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Education jobs row leaves loudest voice of the workers of WA strangely silent - ABC Online

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Education jobs row leaves loudest voice of the workers of WA strangely silent
ABC Online
The pair told the rally they had been duped by the new Labor Government, which in opposition promised not to "slash and burn" the public sector but was now shedding 3,000 jobs. That figure includes at least 360 non-teaching "backroom" positions in ...


WA economy 'back on track' as major projects surge | The West ... - The West Australian

The West Australian

WA economy 'back on track' as major projects surge | The West ...
The West Australian
There are fresh signs of growing confidence among WA businesses, with the State's environment watchdog reporting a return to numbers of major projects not seen since the resources boom. Environmental Protection Authority chairman Tom Hatton has ...

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Economic sparkle returns for Western Australia - The Australian

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Economic sparkle returns for Western Australia
The Australian
WA Chief Reporter. Perth. @AndrewBurrell7. Western Australia's battered economy has emerged from four years of recession, sparking predictions that the resource-rich state is heading for a “very exciting” turnaround in growth and job creation. The ...

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Calls for hemp industry to boost jobs, economy - The West Australian

The West Australian

Calls for hemp industry to boost jobs, economy
The West Australian
A hemp industry representative met with the Donnybrook-Balingup Shire Council last month to discuss the potential future of a “multi-million-dollar” industry in the South West. Industrial Hemp Western Australia Association Inc. spokesman and Nannup ...


WA beekeeper program facing axe despite sweet success for youth unemployment - ABC Online

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WA beekeeper program facing axe despite sweet success for youth unemployment
ABC Online
In 2016, the Australian Government funded 39 organisations across the country to find new, innovative ways to break the cycle of long-term youth unemployment. In the WA town of Albany, the Young Harvest program was allocated more than $1.2 million to ...


WA Education cuts spark anger as department moves to slash 188 'backroom' jobs - ABC Online

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WA Education cuts spark anger as department moves to slash 188 'backroom' jobs
ABC Online
The WA Education Department has confirmed it is abolishing almost 200 positions from its central and regional offices by the start of term one next year, with a further 170 staff to be offered voluntary redundancies. The positions will come entirely ...

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WA lobster industry worth $282m - Business News

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WA lobster industry worth $282m
Business News
The western rock lobster industry contributes $282 million and nearly 900 jobs directly to the Western Australian economy with an overall impact of more than $500 million, a new report has found. The report, commissioned by the peak industry body ...

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WA joins national disability scheme - Business News

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WA joins national disability scheme
Business News
Joining the national NDIS scheme will mean about 15,000 more Western Australians will receive support on top of an existing 25,000, and 8,000 jobs will be created, Premier Mark McGowan said. Disability Services Minister Stephen Dawson said a state ...

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Inland rail: Aboriginal groups want job targets for track construction - ABC Online

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Inland rail: Aboriginal groups want job targets for track construction
ABC Online
However, the Government-owned builder of the multi-billion-dollar project, the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC), has told the ABC it has no targets for Aboriginal employment. "We have not set any targets at all but we are very keen to make sure ...


WA Education Department told to slash 800 full-time jobs within months - ABC Online

ABC Online

WA Education Department told to slash 800 full-time jobs within months
ABC Online
The WA Education Department is preparing to slash up to 800 full-time jobs by March next year, in a move unions claim will devastate the public school system. The job losses are part of the WA Government's Voluntary Targeted Separation Scheme (VTSS ...

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