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The financial problem West Australians don't want to talk about - WAtoday
The financial problem West Australians don't want to talk about  WAtoday

More of us are going through it, but nobody wants to talk about mortgage stress. Talking about mortgages is one of the more boring things you can do. Anyone ...


Local railcars to provide WA job boost - NEWS.com.au
Local railcars to provide WA job boost  NEWS.com.au

More than 200 long-term jobs will be created in Western Australia as the state government moves to boost the amount of railcars made locally.


Innovation Consortium a hub for ideas to create WA jobs - Mirage News
Innovation Consortium a hub for ideas to create WA jobs  Mirage News

Innovation Consortium unlocks new ideas to create more jobs through the McGowan Government's innovation hubs WA Government's consortium series to...


Western Australia just doesn’t have the skills to take South Australia’s sub maintenance work, SA Premier claims - The Advertiser
Western Australia just doesn’t have the skills to take South Australia’s sub maintenance work, SA Premier claims  The Advertiser

The fight for hundreds of defence jobs has escalated, with Premier Steven Marshall declaring Western Australia incapable of doing the work. The WA State ...


Australian unemployment rate steady as economy surprises with 40,000 extra jobs - ABC News
Australian unemployment rate steady as economy surprises with 40,000 extra jobs  ABC News

Australia's unemployment rate is holding steady at 5.2 per cent as a surprise job creation bounce offsets an increase in the number of people looking for work.


New Australind rail cars delivering Western Australian jobs - Mirage News
New Australind rail cars delivering Western Australian jobs  Mirage News

McGowan Government announces Alstom as preferred proponent to deliver six new Australind rail cars 50 per cent of the railcars must be made in Western...


Hundreds of SA businesses in the submarine supply chain in the firing line - The Advertiser
Hundreds of SA businesses in the submarine supply chain in the firing line  The Advertiser

Almost 800 businesses will be affected and a further 400 million in economic activity could be lost each year if a submarine maintenance program goes to ...


Hundreds of South Australian workers could leave industry if jobs move west, union warns - The Advertiser
Hundreds of South Australian workers could leave industry if jobs move west, union warns  The Advertiser

A second “Valley of Death” looms at Adelaide shipbuilder ASC, the union warns, if 700 jobs are moved to Western Australia. South Australian Labor Senator ...


WA to see jobs boost after Pilbara Metal Group, Element 25 Limited and Mineral Commodities handed government grants - The West Australian
WA to see jobs boost after Pilbara Metal Group, Element 25 Limited and Mineral Commodities handed government grants  The West Australian

Three WA minerals projects will receive a share of $30 million worth of government grants to support the development of new technology and create hundreds ...


Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance alleges there have been fewer Mortal Kombat production jobs than expected so far - The West Australian
Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance alleges there have been fewer Mortal Kombat production jobs than expected so far  The West Australian

SA's entertainment union is challenging the Mortal Kombat production, claiming it has overstated the number of local jobs it will provide.


Tourism boom adds 2000 new jobs in WA as sector grows to be bigger employer than mining - The West Australian
Tourism boom adds 2000 new jobs in WA as sector grows to be bigger employer than mining  The West Australian

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Monadelphous scores Albemarle contract at Kemerton lithium plant - Australian Mining
Monadelphous scores Albemarle contract at Kemerton lithium plant  Australian Mining

Monadelphous has won a contract to provide services to Albemarle's Kemerton lithium hydroxide plant near Bunbury in Western Australia. The Perth-based ...


Doubts WA could take Adelaide’s submarine maintenance jobs because skilled workers wouldn’t want to move - The Advertiser
Doubts WA could take Adelaide’s submarine maintenance jobs because skilled workers wouldn’t want to move  The Advertiser

West Australians pushing to steal a lucrative submarine maintenance program from South Australia could be underestimating the difficulty in getting a workforce, ...


