Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Rita Saffioti MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

15/04/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET boom gate blitz planned for Armadale Line

14/04/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

$1.7 billion transformation of Tonkin Highway and eastern corridor

13/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Swan River speed radar trial to target dangerous boaties

12/04/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Mandogalup Improvement Plan No. 47 paves way for future development

12/04/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Final approval of Nedlands planning scheme complete

11/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Alliance sought for METRONET Bayswater Station upgrade

9/04/2019

Tinley; Saffioti

Housing; Planning

Affordable apartments will complement Bayswater METRONET

6/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET’s Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension tender reaches next phase

28/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

State Government welcomes Federal Government's final quarter effort on transport

28/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Upgrade flagged for notorious freeway bridge-strike hotspot

25/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

More cycle routes and road upgrades for the growing eastern suburbs and Perth hills

22/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - WA’s biggest free-flowing freeway-to-freeway interchange opens

21/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET projects bolstered by $200 million Federal Labor boost

20/03/2019

Saffioti; Wyatt

Planning; Aboriginal Affairs

Yagan Square celebrates Bunuru with free community event

18/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Local business to help build next generation of Transperth buses

17/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Mitchell Freeway extension to Romeo Road to start next year

16/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Subiaco farewells Hamilton Street Bridge ahead of rebuild

14/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Bike grants pave the way for connected communities

13/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Optus Stadium transport options expand for start of AFL season

12/03/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Wanju and Waterloo plans re-released for public comment

12/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Blueprint for future Perth and Peel cycling network starts

11/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Liberals and Nationals forget the regions in recent WA visit by PM

11/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Response to regional airfares inquiry continues to progress

10/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Congestion solutions for Perth’s north-east underway

3/03/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Yagan Square celebrates first birthday

28/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Long-term cycling strategy for Leeuwin-Naturaliste region outlined

28/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Margaret River Perimeter Road reaches practical completion

28/02/2019

McGowan; Ellery; Saffioti

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

Midland TAFE to be transformed into METRONET training facility

21/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

$1.6m available for coastal management projects

18/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Next generation Transperth app launched today

18/02/2019

Saffioti

Planning

New rules to enforce better apartment quality and open space

15/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Port Hedland's Roy Hill bridge over rail opens

14/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Infrastructure Australia’s priority list recognises WA projects

13/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Perth rail passengers remain most satisfied for sixth year in a row

12/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Curtin Central Bus Station complete

12/02/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Approval paves way for more diverse housing in City of Fremantle

7/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Community invited to Denny Avenue level crossing removal information session

5/02/2019

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Ports; Planning

Steering group to drive Victoria Quay waterfront plans

5/02/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

South Coast Highway safety improvement works underway

3/02/2019

Saffioti

Planning

New Chevron tower to create more jobs for WA economy

2/02/2019

Saffioti

Planning

New concept images unveiled for Subiaco Oval and PMH

1/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Reid Highway duplication to include new Dayton-Caversham bridge

1/02/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Historical Duffy House in Perth's north closer to being restored

1/02/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Pia’s Place playground construction swings into action

31/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Grants to help councils, schools, workplaces gear up for Bike Week

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

29/01/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government improving inner-city roads

29/01/2019

McGowan; Murray; Papalia; Saffioti

Premier; Sport and Recreation; Tourism; Transport

First year of Optus Stadium an overwhelming success

25/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Town of Bassendean residents chosen for Your Move campaign

21/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport

NorthLink WA roadworks progress to Beechboro Road North

17/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New app to help record learner driver logbook hours

14/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Free late-night Fringe CAT buses revved up for arts festival

13/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Construction starts on Perth's first Smart Freeway

9/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Construction starts on Fremantle Line bike path extension

28/12/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Police

Free Transperth travel after midnight on New Year’s Eve

24/12/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Margaret River Perimeter Road open in time for Christmas

22/12/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Passing lanes on Indian Ocean Drive completed

22/12/2018

Saffioti

Transport

WA boatbuilder to deliver new Transperth ferry

20/12/2018

Murray; Saffioti; Ellery

Sport and Recreation; Planning; Education and Training

Tuart College set to become the home for WAFC

18/12/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Forrestfield-Airport Link project continues to move forward

17/12/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Disability Services

Pedestrian level crossings to be upgraded on Perth’s rail network

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