With stories and announcements from the WBA, our members and stakeholders, this page contains business updates and legislation changes.

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12/05/2022
By WBA

WA State Budget 2022/23 Announcement

WA State Budget 2022/23 Announcement The Premier and Treasurer, Hon Mark McGowan MLA handed down the WA State Budget 2022/23 on Thursday, 12 May 2022.  In a summary of WA’s current economic position, key points include: Confirmation that the WA economy continues to power the country, growing by 7.2% during the pandemic, the strongest in […]

29/04/2022
By WBA

Nominate for the WBA Board – 2022

Nominations now open for the WBA Board Contribute to Wanneroo Business Association’s journey, help shape the future of our organisation, support our local business community, and add to your own personal development by nominating to become a WBA Board Member. As we thank and say goodbye to some of our current Board Members, there are […]

28/04/2022
By WBA

WA Government COVID-19 Grants – Important Update

WA Government COVID-19 Grants – Important Update On 27 April 2022, the WA State Government announced an expansion of the Level 2 COVID-19 Business Assistance Packages to offer more support to local businesses.  The Wanneroo Business Association urges all small businesses impacted by COVID-19, including those who did not qualify under the initial criteria, to […]

21/04/2022
By WBA

WA’s new Work Health and Safety laws

WA’s new Work Health and Safety laws Business owners are responsible for keeping up to date with work health and safety legislation changes and are required to provide a safe and healthy workplace. From 31 March 2022, the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has modernised and implemented new Work Health and Safety (WHS) […]

07/04/2022
By WBA

Visit from Federal Minister for Home Affairs, The Hon Karen Andrews MP – Cyber Crime Discussions

Visit from Federal Minister for Home Affairs, The Hon Karen Andrews MP – Cyber Crime Discussions Wanneroo Business Association held a roundtable discussion with The Hon Karen Andrews MP, Federal Minister for Home Affairs this week, giving over 20 local businesses and members the opportunity to have their questions answered and their voices heard. Along […]

25/03/2022
By WBA

Faster speeds across Australia

Faster speeds across Australia $750 million investment to 5G-enable nbn® Fixed Wireless and deliver faster speeds across Australia Important news for the City of Wanneroo This week, the Australian Government and nbn® announced a $750 million investment in the nbn® Fixed Wireless and Sky Muster networks to deliver faster wholesale speeds, benefitting thousands of homes and businesses […]

08/03/2022
By WBA

Fee Free Operating a Small Business Course

Fee Free Operating a Small Business Course The Operating a Small Business Skill Set is suitable for anyone working in a small business or thinking of starting their own small business. The units in the skill set are nationally recognised and may be used as credit toward further qualifications. This course is 100% free for […]

31/01/2022
By WBA

Networking sparks successful business transaction

Networking sparks successful business transaction Wanneroo Business Association is pleased to announce the change of ownership of Kerem Adventure Camp, following an initial connection made at a networking breakfast. After years of planning, prudent governance and the generous support of partners and community, Cahoots have embarked on their audacious dream of having a fit for […]

24/01/2022
By WBA

Notice of Special General Meeting – 22 Feb 2022

Notice of Special General Meeting – Tues 22 February 2022. Over the past 22 years the Wanneroo Business Association (WBA) has evolved into what some say is the most progressive business association north of the river.  Operating under rules set under the Associations Incorporated Act 2015, the WBA has an elected governance committee whose role […]

03/12/2021
By WBA

Wanneroo Businesses Give Back For Christmas

Wanneroo Businesses Give Back For Christmas Wanneroo Business Association held a festive evening at Whitford Hockey Club to raise money for local charity No Limits Perth. Pre-event donations, raffle tickets, reverse lotto and heads and tails raised a grand total of $5,545.80. With a Beat The Board Christmas Quiz theme, Yorkshire Tart Events delivered 5 […]

11/11/2021
By WBA

City of Wanneroo Business Grants

City of Wanneroo Business Grants The City of Wanneroo Business Grants aim to support the growth and development of local businesses, encourage innovation, drive job creation and grow the local economy. Grants will be up to 50% of eligible project costs with a maximum grant amount of $5,000 (excluding GST) to support activities, projects and […]

08/11/2021
By WBA

Winners Announced at City of Wanneroo Business Awards 2021

Winners Announced at City of Wanneroo Business Awards 2021 Returning for their 18th year, following a break last year due to COVID-19, Wanneroo Business Association was proud to host the City of Wanneroo Business Awards 2021 to celebrate and acknowledge business achievements from across the region.  Local singer Graham David Sanders set the mood to […]

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WA State Budget 2022/23 Announcement

WA State Budget 2022/23 Announcement The Premier and Treasurer, Hon Mark McGowan MLA handed down the WA State Budget 2022/23 on Thursday, 12 May 2022.  In a summary of W...