As Senior Editor at Business News, Mark Beyer has a wide-ranging brief to research, analyse and report on the issues, trends and personalities affecting the business community in Western Australia. Mark has 35 years' career experience, primarily in business journalism. He joined Business News in 2002 and previously worked for The Australian Financial Review and The West Australian, and also has public relations and corporate affairs experience. Before becoming a journalist, he was an economist with the Commonwealth Treasury in Canberra.
In their weekly podcast Mark Pownall and Mark Beyer discuss the market update, economic impact, Tattarang, apartment knockback, environmental laws, Griffin Coal, and our special feature on WA's funds management sector.
The state government said today it was planning a safety inspection of Chevron’s giant Gorgon LNG project as soon as possible after reports hundreds of cracks had been found in propane heat exchangers.
In their weekly podcast Mark Pownall and Mark Beyer discuss unemployment, JobTrainer, budget preview, Woodside, Strike Energy, mining strength, Clive Palmer, shopping centre strains, and a look at property developments in Fremantle.