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WA unemployment drops to 6.4%

Western Australia’s unemployment rate fell slightly in May to 6.4 per cent despite the local economy losing nearly 2,000 jobs, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Perth house prices slip in May

Perth house prices have declined or remained steady in four of the past five months, according to the latest data from CoreLogic, while national values posted the first annual decline in more than five years.

WA unemployment drops 0.4%

Despite adding 8,300 jobs in April, Western Australia has retained the highest unemployment rate in the country, according to latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Orica locks in Pilbara contracts

Melbourne-based explosives manufacturer Orica has secured supply contracts in the Pilbara with BHP Billiton and Roy Hill, but expects operational issues and write-downs to cut its first-half earnings by nearly $400 million.

Scaffidi wins partial appeal

Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi has won her court appeal against 26 adverse State Administrative Tribunal findings that she breached her gift disclosure obligations and remains hopeful of returning to the post once the matter is resolved.

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Perth house prices slip in May

Perth house prices have declined or remained steady in four of the past five months, according to the latest data from CoreLogic, while national values posted the first annual decline in more than five years.

Scaffidi wins partial appeal

Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi has won her court appeal against 26 adverse State Administrative Tribunal findings that she breached her gift disclosure obligations and remains hopeful of returning to the post once the matter is resolved.

WA unemployment drops 0.4%

Despite adding 8,300 jobs in April, Western Australia has retained the highest unemployment rate in the country, according to latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

WA unemployment drops to 6.4%

Western Australia’s unemployment rate fell slightly in May to 6.4 per cent despite the local economy losing nearly 2,000 jobs, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.