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Aussie dollar spikes on jobs figures - Warwick Daily News
  1. Aussie dollar spikes on jobs figures  Warwick Daily News
  2. WA unemployment rate highest since 2002 as record numbers seek work  ABC News
  3. WA jobless rate hits 17-year high  The West Australian
  4. WA unemployment rate jumps to 17-year high at 6.8 per cent  PerthNow
  5. Australian dollar: AUD crashes back to earth  NEWS.com.au
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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 ...


Year starts with a surge in full-time jobs as unemployment rate holds steady - Sydney Morning Herald
Year starts with a surge in full-time jobs as unemployment rate holds steady  Sydney Morning Herald

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been delivered an important economic boost with new figures showing 64,000 full time jobs created across the country in ...


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 ...


WA loses economic wooden spoon, still lags on jobs and construction - WAtoday
WA loses economic wooden spoon, still lags on jobs and construction  WAtoday

WA is no longer on the bottom of CommSec's 'State of the States' economic league table, but still lags behind the east, especially on jobs and construction.


Defence jobs guarantee could be lost in translation - InDaily
Defence jobs guarantee could be lost in translation  InDaily

Defence Minister Christopher Pyne has doubled down on his guarantee that at least 60 per cent of the work for the multi-billion dollar future submarines will go ...


Hundreds of submarine jobs set to go west under maintenance plan for Collins Class - The Australian Financial Review
Hundreds of submarine jobs set to go west under maintenance plan for Collins Class  The Australian Financial Review

Deep maintenance of the Collins class submarines could be relocated from Adelaide to Perth within three years, angering key crossbench South Australian ...


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.


Infrastructure WA Bill next step to growing the economy and creating jobs - Mirage News
Infrastructure WA Bill next step to growing the economy and creating jobs  Mirage News

Infrastructure WA (IWA) legislation to be introduced into Parliament this week IWA will plot a clear, long-term course to encourage investment and create jobs in ...


SA has much to lose if submarine work goes west - InDaily
SA has much to lose if submarine work goes west  InDaily

With a federal election looming, it is the time for both the Federal Government and Opposition to clarify where they want submarine maintenance to be based.


Tasmania records largest Seek job ad growth but has lowest annual salary - The Mercury
Tasmania records largest Seek job ad growth but has lowest annual salary  The Mercury

TASMANIA has recorded the largest annual growth in Seek job ads — but had the lowest average salary for positions posted in January this year.


Job salaries have surged in the last year - but best paying work isn't in Sydney or Melbourne - Daily Mail
Job salaries have surged in the last year - but best paying work isn't in Sydney or Melbourne  Daily Mail

Job salaries for Australians surged in the past year, but to get the best paying work you may have to be prepared to venture outside of Sydney or Melbourne.


Western Power to install 57 stand-alone solar and battery systems at WA farms - One Step Off The Grid
Western Power to install 57 stand-alone solar and battery systems at WA farms  One Step Off The Grid

Plans to fit 57 regional W.A. properties with stand alone solar and battery storage underway, after three companies signed up to deliver the off-grid power ...


New WA national parks plan repackages old commitments: Opposition - Sydney Morning Herald
New WA national parks plan repackages old commitments: Opposition  Sydney Morning Herald

While the news the government is getting on with these projects has been warmly welcomed, every definite commitment has already been announced.


SA jobless rate soars to 18-month high - 9news.com.au
SA jobless rate soars to 18-month high  9news.com.au

South Australia has recorded its highest jobless rate in the last 18 months.


WA seeks billionaire investors to drive lithium boom - The West Australian
WA seeks billionaire investors to drive lithium boom  The West Australian

Billionaire investors are being encouraged to visit WA to see the energy revolution that the Government hopes will power the State's economy.


Monadelphous contract at BHP's South Flank to create 400 jobs - Australian Mining
Monadelphous contract at BHP's South Flank to create 400 jobs  Australian Mining

Monadelphous has been granted a construction works contract worth $108 million at BHP's South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.


Unions WA backs push by Maritime Union of Australia to review BHP mining licences - The West Australian
Unions WA backs push by Maritime Union of Australia to review BHP mining licences  The West Australian

WA's top union bosses have backed potentially an economy-destroying push by the maritime union to review all BHP mining licences in the State amid an outcry ...


More wage weakness but VIC close in on full employment - Property Observer
More wage weakness but VIC close in on full employment  Property Observer

More wages weakness reported in the December 2018 quarter, though I doubt it'll be enough to move the needle for the Reserve Bank's view too much.


Mining top industry for job ad growth in 2018 - Australian Mining
Mining top industry for job ad growth in 2018  Australian Mining

Mining, resources and energy has been cited in Seek's latest employment report as the "star performer" for new job ad growth in 2018, with listings up 32 per ...


Lecturer In Political Science (International Relations) - The Conversation AU
Lecturer In Political Science (International Relations)  The Conversation AU

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education · School of Social Sciences. Tenurable opportunity; Salary range: Level B $97,310 - $115,350 p.a. plus 17% ...


