Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Rita Saffioti MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

19/10/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Henley Brook rezoning approved

19/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Historic on-demand transport reforms pass Parliament

17/10/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Minister supports Parliamentary inquiry into short-stay accommodation

16/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Local government road funding to increase under new agreement

14/10/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Overhaul of Mitchell and Kwinana freeways begins

12/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Lightning Park off-ramp to Reid Highway now open

9/10/2018

Saffioti

Planning

East Wanneroo rezoning gives landowners certainty

8/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Over $3.8 million in grant funding en route to regional airports

5/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

High-tech control room for Perth's roads opens

5/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

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

3/10/2018

Saffioti

Planning

WA base for Chevron Australia at Elizabeth Quay

28/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Asbestos remediation to delay Stage 3 Karratha-Tom Price Road construction

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

26/09/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Bunbury Waterfront contract awarded for Jetty Road causeway upgrade

26/09/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Safer Roads funding tackles rural crash hotspots

24/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Work underway to resolve leak on Forrestfield-Airport Link project

21/09/2018

Templeman; Saffioti

Culture and the Arts; Regional Development

Series of capsule exhibitions to tour regional WA

21/09/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Bentley-Curtin plan to activate and grow knowledge precinct

20/09/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Environment

Entertainment noise reform to secure Northbridge vibrancy

18/09/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Former basketball stadium site to become Joondalup entry statement

17/09/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Top honours for Yagan Square and Scarborough at UDIA Awards

14/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Wheels in motion for Fremantle bike path construction

13/09/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Search for Middleton Beach hotel developer continues

12/09/2018

Saffioti; Tinley

Transport; Planning; Housing

METRONET precincts to help shape the future of Perth

11/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Multi-deck car park for Forrestfield Station METRONET precinct

9/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Wanted: Contractor to build Perth's new METRONET rail lines

6/09/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Lands

New plans for Alkimos Central METRONET precinct revealed

2/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Train patronage up, while passenger satisfaction reaches new peak

31/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Community invited on NorthLink WA site tours

30/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Ranford Road bus lanes complete

30/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Road realignment paves way for future Forrestfield METRONET precinct

28/08/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Strata reform Bills progress to Legislative Council

28/08/2018

Wyatt; Saffioti

Treasurer; Lands

Commercial advisor to support partial Landgate commercialisation

28/08/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

McGowan Government to return rail manufacturing to Midland area

27/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

$25 million allocated to improve safety on WA roads

26/08/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Roy Hill Bridge works underway with strong focus on local content

26/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Wi-fi trial to start on Transperth services in WA-first

22/08/2018

Saffioti

Planning; Lands

Subiaco grandstand demolition to make way for Subi East renewal

22/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Direct Perth to Derby flights closer to reinstatement

21/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

On-demand transport reform Bills to reach Parliament

20/08/2018

Saffioti

Lands

SPURonWA grants offer $100,000 to Western Australian innovators

13/08/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Disability Services

METRONET Access and Inclusion Reference Group to form

9/08/2018

Saffioti

Planning

$158 million development approved for Perth City Link

8/08/2018

Ellery; Saffioti

Education and Training; Planning

Major construction underway at Inner City College

3/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government reinstates Nollamara bus route

2/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

WA company awarded Mount Claremont bus depot tender

12/07/2018

McGowan; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Premier; Transport; Regional Development

Major upgrades to Bidyadanga Access Road underway

6/07/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Grain freight road improvements complete

6/07/2018

Saffioti; Murray; Cook

Lands; Seniors and Ageing; Health

Land made available for aged care facility in Westonia

4/07/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Disability Services

Pia’s Place, a place for everyone

4/07/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Testing begins on Matagarup Bridge

3/07/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Two METRONET projects on track to begin construction next year

29/06/2018

Saffioti; Cook

Transport; Health

End in sight for alcohol advertising on public transport

28/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

More northern suburban intersections to be upgraded

28/06/2018

Saffioti

Lands

New strata title Bill to shape sustainable communities

27/06/2018

Saffioti; Wyatt

Lands; Treasurer

McGowan Government rejects sale of Landgate

25/06/2018

Saffioti; Papalia

Transport; Tourism

Carnarvon and Monkey Mia to benefit from community airfares

25/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Westport information sessions open to the community

22/06/2018

MacTiernan; Papalia; Saffioti

Regional Development; Tourism; Transport

State Government welcomes regional WA shortlist for new Qantas pilot academy

22/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Perth’s southern suburbs job creating, congestion tackling combo fix

21/06/2018

Saffioti; Ellery

Planning; Education and Training

Green light for Subiaco’s new Inner City College

21/06/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Lands; Agriculture and Food; Aboriginal Affairs

Agreement supports Pilbara station to diversify

20/06/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Albany offers developers premium beachfront hotel opportunity

20/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti; Papalia

Premier; Planning; Tourism

New strategy set to maximise Perth Hills’ tourism potential

19/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

New regional flights to further connect the Kimberley

19/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Duty exemption for FIRS heavy vehicle transfers

17/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET extension to Byford reaches new milestone

16/06/2018

Saffioti

Planning

New community with aged care announced for Champion Lakes

15/06/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti; Dawson

Regional Development; Lands; Environment

WA pastoralists in the box seat for carbon farming

14/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Design revealed for Denny Avenue METRONET level crossing removal

12/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - New bridge raises the tone in WA’s South West

12/06/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Big brand hotel chains respond to Middleton Beach opportunity

11/06/2018

Saffioti; Papalia

Transport; Tourism

Burswood Jetty to support new stadium ferry service

8/06/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Lands

Pastoral lands reform - Encouraging investment and ecological sustainability

8/06/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Swan Valley planning framework review released for comment

6/06/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Planning; Environment

Further protections for Beeliar Wetlands

6/06/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Lands; Regional Development

Goldfields land to be activated for lithium facility

4/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti; Papalia

Premier; Planning; Tourism

Funding boost to help Araluen tourism bloom

3/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning; Lands

New jobs on the horizon with green light for industrial estate

1/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Reid Highway duplication progresses, possible extra bridge sought

1/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Planning

Woodside’s jobs portal to secure work for Karratha locals

31/05/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Tender released for key element of Bunbury Waterfront project

29/05/2018

Saffioti

Planning

State Government offers help to protect historic Duffy House

28/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Upgrades to infamous Balcatta T-junction paves the way for a smoother run

25/05/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Green Paper first step to a modern planning system

24/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Trains to service Perth Stadium Station all day on weekends

24/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Tougher penalties proposed for rail trespassers

23/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Opening in sight for the WA-made Matagarup Bridge

21/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Mount Claremont bus depot tender released

21/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Tunnel boring machines reach Airport Central Station as Forrestfield-Airport Link construction speeds ahead

18/05/2018

Saffioti

Planning

East Wanneroo land earmarked for future development

16/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Funding ramped up for boating facilities

16/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Budget takes cycling investment up a gear

15/05/2018

McGowan; Tinley; Saffioti

Premier; Housing; Transport; Planning

WA’s biggest urban infill developments to deliver major jobs boost

11/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Key McGowan Government road commitment one step closer

11/05/2018

Papalia; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Tourism; Transport; Regional Development

Taskforce to investigate Western Australian pilot training school

10/05/2018

McGowan; Tinley; Saffioti

Premier; Housing; Planning

$394 million METRONET housing package will boost jobs and enhance liveability

10/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

State Budget to transform WA's roads and create jobs

10/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

METRONET Budget includes WA's biggest ever rail investment