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Parliamentary Questions

Question On Notice No. 1217 asked in the Legislative Council on 8 May 2018 by Hon Tim Clifford

Question Directed to the: Minister for Environment representing the Minister for Transport
Minister responding: Hon R. Saffioti
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Tabled Paper No: 1527- View tabled paper

(1) I refer to the Minister’s press release ‘Major boost to cycling for the future’, dated 4 September 2017, and the $55 million allocated towards filling gaps in the current Principal Shared Path network (PSP) around Perth. For each of the following four projects, will the Minister please provide, by item, the expected months and years in which each project is expected to begin and end:
(a) Mitchell Freeway PSP, Glendalough Station to Hutton Street missing link;
(b) Mitchell Freeway PSP, Erindale Road to Civic Place missing link;
(c) Fremantle Line PSP, Grant Street to North Fremantle extension; and
(d) Midland Line PSP, Success Hill Station to Railway Parade cul-de-sac missing link?
(2) With reference to the map on the Department of Transport’s website titled ‘Principal Shared Path Program (2017-2022)’, dated 30 August 2017, will the Minister please list in what ways funding commitments and time frames on the map differ from the funding commitments and time frames that were current under the previous Government, prior to the March 2017 State election?
(3) In relation to (2), will the Minister please table the equivalent map showing PSP funding commitments and time frames that was current prior to the March 2017 change of Government?
(4) If no to (2), why not?
(5) If no to (3), why not?

Answered on 28 June 2018


(a) Expected to commence in the first quarter of 2018-19, with completion in 2019.

(b) Expected construction commencement and completion in 2019-20.

(c) This is split into three sections. The first two sections (Grant Street to Jarrad Street and Jarrad Street to Victoria Street Station) to be constructed in 2018-19. With the third section (Victoria Street Station to North Fremantle Station) following in 2019-20.

(d) Construction to commence in late-2018 and be completed early-2019.

(2) As part of the Government’s commitment to cycling, a number of projects were brought forward including the Fremantle Railway Principal Shared Path (PSP) and Graham Farmer Freeway to Great Eastern Highway projects.

Additionally, new projects include the Midland Railway PSP (Success Hill Station to Railway Parade cul-de-sac, Armadale Road PSP (Tapper Road to Anstey Road), Roe Highway PSP (Kalamunda Road intersection), Reid Highway PSP (Altone Road to West Swan Road) and the Yanchep Railway PSP.

(3) [See tabled paper no.]

(4)-(5) Not applicable.