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$1.2bn wage subsidy for new apprentices
The Federal Government says it will introduce a 50 per cent wage subsidy for businesses taking on a new apprentice from today.
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Growing WA apprenticeships key to economic future
Chris Rodwell CCIWA CEO Securing the skilled workers our economy needs is imperative for Western Australia. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA (CCIWA) welcomes...
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Kalgoorlie set to extend Sunday trading
A move to extend Sunday trading by two hours has been supported by Kalgoorlie council, paving the way for retailers in the Goldfields city to...
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WA’s sees biggest population growth in 7yrs
WA has recorded its biggest quarterly increase in population in seven years this March, largely due to an increase in net migration.
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Porter vows to protect businesses from casual “double-dipping”
Federal Industrial Relations Minister Christian Porter has promised to work to clarify a controversial ruling on casual entitlements that could cost businesses up to $39...
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Consumer confidence returning as economy reopens 
Aaron Morey CCIWA Chief Economist   WA consumer confidence has recovered ground, after plunging to record lows in the June Quarter. According to the latest...
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Resources to the rescue
WA’s resources industry experienced record sales of $172 billion during the 2019-20 financial year, while investment increased for the first time in seven years, according...
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Insolvency laws give small business “breathing space”
Small business owners facing insolvency due to the global pandemic will be able to prevent financial collapse through legislative changes announced by Federal Treasurer Josh...
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Mining gold at Marble Bar
Macmahon and GR Engineering are the big winners from the start of early construction at Calidus Resources’ $95 million Warrawoona gold project near Marble Bar...
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More BHP work for Monadelphous
Monadelphous has won about $120 million worth of construction and maintenance contracts on BHP mines across Australia, including the company’s WA iron ore division. Our...
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Decmil busy south and north
Decmil has racked up two significant contracts in a week, after winning a $55 million deal to build phase one of the Albany Ring Road...
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Laing gets tick for Morley-Ellenbrook rail
A Laing O’Rourke-led consortium will build the $1 billion Morley-Ellenbrook railway line after being named as the State Government’s preferred proponent. Our WA Works content...
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