A host of “hero” events, attracted in part by the development of new hotels and Elizabeth Quay, is set to drive significantly increased revenue into the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, with flow-on effects for the wider economy.
Paul Vogel has used his last Environmental Protection Authority annual report to highlight concerns about growing traffic congestion and vehicle emissions, as well as support plans that promote greater uptake of cycling and public transport.
When BHP Billiton was in the process of establishing its coal and base metals offshoot, South32, a key factor for many who decided to join the new business was their desire to work with its chief executive, Graham Kerr.
Veteran car dealer John Hughes has revealed his business has cut it’s print advertising budget in half, in response to tight economic conditions, but was exploring ways to tap into the under-30s market.
The proponent of one of Perth’s three waste-to-energy plants is hopeful more local councils will commit to diverting waste from landfill towards the $400 million project, following a contractual agreement with a group of long-term supporters.
Recent University of Notre Dame Australia graduates have had the greatest success finding full-time employment, but graduates of the University of Western Australia have recorded the highest average salaries.
“It is hard to think of an activity with more benefits than cycling,” Auditor General Colin Murphy said in a report released today that concludes Perth’s cycle network needs better planning before bike riding can become a significant mode of transport.
The chairman of a state inquiry into the impact of fly-in, fly-out work practices on mental health has highlighted several missed opportunities following the state’s announcement it will enact half of the 30 recommendations.
The state government has announced it supports half of the 30 recommendations stemming from a parliamentary inquiry into the impact of fly-in, fly-out work on the mental health of those in the resources industry, after considering the findings for nearly four months.
One of Perth’s premier charities is selling properties in Osborne Park and Belmont to fund a new development in Canning Vale, to cope with what it says is an alarming increase in demand for its services.
A Perth lawyer has come up with a novel approach that addresses two issues facing the law community – a lack of job opportunities for recent graduates and a funding shortfall for community legal centres.
The resource sector’s safety record has been brought into doubt after a contractor was crushed while working at a liquefied natural gas plant and hospitalised, but the incident was not recorded as a lost-time injury.
Engineer, entrepreneur and restaurateur Michael O’Hanlon has declared he will run for the position of Perth lord mayor at the October election, based on an ambitious three-point economic plan for the city.
Synergy chairman Lyndon Rowe has mapped out a detailed agenda for energy market reform, saying there would be catastrophic consequences if the government did not tackle market players with vested interests.