What if we had a plan, at this time of great disruption, to create hundreds of thousands of jobs in energy, agriculture, building, transport, tourism, and the care economy? A plan that would house and employ everyone, for us all to play a role in building back better from the coronavirus, averting climate catastrophe, and transitioning to a regenerative, fair and prosperous Western Australia?
The newly launched Clean State Jobs Plan has brought together industry and other partners from across the state, and is directly contributing to the government’s COVID-19 Recovery agenda. The urgent transitions we need are under way. And there is no shortage of work to be done. So here on the Clean State podcast, we speak with West Australians going about achieving the plan - the thousands of jobs being created to get the work done, the success being achieved, and the enormous opportunities that await.
To kick us off is Chantal Caruso, Director of Policy & Research at Clean State, and the lead author of the Plan. Chantal is such a wealth of knowledge, vision and humanity. And she takes us to one of her favourite parts of WA, for this conversation.
The Clean State WA podcast is produced and hosted by Anthony James, Perth-based creator of The RegenNarration podcast. For more stories of regeneration around WA, Australia and the world, tune into The RegenNarration wherever podcasts are found, or at https://www.regennarration.com/.
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