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The national petroleum industry regulator has responded to media reports that Inpex’s Icthys LNG operation is unsafe, saying it gave the all clear for gas to flow at the $US45 billion ($62 billion) facility.
Western Australian university graduates have a tougher time finding full-time employment than the national median, according to the 2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey by the Australian Department of Education and Training.
Oil prices are slightly lower in see-saw trade, easing the day after a strong rally as investors were no longer encouraged by US-China trade talks and as weak Chinese economic data dampened risk appetite.
Wall Street has extended its rally into a fifth straight day in a session of whipsaw trading as investors responded to mixed comments by US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, while a warning from Macy's pummelled retail stocks.
Oil prices have jumped more than four per cent as the extension of US-China talks raised hopes of easing trade tensions between the two superpowers, while OPEC-led crude output cuts also provided support.
Plans for a kaolin mine and low level nuclear waste storage facility in the Shire of Coolgardie have taken a step forward, after Sydney-based Tellus Holdings received approval from the federal environmental regulator for the project.
Seven out of the 10 Perth suburbs to have achieved the largest median house price increase in 2018 have at least a 37 per cent higher sale price than the overall Perth median of $505,000, according to the latest Reiwa data.
Welshpool-based Balance Utility Solutions has been selected as the engineering and construction contractor for Terregra Renewables’ five-megawatt Mobilong solar farm, located north of Murray Bridge in South Australia.