Media Statements

For Portfolio: Planning

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

2/12/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Redevelopment of Redcliffe Station Precinct a step closer

11/11/2022

Saffioti; McGurk

Planning; Community Services

Position statement on improving development of childcare centres

9/11/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Government announces changes to Market-led Proposal policy

9/11/2022

McGowan; Templeman; Saffioti

Premier; Culture and the Arts; Planning

Film and TV studio a step closer for Malaga METRONET station precinct

26/10/2022

Saffioti; Carey

Planning; Lands

First lot release marks new chapter for Subiaco Oval

18/10/2022

Saffioti; Carey

Planning; Lands

End of an era with Princess Margaret Hospital demolition complete

14/10/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Bush Forever - 21 years of keeping bush in the city

21/09/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Northbridge homeless centre receives planning approval

21/09/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Potential for up to 76,000 new homes with resolution of Planning Investigation Areas

21/09/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Bold program of planning reforms continue to streamline process

20/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Ports

Recognition for outstanding coastal care and conservation

5/09/2022

Saffioti

Planning; Transport

Grants lock in almost $4 million in coastal conservation projects

30/08/2022

Carey; Saffioti

Housing; Lands; Planning

Expressions of interest open for nine housing development sites

21/08/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning; Ports

Final concept design for Swan River crossing released

16/08/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning; Ports

All aboard: date set for opening of METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link

14/07/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning; Ports

Joint media statement - Expressions of Interest called for Mandurah Estuary Bridge Duplication Project

13/07/2022

McGowan; Carey; Saffioti

Premier; Housing; Planning

New Keystart loan to support urban infill goals and boost home ownership

11/07/2022

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Ports

Joint media statement - Trinity Shared Path Project in East Perth completed

20/06/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Surf park vision for Perth a step closer with lease agreement signed

19/06/2022

Saffioti; Templeman

Planning; Sport and Recreation

Work underway on new Sandover Medal Walk at Subiaco Oval

14/06/2022

Saffioti; Templeman

Planning; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Stand down: WACA makes way for all-abilities playground

12/05/2022

McGowan; Saffioti; Carey

Premier; Treasurer; Planning; Housing

Tax reform and incentives to deliver a housing supply boost

10/05/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Bill before Parliament to reopen significant development pathway

5/05/2022

Saffioti

Planning

2022 Coastal Awards recognise the importance of WA coastlines

3/05/2022

Saffioti

Planning

New structure plan for Muchea to support industry and growth

8/04/2022

Saffioti; Carey

Planning; Lands

Guidelines set for Bayswater’s transformation

31/03/2022

Saffioti; Carey

Planning; Lands

$17.3 million settlement for Landgate building secures future of public sector in Midland

21/03/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Caledonian Avenue level crossing to close on April 15

18/03/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Subi East recognised as world leader in sustainable community development

18/03/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Major initiatives to progress phase two of planning reform

17/03/2022

Saffioti; Templeman

Transport; Planning; Ports; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Iconic WACA Ground light towers to be upgraded and beaming colour

17/03/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Major boost for the Perth City Deal

10/03/2022

Saffioti; Templeman

Transport; Planning; Ports; Culture and the Arts

Joint media statement - Architect named for Perth Concert Hall redevelopment

9/03/2022

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint Media Statement - Work on final section of Albany Ring Road underway

28/02/2022

Saffioti; Cook; MacTiernan

Planning; Tourism; Agriculture and Food

Draft report for Pickering Brook and Surrounds released for comment

18/02/2022

Carey; Saffioti

Housing; Lands; Planning

Housing Diversity Pipeline to boost social housing and support jobs

14/02/2022

Saffioti

Planning

$4 million of grants now available to protect WA coastline

8/02/2022

Saffioti; Templeman; Carey; Buti

Planning; Heritage; Lands; Aboriginal Affairs

Anthony Kannis appointed Director General of the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage

31/01/2022

Saffioti

Planning

Dark skies the limit for stargazers with new position statement released

24/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Construction underway on new Hotham River Bridge

18/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Industry engagement to ensure freight and supply keep moving

22/12/2021

Buti; Carey; Saffioti

Finance; Lands; Planning

Landgate building revamp to bring more workers and vibrancy to Midland

15/12/2021

Saffioti

Planning

The Oval Precinct works at Subi East to commence in January

6/12/2021

Saffioti; Carey

Planning; Local Government

New policy to guide the management of short-term accommodation

3/12/2021

Saffioti; Punch

Planning; Disability Services

New train carriage at Whiteman Park caters for wheelchair users

2/12/2021

Saffioti

Planning

Point Grey Marina plan jettisoned in wake of amendment

1/11/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Stephenson Avenue Extension Phase 2 contract awarded

