Media Statements

For Portfolio: Ports

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

28/10/2022

Saffioti

Ports

Westport takes step forward with major contract awarded

24/10/2022

Saffioti

Ports

Mid West Ports Authority appoints Port Maximisation Project tender

20/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Ports

Recognition for outstanding coastal care and conservation

28/08/2022

Cook; Saffioti

Tourism; Ports

WA gets ready to welcome back big ship cruising

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

28/07/2022

Saffioti

Ports

Joint study in the Pilbara assesses future of ammonia bunkering

14/07/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning; Ports

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

11/07/2022

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Ports

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

13/05/2022

Saffioti

Ports

$332 million investment to optimise growth at Geraldton Port

12/05/2022

Saffioti

Ports

McGowan Government boosting trade and jobs with port projects

9/05/2022

Saffioti

Ports

Investing in Bunbury and Esperance Ports to drive trade

29/04/2022

Saffioti

Ports

Pilbara businesses set to benefit from new dredging contract

29/04/2022

Saffioti

Ports

Works commence on safe haven for tugs

29/04/2022

Saffioti

Ports

$78 million jobs boost with major investment at Port of Port Hedland

28/04/2022

Saffioti

Transport; Ports

Fitzroy Crossing runway renewal a boost for the region

29/03/2022

Saffioti

Ports

New Mid West Ports Authority CEO appointed

29/03/2022

Saffioti

Transport; Ports

Next step for Westport with Anketell-Thomas Road concept released

23/03/2022

Saffioti; Cook

Ports; State Development, Jobs and Trade

Plans progress to build new wharf at Port of Dampier

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

10/03/2022

Saffioti; Templeman

Transport; Planning; Ports; Culture and the Arts

Joint media statement - Architect named for Perth Concert Hall redevelopment

5/03/2022

Saffioti; Cook

Transport; Ports; State Development, Jobs and Trade

New taskforce to examine Western Australian shipping industry

3/02/2022

Cook; Saffioti; Kelly; MacTiernan

State Development, Jobs and Trade; Ports; Water; Regional Development

Landmark $255 million Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility investment in Pilbara urea project

1/02/2022

Saffioti

Ports

Port of Port Hedland development plan reviewed to maximise exports

23/12/2021

Saffioti

Ports

Next stage for Spoilbank Marina underway with $10.6 million contract

8/12/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Ports

Victoria Quay transformation underway with Gage Roads Freo

22/10/2021

Saffioti

Ports

$29 million contract awarded to increase resilience of Nelson Point Tug Haven

22/09/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Ports

$13.5 million for marine science program to protect Cockburn Sound

22/09/2021

Cook; Saffioti

Health; Ports

COVID-19 vaccination to become mandatory for Western Australian ‘at risk’ port workers

31/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Ports

McGowan Government welcomes $12.4m BHP contribution to Spoilbank Marina

17/08/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Ports

Industry briefing to kick start next phase of Westport project

15/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Planning; Ports; Transport

Joint media statement - ECU City campus designs unveiled

13/06/2021

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Ports

Future planning of Fremantle underway with Westport

4/06/2021

Saffioti

Ports

Seafarers set for a new fit-for-purpose centre in Port Hedland

3/06/2021

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Ports; Regional Development

Ground-breaking construction kicks off at Spoilbank Marina

3/05/2021

Saffioti

Ports

New Fremantle Ports Chief Executive Officer appointed

21/01/2021

MacTiernan

Ports

Contract awarded for job-creating Geraldton Port works

17/12/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

First new tug arrives at Geraldton Port

17/12/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

Major boost at Geraldton Port

16/10/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

Inaugural Pilbara direct maritime freight service begins

7/10/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

New volunteer program for Fremantle Ports

11/09/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

Retirement of Fremantle Ports CEO

11/09/2020

MacTiernan; Johnston

Ports; Energy

New agreement to supply Port of Esperance

25/08/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Ports

Pilbara Ports powering State’s economic recovery and supporting jobs

11/08/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Ports

A Shed redevelopment to transform Victoria Quay

10/08/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan; Saffioti

Premier; Ports; Transport

Visionary plan for future container port endorsed by Government

31/07/2020

McGowan; Papalia; MacTiernan

Premier; Defence Issues; Ports

$330 million investment to drive industry opportunities

31/07/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

Regional port investment drives economic recovery

16/07/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

$11.6m investment in job-creating Geraldton port infrastructure

1/07/2020

MacTiernan; Tinley

Ports; Fisheries

Port fishing platform open to Bunbury community

28/05/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

$15 million investment for Turkey Point access bridge

15/05/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

Pilbara Ports paves way for supply chain traffic

9/05/2020

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Ports

Push to create international LNG fuelling hub in the Pilbara

28/04/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

Southern Ports projects supporting local jobs

31/01/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

Fremantle Ports chairperson to oversee future growth

24/01/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

New public fishing platform at Bunbury Port

24/01/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

New chairperson to lead Southern Ports Authority

16/01/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

New chairperson to drive port growth, diversification

13/01/2020

MacTiernan

Ports

New addition to Fremantle cruise season

17/12/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

New facilities to improve Kwinana Bulk Terminal

13/12/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

New Geraldton tugs named

6/11/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Naming competition for new Geraldton tug boats

6/11/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Final hurdle cleared for direct maritime freight services into Pilbara

1/11/2019

MacTiernan; Templeman

Ports; Culture and the Arts

Out of the box 'Container' exhibition at Victoria Quay

10/10/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Draft Port Master Plan to guide Geraldton’s future growth

26/09/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Extra shipping capacity available at Port Hedland

20/09/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

New marine facility securing economic future for the Kimberley

5/09/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Successful WAIPS project creates regional jobs

28/08/2019

MacTiernan; Papalia

Ports; Tourism

Dredging underway to grow Broome's cruise shipping industry

15/08/2019

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Ports; Transport

Independent Westport Taskforce releases shortlist of future port options

7/08/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Regional Development; Ports

Spoilbank Marina design expanded to include four-lane boat ramp

5/08/2019

MacTiernan

Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Ports

Statement attributed to Minister MacTiernan

31/07/2019

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Ports

Election commitment target for freight on rail share achieved

30/07/2019

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; Ports

Hedland Tower to steer next phase of growth in Port Hedland

24/05/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

New chairperson to lead Pilbara Ports Authority

15/05/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

New channel markers improve safety, support trade growth

6/05/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Westport community events give insight into freight planning process

6/03/2019

Kelly; MacTiernan

Fisheries; Ports

National award for WA marine biosecurity

26/02/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Federal Labor's Australian shipping policy welcomed

5/02/2019

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Ports; Planning

Steering group to drive Victoria Quay waterfront plans

4/02/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Container terminal tender process moves to negotiation stage

1/02/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Final stage underway for key port project

29/01/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

Contract awarded for Port Hedland Berth 3 works

8/01/2019

MacTiernan

Ports

New chief executive for Southern Ports

7/01/2019

MacTiernan; Papalia

Ports; Tourism

Refreshed Fremantle Passenger Terminal boosts tourist experience

20/12/2018

McGowan; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Ports

Iron ore exports recommence from Esperance