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Screenwest, SWDC, Water, Zenergy, Gage Roads appointments

Film production legal adviser Bryce Menzies has been appointed to the Screenwest board.

Belcher joins Baptistcare, Friars joins Anglicare

Former Bethanie chief executive Wayne Belcher has been appointed a director of Baptistcare. Mr Belcher led Bethanie from 1993 to 2010.

Horton to AICD board

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 adds two WA partners

Grant Thornton has appointed two partners and two principals in WA.

HLB, Deloitte, KPMG appointments

Kirstin Stewart has been appointed a partner in the business services team of HLB Mann Judd’s Perth office.

Cusworth chairs ERA

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.

Board moves June 11-29

Auroch Minerals announced that Dr. Andrew Tunks has committed to a full-time role as Auroch CEO.

Construction contracts and tenders June 16 to June 29 2016

Three renal health-related construction contracts have been announced in recent weeks.The Housing Authority has awarded a $5.2 million contract to Ri-con Contractors for the construction of a 20-bed r

Construction contracts summary - June 15

Ngaanyatjarra Services has won a $1.7 million contract from the Housing Authority for the design and construction of water treatment upgrades at the Tjuntjuntjarra Remote Aboriginal Community 560 km e

WA Government to hold Innovation Summit

Newly installed state Innovation Minister Bill Marmion will hold a summit next month to consult industry on how to best spend $20 million in freshly allocated funds.

Board moves June 1 to June 10

Gary Johnson has been appointed non-executive chair of Platypus Minerals following the company’s acquisition of Lepidico, where he held the position of chair.

Buckland takes Amana reins

Tourism WA chief executive Stephanie Buckland is set to become chief executive of Amana Living in August.

Ballet appoints Machin

The West Australian Ballet has appointed Jessica Machin as executive director, filling one of the biggest positions in the state’s arts scene.

Former iiNet execs join Trident

Two former iiNet executives have joined the board of data cable project proponent Trident Subsea Cable.

LASA appoints De Ronchi

St Ives Group chief operating officer, care, Michelle De Ronchi has been appointed an inaugural board member of national aged service providers peak body, Leading Age Services Australia.

Wasley joins tech wave

Allyn Wasley has joined Perth renewable energy developer Bombora Wave Power as chief financial officer. Mr Wasley was previously general manager, strategy and business development for CBH Group.

Midlas board update

Not-for-profit community legal centre Midland Information Debt and Legal Advocacy Service (Midlas) has appointed four new directors.

Board Move May 31 2016

Howard Dawson has retired as non-executive chairman of migme. Mr Dawson was associated with the company since its listing on ASX in August 2014.

Board Moves May 27-30 2016

Keith John has been appointed as a non-executive director of Goldfields Money.

SRK Consulting appoints principal consultant to its Perth office

Matthew Painter has been appointed as a principal consultant to the Perth office of SRK Consulting. Most recently, Mr Painter worked in Namibia as the exploration manager for Sabre Resources.

EcoCentric announces new chairman

Ross Waring has been named the new chairman of EcoCentric Energy. Dr Waring has previously held positions as the CEO of London-based HeliSwirl Technologies.

Calibre Consulting appoints business advisor

Joe Lenzo has been appointed as a business advisor at Calibre Consulting. Mr Lenzo was previously the executive director of the Property Council of Australia WA Division for 15 years.

Board Moves May 25-26 2016

Anthony M Begovich has resigned as company secretary and chief financial officer of Latin Resources, effective 31 May 2016. Sarah Smith has been appointed as the new company secretary of the company.

Board Moves May 24 2016

Glenn Jardine has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of Torian Resources.

RSM chair shifts east

RSM national chair Kim Hutchinson is set to retire next month. Mr Hutchinson has served in the role since 2000.

Board Moves 23 May 2016

Lee Rodne has resigned as managing director and chief executive officer of Admedus, effective 30 June 2016. Mr Rodne has been a part of the company since the past 10 years.

Board Move 20 May 2016

Roland Berzins has been appointed director of Excalibur Mining Corporation and will continue to act as joint company secretary of the company.

Rogers new CEDA state head

Baptistcare manager, marketing, PR and communications Paula Rogers has been appointed the new Committee for Economic Development of Australia state director.

Board Moves 19 May 2016

Julian Ford has been appointed as independent non-executive chairman of Black Mountain Resources. Mr Ford was most recently senior consultant at PPB Advisory.

Board Moves 18 May 2016

Morgan Ball will be stepping down as the managing director of BC Iron.

Construction tenders and contracts summary - May 18

EMCO Building has won the $19.4 million contract to build the new football and basketball facilities at HBF Arena in Joondalup.



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Union settles with BGC over case of the concrete pour

State govt starts legal action against Uber

Legal action is being taken against ride-share company Uber for not having the appropriate licence to operate in Western Australia.

Vale Shane Gherbaz

Former stockbroker and the founding managing director of Euroz, Shane Gherbaz, has passed away after a battle with illness.

Brierty bags $300m contract

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.

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Labor MP to retire

Australia's first indigenous female MP is set to stand down from the West Australian parliament after being vilified as a "toxic coconut".

Wesfarmers coal sale a concern: Barnett

The foreign ownership of Western Australia's two coal miners raises concerns about the long-term security of the state's power supplies, Premier Colin Barnett says.

Coles, Bunnings lift sales by 8%

Coles and Bunnings were the top first-quarter perfomers among Wesfarmers' retail businesses, with the Perth-based conglomerate also reporting weak performances by its Target and Kmart divisions.

UGL in talks with DTZ on takeover offer

Diversified business services firm UGL Limited is in talks with London-based DTZ Holdings about a possible takeover bid for DTZ.