Perth Cycling and Pedestrian Paths Boosted With New Funding

The State Government will invest in new bike and pedestrian paths in a bid to provide a safe and accessible cycling and walking network in WA. $134 million will be provided as part of an integrated transport plan including $67 million over the next four years to create an integrated transport plan, building on the…

Federal Funding Frenzy To Make Up For WA’s GST Shortfall

Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull’s trip to Perth saw the announcement of a record amount of Federal funding for our State. A major $3.2 billion dollars has been committed for the 2018-2019 Federal budget, with hopes of rectifying WA’s unfair share of the GST. “We’ve never made any bones about the fact that the current arrangements…

Swan River foot bridge central arch underway

The Swan River foot bridge has hit a milestone today, with one of the central wishbone arches being lifted into place. This arch will sit 72 metres above sea level, with the second half of the arch expected to be lifted in the coming weeks, subject to weather conditions and operational requirements. The central arch…

3D Virtual Reality to Eliminate Water Infrastructure Flaws

3D virtual reality technology could be the saviour of water infrastructure design flaws, with the Water Corporation implementing the technology to eliminate potential safety issues during the design process. The technology will simulate how water and wastewater infrastructure will function before being built to improve engineering. “This is a big step forward in the way…

Labor Makes More Promises On Metronet

In a press conference this morning, Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten, announced the Labor commitment to allocate $700 million to build the Ellenbrook Morley railway line. “We’re doing this because we’re very committed to making sure Perth has the best possible public transport system,” “It’s good news for jobs, it’s good news for commuters, good news…

Transport and Road Infrastructure Upgrade for Northern Suburbs

The State Government is making a significant $800 million investment, to upgrade transport and road infrastructure in Perth’s Northern suburbs. The METRONO plan will create thousands of jobs, with construction companies being invited to get involved. The construction of Thornlie and Yanchep rail extensions are at the forefront and other upgrades include improvements to Wanneroo…