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Relief and festive cheer for WA households as 2020 ends 
Aaron Morey Chief Economist In line with national sentiment, household confidence in WA has rebounded to its highest level in 10 years. The CCIWA Consumer Confidence Survey – the only independent,...
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WA businesses provide qualified support to IR compromise
Chris Rodwell CCIWA CEO By increasing flexibility, clarity and certainty with respect to industrial relations, the Federal Government’s omnibus bill would, on balance, strengthen WA businesses and enable more Western...
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Avoiding unfair dismissal
IR reforms land in Parliament
The Federal Government has introduced its industrial relations reforms to Parliament today following much-publicised IR roundtables, of which CCIWA was a part.
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JobMaker scheme open for business
Businesses can now register for the Federal Government’s new JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme, covering the wages of eligible workers by up to $200 a fortnight.
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Aged care providers get $132m more for COVID response
The Federal Government has allocated a further $132.2 million to the aged care sector, as part of its response to the Royal Commission into Aged...
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ATO extends JobKeeper deadlines
The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has given businesses extra time to submit their declarations for JobKeeper payments to account for the Christmas period.
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Data reveals WA retail uptick
Australian Bureau of Statistics data reveals an uptick in retail spending for October, with turnover well above where it was this time last year. Despite...
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WA Opposition promises payroll tax relief 
The WA Opposition has responded to CCIWA’s proposal to reduce the payroll tax burden, promising a 100 per cent rebate on payroll tax liability for...
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Jobs tax relief would heighten WA’s competitiveness
Aaron Morey Chief Economist The WA Liberal Opposition has today responded to a key Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA proposal — reducing the heavy...
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Contract wins: SRG Global, SCEE, Monadelphous, Georgiou
SRG Global has secured two construction contracts totalling about $100 million, including a key role on a new apartment tower at Elizabeth Quay. Our WA...
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ADCO wins Western Power’s big depot deal
ADCO is expected to start building Western Power’s new $50 million South Metro depot in Forrestdale early next year after being named by the State...
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Subsea suppliers tracking well for Defence work
A $300 million defence prospect has surfaced, with WA Works learning that tendering on the new underwater tracking range project – unveiled last month by...
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