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Key focus areas

Our key focus areas are industrial development, local industry participation, science and research, and innovation services.

Clean technologies and renewable energy

The Western Australian Government has developed a new online directory in order to support local businesses in the clean technology and renewable energy industry to promote their capabilities to the public. Go to Clean Technologies and Renewable Energy Directory.

Industry development

Industry development is a key contributing tool to economic development in Western Australia. Find out what we are doing to facilitate industry development, particularly in the areas of marine and defence, minerals and oil and gas services, manufacturing  Go to Industry development

Innovation services

Our role is to:

  • improve the links within the innovation system, enhancing the system as a whole, in order to translate innovative ideas into goods, services, and sustainable businesses. Go to Services and Facilities.
  • deliver terrestrial mobile, voice and high speed wireless data broadband to improve highway and town-to-town coverage in regional, rural and remote communities through the Regional Mobile Communications Project.

Local industry participation

The Western Australian Government is committed to ensuring local industry receives full, fair and reasonable opportunity to participate in major resource projects taking place throughout the state. Find out more about our local industry participation initiatives. Go to Local industry participation