Media Statements

For Region: South Western Suburbs

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

4/08/2020

Dawson; Wyatt

Environment; Lands

Facelift for Mount Pleasant foreshore

31/07/2020

Cook

Mental Health

New home for southern suburbs residential mental health service

31/07/2020

Templeman

Heritage

Historic Fremantle icon gets million-dollar conservation lift

29/07/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Leading hospitality group set to develop Fremantle Technical College

26/07/2020

Dawson

Environment

Hopes to keep Perth osprey numbers flying high with new nest

23/07/2020

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Lands

New road unlocks hundreds of local jobs at Rockingham Industry Zone

23/07/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Impressive stage two revealed for Ridge View Secondary College

22/07/2020

McGowan; McGurk

Premier; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Comprehensive package to support WA family violence response

22/07/2020

McGurk; Tinley; Kelly

Community Services; Housing; Youth

1,900 public sector workers breathe new life into Freo

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

2/07/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Artists sought for high-profile Cockburn tower artwork

26/06/2020

McGowan

Premier

Lotterywest COVID-19 Relief Fund supporting families in need

26/06/2020

McGowan; Johnston

Premier; Energy

Port Kennedy community battery gives power to locals

23/06/2020

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Defence Issues

Industry and community invited to have say on future of Australian Marine Complex

11/06/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government delivering upgrades for Thomas Road

2/06/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Freeway upgrades to ease traffic pain

29/05/2020

Tinley

Housing

New milestone for Fremantle’s Burt Street apartment development

26/05/2020

Kelly; MacTiernan

Water; Regional Development

Green light for world-leading renewable hydrogen from wastewater project

12/05/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Works to start on Leach Highway turning lane upgrades

19/04/2020

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Murdoch Drive Connection opens to traffic

9/04/2020

Cook

Health

Murdoch medihotel development planned to open in 2022

17/03/2020

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government closing the gaps on Perth cycling network

6/03/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

Construction to begin on new fire station for Cockburn

29/02/2020

McGowan; Templeman; Papalia

Premier; Culture and the Arts; Tourism

High-voltage Highway to Hell finale closes epic Perth Festival season

21/02/2020

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New Baldivis primary school officially opened

18/02/2020

Johnston

Energy

New funding option for undergrounding power

8/02/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Baby pink snapper boost to recreational fishing in Cockburn Sound