Perth Stadium chief executive Mike McKenna expects to attract a crowd of 50,000 for its first football game, featuring the AFLW Fremantle Dockers, he told a Business News Success & Leadership breakfast this morning.
Farmers, cooks, producers and consumers will join one of Australia’s top chefs Ben Shewry this Sunday for a series of workshops, panel discussions and talks as part of Perth’s inaugural Food and Drink Symposium.
Wesfarmers chairman Michael Chaney has disagreed with Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens’ view that big companies have not reduced hurdle rates for investment decisions amid falling interest rates, in an address at this morning’s Business News Success & Leadership breakfast.
The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association has seized on findings in the recently released International Energy Agency’s world energy outlook that natural gas consumption will increase by almost 50 per cent by 2040.
A host of “hero” events, attracted in part by the development of new hotels and Elizabeth Quay, is set to drive significantly increased revenue into the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, with flow-on effects for the wider economy.