Western Australia

East Perth Power Station

Expressions of interest called for East Perth Power Station site

THE Western Australian Government last week called for expressions of interest (EOI) from the private sector to transform the East Perth Power Station site into a precinct that includes a mix of living, working and leisure opportunities.

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South West Pilbara, WA

WA State Aviation Strategy released

THE Western Australian Government last week released the State Aviation Strategy, which aims to support the economic and social development of the state through the provision of safe, affordable, efficient and effective aviation services and infrastructure.

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Driving Change in Our Cities

Development bodies team up to produce an infrastructure plan for Perth and Peel

A NUMBER of state government departments and agencies and local governments have been highly influential to the economy and prosperity of Perth, but there has been a surprisingly poor level of cross discussion and collaboration between them, according to a new partnership between two peak bodies.

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North West Coastal Highway, near Nerren Nerren

Second stage of North West Coastal Highway upgrade now under way

WORK has begun on the 107-kilometre upgrade of the North West Coastal Highway between Mia Mia and Barradale, north of Minilya in Western Australia's Gascoyne region, after a $69 million design and construct contract was awarded to Brierty Bocol Joint Venture (BBJV).

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Artist's impression of the new Perth Stadium

WA Government seeks operator for new Perth Stadium

THE procurement process to appoint the operator responsible for the day-to-day management of the 60,000-seat new Perth Stadium is now under way, after the WA Government this week called for expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced stadium operators.

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Artist's impression of Aubin Grove Station

Designer selected for $57m Aubin Grove Station project

A JOINT venture between Coniglio Ainsworth Architects Pty Ltd and M. P. S. Architects has been selected by the WA Government as the lead design consultant for the $57 million new Aubin Grove Station, which is due to be completed by the end of 2016.

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Artist's impression of proposed water park at Elizabeth Quay

Perth's Elizabeth Quay to get a $10m interactive water park

PERTH'S Elizabeth Quay precinct will boast an interactive water park, covering more than 1,000 square metres and including a water feature with choreographed water jets, lighting and sound, after a $10 million contribution from BHP Billiton.

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Aerial view of Tonkin Highway and Leach Highway interchange

Gateway WA project passes halfway mark; due to open in mid-2016

CONSTRUCTION of the $1 billion Gateway WA project has passed the halfway mark and is due to be completed six months earlier than originally scheduled, with final completion projected by mid-2016, ahead of the planned consolidation of the domestic and international Perth airport terminals.

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Scarborough Beach, Perth

Draft Scarborough Master Plan released for public comment

PLANS to create one of Australia's best beachfront destinations have moved ahead after the release this week of the draft Scarborough Master Plan, which provides the framework for a $57.4 million redevelopment and identifies opportunities for new housing and entertainment and leisure facilities.

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Perth CBD

City of Perth outlines vision for one-in-100-year reform

PERTH Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi has urged the State Government to be bold in its proposed legislative changes to expand its boundaries, saying the reforms represent a one-in-100-year opportunity to shape a stronger capital city and the government must get it right.

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