Senior journalist Matt Mckenzie has worked for Business News since 2014, with a focus on major projects, energy, and the economy. In 2018, Matt won a WA Media Award for business reporting. A University of Western Australia graduate in economics and politics, he has been on the board of a community radio station and the finance committee of a local non-profit. Matt would also like to declare he is a member of a political party.
Fortescue Future Industries has lodged environmental documents for a renewable energy project near Ashburton that would be a multi-billion dollar development to rival the capacity of the state’s entire South West grid.