Media Statements

For Portfolio: Planning

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

7/07/2020

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Contractor sought for major works package in Perth’s eastern suburbs

25/06/2020

Saffioti

Planning

New plan for Bayswater Town Centre sets vision for growth

24/06/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

McGowan Government negotiates historic planning reforms through Parliament

12/06/2020

Ellery; Saffioti

Education and Training; Planning

Multi-million dollar revamp for Kiara College

10/06/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Local contractor to deliver phase one Stephenson Avenue Extension

5/06/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Local councils encouraged to fast-track community improvement projects

4/06/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Iconic Subiaco Oval opens gates to the community

28/05/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Historic planning reforms pass Legislative Assembly after late night sitting

26/05/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Community views to help shape plan for Cape Peron’s future

25/05/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Government seeks architect to shape future development vision

24/05/2020

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint Federal media statement - Leach Hwy and Welshpool Rd intersection upgrades a step closer

20/05/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Major planning reforms to drive economic recovery

12/05/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Preferred proponent announced to build congestion-busting Tonkin Gap project

8/05/2020

Saffioti

Planning; Transport

Joint media statement - Preferred builder for Mandurah Station multi-storey car park

28/04/2020

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Mitchell Freeway extension to Alkimos shifts into high gear

28/04/2020

Ellery; Saffioti

Education and Training; Planning

New-look Subiaco Oval ready for students return to school

22/04/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Planning reform delivers robust Development Assessment Panels

19/04/2020

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Murdoch Drive Connection opens to traffic

11/04/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Minister issues exemption notice for local planning approvals

3/04/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Planning changes support COVID-19 response and recovery

20/03/2020

Saffioti; Wyatt

Planning; Treasurer

Amara City Gardens Booragoon development another step closer

19/03/2020

Saffioti

Planning

New METRONET precincts to unlock potential of Perth’s east

11/03/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Planning scheme amendment paves way for local jobs in Peel region

5/03/2020

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Applications sought from coastal champions for Government grants

21/02/2020

Saffioti

Planning

State’s Government Architect term concludes

12/02/2020

Saffioti

Planning

McGowan Government responds to short-stay accommodation inquiry

3/02/2020

Saffioti

Planning

South Perth Civic Heart development approved by Minister

3/02/2020

Saffioti

Planning

EOI issued for demolition of Princess Margaret Hospital

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

16/01/2020

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Environment

Register for special entertainment precincts info sessions

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

14/12/2019

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Disability Services

Pia’s Place playspace captures spirit of inclusion and adventure

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

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

31/10/2019

Saffioti

Planning

South Perth development called in by Planning Minister

28/10/2019

Cook; Murray; Saffioti

Health; Seniors and Ageing; Planning

New policy to cut red tape and improve aged care planning

23/10/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Saffioti; Tinley

Premier; Treasurer; Planning; Housing

New stimulus measure to promote infill and job growth

17/10/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Another milestone reached for Ocean Reef Marina redevelopment

2/10/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Coastal planning leaders awarded for innovation and commitment

1/10/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Swan Valley’s iconic character to be preserved and enhanced

25/09/2019

Tinley; Johnston; Saffioti

Housing; Energy; Planning

Innovative housing affordability experiment launches in WA

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

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

10/09/2019

Saffioti

Planning

McGowan Government invests $4.3 million in Rivervale foreshore

6/09/2019

Saffioti

Planning

New policy balances freight corridors and community amenity needs

3/09/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Collaboration the focus of National Planning Minister’s Forum

30/08/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Community input sought for Pickering Brook and surrounds plan

29/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

New Hamilton Street Bridge now open to traffic

29/08/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

McGowan Government brings Subi East revitalisation a step closer

28/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Protection of Beeliar wetlands a step closer to becoming law

17/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - NorthLink WA central section completed, slashing Ellenbrook travel times

13/08/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Planning Reform Action Plan to simplify and modernise the system

5/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

$1.5 million allocated towards coastal projects across WA

5/08/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Premier calls for Commonwealth support to manage coastal erosion

30/07/2019

Saffioti; Logan

Planning; Emergency Services

New action plan to fix bushfire inconsistencies

4/07/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Revised developer contribution policy to improve infrastructure delivery

2/07/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Congestion busting relief for Perth’s eastern suburbs one step closer

24/06/2019

McGowan; Wyatt; Saffioti

Premier; Lands; Planning

Community invited to farewell Subiaco Oval

15/06/2019

Saffioti

Planning

North Perth Common ready to activate Fitzgerald Street

4/06/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Small lots policy big on innovation and affordability

3/06/2019

Saffioti

Planning

New METRONET East Redevelopment Area to help create vibrant centres

31/05/2019

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Environment

Planning guidance to help communities cash in on recycling

24/05/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Expert panel to oversee design quality of new major developments

23/05/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Internet infrastructure set to keep pace with new developments

17/05/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Coastal awards recognise environmental planning excellence

14/05/2019

Saffioti

Planning

WA company awarded Subiaco grandstand demolition contract

6/05/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Planning

New job-creating development set for Elizabeth Quay

30/04/2019

Saffioti

Planning

McGowan Government stops Liberal and Nationals plan to hit Peel and Greater Bunbury with new tax

12/04/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Mandogalup Improvement Plan No. 47 paves way for future development

12/04/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Final approval of Nedlands planning scheme complete

9/04/2019

Tinley; Saffioti

Housing; Planning

Affordable apartments will complement Bayswater METRONET

22/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - WA’s biggest free-flowing freeway-to-freeway interchange opens

20/03/2019

Saffioti; Wyatt

Planning; Aboriginal Affairs

Yagan Square celebrates Bunuru with free community event

12/03/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Wanju and Waterloo plans re-released for public comment

10/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Congestion solutions for Perth’s north-east underway

3/03/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Yagan Square celebrates first birthday

21/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

$1.6m available for coastal management projects

18/02/2019

Saffioti

Planning

New rules to enforce better apartment quality and open space

12/02/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Approval paves way for more diverse housing in City of Fremantle

5/02/2019

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Ports; Planning

Steering group to drive Victoria Quay waterfront plans

3/02/2019

Saffioti

Planning

New Chevron tower to create more jobs for WA economy

2/02/2019

Saffioti

Planning

New concept images unveiled for Subiaco Oval and PMH

1/02/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Historical Duffy House in Perth's north closer to being restored

1/02/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Pia’s Place playground construction swings into action

30/01/2019

Saffioti

Planning

Nedlands local planning scheme to strike the right balance

13/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Construction starts on Perth's first Smart Freeway

20/12/2018

Murray; Saffioti; Ellery

Sport and Recreation; Planning; Education and Training

Tuart College set to become the home for WAFC

4/12/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Bayswater rezoning secures bird sanctuary’s future

30/11/2018

Saffioti

Planning

East Fremantle amendment proposes height limit at Royal George Hotel site

28/11/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Experts sought for WA State Design Review Panel

7/11/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Planning; Environment

Beeliar wetlands to be preserved for future generations

19/10/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Henley Brook rezoning approved

17/10/2018

Saffioti

Planning

Minister supports Parliamentary inquiry into short-stay accommodation

9/10/2018

Saffioti

Planning

East Wanneroo rezoning gives landowners certainty