The project is expected to generate 6500 jobs before its completion in the 2023-24 financial year.
I love the country and my favourite place on earth is Kalbarri. But it must be said, in terms of international tourism regional WA is utterly crap — everything is too far away.
Almost 12,000ha of native vegetation will be cleared, with up to 1743 wind turbines to be built 26km from Eighty Mile Beach near Port Hedland.
Treasury says China’s huge infrastructure spending spree is expected to keep the iron ore price higher for longer than previously forecast.
The resources boom is clogging up Perth Airport’s runways at peak hours, leaving little room for other flights when the hard border comes down.
WA will get a billion-dollar infrastructure boost for roads, bridges and freight networks as part of a Budget spend aimed at creating thousands of jobs. Find out where the money will go.
The initial public offer will return millions of dollars to civil construction group Ertech and Duratec’s founder-managers.
The stoush dates back to 2012 when tycoon Len Buckeridge sued the government for costs and lost profits over a deal to develop a port at James Point near Kwinana.
Infrastructure projects across northern Australia will be fast-tracked under reforms to be announced by the Federal Government on Wednesday.
Farmers who have campaigned for 14 years for grain to be moved by rail say they are encouraged by the State’s announcement, and welcome the prospect of safer regional roads.
The State Government is preparing a business case to secure nearly $500 million to potentially reopen three of WA’s mothballed Tier 3 grain train lines.
The work-from-home boom has led to one of the biggest upgrades to the National Broadband Network since 2013, with a $4.5 billion investment to be announced by the Morrison Government tomorrow.
But Mark McGowan has hit back, saying the consortium to build the Morley to Ellenbrook line would deliver thousands of jobs for local workers and subcontractors.
A call to shift sub maintenance work from Adelaide to Perth was expected before Christmas but has since been put on the backburner. WA wants to make it part of its COVID recovery action plan.
Perth-based Clean Energy Fuels Australia has secured a long-term site lease to develop an LNG plant that is expected to drive down energy costs in WA’s Mid West.
Labor ministers have heaped praise on the party’s former leader Alan Carpenter after he joined the board of a State Government agency tasked with progressing major new works programs in WA.
The cash injection comes as planning gets under way to replace the dilapidated 60-year-old South Perth buildings — many of which have asbestos — for WA’s key agricultural agency.
Plans to build a $280 million salt project in the Pilbara is set to get expedited help from the State Government to bring the development online.
Fresh details have emerged about the scale of the repairs facing two of the world’s biggest energy companies as they race to get $US70b of LNG kit in WA’s north back on track.
The quest to build WA’s first film studio is heating up with the State Government extending the deadline for proposals by the private sector to develop the facility.
The McGowan Government will today unveil plans for a $50 million pedestrian and cycle bridge ‘built by West Australians, for West Australians’ across the Swan River. HAVE YOUR SAY.
Reservists who have lost their civilian jobs due to the COVID crisis will be offered more hours with the Australian Defence Force under a $1 billion spending package.
Perth MP Patrick Gorman is imploring Anthony Albanese to ‘think big’ in WA, flagging a CBD light rail project as
The island offers a closer base for companies with interests in the WA gas fields, including INPEX’s Ichthys.
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