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Education graduates face challenges head-on of teaching in remote and regional areas - ABC News
Education graduates face challenges head-on of teaching in remote and regional areas  ABC News

A teaching job in remote and regional Western Australia can be daunting given the small classrooms of mixed-age students and living in tiny towns, where every ...


WA's economy is growing, but that doesn't mean it's easy to find a job - WAtoday
WA's economy is growing, but that doesn't mean it's easy to find a job  WAtoday

An Uber driver earlier this week said that he could feel the economy getting stronger. People were happier, he said, were more often using his services to go ...


Jobs boost as Rio Tinto green lights new $3.5b Pilbara mine at Koodaideri - The West Australian
Jobs boost as Rio Tinto green lights new $3.5b Pilbara mine at Koodaideri  The West Australian

Rio Tinto has given the green light for a $3.5 billion investment in its new Koodaideri iron ore mine, replacing depleted capacity elsewhere and creating 600 ...


South Australia beats strong competition to be home to Australia's new space agency - ABC News
South Australia beats strong competition to be home to Australia's new space agency  ABC News

South Australia beats strong national competition to house the Australian Space Agency, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison describing it as a launching pad to ...


Cray fishers fear for rock lobster industry over WA Government plan - PerthNow
Cray fishers fear for rock lobster industry over WA Government plan  PerthNow

A Government plan to muscle in on the $470 million rock lobster industry has fishers fearing one of WA's most lucrative primary export industries could be ...


Companies still face hurdles after WA fracking moratorium is lifted - ABC News
Companies still face hurdles after WA fracking moratorium is lifted  ABC News

Lifting a state-wide moratorium on fracking in Western Australia will lead to very few new jobs, despite hopes and promises of economic benefits, ...


Rental rates dropped in bid to get more miners into WA's salty lakes - The Sydney Morning Herald
Rental rates dropped in bid to get more miners into WA's salty lakes  The Sydney Morning Herald

The WA government has dropped the rental rate for brine mining to $2.32 per hectare for the first five years of the lease and $4.64 per hectare in an effort to build ...


Up to 40 public service jobs go regional in more decentralisation - The Sydney Morning Herald
Up to 40 public service jobs go regional in more decentralisation  The Sydney Morning Herald

Up to 40 jobs at Aboriginal Hostels Limited will be moved across the country to towns in Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western Australia. The positions ...


WA government cancelled MP briefing on economic research critical of fracking - WAtoday
WA government cancelled MP briefing on economic research critical of fracking  WAtoday

A briefing for WA government MPs on a report into the economics of fracking was cancelled even after the report authors had already flown to Perth.


WA premier defends embattled corrections minister amid cabinet reshuffle - WAtoday
WA premier defends embattled corrections minister amid cabinet reshuffle  WAtoday

Premier Mark McGowan has defended embattled corrections minister Fran Logan during an announcement of a mid-term reshuffle of his cabinet, saying the ...


Antarctic jobs up for grabs, with 'life changing experience' to be had - ABC News
Antarctic jobs up for grabs, with 'life changing experience' to be had  ABC News

Ever thought about working in Antarctica? The views are incredible and the experience like no other — plus, you may even find love, just like Lisa and Chris.


Shopping hours riddle needs an answer - The West Australian
Shopping hours riddle needs an answer  The West Australian

When Mark McGowan took over from Eric Ripper as WA Labor leader in 2012, he came out swinging on an issue he felt his party needed to shake off in order to ...


WA on front foot in future economy | University News - University News: The University of Western Australia
WA on front foot in future economy | University News  University News: The University of Western Australia

This article is reprinted with permission from The West Australian. It was first published 1/12/18 in The Weekend West which is published every Saturday.


Engineering firm RCR Tomlinson goes into administration soon after raising $100m - ABC News
Engineering firm RCR Tomlinson goes into administration soon after raising $100m  ABC News

The big Perth-based engineering and construction company RCR Tomlinson has gone into administration just months after raising $100 million in *fresh* capital ...


