Simon O’Brien

Instability stalks Liberals

Bad economic news and some personnel mismanagement are putting pressure on Colin Barnett’s leadership.

Tight ship sinks under pressure

Twelve months ago precision engineering firm Pressure Dynamics was proudly showcasing its new premises and looking forward to growth. It’s now in receivership.

Big retailers lead private employer list

RETAIL giants Wesfarmers and Woolworths continue to employ more people in Western Australia than any other private sector employers, with the introduction of Sunday trading boosting part-time and casu

Government seeking partner for office move

The state government is seeking proposals to develop up to 35,000 square metres of office space in the City of Stirling to house the Department of Commerce.

More govt departments heading out to the 'burbs

Fremantle, Stirling and Murdoch are set to receive an economic boost, with the state government announcing plans to relocate 80,000 square metres of office space from the CBD to suburban locations.

WA co-ops add $6bn

FOUR of Australia’s five largest cooperatives are based in Western Australia, with the industry contributing more than $6 billion to the local economy, according to new research.