Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's promise to put a floor on what the states receive as a share of the revenue they raise from GST still stands, although it is still a few years away before it can be implemented.
The state government's estimate for the cost of a tunnel to complete Roe 9 has fallen dramatically since the option was first floated in 2014, according to documents obtained under freedom of information by Labor.
UPDATE: A snap inquiry into alleged breaches of environmental conditions at the Roe Highway extension project will be held next week, after a motion introduced to Parliament by Greens Senator Scott Ludlam was today backed by the Senate.
ANALYSIS: There has never been a better time to be a voter in the regional port cities of Albany, Bunbury and Geraldton. All are marginal seats and the centre of very close attention from the major parties.
The WA Liberals have pledged to raise the payroll tax threshold by $50,000 from next year, and have promised not to raise taxes or bring in new ones if re-elected, in contrast with Labor and despite the state's record debt and deficit.
Environmental services companies could be among the beneficiaries of an ongoing shift in China's economy from manufacturing to services, according to University of Western Australia lecturer Yanrui Wu.
The Nationals WA have preferenced the Greens ahead of their Liberal alliance partners on the ticket for two upper house regions in next month's state election, including Liberal Agriculture & Food Minister Mark Lewis.
Previously secret documents regarding the planning of the Perth Freight Link were yesterday released by Main Roads after a recent order by the Information Commissioner, according to Labor North Metropolitan region candidate Alannah MacTiernan.
ANALYSIS: Full marks to the Labor Party for coming up with its debt reduction strategy early in the election campaign. It indicates both the party and shadow treasurer Ben Wyatt are serious about getting the state's finances into a much healthier position.
WA Labor says it will spend $45.5 million to bring new services to Royal Perth Hospital if it wins the March state election, while the Liberals say they will use about $83 million from the partial sale of Western Power to build three new Tafe facilities.
The Reserve Bank is forecasting a slow but orderly return to above-trend growth and for inflation to return to target within three years, but economists and the International Monetary Fund warn that risks remain.
WA Local Government Association chief executive and former WA businesswoman of the year, Ricky Burges, joined Business News at Julio's in West Perth to discuss her professional journey and what lies ahead.
ANALYSIS: Memories of 2001 will be top-of -mind for many Liberal Party state executive members when they meet tomorrow to decide the preference recommendations for their how-to-vote cards ahead of next month's election.
ANALYSIS: The Labor Party has moved quickly to snuff out any suggestion it will be pushing for a 50 per cent renewable energy target for the South West Interconnected System if it wins next month's state election.