Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Rita Saffioti MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

24/04/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Work starts on new passing lanes for Indian Ocean Drive

24/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Works start on Great Northern Highway upgrade in the Kimberley

24/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Work underway on two key Great Northern Highway upgrades

22/04/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Local workers to help build new METRONET railcars

21/04/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Land sale to create vibrant new East Perth precinct

19/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Tourism or charter opportunity at new Burswood Jetty

19/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Tenders progress Morley-Ellenbrook Line planning

18/04/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Lands

Support for financial sustainability for MG Corporation

18/04/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti; Dawson

Regional Development; Lands; Environment

Unlocking carbon potential for pastoralists

13/04/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Hundreds respond to Swan Valley survey

13/04/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Extra time granted for e-conveyancing transition

12/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Record intake of Transperth transit officers graduate today

11/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Hundreds have their say on the approach to plan for Outer Harbour

10/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Regional airfare inquiry recommendations supported

10/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Regional airports receive funding boost for upgrades

8/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Official completion of the new Mandurah Bridge celebrated

8/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Bayswater Station upgrade out for community consultation

5/04/2018

Saffioti; Wyatt

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Next steps in motion for landmark Kariyarra agreement

4/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Yarloop Station upgrade begins

3/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Grants to crank up local bike facilities

28/03/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Matagarup Bridge reaches critical stage as arches take shape

27/03/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Agreement brings Ocean Reef Marina closer

27/03/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Agriculture and Food

Agricultural Region Freight Strategy to boost freight efficiency

25/03/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Swan River navigation channel closure starts soon

23/03/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Perth and Peel at 3.5million plans the future

23/03/2018

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Community engaged for Morley-Ellenbrook Line planning

20/03/2018

McGowan; Ellery; Saffioti

Premier; Education and Training; Planning

Construction starts on Inner City College in Subiaco

19/03/2018

McGowan; Papalia; Saffioti

Premier; Tourism; Transport

Economic windfall as cruise line commits to record 141 days in WA

18/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

New Scarborough foreshore set to attract more visitors and jobs

17/03/2018

Saffioti

Transport

On-demand transport reforms refined after industry consultation

16/03/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Bridge over Collie River now open to road users

14/03/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Aged care development to boost housing diversity in Claremont

11/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti; Papalia

Premier; Transport; Tourism

Fremantle Passenger Terminal to get $3 million refresh

10/03/2018

McGowan; Cook; Saffioti

Premier; Health; Planning; Lands

McGowan Government aged care election commitment on track

10/03/2018

Saffioti

Lands

New developments to reinvigorate Shenton Park heritage

8/03/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Landgate celebrates a decade of innovation

8/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Construction progressing well on Wanneroo Road widening

7/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Work starts on major Armadale Road upgrade

6/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Improved safety and congestion relief on the way for High Street

3/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Wanjoo! Yagan Square opens - adding local fare and culture to Perth

1/03/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Mangles Bay Marina proposal withdrawn

1/03/2018

Saffioti

Planning

New chairperson for the Western Australian Planning Commission

28/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport

New highway signs to put Cookernup on the map

27/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport

New airline agreements for Carnarvon, Monkey Mia and Northern Goldfields

22/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Southern Ports post-amalgamation review complete

21/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

METRONET private sector reference group formed

18/02/2018

Saffioti

Planning

New heart of the city on track to open next month

18/02/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnel to Airport Central on track

16/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Sustainable coastal management grants open

15/02/2018

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Aboriginal Affairs

Government creating Aboriginal job opportunities

14/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport

New Phillips River Bridge open following flood

9/02/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Mandogalup land issues addressed

9/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Design tender for future rail operations control centre released

7/02/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning; Lands

McGowan Government establishes Bunbury Development Committee

2/02/2018

Saffioti; Wyatt

Lands; Treasurer

Commercial advisor to assist the Landgate scoping study

1/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Written-off vehicle reform aimed at protecting WA motorists

31/01/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Middleton Beach roadworks complete, hotel operator now sought

31/01/2018

Saffioti; Ellery

Planning; Lands; Education and Training

Groundbreaking agreement next step for Subiaco Oval

31/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Bridge in Belhus to receive major upgrade

24/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

First locally built Matagarup Bridge segment arrives to site

23/01/2018

Saffioti; Murray

Transport; Sport and Recreation

Full capacity crowd approved for Scorchers home final

23/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Westport project director appointed to navigate Outer Harbour plan

22/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion relief for Murdoch precinct another step closer

17/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Grants to give bike riding a go

17/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

NorthLink WA southern and central section progressing

16/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

First public feedback for Morley-Ellenbrook METRONET sought

10/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Future of Geraldton Port to be mapped out

9/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Exmouth Boat Harbour upgrade officially opened

8/01/2018

Papalia; Saffioti

Tourism; Racing and Gaming; Small Business; Planning

Small businesses to help Yagan Square thrive

23/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Optus Stadium transport a Game Changer

22/12/2017

Saffioti

Planning; Lands

Common MRA-LandCorp board members announced

21/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Subsidy increased to increase freight on rail

20/12/2017

Saffioti; Wyatt

Lands; Treasurer

Government scoping study to investigate Landgate options

15/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

New Mandurah Traffic Bridge opened in time for holiday travellers

14/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Opportunity to shape the approach to plan for Outer Harbour

14/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

$2 million grant for Mindarie-Burns Beach dual use path

11/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET team gauges industry capability

11/12/2017

McGowan; Ellery; Saffioti

Premier; Education and Training; Planning

Vision of Inner City College helps bring grand plans to life

7/12/2017

Saffioti

Planning

New public space and link between CBD and Northbridge

5/12/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Whiteman Park celebrates International Volunteer Day 2017

4/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET station to be named Redcliffe

3/12/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Saffioti

Premier; Regional Development; Transport

$14 million Kalgoorlie-Boulder road upgrade design takes shape

2/12/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Murray

Premier; Transport; Sport and Recreation

Perth Stadium Station now complete

1/12/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Scarborough redevelopment steaming towards summer

30/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Funding available for public boating infrastructure

29/11/2017

Saffioti; Kelly

Transport; Innovation and ICT

Perth one of three cities in the world to trial new driverless cars

29/11/2017

Saffioti; Kelly

Lands; Innovation and ICT

Western Australian innovators receive SPURonWA grants for location-based projects

26/11/2017

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Aboriginal Affairs

Matagarup Bridge a permanent tribute to traditional owners

23/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Revised bridge design to showcase locally built arches

22/11/2017

Saffioti

Planning; Lands

Land agency reform to commence

22/11/2017

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Lands

Lease agreement opens fresh opportunities in the Ord

21/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Albany Regional Airport upgrades complete

17/11/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Swan Valley review moving forward

17/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

New Transperth ferry tender goes to market

16/11/2017

Saffioti

Planning

New team appointed to guide planning reform

15/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

New Pilbara marine cadetship program for school leavers

15/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Channel marker replacement program at the Port of Port Hedland

14/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Government progress on Bellevue extension and Midland Station relocation project

10/11/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Practical advice for house hunters

10/11/2017

Saffioti

Asian Engagement

McGowan Government commends university students