Australian mining company Lynas gets permission to dispose of radioactive waste in Malaysia, dividing locals - ABC News
Australian mining company Lynas gets permission to dispose of radioactive waste in Malaysia, dividing locals  ABC News

An Australian mining company has been told to "get lost" and "go back to Australia" amid an ongoing row over hundreds of thousands of tonnes of radioactive ...


Civmec contract with Fortescue to create 300 jobs - Australian Mining
Civmec contract with Fortescue to create 300 jobs  Australian Mining

Fortescue Metals Group has awarded Civmec a contract for the delivery of the primary crushing and ore processing facility at its Eliwana iron ore project in the ...


Goldfields info session on 10¢ plastic refund scheme - The West Australian
Goldfields info session on 10¢ plastic refund scheme  The West Australian

The co-ordinators of WA's new container deposit scheme will be in Kalgoorlie-Boulder next week to explain how local organisations can get involved with the ...


Great Australian Bight seismic testing delayed as PGS suspends plans until next year - ABC News
Great Australian Bight seismic testing delayed as PGS suspends plans until next year  ABC News

A plan to probe the Great Australian Bight for gas and oil using seismic testing is delayed, with the company behind the move confirming its testing will be ...


Up to 80 jobs affected as government flags closure of Collie coal generators - Sydney Morning Herald
Up to 80 jobs affected as government flags closure of Collie coal generators  Sydney Morning Herald

It is expected about 30 workers will be affected by the closure of the first Muja C unit five on October 1, 2022. A further 40 to 50 workers will be impacted by the ...


Investors warned against buying property near Adani coal mine - 9News
Investors warned against buying property near Adani coal mine  9News

Investors have been warned not to think they can cash in on the recently-approved Adani coal mine by buying up property around the huge Queensland project.


Job market slack keeps lid on wages - The West Australian
Job market slack keeps lid on wages  The West Australian

Total hourly pay rates, excluding bonuses, rose by 0.6 per cent in the June quarter but annual wage growth remains flat.


Industry and military join forces in WA - Big Rigs
Industry and military join forces in WA  Big Rigs

AUSTRALIA'S most significant export assets are largely grouped in and around the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of northwest Western Australia.


These Are The Aussie Jobs With The Biggest Salary Growth This Year - 10 daily
These Are The Aussie Jobs With The Biggest Salary Growth This Year  10 daily

A new employment report shows the number of job ads has dramatically dropped in recent times, while essential industries are those enjoying the greatest pay ...


WA waits on call to shift 700 submarine jobs west - The West Australian
WA waits on call to shift 700 submarine jobs west  The West Australian

The State Government's push to shift maintenance work for the Collins class submarines to the west could inject $1 billion into the WA economy.


West Australia selects Alstom to build new Metronet railcars - Railway Technology
West Australia selects Alstom to build new Metronet railcars  Railway Technology

The Government of West Australia has selected Alstom as preferred bidder to deliver a total of 252 electric multiple-unit cars.


Mining town property prices are on the up - The Australian Financial Review
Mining town property prices are on the up  The Australian Financial Review

It has taken five years, but the housing markets that have been savaged by the resources downturn are finally staging a sustained recovery, new data show.


Battle for SA submarine jobs heats up - The Advertiser
Battle for SA submarine jobs heats up  The Advertiser

Premier Steven Marshall will visit Prime Minster Scott Morrison this week to launch an offensive to ensure more than 700 submarine jobs remain in Adelaide.


Report shows record number of jobs for WA tourism industry - Mirage News
Report shows record number of jobs for WA tourism industry  Mirage News

Highest number of WA tourism industry jobs on record Tourism Research Australia State Tourism Satellite Account 2017-18 released Report reveals...


Mathias Cormann backs the Perth Freight Link, Roe 8 plans for jobs growth - The West Australian
Mathias Cormann backs the Perth Freight Link, Roe 8 plans for jobs growth  The West Australian

Federal Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has weighed into the growing brawl over a push to revive the Perth Freight Link.


NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says 3D printing to provide thousands of jobs for western Sydney - The West Australian
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says 3D printing to provide thousands of jobs for western Sydney  The West Australian

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian has vowed to turn Western Sydney into a “Silicon Valley of 3D printing“ that will secure thousands of long-term jobs ...


Solutions Architect (Applications And Technology) - The Conversation AU
Solutions Architect (Applications And Technology)  The Conversation AU

University IT. A pivotal role in shaping the technology future for a top 100 University; Level 9, full-time appointment on a permanent/ongoing basis; Salary range: ...


Business Council chief to lash the Act, saying 'green tape' is hurting the national economy, jobs - The West Australian
Business Council chief to lash the Act, saying 'green tape' is hurting the national economy, jobs  The West Australian

Business Council of Australia chief Jennifer Westacott will today lash the Environment Protection Biodiversity and Conservation Act, saying it stymies resources ...


US President brags that 'Trump Tariffs' have wiped out millions of jobs in China - The West Australian
US President brags that 'Trump Tariffs' have wiped out millions of jobs in China  The West Australian

US President Trump's bizarre boast that he has destroyed millions of Chinese jobs has reignited concerns about the economic health of Australia's biggest ...


Tourism industry workforce grows to record 38,900 people - The Advertiser
Tourism industry workforce grows to record 38,900 people  The Advertiser

A tourism boost across South Australia has created more than 1600 jobs in the past year, new figures reveal.


Online job ad numbers fall for sixth month - Nine
Online job ad numbers fall for sixth month  Nine

The number of jobs advertised online dipped 0.6 per cent in June, marking a sixth consecutive month of falls recorded by the federal government's Internet ...


Academic Services Officer (Podiatry Clinic Reception) - The Conversation AU
Academic Services Officer (Podiatry Clinic Reception)  The Conversation AU

School of Allied Health · Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Level 5, full-time appointment fixed term until 31 Dec 2020; Salary range: $69,067 to ...


State by state: An August update on Australia's property markets - SmartCompany.com.au
State by state: An August update on Australia's property markets  SmartCompany.com.au

After a two-year slide, the latest stats show we're at or near the bottom of this property cycle. Here's a breakdown, state by state.


Goomalling farmer backed to make Wheatbelt a leading beer producer - Avon Valley Advocate
Goomalling farmer backed to make Wheatbelt a leading beer producer  Avon Valley Advocate

A Wheatbelt farmer is helping turn the region into an industry leader for beer production. Goomalling farmer Rex Rowles will use a state government Agricultu...


PhD Scholarship Centre for Transforming Maintenance Through Data Science - The Conversation AU
PhD Scholarship Centre for Transforming Maintenance Through Data Science  The Conversation AU

This PhD opportunity is for engineering, mathematics, statistics and/or computer science students with an interest in being involved in data science research that ...


Soaring into bigger discounts for regional Australia - CQ News
Soaring into bigger discounts for regional Australia  CQ News

Moranbah is on the list to be included in discount program for regional Australia.


Jobs news: City of Paramatta, Morrison & Co, NSW Circular, AECOM - The Fifth Estate
Jobs news: City of Paramatta, Morrison & Co, NSW Circular, AECOM  The Fifth Estate

City of Paramatta has appointed a new chief executive officer after more than a year-long search, and he comes from the property industry, a smart choice given ...


As WA jobless rate hits historic high, peak business group warns worse is to come - ABC News
As WA jobless rate hits historic high, peak business group warns worse is to come  ABC News

The unemployment rate in Western Australia has reached its highest since 2002 and, despite a new promise of 150000 more jobs, the Chamber of Commerce ...


More jobs growth in Western Australia - Australian Mining
More jobs growth in Western Australia  Australian Mining

Western Australia ushers in the new year with a 2.7 per cent increase in job vacancies last month, crowning it as the dominant state in the mining sector.


WA unemployment rate highest since 2002 as record numbers seek work - ABC News
WA unemployment rate highest since 2002 as record numbers seek work  ABC News

Western Australia's unemployment rate climbs to its highest level in nearly two decades as a record number of people seek work, with the Opposition labelling ...


