The Western Australian economy continues its slow but steady recovery, with higher investment, lower unemployment and slowly increasing wages growth forecast for the State.
Confidence in Western Australia’s property industry has jumped nine index points following the Federal election and is now the second highest of any state or territory.
From July 1 2019, thousands of Western Australian employers will benefit from the new Jobs and Skills WA Employer Incentive.
Construction is off to a great start on the Wanneroo Road and Ocean Reef Road interchange, with progress now visible across a number of the site’s work zones.
WA Premier Mark McGowan and WA Transport Minister Rita Saffioti visited the Leach Highway and Welshpool Road intersection, with planning work and consultation underway for the $93 million upgrade.
The Stephenson Avenue extension project has reached a significant milestone with a Statement of Intent between the State Government and City of Stirling signed to progress the first phase of the project.
The WA Government’s plans to relieve congestion along Armadale Road and the southern suburbs are progressing, with a contract awarded for delivery of the Armadale Road to North Lake Road bridge project.
WA Premier Mark McGowan and WA Transport Minister Rita Saffioti are visiting seven of 30 major metropolitan road projects or sites that are either under construction now or starting soon.
Toodyay’s Duke Street footbridge will be reopened later in 2019 after a $145,000 upgrade funded by the WA Government.
Recreational boating enthusiasts throughout Western Australia are being urged to discuss ideas for new and improved facilities with $1.5 million in State Government funding now available.