Regional workforce shortages need to be addressed: Blayney

Member for Geraldton Ian Blayney MLA is calling on the State Government to address regional workforce shortages after the Midwest Chamber of Commerce highlights concerns of local businesses. Mr Blayney said regional workforce shortages were likely to worsen, creating serious challenges for the businesses reliant on seasonal workers. “During the current peak holiday period there…

Redman supports local jobs

Member for Warren-Blackwood, Terry Redman fully supports the Shire of Bridgetown in pushing for local people to take up jobs at the expanded Talison Lithium mine in Greenbushes. “The local government has been working with Talison for some time in planning this expansion and creating job opportunities for people in Greenbushes, Bridgetown and surrounding towns,”…

Potential processing plant to create local employment opportunities

The announcement by Australian Vanadium Limited (AVL) stating that the company are considering constructing a processing plant on the outskirts of Geraldton is welcomed by Member for Geraldton Ian Blayney. “It’s great that Geraldton has the necessary infrastructure to support such commercial operations to ensure the industry can continue to grow and develop whilst delivering…