The Western Australian Government established a representative office in Shanghai in 1996. It is operated out of Department of Job, Tourism, Science and Innovation.
The Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation was formed on 1 July, 2017 as part of the Western Australian Government’s Machinery of Government changes.
The department is Western Australia’s lead agency for economic development, international trade and investment, and tourism. It also leads the promotion and development of the defence, international education, science and innovation sectors in Western Australia.
Our functions include:
-Developing and coordinating State-significant projects and infrastructure
-Negotiating and managing agreements between development proponents and the Western Australian government
-Supporting the development of industry in Western Australia, by improving local industry capability and participation, and developing industrial land
-Promoting Western Australia as an extraordinary holiday destination
-Assisting the development of export markets and managing Western Australia’s international network of trade and investment offices
-Providing strategic policy advice on State development issues
-Promoting Western Australia’s defence sector capability and capacity
-Developing the State’s science and innovation capabilities by encouraging investment and linkages between the private, public and academic sectors.
Western Australian Government Office-China
Tel: +86 21 52925899