Business Pulse

Skills crisis solution needed now – CCIWA, CME
The need for increased migration to fill immediate skills gaps was highlighted at today’s (July 30) WA Skills Summit, attended by a host of industry...
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WA skills shortage
Skills shortage compounds need for migrant workers
CCIWA is stressing the need for safe access to skilled migration, as WA’s skills shortage continues to put pressure on the jobs market.
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Young people take part in industry training.
CCIWA opens Armadale training hub
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA today (July 26) officially opened its new Industry Training Hub in Armadale, with the facility expected to improve opportunities...
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WA poised to attract national investment
WA is becoming a more attractive place to invest for a majority of Eastern States’ companies, a CCIWA national survey has found.
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Woman waits at the airport amid COVID-19 restrictions.
SA hard border shuts off WA to most States
The State Government has reinstated a hard border with South Australia following its COVID-19 outbreak, shutting off WA to most other States.
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$120m plan to streamline approvals
CCIWA has welcomed the State Government’s $120 million investment to help accelerate major project approvals in WA.
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A new draft strategy has bene released by Infrastructure WA
Infrastructure WA plan open for public comment
A new 20-year plan for WA’s infrastructure requirements focuses on diversifying the economy, mitigating the risks of climate change, affordable housing and Aboriginal culture.
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Some businesses have been excluded from WA lockdown grants.
Lockdown compensation excludes some businesses
Applications have opened for the State Government’s latest lockdown compensation scheme, but the $3000 grant is only available to some businesses.
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WA's regions are suffering skill shortages as overseas migration restrictions due to COVID-19 bite.
Regional businesses remain confident despite skill, labour shortages
Confidence among WA’s regional businesses remains high, but skill and labour shortages continue to be a barrier to growth, CCIWA’s latest Regional Pulse survey shows.
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$3000 lockdown compensation grants for small business
The State Government has announced WA businesses can access $3000 in compensation after Perth and Peel’s recent four-day lockdown.
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NAIDOC Week shines light on cultural awareness
NAIDOC Week provides an opportunity to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, but businesses can take steps to educate themselves in many...
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Research, supply chain grants available to business
The Federal Government is providing businesses with grants of up to $2 million for research, supply chain and export activities.
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