WA Public Sector Contracting Must be Cleaned Up
“here are underlying systematic issues that mean that most of the projects were subject to an environment needing improvement and reform.”
WA:How WA Blew the Mining Boom
For much of the 2000s Perth was awash with money and in party mode thanks to the mining boom.
Australian Construction Workers in Massive Demand
Skilled construction professionals are in massive demand throughout Australia as record levels of building activity feed through to record levels of employment within the sector.
WA Must Gain from Pipeline
Acting Prime Minister Julie Bishop says a gas pipeline from Western Australia may ease some of the challenges facing the east coast.
WA to Ban Plastic Bags Next Year
Single-use plastic shopping bags will be banned in Western Australia from July, bringing the state into line with other jurisdictions.
WA Bans Fracking in South West
The West Australian government has banned fracking in the popular south west tourist region and put in place a statewide moratorium, pending an independent scientific inquiry.
Nationals WA want Woodside Camp Rejected
The Nationals WA have demanded the Labor state government reject Woodside's bid for a 700-bed fly-in fly-out camp in the north.
Collapsed Perth Wall Crumbles Again
The wall of a historic Perth building that collapsed on top of a car, trapping a woman inside, has crumbled again.
Charging Foreign Owners Extra For Property Will Cost West Australian Jobs
They say, “money makes the world go ‘round” and although it may seem crass and crude, it’s quite true. Take a drive through any of WA’s...
WA Primed for $2 Trillion Lithium Bonanza
Western Australia has a chance to get a huge slice of the fast-growing global lithium battery market if it sets up a processing sector, a lobby...
Gold Prospecting Fever Hits WA Outback
Prospecting in the West Australian outback is proving as alluring as it was when the gold price hit record highs - and it's retirees driving the...
Testing Begins on Perth Stadium Footbridge
Testing will soon begin on a footbridge linking Perth's CBD with the new Optus Stadium ahead of its public opening in two weeks.
Killed RAH Site Worker 'Didn't Feel Safe'
The partner of a man killed during the construction of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital has revealed she told him to "be careful on the scissor...
Another WA Builder Calls Trading Halt
Another West Australian building company has suspended trading and operations due to financial viability problems a fortnight after one of the state's biggest builders, Cooper &...
WA Economy Back from the Brink: Report
A rebounding West Australian economy is forecast to bring jobs and long-awaited wages growth, but the weight of government debt remains a threat to the...
WA to Create New Infrastructure Group
A new board called Infrastructure WA will be set up this year to better develop the state and secure Commonwealth funds for major projects.
WA Builder Locks Out Workers, Shuts Sites
One of Western Australia's largest builders, Cooper and Oxley, has suspended operations because of financial viability problems, leaving subcontractors out of pocket and the company's future...