Landgate chief executive Jodi Cant has been appointed as the new director general of the Department of Finance, but the state government is still looking for a permanent boss for the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation.
Minderoo Foundation has today announced a $100 million research initiative designed to study and protect global marine life and its chairman Andrew Forrest has used the occasion to attack the federal government’s new marine parks plan.
It may have gone largely unnoticed in Western Australia, but a recent report into the east coast's electricity market could have major implications for the state, including for government-owned monopoly power business Synergy.
A specially commissioned Liberal Party WA report is set to reignite controversy over the way Goods and Services Tax revenue is redistributed just as federal treasurer Scott Morrison was hoping the states would accept his recent compromise proposal.
Despite maintaining its position as the worst performing state in the country, Western Australia’s economy showed improving levels of investment, according to the latest CommSec State of the States report.