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LOCAL SUPPLY CHAIN ENGAGEMENT – REGISTER YOUR BUSINESS

Subsea 7 is committed to driving local industry participation and workforce development. As part of this commitment, Subsea 7 has engaged consultants GHD to develop a Local Supplier Register (detailing local business capabilities) for use on the proposed Learmonth Bundle Site Project. The Local Supplier Register will be used for either direct tendering or the potential to subcontract. In addition, the Local Supplier Register will be issued to every Bidder on the Project; maximizing opportunities for local businesses. How you can participate To register, please email David Morgan, Procurement and Contract Manager at GHD, with details of your business’s capabilities, project experience, skills and resources. Email to:               david.morgan2@ghd.com Subject Line:      WA Bundle Fabrication Facility – Local Supplier Register   Suggestions on what to include:
  • Company profile
  • Capability statement
  • Contacts/organisation chart
  • Accredited systems (Quality, HSE, Management etc.)
  • Project reference list
  • Case studies
From the registrations obtained, Subsea 7 and GHD will endeavor to tailor works packages to suit local business capabilities (where possible). For further information, please contact Odile May, Exmouth Project Officer on 9949 2090 or email odile.may@gdc.wa.gov.au. Alternatively, you can email David Morgan direct.

Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2018–23

Call for public comment The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (including the nine Regional Development Commissions listed below) is developing its inaugural Disability Access and Inclusion Plan. The department is seeking public input into the plan via an online questionnaire, which is also available in hard copy on request. For more information, phone 9368 3933. TTY or computer with modern users: phone 133677; speak and listen service users phone 1300 555 727; and SMS relay 0423 677 767. Questionnaires need to be submitted online or returned to DPIRD by 5 June 2018. Development Commissions: Gascoyne, Goldfields Esperance, Great Southern, Kimberley, Mid West, Peel, Pilbara, South West, Wheatbelt.

Nominations for WA Regional Achievement & Community Awards now open!

The Western Australian Regional Achievement & Community Awards are designed to encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contributions individuals, communities and businesses are making throughout regional and rural Western Australia. Award categories include:
  • Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Economic Development Award;
  • Harmony Agriculture and Food Co Agricultural Innovation Award;
  • RAC Volunteering Award;
  • Community TAB Community Services Award;
  • Rinehart Development of Northern Regional WA Award; and more!
For more information on the award categories or to submit your nomination, please visit www.awardsaustralia.com/waraca The 2018 Western Australian Regional Achievement and Community Awards lunch event is being held in Carnarvon on 28 May 2018. To attend, please contact the Shire of Carnarvon.

DOT Media Statement – Preferred Airlines

DOT Media Statement - Preferred Airlines

Gascoyne Development Commission Presentation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23J4mCxckh0&t=140s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6PZ4wOytY0&t=7s

Gascoyne Local Content Officer

            Your Local Content Officer will develop, promote and maximise opportunities for local suppliers, contractors and jobseekers in the regions by connecting to relevant government, industry, businesses, Aboriginal Corporations, employment and training stakeholders. Your Local Content Officer aims to:
  • Increase regional businesses’ knowledge, skills and capability to capture regional opportunities as per the Building Local Industry Policy.
  • Increase the portion of State Government and Industry contracts secured by regional contractors and businesses.
  • Provide regional perspectives to support decision making for the awarding of State Government contracts.
  • Maximise regional supplier and subcontracting arrangements and outcomes through Industry Participation Plans.
  • Engage with lead contractors and suppliers to promote maximum local jobseeker participation.
  • Monitor the performance of contracts and report best practice and instances where Buy Local Policy or intent has been overlooked.
  For further information please contact: info@gdc.wa.gov.au  

There Are Big Things Happening in Regional WA

GO LIVE: Royalties for Regions Investment Map

To visit the Live Royalties for Regions Investment Map, please click on the following link: https://rfrmap.drd.wa.gov.au/.   Royalties for Regions Investment Map - Frequently Asked Questions rfr-live-map-flyermedia-statement               Click on above images to enlarge the view

Regional Development Strategy 2016-2025

RD StrategyThe Strategy provides the common direction for regional development in Western Australia into the next decade. It is a plan to build on the potential of our regions for the benefit of all Western Australians. [Link to document]

Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area

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Fact sheets were recently completed by the Shire of Exmouth with support from the Gascoyne Development Commission and Royalties for Regions Funding.  The fact sheets enhance the existing play and interpretive material at the Exmouth Water Spray Ground and represent key elements of the Spray Ground including:

Fact sheets can be also viewed on the Shire of Exmouth website here. EX-Fed-Park-Nov14-056 WSGEX-Fed-Park-Nov14-057 WSG EX-Fed-Park-Nov14-050 WSGdolphins