Australian wages are still going nowhere - Business Insider Australia
Australian wages are still going nowhere  Business Insider Australia

Australian wage growth decelerated unexpectedly in the December quarter last year.


Australia's jobs report beats, unemployment falls to 5% - Business Insider Australia
Australia's jobs report beats, unemployment falls to 5%  Business Insider Australia

Australia's unemployment fell in December as employment grew faster than the size of the labour force.


South Australia’s unemployment rate rises to 5.9 per cent - The Advertiser
South Australia’s unemployment rate rises to 5.9 per cent  The Advertiser

South Australias unemployment rate has risen to 5.9 per cent, the highest it has been in eight months.


Employment trends Australia: Why young people are screwed in 10 years - NEWS.com.au
Employment trends Australia: Why young people are screwed in 10 years  NEWS.com.au

Housing unaffordability. Global warming. Student debt. But in case that wasn't enough, here's a *fresh* one to add to the bag: your job skills will probably be totally ...


Three Crucial Lessons Steve Jobs Taught Guy Kawasaki About Leadership And Communication - Forbes
Three Crucial Lessons Steve Jobs Taught Guy Kawasaki About Leadership And Communication  Forbes

Guy Kawasaki reveals the leadership and innovation lessons that he learned from Steve Jobs and Apple.


Employment and job services enhanced in the Great Southern - Mirage News
Employment and job services enhanced in the Great Southern  Mirage News

New Jobs and Skills Centre launched in Albany at South Regional TAFEDelivery of key McGowan Government election commitment with 13 Jobs and Skills ...


Western Australia growing exports of future battery materials - Manufacturers' Monthly
Western Australia growing exports of future battery materials  Manufacturers' Monthly

Western Australia is set to grow as a leading exporter of future battery minerals, materials, technologies and expertise.


Powering up region - The West Australian
Powering up region  The West Australian

A report on the State's future in battery production has been welcomed by South West leaders as an opportunity to boost the economy. The Western Australian ...


Report backs importance of WA gas - The Australian Pipeliner
Report backs importance of WA gas  The Australian Pipeliner

A report commissioned by the DomGas Alliance has detailed the economic significance of Western Australia's domestic gas market. The ACIL Allen report said ...


Funds flow for government projects - The West Australian
Funds flow for government projects  The West Australian

A road upgrade, a new Albany TAFE employment *service* and a $300000 grant to digitise Great Southern museums were announced during the State ...


Tourism generates jobs but leads to congestion and higher prices: survey - Sydney Morning Herald
Tourism generates jobs but leads to congestion and higher prices: survey  Sydney Morning Herald

Australians believe tourism generates wealth and jobs but also causes overcrowding in cities and higher prices, according to a United Nations survey.


Bus drivers walk off job over pay - NEWS.com.au
Bus drivers walk off job over pay  NEWS.com.au

Some bus services in Rockingham, Mandurah, Fremantle and Joondalup have been hit by a four-hour work stoppage by drivers.


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 ...


Britain warned it could be cut out of future Five Eyes intelligence over Huawei - Sydney Morning Herald
Britain warned it could be cut out of future Five Eyes intelligence over Huawei  Sydney Morning Herald

London: Britain must ban Huawei from building its 5G network or risk being cut out of future Five Eyes intelligence gathering operations, one of the UK's foremost ...


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 ...


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 ...


More West Australians moving interstate as eastern states create more jobs - PerthNow
More West Australians moving interstate as eastern states create more jobs  PerthNow

Sandgropers are trekking across the Nullarbor in droves, abandoning WA in search of richer economic pastures on the east coast.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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. The Australian Education Department'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 ...


WA lithium jobs boom set to continue into 2019 - The Sydney Morning Herald
WA lithium jobs boom set to continue into 2019  The Sydney Morning Herald

The WA lithium jobs boom looks set to continue into 2019 with industry enthusiasm manifesting into huge investment. US lithium giant Albemarle on Thursday ...


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 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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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.


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 ...


Miners, teachers and public servants powering jobs market - The Sydney Morning Herald
Miners, teachers and public servants powering jobs market  The Sydney Morning Herald

A turnaround in the mining sector and the investment by states in teachers is underpinning the jobs market.


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 ...


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 ...


$75 billion ready to stoke new mine boom - The West Australian
$75 billion ready to stoke new mine boom  The West Australian

A $75 billion resources construction boom is poised to again transform the WA economy. This week's announcement by Rio Tinto that it had given the green light ...


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 ...


WA jobless rate hits year low - NEWS.com.au
WA jobless rate hits year low  NEWS.com.au

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.


This is WA’s chance to get mining boom right - The West Australian
This is WA’s chance to get mining boom right  The West Australian

Here's hoping third time's a charm. After royally screwing up the first two modern resources booms — first the one that saw house prices go berserk (2003 to ...


