City of Perth chief executive Martin Mileham has taken indefinite leave, with Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi explaining today that his move comes after a private investigation by law firm Herbert Smith Freehills late last year.
The state government’s chief information officer Giles Nunis is moving to the private sector after a recent review recommended sweeping changes to his office, which was established under the Barnett government.
Uranium miner Paladin Energy made a positive return to the ASX today following a tumultuous period during which it announced a recapitalisation deal that left shareholders with 2 per cent of the company’s equity.
Cutting red tape for wineries, breweries and distilleries, and changes to procurement laws to favour local businesses were two measures to support economic recovery highlighted by Premier Mark McGowan at a Business News Success & Leadership breakfast this morning.
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Oil prices have closed mixed with Brent paring losses and US crude turning positive as a weak US dollar and Saudi Arabia's comments that OPEC and other producers were committed to their pact on cutting supplies outweighed record US production and rising inventories.