THE Prime Minister and the Treasurer have given away more than was desirable in the revised tax reform package negotiated with the Democrats and reform comprised to this extent is only a marginal improvement on the current system.
A PROGRAM designed to reduce car use and make better use of other means of transport has been introduced in South Perth. The TravelSmart program is a marketing campaign promoting the use of alternative transport.
Perth-based Mt Grace Resources NL has cut a deal with Magnesium Dev-elopment International (MDI) to evaluate a process called the Heggie metallothermic technology for production of magnesium metal from magnesia.
THE omission of a safety net clause for contracts spanning 1 July 2000 in the GST legislation could cost WA small businesses nearly $6 million says the Institute of Chartered Accountants Small Business Committee’s Ian Costley.