Western Australia's vehicle manufacturing industry has been boosted with the awarding of a new $47.5 million State Government contract to build up to 300 new firefighting vehicles.
The new contract for "1.4 tanker" firefighting appliances was awarded to Perth-based family-operated company Technifire and will ensure volunteer and career firefighters have purpose-built Disaster & Emergency Read More
A new program delivered as part of the WA Recovery Plan will assist small business owners to adapt and respond to the COVID-19 environment.
The PIVOT program will help small business owners enhance their entrepreneurial mindset and develop innovative ways of operating their business.
Western Australia's nation-leading response to COVID-19 means WA COVID-19 Read More
Over $30 million will be spent upgrading Rottnest Island's ageing water supply and road network to shore up the holiday hotspot's infrastructure and plan for future growth.
Tourism to the Island has increased significantly in recent years, with visitation up 21 per cent from 2017 to 2019.
Increased efforts to sell the Read More
The WA Government has awarded $300,000 towards new medicinal cannabis manufacturing facilities in the State's South-West region.
Local medicinal cannabis producer Little Green Pharma is among 25 businesses which have shared in $4.2 million under the Value Add Agribusiness Investment Attraction Fund's latest funding round.
The grant will support an advanced new Read More
The WA Government has introduced a new code of conduct to help commercial tenants and landlords reach agreements about rent during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
The code applies to small businesses, including retail stores, with an annual turnover of less than $50 million and which qualify for the JobKeeper scheme COVID-19 Read More
The State Government has announced today that it will make it easier for Western Australian businesses to grow, invest and create jobs by cutting red tape in the State’s planning system.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA had long called for WA businesses regulatory burden to be reduced.
The State Government Read More
Major Western Australian meat processors have offered to work together to take on the 60,000 sheep currently in a Perth feedlot, after the Federal Government suspended a major live exporter's licence.
Meat processors have been working with the State Government over the last two months in preparation for a reduction in Farming & Agriculture Read More
Dreamz Pty Ltd, trading as GAIA Skin Naturals (GAIA), has paid $37,800 in penalties for alleged false or misleading representations after the ACCC issued three infringement notices.
GAIA described its Natural Baby Bath & Body Wash, Baby Shampoo and Baby Moisturiser as “Pure ★ Natural ★ Organic”. However, these products contain Read More
The Federal Court has ordered Apple Inc (Apple US) to pay $9 million in penalties for making false or misleading representations to customers with faulty iPhones and iPads about their rights under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).
The ACCC took action against Apple US and Apple Pty Ltd (Apple Australia) following Read More
The Federal Court has ordered that Domain Corp Pty Ltd and Domain Name Agency Pty Ltd (also trading as Domain Name Register) pay combined penalties of $1.95 million for breaching the Australian Consumer Law.
From November 2015 to at least April 2017, the two Domain Companies sent out approximately 300,000 unsolicited Read More