The state government has sought to break the deadlock confronting much-needed infrastucture to service the rapidly emerging Mid West iron ore precinct with a plan to separate the rail and port elements.
The discovery of a bashing victim in Melbourne lead to revelations of a new approach to Australia's refugee intake as Paul Omodei discovered allegations of plagiarism by Attorney General Jim McGinty, plus Pulp Mill, Hospitals, Autism, Teachers and Pauline
A decision by Federal Agricultural Minister Peter McGauran to expedite exceptional circumstances funding for drought affected farmers in the wheatbelt has been welcomed by State Agriculture Minister Kim Chance and WAFarmers President, Trevor De Landgrafft
Western Australian Industrial Relations Commissioner Stephen Kenner has been appointed to conduct a review of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994, brought forward two years by Employment Protection Minister Michelle Roberts.
Sphere Investments admits problems with investment deal; ANZ cancels West Coast Eagles sponsorship; ABB grain facin $10m losses; Gunns will push ahead with Tasmanian pulp mill; Federal Govt has its hospitail funding share by 10 per cent.
The State Government has appointed former Geraldton Port Authority marine business unit manager Dennis Parsons as chief executive of the Esperance Port Authority, Planning and Infrastructure Minister Alannah MacTiernan has announced.
Days after the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia made renewed calls for deregulation of trading hours, supermarket group Woolworths Ltd has claimed the food retail sector is not overly concentrated.
After more than 25 years in the industry, Chris Anderson, founder and director of Osborne Park-based business Well Connected, is one of a small number of business owners operating in a niche of the office equipment market.
China is Western Australia’s most important export partner, generating $13.8 billion for the state’s economy in 2006-07 and overtaking Japan as WA’s biggest export market, according to figures from the Department of Industry and Resources.
One of the key lobby groups in the successful fight against deregulating Western Australia’s retail trading hours, the Australian Hotels Association, will back any new campaign against moves to open the state’s shops on Sundays.