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 marked National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June) by hosting a number of events across our agencies and project sites.
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?
Have you seen the new METRONET posters spicing up Transperth trains?
Thanks again to everyone who came and visited us at Yagan Square over the school holidays!
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.
METRONET has officially registered for a Green Star Volume Certification under the Green Star Railway Stations v1.1 tool.
This year NAIDOC Week celebrates ‘Always Was, Always Will Be’, recognising the spiritual and cultural connection that First Nations people have to country.
Fauna trapping and spotting ahead of major construction work starting on the Thornlie-Cockburn Link is being implemented with great success.
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.
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.
Building For Tomorrow – an information campaign and supporting website – kicked off this week to give travellers information and updates on the major road, rail, cycling and marina projects in planning, underway or fast-tracked across WA.
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.
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.
METRONET’s Aboriginal Engagement Strategy, Gnarla Biddi, has celebrated its first year with the release of its Annual Report.
2019 was a huge year for METRONET with a number of major milestones had.