Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Rita Saffioti MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

9/02/2023

Saffioti

Transport

New Midland Station designs revealed as major works set to begin

7/02/2023

Saffioti

Transport

Over $3 million in grants land at regional airports in WA

7/02/2023

Saffioti

Transport

Grants to put regional drivers on the road to licensing success

6/02/2023

Saffioti

Transport

Staged re-opening for flood damaged section of Great Northern Highway

6/02/2023

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Ports

Geraldton port projects powering ahead

3/02/2023

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET’s Whiteman Park Station unveils new solar-powered construction site

27/01/2023

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Ports

Port MOU to drive energy opportunities with Japan

27/01/2023

Saffioti

Planning

Claremont Showground renewal plans reach next stage

25/01/2023

Saffioti

Ports

New Chief Executive for Southern Ports Authority

23/01/2023

Saffioti

Transport

Additional flights provide crucial Kimberley transport link

23/01/2023

Saffioti

Transport

State Government finalises strategy to reconnect Great Northern Highway through Fitzroy Crossing

23/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

First C-series train on track as testing begins along network

22/12/2022

Saffioti

Ports

New CEO appointed at Pilbara Ports Authority

22/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Government tables response to School Bus Services report

22/12/2022

McGowan; Whitby; Saffioti

Premier; Environment; Planning

Government provides certainty over Perth and Peel planning

21/12/2022

Saffioti

Ports

New appointment to Southern Ports Authority Board

21/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Christmas boost for 51 schools receiving Connecting Schools Grants

20/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Joondalup Line celebrates 30 years of train services

19/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Final stage of Bussell Highway duplication to get underway

18/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Public transport patronage bouncing back in WA

16/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Time for skippers to get on board with safety equipment changes

15/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Thousands of regional residents jump on board with capped airfares

14/12/2022

Saffioti

Ports

New Chair appointed at Fremantle Port Authority

13/12/2022

Saffioti; Ellery

Planning; Education and Training

Government policy guides better planning for new school sites

12/12/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Preparation for METRONET Victoria Park-Canning Level Crossing Removal Project on track

12/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Major investment to upgrade busy Morley intersection

10/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

State Government investment delivers new City of Bayswater skate park

9/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Boating facility projects get funding boost

8/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET Lakelands Station gets funding boost ahead of opening in mid-2023

7/12/2022

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Hydrogen Industry; Ports

Trilateral international study to investigate fast tracking hydrogen exports from Mid-West

7/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Marking 100 years of women working on WA railways

3/12/2022

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Transport

Ramp upgrade complete at Casuarina Boat Harbour

2/12/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Redevelopment of Redcliffe Station Precinct a step closer

2/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Weekend PDAs available during busy Christmas - New Year period

1/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Perth Station lights up as part of CBD revitalisation

30/11/2022

Johnston; Whitby; Saffioti

Energy; Environment; Transport

Construction begins on WA EV Network

28/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New footbridge to deliver access to METRONET Malaga Station

26/11/2022

Whitby; Saffioti

Environment; Transport

New campaign launched to reduce roadside litter

21/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Main Roads to establish presence in the heart of Manjimup

21/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Have your say on the future of cycling in regional WA

18/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Additional protections for small businesses and contractors as Owner-Drivers Bill passes

16/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New Thomas Road bridge opens to traffic for first time

15/11/2022

Ellery; Saffioti

Education and Training; Transport

Heavy vehicle training program putting more truckies on the road

11/11/2022

Saffioti; McGurk

Planning; Community Services

Position statement on improving development of childcare centres

9/11/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Government announces changes to Market-led Proposal policy

9/11/2022

McGowan; Templeman; Saffioti

Premier; Culture and the Arts; Planning

Film and TV studio a step closer for Malaga METRONET station precinct

4/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Port Hedland road-rail safety improvements continue

3/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Your Move Awards celebrate active transport champions

3/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New venue for Albany Waterfront Marina unveiled

2/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Federal funding secured for Beckenham elevated station and William Street level crossing removal

1/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Mandurah Line partial shutdown for essential works

