Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Rita Saffioti MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

21/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

On-demand transport reform Bills to reach Parliament

20/08/2018

Saffioti

Lands

SPURonWA grants offer $100,000 to Western Australian innovators

13/08/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Disability Services

METRONET Access and Inclusion Reference Group to form

9/08/2018

Saffioti

Planning

$158 million development approved for Perth City Link

8/08/2018

Ellery; Saffioti

Education and Training; Planning

Major construction underway at Inner City College

3/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government reinstates Nollamara bus route

2/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

WA company awarded Mount Claremont bus depot tender

12/07/2018

McGowan; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Premier; Transport; Regional Development

Major upgrades to Bidyadanga Access Road underway

6/07/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Grain freight road improvements complete

6/07/2018

Saffioti; Murray; Cook

Lands; Seniors and Ageing; Health

Land made available for aged care facility in Westonia

4/07/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Disability Services

Pia’s Place, a place for everyone

4/07/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Testing begins on Matagarup Bridge

3/07/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Two METRONET projects on track to begin construction next year

29/06/2018

Saffioti; Cook

Transport; Health

End in sight for alcohol advertising on public transport

28/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

More northern suburban intersections to be upgraded

28/06/2018

Saffioti

Lands

New strata title Bill to shape sustainable communities

27/06/2018

Saffioti; Wyatt

Lands; Treasurer

McGowan Government rejects sale of Landgate

25/06/2018

Saffioti; Papalia

Transport; Tourism

Carnarvon and Monkey Mia to benefit from community airfares

25/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Westport information sessions open to the community

22/06/2018

MacTiernan; Papalia; Saffioti

Regional Development; Tourism; Transport

State Government welcomes regional WA shortlist for new Qantas pilot academy

22/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Perth’s southern suburbs job creating, congestion tackling combo fix

21/06/2018

Saffioti; Ellery

Planning; Education and Training

Green light for Subiaco’s new Inner City College

21/06/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan; Wyatt

Lands; Agriculture and Food; Aboriginal Affairs

Agreement supports Pilbara station to diversify

20/06/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Albany offers developers premium beachfront hotel opportunity

20/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti; Papalia

Premier; Planning; Tourism

New strategy set to maximise Perth Hills’ tourism potential

19/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

New regional flights to further connect the Kimberley

19/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Duty exemption for FIRS heavy vehicle transfers

17/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET extension to Byford reaches new milestone

16/06/2018

Saffioti

Planning

New community with aged care announced for Champion Lakes

15/06/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti; Dawson

Regional Development; Lands; Environment

WA pastoralists in the box seat for carbon farming

14/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Design revealed for Denny Avenue METRONET level crossing removal

12/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - New bridge raises the tone in WA’s South West

12/06/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Big brand hotel chains respond to Middleton Beach opportunity

11/06/2018

Saffioti; Papalia

Transport; Tourism

Burswood Jetty to support new stadium ferry service

8/06/2018

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Lands

Pastoral lands reform - Encouraging investment and ecological sustainability

8/06/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Swan Valley planning framework review released for comment

6/06/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Planning; Environment

Further protections for Beeliar Wetlands

6/06/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Lands; Regional Development

Goldfields land to be activated for lithium facility

4/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti; Papalia

Premier; Planning; Tourism

Funding boost to help Araluen tourism bloom

3/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning; Lands

New jobs on the horizon with green light for industrial estate

1/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Reid Highway duplication progresses, possible extra bridge sought

1/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Planning

Woodside’s jobs portal to secure work for Karratha locals

31/05/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Tender released for key element of Bunbury Waterfront project

29/05/2018

Saffioti

Planning

State Government offers help to protect historic Duffy House

28/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Upgrades to infamous Balcatta T-junction paves the way for a smoother run

25/05/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Green Paper first step to a modern planning system

24/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Trains to service Perth Stadium Station all day on weekends

24/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Tougher penalties proposed for rail trespassers

23/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Opening in sight for the WA-made Matagarup Bridge

21/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Mount Claremont bus depot tender released

21/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Tunnel boring machines reach Airport Central Station as Forrestfield-Airport Link construction speeds ahead

18/05/2018

Saffioti

Planning

East Wanneroo land earmarked for future development

16/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Funding ramped up for boating facilities

16/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Budget takes cycling investment up a gear

15/05/2018

McGowan; Tinley; Saffioti

Premier; Housing; Transport; Planning

WA’s biggest urban infill developments to deliver major jobs boost

11/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Key McGowan Government road commitment one step closer

11/05/2018

Papalia; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Tourism; Transport; Regional Development

Taskforce to investigate Western Australian pilot training school

10/05/2018

McGowan; Tinley; Saffioti

Premier; Housing; Planning

$394 million METRONET housing package will boost jobs and enhance liveability

10/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

State Budget to transform WA's roads and create jobs

10/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

METRONET Budget includes WA's biggest ever rail investment

10/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET Bill to enshrine rail commitment in legislation

6/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Further widening works planned for freeway transformation

4/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Transport Minister inspects Cape Leveque Road progress

4/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Securing new leases for Fremantle Ports’ container terminals

2/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Wanneroo Road congestion relief is on the way

1/05/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Proposed Ascot development halted

29/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Claremont Station upgrade to support METRONET frequency boost

27/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Biggest Matagarup Bridge arch being raised today

27/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Minister welcomes additional Bunbury Outer Ring Road funds

26/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Telecommunications tower moved to make way for Ellenbrook Station

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