Media Statements

For Portfolio: Transport

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

19/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New Australind rail cars delivering Western Australian jobs

18/08/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Made in WA: METRONET railcars to be proudly built in WA

17/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

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

16/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New railcar drivers sought ahead of METRONET expansion

15/08/2019

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Ports; Transport

Independent Westport Taskforce releases shortlist of future port options

13/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Infrastructure Australia audit shows McGowan Government's transport plan is working

12/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

3km extension of Perth-Fremantle Principal Shared Path now open

8/08/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion busting the Karel Avenue bottleneck

5/08/2019

Papalia; Saffioti

Tourism; Transport

Affordable community airfares encouraging more people to the regions

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

4/08/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Full steam ahead for the METRONET rail line to Ellenbrook

1/08/2019

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Federal backing sought for WA road safety initiative

31/07/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Federal Government needs to fund Lakelands Station commitment

31/07/2019

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Ports

Election commitment target for freight on rail share achieved

29/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Public Transport; Transport

Two years of Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnelling completed

25/07/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Major Kalgoorlie road upgrade now officially underway

22/07/2019

Saffioti; Murray; Papalia

Transport; Sport and Recreation; Tourism

Matagarup Bridge and Stadium precinct adventures a step closer

21/07/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Mt Claremont bus depot opens today

15/07/2019

Wyatt; Logan

Lands; Transport

Action to be taken to improve the old Roebourne-Wittenoom Road

5/07/2019

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Finance; Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal employment and participation recognised

4/07/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Community to have their say on draft Two Rocks Marina master plan

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Mitchell Freeway widening to ease journey times for commuters

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Stephenson Avenue extension reaches significant milestone

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Construction taking shape at Wanneroo Road congestion hotspot

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Planning underway for upgrade to Leach Highway and Welshpool Road intersection

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Armadale Road transformation taking shape to ease congestion in southern suburbs

3/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Perth's big job-creating road build making huge progress

2/07/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Skybridge construction takes to the skies in latest milestone

2/07/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

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

1/07/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Toodyay’s Duke Street footbridge to receive $145,000 upgrade

28/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Bassendean residents embrace Your Move program

27/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

$1.5 million of funding to boost public boating infrastructure

26/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

$4.9 million contract awarded for weir construction

22/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Last ever B-series railcar delivered - METRONET railcars next

22/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New METRONET railcar proposal will mean more trains, more often

20/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Local WA company delivers new boat pens at iconic marine hotspots

19/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Perth’s first Smart Freeway project on track

14/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Improvement for ‘WA’s riskiest intersection’ at Swan Christian College

13/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New Graham Farmer Freeway entrance art to feature WA icon

6/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Marble Bar Road realignment officially opens to traffic

6/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Work starts on Beadon Creek breakwater upgrade

5/06/2019

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

$10m of upgrades for Commodity Freight Routes across WA

5/06/2019

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Efficiency-boosting plan for agricultural region freight released for comment

5/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Great Northern Highway upgrade reaches new milestone

4/06/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Preferred alignment chosen for Bunbury Outer Ring Road

27/05/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Construction of another job-creating road project underway

21/05/2019

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Aboriginal Affairs

Bidyadanga upgrade works officially completed

20/05/2019

Wyatt; Saffioti

Finance; Transport

Taxis the winners from changes to motor injury insurance

16/05/2019

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Wiluna-Meekatharra Road upgrade to support local jobs

16/05/2019

Saffioti; Murray

Transport; Sport and Recreation

Transport just the ticket for Perth Glory grand final

15/05/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Bunbury’s iconic Australind train back on the tracks

15/05/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Denny Avenue level crossing removal procurement and demolition works begin

11/05/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Record METRONET budget as TBM Grace reaches Redcliffe Station

10/05/2019

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government takes cycling investment up a gear in State Budget

9/05/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Further transition assistance available to country taxi operators

9/05/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Roads budget delivers congestion busting solutions and WA jobs

9/05/2019

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government’s record regional road budget continues

9/05/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

METRONET construction on track in the State Budget

2/05/2019

Saffioti

Transport

RADS grant funding a boost for 26 regional airports

23/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

$31 million Wanneroo Road duplication to Flynn Drive completed

22/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New Fremantle Traffic Bridge funded in State Budget

15/04/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET boom gate blitz planned for Armadale Line

14/04/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

$1.7 billion transformation of Tonkin Highway and eastern corridor

13/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Swan River speed radar trial to target dangerous boaties

11/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Alliance sought for METRONET Bayswater Station upgrade

6/04/2019

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET’s Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension tender reaches next phase

28/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

State Government welcomes Federal Government's final quarter effort on transport

28/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Upgrade flagged for notorious freeway bridge-strike hotspot

25/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

More cycle routes and road upgrades for the growing eastern suburbs and Perth hills

22/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning

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

21/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET projects bolstered by $200 million Federal Labor boost

18/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Local business to help build next generation of Transperth buses

17/03/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Mitchell Freeway extension to Romeo Road to start next year

16/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Subiaco farewells Hamilton Street Bridge ahead of rebuild

14/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Bike grants pave the way for connected communities

13/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Optus Stadium transport options expand for start of AFL season

12/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Blueprint for future Perth and Peel cycling network starts

11/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Liberals and Nationals forget the regions in recent WA visit by PM

11/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Response to regional airfares inquiry continues to progress

10/03/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

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

28/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Long-term cycling strategy for Leeuwin-Naturaliste region outlined

28/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Margaret River Perimeter Road reaches practical completion

28/02/2019

McGowan; Ellery; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Education and Training; Transport

Midland TAFE to be transformed into METRONET training facility

21/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

$1.6m available for coastal management projects

18/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Next generation Transperth app launched today

15/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Port Hedland's Roy Hill bridge over rail opens

14/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Infrastructure Australia’s priority list recognises WA projects

13/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Perth rail passengers remain most satisfied for sixth year in a row

12/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Curtin Central Bus Station complete

7/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Community invited to Denny Avenue level crossing removal information session

5/02/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

South Coast Highway safety improvement works underway

1/02/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Reid Highway duplication to include new Dayton-Caversham bridge

31/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Grants to help councils, schools, workplaces gear up for Bike Week

30/01/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Take a break from driving, try a bus or train

29/01/2019

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government improving inner-city roads

29/01/2019

McGowan; Murray; Papalia; Saffioti

Premier; Sport and Recreation; Tourism; Transport

First year of Optus Stadium an overwhelming success

25/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Town of Bassendean residents chosen for Your Move campaign

21/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport

NorthLink WA roadworks progress to Beechboro Road North

17/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport

New app to help record learner driver logbook hours