PERTH political consultant Noel Crichton-Browne is in the fortunate position of his work being his hobby.Politics has been his pastime since he made his stockmarket fortune in his 20s while working in the State’s north-west.
AN old barrel store at Leeuwin Estate has been put to work as the new home for one of Australia’s most impressive collections of contemporary Australia artThe gallery, housed beneath the Leeuwin Estate Restaurant
THE view from the driver’s seat of a taxi on a busy Friday night provides an interesting insight into human nature.Amorous couples, lonely drunks and abusive or even violent customers take their place in the back seat of the car.
WA’S shipbuilding, agricultural and mining sectors stand to benefit most if Australia enters into a free trade agreement with the United States, according to a study commissioned by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
THE future of the mining sector – dependent on exploration to maintain current production levels – looks uncertain, with figures re-leased by the Australian Bureau of Statistics indicating a 21 per cent drop in exploration during the March quarter.
WEST Musgrave Mining is acutely aware it is sitting on something hot.Although not a lot of serious work has been done in the West Musgrave region until this season, the fight is definitely on to obtain a piece of the highly prospective territory.R...
Its enough to get a trainspotter all hot and bothered, let alone some commodities expert calculating just how much Pindan earth and iron-bearing ore has been moved from the heart of the Pilbara, 275km west to the Indian Ocean coast.
SADLY, the long lunch seems to have wound up some time ago. But wining and dining still play an important role in the media and marketing industries, although now more than ever the headache that follows has more to do with tax than wine.
THE State Government may not achieve the $6 million worth of savings through the posting of annual reports online because of a failure to consult with the local industryOnline publications will still incur the big preproduction
THE Federal Government’s decision to exclude sports betting and lotteries from its Interactive Gambling legislation may have failed to impress opponents of the Bill, but has delighted the racing industry.
THERE are three types of people in the world. Those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who wonder what happened. In today’s workplace, the spectators and the dazed have short life spans. Which category are you in?
CABLE and Wireless Optus has appointed a new general manager for its WA branch.Richard Thorning takes over from Mike Ryan, who is going to retire but is likely to stay on in another position for a few months.
NATIONAL Remunerator, Lawfund Australia, has hired a business development manager for its WA branch.Cindy Davenport, the new manager, is expected to increase the membership base and foster strong relations with existing members.
THE introduction of the Goods and Services Tax has resulted in the establishment of three systems under which commercial property sales can be taxed, and the decision as to which brings the greatest benefit is still causing
WHILE the announcement of three major building projects has provided an enormous boost to the profile of the city’s west end, there has been a resurgence of interest in Adelaide Terrace and the city’s east end.