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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.

Kristie Batten and Ngaire McDiarmid
Workers at Rio Tinto's iron ore operations in the Pilbara, Western Australia

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. However the border closures which have meant mining could...

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