» Aussie shares close down after early gains
07/04/20 16:06 from WA Business News - Latest News
The Australian share market has been unable to sustain its early gains, closing down after officials in the US ruled out a return to normalcy until a coronavirus vaccine is found.
» Alterra, Casotti Group partner on 300ha orchard
07/04/20 16:02 from WA Business News - Latest News
ASX-listed agribusiness Alterra will develop a 300-hectare avocado orchard in Pemberton, which is set to become one of the largest avocado projects in the country.
» South Perth tower approved after near five-year planning battle
07/04/20 15:50 from WA Business News - Latest News
Edge Visionary Living has received the green light from planning authorities for its long-awaited Lumiere development in South Perth, nearly five years after it first sought to build it and following two Supreme Court challenges that wer...
» COVID-19 daily wrap: two additional deaths, 10 new cases
07/04/20 15:45 from WA Business News - Latest News
WA has recorded two new coronavirus deaths. The federal government has announced a new mandatory code of conduct for landlords. Its $130 billion JobKeeper scheme is expected to pass parliament tomorrow.
» CMO joins decision makers as pandemic disrupts leaders' ranks
07/04/20 15:41 from WA Business News - Latest News
The C-suite just became bigger, with the COVID-19 pandemic throwing another key title into the top end of the corporate and government decision-making – chief medical officer – a role where Western Australians have suddenly grabbed the n...
» Shock four-year funding announcement for arts sector
07/04/20 15:37 from WA Business News - Latest News
Forty-nine arts organisations that previously received Australia Council for the Arts funding have missed out in the latest round, with the 95 recipients selected last Friday to share $31.7 million over four years.
» Concerns raised over JobKeeper eligibility
07/04/20 15:16 from WA Business News - Latest News
Representatives from the tourism and higher education sectors have today criticised aspects of the federal government’s JobKeeper program, voicing concerns that many businesses may not qualify for the wage subsidies.
» WA preparing well: AMA
07/04/20 15:15 from WA Business News - Latest News
Western Australia is one of the best places in the world to be during the COVID-19 pandemic, AMA WA president Andrew Miller said today, after weeks of passionately advocating tightening restrictions.
» Zelira shares soar on marijuana trial
07/04/20 13:23 from WA Business News - Latest News
Zelira Therapeutics shares have surged more than 25 per cent after a clinical trial showed its medical marijuana drug candidate successfully treated chronic insomnia.
» Rate kept at 0.25%, yield goal reaffirmed
07/04/20 13:11 from WA Business News - Latest News
The Reserve Bank of Australia has left the cash rate at 0.25 per cent and reaffirmed a 25 basis-point yield target on three-year Australian government bonds.