Number of WA government departments slashed by 40pc
"I have always had the view ... that there were too many government departments, too many government agencies across Western Australia which lead to duplication, a silo culture, a lack of collaboration between agencies that affected service delivery ...
Mark McGowan slashes WA public sector from 41 to 25 departments
Public sector to be slashed by 40 per cent
Public service job cuts confirmed as part of Labor's reforms
Premier sticks boot into mining industry over local jobs
WA Premier Mark McGowan has taken a swipe at the state's mining sector, urging firms to focus on local jobs, skills and apprenticeships to combat what he says is a rising tide of public hostility. Mr McGowan has pointed to the WA Nationals' proposed ...
Cross-country gas pipeline sparks GST ultimatum from WA
Westpac 'more interested in noisy activists'
Resources Minister Matthew Canavan has accused the Westpac bank of being more interested in listening to “noisy activists in Sydney” than job-seekers in north Queensland. Attacking the bank for its announcement today that it will ... “It is not just me ...
State govt departments cut, top paid jobs to go
The state government has cut the number of its departments from 41 down to 25, with a fifth of jobs in the Senior Executive Service – Western Australia's highest-paid bureaucrats – to go. Premier Mark McGowan told reporters today the 40 per cent ...
Optus announces job cuts across divisions in reform - The Australian
Optus is making more cuts to its workforce with the telco making 320 roles redundant across a number of divisions.
Rio Tinto mines to support more than 1000 jobs in WA
The development of Rio Tinto's Silvergrass, West Angeles and Yandicoogina mines are set to support more than 1000 construction jobs in Western Australia. Silvergrass is Rio's sixteenth mine in the WA's Pilbara, with construction ramping up since the ...
Mount Gibson to create 400 jobs to restart Koolan Island iron ore mine
“Coming shortly after extending the life of our Mid West operations, the redevelopment of Koolan Island also re-establishes Mount Gibson's status as one of Australia's premier high-grade producers at a time of rapidly growing demand for premium quality ...
'I'm over the moon': Jobless father's desperate attempt pays off
Mr Puttick after finishing the first day of his trial. Photo: Supplied. "I had everything from the Sherriff of Western Australia drive past... job recruitment agencies drive past and just stare at me, I personally thought they would have been the type ...
Turnbull bans 457 visas
MALCOLM Turnbull is set to announce the abolition of the 457 skilled visa program, arguing it was time to put “Australian jobs and values” first. The Prime Minister will announce the program, which was widely used across WA through the mining boom ...
457 visa abolished, Malcolm Turnbull says fewer jobs for foreigners
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Value of Western Australian resources sector picks up for first time in three years
He also believed the positive figures in the iron ore and gold sectors in particular would translate to jobs growth. "There's more than 104,000 people employed in WA's mining industry. Over half of those owe their employment to the iron ore sector," Mr ...