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Work in Western Australia as diverse opportunities continue to grow. We offer the world a unique set of strengths and capabilities, from a highly-skilled workforce to abundant resources and outstanding research and education institutions.

For continued prosperity, ​​​​​​​​Western Australia needs skilled and experienced workers to fill positions that are not able to be filled by the local workforce. Western Australian workplaces are like no other. 

Below are some guides in several languages that explain how we do things in Australian workplaces.

A guide for migrants who wish to enter the Western Australian workforce:

Visit the Settlement information section for more information on working in Western Australia.

Visit the Jobs and Skills WA website for tips on finding a job​ and to view a list of Western Australian occupation profiles.

For information on Western Australia's economy and labour market, visit the visit the Workforce development section​ of the Department of Training and Workforce Development website.



Western Australia has received an additional nomination allocation for the State Nominated Migration Program, from the Department of Home Affairs, for the remainder of the 2021-22 program year.

For more information visit the Latest News page

Fun Fact
The world’s oldest form of living organisms (stromatolites) can be found in Western Australia.