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

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WA unemployment rate hits 16-year high as business lobby laments 'bad state of affairs'
ABC Online
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 tax. New Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data shows, in seasonally adjusted ...
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Unions target support for workers' rights in key marginal seats - The Sydney Morning Herald

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Unions target support for workers' rights in key marginal seats
The Sydney Morning Herald
... new union-sponsored research shows. The ACTU will use the data to equip an army of workers and volunteers who will fan out across the country – including in three key NSW seats in greater Sydney, the central and south coasts – to campaign on ...

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Chevron announces Gorgon gas expansion off WA coast - ABC Online

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Chevron announces Gorgon gas expansion off WA coast
ABC Online
Industry leaders and the State Government have welcomed Chevron's decision to proceed with the second stage of the multi-billion-dollar Gorgon project expansion off Western Australia's north-west coast. The latest phase of the large-scale gas project ...

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Talk of US trade tariffs blamed for slide in WA resources jobs - PerthNow

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Talk of US trade tariffs blamed for slide in WA resources jobs
PerthNow
APPROVAL for the second stage of the Gorgon project has come just in time, with the number of resources jobs advertised in WA falling 2 per cent in March. A report by DFP Resources, to be released today, blames the jobs fall on continued talk about US ...

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Premier Mark McGowan says Chevron's Gorgon gas expansion will deliver more jobs to WA - PerthNow

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Premier Mark McGowan says Chevron's Gorgon gas expansion will deliver more jobs to WA
PerthNow
PREMIER Mark McGowan is uncertain about how many jobs from Chevron's planned expansion of its multi-billion dollar Gorgon liquefied natural gas project will come to WA, but says the decision proves the state's economy is back on track. "Obviously some ...
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Greens push to replace live export industry with local meat processing - The Guardian

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Greens push to replace live export industry with local meat processing
The Guardian
WA officials passed on their report to the federal agricultural minister, David Littleproud, who said he would ask Philip Moss, who is due to hand down a review on the live export industry within weeks, to “investigate the independent regulator's ...


Economy adds fewer jobs than expected in March - The Australian Financial Review

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Economy adds fewer jobs than expected in March
The Australian Financial Review
The jobs data painted a mixed picture across the country. NSW still had the country's lowest rate despite edging up to 5 per cent, while Victoria and South Australia saw big falls to 5.2 per cent and 5.6 per cent respectively. But Western Australia ...


Live sheep exports are not worth the moral cost - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

Live sheep exports are not worth the moral cost
The Sydney Morning Herald
Growing up near Midland on the outskirts of Perth during the 1960s and 1970s, I endured the weekly stench from the local abattoir. It was the price we paid to get meat to population centres. My first job was in the local meat processing plant, working ...

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Jobs statistics show Victoria is gaining on NSW in five key fields of employment - NEWS.com.au

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Jobs statistics show Victoria is gaining on NSW in five key fields of employment
NEWS.com.au
The SEEK research revealed a 16.2 per cent increase in SEEK job ads nationally this March compared to last. NSW led year-on-year growth by providing 34 per cent of these new jobs, followed by Victoria (28 per cent), Queensland (19 per cent), Western ...

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Jobs boom as Andrew Forrest's Minderoo shells out for WA oyster operation - The West Australian

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Jobs boom as Andrew Forrest's Minderoo shells out for WA oyster operation
The West Australian
Billionaire Andrew Forrest is planning to diversify into aquaculture by developing a multimillion-dollar edible oyster operation south of Carnarvon. Mr Forrest's Minderoo Group believes the project has the potential to create hundreds of local jobs and ...


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