The West Australian

01 April 2024

WA’s biggest public infrastructure project could finally be near take-off after 3½ years of frustrating negotiations with Federal environment regulators that have delayed construction.

Perth Airport’s $1 billion second major runway was approved by the Morrison government in November 2020, but the aviation hub has been left waiting since then on final environmental approvals from the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water.

[Read more: Perth Airport waits on final Federal environmental approvals to kickstart $1 billion new runway | The West Australian]