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Delia Price

Delia Price primarily covers the Arts, Community and Science sectors at Business News. Delia joined the team after working with startup community Spacecubed, as well as a number of arts organisations in Perth. She completed her bachelor of arts degree at the University of Western Australia in 2017, studying music performance and research.

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Overcoming the isolation of leadership

Anglicare WA’s Kate Chaney boasts an impressively diverse resume, but a recent experience led her to realise a challenge that faces all her peers.

Youth orchestra keen to jazz up its image

In any arts landscape the word ‘youth’ is often used interchangeably with ‘amateur’, but that association is far from the reality emerging at the West Australian Youth Jazz Orchestra.

Deloitte buys Perth-based consulting firm

Deloitte is expanding its Perth change management services, acquiring two new partners and 22 staff from The Terrace Initiative.

Grants target complex health needs

Medical researchers targeting reduced hospital readmissions, off-the-shelf cancer therapy, and 3D bone printing are among those to have benefitted from the Royal Perth Hospital Medical Research Founda

Scitech turns to private sector for new home

The state government has turned to the private sector to find a new home for Scitech, after previous attempts to move the organisation to the Perth Cultural Centre fell through.

Black Swan Prize rebrand honours history

Western Australia’s $50,000 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture has been renamed the Lester Prize, in honour of the award’s leading patron, Dick Lester.

Consistent, clear messaging requires constant change

Major public and investor relations firms in Perth are finding new ways of specialising and adapting to market trends.

Swift Media CEO to leave role

Communications firm Swift Media has announced that chief executive and managing director Xavier Kris will step down in June, following the recent departure of non-executive chairman Carl Clump.

Variety Bash goes the distance

Plugging the funding gap for disadvantaged kids is a key issue for Variety WA chief executive Tony Hume, who has had to make some significant decisions on the future direction of the charity during his six months in the role.

Hopman cut, replaced by men’s ATP Cup

Tennis Australia and Tourism Minister Paul Papalia have today officially confirmed the demise of the Hopman Cup, to be replaced by a men’s ATP Cup from January next year.

Curtin’s French defence connection

Curtin University and a French research institute are sharing expertise across a range of disciplines related to the defence sector.

Freo.Social brews festival feel

New Fremantle venue Freo.Social is drawing on the founders’ experience with music festivals and outdoor cinema.

Alcoa finds cultural fit at Cott

Major sponsor Alcoa has thrown its support behind Cottesloe’s annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition as the event’s financial difficulties again cast doubt on its future.

Taking the symphony into a new world

Asher Fisch has been keenly aware of the need to lift the public profile and reputation of the WA Symphony Orchestra since he became its artistic leader five years ago.

Curtis leads philanthropic shift

40under40: Alicia Curtis credits her years of community involvement as providing the foundations of her passion for philanthropy.

Regional pharmacist takes top award at 40under40

Kimberley Pharmacy Services director and remote area pharmacist Hannah Mann has received the highest honour at this year’s Business News 40under40 Awards, being named First Amongst Equals in a diverse pool of young business and community leaders.

Local focus for dementia care

After a turbulent year shifting from a national partnership, Alzheimer’s WA is leading the charge to help WA communities deal with the growing number of dementia sufferers.

Resistance far from futile with Batley on board

A plant scientist from UWA has won a prestigious award for her research into the canola industry, aimed at slashing rates of crop disease.

Mining executive among Hall of Fame inductees

As International Women’s Day is celebrated globally today, the WA Women’s Hall of Fame has inducted 15 high achievers into its ranks, including mining executive Bronwyn Barnes and Committee for Perth chief executive Marion Fulker.

Delivering the Karijini experience

A Pilbara not for profit is using the Karijini Experience to boost its social enterprise arm, while shunning sponsorship from mining companies.

Critical support needed for women in mining

A national survey released today by the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) has identified major issues in the resources sector, with a majority of female respondents believing the industry is not diverse.

Equality fight a work in progress

Photo Essay: Formally celebrated in Australia for the first time almost a century ago, International Women’s Day remains a significant date on the calendar.

Female managers on the rise, CEOs fall behind

Research released today by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has found a gender pay gap of $162,000 between Australia’s highest paid men and women, but women are progressing into full-time management roles at a faster rate than men.

Takeovers Panel strengthens WA contingent

The federal government has today announced new and renewed appointments to its Takeovers Panel including Perth-based John McGlue, Shirley In’t Veld and Denise McComish.

Ballet seeks to align with business

Regional tours have become a regular fixture on the calendars of Western Australia’s biggest arts companies, but ensuring the programs’ longevity remains a financial challenge for many.

Spectur joins shark trial

Perth-based security and technology company Spectur has announced it will join the state government’s new shark drumline trial, providing nine Shark Warning Systems.

Phenome centre to connect the dots

WA could be at the forefront of disease prevention worldwide when the Perth-based National Phenome Centre is up and running.

$8.8 million regional power rollout

The state government has today announced the rollout of $8.8 million of stand-alone power systems, with Perth-based companies Hybrid Systems and BayWA r.e Solar Systems to lead the first stage of deployment.

Veris awarded $7.9m in contracts

Surveying company Veris has today announced its technology subsidiary Aqura Technologies has been awarded $7.9 million in new contracts.

Discovery launches Rottnest glamping

Rottnest’s first new accommodation in 30 years was officially launched last week, with a $25 million glamping site set to open to the public in March.

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Regional pharmacist takes top award at 40under40

Kimberley Pharmacy Services director and remote area pharmacist Hannah Mann has received the highest honour at this year’s Business News 40under40 Awards, being named First Amongst Equals in a diverse pool of young business and community leaders.

BGC, BDO announce Perth appointments

BGC Contracting has appointed two general managers for its construction division, while Perth accountancy firm BDO has announced two new partners.

Deloitte buys Perth-based consulting firm

Deloitte is expanding its Perth change management services, acquiring two new partners and 22 staff from The Terrace Initiative.

Raffles Hotel noise complaint dismissed

The Supreme Court has thrown out a claim by former mining executive Derek Ammon, who had complained about the impact of noise at the Raffles hotel on his neighbouring apartment.

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WA risks skills shortage

A 7.4 per cent decline in the number of WA trainees and apprentices in-training is leaving the state at risk of a skills shortage.

Moora college to stay open

After eight months of community protest over its education spending cuts, the state government has reversed its decision to close Moora Residential College following an $8.7 million federal grant.

Mixed fortunes for charity events

The Channel 7 Telethon Trust achieved another fundraising record over the weekend, raising $38 million for medical research, but its success has not been shared across the charity sector, with Variety WA’s Carols by Candlelight the latest of several events to be cancelled due to a lack of financial support.

Holmes a Court, Perron at odds over art

Art Gallery of WA chair Janet Holmes a Court has gone head to head with Perron Group over the planned relocation of an artwork in the foyer of the Central Park office tower.