Media Statements

For Portfolio: Transport

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

1/07/2022

McGowan; Carey

Premier; Transport

Capped airfares take off for regional WA

23/06/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New alignment for Lloyd Street Bridge to be examined

23/06/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Treasurer; Transport

New Rail Access Code ready for consultation

22/06/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Owner-driver legislation introduced to Parliament

22/06/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New alignment for southern section of Dongara-Geraldton-Northampton Route

22/06/2022

Ellery; Saffioti

Education and Training; Transport

Construction of METRONET training facility reaches next stop

21/06/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Redcliffe Bridge lands a new milestone

20/06/2022

Saffioti

Transport

$1.5 million of grants to upgrade boating facilities now available

16/06/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Community supports plan to protect future of West Coast Highway

15/06/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New public transport trial on schedule for Esperance

15/06/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Planning for potential future Bunbury faster rail continues

10/06/2022

Saffioti

Transport

More regions to benefit from Driving Access and Equity Program

10/06/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Work to start on $14 million jetty upgrades at Hillarys and Freo

7/06/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Stage one of Geraldton Cycling Network Expansion Project underway

7/06/2022

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Next stage of the Bunbury waterfront transformation set to begin

1/06/2022

Saffioti

Transport

On-demand Passenger Transport Levy lifted from today

25/05/2022

Templeman; Saffioti

Heritage; Transport

Main Roads Headquarters added to State Register

13/05/2022

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government to deliver new direct flight between Geraldton and Karratha

12/05/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Record investment in cycling and walking paths continue

12/05/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Treasurer; Transport

$9 billion road network transformation for WA

12/05/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Treasurer; Transport

McGowan Government delivers $5.6 billion for regional roads

12/05/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Treasurer; Transport

METRONET powering ahead with record $6 billion investment

11/05/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Victoria Quay vision ramping up as Westport powers ahead

10/05/2022

McGowan; Whitby; Saffioti; Johnston

Premier; Climate Action; Transport; Energy

WA’s climate action efforts accelerate with $60 million EV package

10/05/2022

Saffioti

Transport

On-demand Passenger Transport Levy to end ahead of schedule

9/05/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Transformational Bunbury Outer Ring Road project progressing

9/05/2022

Saffioti

Transport

$3 million of upgrades planned for Australind Rail Corridor

8/05/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New $100 million Tonkin Hwy interchange unlocks 10,000 Ellenbrook homes

3/05/2022

Saffioti

Transport

$200 million boost for Western Australia’s regional rail freight network

2/05/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Program to improve heavy vehicle rest areas now underway

28/04/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Successful regional learner driver program given $5.5 million boost

28/04/2022

Saffioti; Punch

Transport; Disability Services

Boost for wheelchair accessible taxi services around the State

28/04/2022

Saffioti

Transport; Ports

Fitzroy Crossing runway renewal a boost for the region

27/04/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Further investment planned for Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour

26/04/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Albany Ring Road reaches new milestone for WA’s Great Southern region

14/04/2022

Saffioti

Transport

More than $8 million in grants to connect WA communities

13/04/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Midland Line shutdown to say Bye Bye Bayswater Bridge

12/04/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Final link in 74km Perth to Mandurah riding route complete

7/04/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Federal Labor commits to major METRONET project in Beckenham

5/04/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Broun Avenue bridge demolished to make way for Morley Station

1/04/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Help plan Australind replacement services during extended Armadale Line closure

1/04/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government returning road maintenance jobs in-house

31/03/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

More affordable airfares have landed for regional Western Australians

29/03/2022

Saffioti

Transport; Ports

Next step for Westport with Anketell-Thomas Road concept released

29/03/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Works starts on Point Peron groyne project

28/03/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

McGowan Government’s first locally built METRONET Railcar leaves facility

24/03/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Further $1.6 million to support learner drivers in Pilbara and Kimberley

24/03/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Enabling legislation for major METRONET projects passes Legislative Assembly

22/03/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Work underway to improve safety at regional roadwork sites

22/03/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Help us plan replacement services for the Armadale Line shutdown

22/03/2022

Cook; Saffioti

Commerce; Transport

McGowan Government to reform WA tow truck industry

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

16/03/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Contract awarded for new METRONET Midland Station

15/03/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Phase 2 of Stephenson Avenue Extension now underway

13/03/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Countdown on until we farewell the infamous Bayswater Bridge

11/03/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Road train permits extended to help resupply State supermarkets

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

5/03/2022

Saffioti; Cook

Transport; Ports; State Development, Jobs and Trade

New taskforce to examine Western Australian shipping industry

1/03/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET Lakelands Station taking shape as work continues

28/02/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Additional flight added for Derby to Broome air service

27/02/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Purple CAT providing free travel to UWA, Perth Children’s Hospital and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

25/02/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Tenders called for upgrade at Albany Waterfront Marina

23/02/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New METRONET legislation introduced to enable major projects

21/02/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Remainder of Outback Way to be sealed as part of $678m project

21/02/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion relief for Fremantle as High Street Upgrade reaches completion

20/02/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Major METRONET projects to transform the Armadale Line

15/02/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Crucial east-west rail line re-opened after emergency repairs

14/02/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Endangered birds prioritised in coastal management work

9/02/2022

Saffioti

Transport

$1.8 million allocated to improve access for regional learner drivers

4/02/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Contract awarded for $2.3 million navigation upgrade at Rottnest

30/01/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

METRONET train station on track for Ellenbrook

27/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Work to improve jetty at Port Bouvard Marina boat ramp to start in March

25/01/2022

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Tender now open for new Casuarina Boat Harbour boat ramp

25/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Mid-West and South-West to lead regional boating demand

24/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Construction underway on new Hotham River Bridge

24/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Work to start on second phase of Two Rocks Marina redevelopment

21/01/2022

Saffioti; Papalia

Transport; Road Safety

Last chance to replace defective Takata airbags

21/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Fares reinstated for post-midnight trains from February 4

20/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Innovative technology trialled at signalised pedestrian crossings

18/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Industry engagement to ensure freight and supply keep moving

15/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Mandurah Line now open following successful 20-day Shutdown

6/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET’s Thornlie-Cockburn Link on track

5/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New Principal Shared Path to fill cycling gap along Mitchell Freeway

4/01/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Construction now underway on new Carnarvon boat pens

30/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Significant McGowan Government public transport commitment delivered

29/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Roll out of Smart Freeway technology continues on the Mitchell Southbound

23/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

PCEC transforms into pop-up bus station for Mandurah Line Shutdown

17/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Stage 1 of Bussell Highway duplication completed in time for Christmas

16/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Preferred proponents next stop for two major METRONET projects

15/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion relief for Cockburn with opening of new bridge over Kwinana Freeway

14/12/2021

Papalia; Saffioti; McGurk

Police; Transport; Community Services

McGowan Government releases new measures to tackle antisocial behaviour and boost safety in City and Northbridge

10/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Construction to begin on Geraldton Cycling Network Expansion Project

10/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

WA boaties to benefit from $1.5 million of facility grants

10/12/2021

Saffioti; Buti

Transport; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Howzat! WACA upgrades underway with demolition of Inverarity Stand

6/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Blue and Red Perth CAT bus route expanded to more city highlights

5/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Perth’s newest attraction over the Swan River officially open

3/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Beach at Port Geographe ready for summer

1/12/2021

Saffioti

Transport

Matagarup Bridge zip-line swinging into action this weekend