The Pilbara Development Commission has a strong commitment to diversifying the region's economic base, supporting business growth and maximising local jobs.
To support this focus, the State Government launched the Local Content Program to maximise the participation of regional industry in regional supply or works contracting opportunities.
Recognising that it can often be challenging for businesses to access and engage as a supplier to State Government, Local Content Advisers have been appointed in each Regional Development Commission to take a lead role in promoting supply opportunities and facilitating regional business capability and growth.
In the Pilbara, our Local Content Adviser can assist with:
To connect with the Pilbara Local Content Adviser, email email@example.com or call 1800 843 745.
The Pilbara Local Content Adviser will help develop, promote and maximise opportunities for local businesses, contractors and jobseekers in the regions by connecting to relevant government, industry, businesses, Aboriginal Corporations, employment and training stakeholders.
If you would like to stay informed of upcoming State and Local government tenders, funding and grant opportunities in the Pilbara, please email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be added to our Local Content mailing list.
Western Australian government agencies use Tenders WA to advertise their public requests and publish contractual awards, including sole source purchases.
WA Industry Link provides businesses, in particular small and medium sized enterprises, with more opportunity to compete for State Government contracts.
The WA Industry Link initiative comprises of the Western Australian Participation Strategy, the Industry Link Advisory Service, regionally based Local Content Advisers and a web portal.
The Local Content Advisers work in collaboration with the Department of Jobs, Science and Innovation to deliver the WA Industry Link initiative in the regions.
For more information on WA Industry Link and to access a range of resources please visit industrylink.wa.gov.au
For more information email email@example.com or call the Commission on 1800 843 745.
The purpose of the Local Capability Fund (LCF) is to assist small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Western Australia to increase their capability, capacity and competitiveness as suppliers of products, services and works to the Western Australian State Government, major projects and other important markets.
The LCF typically provides funding assistance on a dollar-for-dollar basis for activities such as making improvements to internal infrastructure, plant and equipment, meeting pre-qualification requirements for supply-chain entry and buying and upgrading essential equipment.
The Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation administers the Local Capability Fund.