Residents near Albemarle's WA lithium refinery fear jobs are going to city workers - ABC News
Residents near Albemarle's WA lithium refinery fear jobs are going to city workers  ABC News

An American company building WA's largest lithium refinery has received pushback from locals in WA's South West, amid concerns it is sourcing most of its ...


Queensland takes Western Australia's top spot for jobs growth - Australian Mining
Queensland takes Western Australia's top spot for jobs growth  Australian Mining

Job seekers in Queensland can be confident as vacancies are at their highest since January 2014, with a 5.3 per cent rise in March 2019. This contributes to a ...


Average wages in Canberra are flatlining according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics - The Canberra Times
Average wages in Canberra are flatlining according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics  The Canberra Times

A increase in female average earnings has offset a fall for men, to keep Canberrans as having the largest pay packets in the nation.


Australia's jobs of the future and how much you'll earn - The West Australian
Australia's jobs of the future and how much you'll earn  The West Australian

Thinking of a career change? Here's the four sectors where skills will be in most demand and how much each job will pay ...


BHP set to axe Perth office jobs - The West Australian
BHP set to axe Perth office jobs  The West Australian

As many as 200 jobs are expected to be lost from BHP's Perth office as part of a round of more than 700 redundancies across the mining giant's operations ...


WA Budget: State’s fortunes turning around, thousands of extra jobs on the horizon - The West Australian
WA Budget: State’s fortunes turning around, thousands of extra jobs on the horizon  The West Australian

The local economy is sharply heading upwards, with billions of dollars of business investment gathering pace on a new wave of resource projects.


Small rise in WA’s unemployment rate as 4000 jobs lost - The West Australian
Small rise in WA’s unemployment rate as 4000 jobs lost  The West Australian

Australia's unemployment rate remained steady at a seasonally adjusted 5.2 per cent in May, but underemployment has risen because of a jobs surge ...


Young people from country WA ‘desperate’ to find work in Perth’s struggling economy - The West Australian
Young people from country WA ‘desperate’ to find work in Perth’s struggling economy  The West Australian

Young people moving from the country to the city have revealed that the lack of employment is forcing them to rely on friends and family just to keep a roof over ...


WA workers missing out on thousands of jobs as mining companies hire overseas workers - The West Australian
WA workers missing out on thousands of jobs as mining companies hire overseas workers  The West Australian

West Australian workers look like missing out on thousands of new jobs that are being set aside for a new wave of overseas tradesmen.


WA second-highest unemployment rate in Australia - The West Australian
WA second-highest unemployment rate in Australia  The West Australian

A record number of West Australians are now employed, but the State still has the second-highest unemployment rate in the country.


City of Perth to axe half of management jobs to cut staff costs - The West Australian
City of Perth to axe half of management jobs to cut staff costs  The West Australian

The council's top-heavy bureaucracy is being targeted as the chief executive admits soaring staff costs need to be brought under control.


5 Things You Need to Know About Katherine Langford - HYPEBAE
5 Things You Need to Know About Katherine Langford  HYPEBAE

With the third season of Netflix series 13 Reasons Why premiering this week, we're preparing for the new show by taking a look at one of the actresses from the ...


WA's volatile jobless numbers fall amid blue over Shorten wages policy - The Age
WA's volatile jobless numbers fall amid blue over Shorten wages policy  The Age

WA's volatile jobless rate fell from 6.9 to 5.9 per cent in February, amid fears Labor's wages policy will force three quarters of businesses to cut back on staff.


WA jobs tax fix a matter of urgency - The West Australian
WA jobs tax fix a matter of urgency  The West Australian

Fewer than one in three WA business owners plans to hire new staff this quarter as economic confidence slumps, underscoring the need for urgent payroll tax ...


Federal election 2019: WA jobs the winner, says mining sector - The West Australian
Federal election 2019: WA jobs the winner, says mining sector  The West Australian

West Australians will reap the benefits of more jobs as a result of a continuing Coalition Government, the mining sector says.


