Carrie comes from a finance industry background and joined Business News as a journalist in 2014. She currently covers the community & arts, not-for-profit, tourism and education portfolios for Business News. She graduated with a journalism and public relations degree from Curtin University in 2012.
Independent schools across the state are benefiting from the experience some of Perth’s most prominent business leaders have brought to their boards, providing greater diversity and structure to the decision-making process.
Perth Stadium could deliver more than $291 million and 1,300 jobs each year to the Western Australian economy, however it will need to start bidding for major events now and market the stadium’s potential ready for its 2018 opening.
Rio Tinto Iron Ore chief executive Andrew Harding hit the streets this morning in a fluoro vest and holding an armful of copies of The Big Issue, joining a regular vendor to sell the magazine on St Georges Terrace as part of a week-long national event.
The state government’s strategy to double the value of the tourism industry to $12 billion by 2020 is on track (at $8.3 billion), however, the peak industry body is calling on a higher investment in marketing.