Wayne Martin has been appointed as chair of the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Western Australia’s second largest research institution, as well as not for profit Parkerville Children and Youth Care.
Federal government-backed agency Indigenous Business Australia has purchased two adjacent petrol stations on Forrest Highway south of Perth for $34 million from Perth-based investment group Security Capital Australia.
Builders could soon face tougher penalties for not paying subcontractors on time, but the Master Builders Association has warned several reforms proposed to solve recurring payment issues could increase construction costs and result in more company collapses.
The state government has assured fishing industry representatives it has no plans to change how it determines catch limits across the sector after a surprise move last week to create, and take control of, new licences for local lobsters.
The $6 billion Balla Balla infrastructure project has experienced two setbacks, with the deadline for meeting its obligations under a State Agreement extended by 18 months and recent exploration work failing to live up to promise.
Three telco groups, including TPG and UK-based Dense Air, have spent $19 million securing 5G spectrum lots in Western Australia as part of an auction run by the Australian Communications and Media Authority.