Latest News & Updates

Latest News & Updates

The Gascoyne’s commitment to cutting waste

We're working to transform 17,000 tonnes of wasted fruit and vegetables created each year from the Carnarvon Horticulture industry into food and revenue.

Find out more about this innovative, topical and profit-driven project here.

Tenders and Jobs WA

Find tenders in your region here   Find jobs in your region here    

Gascoyne Local Content Advisor

Your Local Content Advisor will develop, promote and maximise opportunities for local suppliers, contractors and job seekers in the regions by connecting to relevant government, industry, businesses, Aboriginal Corporations, employment and training stakeholders.
Your Local Content Advisor 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: Jill.dwyer@gdc.wa.gov.au

Carnarvon is Top Tourism Town!

Town awarded honour at 29th WA Top Tourism Town Awards   In a first for Carnarvon, the town has won the Top Tourism Town Award for population under 5,000, announced at the annual WA Tourism Conference on Wednesday 5 September, at the Perth Convention Bureau. The prize of a $10,000 GWN 7 Advertising Package will provide a valuable boost for the hard-working business operators in the area.   Read the full press release here.

Follow GDC on LinkedIn

 Follow the Gascoyne Development Commission on LinkedIn for the latest updates and news.

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.morgan2@ghd.com, Procurement and Contract Manager at GHD, with details of your business’s capabilities, project experience, skills and resources. 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 endeavour to tailor works packages to suit local business capabilities (where possible).

For further information, please contact Odile May, Project Officer on 6652 2093 or email odile.may@gdc.wa.gov.au. Alternatively, you can email David Morgan direct.

Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2018–23

Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2018–23

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Disability Access and Inclusion Plan for 2018-23 provides strategies for the inclusion of clients and staff with disability through improved access to information, services and facilities.

The plan is open for ongoing public comment and submissions can be made by completing the online feedback form.

For a copy of the plan in an alternative format or to make any other comments please email daip@dpird.wa.gov.au or phone 9368 3333.