Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Rita Saffioti MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

22/10/2021

Saffioti

Ports

$29 million contract awarded to increase resilience of Nelson Point Tug Haven

22/10/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Kiosk vendors wanted for new METRONET Airport Line stations

21/10/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Transperth’s first electric bus getting ready for Joondalup trial

20/10/2021

Saffioti

Transport

New Aboriginal employment targets for transport infrastructure program

19/10/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Community to have say on bus services to Airport Line stations

15/10/2021

Saffioti

Transport

State Government releases response to Regional Roadworks Signage Review

13/10/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Locally made beams installed on first new bridge over Railway Parade

13/10/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - First images of METRONET Whiteman Park Station unveiled

12/10/2021

Saffioti

Transport

New stronger safety equipment laws to save lives on the water

30/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Procurement for METRONET High Capacity Signalling project begins

28/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

WA Bike Month grants to boost community events across the State

24/09/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Mandatory vaccination of ‘at risk’ transport, freight and logistics workers to be in force late next month

24/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Perth-Fremantle Principal Shared Path extension opens

24/09/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Drummond Cove stabilisation and protection works complete

22/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Southern suburbs commuters encouraged to plan ahead

22/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Planning underway on Airport Line connecting bus and train services

22/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Ports

$13.5 million for marine science program to protect Cockburn Sound

22/09/2021

Cook; Saffioti

Health; Ports

COVID-19 vaccination to become mandatory for Western Australian ‘at risk’ port workers

21/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion relief for Perth’s east as Roe Highway and Kalamunda Road Interchange completed

20/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Perth preparing for historic AFL Grand Final at Optus Stadium

16/09/2021

Cook; Saffioti

Health; Transport

Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing program extended to taxi and ride share drivers

15/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Contract awarded for boat ramp at Onslow Community Boating Precinct

14/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Robinson Road level crossing to close to facilitate Bellevue depot

12/09/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Golden ticket to ride with public transport competition launched

12/09/2021

Saffioti; Buti

Planning; Transport; Lands; Sport and Recreation

Surf’s up as proponent chosen to deliver Cockburn Wave Park

10/09/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government to duplicate Mandurah Estuary Bridge

10/09/2021

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Transport

State Budget funding boost for Carnarvon's One Mile Jetty

9/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government delivers $4.5 billion for regional roads

9/09/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government delivering $11.7 billion for WA roads

9/09/2021

McGowan; Buti; Saffioti

Premier; Finance; Planning

Transfer duty rebate extended to support homebuyers and local jobs

9/09/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

15 METRONET projects planned, under construction or completed

8/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Rail trespass legislation reintroduced to Parliament

7/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Regional Roadworks Signage Review handed to State Government

2/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

New Purple CAT bus to link the city with UWA, Perth Children’s Hospital and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

2/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

More than $27 million allocated to fix black spots on WA roads

1/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Albany Ring Road Phase 2 designs unveiled following community feedback

1/09/2021

Whitby; Saffioti

Racing And Gaming; Transport

New shared pathway puts Burswood Park development on the right track

31/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government welcomes Commonwealth driver’s licence program

31/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Work well underway on new Redcliffe Bridge

31/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Ports

McGowan Government welcomes $12.4m BHP contribution to Spoilbank Marina

27/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Improved Tonkin Highway-Hale Road designs unveiled following community feedback

27/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Kwinana Beach Road upgrade to improve heavy vehicle access

27/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

$5 million program to revegetate Wheatbelt and support local jobs

26/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Your Move Connecting Schools Grants get WA students moving

25/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Funding in State Budget for new METRONET operations control centre

25/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - METRONET Midland Station a step closer with preferred proponent chosen

25/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Closure of Caledonian Avenue Level Crossing

24/08/2021

Ellery; Saffioti

Education and Training; Transport

Truckies benefit from regional expansion of McGowan Government program

24/08/2021

McGowan; Cook; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

McGowan Government welcomes BHP train driver training program

24/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - First stage of Hedland road-rail safety improvements underway

