Media Statements

For Region: South Western Suburbs

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

24/01/2020

Wyatt; Saffioti

Lands; Planning

Port Kennedy land transferred for new coastal community

24/01/2020

McGowan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Local workers deliver bridge for $1.7b Eliwana iron ore project

22/01/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Construction begins for Fremantle High St upgrade

16/01/2020

Ellery

Education and Training

South Metropolitan TAFE receives top training award in China

16/01/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

$1.57 million fire station opens with State’s first ‘fire-wise’ garden

14/01/2020

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Arts program to build capacity of outer metro communities

24/12/2019

Cook

Premier

Nation’s second waste-to-energy plant to be built in WA

18/12/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

New primary schools for five growing Perth suburbs

18/12/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Future redevelopment of Fremantle landmark on the horizon

17/12/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

New facilities to improve Kwinana Bulk Terminal

15/12/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - New bridge honours Western Australian Victoria Cross recipient

10/12/2019

Dawson

Environment

$10 million facility to help manage mercury waste in WA

6/12/2019

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Detection dogs to sniff out red imported fire ant

2/12/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Seeking new ideas for Cockburn Station Tower

21/11/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Leeming Primary to receive more than $474,000 for maintenance upgrades

20/11/2019

McGowan; Wyatt

Premier; Lands

McGowan Government continues to drive economic growth in State’s premier industrial region

7/11/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Administration upgrade to Richmond Primary School opened

1/11/2019

Ellery

Education and Training

Name announced for new primary school in Baldivis

29/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Construction commences for new Manning on-ramp

19/10/2019

Tinley

Veterans Issues

Cockburn Returned and Services League branch stands test of time

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