Media Statements

From the Office of the Hon Rita Saffioti MLA

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

18/02/2018

Saffioti

Planning

New heart of the city on track to open next month

18/02/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnel to Airport Central on track

16/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Sustainable coastal management grants open

15/02/2018

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Aboriginal Affairs

Government creating Aboriginal job opportunities

14/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport

New Phillips River Bridge open following flood

9/02/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Mandogalup land issues addressed

9/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Design tender for future rail operations control centre released

7/02/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning; Lands

McGowan Government establishes Bunbury Development Committee

2/02/2018

Saffioti; Wyatt

Lands; Treasurer

Commercial advisor to assist the Landgate scoping study

1/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Written-off vehicle reform aimed at protecting WA motorists

31/01/2018

Saffioti

Lands

Middleton Beach roadworks complete, hotel operator now sought

31/01/2018

Saffioti; Ellery

Planning; Lands; Education and Training

Groundbreaking agreement next step for Subiaco Oval

31/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Bridge in Belhus to receive major upgrade

24/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

First locally built Matagarup Bridge segment arrives to site

23/01/2018

Saffioti; Murray

Transport; Sport and Recreation

Full capacity crowd approved for Scorchers home final

23/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Westport project director appointed to navigate Outer Harbour plan

22/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion relief for Murdoch precinct another step closer

17/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Grants to give bike riding a go

17/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

NorthLink WA southern and central section progressing

16/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

First public feedback for Morley-Ellenbrook METRONET sought

10/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Future of Geraldton Port to be mapped out

9/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Exmouth Boat Harbour upgrade officially opened

8/01/2018

Papalia; Saffioti

Tourism; Racing and Gaming; Small Business; Planning

Small businesses to help Yagan Square thrive

23/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Optus Stadium transport a Game Changer

22/12/2017

Saffioti

Planning; Lands

Common MRA-LandCorp board members announced

21/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Subsidy increased to increase freight on rail

20/12/2017

Saffioti; Wyatt

Lands; Treasurer

Government scoping study to investigate Landgate options

15/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

New Mandurah Traffic Bridge opened in time for holiday travellers

14/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Opportunity to shape the approach to plan for Outer Harbour

14/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

$2 million grant for Mindarie-Burns Beach dual use path

11/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET team gauges industry capability

11/12/2017

McGowan; Ellery; Saffioti

Premier; Education and Training; Planning

Vision of Inner City College helps bring grand plans to life

7/12/2017

Saffioti

Planning

New public space and link between CBD and Northbridge

5/12/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Whiteman Park celebrates International Volunteer Day 2017

4/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET station to be named Redcliffe

3/12/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Saffioti

Premier; Regional Development; Transport

$14 million Kalgoorlie-Boulder road upgrade design takes shape

2/12/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Murray

Premier; Transport; Sport and Recreation

Perth Stadium Station now complete

1/12/2017

Saffioti

Planning

Scarborough redevelopment steaming towards summer

30/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Funding available for public boating infrastructure

29/11/2017

Saffioti; Kelly

Transport; Innovation and ICT

Perth one of three cities in the world to trial new driverless cars

29/11/2017

Saffioti; Kelly

Lands; Innovation and ICT

Western Australian innovators receive SPURonWA grants for location-based projects

26/11/2017

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Aboriginal Affairs

Matagarup Bridge a permanent tribute to traditional owners

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