Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Rita Saffioti MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

20/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Local F1 star opens Motor Museum of WA extension

20/09/2017

Roberts; Saffioti

Police; Road Safety; Transport

$17.2 million for Toodyay Road safety improvements

19/09/2017

Murray; McGurk; Saffioti; Papalia

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests; Transport; Tourism

Fremantle Dockers AFLW game confirmed for Perth Stadium

16/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

A major boost for freight on rail

15/09/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Swan Valley review to shape region's future

14/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Upgrade planned for Two Rocks Marina

13/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Road and rail noise focus of revised planning policy

12/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Lands

New taskforce to deliver Outer Harbour vision

11/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

City and country public transport users happy with service

8/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Lands

Bunbury roads, rail and revitalisation in State Budget

8/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Innovative transformation of ticketing system for METRONET

8/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET construction briefing

8/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

State Budget delivers $780 million congestion-busting boost to the northern suburbs

8/09/2017

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Transport

State Budget a boon for Broome boaties

7/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

$32 million Rail Future Fund investment for train to Bunbury

7/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

$60 million for Stephenson Avenue contribution in State Budget

7/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Future-proofing Perth’s rail network with automatic train control

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

Roads budget provides boost to the regions

7/09/2017

Ellery; Saffioti; Wyatt

Education and Training; Planning; Treasurer

Inner City College vision moves closer to reality

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

Record road funding to reduce congestion and boost jobs

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

METRONET well underway with major funding injection

5/09/2017

Saffioti

Lands

SPURonWA grants offered to WA innovators for location-based ideas

4/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Major boost to cycling for the future

3/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Lands

Ocean Reef Marina transformation set to get underway

1/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Bike boulevard boosts cycling opportunities for Bayswater

31/08/2017

Saffioti

Lands

Funding to help activate Middleton Beach redevelopment

29/08/2017

Saffioti

Planning

2017 Coastal Award winners announced

29/08/2017

Saffioti; Murray

Transport; Sport and Recreation

State Government to allow full capacity for Ed Sheeran concerts

25/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Amalgamation of former Albany, Bunbury and Esperance ports to be reviewed

24/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Geraldton runway renewal ready for take off

22/08/2017

McGowan; Templeman; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Culture and the Arts; Planning

Cultural industries consortium to focus on job creation

21/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Margaret River Perimeter Road Stage Two

21/08/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

METRONET progress on track

17/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Greenwood Station platform shelter extended

16/08/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Local jobs created for METRONET tunnel segments

12/08/2017

Saffioti

Lands

New Surveyor General for Western Australia

11/08/2017

Saffioti; Cook

Lands; Health

Former Woodside Maternity Hospital sale to assist in budget repair

9/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

New bus service between Ellenbrook and Whitfords

8/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Transformation of Perth’s freeways under way

8/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Commuters to benefit from smart technology

6/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Marmion Avenue to be widened to Yanchep

5/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

WA company to build Swan River Pedestrian Bridge

3/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Lands

New Parliamentary Secretary sworn in

3/08/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Traffic moves freely on the new Mitchell Freeway extension

30/07/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Tunnelling begins for rail link to airport and foothills

29/07/2017

Saffioti

Lands

Roadworks pave the way for Albany Middleton Beach development

26/07/2017

Saffioti

Planning

State Government support for WA coastal planning projects

29/06/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Kiara College to retain farm school land

27/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Funds allocated for coastal protection

27/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Tunnel boring machine competition winners announced

25/06/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Local jobs boost with new approach for Swan River Pedestrian Bridge

24/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Charles Street bus bridge to open on Sunday

23/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Greater training required for new drivers

22/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Port fees to assist with Budget repair task

18/06/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - METRONET team to design Belmont Station precinct

16/06/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Initial test results back from Whiteman Park water

16/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Contract awarded for final stage in Beadon Creek upgrade

13/06/2017

McGowan; Ellery; Saffioti

Premier; Education and Training; Planning

New Inner City College at the heart of Subiaco Oval transformation

8/06/2017

Papalia; Saffioti

Tourism; Planning

Swan Valley to become major tourism precinct

8/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Works begin on central section of NorthLink WA

7/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Project savings allocated to Bindoon Bypass

7/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Improved bus journey times for northern suburbs passengers

2/06/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Guildford Road process complete

1/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

AvonLink train service to be saved

29/05/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour takes out national award

28/05/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Work on the Airport Central Station underway

28/05/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Specialist team to drive METRONET vision

27/05/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Skippers’ views sought on changes to safety equipment

26/05/2017

Saffioti

Lands

Work starts on former Shenton Park Hospital site

25/05/2017

Cook; Saffioti

Health; Lands

McGowan Government progressing with Medihotels

24/05/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Roe 8 jobs secured as environmental rehabilitation gets underway

23/05/2017

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Great Eastern Highway passing lanes completed in the Goldfields

22/05/2017

Saffioti

Lands

Strata reforms to support vibrant communities

18/05/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Waterloo Industrial Park plan open for public comment

13/05/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnel boring machine arrives in Perth

12/05/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Options for High Street and Stirling Highway to be developed

11/05/2017

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET deserves big slice of $10 billion National Rail Program

10/05/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Roe 8 Alliance redeployed to three new projects

8/05/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Boosting jobs, busting congestion - the plan for the southern suburbs

8/05/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

More than $89 million to be spent on regional roads under Commonwealth and State funding agreement

8/05/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Boosting jobs, busting congestion - the plan for the eastern suburbs

8/05/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Boosting jobs, busting congestion - the plan for the northern suburbs

6/05/2017

Saffioti

Planning

New way forward for the future of Swan Valley

5/05/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Scarborough dunes protected from encroaching roads

5/05/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Scarborough businesses eligible for disruption payment

2/05/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Busy Marmion Avenue intersection upgrades completed early

1/05/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Public transport radio communications upgrade

30/04/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

New Lord Street a road to METRONET and local jobs

26/04/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Grants to ramp up WA boating facilities

24/04/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Bayswater election commitment delivered

23/04/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Aubin Grove Station open to the public

22/04/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Guildford Road process to be fast-tracked

10/04/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Competition to name rail drilling machines as part of METRONET

6/04/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Recognition for coastal care excellence

2/04/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government to push for local jobs on stadium bridge project

31/03/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Fresh start for taxi and on-demand transport reform

30/03/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Renegotiating Roe 8 to create more jobs and reduce congestion