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Good news for job seekers in WA - Perth Now

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Good news for job seekers in WA
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The full time jobs fall was offset by a 48,000 lift in part time employment. Apart from WA, unemployment rates fell in South Australia (to 6.2 per cent) and Queensland (to 6.2 per cent) while it was steady at 3.2 per cent in the NT. But it lifted ...
WA's unemployment rate falls as job market recoversWAtoday
WA unemployment hits two-year lowBusiness News
Australia's golden run of jobs growth continuesBusiness Insider Australia

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WA nickel mine closes, jobs to go - The West Australian

The West Australian

WA nickel mine closes, jobs to go
The West Australian
The Ravensthorpe nickel mine in Western Australia will be closed from next month, threatening hundreds of jobs. Canadian mining company First Quantum Minerals has announced it will suspend operations at the mine in the state's south-east that is losing ...
Ravensthorpe nickel mine to close due to low market prices, 270 jobs impactedABC Online

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China's TMI to restart Woodie Woodie manganese mine in WA - The Australian

The Australian

China's TMI to restart Woodie Woodie manganese mine in WA
The Australian
The timing of the reopening could prove particularly fortuitous for the estimated 400 people who are facing a future without a job following last week's decision by Canadian company First Quantum Minerals to close the Ravensthorpe nickel mine in WA's ...

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Manganese price surge sees jobs boom as Woodie Woodie reopened - The Australian

The Australian

Manganese price surge sees jobs boom as Woodie Woodie reopened
The Australian
A dramatic surge in the price of manganese has prompted the resurrection of the Woodie Woodie manganese mine in Western Australia, creating more than 300 jobs. China's Ningxia Tianyuan Manganese Industry Co, which took control of the mine in May, ...


Work starts for WA newest gold mine with jobs on offer - The West Australian

The West Australian

Work starts for WA newest gold mine with jobs on offer
The West Australian
Fanfare surrounding the development of a major new gold mine in a remote part of Western Australia has begun, with Premier Mark McGowan pressing the button for the first steel cut by fabricators. The steel was cut at Civmec's Henderson facility on ...


Australia Adds More Jobs Than Forecast on Part-Time Rebound - Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Australia Adds More Jobs Than Forecast on Part-Time Rebound
Bloomberg
“Overall we'd consider this a robust employment report -- and one that follows a string of solid gains,” said Adam Boyton of Deutsche Bank. “Employment has risen by 1.9% in Western Australia over the past year and 2.7% in Queensland after some ...
Australia reports strong labor market conditions again in July, jobless rate down at 5.6 pctEconoTimes

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Turning a weed into a winner: Sterile leucaena research begins in ... - ABC Online

ABC Online

Turning a weed into a winner: Sterile leucaena research begins in ...
ABC Online
Regarded by many as a weed, work is underway to develop a sterile leucaena plant for the cattle industry.

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WA couple turn sheep paddock into citrus orchard after underground water discovery - ABC Online

ABC Online

WA couple turn sheep paddock into citrus orchard after underground water discovery
ABC Online
Nine years ago, they established a 170,000-tree citrus orchard on a sheep property at Moora. The presence of underground water gave them and their business partners the confidence to invest $20 million in the project, which has created jobs and pumped ...


Queensland and Western Australia fuel growth in job advertising ... - Australian Mining

Australian Mining

Queensland and Western Australia fuel growth in job advertising ...
Australian Mining
The mining, resources and energy industry enjoyed the fastest rate of advertising growth of all industries on jobs portal SEEK in June, according to Australian ...
Mining spurring Qld jobs growth - Australia's Mining MonthlyAustralia's Mining Monthly (subscription)

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Hundreds of jobs to support restart of Woodie Woodie mine - Australian Mining

Australian Mining

Hundreds of jobs to support restart of Woodie Woodie mine
Australian Mining
China's Ningxia Tianyuan Manganese Industry (TMI) plans to reopen the Woodie Woodie mine in Western Australia, more than 18 months after it was closed because of low prices. TMI, which is responding to a significant improvement in manganese prices in ...


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