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Parliamentary Questions

Question On Notice No. 2832 asked in the Legislative Council on 19 February 2020 by Hon Martin Aldridge

Question Directed to the: Minister for Environment representing the Minister for Transport
Minister responding: Hon R. Saffioti
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

I refer to the Minister’s media statement of 1 August 2019, entitled "Federal backing sought for WA road safety initiative", and my previous question without notice 953:
(a) please table the business case upon which the $900 million in project funding is predicated;
(b) did the Minister attend the Transport and Infrastructure Council meeting in Adelaide and, if so, how did the Minister present the project to the meeting;
(c) who has undertaken the modelling that suggests the project would prevent more than 2,100 killed or seriously injured crashes; and
(d) will the Minister please table correspondence between the Minister's office and the Federal Minister, in relation to this issue?

Answered on 31 March 2020

(a) [See tabled paper no.] Note – this project was subsequently listed by Infrastructure Australia as a Nationally Significant High Priority Initiative.

(b) Yes. The Minister wrote to all Minister’s attending the Transport and Infrastructure Council meeting about the project, along with discussions during the meeting.

(c) Main Roads Western Australia.

(d) [See tabled paper no.]