Research Associate / Research Fellow (Restoration Ecophysiology) - The Conversation AU
Research Associate / Research Fellow (Restoration Ecophysiology)  The Conversation AU

2 year research intensive appointment; Full time hours (or part time work arrangement is available); Salary range: Level A $68,452 - $92,497 p.a. or Level B ...


Scotland’s 'poaching' of WA nurses shines light on labour problem - WAtoday
Scotland’s 'poaching' of WA nurses shines light on labour problem  WAtoday

Scotland's National Health *Service* hit headlines for allegedly "poaching" WA nurses in a recruitment drive this week. But the topic of graduate program ...


Research Associate Rural Clinical School Of Wa - The Conversation AU
Research Associate Rural Clinical School Of Wa  The Conversation AU

UWA Medical School Rural Clinical School of WA. Albany, Bunbury or Kalgoorlie based; Level A, part-time appointment on a fixed term basis to December 2020 ...


Research Associate - The Conversation AU
Research Associate  The Conversation AU

Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences. Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems. Three year appointment; Salary range: Level A Step 8 $92,497.00.


Mining boom boosted by $75b investment - PerthNow
Mining boom boosted by $75b investment  PerthNow

There will be thousands of jobs associated with these projects. Too many for just Western Australians to fill.”


Alcoa Of Australia Inks Trio Of Natural Gas Contracts To Supply Kwinana, Pinjarra, and Wagerup Alumina Refineries – Aluminium Insider - Aluminium Insider
Alcoa Of Australia Inks Trio Of Natural Gas Contracts To Supply Kwinana, Pinjarra, and Wagerup Alumina Refineries – Aluminium Insider  Aluminium Insider

Western Australia's Alcoa of Australia Limited announced earlier this week an agreement with a trio of energy providers to supply one-quarter of the firm's ...


Fracking ban lifted by WA Government, but Perth, Peel and South West to remain 'frack free' - ABC News
Fracking ban lifted by WA Government, but Perth, Peel and South West to remain 'frack free'  ABC News

The WA Government lifts a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing but says it will maintain a ban in the Perth, Peel and South West regions, with the move dividing ...


Palmer’s CITIC battle ‘endangers 3000 jobs’ - The Australian
Palmer’s CITIC battle ‘endangers 3000 jobs’  The Australian

West Australian Premier Mark McGowan has launched an attack on Clive Palmer, threatening to alter a key contract in the hope of solving the latest dispute ...


Perdaman and Woodside sign 20-year gas deal for $4.5 billion urea plant - The West Australian
Perdaman and Woodside sign 20-year gas deal for $4.5 billion urea plant  The West Australian

A $4.5 billion fertiliser plant in the Pilbara that will create more than 2000 construction jobs moved closer to reality today with Perdaman signing up for 20 years ...


Australian Financial Review - The Australian Financial Review
Australian Financial Review  The Australian Financial Review

A 20-year gas supply deal struck between Woodside Petroleum and Perdaman has lifted the prospects for a fertilisers plant in WA.


Mining jobs, WA: Migrant workers flown in to fill thousands of vacancies - The Advertiser
Mining jobs, WA: Migrant workers flown in to fill thousands of vacancies  The Advertiser

FIVE years after Australia celebrated its biggest mining boom in history, the limping industry is picking up again — but this time around it seems like Aussies ...


Lost his job, about to lose his house – and this WA man is not alone - WAtoday
Lost his job, about to lose his house – and this WA man is not alone  WAtoday

Ray* is a rural West Australian who lost his job around 18 months ago and hasn't been able to find another one. He had to move out of his house and rent a ...


Sydney weather: More storms to hit Sydney - NEWS.com.au
Sydney weather: More storms to hit Sydney  NEWS.com.au

More than 20000 homes across Sydney and the Central Coast were still without power on Sunday night after severe thunderstorms lashed the state at the ...


A new skills shortage looms in Western Australia as fears of automation turns workers away - ABC News
A new skills shortage looms in Western Australia as fears of automation turns workers away  ABC News

Employment recruiters say scary and misunderstood reports of automation killing off jobs are contributing to a new skills shortage in Western Australia as ...


