A Gold Coast firm is set to become the second Queensland company in less than six months to launch a test rocket as the race for space heats up across the nation.
Left-wing activist group GetUp! plans to make 180,000 phone calls in the marginal federal seat of Pearce to try to unseat Attorney-General Christian Porter, who holds it with a slim 3.6 per cent margin, in the group's first major foray into WA politics.
The WA Opposition calls on Alannah MacTiernan to resign amid revelations she had long-standing financial links to a company related to Carnegie Clean Energy, which later won a tender she oversaw.
An ABC investigation reveals WA Government minister Alannah MacTiernan, who oversaw a failed wave energy project, had long-standing financial links to a closely related company stretching back almost a decade.
A $650 million solar thermal power plant planned for Port Augusta will not go ahead after the company behind it failed to secure commercial finance for the project.
WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt says a write-down in expected GST revenue revealed in the Federal Budget will leave a big hole in his forecasts, warning there are "some economic headwinds approaching".
As the merry-go-round of federal leaders making lavish spending promises for WA continued this week, Mark McGowan could barely contain his glee, writes Jacob Kagi.
Port Pirie smelter operator Nyrstar says the local council "had no legal basis" to increase the company's rates and issue a $1.34 million bill.
A meat processor says a "housing crisis" in one of the country's most productive agricultural regions is putting the business at a disadvantage because it cannot hire enough staff to expand.
As Scott Morrison returns to WA this week, the bookies are providing plenty of reasons for him to be nervous about his fortunes in the west — predicting much more red across the electoral map in the traditionally Liberal stronghold.