Media Statements

For Portfolio: Transport

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

2/12/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Murray

Premier; Transport; Sport and Recreation

Perth Stadium Station now complete

30/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Funding available for public boating infrastructure

29/11/2017

Saffioti; Kelly

Transport; Innovation and ICT

Perth one of three cities in the world to trial new driverless cars

26/11/2017

Saffioti; Wyatt

Transport; Aboriginal Affairs

Matagarup Bridge a permanent tribute to traditional owners

23/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Revised bridge design to showcase locally built arches

21/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Albany Regional Airport upgrades complete

17/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

New Transperth ferry tender goes to market

15/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

New Pilbara marine cadetship program for school leavers

15/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Channel marker replacement program at the Port of Port Hedland

14/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Government progress on Bellevue extension and Midland Station relocation project

8/11/2017

Roberts; Saffioti

Road Safety; Transport

McGowan Government takes decisive action on Indian Ocean Drive

2/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Major reform to on-demand transport industry a step closer

1/11/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Industry invited to express interest in northern Perth interchange upgrade

31/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Major milestone as Wheatstone exports begin

30/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Tenderers shortlisted to deliver a free flowing Mitchell Freeway

29/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

New piazza opens at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour

27/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Local Capability Fund to assist local businesses to access METRONET work

26/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

New Lord Street project works underway

26/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

McGowan Government progresses Ellenbrook METRONET

25/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Roundabout planned for busy North West Coastal Highway junction

24/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Tunnel boring machine Sandy begins its journey at Forrestfield

20/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Onslow Marine Support Base a boost to local economy

19/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Community feedback sought on new METRONET station

15/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Swan River Pedestrian Bridge work underway

13/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Ellenbrook METRONET line bolstered by Federal Labor commitment

11/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Regional Road Safety package for WA roads

9/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

$1.7 million in regional airport funding up for grabs

9/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

New driver test process strengthened

8/10/2017

McGowan; Papalia; Saffioti; MacTiernan

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism; Transport; Regional Development

McGowan Government lures cruise ships and jobs back to WA

6/10/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Congestion relief on the way for Wanneroo Road

4/10/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

METRONET railcar strategy to maximise local jobs

20/09/2017

Roberts; Saffioti

Police; Road Safety; Transport

$17.2 million for Toodyay Road safety improvements

19/09/2017

Murray; McGurk; Saffioti; Papalia

Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests; Transport; Tourism

Fremantle Dockers AFLW game confirmed for Perth Stadium

16/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

A major boost for freight on rail

14/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Upgrade planned for Two Rocks Marina

13/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport; Planning

Road and rail noise focus of revised planning policy

12/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Lands

New taskforce to deliver Outer Harbour vision

11/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

City and country public transport users happy with service

8/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Lands

Bunbury roads, rail and revitalisation in State Budget

8/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Innovative transformation of ticketing system for METRONET

8/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET construction briefing

8/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

State Budget delivers $780 million congestion-busting boost to the northern suburbs

8/09/2017

MacTiernan; Saffioti

Regional Development; Transport

State Budget a boon for Broome boaties

7/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

$32 million Rail Future Fund investment for train to Bunbury

7/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

$60 million for Stephenson Avenue contribution in State Budget

7/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Future-proofing Perth’s rail network with automatic train control

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

Roads budget provides boost to the regions

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

Record road funding to reduce congestion and boost jobs

7/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti; Wyatt

Premier; Transport; Treasurer

METRONET well underway with major funding injection

4/09/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Major boost to cycling for the future

1/09/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Bike boulevard boosts cycling opportunities for Bayswater

29/08/2017

Saffioti; Murray

Transport; Sport and Recreation

State Government to allow full capacity for Ed Sheeran concerts

25/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Amalgamation of former Albany, Bunbury and Esperance ports to be reviewed

24/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Geraldton runway renewal ready for take off

21/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Margaret River Perimeter Road Stage Two

21/08/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

METRONET progress on track

17/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Greenwood Station platform shelter extended

16/08/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Transport

Local jobs created for METRONET tunnel segments

9/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

New bus service between Ellenbrook and Whitfords

8/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Transformation of Perth’s freeways under way

8/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Commuters to benefit from smart technology

6/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Marmion Avenue to be widened to Yanchep

5/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport

WA company to build Swan River Pedestrian Bridge

3/08/2017

Saffioti

Transport; Planning; Lands

New Parliamentary Secretary sworn in

3/08/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Traffic moves freely on the new Mitchell Freeway extension

30/07/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Tunnelling begins for rail link to airport and foothills

27/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Funds allocated for coastal protection

27/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Tunnel boring machine competition winners announced

25/06/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Local jobs boost with new approach for Swan River Pedestrian Bridge

24/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Charles Street bus bridge to open on Sunday

23/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Greater training required for new drivers

22/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Port fees to assist with Budget repair task

18/06/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - METRONET team to design Belmont Station precinct

16/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Contract awarded for final stage in Beadon Creek upgrade

8/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Joint media statement - Works begin on central section of NorthLink WA

7/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Project savings allocated to Bindoon Bypass

7/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Improved bus journey times for northern suburbs passengers

1/06/2017

Saffioti

Transport

AvonLink train service to be saved

29/05/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour takes out national award

28/05/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Joint media statement - Work on the Airport Central Station underway

28/05/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Specialist team to drive METRONET vision

27/05/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Skippers’ views sought on changes to safety equipment

24/05/2017

McGowan; Saffioti

Premier; Transport

Roe 8 jobs secured as environmental rehabilitation gets underway

23/05/2017

Saffioti; MacTiernan

Transport; Regional Development

Great Eastern Highway passing lanes completed in the Goldfields

13/05/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnel boring machine arrives in Perth

12/05/2017

Saffioti

Transport

Options for High Street and Stirling Highway to be developed

11/05/2017

Saffioti

Transport

METRONET deserves big slice of $10 billion National Rail Program