Media Statements

For Region: South Western Suburbs

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

8/10/2019

Cook

Health

Jandakot Airport upgrades open new pathways to the sky

10/09/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Deputy Premier

Largest of its kind lithium hydroxide plant launched in Kwinana

1/09/2019

Kelly

Water

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

30/08/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government strengthening hockey in the southern suburbs

28/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Protection of Beeliar wetlands a step closer to becoming law

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

5/08/2019

McGurk; Tinley

Community Services; Housing

20 Lives, 20 Homes to address rough sleeping in Freo

29/07/2019

McGowan

Premier

Inaugural Infrastructure WA Board appointed

18/07/2019

Johnston

Energy

Minister Johnston opens ATCO's Clean Energy Innovation Hub

10/07/2019

Kelly

Water

Cockburn ARC makes a splash as a Waterwise Aquatic Centre

27/06/2019

Templeman

Local Government

City of Melville report indicates need for cultural change

23/06/2019

McGowan; Murray

Premier; Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government unveils revitalised Fremantle netball hub

19/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Perth’s first Smart Freeway project on track

12/06/2019

McGowan; Ellery

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

Cutting-edge automation courses skilling WA workers for the future

31/05/2019

Dawson

Environment

Volunteers thanked for odour and dust monitoring in Cockburn

21/05/2019

Cook; McGurk

Health; Women's Interests

New Family Birthing Centre set to deliver for mums to be

6/05/2019

McGowan; Ellery; Papalia

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

McGowan Government boosts defence and shipbuilding opportunities

5/05/2019

Tinley

Housing

Pop-up shop promotes clever design and density in Fremantle

4/05/2019

Tinley

Housing

Kwinana community welcomes new park at Cassia Estate

26/04/2019

Cook

Health

Public input urged on voluntary assisted dying legislation

22/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New Fremantle Traffic Bridge funded in State Budget

15/04/2019

Murray; McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

Women’s sport the big winner as facilities fund enjoys remarkable first year

15/04/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

Cape Peron restoration completed to preserve WA’s history

13/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Swan River speed radar trial to target dangerous boaties

12/04/2019

Wyatt; Cook

Lands; Health

New land release at Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct as centre of excellence takes shape

12/04/2019

Templeman; Wyatt

Culture and the Arts; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal art market returns bigger and better than ever

12/04/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Mandogalup Improvement Plan No. 47 paves way for future development

6/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

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

1/04/2019

Cook

Health

New dental clinic opens at Fremantle Hospital

28/03/2019

Wyatt

Lands

McGowan Government to retain Crown land in Alfred Cove

26/03/2019

McGurk

Child Protection

Home Stretch trial to provide additional support to vulnerable care leavers

12/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Blueprint for future Perth and Peel cycling network starts

8/03/2019

Wyatt; Murray

Lands; Sport and Recreation

State Government seeking operator for Perth Motorplex

8/03/2019

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Construction of Kwinana waste to energy plant to create 800 jobs

7/03/2019

McGowan; Ellery; McGurk

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Education and Training; Women's Interests

Hundreds of local shipbuilding jobs and apprenticeships on offer

28/02/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

$1.5m works on Baldivis Sporting Complex set to begin

18/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Next generation Transperth app launched today

15/02/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Ridge View Secondary College opens its doors for 2019 school year

12/02/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Approval paves way for more diverse housing in City of Fremantle

10/02/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

New three-bin system the centrepiece of Waste Strategy

8/02/2019

Templeman

Heritage

Reducing red tape for Fremantle West End heritage owners

6/02/2019

Cook

Health

Plastic surgery now available at Rockingham General Hospital

1/02/2019

McGowan

Premier

Construction progressing at iconic Fremantle netball hub

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; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Take a break from driving, try a bus or train

13/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Construction starts on Perth's first Smart Freeway

9/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Construction starts on Fremantle Line bike path extension

7/01/2019

MacTiernan; Papalia

Ports; Tourism

Refreshed Fremantle Passenger Terminal boosts tourist experience

20/12/2018

Templeman

Heritage

Life-size convict sculpture reflects Fremantle’s past

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