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It's all about the art at New Bayswater Station

It's all about the art at New Bayswater Station

Seven local and Noongar artists with diverse backgrounds, experience and styles have been selected to create public art as part of the METRONET New Bayswater Station Project.

Abundant art in Kelmscott

Abundant art in Kelmscott

An array of public art has popped up in the Kelmscott Station Plaza and surrounding area in a nod to the nearby Darling Ranges, the local flora and fauna, and Noongar language and culture.

Stage 2 underway for specialist METRONET Trade Training Centre

Stage 2 underway for specialist METRONET Trade Training Centre

The $5.6 million specialist METRONET Trade Training Centre at North Metropolitan TAFE's Midland campus has entered the next phase, with works on the $4.6 million Stage 2 section underway.

The art of ‘Truck Vs Bridge’

The art of ‘Truck Vs Bridge’

We asked the people of Perth how they’d like to honour the notorious Bayswater Bridge that’s terrorised truck drivers and caused traffic mayhem for decades…and the results are in!

A greener way to retain

A greener way to retain

Close to 60,000! That’s the number of recycled blocks used so far to build the retaining walls along the rail corridor of the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension.

National Reconciliation Week 2022 at METRONET

National Reconciliation Week 2022 at METRONET

To mark National Reconciliation Week and Sorry Day at METRONET, we engaged in learning opportunities and activities to reflect on the significance of our shared histories, cultures, and achievements.

State Budget delivers METRONET investment

State Budget delivers METRONET investment

The State Budget has today delivered a $6 billion investment in METRONET over the next four years, with $2 billion to be spent in 2022-23, continuing Perth’s transformation.

Celebrating local at Kelmscott Fun Day

Celebrating local at Kelmscott Fun Day

Over 500 local community members came together on Sunday 1 May to celebrate the opening of the new Kelmscott Station Plaza, with festivities for all ages at the Celebrate Kelmscott Fun Day.

Noongar Place Names to be celebrated at future stations

Noongar Place Names to be celebrated at future stations

Mandjoogoordap – ‘meeting place of the heart’. This is just one of 14 Noongar names identified in Stage 1 of the Noongar Place Names Initiative.

Public art in the pipeline

Public art in the pipeline

The place where you live has something special and unique about its identity formed by the local culture, history, landscape and people. One way we can express and celebrate this identity is through public art.

Rewards for Kelmscott locals this May

Rewards for Kelmscott locals this May

Up to $1,000 worth of shopping vouchers are up for grabs this May as part of the METRONET Buy Local, Celebrate Kelmscott rewards program.

Caledonian Avenue Level Crossing closed for good

Caledonian Avenue Level Crossing closed for good

Work didn’t stop over the Easter long weekend, with the Caledonian Avenue Level Crossing closing on Good Friday.

Festivities at Celebrate Kelmscott Fun Day

Festivities at Celebrate Kelmscott Fun Day

Friends, families and neighbours will come together on Sunday 1 May to celebrate the opening of the new Kelmscott Station Plaza.

Yanchep Station – connecting to Country

Yanchep Station – connecting to Country

What’s in a name? What does it tell us about a person or place? In Noongar language, the name Yanchep refers to the ‘native flax or bulrush reed’ commonly found in wetlands throughout the area. 

Public Art applications made easy with interactive learning

Public Art applications made easy with interactive learning

Young and emerging artists across WA can now tap into an exciting new interactive learning resource, helping them turn their creative talents towards public art opportunities on METRONET projects.

New beginning in Bayswater following Midland Line Shutdown

New beginning in Bayswater following Midland Line Shutdown

The first half of the new Bayswater Station will open to passengers after a Midland Line closure from Friday 23 September – Sunday 16 October.

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