A $211.8 million package for the Pilbara region has been unveiled as part of the WA Recovery Plan, to drive economic and social recovery and create a pipeline of local jobs.
The Pilbara Recovery Plan includes a significant investment in the construction, manufacturing, tourism and hospitality, renewable energy, education and training, and agriculture sectors.
The revamped Buy Local policy will ensure local businesses are in the box seat to carry out infrastructure works and includes a significant investment in infrastructure and programs to drive tourism.
The plan also includes a focus on driving investment in existing and emerging industries.
Strengthening the State’s health and community services is another vital component of the WA Recovery Plan with investment in the Pilbara including $9.77 million for Aboriginal regional suicide prevention plans and $8.6 million for additional outreach workers across WA.
For more information:
- visit WA Recovery Plan Initiatives
- see the following media statements: