Western Australia

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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WA Government adopts unsolicited bids guideline

WEST Australian Lands Minister Terry Redman last week announced the State Government had adopted the 'Unsolicited Bids Guideline for the Sale or Lease of State-Owned Land' after extensive consultation with stakeholders and the community.

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Perth Freight Link project map

WA Government announces that EPA will reassess Roe 8 project

A SUPREME Court decision which found the EPA's assessment of the Roe Highway Stage 8 project to be invalid will be appealed to clarify requirements for approval decision-making, the WA Government announced last week.

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Three companies shortlisted for second stage of NorthLink WA

THREE companies have been shortlisted to prepare detailed proposals for construction of Stage Two of the $1.12 billion NorthLink WA initiative, which involves the construction of a freeway between Reid Highway and Ellenbrook.

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Draft Perth and Peel Green Growth Plan for 3.5 million

Draft Perth and Peel Green Growth Plan released for public comment

THE West Australian Government last week announced one of the biggest red tape cuts to the environmental planning approval process ever undertaken in Western Australia, with the release of the draft 'Perth and Peel Green Growth Plan for 3.5 million' for public comment.

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Artist's impression of Airport West station platform

Australian Government approves on-airport elements of Perth Airport rail link

AUSTRALIAN Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss last week approved the on-airport elements of the Forrestfield-Airport Link rail project, which he said is consistent with development plans outlined in the Perth Airport 2014 Master Plan.

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North West Coastal Highway, near Nerren Nerren, south of Mia Mia

Stage 1 of the North West Coastal Highway upgrade opens to traffic

THE Australian and West Australian governments last week announced that the first stage of the North West Coastal Highway upgrade is now open to traffic, improving safety for all vehicles travelling between the Minilya Roadhouse and Lyndon River.

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Artist's impression of Morley Drive-Tonkin Highway intersection

Work on Stage 1 of NorthLink WA to begin next year

WORK will start in early 2016 on the Tonkin Grade Separations, the first stage of the $1.12 billion NorthLink WA initiative, which aims to enhance freight efficiency and productivity by improving the link between Perth and the north west of WA.

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