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New dev’t grants program to support timber regions in Western Australia

Forestry Minister Jackie Jarvis today announced the $10 million New Industry Development Grants, which will help attract new industries and expand existing enterprises in Western Australia's South-West foreign regions.

Construction on WA’s second big battery on the way

The McGowan Government has allocated $2.3 billion towards new battery energy storage systems in the 2023-24 budget, including a second, larger system at the Kwinana site, after the government announced the first large-scale battery storage system is ready to charge and discharge energy into the grid.

New opportunities in WA high tech manufacturing made available by new federal budget

The McGowan Government is delivering for regional Western Australia through the new 2023-24 budget that features a massive $11.2 billion investment in regional infrastructure, driving new job opportunities in high tech manufacturing, clean energy, and defence industries. 

Manufacturing, advanced materials exporters urged to join Western Australian Export Awards 2023

The McGowan Government is encouraging Western Australian exporters, including manufacturing and advanced materials experts, to apply for the Western Australian Export Awards 2023.

New integrated battery material facility identifies strategic location in Western Australia

The Western Australian Government's Industrial Lands Panel has approved IGO Limited's request for land in the Kwinana-Rockingham Strategic Industrial Area (SIA), bringing the state one step closer to manufacturing the nation's first commercially available precursor cathode active material (PCAM).

WA gov’t invests $40m in critical minerals to drive energy transition

The McGowan Government announced a $40 million investment to accelerate critical mineral discoveries, ensuring Western Australia is well-positioned to capitalise on economic opportunities as the world strives towards a net zero future. 

WA investment grant to aid manufacturers overcome supply chain challenges, grow business

The McGowan Government announced that the second round of Value Add Investment Grants worth $6.3 million will support 10 dynamic Western Australian agrifood and beverage processors and manufacturers to expand their current operations.

WA seeks industry comments ahead of launching defence reskilling, upskilling grants

The Western Australian government is seeking feedback for its expression of interest documents ahead of opening applications for its new $2.5 million defence industry grants program. 

International Women’s Day spurs creation of more inclusive workplaces for women in Western Australia

For International Women's Day 2023, Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan and Women's Interests Minister Sue Ellery announced a $3 million investment to develop a new TAFE scholarship program to encourage women into industries that are typically male-dominated and assist with financing their training costs and other associated expenditures.

WA gov’t rolls out grant program for electric vehicle chargers

The McGowan Government has committed $15 million to the “Charge Up Workplace Grant” as part of its plan to increase the amount of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in the state. 

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