Premier Mark McGowan’s 150,000 WA jobs promise on shaky ground as employment market stalls - The West Australian
Premier Mark McGowan’s 150,000 WA jobs promise on shaky ground as employment market stalls  The West Australian

Not a single extra West Australian is in a job compared to nine months ago. New figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show there were 1,337,700 West ...


WA's next wave of mining jobs and the skills in demand - The West Australian
WA's next wave of mining jobs and the skills in demand  The West Australian

Your guide to the biggest resources projects taking off in WA within the next few years, where to find them, and the skills that will be in short supply ...


WA Premier Mark McGowan in LNG pitch for more jobs and investment - The West Australian
WA Premier Mark McGowan in LNG pitch for more jobs and investment  The West Australian

Mark McGowan is to intensify WA's case for a bigger share of gas jobs and investment billions with a direct pitch to industry leaders at a major petroleum ...


As unemployment falls from record highs in WA, the economy may be turning around for real - ABC News
As unemployment falls from record highs in WA, the economy may be turning around for real  ABC News

Real data is finally matching political spin when it comes to the recovery of WA's economy after the latest drop in unemployment, but not everything is rosy, writes ...


Carbon ‘job-killer policy’ still a threat, says Matt Canavan - The West Australian
Carbon ‘job-killer policy’ still a threat, says Matt Canavan  The West Australian

Resources Minister Matt Canavan has warned thousands of West Australian jobs could be lost if new rules for carbon emissions drafted by the State's ...


WA to battle SA for 3000 submarine maintenance jobs - The West Australian
WA to battle SA for 3000 submarine maintenance jobs  The West Australian

The State Government steps up its campaign to lure submarine work from across the Nullarbor.


Woodside to create thousands of jobs at Burrup Hub - Australian Mining
Woodside to create thousands of jobs at Burrup Hub  Australian Mining

Woodside Energy will require a workforce of more than 4600 workers when its Burrup Hub construction reaches its peak in 2023.


Mark McGowan plans to create 150,000 jobs, but what about his last big jobs promise? - ABC News
Mark McGowan plans to create 150,000 jobs, but what about his last big jobs promise?  ABC News

Mark McGowan is yet to deliver on his pre-election plan to create 50000 new jobs, but that hasn't stopped him setting a series of even more ambitious targets, ...


Jobs set to go as Optus reveals WA stores shake-up - The West Australian
Jobs set to go as Optus reveals WA stores shake-up  The West Australian

A shake-up of Optus' WA retail operations is believed to have cost staff at six Perth stores their jobs. The telco confirmed ownership of most of its ...


WA Premier Mark McGowan outlines 12 key targets he says will define his job - ABC News
WA Premier Mark McGowan outlines 12 key targets he says will define his job  ABC News

A bold target of 150000 new jobs within five year, increasing conservation land by five million hectares and slashing Indigenous incarceration by almost a ...


Worsley Alumina signs contracts to receive 1.75m t of LNG - The Chemical Engineer
Worsley Alumina signs contracts to receive 1.75m t of LNG  The Chemical Engineer

CHEVRON and Woodside Energy are to supply South32-operated joint venture (JV) Worsley Alumina with a total of about 100 petajoules, PJ (1.75m t) of ...


WA jobless rate down as workforce shrinks - The West Australian
WA jobless rate down as workforce shrinks  The West Australian

WA's trend unemployment rate has finally declined to the level it was 15 months ago, but it can partly be explained by a shrinking labour force.


Hundreds of WA nurses go to Britain to find work under Health Department deal - The West Australian
Hundreds of WA nurses go to Britain to find work under Health Department deal  The West Australian

Hundreds of Perth nursing graduates who have been unable to find work will relocate to Britain under a five-year deal struck by the WA Health Department to ...


MLA makes waves over Carnegie jobs - The West Australian
MLA makes waves over Carnegie jobs  The West Australian

The State Government's multimillion dollar investment in wave energy technology in Albany has created just 21 jobs in two years — most of them in Perth.


