The department is implementing a detailed response to this unprecedented situation, one which is aligned and contributes to the State Government response and recovery strategy. For more information, read here.
For a daily update about the numbers of confirmed cases within Australia and around the world, as well as case details, visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) current situation and case numbers page on the Department of Health's website.
Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation
Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates
The latest information about the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Project Facilitation and Project Approvals Factsheets
The Western Australian Government is continuing to support the establishment of future battery industry projects by providing project facilitation support and assistance with the state’s approvals processes.
Review and Audit of Western Australia's Overseas Trade and Investment Offices
The Review and Audit reports on Western Australia's Overseas Trade and Investment Offices were released on 26 November 2019.
Invest and Trade Western Australia
Invest and Trade WA is the ‘front door’ for investors and customers interested in doing business in Western Australia.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA’S ASIAN ENGAGEMENT STRATEGY 2019-2030
The Strategy provides a framework for Western Australia’s long term engagement with key Asian markets
Access Asia Business Grants Closed
As international business and travel plans continue to be impacted by COVID-19, Round 2 of the Access Asia Business Grants is postponed until further notice.
Full Cycle Docking reports released
The State Government has released two independent reports that find significant national and State benefits of moving the FCD maintenance program to WA.
WA HEALTH AND MEDICAL LIFE SCIENCES INDUSTRY GROWTH PLAN
Consultation is now open - tell us how WA can grow its emerging health and medical life sciences industry via the online survey.
StudyPerth's Action Plan 2019-2025 has been launched
The Action Plan supports the implementation of the International Education Strategy for Western Australia 2018-2025. Both reports are now available for download.
Applications are now open for the Collie Futures Industry Development Fund
The Collie Futures Industry Development Fund will provide up to $2 million per applicant to support significant industry-led proposals that will create jobs and contribute to economic development and diversification in the region.
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
The 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.
Progress 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 under the New Industries Fund. Find out more at www.newindustries.wa.gov.au
- The LNG Fund
Australia - China LNG Fund
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.