Mining jobs, WA: Why Australians don’t want to fill vacancies - Herald Sun
Mining jobs, WA: Why Australians don’t want to fill vacancies  Herald Sun

HEARING of suicides every week, knowing their relationship is breaking down — but having no reception to even try and fix it — and watching their mates spiral ...


Melbourne riots: The unprecedented chaos that engulfed Australian city for three days - NEWS.com.au
Melbourne riots: The unprecedented chaos that engulfed Australian city for three days  NEWS.com.au

Thousands crowd the city streets, fighting each other, looting shops and battling with the thuggish baton-wielding militia that's replaced the police.


'My own son cannot get a job now': Sydney's Sudanese hit by Melbourne 'ripple effect' - The Sydney Morning Herald
'My own son cannot get a job now': Sydney's Sudanese hit by Melbourne 'ripple effect'  The Sydney Morning Herald

As Melbourne's Sudanese community fought to defend itself this year from blanket accusations of gang violence, the ripple effect was felt hundred of kilometres ...


Best WA jobs figures in three years - The West Australian
Best WA jobs figures in three years  The West Australian

Employment across WA has reached its highest level in three years, with new figures showing the jobs market strengthening. The Australian Bureau of Statistics ...


Jobs in WA mining climb to record high - The West Australian
Jobs in WA mining climb to record high  The West Australian

WA's emergence as a global lithium powerhouse has helped drive the number of people employed directly in mining across the State to a record high.


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

WA has the nation's strongest job market with thousands of people finding full-time work as the State's economic recovery gains traction. Bureau of Statistics ...


Perth loses appeal for locals as jobs dry up - The West Australian
Perth loses appeal for locals as jobs dry up  The West Australian

Perth people are less satisfied with their city than they used to be but most still believe it is a good place to raise a family and want to stay long term.


WA jobs in the pipeline as kingfish farm tipped for Abrolhos waters - WAtoday
WA jobs in the pipeline as kingfish farm tipped for Abrolhos waters  WAtoday

Major aquaculture company Huon has secured a lease to operate a big yellowtail kingfish farm off Geraldton, in what's been touted as a game-changer for WA's ...


Mining jobs, WA: FIFO cleaners, women tell of horrific conditions - Herald Sun
Mining jobs, WA: FIFO cleaners, women tell of horrific conditions  Herald Sun

Walking into a donga, the tiny tin-sheds in which thousands of Australia's fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers spend weeks away from home, isn't easy for the men and ...


Joe Hildebrand: Trump, Paris riots, Brexit, politics | The West is falling - NEWS.com.au
Joe Hildebrand: Trump, Paris riots, Brexit, politics | The West is falling  NEWS.com.au

Britain's weakened Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Brussels on Thursday to lobby European leaders for help after she survived a parliamentary mutiny ...


Bidding war begins as WA once again searches for workers to fuel a mining boom - ABC News
Bidding war begins as WA once again searches for workers to fuel a mining boom  ABC News

During the last mining boom people flew in to Western Australia from all over the country and abroad to earn the ridiculous wages being offered, but poaching ...


Women lead WA jobs charge as employment levels reach McGowan Government high - The West Australian
Women lead WA jobs charge as employment levels reach McGowan Government high  The West Australian

A record number of West Australians have a job, with figures suggesting the State's employment market is the strongest since the election of the McGowan ...


Jobs bonanza promise as Perth puts its case as LNG hub - PerthNow
Jobs bonanza promise as Perth puts its case as LNG hub  PerthNow

AN alliance of energy giants is preparing to make Perth the *service* centre for Australia's giant LNG projects.


WA unemployment rate hits 16-year high as business lobby laments 'bad state of affairs' - ABC News
WA unemployment rate hits 16-year high as business lobby laments 'bad state of affairs'  ABC News

Western Australia's unemployment rate has risen to its highest level in 16 years, in what analysts say is a result of restrictive retail trading hours and high payroll ...


More Centrelink call-centre jobs for Perth - The West Australian
More Centrelink call-centre jobs for Perth  The West Australian

Human Services Minister Michael Keenan says the Federal Government will create more than 600 jobs in a new Centrelink call centre in West Perth to help ...


