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Embattled contractor Brierty has posted a massive full-year net loss of $50.4 million after wearing a big loss on a Main Roads WA contract to upgrade the North West Coastal Highway.

Troubled livestock exporter Wellard has announced management and board changes as it revealed a disappointing unaudited full-year profit of just $14.8 million this morning.

Perth’s CBD office market may take a decade to return to more “normal” vacancy levels of 10 to 15 per cent, according to Colliers International director John Del Dosso.

Telstra could be poised to resolve its long-running Perth CBD office search with sources suggesting it is keen to sign for 2000sqm to 3000sqm in the premium, high-tech Brookfield Place Tower 2.

WA’s Energy Minister is facing a race against the clock to pass laws he claims could cut electricity costs by sending regulation of Western Power to the Eastern States.

It would be a big mistake to draw too many conclusions from last weekend’s Northern Territory wipe-out of the Country Liberal Party in assessing the fate of the alliance government in WA next year.

Perth is officially Australia’s broadband wasteland, with download tests confirming WA’s capital has the nation’s slowest internet speed.

Doctors have warned of a second queue — “internal ramping” — at Perth hospital emergency departments as patients wait longer for treatment.

Perth’s most senior Anglican has conceded he “let down” the Newcastle community more than a decade ago when he failed to act on repeated warnings about paedophile priests.

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