Jordan has written for Business News since June 2019 as a journalist covering tourism, technology and education, after having written for The CEO Magazine since 2018. Before that, he studied communications and media studies at The University of Western Australia, graduating with first-class honours in 2017.
Transport Minister Rita Saffioti has disputed claims made by opposition leader Liza Harvey at yesterday’s Business News Politics & Policy breakfast that manufacturing rail cars in Western Australia constituted an investment in a failed and unsustainable industry.
Flinders Mines has gained shareholder approval to progress its Pilbara iron ore project, following months of questioning from minority shareholders over the role major shareholder Todd Corporation would play in developing the project.
Australian Venue Co has plans to undertake $2 million of renovations for the Victoria Park Hotel, which it bought last year as part of a $200 million purchase of Coles’ portfolio of pubs and restaurants.
The Housing Industry Association is projecting an improvement in Western Australia’s home building market by the end of this year, citing an increase in population, building approvals and private house sales as cause for optimism.
The state government plan to shield entertainment venues from noise complaints is raising concerns in Fremantle, with claims the implementation of ‘special entertainment precincts’ may not address the complexities associated with the port city’s increasing density.
Perth Glory owner Tony Sage will no longer proceed with a proposed deal to sell a majority stake in the football club to a London-based cryptocurrency exchange, following two weeks of questioning over the terms of a proposed sale.
Australia's four major airports achieved record profit in the past financial year, according to the ACCC, with Perth Airport touting its high passenger satisfaction relative to its counterparts on the east coast.
As recently as a fortnight ago, industry leaders and government officials were urging caution as the novel coronavirus swept through China, with representatives from Western Australia’s tourism and education sectors confident the state was prepared to manage any possible fallout.
More than half of Western Australia’s major universities are below the national average on measures of employer satisfaction, according to the results of the latest Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) survey.
Perth Glory chief executive Tony Pignata declined to be drawn on the specifics of a proposed sale of the football club to a London-based cryptocurrency exchange, overshadowing a state government announcement this morning of a sponsorship deal with the club.
UPDATED: The state government has said it will adopt most of the recommendations arising from a parliamentary inquiry into short-term accommodation, with Tourism Council WA and the Australian Hotels Association WA welcoming the pledge to apply more stringent regulation to the sector.