Media Statements

19 September, 2019
Western Australia has officially hit a half century on unemployment, with our State’s trend unemployment rate now higher than the national rate for 50 months in a row.
24 August, 2019
WA's peak industry and business advocates warn the introduction of industrial manslaughter laws will not reduce workplace deaths and call on all Parliamentarians to take a more common-sense approach.
17 August, 2019
CCI and WRF are calling on Roe 8 and Roe 9 to stop being used as a political football and for this major infrastructure project to be referred to Infrastructure WA as a priority.
15 August, 2019
WA's unemployment rate has remained 5.9% in July in trend terms and youth unemployment has risen to 12.4% – the fourth highest in Australia and almost a full per cent higher than the national rate.
13 August, 2019
CCI welcomes the State Government’s announcement today that it will make it easier for Western Australian businesses to grow, invest and create jobs by cutting red tape in our State’s planning system.
23 July, 2019
The Western Australian economy continues its slow but steady recovery, with higher investment, lower unemployment and slowly increasing wages growth forecast for the State.
12 July, 2019
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA welcomes the State Government’s approval of BHP’s Pilbara Expansion Strategic Proposal which unlocks investment and creates WA jobs.
12 July, 2019
WA's business confidence has fallen for the second quarter in a row, sending a clear message – reduce WA’s jobs tax to support business investment and job creation or risk WA's economic recovery.
06 July, 2019
West Australians’ confidence in the economy has rebounded to a six-year high in the June quarter, with a surge in optimism resulting from a re-elected Federal Government and lower interest rates.
17 June, 2019
Western Australian Opposition Leader Liza Harvey’s announced changes to WA Liberal Party policy are out of step with the business community and put the State’s budget repair at risk.
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