AMP Capital has acquired a 50 per cent ownership stake in the private company that developed Optus Stadium, adding to several other infrastructure assets it has purchased in Western Australia including Kalgoorlie prison and Port Hedland airport.
The state government has softened its policy on ride-sharing services at Optus Stadium, with sports fans now able to catch a ride to the East Perth side of Matagarup Bridge after bus services were transferred from that location.
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.
The International Cricket Council has overlooked Perth Stadium to host a finals fixture when the women's and men's Twenty20 World Cups are staged next year, on the same day the state government announced the stadium is a key part of its tourism strategy.
US tennis star Serena Williams is the latest high-profile player to commit to the upcoming Hopman Cup, with the news coinciding with data showing an increase in the number of tourist visits to Western Australia.
Perth’s semi-professional baseball team, Perth Heat, has been purchased by a private consortium that is led by business executive Rory Vassallo and includes Eileen ‘Red’ Bond and broadcaster Christian Galapolous.