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.
A panel to review governance in the state's health system will include the premier's former deputy chief of staff and the former head of Victorian health who resigned weeks after a hotel quarantine inquiry.
On today's episode of At Close of Business, senior journalist Matt Mckenzie goes behind the scenes of WA's healthcare system to explore whether the state gets the best outcomes from the growing health budget.
Analysis: The Australia Institute claims WA earns a paltry return from oil and gas companies, while estimating state government royalties from the North West Shelf will likely surpass $17 billion over 25 years.
The Shire of Ashburton is concerned about the proposed location of a $100 million workers' camp in Onslow, as Mineral Resources seeks development approval for the facility to support its Western Pilbara iron ore hub.