Tayler Neale was an online reporter at Business News. Tayler completed a bachelor of commerce and a bachelor of economics at the University of Western Australia in 2015, majoring in corporate and investment finance, international business economics and money and banking. He previously worked as a journalist at the Albany Advertiser. He joined Business News in 2017 and left to pursue further economic studies in 2019.
The Morrison government is considering pre-election cash handouts to pensioners and families in an effort to make sure the entire electorate will have a reason to vote for the Coalition, not just those who will benefit from already legislated tax cuts.
Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen has said he is concerned about risks to Australia from the slowing world economy, so Labor must implement all its $200 billion-plus in pledged tax rises to arm the federal government with a bigger fiscal ‘‘buffer’’ to counteract any global downturn.
Rod Jones, who quit as chief executive of Navitas in 2017 only to return as part of a private equity-led takeover offer, says more staff and an improved experience for students is needed to get the most out of the university partnerships business.
Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has kicked off his election campaign with a searing attack on big business and the wealthy, in a populist tirade that named and shamed one of Australia’s most iconic companies, miner BHP.
Britain’s political crisis has deepened, with Prime Minister Theresa May’s humiliating Brexit defeat heightening the prospect of no deal with the EU as rival political factions threaten to tear the Conservative government apart.
A ‘smart’ irrigation system using weather forecasts and soil moisture readings to adjust watering is one of four City of Perth projects set to get underway after a $1.3 million federal government grant was secured.
Moody’s Analytics is forecasting continued weakness in Perth's residential property market this year but a return to positive growth in 2019, with Perth’s western suburbs and Mandurah tipped to be the best-performing regions.
Perth house prices were up 0.3 per cent in March, and have risen in four of the past six months, according to the latest data from CoreLogic, adding to hopes of a sustained improvement in the residential property market.
The state government has approved design alterations to the Swan River pedestrian bridge in an attempt to cut $4 million in construction costs, while also announcing further delays to the bridge’s opening date.
Western Australia's premier food and wine event, Margaret River Gourmet Escape, will be held in its current form for just one more year, with the state government planning a reconfigured event that includes the Swan Valley in 2019.
Byrnecut executive chairman Steve Coughlan has slammed the state government’s decision to crack down on payroll tax exemptions, saying his company will no longer receive the exemption for courses being undertaken by 1,200 employees.
UPDATED: Australian startups will now be able to raise capital via crowdfunding sources after the corporate watchdog today approved the first batch of licences allowing companies to act as intermediaries in the process.