Business Pulse

Grants for businesses hit by festive season COVID restrictions
Grant applications today opened for businesses directly impacted by COVID-19 restrictions over the festive season, with up to $12,500 per business available.
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WA loosens quarantine arrangements
WA’s quarantine restrictions have been loosened ahead of the border opening on February 5 in a major win for businesses struggling to hire staff in...
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Third COVID vaccine dose mandatory
The State Government has today announced a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine will now be mandatory for most WA workers and has reinstituted a...
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New IR laws pass WA Parliament
The Industrial Relations Legislative Amendment Bill 2021 has passed WA Parliament, marking a number of changes to the State’s employment laws that impact on WA...
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New agrifood trade grants now open
WA agrifood businesses can now apply for up to $100,000 in new grants from the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD).
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Shipping and supply concerns leave COVID behind
With Christmas just around the corner, WA business owners are feeling confident about the future, but higher costs and supply chain issues are expected to...
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Aus-UK FTA a boon for local exporters
A landmark free trade agreement with the UK has opened up new opportunities for WA businesses — helping exporters diversify and grow their market share...
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Health and safety laws delayed until March 2022
Delays in drafting accompanying regulations mean the State Government’s Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act 2020 now won’t go into effect until March 2022. Minister...
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Act quickly on new manufacturing grants
WA manufacturing businesses have a small window of opportunity to apply for their share of $280 million in new funding for projects in priority areas.
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WA reopening provides certainty for business
WA's reopening date has been locked in for February 5 next year — providing certainty for businesses after 20 months of border restrictions.
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High-tech tags deliver detailed livestock information
In the age of the ethical consumer, one CCIWA member has developed a remarkable piece of technology to deliver information to graziers and downstream producers.
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West Aussies ready for take-off
West Australians are planning long-delayed holidays in 2022, with one in two people set to travel internationally in the coming months while spending an overall...
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