This is why I cannot find work, job desperation for WA’s young people - The West Australian
This is why I cannot find work, job desperation for WA’s young people  The West Australian

Four regions in WA are among the 20 worst “hotspots” for youth unemployment in the country, with one in six young people in parts of Perth out of work.


Green economy a 'huge opportunity' for job growth in WA - The Age
Green economy a 'huge opportunity' for job growth in WA  The Age

Change is hard, and often frustrating. But business as usual will miss an opportunity which could be bigger than mining.


New Infrastructure WA authority to keep engineering jobs in the pipeline - create digital
New Infrastructure WA authority to keep engineering jobs in the pipeline  create digital

There's a growing demand for engineers in WA, and legislation to establish a state infrastructure authority is a promising sign for the future. But the outlook isn't ...


Morrison wants WA jobs with $1b navy ships - The Canberra Times
Morrison wants WA jobs with $1b navy ships  The Canberra Times

Construction on three new navy ships will be brought forward in Western Australia as the coalition bids to save seats with the promise of defence spending and...


Why red tape is strangling new WA tourism ideas - and jobs - The West Australian
Why red tape is strangling new WA tourism ideas - and jobs  The West Australian

Proposed new tourist attractions — including an 80km/h zip-line across the Swan River — are being strangled by red tape, prompting calls for a major overhaul ...


Fortescue Metals Group gives green light to $3.6b Iron Bridge project in WA's Pilbara - ABC News
Fortescue Metals Group gives green light to $3.6b Iron Bridge project in WA's Pilbara  ABC News

Fortescue Metals Group gives the go-ahead to its second major iron ore mine development in the Pilbara in just 12 months, promising the Iron Bridge project will ...


Make no mistake, Chevron doesn't care about Western Australia - Sydney Morning Herald
Make no mistake, Chevron doesn't care about Western Australia  Sydney Morning Herald

Oil and gas companies are pillars of our society. Requiring them to offset their pollution would amount to reckless endangerment of our jobs and economy.


Political row breaks out over Defence Department bid to move 700 submarine maintenance jobs to WA - The West Australian
Political row breaks out over Defence Department bid to move 700 submarine maintenance jobs to WA  The West Australian

A *fresh* political row has broken out over billions of dollars worth of work on Australia's submarine fleet as the Defence Department mulls sending hundreds of ...


More jobs, higher wages on horizon as WA businesses prepare to expand - PerthNow
More jobs, higher wages on horizon as WA businesses prepare to expand  PerthNow

WA businesses will hire more staff and spend more on wages as 2019 shapes up as a bonanza year for the State's economy — with workers to be the big ...


Rio Tinto drives WA regional economy through FIFO program - Australian Mining
Rio Tinto drives WA regional economy through FIFO program  Australian Mining

Rio Tinto's fly-in fly-out (FIFO) program has delivered strong economic benefits for regional towns in Western Australia through employment and high spending.


Jobs and sales up in WA resources sector as lithium soars 34 per cent - Sydney Morning Herald
Jobs and sales up in WA resources sector as lithium soars 34 per cent  Sydney Morning Herald

The ore that is turned into lithium, spodumene, recorded sales of $1.6 billion, 34 per cent higher than the year before.


Wave of redundancies at The West Australian newspaper raises fears of a 'denuded' newsroom - ABC News
Wave of redundancies at The West Australian newspaper raises fears of a 'denuded' newsroom  ABC News

The loss of at least 30 jobs in a major round of redundancies at WA's only statewide daily newspaper raises concerns from government and media insiders that ...


These are the 5 top-paid jobs in Australia right now as salaries grow and job vacancies dwindle - Business Insider Australia
These are the 5 top-paid jobs in Australia right now as salaries grow and job vacancies dwindle  Business Insider Australia

If you're looking for a job right now, there's good news and there's bad news.


Seven West Media buys remaining stake in Community Newspaper Group in WA - ABC News
Seven West Media buys remaining stake in Community Newspaper Group in WA  ABC News

Print and television giant Seven West Media buys up all of WA's Community Newspaper Group, bringing several of of the state's remaining suburban ...