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, ...


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 ...


WA engineering jobs jump 33pc on mid-2017, underscoring wage inflation fears - The Australian Financial Review
WA engineering jobs jump 33pc on mid-2017, underscoring wage inflation fears  The Australian Financial Review

Engineering Australia's latest job vacancies report, which shows a rebound in WA, show Rio Tinto is right to be concerned about potential wage inflation.


Wyatt dismisses spike in WA unemployment rate - PerthNow
Wyatt dismisses spike in WA unemployment rate  PerthNow

Treasurer Ben Wyatt has dismissed a sharp rise in the WA jobless rate, saying the state was a victim of its own success.


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 ...


Why people are saying no to these $150k a year jobs - SBS
Why people are saying no to these $150k a year jobs  SBS

Thousands of job vacancies, sometimes requiring little to no experience and offering giant paychecks, remain unfilled because the mining industry can't find ...


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 ...


Gruyere gold mine to provide hundreds of FIFO jobs - The West Australian
Gruyere gold mine to provide hundreds of FIFO jobs  The West Australian

A new WA mine is hoping to a family-friendly roster will entice hundreds of workers to a new fly-in, fly-out mine in the Goldfields.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


WA woman admits faking resume, referees for government job - The West Australian
WA woman admits faking resume, referees for government job  The West Australian

A West Australian woman who faked her resume and impersonated referees for a public servant role says she was “off with the pixies” and the government ...


Fresh hope for WA jobs seekers as lithium mine is approved - PerthNow
Fresh hope for WA jobs seekers as lithium mine is approved  PerthNow

More than one thousand jobs will be created through the world's biggest lithium mine set to be built in WA.


SEEK reveals job growth for electricians across Australia - NEWS.com.au
SEEK reveals job growth for electricians across Australia  NEWS.com.au

Electricians are in hot demand, with jobs for the tradies increasing by as much as 66 per cent in the past year.


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.


Deloitte’s Shaping Future Cities: A New WAy report spots economic opportunities and 75,000 new jobs by 2029 - The West Australian
Deloitte’s Shaping Future Cities: A New WAy report spots economic opportunities and 75,000 new jobs by 2029  The West Australian

An ambitious economic blueprint with the potential to sustain more than 75,000 new jobs for West Australians was last night unveiled by Deloitte. The Shaping ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


States downgrade growth and jobs over housing worries, bank inquiry - The Sydney Morning Herald
States downgrade growth and jobs over housing worries, bank inquiry  The Sydney Morning Herald

State treasuries are downgrading outlooks for their economies and local job markets.


Premier Mark McGowan: WA economy ‘back on track’ in jobs, mining - The West Australian
Premier Mark McGowan: WA economy ‘back on track’ in jobs, mining  The West Australian

WA's economy is on the mend with evidence appearing “every day” of growing confidence from business and consumers that is translating into more jobs, Mark ...


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

Job vacancies across WA have climbed to their highest level since the peak of the mining boom but signs are growing that falling house prices are eating into ...


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.


Foreign students undercutting Australians in job market - Courier Mail
Foreign students undercutting Australians in job market  Courier Mail

A BIG surge in international students competing for jobs with Australian school leavers and university graduates has sparked a Fair Work Ombudsman ...


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.


Mining leads Australia's job growth - Australian Mining
Mining leads Australia's job growth  Australian Mining

The mining, resources and energy industry has joined healthcare and IT as one of the top three drivers of job ad growth in Australia. Recruitment portal SEEK ...


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 ...


'Only the beginning': waking up to the great lobster grab of 2019 - WAtoday
'Only the beginning': waking up to the great lobster grab of 2019  WAtoday

The Western Rock Lobster Council hadn't willingly agreed to the Minister's terms and conditions at all.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Perth housing market slide to end in 2019 as mining economy rebounds - The Australian Financial Review
Perth housing market slide to end in 2019 as mining economy rebounds  The Australian Financial Review

The Western Australian economy and in particular the mining sector will hold the key to any improvement in the Perth housing market in 2019, after another ...


Auditor General finds 'shortcomings' in Labor's 'Local Jobs' election scheme, Premier labels inquiry 'witch hunt' - WAtoday
Auditor General finds 'shortcomings' in Labor's 'Local Jobs' election scheme, Premier labels inquiry 'witch hunt'  WAtoday

An audit of WA Labor's 'Local Projects, Local jobs' election cash scheme has uncovered "shortcomings" in how the project's $38 million in grants have been ...


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 owner of one of the state's biggest lithium mines says there's increased tightness in the mining job market but can't see crippling skill shortage happening.


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.


CCC uncovers bribery, fraud on big health jobs over 10 years - The West Australian
CCC uncovers bribery, fraud on big health jobs over 10 years  The West Australian

Former senior WA Health bureaucrats face possible criminal charges after a major investigation uncovered one of the biggest corruption scandals in the State for ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...