Western Australia

Map showing location of new stations as part of Forrestfield-Airport Link

Five EOIs received for Forrestfield-Airport Link

THE West Australian Government last week announced it has received five strong Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the proposed Forrestfield-Airport Link, marking another important milestone in the $2 billion project.

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Artist's impression of entry to Stadium Station

Construction contract awarded for Perth's new Stadium Station

CONSTRUCTION of the train station at the new Perth Stadium site will begin within months after the Western Australian Government last week announced that Laing O'Rourke and AECOM have been selected to build the infrastructure.

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Hackett Hall, UWA

Minister highlights success of Perth's 'Superbus'

THE West Australian Government last week revealed that bus passenger boardings along one of Perth's busiest transport links have increased by almost 40 per cent, thanks to the highly successful 950 bus route – known as the 'Superbus'.

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Train arriving at Esplanade Station, Perth

Perth's late night trains to stay

WEST Australian Transport Minister Dean Nalder last week announced the State Government would keep late night train services from the city.

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Power poles

Last of City of Subiaco's power poles go underground

WEST Australian Energy Minister Mike Nahan has congratulated the City of Subiaco for completing a three-decade long dream to underground the municipality's entire street level power network.

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Two-section Renault bus, Perth

First of Transperth's new buses arrives in Perth

THE world's cleanest diesel buses have arrived in Perth to replace some of the oldest buses in Transperth's fleet, as part of a $58.5 million investment over the next five years to deliver 70 new articulated Volvo Euro 6 buses.

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Artist's impression of proposed Westin hotel development at 480 Hay Street, Perth

City of Perth approves Westin hotel development

THE West Australian Government last week welcomed the City of Perth's decision to approve a Westin Hotel development application on the old FESA House and Perth Chest Clinic site in Hay Street, Perth.

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Artist's impression of proposed development at 101 Hay Street, East Perth

$160m mixed-use project to transform East Perth site

LOCAL developer Diploma Properties Pty Ltd has been selected as the preferred proponent to transform the former Chemistry Centre site at East Perth into a mixed-use development with more than 200 apartments, dining venues and shops.

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Artist's impression of entry to Stadium Station

Design of Perth's new $100m Stadium Station revealed

THE Western Australian Government last week unveiled the design of the new Stadium Station, with Transport Minister Dean Nalder describing the station as a modern and vibrant piece of infrastructure that will complement the new Perth Stadium.

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Perth, WA

WA Government's local government reform agenda placed on hold

THE Western Australian Government last week said it has placed its local government reform agenda on hold, with Governor's orders for boundary adjustments that are not supported by the councils involved to be revoked.

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Aerial view of onshore plant of Perth Wave Energy Project

Perth wave energy project turned on

AUSTRALIAN Industry and Science Minister Ian Macfarlane last week officially switched on Carnegie's Perth Wave Energy Project at Garden Island in Western Australia, which will supply power to Australia's largest naval base, HMAS Stirling.

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