Western Australia

Parliament House, Perth

METRONET Bill to enshrine rail commitment in legislation

THE West Australian Government last week said the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension have reached an important milestone, with the introduction of enabling legislation to State Parliament.

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WA Labor Government's METRONET map

METRONET Budget includes WA's biggest ever rail investment

THE 2018-19 METRONET Budget is Western Australia's biggest ever investment in rail infrastructure, and will lay the foundation for a more sustainable and connected city as the population grows, the State Government said last week.

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METRONET Social and Affordable Housing Projects

$394 million METRONET housing package unveiled by WA Government

THE West Australian Government, in partnership with local industry, will invest $394 million in social and affordable housing projects to complement METRONET, creating 2,350 new jobs in the construction industry and associated sectors.

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East Wanneroo Structure Plan

East Wanneroo land earmarked for future development

THE West Australian Government last week announced plans to amend the Metropolitan Region Scheme to allow a 2,206-hectare area of land in East Wanneroo to be rezoned from Rural to Urban Deferred.

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Perth skyline

Housing action plan to be released by WA Government in mid-2018

ADDRESSING the Property Council of Australia's Multi-Unit Housing Conference in Perth last week, WA Housing Minister Peter Tinley has outlined the State Government's vision for a more compact and connected city with improved housing affordability and diversity.

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