More lithium jobs for WA after Albemarle approval - Australian Mining
More lithium jobs for WA after Albemarle approval  Australian Mining

Albemarle Corp's proposed Kemerton lithium plant in the South West region in Western Australia has received its environmental approval from the state ...


Fresh faces of regional WA: How migrants are adding value and jobs to the economy - PerthNow
Fresh faces of regional WA: How migrants are adding value and jobs to the economy  PerthNow

COUNTRY areas are experiencing a win-win with recently arrived migrants adding value and jobs to the economy.


WA names new Jobs and Tourism boss - The Mandarin
WA names new Jobs and Tourism boss  The Mandarin

The West Australian government has named Rebecca Brown as the new director general of the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation. Rebecca ...


Australia Post: 3000 new jobs advertised ahead of ‘record Christmas’ - NEWS.com.au
Australia Post: 3000 new jobs advertised ahead of ‘record Christmas’  NEWS.com.au

LOOKING for a new job? Good news — because nearly 3000 brand new positions are now up for grabs, just in time for Christmas. Australia Post has revealed it ...


Jobs growth dominated by part-time - The West Australian
Jobs growth dominated by part-time  The West Australian

Australians up to their mid-30s are increasingly relying on part-time work, as turnaround in the WA jobs market has taken root only in the past three months.


Chevron set to axe 400 jobs - The West Australian
Chevron set to axe 400 jobs  The West Australian

Chevron is preparing to shed about 400 employees from its WA business, just months after approving a new construction project and backing an LNG jobs ...


Jobs and billions on the table if WA gets 'Lithium Valley' right - The Sydney Morning Herald
Jobs and billions on the table if WA gets 'Lithium Valley' right  The Sydney Morning Herald

Western Australia stands to gain 93,000 jobs and a $56 billion shot in the arm of its economy by 2025 if it expands its lithium and new energy metals sector ...


Meet the people in Perth who arguably have the best jobs in town - The West Australian
Meet the people in Perth who arguably have the best jobs in town  The West Australian

They're occupations most of us can only dream of, but we met the people in Perth that arguably have the best jobs in town.


BHP announce new $4.7 billion iron ore mine in the Pilbara highlighting jobs growth in WA - The West Australian
BHP announce new $4.7 billion iron ore mine in the Pilbara highlighting jobs growth in WA  The West Australian

Resources giant BHP last night pressed the button on a new $4.7 billion iron ore mine in the Pilbara which it says will employ 2500 people during construction ...


Seasonal workers flock west as drought shrinks number of casual jobs in the eastern states - ABC News
Seasonal workers flock west as drought shrinks number of casual jobs in the eastern states  ABC News

Western Australian farmers could be set for an influx of international seasonal workers as the drought over east forces a scale back of the casual farm workforce.


More than 3000 new jobs: BHP board gives green light for $4.5 billion South Flank project - WAtoday
More than 3000 new jobs: BHP board gives green light for $4.5 billion South Flank project  WAtoday

BHP will invest nearly $4 billion in a new mine in WA's Pilbara, announcing the move to push ahead with the South Flank project, which will replace its aging ...


Men’s suicide rates, Australia: Construction, mining jobs - NEWS.com.au
Men’s suicide rates, Australia: Construction, mining jobs  NEWS.com.au

OUR nation's job market is booming — the mining industry is picking up again, contractors are practically begging teens to consider a trade and the defence ...


Up to 700 submarine jobs should go to Western Australia, Australian Strategic Policy Institute expert says - The Advertiser
Up to 700 submarine jobs should go to Western Australia, Australian Strategic Policy Institute expert says  The Advertiser

HUNDREDS of submarine jobs should be immediately shipped west if that is where the sustainment of the ageing Collins class submarines ends up, a top ...


There have never been more jobs on offer as Australian employment vacancies reach all-time high - PerthNow
There have never been more jobs on offer as Australian employment vacancies reach all-time high  PerthNow

TOTAL job vacancies rose to 238200 in the June-August quarter, the highest level since statistics started to be collected almost 40 years ago.


