Federal Labor leader Anthony Albanese has used a speech in Perth to defend the importance of the mining industry, saying the market should be allowed to determine which projects, including in the coal sector, are able to proceed.
The McGowan has reversed one of its first policy initiatives, announcing over the weekend that Perth will once again be classified as a ‘region’, making it easier for international students to gain work after their studies.
Asian Engagement Minister Peter Tinley has talked up Western Australia’s business opportunities with Indonesia, as federal parliament is set to ratify a significant trade deal with the South-East Asian country.
Continued Chinese investment into Western Australia could hinge on a fair outcome in the long-running dispute between CITIC Pacific and Clive Palmer's Mineralogy, according to Consul General Zhihua Dong.
Housing finance provider Australian Finance Group says lending for homes in the first quarter of the 2020 financial year in Western Australia has rebounded from record low levels to reach its highest figure since the end of the 2017 fiscal year.
Solutions to prevent a potential looming shortage of critical minerals can be found in Rio Tinto’s increasingly high tech operations, particularly in the Pilbara, according to corporate relations vice-president Brad Haynes.
The Water Corporation is refusing to release the details of a review it says backs a decision to insource a major maintenance contract, a move that runs counter to the economic reforms of recent decades.