WA Youths Against Odds With Seven Fighting For Each Entry Level Job

Young Western Australia jobseekers have been facing a tougher start to their working lives, after a new report revealed more applicants than available positions in the State. An Anglicare WA report released on Thursday revealed almost seven young Western Australians are fighting for every entry-level job across WA, including in retail and hospitality industries. “We…

EXCLUSIVE: One Nation Stands Against Gold Levy

In the September budget, WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt announced a new tax on the gold sector as a solution to the dire state of WA’s finances, however on Tuesday, the WA One Nation Party are set to make a motion against it. Earlier this week, Mr Wyatt publicly criticised gold miners for refusing to pay…

New Geraldton Facility to Help Those at Risk of Homelessness

A new centre to help those who are homeless or are at risk of homelessness was opened in Geraldton today. The Sun City Christian Centre is managed and operated by service provider Sun City Care. In 2014, the Department of Communities approved the $500,000 grant to build the crisis accommodation facility. The facility was built…

Government Engages Industry To Boost Local Jobs

The State Government kicks off a range of industry engagement consortiums to boost tourism activities, hoping to creating more local jobs. The consortium will allow industry key stakeholders to provide valuable feedback on the Labor Government’s election promises, resulting better outcomes and decision makings. Industries such as tourism, defence, agribusiness, international education, manufacturing, aquaculture, creative…

WA’s Jobless Rate Falls Under 6% As Full Time Work Rises

Unemployment in Western Australia has fallen to its lowest levels in almost a year following a rise in the number of people finding full time work. Australian Bureau of Statistics figures revealed on Thursday the state’s jobless rate fell 0.6 percentage points in April to 5.9 per cent. It is the first time unemployment in…

Barnett cuts 1200 jobs from Public Sector

Premier Barnett and Treasurer Troy Buswell together announced the bad news of public sector job cuts on Thursday morning. The decision comes after it’s been discovered that the state’s finance is not in a good shape. It’s expected the job cuts can save the government up to 2 billion dollars. The Treasurer has said that…