Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation

Port Hedland dust management

Port Hedland dust management

The Government has now released the Port Hedland Dust Management Taskforce’s 2016 Report to Government for public comment. The Taskforce Report explains the background to dust issues in Port Hedland, summarises the findings of previous work, and details work underway to mitigate dust issues. It then sets out a series of recommendations for Government to consider.

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Support for Industry

Support for Industry

We develop and coordinate State-significant projects and infrastructure; manage agreements between proponents and the State government; and support the development of industry in Western Australia by improving local industry capability and participation and developing industrial land.

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Linking WA with the world

Linking WA with the world

We are the Western Australian Government's lead agency for international engagement and education; and operate a network of trade and investment offices worldwide.

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An Extraordinary Destination

An Extraordinary Destination

Through Tourism WA, we are focused on marketing the State; developing, attracting and promoting major sporting, cultural and business events; and supporting the development of significant tourism, infrastructure and projects.

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Science and Innovation

Science and Innovation

We are developing the State’s science and innovation capabilities by encouraging investment and linkages between the private, public and academic sectors.

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Defence

Defence

Through the Defence West office, we are working to promote capabilities and capacity of the State’s defence and maritime industries.

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Leading Responsible Development

The Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation was formed on 1 July, 2017 as part of the Western Australian Government’s Machinery of Government changes.

The department is Western Australia’s lead agency for economic development, international trade and investment, and tourism. It also leads the promotion and development of the defence, international education, science and innovation sectors in Western Australia.

 

 

  • Project Development

    wheatstone_project_lngplant_aerial-with-copyrightThe Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation leads initiatives on behalf of the Western Australian government that pave the way for significant industry investment in large and complex projects such as LNG processing precincts and ports.

    The department works in the early stages of these projects to negotiate matters of land tenure, native title and heritage, environmental approvals, land use planning and social impact.


  • Economic Policy

    Western Australia is the main minerals and petroleum exporting state of Australia and its economy benefits from its proximity to the growing markets of Asia.

    The department publishes a monthly report that includes statistical information on the Western Australian economy, available here.

  • StudyWest

    KINGS PARKStudyWest is the official government website for international students, providing a comprehensive source of information about living and studying in Perth and Western Australia.This website covers information about different aspects of living and studying in Western Australia.

     
  • Innovation

    Home Page Carousel - Innovation ShowcasesProgress has always been defined by transformation and change. These changes are powered by a vision to secure the future of Western Australia through transformative projects and new initiatives, such as The Innovation Centre in Bentley, and other services, showcase, and opportunities featured at www.innovation.wa.gov.au.

  • The LNG Fund

    Australia - China LNG Fund2013: 27-28 November, 14th Working Group Meeting Held in Canberra   

    The Australia China Natural Gas Technology Partnership Fund (The Fund) was established in 2002 as part of an historic agreement for Australia to supply LNG to China. 

    The Fund was established in 2002 as part of an agreement for Western Australia to supply LNG to China for 25 years.