Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Rita Saffioti MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

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