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Churchill Consulting appoints a new consultant

Lindsey Phillips has been appointed as a new consultant of Churchill Consulting.

Professor Peter Klinken reappointed as Western Australia’s Chief Scientist

Professor Peter Klinken has been reappointed as Western Australia’s Chief Scientist until June 2017.

Rod Wakefield to direct FGS Business

Focus Growth Strategies (FGS) has appointed business strategist and SME specialist Rod Wakefield as the Managing Director of its new division FGS Business.

Edwards joins PwC infrastructure

Cameron Edwards has joined PwC's infrastructure practice as a director, having spent four years with Westralia Infrastructure as managing director.

DDD claims patent breach against LG

The Perth-based research division of consumer goods technology developer DDD Group has filed a lawsuit in the US alleging that LG Electronics' range of 3D televisions has infringed three of its patents

Paula Rogers appointed as a director of EON Foundation Inc.

Paula Rogers has been appointed as a director of EON Foundation Inc Prior to joining EON Foundation Inc, Ms Rogers worked with global law firm Squire Patton Boggs.

Former Top Xero Executive and leading SaaS Expert joins Velpic Board

Leanne Graham has joined the Board of Velpic as a Non-Executive Director.

Telethon Kids Institute Director joins NHMRC

Jonathan Carapetis, the director of Telethon Kids Institute has been appointed to the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Australia’s leading expert health and medical research body.

Kingston Resources appoints a new Non-Executive Director

Kingston Resources Limited has appointed Mr Barry Bourne as a new Non-Executive Director.

Paul Allan Tottle appointed as the new judge for the Supreme Court

Tottle Partners' partner Paul Tottle has been appointed as the new judge for the Supreme Court.

Kerman Contracting appoints new Business Development Director

Kerman Contracting Pty Ltd has appointed James Rowdon as its new Business Development Director.

Board moves - week to July 22 2015

Northern Minerals managing director George Bauk has been named the new chair of lithium miner Cobre Montana.

New associate at CCN

Irold van der Sar has been appointed an associate of Perth architectural firm Cameron Chisholm Nicol.

Leadership change at Gooding

Stephen Bushell has been appointed managing partner of accounting firm Gooding Partners. Mr Bushell has been a member of the firm since its founding in 1998, and a partner for the past 15 years.

Hazeldine appointed to Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine Foundation Board of Governors

Mr Warrick Hazeldine has been appointed to the Board of Governors of the Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine Foundation.

Gustavino joins Imdex board

Ivan Gustavino, an experienced corporate advisor, has joined the board of Imdex. Mr Gustavino is also the managing director of Atrico.

Venturex Resources announces two new board members

Darren Stralow and Anthony Reilly have joined the board of Venturex Resources as non-executive directors.

Bohm to join the board of Tawana Resources

Michael Bohm will be joining the board of Tawana Resources as a non-executive director from the month of August.  Mr Bohm presently sits on the boards of Ramelius Resources and Perseus Mining. 

Two new members join the advisory board of Oropesa Port Management

Ian Milliner and Russ Crane have joined the advisory board of port services company, Oropesa Port Mangement.

Jarman McKenna announces two new partners

Insurance litigation firm Jarman McKenna has joined hands with Paul Graham and Andrew Lu. Both the new partners had joined the firm in the year 2012.

MGI Parkinson appoints new director

Accounting firm MGI Parkinson has appointed Ian Bond, taxation and business services specialist, as a new Director of the company.

Gummer leaves HeartKids

Mark Gummer, Execo Managing Director has left his position as Chief Executive of HeartKids WA. He held this position since November 2013.

Churchill appoints new director

Churchill Consulting has announced the appointment of Matthew Fahey as its new Director. Mr.

Simon Axworthy appointed as the new director of Azure Consulting

Simon Axworthy has been appointed as the new director of Azure Consulting. Mr Axworthy has a long history with the Azure team having first worked with them at GEM Consulting.

Kott Gunning promotions

Independent corporate and commercial law firm, Kott Gunning Lawyers, has promoted Katrina Welch to the post of senior associate and Claire Hawke-Gundill to associate.

Lavan Legal announces a new partner

Lavan Legal has announced a new partner, Jessica Patterson. She has been with Lavan since the year 1993 and is now the new partner in the Events and Hospitality division of the firm.

Gooch appointed as Farmsafe WA CEO

Maree Gooch has been appointed as the chief executive of Farmsafe WA.

Marr named the chair of ScreenWest board

Janelle Marr, managing director of strategy consultancy firm Step Beyond Business Advisors has been appointed as the chairwoman of the ScreenWest board.

Hatcher to be the new GM of SFFC

The Southern Forests Food Council (SFFC) will be welcoming the appointment of Jayme Hatcher as its new general manager from the month of August.

Craigie appointed as WALGA President

East Pilbara Shire President, Lynne Craigie has been elected as the President of WA Local Government Association (WALGA), the voice of Local Government in Western Australia.

Kish to head Australian Property Institute

Steve Kish has been appointed as the president of the Australian Property Institute, taking over from Ross Hughes. Mr.



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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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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.

Rinehart comments an 'insult': Swan

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.

Rayney sad his wife's killer is still free

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.

Leighton/Georgiou consortium wins Gateway works

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.