Business Pulse

COVID-19 vaccine
Businesses to partner in vaccine rollout
Businesses are now able to team up with vaccination providers to administer COVID-19 vaccines to staff at work in the next step of Australia's vaccine...
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Collins class submarine
WA defence industry misses out
The decision to not relocate the nation's submarine Full Cycle Docking (FCD) program to WA is a lost opportunity to bolster the State's defence industry...
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CCIWA to help with WHS laws transition
Businesses will be given added help to transition to WA's new work health and safety laws, with CCIWA one of five industry groups to receive...
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WA’s $5.6b surplus shows economy in strong position
The State Government has recorded a $5.6 billion surplus, pledging to spend on health, infrastructure, housing and climate change, as part of its 2021-22 State...
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Sexual harassment laws pass Parliament
New anti-discrimination laws tightening the rules around sexual harassment have passed Federal Parliament, prompting workplaces to update their policies and procedures.
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COVID-19 vaccine
Commonwealth unveils vaccine compensation scheme
Australians who suffer injury or loss of income because of adverse effects from the COVID-19 vaccination will be able to claim for their losses under...
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WA likely to ease restrictions at 80% vaccination: Cook
WA is likely to be subject to fewer COVID-19 restrictions by November when 80 per cent of the State’s population is expected to be vaccinated,...
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WA must act now to diversify, says CCIWA
The WA economy has enjoyed extraordinary success during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the State Government needs to look beyond the resources sector for future economic...
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$100m for emerging industries, economic diversification
The State Government will incentivise businesses in emerging industries including batteries, green steel and cyber security to operate in WA, as part of a new...
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New grants for regional projects
The State Government has opened the fourth round of the $40 million Regional Economic Development (RED) Grants program, with up to $250,000 available for regional...
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SMEs given easier access to $5m loans
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) now have easier access to loans of up to $5 million through a Federal Government scheme aimed at relieving financial...
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ASA serves up success in Art of Food
Global food services giant Sodexo has turned to an innovative solution to address local skills shortages by combining FIFO outback training with city-based apprenticeship support. 
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