The WA Major Projects Conference is back in its 10th year and will take place on 20 & 21 March 2019 at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre. Attracting over 250 attendees from across Australia, the event continues to be the premier infrastructure event in the State providing a platform to discuss the progress, challenges and share best practice solutions for WA’s infrastructure sector.
With confidence returning to the mining industry, the WA economy continues to turn the corner and is expected to be the fastest growing state by 2020. The State Government is heavily investing in job-creating economic infrastructure, with $3.6 billion allocated for METRONET Projects, $3.2 billion for roads, $655 million towards health infrastructure and a $22.2 billion investment towards education in the recent budget.
Against this backdrop, the 10th Annual WA Major Projects Conference will provide a high-level forum for attendees to discuss and debate major infrastructure projects in the pipeline for the State. Key topics that will be discussed at the conference include the Westport Strategy, METRONET, The Precincts Program, New Runway Project, Greenbushes Lithium Mine expansion along with projects across sectors such as health, education, housing, ports, water and energy.
MONDAY FEBRUARY 05, 2018
Investors are going crazy for lithium. The chemical element is anything but scarce to find, but with the millions of phones, computers, electric vehicles and energy-storage systems being run on lithium ion batteries, it’s a high commodity.
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 24, 2018
In 2017 The Economist named Perth the seventh most liveable city in the world. Beating Sydney to a spot in the top 10, Australia’s western capital city is coming into its own.
MONDAY DECEMBER 18, 2017
The $270 million redevelopment of Kings Square, Freemantle, is currently in construction planning stages with Probuild.
MONDAY DECEMBER 04, 2017
In a bid to better connect Perth and its surrounding suburbs, aid future residential needs, create jobs and ease congestion on Western Australian roads, the State Government has developed a long term plan in the form of Metronet.
MONDAY NOVEMBER 13, 2017
Coined as ‘Bringing Innovation to Life’, the $500 million Greater Curtin Vision aims to propel Perth’s Curtin University into the same competitive league with the likes of Oxford or Harvard Universities.
Great event. Got some great contacts. Networking was great. Picked up 4 jobs. Staff helpful and polite
It's always great to engage with people outside the office, although still in a like-minded setting. WA Major Projects Conference provided that opportunity along with the added bonus of relevant and informative speakers.
Senior Business Development Manager