Media Statements

For Portfolio: Transport

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

6/12/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan; Papalia

Transport; Regional Development; Tourism

Broome Port dredging to begin mid-2019

1/12/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Community drives METRONET Bayswater Station concept

1/12/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Handover complete for the Port of Ashburton

30/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Safer Great Northern Highway a step closer

29/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Geotechnical testing crew mobilise to Denny Avenue site

29/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Safer bridges on the way for WA’s Albany Highway

26/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - NorthLink WA’s Marshall Road flyover open

26/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Construction of Ballajura noise wall election commitment to start

25/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Skybridge to connect airport to new METRONET station

19/11/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

NorthLink WA to slash travel times by half for Ellenbrook commuters

18/11/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Matagarup Bridge climb and zip-line to boost tourism in Perth

16/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET projects get Infrastructure Australia tick of approval

16/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

WA leads the nation for freight on rail

15/11/2018

Dawson; Saffioti

Environment; Transport

Recycled materials to be used for road base to reduce landfill

13/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

New Bow River Bridge builds Great Northern Highway resilience

2/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Novice motorcyclist safety a focus of new licence process

1/11/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Passengers to test new frontier of public transport technology

29/10/2018

Papalia; Saffioti

Tourism; Transport

Hop on, hop off in the Swan Valley

26/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

CCTV rollout to increase safety at boating hotspots

25/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Busy North West Coastal Highway junction roundabout completed

25/10/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Beresford coastal protection preserves foreshore for generations

25/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Over $30 million pledged for WA heavy vehicle safety initiatives

24/10/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Regional Run-Off Road Crashes program targets high priority roads

24/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Active transport champions recognised

23/10/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Environment

Main Roads raises resources to reduce roadside rubbish

20/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

CAT bus review seeks to optimise free city shuttle service

19/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Historic on-demand transport reforms pass Parliament

16/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Local government road funding to increase under new agreement

14/10/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Overhaul of Mitchell and Kwinana freeways begins

12/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Lightning Park off-ramp to Reid Highway now open

8/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Over $3.8 million in grant funding en route to regional airports

5/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

High-tech control room for Perth's roads opens

5/10/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Subiaco's century-old Hamilton Road Bridge to be replaced

28/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Asbestos remediation to delay Stage 3 Karratha-Tom Price Road construction

28/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Contract awarded for Perth’s first Smart Freeway

27/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

New state-of-the-art Success Service Centre opens

26/09/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Bunbury Waterfront contract awarded for Jetty Road causeway upgrade

26/09/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Safer Roads funding tackles rural crash hotspots

24/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Work underway to resolve leak on Forrestfield-Airport Link project

14/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Wheels in motion for Fremantle bike path construction

12/09/2018

Saffioti; Tinley

Transport; Planning; Housing

METRONET precincts to help shape the future of Perth

11/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Multi-deck car park for Forrestfield Station METRONET precinct

9/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Wanted: Contractor to build Perth's new METRONET rail lines

6/09/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Lands

New plans for Alkimos Central METRONET precinct revealed

2/09/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Train patronage up, while passenger satisfaction reaches new peak

31/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Community invited on NorthLink WA site tours

30/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Ranford Road bus lanes complete

30/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Road realignment paves way for future Forrestfield METRONET precinct

28/08/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

McGowan Government to return rail manufacturing to Midland area

27/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

$25 million allocated to improve safety on WA roads

26/08/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Roy Hill Bridge works underway with strong focus on local content

26/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Wi-fi trial to start on Transperth services in WA-first

22/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Direct Perth to Derby flights closer to reinstatement

21/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

On-demand transport reform Bills to reach Parliament

13/08/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Disability Services

METRONET Access and Inclusion Reference Group to form

3/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government reinstates Nollamara bus route

2/08/2018

Saffioti

Transport

WA company awarded Mount Claremont bus depot tender

18/07/2018

Johnston

Transport; Planning; Lands

Coastal projects share in $1.6 million in grants funding

12/07/2018

McGowan; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Premier; Transport; Regional Development

Major upgrades to Bidyadanga Access Road underway

6/07/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Grain freight road improvements complete

4/07/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Testing begins on Matagarup Bridge

3/07/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Two METRONET projects on track to begin construction next year

29/06/2018

Saffioti; Cook

Transport; Health

End in sight for alcohol advertising on public transport

28/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

More northern suburban intersections to be upgraded

25/06/2018

Saffioti; Papalia

Transport; Tourism

Carnarvon and Monkey Mia to benefit from community airfares

25/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Westport information sessions open to the community

22/06/2018

MacTiernan; Papalia; Saffioti

Regional Development; Tourism; Transport

State Government welcomes regional WA shortlist for new Qantas pilot academy

22/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Perth’s southern suburbs job creating, congestion tackling combo fix

19/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

New regional flights to further connect the Kimberley

19/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Duty exemption for FIRS heavy vehicle transfers

17/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET extension to Byford reaches new milestone

14/06/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Design revealed for Denny Avenue METRONET level crossing removal

12/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - New bridge raises the tone in WA’s South West

11/06/2018

Saffioti; Papalia

Transport; Tourism

Burswood Jetty to support new stadium ferry service

6/06/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Planning; Environment

Further protections for Beeliar Wetlands

1/06/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Reid Highway duplication progresses, possible extra bridge sought

31/05/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Tender released for key element of Bunbury Waterfront project

28/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Upgrades to infamous Balcatta T-junction paves the way for a smoother run

24/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Trains to service Perth Stadium Station all day on weekends

24/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Tougher penalties proposed for rail trespassers

23/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Opening in sight for the WA-made Matagarup Bridge

21/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Mount Claremont bus depot tender released

21/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Tunnel boring machines reach Airport Central Station as Forrestfield-Airport Link construction speeds ahead

16/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Funding ramped up for boating facilities

16/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Budget takes cycling investment up a gear

15/05/2018

McGowan; Tinley; Saffioti

Premier; Housing; Transport; Planning

WA’s biggest urban infill developments to deliver major jobs boost

11/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Key McGowan Government road commitment one step closer

11/05/2018

Papalia; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Tourism; Transport; Regional Development

Taskforce to investigate Western Australian pilot training school

10/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

State Budget to transform WA's roads and create jobs

10/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

METRONET Budget includes WA's biggest ever rail investment

10/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET Bill to enshrine rail commitment in legislation

6/05/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Further widening works planned for freeway transformation

4/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Transport Minister inspects Cape Leveque Road progress

4/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Securing new leases for Fremantle Ports’ container terminals

2/05/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Wanneroo Road congestion relief is on the way

29/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Claremont Station upgrade to support METRONET frequency boost

27/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Biggest Matagarup Bridge arch being raised today

27/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Minister welcomes additional Bunbury Outer Ring Road funds

26/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Telecommunications tower moved to make way for Ellenbrook Station

24/04/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Work starts on new passing lanes for Indian Ocean Drive