Department of Mines officials have been accused of leaving WA’s resources sector ‘unregulated’ in dealing with sex attacks.
Major Oil Search shareholders are reconsidering Santos’ $21bn merger proposal as a surge in liquefied natural gas and oil prices and more favourable prospects in Papua New Guinea test the merits of the deal.
The sharp and sudden plummet in the price of the commodity looks to have claimed its first victim after Perth-based Venture Minerals suspended mining in Tasmania after just one shipment.
Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe says many small businesses are struggling amid ongoing lockdowns, and wages growth is likely to remain slow for some time.
Australia’s superheated resources sector is about to get another listing, with mining services play Norcliffe to lodge documents for an initial public offering within weeks.
A surge in the number of Australians shopping locally has seen the Andrew and Nicola Forrest-owned bootmaker achieve record sales growth as they looks to grow the brand’s retail footprint.