Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Rita Saffioti MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

15/10/2019

McGowan; Ellery; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Education and Training; Transport

Reduction in TAFE fees paves the way for new METRONET jobs

12/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Community to have their say on recreational vessel safety review

4/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Mount Street pedestrian bridge open after $3 million refurbishment

4/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Works underway to upgrade ‘WA’s riskiest intersection’

4/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Have your say and give Transperth's new ferry an oar-some name

3/10/2019

Tinley; Saffioti

Housing; Transport

First sod turns on $2.32 billion METRONET-linked project in Brabham

2/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Onslow marine services hub a step closer

2/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Final stage of Onslow Road upgrades underway

2/10/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Coastal planning leaders awarded for innovation and commitment

2/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Bussell Highway dual carriageway pre-construction works begin

1/10/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Swan Valley’s iconic character to be preserved and enhanced

29/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New bridge over Mitchell Freeway to provide missing cycling link

27/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

West Coast Eagles 2018 Premiership number plates now available

26/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New legislation to significantly increase rail trespass penalties

26/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

First stop Parliament, next stop Ellenbrook

25/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

All-time high passenger satisfaction with Transperth services

25/09/2019

Tinley; Johnston; Saffioti

Housing; Energy; Planning

Innovative housing affordability experiment launches in WA

25/09/2019

Tinley; Saffioti

Housing; Transport

Ellenbrook’s newest housing project to reap benefits of METRONET

23/09/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Tender to build METRONET Bellevue railcar depot released

19/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New bus route saves patrons the walk to Manning Community Hub

19/09/2019

McGowan; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Premier; Planning; Agriculture and Food

Perth Royal Show to remain at its home in Claremont

18/09/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Strategic vision for East Wanneroo revealed

17/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Tender to remove Denny Avenue level crossing now open

17/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New locally built Transperth ferry motoring ahead

16/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Improvements to major Orrong Road intersection getting underway

14/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Roe Highway and Kalamunda Road interchange construction underway

13/09/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Bullsbrook rezoning set to support local growth and create jobs

13/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Long-serving transit officers to be awarded national medals

12/09/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Pilbara road safety improvements welcomed

12/09/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Stage 3 of Karratha-Tom Price Road construction underway

11/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Armadale Line level crossing removals a step closer as tenders released

11/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Key safety upgrades planned for Indian Ocean Drive and Brand Highway

10/09/2019

Saffioti

Planning

McGowan Government invests $4.3 million in Rivervale foreshore

10/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Expressions of interest called for Bunbury Outer Ring Road

6/09/2019

Saffioti

Planning

New policy balances freight corridors and community amenity needs

5/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Byford rail extension takes next step forward

4/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Construction beginning on new Pinjarra bus depot

3/09/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Collaboration the focus of National Planning Minister’s Forum

3/09/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Forrestfield Station reaches new heights at 50 per cent completion

2/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Public transport patronage increase follows strong METRONET campaign

30/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Black Spot funding to reduce risks on some of WA’s worst roads

30/08/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Community input sought for Pickering Brook and surrounds plan

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

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Protection of Beeliar wetlands a step closer to becoming law

27/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Roll-out of roller barrier in Perth road project a WA-first

22/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Shortlisted proponents for Bayswater Station upgrade announced

22/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Broome-Cape Leveque Road project on track for 2021

20/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government welcomes capped airfares for Kalgoorlie and Karratha residents

19/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New Australind rail cars delivering Western Australian jobs

18/08/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Made in WA: METRONET railcars to be proudly built in WA

17/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - NorthLink WA central section completed, slashing Ellenbrook travel times

16/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New railcar drivers sought ahead of METRONET expansion

15/08/2019

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Ports; Transport

Independent Westport Taskforce releases shortlist of future port options

13/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Infrastructure Australia audit shows McGowan Government's transport plan is working

13/08/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Planning Reform Action Plan to simplify and modernise the system

12/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

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

8/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion busting the Karel Avenue bottleneck

5/08/2019

Papalia; Saffioti

Tourism; Transport

Affordable community airfares encouraging more people to the regions

5/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

$1.5 million allocated towards coastal projects across WA

5/08/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Premier calls for Commonwealth support to manage coastal erosion

4/08/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Full steam ahead for the METRONET rail line to Ellenbrook

1/08/2019

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Federal backing sought for WA road safety initiative

31/07/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Federal Government needs to fund Lakelands Station commitment

31/07/2019

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Ports

Election commitment target for freight on rail share achieved

30/07/2019

Saffioti; Logan

Planning; Emergency Services

New action plan to fix bushfire inconsistencies

29/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Two years of Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnelling completed

25/07/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Major Kalgoorlie road upgrade now officially underway

22/07/2019

Saffioti; Murray; Papalia

Transport; Sport and Recreation; Tourism

Matagarup Bridge and Stadium precinct adventures a step closer

21/07/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Mt Claremont bus depot opens today

5/07/2019

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal employment and participation recognised

4/07/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Community to have their say on draft Two Rocks Marina master plan

4/07/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Revised developer contribution policy to improve infrastructure delivery

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Mitchell Freeway widening to ease journey times for commuters

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Stephenson Avenue extension reaches significant milestone

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Construction taking shape at Wanneroo Road congestion hotspot

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Planning underway for upgrade to Leach Highway and Welshpool Road intersection

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Armadale Road transformation taking shape to ease congestion in southern suburbs

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Perth's big job-creating road build making huge progress

2/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Skybridge construction takes to the skies in latest milestone

2/07/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Congestion busting relief for Perth’s eastern suburbs one step closer

1/07/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Toodyay’s Duke Street footbridge to receive $145,000 upgrade

28/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Bassendean residents embrace Your Move program

27/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

$1.5 million of funding to boost public boating infrastructure

26/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

$4.9 million contract awarded for weir construction

24/06/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Saffioti

Premier; Lands; Planning

Community invited to farewell Subiaco Oval

22/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Last ever B-series railcar delivered - METRONET railcars next

22/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New METRONET railcar proposal will mean more trains, more often

20/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Local WA company delivers new boat pens at iconic marine hotspots

19/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Perth’s first Smart Freeway project on track

15/06/2019

Saffioti

Planning

North Perth Common ready to activate Fitzgerald Street

14/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Improvement for ‘WA’s riskiest intersection’ at Swan Christian College

13/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New Graham Farmer Freeway entrance art to feature WA icon

6/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Marble Bar Road realignment officially opens to traffic

6/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Work starts on Beadon Creek breakwater upgrade

5/06/2019

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

$10m of upgrades for Commodity Freight Routes across WA

5/06/2019

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Efficiency-boosting plan for agricultural region freight released for comment

5/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Great Northern Highway upgrade reaches new milestone

4/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Preferred alignment chosen for Bunbury Outer Ring Road

4/06/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Small lots policy big on innovation and affordability