Thousands of Western Australian scam victims could be refunded millions of dollars after US legal authorities issued Western Union a $US586 million ($750 million) penalty for aiding fraud over a 13-year period.
Australia’s major banks are under mounting pressure today, with a draft report from the Productivity Commission raising doubts about competition levels as regulators apply more scrutiny to three of the 'big four'.
The state government has announced a new board to run the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority and LandCorp in the lead up to their planned merger, with just one board member from the MRA continuing on the new body.
The state government has today approved Sinosteel Midwest Corporation’s iron ore expansion project east of Geraldton, while simultaneously rejecting Mineral Resource’s planned iron ore mines in the Helena-Aurora Range, after the environmental watchdog had recommended both should be blocked.
The state government has announced its decision to join the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), replacing the agreement signed in January by the Barnett government for a locally administered NDIS.
Former stockbroker Lewis Fellowes has been sentenced to three years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to three dishonesty charges, but has been spared prison time after entering into a $30,000, five-year good behaviour bond.
The group planning a 24-hour Puma Energy project in Dunsborough will lodge an application next week to strike out an appeal by the State Solicitor’s Office against the recent approval of the development.
The two-year saga over a proposed 24-hour Puma fuel station in Dunsborough has taken a new turn, with the Southern Joint Development Assessment Panel lodging an appeal in the Supreme Court against the State Administrative Tribunal’s ruling in favour of the development.
Perth companies Mineral Resources and Galaxy Resources have waded into an extraordinary dispute over their respective corporate governance standards, triggered by the role played by Chinese businesswoman Xi Xi.