WA graduates slowest in nation to get full-time work - WAtoday
WA graduates slowest in nation to get full-time work  WAtoday

Western Australian university graduates are lagging behind their eastern states counterparts in securing full-time jobs.


Job market in best shape since mining boom - Australian Mining
Job market in best shape since mining boom  Australian Mining

Job vacancies in the mining and resources sector dipped in April by 1.1 per cent, despite strong commodity prices over the past three months.


Business closures in stalling WA economy crippling young job seekers - The West Australian
Business closures in stalling WA economy crippling young job seekers  The West Australian

Collapsing bars, restaurants and retailers are having a crippling flow-on effect for young jobseekers, more than one in seven of whom are desperate for work.


Veterans to gain from WA Government job quotas - The West Australian
Veterans to gain from WA Government job quotas  The West Australian

The McGowan Government will set quotas for employing veterans in State departments as part of efforts to help members of the military transition to civilian life.


Environment watchdog’s carbon rules are a green job killer - The West Australian
Environment watchdog’s carbon rules are a green job killer  The West Australian

Premier Mark McGowan is under mounting pressure to quash a “job-killing” plan by WA's environment watchdog to make big polluters pay for their carbon ...


Parents warn kids off FIFO jobs as resources sector fears it will struggle to fill roles - The West Australian
Parents warn kids off FIFO jobs as resources sector fears it will struggle to fill roles  The West Australian

Parents are discouraging their teenage children from pursuing careers in the resources sector because they mistakenly believe there are “no jobs” in the ...


Mark McGowan: the 12 targets that will define my job as WA Premier - The Mandarin
Mark McGowan: the 12 targets that will define my job as WA Premier  The Mandarin

I have always said that creating WA jobs is my number one priority. Since the election in 2017, my team has been delivering on our agenda and our Plan for ...


WA cashes in on lithium boom as work begins on world's largest lithium refinery - ABC News
WA cashes in on lithium boom as work begins on world's largest lithium refinery  ABC News

What is expected to be the world's largest lithium refinery has reached a major milestone, with construction starting on the $1 billion project south of Perth.


WA mining salaries now higher than during boom - Australian Mining
WA mining salaries now higher than during boom  Australian Mining

BDO Australia has reported that wages in the mining sector are rising above the levels seen in the last boom, particularly in Western Australia.


Plan to make Casuarina WA's biggest prison expected to bring 2000 new jobs - Sydney Morning Herald
Plan to make Casuarina WA's biggest prison expected to bring 2000 new jobs  Sydney Morning Herald

Plans to make Casuarina Prison one of the largest prisons in Australia will attempt to address years of uncertainty around the WA justice system's ability to keep ...


Federal election 2019: Bill Shorten vows to bring National Jobs Summit to Perth - The West Australian
Federal election 2019: Bill Shorten vows to bring National Jobs Summit to Perth  The West Australian

Bill Shorten has revealed he will hold a National Jobs Summit of business and union leaders in Perth next month if he wins Saturday's federal election.


Gareth Parker: Cheap natural gas WA’s answer to economy problems - The West Australian
Gareth Parker: Cheap natural gas WA’s answer to economy problems  The West Australian

In the fight for more jobs, new industries and a stronger, more diversified economy, WA suddenly finds itself with a big new weapon: cheap gas.


WA tops the nation in jobs market with growth in full-time employment - PerthNow
WA tops the nation in jobs market with growth in full-time employment  PerthNow

FIGURES show that since March, WA has added almost 24000 full-time jobs. No other State has had such a strong lift in full-time work in the same period.


Gary Grey: Bipartisan approach needed to get vital Sino Iron project moving - The West Australian
Gary Grey: Bipartisan approach needed to get vital Sino Iron project moving  The West Australian

Benefits only flow mutually when the State Agreement is adhered to in terms of the rules of law — and rules of engagement.