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Public transport the key to a Golden SmartRider

Public transport the key to a Golden SmartRider

You could be as lucky as (if not luckier than) Augustus Gloop, Veruca Salt, Violet Beauregarde, Mike Teavee, and Charlie Bucket by scooping a Golden SmartRider!

Project schedules adjusted to suit current economic conditions

Project schedules adjusted to suit current economic conditions

Today’s State Budget delivered a $5.7 billion investment in 15 METRONET projects over the next four years, with $1.5 billion to be spent in 2021-22, creating and supporting thousands of local jobs.

METRONET Noongar Reference Group win NAIDOC Perth award

METRONET Noongar Reference Group win NAIDOC Perth award

Ahead of NAIDOC Week, the METRONET Noongar Reference Group has won the Heal Country Award as part of this year’s NAIDOC Perth Awards, marking an exciting achievement for the group and for the Gnarla Biddi Strategy.

METRONET marks National Reconciliation Week

METRONET marks National Reconciliation Week

METRONET marked National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June) by hosting a number of events across our agencies and project sites.

What's in a Noongar Place Name?

What's in a Noongar Place Name?

Did you know that Mirrabooka is the Aboriginal word for the Southern Cross constellation? There are many places across Western Australia whose names have Noongar origins – but what about the names of the place where METRONET’s stations will be built?

Local artist explores Perth’s exciting future with a nod to the past

Local artist explores Perth’s exciting future with a nod to the past

Have you seen the new METRONET posters spicing up Transperth trains?

Did you C Perth’s new trains?

Did you C Perth’s new trains?

Thanks again to everyone who came and visited us at Yagan Square over the school holidays!

All Aboard the C-series

All Aboard the C-series

Want to be among the first to see the new C-series? Get down to Yagan Square these April school holidays to get up close with the new METRONET railcar.

Greener pastures for METRONET

Greener pastures for METRONET

METRONET has officially registered for a Green Star Volume Certification under the Green Star Railway Stations v1.1 tool.

NAIDOC Highlights Cultural Connections

NAIDOC Highlights Cultural Connections

This year NAIDOC Week celebrates ‘Always Was, Always Will Be’, recognising the spiritual and cultural connection that First Nations people have to country.

Creatures feature in clearing

Creatures feature in clearing

Fauna trapping and spotting ahead of major construction work starting on the Thornlie-Cockburn Link is being implemented with great success.

Local digital creator bringing future METRONET benefits to life

Local digital creator bringing future METRONET benefits to life

METRONET has teamed up with a Perth-based digital creator, Mitchell Yeats, to bring the future benefits of METRONET to life through a series of videos.

Local Aboriginal businesses delivering METRONET projects

Local Aboriginal businesses delivering METRONET projects

Contracts worth more than $7 million have been awarded to a diverse array of Aboriginal businesses across the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension projects by NEWest Alliance. 

Gnarla Biddi breathes new life into business models

Gnarla Biddi breathes new life into business models

A traditional custodian, former police officer and co-founder of the Nyoongar Patrol started his business, Nyungar Birdiyia, in 2004, providing cultural advice and training in government, businesses and schools.  

METRONET to bring more Public Art to Perth

METRONET to bring more Public Art to Perth

As well as instilling a sense of local pride, public art’s celebration or commemoration of what is unique or special about a place can be a huge driver for domestic and international tourism.

Gnarla Biddi’s Year in Review

Gnarla Biddi’s Year in Review

METRONET’s Aboriginal Engagement Strategy, Gnarla Biddi, has celebrated its first year with the release of its Annual Report.

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