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More green tape would put major project investment in limbo
Australian businesses have sounded the alarm on the Federal Government’s radical environmental approvals reforms, with a survey revealing almost half would be less likely to...
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Project EOI open: funding barriers for small businesses in defence
A Pilot Fund project, through Defence and other agencies, aims to investigate funding barriers facing small businesses in the defence sector.
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‘Nature Positive’ committee to hear from CCIWA despite avoiding WA
A Senate Committee investigating the planned overhaul of Australia’s environmental approvals system holding its only public hearing in Canberra is an insult to WA, CCIWA...
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Nature Positive hearings in Canberra bubble an insult to WA
Western Australia has been snubbed by a Senate Committee investigating the planned overhaul of Australia’s environmental approvals system, despite the oversized impact of the changes...
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Xplorate expanding aerial intelligence presence globally
WA-based aerial intelligence company Xplorate anticipates at least four-fold growth in the next 12 months and beyond, as it expands internationally.
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Finalists announced: Diversity and Inclusion Awards
The finalists of the inaugural 2024 CCIWA and BHP Diversity & Inclusion Awards have been announced.
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Skilled migration boost welcome news for WA economy
CCIWA welcomes the deal struck by the State Government with the Commonwealth to increase Western Australia’s skilled migration cap to 10,000 for 2024-25. The increase...
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Lack of housing fuelling worker shortage in regional WA
WA’s housing shortage is having a direct impact on regional businesses, with almost three quarters identifying housing as a barrier to attracting and retaining workers....
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D&I Award honours Michael Parker’s passion for gender inclusion
The Gender Inclusion Award of the inaugural Diversity & Inclusion Awards is named in honour of the late Michael Parker, a leader who championed gender...
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WA’s labour market tightest in the nation
WA’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.6% in May, driven by a sharp increase in the number of people employed.
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Aerial view of Crown Resorts complex highlighting the modern architectural design and surrounding landscape.
Crown contributes $1b to Australian economy, report shows
Crown Resorts has outlined its contribution to the national economy, with a new report showing it spent $1 billion a year on 3,882 suppliers across...
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Payroll tax the number one issue for businesses ahead of WA election
Western Australian businesses have demanded reform of the state’s unfair payroll tax system, identifying it as the number one business issue heading into the 2025...
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