WA budget back in black and LNG continues to grow state economy

WESTERN Australia’s treasurer Ben Wyatt this week handed down his third budget declaring WA is “back on track” and “back in black” with a surplus expected to reach $553 million this financial year, thanks largely to the state’s LNG developments and iron ore exports.

WA budget back in black and LNG continues to grow state economy WA budget back in black and LNG continues to grow state economy WA budget back in black and LNG continues to grow state economy WA budget back in black and LNG continues to grow state economy WA budget back in black and LNG continues to grow state economy

Ben Wyatt centre, discussing Western Australia's important relationship with its biggest importer Japan.

There was good news for the energy sector in this year's budget with the McGowan Labor government committing $10 million over 10 years to develop a world-first microscale LNG plant as part of an LNG