Preferred respondent is announced

Salini Impregilo - NRW Joint Venture (comprising Salini Impregilo S.p.A. and NRW Pty Ltd) has been announced as the preferred respondent to fulfil the main Design and Construct contract for the Forrestfield-Airport Link project.

A statement from the former Minister for Transport, Hon Dean Nalder, can be found here.

Procurement packages

This project has stimulated a lot of interest in the local business community. As the main contractor, Salini-Impregilo NRW Joint Venture, will manage the procurement packages. SI-NRW are now working to establish appropriate platforms and lines of communication to promote these opportunities. Please click here to find out more about the procurement process and packages.

Buy Local Policy

A Buy Local Policy will apply to the main Design and Construct Contract. The State Supply Commission administers this Policy. 

Buy Local is a Government initiative that encourages interest of local industry.

Please click here for more information.

Aboriginal Business Engagement

A business case for the project that sets targets for Aboriginal Business involvement in the construction works associated with the Forrestfield-Airport Link has been endorsed.

The Design and Construct Contractor will be responsible for meeting these targets as part of their contracted agreement with Public Transport Authority. Please click here for more information


Total onsite workforce throughout the project

$15 million

Minimum procurement spend with Aboriginal businesses