Building METRONET
Busting congestion on WA roads
Busting congestion on WA roads

The McGowan Labor Government is delivering a record investment in METRONET and road infrastructure projects in Perth and the regions, creating a pipeline of jobs throughout Western Australia to keep our economy strong.

This year’s Budget, along with the WA Recovery Plan, continues the McGowan Government’s strong record of delivering congestion‑busting, job‑creating transport projects across Western Australia.

2020-21 BUDGET HIGHLIGHTS

  • $354.5m for the soon‑to‑be‑completed Forrestfield-Airport Link project.
  • $275.3m for 246 locally made railcars and the local assembly and manufacturing facility at Bellevue.
  • $100m to install Smart Freeway technology on the Mitchell Freeway from Joondalup to the city.
  • $195m for the Thornlie‑Cockburn Link, Perth’s first east-west rail connection.
  • $184.7m for the Yanchep Rail Extension, with three new train stations.
  • $144.6m for removal of level crossings, including the under-way Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal Project and early works for three others on the Armadale Line.
  • $207.2m for other projects like the Morley‑Ellenbrook Line, Byford Rail Extension and Midland Station project.
  • $92.3m for the construction of the new Bayswater Station, the first stage of the Morley‑Ellenbrook Line.
  • $31.5m to deliver a multi-storey car park at Mandurah Station.
  • $16.3m to help plan and build Lakelands Station.
Page reviewed 8th October 2020