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Work in Western Australia as diverse opportunities continue to grow. We offer the world a unique set of strengths and capabilities, from a highly-skilled workforce to abundant resources and outstanding research and education institutions.

For continued prosperity, ​​​​​​​​Western Australia needs skilled and experienced workers to fill positions that are not able to be filled by the local workforce. Western Australian workplaces are like no other. 

Below are some guides in several languages that explain how we do things in Australian workplaces.

A guide for migrants who wish to enter the Western Australian workforce:

Visit the Settlement information section for more information on working in Western Australia.

Visit the Jobs and Skills WA website for tips on finding a job​ and to view a list of Western Australian occupation profiles.

For information on Western Australia's economy and labour market, visit the visit the Workforce development section​ of the Department of Training and Workforce Development website.



​The criteria for State nomination has been updated, meaning applicants affected by a Section 48 bar are now eligible for State nomination.

To view the updated criteria visit the About State nomination page

Fun Fact
Albany, founded in 1826 and located 409 km from Perth on the southern coast is the oldest settlement in Western Australia.