Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation

Chemcentre Consultation

Chemcentre Consultation

The Chemistry Centre (WA) Act 2007 (WA) (Act) provides that every five years, the Minister must conduct a review of the Act’s operation and effectiveness. The five yearly review is now due and the Minister has asked the Chief Scientist to carry it out.

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The New Industries Fund

The New Industries Fund

The New Industries Fund is a $16.7 million initiative to support and accelerate new and emerging businesses to create Western Australian jobs.

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Commissioners Week Conference

Commissioners Week Conference

Western Australia’s Commissioners and Agent General Mike Deeks were in Perth for the Commissioners Week conference to focus on tourism, international education and investment. As part of the conference, they met with Governor Kim Beazley (pictured) and Premier Mark McGowan.

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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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Inaugural WA Defence Industry Capability Directory

Inaugural WA Defence Industry Capability Directory

The inaugural WA Defence Industry Capability Directory provides a snapshot of the world class, globally competitive companies that are based in Western Australia and will be used to promote the Western Australian defence industry in Australia and overseas.

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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.

  • 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 under the New Industries Fund. Find out more at www.newindustries.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.

  • METS

    Perth company Immersive Technologies training product Pro3 Classroom Mining equipment, technology and services

    The challenge of ensuring that Western Australia's mines remain competitive, while achieving operational excellence and meeting high environmental standards, has nurtured an efficient and advanced Mining Equipment and Technology Services sector.


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