Media Statements

For Region: Western Suburbs

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

1/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Community to have their say in West Coast Highway planning study

30/11/2021

Johnston

Energy

Technical solution to allow more residential rooftop solar

19/11/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Feedback sought on management plan for beautiful Bold Park

18/11/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Cottesloe’s beachside shark warning towers are ready for summer

16/11/2021

Templeman

Tourism

New Chairperson appointed to Rottnest Island Authority Board

12/11/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Employers in the State’s south supporting emergency services volunteers

6/11/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Celebrate Diwali and get vaccinated to keep your community safe

17/10/2021

Punch

Fisheries

Shark Warning System upgrade to boost safety

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

2/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

New Purple CAT bus to link the city with UWA, Perth Children’s Hospital and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

20/08/2021

Whitby

Volunteering

Lotterywest revamp for booming Swanbourne Nedlands Surf Life Saving Club

10/08/2021

Templeman

Heritage

Former PMH outpatients building added to the State Heritage register

4/08/2021

McGowan; Cook; Saffioti; Sanderson

Premier; Health; Transport; Environment

Children’s Hospital Kids’ (Koolangka) Bridge now open

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

10/06/2021

Templeman; Carey

Heritage; Housing

Recovery funds conservation contract for historic cottages

9/06/2021

Ellery

Education and Training

New administration facilities unveiled at Applecross Primary School

19/05/2021

Buti

Lands

Offers invited for landmark development site at Montario Quarter

14/05/2021

Sanderson

Environment

Kings Park plan for iconic, world-class park

14/05/2021

Templeman

Tourism

Rottnest Island riding global wave in surfing championship splash

13/05/2021

Templeman; Dawson

Tourism; Aboriginal Affairs

Explore the world of Aboriginal culture and astronomy at Rottnest Island

26/04/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health

Perth and Peel post-lockdown transition starts midnight tonight

20/04/2021

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Second stage underway on state-of-the-art Bob Hawke College

14/01/2021

Saffioti

Planning

Public realm plans for first Subi East neighbourhood open for comment

27/12/2020

McGowan

Premier

Historic Bob Hawke family home to be preserved

17/12/2020

Cook; Saffioti; Dawson

Health; Transport; Environment

Local builder Civmec to construct rainbow Perth Kids’ Bridge

23/11/2020

MacTiernan

Agriculture and Food

Sterile insects to combat Qfly

18/11/2020

Templeman

Local Government

Report into Town of Cambridge handed down

29/10/2020

Wyatt

Lands

Construction begins at new urban village for Shenton Park

28/10/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Master plan finalised for landmark Subi East redevelopment

20/10/2020

Tinley; Dawson

Housing; Disability Services

Work begins on delivering affordable apartments for Claremont

3/10/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Time capsule offers Western Australians opportunity to farewell PMH

4/09/2020

Tinley

Fisheries

Beach safety continues to be a priority for McGowan Government

17/08/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Claremont METRONET tracklaying contract awarded

4/08/2020

Kelly

Youth

COVID-19 recovery grant to support vulnerable WA youth

3/08/2020

Cook; Wyatt

Health; Lands

New high support accommodation centre for Shenton Park

29/07/2020

Saffioti

Planning

WA company to demolish and remediate Princess Margaret Hospital

12/07/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Draft Master Plan released for landmark Subi East redevelopment

26/05/2020

Templeman

Local Government

Town of Cambridge issued with show cause notice

22/05/2020

Kelly

Water

Local artist helps make a colourful splash in Mount Hawthorn

28/04/2020

Ellery; Saffioti

Education and Training; Planning

New-look Subiaco Oval ready for students return to school

20/03/2020

Logan

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following severe WA storms

17/03/2020

Kelly

Youth

Young people to benefit from more than $35,000 in grants

27/02/2020

Kelly

Innovation and ICT

Regional and women entrepreneurs and investors get boost from latest X-TEND WA grants

19/02/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Phase one of Stephenson Avenue Extension tender now open

24/01/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Call for nominations for Subi East Community Reference Group

18/12/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Subiaco's new planning scheme to retain character and support growth

15/11/2019

Tinley

Asian Engagement

Creating deeper connections with our Southeast Asian neighbours

13/11/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

Awards recognise volunteers’ commitment to Fishability

25/10/2019

Kelly

Water

Talented young writers put pen to paper to help ‘change the world’

