What we do

Support economic development

The Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation is staffed by technical experts in economics, law, resources, governance, policy, environment, heritage, project management, investment attraction and many other fields that contribute to developing economic supports for the future of the Western Australian economy.

Staff can:

  • negotiate and guide agreements made between the government and major project (mainly resource) proponents
  • coordinate government processes for major projects that qualify for assistance
  • advise government internally on economic policy
  • project manage approvals in land tenure, native title and heritage, environment and planning for major government infrastructure initiatives.

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