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Geisler replaces Fitzpatrick at Waste Authority

Marcus Geisler has been appointed as chairman of WA’s Waste Authority for a two-year term, to replace outgoing chair Peter Fitzpatrick.

Waste plan eyes more recycling

The Barnett government has lifted the lid on its long-awaited waste strategy, pledging to improve recycling and regulation but has held off on increasing the landfill levy.

Fitzpatrick keeps on keeping on

For a man who has technically passed the retirement age, Peter Fitzpatrick certainly keeps himself busy.

Fitzpatrick ready to stir the waste pot

THE new chair of the state’s Waste Authority is looking to shake up the sector, starting with a new waste strategy with measurable goals and vowing to challenge the government over how it uses the lan

Fitzpatrick heads up Waste Authority

Environment Minister Bill Marmion has announced the appointment of Peter Fitzpatrick as the new chairman of the Waste Authority.

Auto sector wants levy

The Motor Trade Association is planning to ask the State Government to implement a $5 annual levy on motor vehicle registrations to fund an industry training scheme.

Tax clemency pleas go unheard

Industry criticism of the Australian Tax Office’s hard-nosed approach to GST audits has failed to sway the Federal Government.

Mixed welcome for new car tax

NEW Western Australian stamp duty rules designed to make life easier for motor vehicle dealers have been criticised by self-styled tax watchdog Taxpayers Australia.

Non-profit organisation celebrates new chair

Following Dr Patricia Kailis’ resignation as chair of Celebrate WA, Peter Fitzpatrick (pictured) has been elected her successor.

Dealers welcome car sales bust

MOTOR vehicle dealers are hopeful that the recent prosecution of a Trigg man for unlicensed vehicle dealing will be the first of many.

Dealers threaten backyard drive

LICENSED car dealers are threatening to take industry investigations into their own hands, claiming the Western Australian Government’s policy to tackle illegal car dealers has failed.

Legal threat over IR laws

A WA business group has raised the possibility of legal action against the State Government if its proposed industrial relations legislation causes businesses to fail.