WA job vacancies reach a post-mining boom high but falling house prices still a worry - PerthNow
WA job vacancies reach a post-mining boom high but falling house prices still a worry  PerthNow

THE number of job vacancies across the state have reached their highest level since the peak of the mining boom - with the health sector a major player.


Pilbara migration agreement could be implemented in months - The West Australian
Pilbara migration agreement could be implemented in months  The West Australian

Chronic job shortages in sectors such as hospitality, childcare and administration in the Pilbara could become easier to fill in a matter of months with the revival ...


WA bucks jobs trend with more full-time work - The West Australian
WA bucks jobs trend with more full-time work  The West Australian

WA has bucked softer-than-expected job figures with a firm lift in the number of people getting full-time employment across the State. Figures from the Australian ...


WA records surge in full-time jobs as unemployment rate hits year-low - The West Australian
WA records surge in full-time jobs as unemployment rate hits year-low  The West Australian

WA's unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in more than a year on the back of a surge in full-time employment. The Australian Bureau of Statistics ...


WA's Department of Jobs and Tourism director general Stephen Wood sacked - ABC News
WA's Department of Jobs and Tourism director general Stephen Wood sacked  ABC News

One of the McGowan Government's most senior bureaucrats, Stephen Wood, is axed from his position over his management of tourism in WA, which has ...


CITIC warns WA Sino Iron project, jobs in the balance as feuds with Clive Palmer’s Mineralogy take heavy toll - The West Australian
CITIC warns WA Sino Iron project, jobs in the balance as feuds with Clive Palmer’s Mineralogy take heavy toll  The West Australian

CITIC Pacific Mining chief executive Chen Zeng has warned WA's future as a mining province and destination for investment is at stake in his company's ...


McGowan Government's about-face on jobless figures, as WA unemployment rises on its watch - ABC News
McGowan Government's about-face on jobless figures, as WA unemployment rises on its watch  ABC News

Western Australia's unemployment was described as a monumental crisis by Labor in opposition. Now in government, the same party sees signs of rising ...


Christmas trade hours drop to 'push shoppers online, strangle WA jobs' - WAtoday
Christmas trade hours drop to 'push shoppers online, strangle WA jobs'  WAtoday

The state's peak business body has described the government's plan for extended trading hours this Christmas as "pushing shoppers online and strangling WA ...


Five sectors to drive new jobs in WA’s economy - The West Australian
Five sectors to drive new jobs in WA’s economy  The West Australian

Improving pockets of WA's economy are expected to drive the economy over the next 12 months, according to a recent survey by the Chamber of Commerce and ...


Governments point to freeway upgrades as driver of local jobs - WAtoday
Governments point to freeway upgrades as driver of local jobs  WAtoday

Motorists on Perth's two primary roads will soon be getting home faster and safer with work starting on major upgrades of the Mitchell and Kwinana freeways.


WA piggery on hold leaving 50 regional jobs in the balance as pork prices hit decade low - ABC News
WA piggery on hold leaving 50 regional jobs in the balance as pork prices hit decade low  ABC News

Pork prices at a decade low have forced Western Australia's largest pig producer, Westpork, to shelve its plans for a $21 million, 68000-head piggery near ...


Where to find Australia’s jobs of the future, and it’s not in tech - The West Australian
Where to find Australia’s jobs of the future, and it’s not in tech  The West Australian

Australia's workforce is set to transform within six years with teachers, nurses and farmers in line for a future jobs boom. But positions in retail, mining and the ...


'Plan for a plan' panned as McGowan pitches WA to foreign students - WAtoday
'Plan for a plan' panned as McGowan pitches WA to foreign students  WAtoday

The state government is trying to turn around a decline in foreign students coming to WA, but the opposition has belted their plan.


'Pack your own parachute': Job advice for over-50s made redundant - WAtoday
'Pack your own parachute': Job advice for over-50s made redundant  WAtoday

When Peter James was made redundant from his engineering job in his 50s he felt angry and disappointed - but not surprised. Despite devoting himself to the ...


