Western Australia


WA Government introduces proposed new City of Perth Act to Parliament

THE West Australian Government last week said it has taken a major step towards increasing Perth's profile as an important and vibrant city in the Asia region, following the introduction of proposed new legislation to give greater recognition to Perth as the state's capital city.

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Midland Master Plan

WA Government releases final Midland Master Plan

WEST Australian Planning Minister John Day last week released the final Midland Master Plan, which aims to guide the area's growth as a strategic metropolitan centre with more housing, jobs and community spaces.

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Train arriving at Esplanade Station, Perth

Perth's railcar order reaches halfway mark

THE newest train on Perth's rail network commenced passenger service this week, marking the halfway point in the Western Australian Government's purchase of 22 B-series trains at a cost of $244 million.

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Perth CBD

WA asset sales good for budget and infrastructure: IPA

THE 2015-16 Western Australian Budget sees the State Government commit to asset sales to bring down the state's mounting debt, win additional Commonwealth funding support and sustain WA's infrastructure programme, according to Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (IPA).

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Perth Freight Link project map

Three proponents shortlisted for $1.5bn Perth Freight Link

THE Australian and Western Australian governments this week said they are getting on with delivering world-class infrastructure, after three proponents were invited to proceed to the Request for Proposals (RFP) phase of the $1.575 billion Perth Freight Link project.

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

$209m Perth Busport on track for completion next year

A NEW video provides an insider's view of Perth's new underground busport in Wellington Street, which is on track to be completed next year, with excavation 70 per cent complete and the roof already installed.

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