Western Australia

Artist's impression of the Yagan Square entry to Perth Busport

$217m Perth Busport to be operational on July 17

TRANSPERTH services will begin operating from the new $217 million underground Perth Busport on Sunday, July 17, the Western Australian Government announced last week.

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Sky Ribbon at the Grand Gateway Interchange

Gateway WA project completed ahead of schedule

THE Australian and West Australian governments last week announced that the Gateway WA project has been completed almost a year ahead of schedule and under budget.

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Draft Wanju District Structure Plan

WA Government releases draft Wanju District Structure Plan for public comment

GREATER Bunbury's newest urban expansion area will create vast economic and residential opportunities in one of the State's fastest growing regions, according to WA Planning Minister Donna Faragher who last week released the draft Wanju District Structure Plan for public comment.

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Artist's impression of pedestrian caution lights

Traffic signal innovation benefits all: WA Government

IN an Australian first, Western Australia is now the first state to have all traffic signals operating with LED displays following the recent completion of a six-year program converting all lights to LED.

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WA Parliament passes City of Perth legislation

LEGISLATION establishing the City of Perth as Western Australia's capital city has passed both Houses of State Parliament, which Premier Colin Barnett described as a landmark moment for the State."Perth is the centre of business, tourism and retail activity and is the pre-eminent entertainment precinct in the State," Mr Barnett said in a statement last week.

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Artist's impression of Airport West station platform

Preferred respondent selected for Forrestfield-Airport Link

THE West Australian Government last week announced that an unincorporated joint venture, comprising Salini Impregilo S.p.A. and NRW Pty Ltd, has been selected as the preferred respondent to deliver the main works for the Forrestfield-Airport Link.

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Artist's impression of the new Perth Stadium

Preferred Perth Stadium operator named

THE Western Australian Government will enter into exclusive negotiations with Stadium Australia Operations to become operator of the Perth Stadium, following a three-month evaluation period and subsequent approval by State Cabinet.

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Artist's impression of proposed water park at Elizabeth Quay

Perth's Elizabeth Quay precinct officially opens

AFTER decades of discussion and debate about connecting the Swan River to the city, West Australian Premier Colin Barnett and Planning Minister John Day last week officially opened Elizabeth Quay.

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