New rules force big contract winners to engage WA - WAtoday
New rules force big contract winners to engage WA  WAtoday

The WA industry participation strategy outlines several requirements for companies who win big government contracts across all areas of government.


WA slammed for lack of diversity in top jobs - The West Australian
WA slammed for lack of diversity in top jobs  The West Australian

JUST 10 women run public companies based in WA, in another example the old-fashioned “blokey” culture is more entrenched here than anywhere else in ...


Jobs boom rolls on as unemployment stays steady - ABC News
Jobs boom rolls on as unemployment stays steady  ABC News

The jobs market looks to be tightening and the prospects for wage rises growing, with more jobs being created and underutilisation rates falling.


Western Australian lithium refinery to create hundreds of jobs - Australian Mining
Western Australian lithium refinery to create hundreds of jobs  Australian Mining

Australia's Kidman Resources and joint venture partner, Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM), plan to build a new lithium refinery at Kwinana in Western ...


Beazley lashes Canberra for ignoring WA lithium ambition - The West Australian
Beazley lashes Canberra for ignoring WA lithium ambition  The West Australian

Newly appointed WA Governor Kim Beazley has dispensed with apolitical protocols to scold the Federal Government's lack of appreciation of WA's potential as a ...


Jobs saved as MinRes iron ore train rolls into WA community for first time in five months - ABC News
Jobs saved as MinRes iron ore train rolls into WA community for first time in five months  ABC News

Iron ore shipments out of Esperance are set to resume in the coming weeks after train loads of ore again started rolling into town.


WA mining job market 'warming up' but won't hit boom demand levels - The Sydney Morning Herald
WA mining job market 'warming up' but won't hit boom demand levels  The Sydney Morning Herald

The operations boss behind one of WA's biggest lithium mines says the mining job market is 'warming up' but a crippling skills shortage on the same level as the ...


More jobs as Talison tips in extra $500m to double Greenbushes lithium expansion - The West Australian
More jobs as Talison tips in extra $500m to double Greenbushes lithium expansion  The West Australian

The Greenbushes lithium mine is doubling down on its expansion, with its US and Chinese owners committing to a new $500 million investment even before a ...


Lithium jobs boom as Kidman picks Kwinana for refinery - The West Australian
Lithium jobs boom as Kidman picks Kwinana for refinery  The West Australian

Kwinana has been chosen as the site of a lithium refinery, which is expected to run as a joint venture between Chilean lithium giant SQM and Kidman Resources ...


New pathway for permanent residency rolled out for international students - SBS
New pathway for permanent residency rolled out for international students  SBS

International students will need a full-time job offer and 'proficient English' to be eligible under this graduate stream.


Job security for 13000 WA public servants - Newcastle Herald
Job security for 13000 WA public servants  Newcastle Herald

Up to 13000 public sector workers employed on casual or fixed-term contracts in Western Australia will be considered for secure permanent roles this year, Pr...


Casual, part-time retail jobs surge in WA in lead up to Christmas - PerthNow
Casual, part-time retail jobs surge in WA in lead up to Christmas  PerthNow

TINSEL is yet to appear but it's already looking like a merry festive season for job seekers, with a surge in retail jobs on offer as stores scramble to fill roles for the ...


New appointee to lead Tourism WA and Western Australia's jobs agenda - Australasian Leisure Management
New appointee to lead Tourism WA and Western Australia's jobs agenda  Australasian Leisure Management

The Western Australian Government has announced the appointment of Rebecca Brown as Chief Executive of Tourism WA and Director General of the ...


State Govt cold on Pilbara migrant jobs push - The West Australian
State Govt cold on Pilbara migrant jobs push  The West Australian

Two heads of Pilbara local governments have urged the State Government to shift its focus towards attracting people to live in the region, rather than pushing its ...


High stress prison jobs take their toll on WA families - PerthNow
High stress prison jobs take their toll on WA families  PerthNow

A PRISONER at the centre of CCTV vision released by the CCC to highlight “unreasonable force” by guards was the same inmate who allegedly stabbed an ...


