Farmers, cooks, producers and consumers will join one of Australia's top chefs Ben Shewry this Sunday for a series of workshops, panel discussions and talks as part of Perth's inaugural Food and Drink Symposium.
Early works have begun on the state government's planned redevelopment of the Shenton Park Hospital into a residential and retail precinct, with expressions of interest for the first two lots to open next week.
An improved iron ore price delivered huge boosts for mining magnates Gina Rinehart and Andrew Forrest, who were two of the three Western Australians to feature in the top 10 on the nation's best known rich list.
Oil prices have tumbled five per cent as the extension of output curbs by OPEC and other producing countries disappoints investors who had hoped for larger cuts, leading to the biggest daily percentage slide in crude prices since early March.
An innovative project involving government agencies and private players has the potential to streamline and coordinate public works projects, reducing traffic congestion and saving costs, according to its proponents.
Perth-based Automotive Holdings Group will incur a $35 million write-down hit from the closure of some of its underperforming businesses, in response to the weak market for car retailers combined with recent regulatory changes by the corporate watchdog.
Swick Mining Services has raised about $5 million from investors to fund the buyout of minority shareholders in a mineral analysis and measurement technology company in which it already owns a major stake.