29/10/2021

Saffioti

Planning

New committee appointed to guide future planning for Swan Valley

13/10/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

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

12/09/2021

Saffioti; Buti

Planning; Transport; Lands; Sport and Recreation

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

9/09/2021

McGowan; Buti; Saffioti

Premier; Finance; Planning

Transfer duty rebate extended to support homebuyers and local jobs

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

18/08/2021

Saffioti

Planning

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

15/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning; Ports; Transport

Joint media statement - ECU City campus designs unveiled

10/08/2021

Saffioti

Planning

Water planning policies streamlined in latest reform measure

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

5/08/2021

Saffioti

Planning

McGowan Government permanently protects Beeliar Wetlands

4/08/2021

Saffioti

Planning

Experts sought as State Design Review Panel enters second term

6/07/2021

Buti; Saffioti

Lands; Planning

WA's newest land tenure unlocking opportunities for property sector

25/06/2021

Saffioti

Planning

Community members invited to help guide Swan Valley future

24/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

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

13/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Ports

Future planning of Fremantle underway with Westport

9/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

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

2/06/2021

Saffioti

Planning

Medium density policy proceeds to next stage of development

28/05/2021

Saffioti; Carey

Planning; Local Government

Phase two of planning reform to continue transformation of system

27/05/2021

Saffioti; Buti

Planning; Lands

METRONET East Redevelopment Scheme sets vision for vibrant station precincts

12/05/2021

Saffioti; Buti; Sanderson

Transport; Planning; Lands; Environment

McGowan Government to permanently protect Beeliar Wetlands

11/05/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Quinns Beach groyne upgrade completed in time for winter

30/04/2021

Saffioti

Planning

Fair policy reform delivers funding for community infrastructure

6/04/2021

Templeman; Saffioti

Heritage; Planning

Heritage specialists awarded contract for Ascot Kilns conservation

29/03/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Major demolition works start at former Princess Margaret Hospital site

25/03/2021

Saffioti; Buti

Planning; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Final designs revealed for WACA Ground transformation in East Perth

2/02/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Contract awarded for road gateway in Perth’s eastern suburbs

29/01/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Biggest ever South-West road project now underway, unlocking thousands of local jobs

20/01/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

$4 million of grants available for coastal planning and management

14/01/2021

Saffioti

Planning

Public realm plans for first Subi East neighbourhood open for comment

23/12/2020

Cook; Saffioti; Murray

Health; Planning; Seniors and Ageing

McGowan Government cuts red tape, making aged care more available

18/12/2020

Saffioti

Planning

New planning regulations streamline system and cut red tape

17/12/2020

Saffioti

Planning

New Design WA policy guides development of local precincts

10/12/2020

Saffioti

Planning

New development standards for City of Joondalup infill areas

4/12/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Swan Valley Planning Bill passes Parliament protecting region

4/12/2020

Saffioti

Planning

New East Wanneroo plan sets 50-year vision for strategic growth

2/12/2020

Saffioti; Templeman

Planning; Heritage

Call for expert team to rekindle historic Ascot Kilns

27/11/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Medium density policy to create more diverse housing opportunities

26/11/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Minister makes call on Broome planning proposal

20/11/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Pickering Brook’s future planning blueprint report endorsed

16/11/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Edith Cowan University seeking lead architect and lead design engineers for multi-million-dollar city campus

16/11/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Industrial park to create jobs and spur growth north of Perth

6/11/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning

Approval marks significant milestone for planning reform

5/11/2020

Saffioti

Planning

New subdivision policy plans for connected communities

30/10/2020

Saffioti

Planning

New planning policy to guide development of activity centres

28/10/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Master plan finalised for landmark Subi East redevelopment

27/10/2020

McGowan; Wyatt; Saffioti

Premier; Lands; Planning

Iconic City development to create thousands of jobs

19/10/2020

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Coolgardie-Esperance Highway set for $52 million upgrade

14/10/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Draft planning scheme for Swan Valley released for public comment

3/10/2020

Saffioti

Planning

Time capsule offers Western Australians opportunity to farewell PMH

23/09/2020

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - $175 million Albany Ring Road unlocks local jobs as construction gets underway

20/09/2020

McGowan; Saffioti; Ellery

Premier; Transport; Planning; Education and Training

Opportunities abound for Mount Lawley Senior High School