Catie started her journalism career at Business News before broadening her experience with a stint as the commercial property editor for The West Australian. During this period she also covered the retail, technology and healthcare sectors, before shifting into the role of fashion editor for two years. Catie then took a break from reporting to have a family, and returned as a regular contributor to Business News in early 2016.
Home ownership and interest rates provide solid point-scoring opportunities for politicians, but the whole narrative is increasingly out of touch with the reality of many working families in Australia.
Not many of the conversations I’ve had about gender really stick in my mind, but I do recall one spirited discussion about women in the workforce with a friend of my father’s, when I was an outspoken 17 year old.
The liquidation of mining services outfit C&G Group Industries has revealed links between the Western Australian operation’s director, Christopher Skelly, and a messy business collapse in Christchurch New Zealand.
The state’s tourism sector is reaping the rewards of a weaker dollar but more needs to be done to secure the full benefits of holiday spending and lower post-boom prices. Click through to see more on our tourism feature.