Media Statements

For Portfolio: Transport

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

14/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Free late-night Fringe CAT buses revved up for arts festival

13/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Joint media statement - Construction starts on Perth's first Smart Freeway

9/01/2019

Saffioti

Transport

Construction starts on Fremantle Line bike path extension

28/12/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Police

Free Transperth travel after midnight on New Year’s Eve

24/12/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Margaret River Perimeter Road open in time for Christmas

22/12/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Road Safety

Passing lanes on Indian Ocean Drive completed

22/12/2018

Saffioti

Transport

WA boatbuilder to deliver new Transperth ferry

18/12/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Forrestfield-Airport Link project continues to move forward

17/12/2018

Saffioti; Dawson

Transport; Disability Services

Pedestrian level crossings to be upgraded on Perth’s rail network

12/12/2018

Saffioti

Transport

First Westport progress report marks milestone for Outer Harbour planning

11/12/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Community fares land on the Northern Goldfields routes

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