/08/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Swan River Crossing reaches new milestone

10/08/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan; Saffioti

Premier; Ports; Transport

Visionary plan for future container port endorsed by Government

6/08/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Community feedback sought on Fremantle Traffic Bridge replacement