Media Statement: Food industry plan to support WA recovery efforts

McGowan Government to invest more than $40 million to grow WA’s food industries and local jobs as part of WA Recovery Plan.
$16.7 million grant program to supercharge food and beverage manufacturing and value-adding across the State .
The McGowan Government is investing more than $40 million into Western Australia’s primary industries to grow the State’s food sector and create local jobs, as part of the WA Recovery Plan.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) at a glance

As of June 16th 2020, a total of 7,347 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Australia, including 102 deaths and 6,856 have been reported as recovered from COVID-19. Tod date 1,848,000 tests have been conducted nationally. Western Australia’s total wages dropped 10.7% between March 14 and May 30. Source

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Learning to Drive

Updates and advice for learner drivers and supervisors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learners and supervisors are encouraged to assess their need to continue practising at this time. We are currently prioritising Practical Driving Assessments (PDAs) for essential workers and rescheduling cancelled bookings. Read our frequently asked questions below for more about getting your learner’s permit and learning to drive […]

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Coronavirus WA: Premier announces phase three to commence June 6

Premier Mark McGowan has today announced that phase three will commence June 6. This means that pubs and restaurants will be able to have a total capacity of 100 people at one time. Beauticians, gyms and full contact sports will also re-commence along with museums and cinemas. Visit here for more information

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COVID-19 Government Assistance Guide

This document encompasses a guide to financial assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic for all individuals who are under financial stress. This guide includes; Employer cash flow boost; Jobkeeper payment; ATO support measures; Childcare; Banking relief & Loan repayments; Where and who to contact for further information and assistance. To view click here Source: https://cciwa.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/COVID-19-Government-Assistance-Guide-Edition-1.pdf

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COVID-19: Updates on Department of Transport Services (WA)

COVID-19 Hub Stay up to date with changes to DoT services related to COVID-19. LEARNERS Learning to drive Updates and advice for learner drivers and supervisors during the COVID-19 pandemic.>PDAs Practical Driving Assessments (PDAs) Find out about changes to Practical Driving Assessments (PDAs) during COVID-19.>LICENCES Licensing, registrations and renewals The latest updates and changes to […]

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Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) – Covid-19 Response

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) continues to work closely with industry, government and regional stakeholders to provide support and information during the COVID-19 response. Read More Source: Government of Western Australia, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development https://www.dpird.wa.gov.au

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Department of Health – Covid-19 in Western Australia

Western Australia is working closely with the Commonwealth and state and territory jurisdictional governments to respond appropriately to the coronavirus pandemic. Read More Source: Government of Western Australia, Department of Health https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au

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Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) risk management for re-opening boarding schools and school-based residential colleges

Boarding schools and school-based residential collages preparing to re-open should consult with their jurisdictional education department and review advice provided. For more information click here Source: https://www.health.gov.au/news/australian-health-protection-principal-committee-ahppc-statement-on-risk-management-for-re-opening-boarding-schools-and-school-based-residential-colleges?utm_source=health.gov.au&utm_medium=rss-item&utm_campaign=latest-news&utm_content=Australian+Health+Protection+Principal+Committee+%28AHPPC%29+statement+on+risk+management+for+re-opening+boarding+schools+and+school-based+residential+colleges

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WA Government: Australian Hotels Association partner for Covid-19 recovery

State government and AHA join forces to roll out mandatory hygiene training course for hospitality industry to fight Covid-19 to help expedite re-opening. Read More Source: Australian Government https://www.businessnews.com.au/ 

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Bellingen Shire: Coronavirus Pandemic Response Group

This rural Shire in NSW, Australia are really doing some interesting initiatives regarding their Pandemic Response Group, its Connection Centre and COVID-19 website. We love the words of Dean Besley, Council’s  appointed facilitator of the Bellingen Shire Pandemic Response Group – “It’s all about helping community help itself. We don’t know what we’re facing, we just […]

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Actions by Local Governments in the Perth Metropolitan Area

Peter Kenyon from Bank of I.D.E.A.S. lists actions by local Governments in the Perth Metropolitan area below. Perth local governments; including –  COVID-19 call centres Welfare check on all 65+ residents Seconding staff to local community organisations to assist with actions like food delivery to vulnerable residents One-on-one business welfare checks and consultations Acceleration of […]

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Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) statement on restoration of elective surgery

Elective surgery is to become incrementally available without increasing the risks of the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuring the capacity of the hospital system is maintained to respond when needed.  For more information click here Source: https://www.health.gov.au/news/australian-health-protection-principal-committee-ahppc-statement-on-restoration-of-elective-surgery?utm_source=health.gov.au&utm_medium=rss-item&utm_campaign=latest-news&utm_content=Australian+Health+Protection+Principal+Committee+%28AHPPC%29+statement+on+restoration+of+elective+surgery

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