Western Australia's premier food and wine event, Margaret River Gourmet Escape, will be held in its current form for just one more year, with the state government planning a reconfigured event that includes the Swan Valley in 2019.
Mining magnate Andrew Forrest has made an emotional plea for gambling revenue to be factored into the GST distribution system, while Western Australians have been warned the state’s share of the revenue could potentially fall to zero if the economy were to return to boom times.
Brookfield Property Partners today unveiled the design blueprint for its $1.1 billion twin tower development at Elizabeth Quay, following its entry into project delivery agreements. Click through to see animated fly through video.
The state government has approved design alterations to the Swan River pedestrian bridge in an attempt to cut $4 million in construction costs, while also announcing further delays to the bridge’s opening date.
Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting Group more than doubled profit to $1.1 billion in the year to June, the highest level since 2011, with the company paying or providing for $767 million in dividends to the family.
Western Power plans to reduce spending by nearly $1 billion in the next five years compared to the five years just gone, according to a proposal by the state-owned network operator to the state’s economic regulator.
Treasurer Ben Wyatt has announced details of a new gold royalty increase that is budgeted to raise $332 million over four years while seeking to address the industry concerns that killed off his previous proposal, but the new plan has failed to win support.