THE Fair Work Ombudsman has warned employers in Western Australia to be diligent in distributing workers' redundancy entitlements after investigations revealed many workers who have recently been laid-off were inadvertently short-changed.
IN a time when a number of not-for-profit organisations are slashing non-core programs and tightening their purse strings, West Perth-based St John of God Health Care has taken a contrary approach and expanded its initiatives.
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Western Australia appears to have weathered the global economic downturn but the resource-rich state must still rely on China's appetite for bulk commodities to stay in the clear, according to Access Economics.
England has won an Ashes Test at the home of cricket for the first time since 1934, defeating a resilient Australia by 115 runs in the second Test yesterday to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.
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The state government will introduce involuntary severance as part of sweeping reforms recommended by the Economic Audit Committee to improve operational and financial performance within the public sector.
One of the councils hardest hit by sub-prime related investment losses, the City of Melville, has blamed cost blowouts for its decision to stop work on an $8.1 million upgrade of the Leeming Recreation Centre.