THE issue of lobbying resurfaced in the media last week.
WA’s current lobbying activities were first highlighted early this year and Premier Geoff Gallop has had a tortuous time explaining his Government’s handling of it.
WHILE new Australian Stock Exchange rules for corporate governance should be viewed as a victory for common sense, I can’t help wondering if it is all too little too late – and not just from the regulator.
THE recent setback for the development of the Burrup – with delays to the Canadian-based company Methanex’s plans to build a methanol plant – shows how fragile investment in major projects can be in a global economy.
THE issue of Western Australia’s freshwater needs persistently rates highly in party political and other local polling.
Press reports showing quarter-full dams and constant chatter about the so-called greenhouse effect have had their impact.