Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Rita Saffioti MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

24/01/2020

Wyatt; Saffioti

Lands; Planning

Port Kennedy land transferred for new coastal community

24/01/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Call for nominations for Subi East Community Reference Group

24/01/2020

Saffioti

Transport

$7.6 million bike funding boost to connect Perth and regional communities

23/01/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Upgraded Cookernup Station open to Australind passengers

23/01/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Australind Action Plan and WA-made railcar design revealed

23/01/2020

Saffioti

Transport

New North Dandalup Station open for Australind passengers

22/01/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Construction begins for Fremantle High St upgrade

21/01/2020

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Road safety boost for towns along South Western Highway

20/01/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Hay Street Bridge height clearance to increase

18/01/2020

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government contributes $200,000 for Port Beach rock wall

18/01/2020

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government flags classic car and street rod rego discount

16/01/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government seeks builder for METRONET Morley-Ellenbrook Line’s main works contract

16/01/2020

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Environment

Register for special entertainment precincts info sessions

14/01/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Site chosen for METRONET’s Midland Station relocation

9/01/2020

Saffioti

Transport

Kurrajong tree relocated as part of Bayswater METRONET works

29/12/2019

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Police

Free Transperth travel after midnight on New Year’s Eve

20/12/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Preferred proponent chosen for METRONET Denny Avenue rail package

20/12/2019

Saffioti

Transport

MV Tricia launch celebrated with special Swan River journey

19/12/2019

Saffioti

Transport

More local connections for Bunbury Outer Ring Road

18/12/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Future redevelopment of Fremantle landmark on the horizon

18/12/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Subiaco's new planning scheme to retain character and support growth

17/12/2019

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET works to be integrated with Kwinana Freeway upgrade project

17/12/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Another METRONET project gets underway, as major contract signed

15/12/2019

McGowan; Saffioti; Tinley

Premier; Transport; Veterans Issues

Western Australia’s newest bridge named after Victoria Cross hero

15/12/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - New bridge honours Western Australian Victoria Cross recipient

14/12/2019

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Disability Services

Pia’s Place playspace captures spirit of inclusion and adventure

12/12/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Funding ramps up for boat facilities in WA communities

11/12/2019

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Environment

All aboard for the first ride on MV Tricia

11/12/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Greater diversity of housing options secured in City of Armadale

10/12/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - NorthLink WA northern section - opening date

10/12/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Historic contract signed for WA-made METRONET railcars

10/12/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New regulations to lift standards of WA towing industry

6/12/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Vision now reality with breakwater completion at Beadon Creek

2/12/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Seeking new ideas for Cockburn Station Tower

1/12/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion relief for southern suburbs gathers pace with construction commencing on $237 million bridge

26/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive Interchange taking shape

26/11/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Industry briefing on Morley-Ellenbrook Line to encourage local content

24/11/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Work starts on METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension unlocking thousands of local jobs

22/11/2019

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Environment

Reforms pave the way for WA’s first special entertainment precincts

22/11/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Master Planning underway for Subi East with major demolition milestone reached

21/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Pre-summer boat safety blitz starts this weekend

20/11/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Safety improvements for pedestrians in the northern suburbs

20/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Karnup Station project planning continues as METRONET rolls out

20/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government secures Federal funds for Lakelands Station

20/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Highway upgrades to improve safety, bust congestion and create jobs

20/11/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Infrastructure to boost jobs and bust congestion

19/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Expressions of interest called for Albany Ring Road

18/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Morley-Ellenbrook Line environmental assessment commences

15/11/2019

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Environment

The name of Perth’s new locally-built ferry revealed

14/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Great Northern Highway upgrades continue

13/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Community responds positively to boat safety consultation

11/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Construction of the Rio Tinto Iron Ore Koodaideri Road Over Rail Bridge

7/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New bus contracts to provide better job security for drivers

7/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Restrictions on movement of oversize agricultural vehicles eased

5/11/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Major milestone for Mitchell Freeway extension

1/11/2019

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Multi-language sign trial to help boost safety on key tourism routes

31/10/2019

Saffioti

Planning

South Perth development called in by Planning Minister

30/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Welshpool company awarded METRONET car park contract

29/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Construction commences for new Manning on-ramp

28/10/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - City deal to boost CBD density and economy

28/10/2019

Cook; Murray; Saffioti

Health; Seniors and Ageing; Planning

New policy to cut red tape and improve aged care planning

25/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - The only way is up for Mandurah Station multi-storey car park

23/10/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Saffioti; Tinley

Premier; Treasurer; Planning; Housing

New stimulus measure to promote infill and job growth

21/10/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Mitchell Freeway northbound widening works to commence

17/10/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Another milestone reached for Ocean Reef Marina redevelopment

16/10/2019

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Upgrade works start on Great Eastern Highway between Walgoolan and Southern Cross

15/10/2019

McGowan; Ellery; Saffioti

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

Reduction in TAFE fees paves the way for new METRONET jobs

12/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Community to have their say on recreational vessel safety review

4/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Mount Street pedestrian bridge open after $3 million refurbishment

4/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Works underway to upgrade ‘WA’s riskiest intersection’

4/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Have your say and give Transperth's new ferry an oar-some name

3/10/2019

Tinley; Saffioti

Housing; Transport

First sod turns on $2.32 billion METRONET-linked project in Brabham

2/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Onslow marine services hub a step closer

2/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Final stage of Onslow Road upgrades underway

2/10/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Coastal planning leaders awarded for innovation and commitment

2/10/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Bussell Highway dual carriageway pre-construction works begin

1/10/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Swan Valley’s iconic character to be preserved and enhanced

29/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New bridge over Mitchell Freeway to provide missing cycling link

27/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

West Coast Eagles 2018 Premiership number plates now available

26/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New legislation to significantly increase rail trespass penalties

26/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

First stop Parliament, next stop Ellenbrook

25/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

All-time high passenger satisfaction with Transperth services

25/09/2019

Tinley; Johnston; Saffioti

Housing; Energy; Planning

Innovative housing affordability experiment launches in WA

25/09/2019

Tinley; Saffioti

Housing; Transport

Ellenbrook’s newest housing project to reap benefits of METRONET

23/09/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Tender to build METRONET Bellevue railcar depot released

19/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New bus route saves patrons the walk to Manning Community Hub

19/09/2019

McGowan; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Premier; Planning; Agriculture and Food

Perth Royal Show to remain at its home in Claremont

18/09/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Strategic vision for East Wanneroo revealed

17/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Tender to remove Denny Avenue level crossing now open

17/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New locally built Transperth ferry motoring ahead

16/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Improvements to major Orrong Road intersection getting underway

14/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Roe Highway and Kalamunda Road interchange construction underway

13/09/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Bullsbrook rezoning set to support local growth and create jobs

13/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Long-serving transit officers to be awarded national medals

12/09/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Pilbara road safety improvements welcomed

12/09/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Stage 3 of Karratha-Tom Price Road construction underway

11/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Armadale Line level crossing removals a step closer as tenders released

11/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Key safety upgrades planned for Indian Ocean Drive and Brand Highway

10/09/2019

Saffioti

Planning

McGowan Government invests $4.3 million in Rivervale foreshore

10/09/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Expressions of interest called for Bunbury Outer Ring Road