Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Rita Saffioti MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

8/11/2017

Roberts; Saffioti

Road Safety; Transport

McGowan Government takes decisive action on Indian Ocean Drive

3/11/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Community input sought for new Subi East planning framework

3/11/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Planning approval for events hub in Perth CBD

2/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Major reform to on-demand transport industry a step closer

1/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Industry invited to express interest in northern Perth interchange upgrade

31/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Major milestone as Wheatstone exports begin

31/10/2017

Saffioti

Lands

Development opportunities to boost WA economy and jobs

31/10/2017

Saffioti; Murray

Lands; Seniors and Ageing

Collie's ValleyView Residence upgrades one step closer

30/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Tenderers shortlisted to deliver a free flowing Mitchell Freeway

29/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

New piazza opens at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour

27/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Local Capability Fund to assist local businesses to access METRONET work

26/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

New Lord Street project works underway

26/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government progresses Ellenbrook METRONET

25/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Roundabout planned for busy North West Coastal Highway junction

24/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Tunnel boring machine Sandy begins its journey at Forrestfield

23/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Revitalisation of North Perth underway

20/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Onslow Marine Support Base a boost to local economy

19/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Community feedback sought on new METRONET station

19/10/2017

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Lands

Pastoral lands reform process underway

18/10/2017

Cook; Saffioti

Health; Planning

Work begins on WA's first Medihotel

15/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Swan River Pedestrian Bridge work underway

13/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Ellenbrook METRONET line bolstered by Federal Labor commitment

11/10/2017

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Agriculture and Food; Lands

Pastoral lands report highlights need for sustainability

11/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Regional Road Safety package for WA roads

9/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

$1.7 million in regional airport funding up for grabs

9/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

New driver test process strengthened

8/10/2017

McGowan; Papalia; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism; Transport; Regional Development

McGowan Government lures cruise ships and jobs back to WA

6/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion relief on the way for Wanneroo Road

4/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

METRONET railcar strategy to maximise local jobs

29/09/2017

Saffioti; Wyatt

Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Milestone Kariyarra native title agreement reached

29/09/2017

Saffioti

Mines and Petroleum

Boom in jobs and activity for WA's resources sector

28/09/2017

Saffioti

Mines and Petroleum

Safety under the spotlight for resources sector awards

20/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Local F1 star opens Motor Museum of WA extension

20/09/2017

Roberts; Saffioti

Police; Road Safety; Transport

$17.2 million for Toodyay Road safety improvements

19/09/2017

Murray; McGurk; Saffioti; Papalia

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests; Transport; Tourism

Fremantle Dockers AFLW game confirmed for Perth Stadium

16/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

A major boost for freight on rail

15/09/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Swan Valley review to shape region's future

14/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Upgrade planned for Two Rocks Marina

13/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Road and rail noise focus of revised planning policy

12/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Lands

New taskforce to deliver Outer Harbour vision

11/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

City and country public transport users happy with service

8/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Lands

Bunbury roads, rail and revitalisation in State Budget

8/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Innovative transformation of ticketing system for METRONET

8/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET construction briefing

8/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

State Budget delivers $780 million congestion-busting boost to the northern suburbs

8/09/2017

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Transport

State Budget a boon for Broome boaties

7/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

$32 million Rail Future Fund investment for train to Bunbury

7/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

$60 million for Stephenson Avenue contribution in State Budget

7/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Future-proofing Perth’s rail network with automatic train control

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

Roads budget provides boost to the regions

7/09/2017

Ellery; Saffioti; Wyatt

Education and Training; Planning; Treasurer

Inner City College vision moves closer to reality

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

Record road funding to reduce congestion and boost jobs

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

METRONET well underway with major funding injection

5/09/2017

Saffioti

Lands

SPURonWA grants offered to WA innovators for location-based ideas

4/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Major boost to cycling for the future

3/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Lands

Ocean Reef Marina transformation set to get underway

1/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Bike boulevard boosts cycling opportunities for Bayswater

31/08/2017

Saffioti

Lands

Funding to help activate Middleton Beach redevelopment

29/08/2017

Saffioti

Planning

2017 Coastal Award winners announced

29/08/2017

Saffioti; Murray

Transport; Sport and Recreation

State Government to allow full capacity for Ed Sheeran concerts

25/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Amalgamation of former Albany, Bunbury and Esperance ports to be reviewed

24/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Geraldton runway renewal ready for take off

22/08/2017

McGowan; Templeman; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Culture and the Arts; Planning

Cultural industries consortium to focus on job creation

21/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Margaret River Perimeter Road Stage Two

21/08/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

METRONET progress on track

17/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Greenwood Station platform shelter extended

16/08/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Local jobs created for METRONET tunnel segments

12/08/2017

Saffioti

Lands

New Surveyor General for Western Australia

11/08/2017

Saffioti; Cook

Lands; Health

Former Woodside Maternity Hospital sale to assist in budget repair

9/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

New bus service between Ellenbrook and Whitfords

8/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Transformation of Perth’s freeways under way

8/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Commuters to benefit from smart technology

6/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Marmion Avenue to be widened to Yanchep

5/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

WA company to build Swan River Pedestrian Bridge

3/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Lands

New Parliamentary Secretary sworn in

3/08/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Traffic moves freely on the new Mitchell Freeway extension

30/07/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Tunnelling begins for rail link to airport and foothills

29/07/2017

Saffioti

Lands

Roadworks pave the way for Albany Middleton Beach development

26/07/2017

Saffioti

Planning

State Government support for WA coastal planning projects

29/06/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Kiara College to retain farm school land

27/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Funds allocated for coastal protection

27/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Tunnel boring machine competition winners announced

25/06/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Local jobs boost with new approach for Swan River Pedestrian Bridge

24/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Charles Street bus bridge to open on Sunday

23/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Greater training required for new drivers

22/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Port fees to assist with Budget repair task

18/06/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - METRONET team to design Belmont Station precinct

16/06/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Initial test results back from Whiteman Park water