Tag: sale

PFL certainty essential for Fremantle Port sale, says asset sales head

Posted December 08, 2015 15:47:55 Certainty over the Perth Freight Hyperlink is essential to the sale of the Fremantle Port, the head of the West Australian Government’s asset sales plan says. The Government has committed to constructing Roe 8, the 1st stage of the controversial Perth Freight Link, but Premier Colin Barnett has put stage…


Labor ramps up attack on Baston more than Marketplace City sale

Posted December 03, 2015 22:59:12 Labor has seized on comments from the West Australian Agriculture Minister talking up the advantages of selling the Perth Industry Authority, arguing it shows a substantial failure in how he has managed conflict of interest problems. Minister Ken Baston has been below fire for not publicly acknowledging he had declared…


Baston declares conflict of interest in Marketplace City sale

Updated December 02, 2015 22:22:36 Western Australia’s Agriculture Minister has admitted he has a conflict of interest more than the sale of a major state asset, but insisted he did not hide that fact. The revelation from Ken Baston comes with the Government trying to push through legislation enabling the sale of Canning Vale’s Marketplace…


Tasmanian MPs trade insults more than failed sale of Aurora Power

Updated December 02, 2015 10:47:47 Tasmanian Opposition Leader Bryan Green and Energy Minister Matthew Groom have traded individual insults over the failed sale approach of Aurora Energy. The state-owned business’s performance in its very first year as a standalone electricity retailer under new management is getting examined in government organization scrutiny hearings. The preceding state…


Market place Authority sale could be ‘complicated’ by Upper Home delay

Posted November 30, 2015 19:22:59 WA’s Treasurer has warned the sale of the Perth Marketplace Authority could be hit by “complications” if the essential legislation did not pass Parliament this week. The warning came amid uncertainty more than whether or not the bill would pass the Legislative Council this week, soon after Labor warned it…