Above average economic growth in Western Australia over the past 15 years has ensured strong labour market conditions. Employment growth has averaged 2.3% per annum over the past 15 years, compared to 1.6% nationally.
Western Australian industries recording the largest employment growth in 2005 – 06 were utilities (6.9%), mining (5.9%) and construction (5.5%).
Western Australian companies are leading the world when it comes to developing the workforce skills and the technology required to be industry leaders. They are focused on boosting production through automation and the rapid adoption of new technology, along with the skills through apprenticeships and training.
As a result of a variety of skilling initiatives taken by the State Government, universities, training providers, industry associations and companies, Western Australia has:
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