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Hodgson Eagle lead

Alcoa Wagerup refinery manager Mark Hodgson has been appointed Australian lead for the Employees at Alcoa for Gay and Lesbian Equality (Eagle).

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Business News has added a new feature to its product suite, with subscribers now able to choose from a selection of industries to deliver a personalised weekly news and data update via our new ‘BN Weekender’ email service.

Forest Products Commission appoints new chairman

Ross Holt has been appointed as the new chairman to the board of Forest Products Commission. Prior to this, Mr Holt was a chief executive officer of LandCorp.

Mark Hay Realty Group appoints property management team head

Casey Joseph has been appointed as the head of department of the property management of team of Mark Hay Realty Group. Ms Joseph has 20 years of experience working in the Perth real estate industry.

Southern Cross Care appoints new chairman

Bradley Prentice has been appointed to the position of chairman for the board of Southern Cross Care.

Valmec pays out notes

The directors’ interests table published in Monday morning’s email incorrectly showed that Valmec directors Vincent Goss and Stephen Zurhaar had sold $1.1 million of shares.

Ausdrill appoints non-executive director and deputy chairman

Ian Cochrane has been appointed as a non-executive director and deputy chairman of Ausdrill. Mr Cochrane holds degrees in Commerce and Law and specialises in Mergers and Acquisitions.

Ashurst appoints Global Co-Heads of mining and oil and gas in Australia and Asia Pacific

Ashurst Perth has appointed Peter Vaughan as Global co-head of oil and gas and Lorenzo Pacitti as Global co-head of mining.

Emily Morgan joins Media Stable

Emily Morgan has joined expert directory Media Stable as media engagement manager.

Cardinal Resources appoints new chairman

Mark Connelly has been appointed as the non-executive chairman of Cardinal Resources.

HBF board appoints board member

Brent Stewart has been appointed to the board of HBF. Mr Stewart has extensive experience in business strategy, marketing, market research and innovation.

Kibaran Resources appoints new non-executive chairman

Former Resolute Mining chairman and highly regarded Australian-African resources executive, Robert Pett has been appointed as non-executive chairman of Kibaran Resources.

New Commissioner for Children and Young People

Colin Pettit has been appointed as the new Commissioner for Children and Young People.

Mal Wauchope reappointed as Public Sector Commissioner

Mal Wauchope has been reappointed as Public Sector Commissioner for a five-year term starting on December 1, 2015.

Sheffield appoints Thunderbird Project Manager

Jim Netterfield has been appointed as project manager for Sheffield Resources’ Thunderbird mineral sands project.

Velpic appoints new chairperson

Leanne Graham has been appointed as the new chairperson of Velpic. Ms Graham holds 28 years of executive sales and technology experience. He is currently non-executive director of Velpic.

Kevin Gallagher steps down as Clough CEO

Kevin Gallagher has tendered his resignation as the CEO and managing director of Clough. Mr Gallagher will resign from Clough to take the CEO position with Santos.

IRDI Legal makes two new appointments

IRDI Legal has appointed Thomas F Henn as special counsel and Ross Mendonca as lawyer, to their estate planning team.

Rocky Bay appoints new CFO and board members

Adam Maxwell has been appointed as the new chief financial officer of Rocky Bay.

Ronald McDonald House opens in Nedlands

The new $27 million Ronald McDonald House in Nedlands, officially opened today by Premier Colin Barnett, provides a home away from home to an increased number of families of seriously ill children who

New Tourism WA board members appointed

Three new members have been appointed to the board of Tourism WA. The new appointees include Elizabeth Gaines, Tracey Horton and Ian Thubron.

Henneveld chairs EWO

Former Main Roads Western Australia commissioner Menno Henneveld has been appointed as the chair of the Energy and Water Ombudsman Western Australia.

Tyranna Resources appoints new managing director and non-executive chairman

Bruno Seneque has been appointed as the new managing director of Tyranna Resources, effective from December 1, 2015. Mr.

Perth Racing appoints permanent chief executive officer

Rob Bransby has been appointed as the new permanent chief executive officer of Perth Racing. Mr Bransby is a leading health and insurance business executive.

Celebrate WA makes five new appointments

Celebrate WA has recently appointed four new board members and new chairman. The new board members include Robert Isaacs OAM, Maryna Fewster, Brett Fullarton and Scott Taylor.

WAMMCO chair retires

Dawson Bradford has retired as chair of the WA Meat Marketing Cooperative after 15 years in the role.

Mansell to chair ERA

The former chair of WA Newspaper Holdings, Western Power, and Zinifex, Peter Mansell, has been appointed chair of Darwin-based Rio Tinto subsidiary Energy Resources of Australia, which operates the Ra

State Government appoints Western Australia's Road Safety Commissioner

Kim Papalia has been appointed as the first ever road safety commissioner of Western Australia. Mr Papalia is a former senior WA Police officer.

Ashurst appoints a partner to resources and infrastructure team

Richard Guit has been appointed as a partner to the resources and infrastructure team of Ashurst Perth. Mr Guit is a leading lawyer in infrastructure transactions and the energy and resources sector.

Changes to Intework board

Disability employment services organisation Intework has appointed Zenith Zeeman, David Endersby and Simon Rear as directors.

Sheffield Resources appoints new managing director

Bruce McFadzean has been appointed as the new managing director of Sheffield Resources. Mr McFadzean is a mining engineer with more than 35 years of experience in the global resources industry.

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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.

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.