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.
The City of Stirling has announced its intention to build a $26 million pool at Scarborough Beach, amid the final planning stages of the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority’s revitalisation of the area.
Shares in diversified mining and infrastructure contractor Decmil Group gained up to 9.2 per cent on the ASX today, following its announcement of an on market share buy-back for up to 10 per cent of the company’s shares.
GR Engineering Services executive chairman Joe Ricciardo will step into a non-executive chairmanship role from the beginning of next year, after completing the handover of managerial control to managing director Geoff Jones.
Subiaco-based White Star Resources, which is in the process of acquiring a technology business, will seek shareholder approval to increase its previously announced capital raising to $5 million, to accommodate a new prominent cornerstone investor.
A Western Australian dairy boss who waited three years for the business to turn a profit has discovered the other end of the spectrum, and is now dealing with an operation that has outgrown its facilities.
Western Australian resources companies are increasingly looking to private equity players for funding as an alternative to traditional capital raisings, with more than $300 million in deals just this month.
Perth-based unlisted ATM provider Stargroup is set to be bought out for an undisclosed amount by ASX-listed iCash Payment Systems, after iCash announced today it has signed a memorandum of understanding for the acquisition.
Two Melbourne-based foreign exchange brokerage founders have been named the Ernst & Young 2014 Australian Entrepreneurs of the Year, with Aurora Oil and Gas founder Jonathan Stewart also being named one of six category winners.
Redcliffe-based labour and equipment hire business Global Construction Services has secured $14 million through a placement with a Brookfield Asset Management private equity fund, as part of a strategic partnership.
It's an uncertain time to be running an independent school in Western Australia with management and boards dealing with major reforms to government funding mechanisms, along with the impact of recent grade structures.