Media Statements

For Portfolio: Transport

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

2/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Weekend PDAs available during busy Christmas - New Year period

1/12/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Perth Station lights up as part of CBD revitalisation

30/11/2022

Johnston; Whitby; Saffioti

Energy; Environment; Transport

Construction begins on WA EV Network

28/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New footbridge to deliver access to METRONET Malaga Station

26/11/2022

Whitby; Saffioti

Environment; Transport

New campaign launched to reduce roadside litter

21/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Main Roads to establish presence in the heart of Manjimup

21/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Have your say on the future of cycling in regional WA

18/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Additional protections for small businesses and contractors as Owner-Drivers Bill passes

16/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New Thomas Road bridge opens to traffic for first time

15/11/2022

Ellery; Saffioti

Education and Training; Transport

Heavy vehicle training program putting more truckies on the road

4/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Port Hedland road-rail safety improvements continue

3/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Your Move Awards celebrate active transport champions

3/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New venue for Albany Waterfront Marina unveiled

2/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Federal funding secured for Beckenham elevated station and William Street level crossing removal

1/11/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Mandurah Line partial shutdown for essential works

30/10/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Tow truck drivers now required to declare maximum fees

25/10/2022

Saffioti

Transport

First tranche of in-house road maintenance delivery begins today

19/10/2022

Saffioti

Transport

WA owned company wins latest contract at Fremantle

19/10/2022

Saffioti

Transport

$70 million contract awarded to keep State’s harbours safe

14/10/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Works begins on $2.3 million navigation upgrade at Rottnest

13/10/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Ground breaks at Ellenbrook Christian College for METRONET Morley-Ellenbrook Line

13/10/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Remote mobile licensing service marks 10-year milestone

10/10/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Driving Access and Equity grants open to Goldfields-Esperance

9/10/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - All aboard as new METRONET Airport Line opens

1/10/2022

Saffioti

Transport

WA Bike Month blasts off at Mindeerup

28/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

State Government acts to protect WA Optus customers impacted by data breach

23/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Tender for air services on regulated air routes opens

21/09/2022

Carey; Saffioti

Local Government; Transport

McGowan Government supports Telethon Family Festival with $100,000 grant and free public transport

20/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Ports

Recognition for outstanding coastal care and conservation

20/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New Airport Line a win for commuters with services to almost double

20/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

$50,000 in grants to crank up WA Bike Month celebrations

18/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

One-month renewal option reduce financial burden on WA drivers

7/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Family fun day and free travel to mark opening of new Airport Line

5/09/2022

Saffioti

Planning; Transport

Grants lock in almost $4 million in coastal conservation projects

5/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Driving Access and Equity grants open to Mid-West and Gascoyne

5/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New Transport one-stop-shop opens in Geraldton

2/09/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

New road coach service trial for Collie and Manjimup

2/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Plans unveiled for new Bunbury intersection and road connection

1/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Safety improved as speed limit reduced through major signalised intersections

1/09/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Milestone for Tonkin Gap and Morley Ellenbrook Line with final bridge beams installed on new Broun Avenue Bridge

31/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Bus network changes to support METRONET Airport Line opening

26/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New boat pens completed as ramp upgrade confirmed

26/08/2022

Saffioti; Cook

Transport; Tourism

Expanded accommodation opportunities for Exmouth landowners for Total Solar Eclipse in 2023

26/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Tourism and hospitality front and centre for Exmouth Boat Harbour

24/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

$225,000 to gear up WA schools to support active families

22/08/2022

Saffioti; McGurk

Transport; Women's Interests

Writing on the wall for offensive advertising on WA vehicles

21/08/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning; Ports

Final concept design for Swan River crossing released

19/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Shared path upgrade improves bike safety for Ellenbrook families

19/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government delivers boost to Motivation Foundation

19/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Regional Airports Development Scheme grants now available

16/08/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning; Ports

All aboard: date set for opening of METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link

15/08/2022

Kelly; Saffioti

Water; Transport

Iconic Australind Jetty refurbishment works to begin

14/08/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Locally manufactured trains back on the network after 30 years

4/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Reduced impact on Royal Show commuters with Midland Line shutdown moved

3/08/2022

Saffioti

Transport

First regional safe active street complete in Geraldton

1/08/2022

Saffioti; Punch

Transport; Disability Services

Broome to pilot new regional wheelchair accessible taxi grants

28/07/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

WA regions get on board new regional capped airfares

28/07/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Derby to Broome air service trial extended for an additional year

27/07/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Final design unveiled for new Woodman Point Ammo Jetty

27/07/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Final beams installed on Ranford Road Bridge

25/07/2022

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Applications open for timber from the historic One Mile Jetty

24/07/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Future of Fremantle harbours unveiled in draft master plan

24/07/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Black Spot funding making a difference on WA roads

22/07/2022

Saffioti

Transport

Safety boost for road traffic controllers following signage review

14/07/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Speed limit to be reduced through Dawesville

14/07/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport; Planning; Ports

Joint media statement - Expressions of Interest called for Mandurah Estuary Bridge Duplication Project

14/07/2022

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Pinjarra Heavy Haulage Deviation to improve safety and create jobs

12/07/2022

Saffioti

Transport

New bus contracts to provide better job security for drivers

11/07/2022

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Ports

Joint media statement - Trinity Shared Path Project in East Perth completed

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