WA miners are searching for workers, but this time without 'mercenary-type salaries' - ABC News
WA miners are searching for workers, but this time without 'mercenary-type salaries'  ABC News

Recruitment specialists say mining companies, desperate for workers in remote areas, are again turning to FIFO workers from the eastern states, but are unlikely ...


Finder.com.au: Jobs with the biggest salary decrease - NEWS.com.au
Finder.com.au: Jobs with the biggest salary decrease  NEWS.com.au

GEOPHYSICISTS, engineers, nurses and public servants are just some of the professions that have experienced the biggest salary drops in the space of a year, ...


Tiny WA town of Greenbushes is ground zero for global lithium energy revolution - The West Australian
Tiny WA town of Greenbushes is ground zero for global lithium energy revolution  The West Australian

Growing demand for lithium has turned one of WA's oldest mining hubs into an international force.


Specialist mentoring leads more remote Indigenous students to university and beyond - ABC News
Specialist mentoring leads more remote Indigenous students to university and beyond  ABC News

Small remote towns around the Western Australia's Pilbara region have benefitted from a national program addressing the educational needs of young ...


Local jobs promised at BHP’s new $4.8b South Flank iron ore mine in WA’s Pilbara - PerthNow
Local jobs promised at BHP’s new $4.8b South Flank iron ore mine in WA’s Pilbara  PerthNow

BHP will focus on local jobs for its new $4.8 billion South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, says the mining giant's Australian president Mike Henry.


Rio Tinto claims a $27b, 47,400-job boost to WA economy - The West Australian
Rio Tinto claims a $27b, 47,400-job boost to WA economy  The West Australian

Rio Tinto says an independent analysis has shown its WA operations generated $27.3 billion for the State's economy last year. The ACIL Allen Consulting report ...


Minister fishes for ideas to expand WA lobster industry - The West Australian
Minister fishes for ideas to expand WA lobster industry  The West Australian

Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly has announced plans to significantly expand WA's western rock lobster industry in a move he claims could create 500 jobs and ...


Seven's The West Australian Hits Back After Being Accused Of “Hatchet Job” By Liberal MP - B&T
Seven's The West Australian Hits Back After Being Accused Of “Hatchet Job” By Liberal MP  B&T

The West Australian has hit back at WA Opposition leader Mike Nahan's accusation that the Seven West Media-owned newspaper attacked him in its reporting.


The jobs boom continues – but not for everyone | Greg Jericho - The Guardian
The jobs boom continues – but not for everyone | Greg Jericho  The Guardian

Jobs for professionals are on the rise across the nation. But if you're a labourer or sales person, the news isn't so good.


Super-charged: Refinery plans herald lithium jobs boom for Kwinana - WAtoday
Super-charged: Refinery plans herald lithium jobs boom for Kwinana  WAtoday

WA's electrifying lithium jobs boom received a power-up today with another producer announcing plans to set up shop in Kwinana. WA Lithium - a 50/50 joint ...


Gorgon project to create 700 jobs for WA - The West Australian
Gorgon project to create 700 jobs for WA  The West Australian

The $5.1 billion second stage of the Gorgon project will have a peak workforce of 700 local people in late 2021 and potentially 1400 over the course of the ...


Green shoots as WA’s jobless rate falls again - The West Australian
Green shoots as WA’s jobless rate falls again  The West Australian

It was the third consecutive month that the unemployment rate has dipped in the State, but it remains the highest in the country.


WA engineers set to miss out on $900m of LNG work - The West Australian
WA engineers set to miss out on $900m of LNG work  The West Australian

Woodside's award of major contracts to US giants Bechtel and KBR has heightened concerns that WA will see little from a possible $900 million worth of ...


Mining downturn makes way for 'mini-boom' as WA businesses warn against population cap - ABC News
Mining downturn makes way for 'mini-boom' as WA businesses warn against population cap  ABC News

When Australia's population hit 25 million, there were calls for a migration debate. But in mining areas like WA's Goldfields where the downturn has made way ...