Curtin University of Technology came forward as one of the best employer brands in this year's WA Business News Branding Survey, featuring along the large corporate firms and perennial performers Wesfarmers, BankWest, Woodside and RAC.
While indigenous artworks represent a small, but growing, part of the overall Australian art scene, an international tour planned for works by a group of Western Australian artists further cements the strong demand from overseas galleries and investors.
Taking over one of Perth's most popular eateries in the middle of the economic boom is among the biggest challenges Albasio La Pegna, the man who brought Funtastico to Subiaco, can recall during his 25-year career.
Ask the average punter in Perth where to find good coffee, quality wine, fine dining and boutique designer outlets, all in a street with a heritage feel, and they'll probably tell you to try a different state.
The recent surge of residential activity in the city's foreshore precinct to the east of the Supreme Court Gardens stands in stark contrast to the lack of any significant growth in the number of businesses servicing the area.
Food critics the world over know that the quality and the source of the products on the plate of a fine dining restaurant are just as important as the skills of the person who cooked it, or the environment in which it is served.