Media Statements

CCIWA Board appointments
CCIWA Board President Nicolle Jenkins The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA (CCIWA) is delighted to confirm the appointment of Esme Bowen and Dr Liz...
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WA households looking for competitive prices and taxes
CCIWA Chief Economist Aaron Morey Household confidence has weakened as rising costs and interest rates weigh on the minds of Western Australians. Amid the turbulent...
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WA a dream destination for tourism, students, skills and investment
CCIWA Chief Executive  Chris Rodwell  Western Australia’s new brand campaign, Walking on a Dream, is a watershed moment for the State. While it is a...
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Economic Outlook – “What Goes Up…”
CCIWA’s latest economic forecast sees Western Australia well-poised to mitigate the worst impacts of a turbulent period ahead for the world economy. Entitled “What Goes...
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Assuring steady renewable energy will help businesses pursue net zero
CCIWA Chief Economist Aaron Morey The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA (CCIWA) welcomes the State Government’s announcement that it will rapidly assess new and...
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Jobs, investment and growth onboard Pluto Train 2
The launch of construction on Woodside Energy’s Pluto Train 2 is a signal of continued strength in WA’s energy and resources sector, and a boost...
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Regions savaged by rising costs
CCIWA Chief Economist Aaron Morey Rising costs are savaging WA’s regional businesses, with profit expectations and long-term confidence declining.
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Business, economic and community imperative to stamp out stamp duty
CCIWA Chief Economist Aaron Morey The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA (CCIWA) today releases ‘Stamping out stamp duty’ – a nationally significant report making...
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Business profits plunge as costs rise
Western Australian business may have breathed a sigh of relief that COVID-19 restrictions have been eased but profitability is on the slide, down to the...
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CCIWA supports Federal Government 2030 reduction target – swifter action required to reduce investment risks for businesses
CCIWA CEO Chris Rodwell The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA (CCIWA) has today released a comprehensive position statement on climate change policy. It supports...
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Further labour cost pressure heaped on WA’s smallest businesses
CCIWA Chief Economist Aaron Morey Today’s decision by the WA Industrial Relations Commission brings the WA state minimum wage to $887.40 per week, an increase...
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WA business community backs creating safer workplaces for women
CCIWA President, Nicolle Jenkins CCIWA CEO, Chris Rodwell CCIWA’s President and CEO welcome the release of the Community Development and Justice Standing Committee’s report on...
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