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.
On today's episode of At Close of Business, senior editor Mark Beyer gives an update on where the state government is at with two separate inquiries into Crown; one covering its operations, and the other its potential overseas suitor.
Mark Pownall and Mark Beyer discuss the McGowan v Clive Palmer defamation case, Forrest poaching, office vacancies, economic outlook, Andrew Roberts, Nathan McMahon, project approvals, land developers and junior miners.