Western Australia

Fremantle Port at Dusk

New taskforce to deliver Outer Harbour vision for Perth

THE West Australian Government last week announced the establishment of the multi-agency Westport Taskforce to outline a long-range vision to guide the planning, development and growth of both the Inner Harbour at Fremantle and the future Outer Harbour at Kwinana.

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WA Labor Government's METRONET map

More than $1.34bn allocated to METRONET in WA Budget 2017-18

AS part of the 2017-18 Budget, the West Australian Government has allocated $1.34 billion over the next four years to start work on stage one METRONET priority projects, including the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and the Yanchep Rail Extension.

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'Kwinana Freeway Light Trails', Kwinana Freeway, Perth

Expressions of interest called for three freeway upgrade projects in Perth

THE West Australian Government last week called for expressions of interest for three freeway upgrade projects, which aim to address congestion hotspots on Perth's road network and form part of a $2.3 billion package of road and rail projects announced in May.

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Burns Beach Road and Mitchell Freeway interchange

Mitchell Freeway extension in Perth's north opens to traffic

THE $236 million Mitchell Freeway extension through Perth's fast-growing outer northern suburbs is now complete, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Premier Mark McGowan last week officially opening the extension.

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Corner of High Street and Mouat Street in Fremantle's West End

Fremantle's West End to be permanently heritage listed

FREMANTLE'S West End has become the largest single place to be permanently included in Western Australia's State Register of Heritage Places, with 250 buildings and 200,000 square metres of the tourism precinct to be protected and preserved.

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Perth skyline

City of Perth adopts 2017-18 Annual Budget

THE City of Perth has endorsed its 2017-18 Annual Budget, with Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi saying the City has overhauled its finances to reflect a modest rate rise in 2017-18, while producing a $60.4 million capital works budget and reducing operating expenditure by 2.3 per cent.

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Artist's impression of Belmont Station precinct

METRONET team to design Belmont Station precinct in Perth

BELMONT Station will form the heart of METRONET's first transport oriented development - a new high-density suburb with multi-storey apartments, businesses and vibrant community spaces, the WA Government announced last week.

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Big and Small Ideas for Perth

Property Council releases 'Big and Small Ideas for Perth' report

THE Property Council of Australia last week released its 'Big and Small Ideas for Perth' report, which is described as a call to action to those with an interest in the central and inner city – the state government, local governments, agencies, businesses, and the community.

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WA Labor Government's METRONET map

WA Government to establish specialist team to drive METRONET vision

A MULTI-AGENCY team will be established to drive the WA Government's METRONET vision to transform Perth's transport network, with experts in transport planning, land development, town planning and value capture to be part of the new team.

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View of Perth's CBD

$2.3bn road and rail infrastructure package announced for WA

THE Australian and West Australian governments have reached agreement on a substantial $2.3 billion road and rail infrastructure package for the state, which was included in last week's Federal Budget 2017-18.

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NorthLink WA interchange with Brand Highway

Contract for third and final stage of NorthLink WA awarded to CPB Contractors

WEST Australian Transport Minister Bill Marmion last week awarded the third and final contract for the $1.12 billion NorthLink WA project to CPB Contractors, who will be responsible for the design and construction of the northern section of highway from Ellenbrook to Muchea.

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