As the Fringe World Festival enters its second weekend, Business News photographer Attila Csaszar offers the first instalment of his ‘Behind the Scenes at Fringe’ series – the Edith Spiegeltent.
Hotels in Perth have become better value than those in Sydney, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics annual Tourist Accommodation survey released today.
Former Howard and Abbott government minister Ian Macfarlane has been appointed non-executive director of Woodside.
Marenica Energy has appointed John Sestan as an executive director.
Bruce McFadzean has resigned as a non-executive director at Venture Minerals.
Perth-based Broad Construction Services has shared in $10.5 million worth of contracts awarded by the state government.
Netlinkz (previously known as iWebGate) has appointed Suthan Naganayagam as managing director.
Colin Barnett has seen off an attempted spill motion at today’s party room meeting by 31 votes to 15, emerging with what he claimed was a united Liberal team after a ‘therapeutic’ exercise.
Sir Ron Brierley-chaired Mercantile Investment Company appears to have been successful in its $21 million bid for Perth-domiciled, Singapore-based shipping business Richfield International.
Jupiter Energy has appointed Alexey Kruzhkov as a non-executive director.
Sundance Resources has appointed Carol Marinkovich as company secretary.
Civil contractor and mining services company SRG Limited says it is well positioned for further growth on the back of recent contract wins, after booking a 52 per cent lift in net profit in the 201
Recently-listed technology company Peppermint Innovation will supply its remittance system to a bank based in the Philippines under a new partnership deal.
Malcolm Randall has resigned as chair at MZI Resources, but will remain a non-executive director. Rod Baxter has been appointed chair.
Former stockbroker and the founding managing director of Euroz, Shane Gherbaz, has passed away after a battle with illness.
DigitalX chair Zhenya Tsvetnenko has resigned. Brett Mitchell has resigned as non-executive director. Leigh Travers has been appointed an executive director.
Lavan Legal has appointed Claire Petersen as a partner in its reconstruction, recovery and insolvency team.
Pilbara Minerals has appointed Steve Scudamore to its board as an independent non-executive director.
Quality Builders has won the $4.7 million contract to upgrade the Karratha and Broome regional courthouses. The work includes the relocation of the Kununurra temporary courthouse complex.
Governments, including local councils, and schools appear to be the biggest clients of building, construction and maintenance firm CPD Group which collapsed in May.
Kin Mining announced the appointment of Don Harper as chief executive commencing in early August.
MMJ PhytoTech has appointed Richard Jarvis as chief financial officer.
Clive Dickens has been appointed director for Newzulu replacing Alex Hartman, company founder, who terminated his role as managing director.
Film production legal adviser Bryce Menzies has been appointed to the Screenwest board.
Former Bethanie chief executive Wayne Belcher has been appointed a director of Baptistcare. Mr Belcher led Bethanie from 1993 to 2010.
Former Chamber of Commerce and Industry of WA president Tracey Horton has been appointed to the national board of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Grant Thornton has appointed two partners and two principals in WA.
Kirstin Stewart has been appointed a partner in the business services team of HLB Mann Judd’s Perth office.
Department of State Development deputy director general, strategic policy Nicky Cusworth has been appointed chair of the Economic Regulation Authority for a five year term.
Auroch Minerals announced that Dr. Andrew Tunks has committed to a full-time role as Auroch CEO.
Three renal health-related construction contracts have been announced in recent weeks.
Union settles with BGC over case of the concrete pour
Legal action is being taken against ride-share company Uber for not having the appropriate licence to operate in Western Australia.
Brierty and three Aboriginal contracting firms have won a $300 million contract with Rio Tinto to complete mining and civil works on a project in the Pilbara.
Treasurer Wayne Swan has slammed mining magnate Gina Rinehart for insulting Australian workers after she called for a cut to the minimum wage and accused people of being jealous of the wealthy.
Acquitted murder suspect Lloyd Rayney has spoken of his sadness that his wife's killer is still at large, rather than the relief he feels at being cleared of killing her himself.
A consortium led by Leighton Contractors and Georgiou Group has been chosen by the state government to deliver its $1 billion-plus Gateway WA project.
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