Western Australia is rich in life and opportunity

Western Australia’s transparent, predictable and mature regulatory system helps ensure the State remains a top low-risk investment destination in the Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean region.

A place to invest

Perth is the only Australian capital city that is contactable with the UK and Europe during overlapping business hours, which allows for crucial person-to-person contact, real-time problem solving and the opportunity for businesses to remain connected 24 hours a day.

Our highly skilled workforce, modern infrastructure, leading research and technology institutions and proximity to markets in Asia and the Indian Ocean Rim has made the State a natural partner in supporting economic growth in the Asian region.  

The Western Australian Government is a strong supporter of overseas investment and maintains an extensive network of overseas offices, as well as critical on-ground support for companies seeking business investment opportunities in the State.  New and ongoing international research collaborations ensure the State is at the forefront of scientific discovery and new technological innovation.  

Growth sectors in Western Australia extend beyond the resources sector to other industries including agribusiness, defence, tourism, education and science and technology. Our strengths include medical research, marine studies, radio astronomy and agriculture.

Related links

Western Australia Government website >
Tourism WA >

Related documents

Invest in the West – investment environment in Western Australia >
Major resource projects map >

Economic Profile >
Prospect – Western Australia’s International Resources Development Magazine published quarterly by the Western Australia Government ‘s Department of Mines and Petroleum and Department of State Development