Western Australia


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.

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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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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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