Women accounted for 29.7 per cent of ASX200 board members by the end of last year, an increase of more than 10 percentage points since the Australian Institute of Company Directors in 2015 called for ASX200 companies to achieve 30 per cent female representation on boards by the conclusion of 2018.
Prominent Western Australians, including the late Stan Perron, Peter Botten, John Atkins, and Michael Fitzpatrick have been recognised for their service to the business community at this year’s Australia Day Honours.
US federal agents have conducted a search at Austal’s offices in Mobile, Alabama, in relation to an inquiry by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission into announcements the shipbuilder made in late-2015 and mid-2016.
This week's board moves wrap includes Chris Evans, James Brown, Bradley Boyle, Neil Hackett, Peter Spitalny, Mike Young, Tomer Segev, Eran Gilboa, Justin Walawski, Wen Qian, Jason Livingstone, Robert Klug, Paul Kitto, Paul Burton and Mark Strizek.
This week's board moves wrap includes Allan Tan, Matthew Watson, Jeremy King, Carol New, Brendon Morton, Vincent Ledoux-Pedailles, Scott McWilliam, Mary Ploughman, Jeffrey Moore, Katie Tovich, Brendan Harris and Peter Finnimore.
Western Australians are keen to buy new homes and investment properties, much moreso than in the rest of the country, but existing owners are unwilling to sell, a survey by National Australia Bank has found.
Lithium miner Galaxy Resources has flagged a strong increase in its estimate of reserves and resource at its Mt Cattlin Project, located two kilometres north of Ravensthorpe, following its latest drilling activities.
Fortescue Metals Group has announced major changes to its leadership, with a new chief executive taking the reins and its directors taking a hands-on role to support an updated strategy that focuses on producing more higher-grade iron ore.
Downsizing in the resources sector is outstripping emerging demand from technology, medical and education businesses for CBD office space according to a new report by independent property research firm Y Research.
The state government is planning to restrict new residential developments in the west end of Port Hedland while also implementing a new regulatory framework for air quality in the town, which is located adjacent to large iron ore stockpiles.