This Saturday choose the party with a plan for WA jobs

At the election this Saturday, we have a choice. We can re-elect Colin Barnett and continue with the same mismanagement and lack of policies that delivered our current disastrous economic situation, or we can elect a McGowan Labor Government and choose the party offering a real plan for WA jobs.

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Report Card: Comparing the Major Party Platforms

With less than two weeks until the State Election, it’s time to take a hard look at what both sides of politics are offering voters. While we can only judge WA Labor on what they say they will do, we’ve had eight years of the Barnett Government in power and an extensive track record to judge their vision for the WA economy. 

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Securing domestic gas supplies vital to support local industry and jobs

Western Australia is one of the most energy-rich locations in the world. In addition to our abundant renewable energy resources, we are also home to some of the world’s biggest offshore natural gas reserves.

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WA workers betrayed by One Nation – Liberal preference

On Sunday it was revealed that Pauline Hanson has done a deal with Colin Barnett to exchange preferences at the upcoming election.

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Media Release - WA Labor’s local railcar build policy a win for WA jobs and apprenticeships

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union has commended yesterday’s announcement by WA Labor to ensure participation of the local manufacturing sector in future rail car builds.

WA Labor announced a 15-year rolling (railcar) stock strategy yesterday as part of its $2.53 billion METRONET plan, with a commitment to achieve more than 50 per cent of manufacturing locally of the new railcars.

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Railcar manufacturing policy a winner for WA jobs

Over the weekend, WA Labor announced that if elected they will implement a 15-year rolling stock (railcars) strategy, as part of their METRONET transportation plan, to grow the manufacturing industry and create ongoing jobs and apprenticeships.

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Roe 8: Road to nowhere vs. Outer Harbour: Project for the future

If you’ve been in Perth at all this summer, there’s been no escaping the controversy over the Roe 8 extension and the Perth Freight Link (PFL).

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Barnett Government has failed local shipbuilding

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union has branded today’s announcement of defence grants for local businesses as “too little, too late”, condemning the Barnett Government’s lack of support for WA businesses trying to secure defence industry work.

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Barnett Government support for shipbuilding industry sinks under scrutiny

Western Australia has a world class shipbuilding industry. The wealth of experience and highly skilled workers present in the sector should be a point of pride for our state economy.

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Latest unemployment figures sound the alarm on WA jobs

The latest job figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics are out and it’s not looking good for WA.

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Why we need a Plan for WA Jobs...

At the State Election on 11th March, we will have the chance to vote for the party who presents the best plan to create new jobs and opportunities in WA.


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