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Perfect storm creates booming WA labour market

Mining state Western Australia risks becoming a victim of its own success as booming commodity prices and an influx of resources investment creates a major labour shortage.

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Workers at Rio Tinto's iron ore operations in the Pilbara, Western Australia

WA's isolation has seen the mining powerhouse state relatively insulated from COVID-19 impacts being experienced in other parts of the world.