Media Statements

State Budget delivers the quinella
CCIWA Chief Economist Aaron Morey  The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA (CCIWA) welcomes the 2022-23 State Budget. The Budget delivers a critical quinella: significant...
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Back to business as WA restrictions ease
CCIWA Chief Economist Aaron Morey The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA (CCIWA) welcomes the State Government’s decision to further ease COVID-19 restrictions from 29 April.
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Greenfields commitment a boost to WA mining jobs and confidence 
Six-year ‘greenfields’ agreements would bolster business investment and confidence, and would particularly benefit the Western Australian economy. Increasing the length of workplace agreements on WA’s...
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Regional businesses beset by challenges
CCIWA Chief Economist Aaron Morey Confidence among WA’s regional businesses has dampened, with a 26-point drop in short-term optimism. In the first CCIWA Regional Pulse...
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WA business confidence dampened by skills and supply chain challenges
Western Australian businesses are increasingly struggling to deal with supply chain disruptions and skill shortages, and are concerned by the rising threat of higher interest...
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Roads decision sends wrong message to business about risks of investing in WA
CCIWA CEO Chris Rodwell  The decision by the State Government to shift 600 maintenance jobs from the private sector into the state bureaucracy, sends the...
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CCIWA secures workforce win, as Budget cements recovery 
CCIWA Chief Economist Aaron Morey Today’s Federal Budget confirms the strength of the Australian economy with significant upward revisions to economic growth in coming years,...
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Higher living costs, Omicron, global fears grip WA households
CCIWA Chief Economist Aaron Morey WA households confidence has dropped from record highs, according to CCIWA’s latest Consumer Confidence Survey.
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Savings for tens of thousands of WA businesses under electricity reforms; report
Monday, 14 March 2022 The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA welcomes the release of analysis today, which shows tens of thousands of WA businesses...
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Outlook – Who Dares Wins
CCIWA Chief Economist Aaron Morey Western Australia has reopened to the world; now begins the serious task of competing on the world stage. CCIWA’s biannual...
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State Government investment attraction fund welcomed
CCIWA Chief Economist Aaron Morey The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA (CCIWA) welcomes the State Government’s announcement that it will introduce a $100 million...
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Business ready to move forward as WA reopens to the world  
CCIWA Chief Economist Aaron Morey CCIWA celebrates the reopening of Western Australia’s borders alongside thousands of businesses today.
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