30/10/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Tow truck drivers now required to declare maximum fees

28/10/2022

Saffioti

Ports

Westport takes step forward with major contract awarded

26/10/2022

Saffioti; Carey

Planning; Lands

First lot release marks new chapter for Subiaco Oval

25/10/2022

Saffioti

Transport

First tranche of in-house road maintenance delivery begins today

24/10/2022

Saffioti

Ports

Mid West Ports Authority appoints Port Maximisation Project tender

19/10/2022

Saffioti

Transport

WA owned company wins latest contract at Fremantle

19/10/2022

Saffioti

Transport

$70 million contract awarded to keep State’s harbours safe

18/10/2022

Saffioti; Carey

Planning; Lands

End of an era with Princess Margaret Hospital demolition complete

14/10/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Bush Forever - 21 years of keeping bush in the city

14/10/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Works begins on $2.3 million navigation upgrade at Rottnest

13/10/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Ground breaks at Ellenbrook Christian College for METRONET Morley-Ellenbrook Line

13/10/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Remote mobile licensing service marks 10-year milestone

10/10/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Driving Access and Equity grants open to Goldfields-Esperance

9/10/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - All aboard as new METRONET Airport Line opens

1/10/2022

Saffioti

Transport

WA Bike Month blasts off at Mindeerup

28/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

State Government acts to protect WA Optus customers impacted by data breach

23/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Tender for air services on regulated air routes opens

21/09/2022

Saffioti

Education and Training

WA Training Awards 2022 winners celebrated

21/09/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Northbridge homeless centre receives planning approval

21/09/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Potential for up to 76,000 new homes with resolution of Planning Investigation Areas

21/09/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Bold program of planning reforms continue to streamline process

21/09/2022

Carey; Saffioti

Local Government; Transport

McGowan Government supports Telethon Family Festival with $100,000 grant and free public transport

21/09/2022

Saffioti

Education and Training

Training boost for Ukraine and Afghanistan humanitarian migrants

21/09/2022

Saffioti; Papalia

Education and Training; Defence Industry

South Metropolitan TAFE wins national defence award

20/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Ports

Recognition for outstanding coastal care and conservation

20/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New Airport Line a win for commuters with services to almost double

20/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

$50,000 in grants to crank up WA Bike Month celebrations

20/09/2022

Saffioti

Education and Training

Finalists announced for WA Education Awards 2022

18/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

One-month renewal option reduce financial burden on WA drivers

7/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Family fun day and free travel to mark opening of new Airport Line

5/09/2022

Saffioti

Planning; Transport

Grants lock in almost $4 million in coastal conservation projects

5/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Driving Access and Equity grants open to Mid-West and Gascoyne

5/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New Transport one-stop-shop opens in Geraldton

2/09/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

New road coach service trial for Collie and Manjimup

2/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Plans unveiled for new Bunbury intersection and road connection

1/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Safety improved as speed limit reduced through major signalised intersections

1/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Milestone for Tonkin Gap and Morley Ellenbrook Line with final bridge beams installed on new Broun Avenue Bridge

31/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Bus network changes to support METRONET Airport Line opening

30/08/2022

Carey; Saffioti

Housing; Lands; Planning

Expressions of interest open for nine housing development sites

28/08/2022

Cook; Saffioti

Tourism; Ports

WA gets ready to welcome back big ship cruising

26/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New boat pens completed as ramp upgrade confirmed

26/08/2022

Saffioti; Cook

Transport; Tourism

Expanded accommodation opportunities for Exmouth landowners for Total Solar Eclipse in 2023

26/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Tourism and hospitality front and centre for Exmouth Boat Harbour

24/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

$225,000 to gear up WA schools to support active families

22/08/2022

Saffioti; McGurk

Transport; Women's Interests

Writing on the wall for offensive advertising on WA vehicles

21/08/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning; Ports

Final concept design for Swan River crossing released

19/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Shared path upgrade improves bike safety for Ellenbrook families

19/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government delivers boost to Motivation Foundation

19/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Regional Airports Development Scheme grants now available