Media Statements

WA households to unleash $650 million in spending
AARON MOREY CCIWA CHIEF ECONOMIST Western Australians are set to inject a further $650 million into the State economy before the end of 2021. CCIWA’s latest Consumer Confidence...
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CEPU industrial action
Chris Rodwell  CCIWA CEO CCIWA is disappointed that further industrial action will be mounted by the Communications, Electrical and Plumbers Union from today, with impacts...
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Budget puts business back behind the wheel to drive recovery
Aaron Morey CCIWA Chief Economist  Today’s Federal Budget confirms Australia’s remarkable economic and fiscal turnaround, with the Government laying the policy groundwork for continued economic...
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Childcare reform secured
AARON MOREY – CHIEF ECONOMIST   The Federal Government’s commitment to reform childcare subsidies committing $1.7 billion in the upcoming budget is a win for the...
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Full extent of lockdown impacts revealed
Western Australian businesses have revealed the full impacts of the recent snap lockdown and subsequent restrictions through a rapid-fire Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA...
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Small businesses must be supported through lockdown period
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA (CCIWA) acknowledges the WA Government’s decision to impose a three-day lockdown for the Perth and Peel region. The...
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Regional Pulse shows optimism for WA business
The latest Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA Regional Pulse report shows that a year on from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic most regional businesses...
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Progress towards consistent national COVID-19 approach
Aaron Morey CCIWA Chief Economist CCIWA welcomes the State Government’s updated approach to borders and COVID-19 settings in WA, announced today.
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Worker shortages the biggest challenge facing WA businesses
Aaron Morey CCIWA Chief Economist Business confidence in Western Australia has remained firm, declining only slightly from the decade-highs recorded late last year, according to...
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Appointment of WA Cabinet
Chris Rodwell CCIWA CEO The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA welcomes the appointment of the new Western Australian Cabinet today.
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Boost to apprenticeships will aid WA in skills challenge ahead
Chris Rodwell CCIWA CEO The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA (CCIWA) welcomes the Federal Government’s decision to extend and uncap the Boosting Apprenticeship Commencement...
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WA households optimistic on economy and changing home & work preferences
Aaron Morey CCIWA Chief Economist Western Australians maintain a bright outlook according to CCIWA’s first Consumer Confidence Survey in 2021. The survey also reveals important...
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