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Parliamentary Questions

Question Without Notice No. 959 asked in the Legislative Council on 4 September 2019 by Hon Simon O’Brien

Minister responding: Hon R. Saffioti
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 4 September 2019


959. Hon SIMON O'BRIEN to the minister representing the Minister for Transport:

(1) Since 9 May 2019, has the McGowan government made any representations to the federal government seeking federal funding for the duplication of Bussell Highway between Busselton and Capel?

(2) If so, what was the date of contact and the method of contact?


I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question. The following information has been provided to me by the Minister for Transport.

(1)–(2) There have been a number of discussions between Main Roads and the federal Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development. Additionally, the Minister for Transport has recently written to the federal Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development regarding the duplication of Bussell Highway. The minister has also raised this matter directly with the shadow transport spokesperson in the Legislative Assembly chamber.