State and Territory Governments have united at the Australian Transport Council in opposition to the way in which the Commonwealth Government was dealing with non-aviation developments on airport lands.
The Federal Government's allocation of an extra $40 million for vital rail infrastructure is recognition of Western Australia's need for a fairer share of transport infrastructure funding, according to Alannah MacTiernan.
Western Australian treasurer Eric Ripper today called on his Federal counterpart Peter Costello to stop dithering on tax reform and introduce long overdue measures to encourage mineral exploration in Western Australia.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has commenced legal proceedings in relation to a number of companies within the Westpoint Group, as part of an investigation into the affairs of the companies.
A record number of advanced minerals and energy projects, valued at $29.4 billion, will add significantly to the sector's production and export capacity in the short to medium term, according to ABARE.
Small businesses seeking workers' compensation insurance cover for WA working directors of proprietary companies are advised to review their insurance needs according to the Small Business Development Corporation.
Planning and Infrastructure Minister Alannah MacTiernan said she will oppose the shock nomination of Fremantle's Inner Harbour on the National Heritage List because it threatened the viability of one of WA's most important working ports.
Richard Jonathon Sheridan, the director of One Emperor Pty Ltd (deregistered – ASIC) trading as WOW Makeovers, has been successfully prosecuted by the Building Commissioner for registration and contractual offences he committed in relation to a $250,000 renovation of a Scarborough house between May and November 2011.
Two Western Australian businesses and a WA venue manager have won major titles at the Australian Hotels Association national awards for excellence, announced at the Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast last night.
iiNet managing director Michael Malone has warned a Senate Committee that the federal government's national broadband network is doomed to be a huge monumental failure and a waste of $5 billion of taxpayers money.
The state government has given conditional approval for the Plunkett family's proposed residential development at Moore River, north of Perth, but has substantially scaled down the size of the project.
The globally-respected Western Australian School of Mines campus in Kalgoorlie will inevitably be closed unless far reaching changes are made, some of the school's most prominent graduates have warned.
Port Bouvard has lodged its master plan for the Gidgegannup townsite with the City of Swan and the Western Australian Planning Commission following 18 months of planning and environmental investigations.