BREAKING: WA To Delay Phase 5 Restriction Lifting

WA Premier Mark McGowan has announced a further delay of lifting the Phase 5 restrictions for at least two weeks as Victoria’s COVID-19 situation remains grim. The move means the WA’s Phase 5 restrictions will not be lifted until 29th, August, with the decision subjected to change base expert health advice. Announcements will be made…

Preference deal out between Harvey and Palmer for State election

The State Opposition has ruled out a deal with Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party at next year’s WA election. Liberal leader Liza Harvey has stated that there will “no preference deal with Clive Palmer”, claiming Mr Palmer did not connect with Western Australians. In a statement, she said that details about the election would be…

$92m in new manufacturing initiatives to boost WA jobs, recovery

WA is set to be boosted by new initiatives in an investment to increase local manufacturing in the state. The McGowan Government has introduced $92.4 million in initiatives to activate new industries and create new jobs. As part of the funding boost, the government will invest an additional $40.1 million to build a new diesel…

Mandurah TAFE hospitality and tourism training centre boosts youth jobs post-COVID-19

WA’s hospitality and tourism industries will be getting extra support with a new facility to produce job-ready workers, the McGowan Government has revealed. The government has announced a hospitality and tourism training centre at the South Metropolitan TAFE Mandurah campus, to improve the Peel region’s capacity produce As part of the WA Recovery Plan, the…

WA Business recovery and PPE production boosted with $10m funding

A new funding package will boost local WA businesses impacted by COVID-19 while increasing the supply of local made personal protective equipment (PPE), the McGowan Government has revealed. The government unveiled a $10 million package with funding across three rounds improve business recovery and personal safety equipment. The new rounds of funding will include the…

$28m funding package to boost support for domestic violence victims

Victims of family and domestic violence will be getting renewed support, with the McGowan Government launching a comprehensive package to address the issue in the community. $28.1 million will be devoted as part of the WA Recovery Plan that will go towards employing additional support workers and initiatives. Under the plan, $8.6 million will go…