24/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Design phase begins for Swan River Crossings Project

23/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

TBM “Jana” joins the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link Project

23/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

$18.5 million for program to fight erosion and protect coastline

19/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti; Buti

Premier; Planning; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Perth City Deal’s WACA upgrade underway

19/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Upgrades on the way for Wanneroo Road and Morley Drive intersection

18/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Regional school bus services referred to Parliamentary committee

18/08/2021

Saffioti

Planning

District structure plan setting long-term vision for East Wanneroo complete

17/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Ports

Industry briefing to kick start next phase of Westport project

17/08/2021

Saffioti; Ellery

Transport; Education and Training

$4.9 million to help young people in regional WA get their driver’s licence

16/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

First flight between Derby and Broome takes to the skies

15/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning; Ports; Transport

Joint media statement - ECU City campus designs unveiled

13/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - $100 million investment to help save lives on Western Australian roads

11/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

$14 million to upgrade jetties at Hillarys and Fremantle boat harbours

10/08/2021

Saffioti

Planning

Water planning policies streamlined in latest reform measure

9/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Community to have say on new Woodman Point Ammo Jetty design

6/08/2021

Saffioti

Planning

New laws take effect to protect Swan Valley’s future

6/08/2021

Saffioti

Planning

Future of Fremantle committees seek community representatives

6/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Upgrades to remove notorious Karel Avenue bottleneck now complete

6/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo now flies from top of Cockburn Central Station tower

5/08/2021

Saffioti

Planning

McGowan Government permanently protects Beeliar Wetlands

4/08/2021

McGowan; Cook; Saffioti; Sanderson

Premier; Health; Transport; Environment

Children’s Hospital Kids’ (Koolangka) Bridge now open

4/08/2021

Saffioti

Planning

Experts sought as State Design Review Panel enters second term

2/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Community informs alignment for Swan River Crossings project

1/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Ground breaks on latest METRONET project, Lakelands Station

27/07/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Highway upgrades kick off supporting local jobs and improving safety

27/07/2021

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Contract awarded for new pens at Carnarvon Boat Harbour

26/07/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government transforming southern suburbs transport network

23/07/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Ground breaks on first development approved under historic planning reforms

22/07/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Regional residents encouraged to have their say about flights

22/07/2021

Saffioti

Transport

$1.5 million widening of Castletown Beach on track for completion

18/07/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Bye bye boom gates: elevated rail to remove level crossings

16/07/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Track laying complete on METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link

14/07/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Safe path network on track for Broome community

14/07/2021

Saffioti

Transport

$330 million of road projects underway across the Kimberley

14/07/2021

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government delivering for Kimberley aviation

11/07/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Creative names sought for METRONET micro tunnel boring machine

6/07/2021

Buti; Saffioti

Lands; Planning

WA's newest land tenure unlocking opportunities for property sector

25/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Freight and Logistics Council of WA welcomes new Chair

25/06/2021

Saffioti

Planning

Community members invited to help guide Swan Valley future

25/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport

$1.5 million in grants available to improve public boating infrastructure

24/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Wheels up on Derby to Broome flights from August

24/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport

$14 million of improvements to heavy vehicle rest areas across WA

24/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Rottnest Island among 54 recipients to share in $4m coastal grants

24/06/2021

Saffioti; Sanderson

Transport; Environment

Roads to Reuse initiative paves way to success

17/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government’s South Coast Highway upgrades nearing completion

15/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government rolling out solar panels on train and bus stations

13/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Ports

Future planning of Fremantle underway with Westport

11/06/2021

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Safety risk forces partial demolition of cyclone damaged One Mile Jetty

9/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Edith Cowan University awards five major contracts in multi-million-dollar Perth City Deal milestone

8/06/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Construction underway to fix one of WA’s most dangerous intersections