Jobs Australia has sought clarity and further detail state by state from the Premiers on the definition of “non-essential businesses” which so far align with the statement by the Prime Minister.

Jobs Australia will continue to provide detail as the information is updated. This is a continually changing landscape and Jobs Australia will aim to keep the information current for Members.

Statement: WA Premier - 23 March 2020

 

Premier Mark McGowan has outlined immediate, severe changes that will be rolled out across the Western Australian community to assist in stopping the spread of COVID-19.

Statement: WA Premier

Member Information from the office of Jobs Australia CEO - 6 April 2020

Jobs Australia continues to focus on providing members with comprehensive reports on the Relief and Economic Stimulus Packages provided by the Federal Government. Click here.

WA Premier: Temporary border closure to better protect Western Australians - 2 April 2020

The McGowan Government has taken the extraordinary, but necessary step to place a hard border closure on the State of Western Australia, to further protect the community from the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here

$91.2 million police package to support COVID-19 response - 8 April 2020

The McGowan Government has announced a $91 million package of measures to support the State's emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here.

COVID-19 testing criteria further expanded in Western Australia - 8 April 2020

The testing criteria for COVID-19 will be expanded significantly at all COVID-19 clinics and testing sites across Western Australia. Click here.

$91.2 million police package to support COVID-19 response - 8 April 2020

The McGowan Government has announced a $91 million package of measures to support the State's emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here.

New laws to provide support for commercial and residential tenants and landlords - 14 April

Urgent legislation to implement a range of measures to minimise financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on tenants and landlords of both commercial and residential tenancies will be introduced into State Parliament this week. Click here.

Essential shopping service launches for people with disability - 16 April 2020

Disability Services Minister Stephen Dawson has welcomed a new and essential community service to be launched on April 20 that will provide vulnerable Western Australians with the support they need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here.

WA businesses finding ways to fight back - 16 April 2020

Western Australian businesses are fighting back against the brutal impact of COVID-19, with 84 per cent adapting to the crisis in some manner. Click here.

COVID-19 coronavirus: Community advice - 16 April 2020

The WA Government will continue to deliver essential services and encourage the community, private businesses, households and individuals to stay calm and prepare. Click here

Fast-tracked payments to boost local businesses - 2 May 2020

The Department of Finance will fast-track payments to suppliers for invoices of under $1 million as part of a new initiative that will provide additional support for Western Australian businesses during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here

Apprentices to benefit from TAFE partnership with Rio Tinto - 14 May 2020

The McGowan Government welcomes Rio Tinto Iron Ore's commitment of $50,000 to fund the upskilling of apprentices displaced during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here

WA Government COVID-19 Latest Updates - 25 May 2020

Keep up to date with the latest news and advice. Click here