24/10/2019

Kelly

Water

Secondary school students find waterwise solutions part of inaugural Think Tank event

1/10/2019

Dawson

Environment

Endangered Dibblers destined for Dirk Hartog Island National Park

1/09/2019

Kelly

Water

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

29/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

New Hamilton Street Bridge now open to traffic

29/08/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

McGowan Government brings Subi East revitalisation a step closer

28/08/2019

Wyatt

Lands

New Shenton Park development becomes global leader in sustainable development

21/08/2019

Kelly

Fisheries

New measures to protect blue swimmer crabs in Perth and the South-West

14/08/2019

Wyatt; Murray

Lands; Seniors and Ageing

Construction starts on innovative new aged care facility in Claremont

12/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

3km extension of Perth-Fremantle Principal Shared Path now open

9/08/2019

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Good as Gold: Netball naming rights deal marks another milestone for women’s sport

30/07/2019

Kelly

Water

$3.4m project to improve wastewater pipes in Town of Cambridge complete

30/07/2019

Johnston

Energy

Industry and Government join forces for a brighter energy future

29/07/2019

McGowan

Premier

Inaugural Infrastructure WA Board appointed

26/05/2019

McGowan; Ellery

Premier; Education and Training

Bob Hawke honoured at new inner city high school

14/05/2019

Saffioti

Planning

WA company awarded Subiaco grandstand demolition contract

13/05/2019

Templeman

Heritage

Heritage listing for City Beach’s Quarry Amphitheatre

18/04/2019

Cook

Health

Medical intern program available at St John of God Health Care

12/04/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Final approval of Nedlands planning scheme complete

16/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Subiaco farewells Hamilton Street Bridge ahead of rebuild

12/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Blueprint for future Perth and Peel cycling network starts

18/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Next generation Transperth app launched today

13/02/2019

Templeman

Culture and the Arts

Sunset to rise again as new cultural precinct

10/02/2019

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Environment

New three-bin system the centrepiece of Waste Strategy

2/02/2019

Saffioti

Planning

New concept images unveiled for Subiaco Oval and PMH

30/01/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Take a break from driving, try a bus or train

30/01/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Nedlands local planning scheme to strike the right balance

23/01/2019

Wyatt

Lands

Former Princess Margaret Hospital car park lots offer rare opportunity near Subi East

9/11/2018

Dawson; Papalia

Environment; Tourism

Green light for Swan River café and accommodation

23/10/2018

Kelly

Water

Innovation Hub to nurture new research ideas in recycled wastewater

5/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Subiaco's century-old Hamilton Road Bridge to be replaced

14/09/2018

Dawson

Environment

Funding to protect Perth riverbanks

22/08/2018

Saffioti

Planning; Lands

Subiaco grandstand demolition to make way for Subi East renewal

8/08/2018

Ellery; Saffioti

Education and Training; Planning

Major construction underway at Inner City College

2/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

WA company awarded Mount Claremont bus depot tender

2/08/2018

Kelly

Water

Subiaco Wastewater Treatment Plant capacity increased after upgrade

28/06/2018

Dawson

Environment

Two local governments share in $1.9 million for Better Bins

21/06/2018

Saffioti; Ellery

Planning; Education and Training

Green light for Subiaco’s new Inner City College

31/05/2018

Kelly

Water

Five billion reasons to turn your sprinklers off for winter

21/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Mount Claremont bus depot tender released

18/05/2018

Logan

Emergency Services

New fire station to bolster Perth CBD emergency response

6/05/2018

Ellery

Education and Training

Foundation principal of Inner City College appointed

29/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Claremont Station upgrade to support METRONET frequency boost

27/04/2018

McGowan

Premier

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

22/03/2018

Tinley

Housing

St Thomas More College blessed as it opens doors to students

20/03/2018

McGowan; Ellery; Saffioti

Premier; Education and Training; Planning

Construction starts on Inner City College in Subiaco

15/03/2018

Kelly

Water

Top 10 suburbs breaching sprinkler roster across Perth in 2017

14/03/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Aged care development to boost housing diversity in Claremont

10/03/2018

Saffioti

Lands

New developments to reinvigorate Shenton Park heritage