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WAIPS supports almost 43,000 jobs in less than three years
Since the implementation of the Western Australian Industry Participation Strategy (WAIPS) in 2018, an estimated 43,297 jobs have been supported in WA.
Meet Your Local Content Adviser: Mary Manov – Pilbara Region
Mary is based in Karratha at the Pilbara Development Commission and will frequently travel around the region connecting with stakeholders. Learn more about the Pilbara Local Content Adviser.
New rounds of the Local Capability Fund launched for 2021/22
The Western Australian Government has announced three new rounds of the Local Capability Fund (LCF) worth $2 million to assist local businesses to secure contract opportunities.
Regional Communication Forums have kicked off for another year
The WA Industry Link Regional Communication Forums are heading back to regions this year, providing business with information about upcoming contract opportunities.
WA Business benefits from Local Capability Fund
Aboriginal business owner Michael Jones said the Local Capability Fund (LCF) fast-tracked his business so quickly the company managed to secure major contracts.
Western Australian Government returns railcar manufacturing to WA
A key WA Government election commitment, 246 METRONET railcars and six new Australind railcars will be built, tested and maintained at the new Bellevue facility.
Meet Your Local Content Adviser: Tony Emmott - Mid West Content Adviser
We found out more about our Local Content Advisers, with Tony Emmott from the Mid West region.
AOG Energy a success for 2021
AOG Energy 2021 was a huge success showcasing local companies and suppliers to almost 6000 industry professionals who registered for the two-day conference.
Another 6 government agencies sign the WA Buy Local Policy 2020 implementation agreement
A total number of 10 agencies have signed implementation agreements with a number of others expected to sign over the coming months.
WA Government to deliver a pipeline of work worth $27 billion over the next 4 years
The critical Pipeline of Work will provide local businesses across the state with an enhanced view of major upcoming WA Government tendering opportunities over $1.5 million.
Changes to the Western Australian Industry Participation Strategy will create more opportunities for WA businesses
Key changes to the Western Australian Industry Participation Strategy will ensure WA businesses receive a bigger share of work by maximising supply opportunities.
Alstom has published schedule for METRONET Railcar Procurement program
The procurement schedule has been released by Alstom on the ICN Gateway project page.
Five South West businesses receive funding under the Local Capability Fund’s Bunbury Outer Ring Road round.
The McGowan Government announced in February that businesses in the region could apply for up to $20,000 each from the fund to support them to get work on the $852 million development.