After months of speculation Qantas has confirmed it has taken over regional airline Network Aviation to move into the fly-in-fly-out air charter market in a deal believed to be valued at more than $30 million.
Retiring University of Western Australia transport Professor John Taplin has advocated the introduction of a congestion tax in the CBD as one way to reduce traffic problems and make public transport more attractive.
The National Stock Exchange has approved the appointment of controversial businessman Frank Timis as non executive chairman of African Petroleum Corporation, but subject to unusual rules relating to the company's disclosure and governance.
Several weeks after being dumped from the Sino Iron project in the Pilbara, Austrian contractor AE&E has been placed in administration leaving hundreds of workers at the Worsley Alumina project with an uncertain future.
Environment Minister Donna Faragher has resigned from cabinet ahead of the birth of her first baby, increasing speculation about the imminent return of disgraced former Treasurer Troy Buswell to the front bench.