A company that supplies and installs underground services and its director have been fined a total of $69,500, and ordered to pay $4,391 in costs, over an incident in which a worker sustained serious permanent injuries.
Tabcorp has confirmed it is interested in acquiring the Western Australian government-owned TAB, on the same day it announced a 642 per cent rise in profit stemming from its $11 billion merger with Tatts Group.
Silver Lake Resources has been fined $58,000 in Perth Magistrates Court following an incident in 2014 that seriously injured a worker at its Murchison gold operation, located 25 kilometres south-east of Cue.
The panel tasked with reviewing the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority will be led by former Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chair Graeme Samuel and includes Wesfarmers non-executive director Diane Smith-Gander.
The state government and the Western Rock Lobster Council have reached a comprise on the future of the industry, with the annual catch to increase by just 315 tonnes. However, details of how this will be delivered to the local market have not yet been worked out.
Shares in Perth-based Australian Finance Group and in ASX-listed Mortgage Choice plunged today on concerns the mortgage broking sector will be one of the biggest losers from the banking royal commission, which recommended the banning of commissions paid by lenders to brokers.
There are doubts Chinese government-owned telecommunications giant Huawei will be able to deliver a $136 million contract for Perth’s rail network, after the United States brought criminal charges against the company.
US federal agents have conducted a search at Austal’s offices in Mobile, Alabama, in relation to an inquiry by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission into announcements the shipbuilder made in late-2015 and mid-2016.
The Federal Court has imposed a $2.6 million penalty on Ultra Tune Australia, after it was found the automotive servicing and roadside assist company made false or misleading representations about a franchise site, and then tried to mislead the court in its defence.
Western Australia’s revamped strata regulations have made it easier for property owners to sell together and realise a higher premium than if they sold individually, particularly in strategic locations.
Medicinal cannabis company Creso Pharma has announced it will expand into Sri Lanka, after it signed a binding letter of intent with Ceyoka Health, one of Sri Lanka’s largest pharmaceutical distribution companies.
Wesfarmers-owned Kleenheat Gas has paid $25,200 in penalties, after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission issued two infringement notices for alleged false and misleading discount gas campaign.
Opponents of a Puma Energy development on Dunsborough’s main street have emerged victorious from the three-year stoush, after the developer behind plans to build the 24-hour service station announced it would no longer proceed with its bid.