Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Rita Saffioti MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

12/12/2018

Saffioti; McGurk

Lands; Community Services

Green light for Ngala community hub to support WA families

12/12/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Land for new Chittering sport and community centre

12/12/2018

Saffioti

Transport

First Westport progress report marks milestone for Outer Harbour planning

11/12/2018

Saffioti

Lands

New legislation to bring certainty for Tjuntjuntjara community

11/12/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Community fares land on the Northern Goldfields routes

6/12/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan; Papalia

Transport; Regional Development; Tourism

Broome Port dredging to begin mid-2019

4/12/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Bayswater rezoning secures bird sanctuary’s future

1/12/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Community drives METRONET Bayswater Station concept

1/12/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Handover complete for the Port of Ashburton

30/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Safer Great Northern Highway a step closer

30/11/2018

Saffioti

Planning

East Fremantle amendment proposes height limit at Royal George Hotel site

29/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Geotechnical testing crew mobilise to Denny Avenue site

29/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Safer bridges on the way for WA’s Albany Highway

28/11/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Experts sought for WA State Design Review Panel

26/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - NorthLink WA’s Marshall Road flyover open

26/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Construction of Ballajura noise wall election commitment to start

25/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Skybridge to connect airport to new METRONET station

20/11/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Strata reforms now law following gazettal of legislation

19/11/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

NorthLink WA to slash travel times by half for Ellenbrook commuters

18/11/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Matagarup Bridge climb and zip-line to boost tourism in Perth

16/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET projects get Infrastructure Australia tick of approval

16/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

WA leads the nation for freight on rail

15/11/2018

Dawson; Saffioti

Environment; Transport

Recycled materials to be used for road base to reduce landfill

14/11/2018

Saffioti

Lands

WA location-based projects spurred on by latest grants

13/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

New Bow River Bridge builds Great Northern Highway resilience

7/11/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Environment

Beeliar wetlands to be preserved for future generations

6/11/2018

McGowan; Tinley; Saffioti

Premier; Veterans Issues; Lands

Government gives green light for new ANZAC House headquarters

2/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Novice motorcyclist safety a focus of new licence process

1/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Passengers to test new frontier of public transport technology

31/10/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Lands; Regional Development

First land released within Peel region’s future employment hub

29/10/2018

Papalia; Saffioti

Tourism; Transport

Hop on, hop off in the Swan Valley

26/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

CCTV rollout to increase safety at boating hotspots

25/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Busy North West Coastal Highway junction roundabout completed

25/10/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Beresford coastal protection preserves foreshore for generations

25/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Over $30 million pledged for WA heavy vehicle safety initiatives

24/10/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Regional Run-Off Road Crashes program targets high priority roads

24/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Active transport champions recognised

23/10/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Lands

More carbon farming funding opportunities

23/10/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Environment

Main Roads raises resources to reduce roadside rubbish

20/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

CAT bus review seeks to optimise free city shuttle service

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