Media Statements

For Portfolio: Transport

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

24/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Works start on Great Northern Highway upgrade in the Kimberley

24/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Work underway on two key Great Northern Highway upgrades

22/04/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Local workers to help build new METRONET railcars

19/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Tourism or charter opportunity at new Burswood Jetty

19/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Tenders progress Morley-Ellenbrook Line planning

12/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Record intake of Transperth transit officers graduate today

11/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Hundreds have their say on the approach to plan for Outer Harbour

10/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Regional airfare inquiry recommendations supported

10/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Regional airports receive funding boost for upgrades

8/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Official completion of the new Mandurah Bridge celebrated

8/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Bayswater Station upgrade out for community consultation

4/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Yarloop Station upgrade begins

3/04/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Grants to crank up local bike facilities

28/03/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Matagarup Bridge reaches critical stage as arches take shape

27/03/2018

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Agriculture and Food

Agricultural Region Freight Strategy to boost freight efficiency

25/03/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Swan River navigation channel closure starts soon

23/03/2018

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Community engaged for Morley-Ellenbrook Line planning

19/03/2018

McGowan; Papalia; Saffioti

Premier; Tourism; Transport

Economic windfall as cruise line commits to record 141 days in WA

17/03/2018

Saffioti

Transport

On-demand transport reforms refined after industry consultation

16/03/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Bridge over Collie River now open to road users

11/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti; Papalia

Premier; Transport; Tourism

Fremantle Passenger Terminal to get $3 million refresh

8/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Construction progressing well on Wanneroo Road widening

7/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Work starts on major Armadale Road upgrade

6/03/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Improved safety and congestion relief on the way for High Street

28/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport

New highway signs to put Cookernup on the map

27/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport

New airline agreements for Carnarvon, Monkey Mia and Northern Goldfields

22/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Southern Ports post-amalgamation review complete

21/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

METRONET private sector reference group formed

18/02/2018

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnel to Airport Central on track

16/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Sustainable coastal management grants open

15/02/2018

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Aboriginal Affairs

Government creating Aboriginal job opportunities

14/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport

New Phillips River Bridge open following flood

9/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Design tender for future rail operations control centre released

1/02/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Written-off vehicle reform aimed at protecting WA motorists

31/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Bridge in Belhus to receive major upgrade

24/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

First locally built Matagarup Bridge segment arrives to site

23/01/2018

Saffioti; Murray

Transport; Sport and Recreation

Full capacity crowd approved for Scorchers home final

23/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Westport project director appointed to navigate Outer Harbour plan

22/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion relief for Murdoch precinct another step closer

17/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Grants to give bike riding a go

17/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

NorthLink WA southern and central section progressing

16/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

First public feedback for Morley-Ellenbrook METRONET sought

10/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Future of Geraldton Port to be mapped out

9/01/2018

Saffioti

Transport

Exmouth Boat Harbour upgrade officially opened

23/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Optus Stadium transport a Game Changer

21/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Subsidy increased to increase freight on rail

15/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

New Mandurah Traffic Bridge opened in time for holiday travellers

14/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Opportunity to shape the approach to plan for Outer Harbour

14/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

$2 million grant for Mindarie-Burns Beach dual use path

11/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET team gauges industry capability

4/12/2017

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET station to be named Redcliffe

3/12/2017

McGowan; MacTiernan; Saffioti

Premier; Regional Development; Transport

$14 million Kalgoorlie-Boulder road upgrade design takes shape