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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.

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.

Property slump playing role in retirement plans

SPECIAL REPORT: WA is not matching the national rate for retirement apartment and home builds.

Fear, loathing and hope for commission

SPECIAL REPORT: The upcoming aged care royal commission will shine a spotlight on the industry, and while some are hopeful of a positive outcome, others are concerned.

Aegis, Juniper lead aged care growth

SPECIAL REPORT: WA is continuing to boast a strong aged care development pipeline, and the completion of multiple major developments has meant an increase in bed numbers for some providers.

Appointments at Jones Day, Mainsheet

Advisory firm Mainsheet Capital has recruited Gerard Moody as a director, while global law firm Jones Day has a new managing partner in its Perth office.

Murdoch team heads tick bite disease link

Researchers from Murdoch University have been granted $1.9 million, as they aim to demystify tick-related diseases in Australia.

Screenwest moves on from drama

Screenwest’s new CEO anticipates a strong project pipeline will allow the organisation to move past a period of instability.

$3.4m for refugee support

Communicare, Save the Children and Centrecare have joined forces to deliver a new federal program for migrants and refugees to Western Australia called Settle In.

Female CEO for WA Treasury Corp

The state government's trend of appointing female leaders to run key agencies has continued, with Kaylene Gulich appointed chief executive of the Western Australian Treasury Corporation today.

Kalaf joins Festival board

Former Youth Focus chief executive Fiona Kalaf has been appointed to the board of arts organisation Perth Festival.

Summer Nights heat up the Blue Room

As business winds down ahead of the Christmas break, The Blue Room Theatre is ramping up its offering with the release of its Summer Nights campaign for Fringe World Festival 2019.

Westerman delivers on indigenous health

WA’s 2018 Australian of the Year, and former 40under40 winner, Tracy Westerman is not slowing down in her push to improve mental health in remote indigenous communities.

Proteomics kit fit for market

It has taken over 15 years, but Perth-based medical technology company Proteomics International is now launching a commercial product targeted at the US.

Canning’s growth legacy

SPECIAL REPORT: As he takes his final bow next year, Marcus Canning will leave a legacy of major change to the artistic and cultural vibrancy of Perth.

$100,000 fine for car dealer

Luxury car dealership Luxuride and its director have been fined a total of $100,000 by the Perth Magistrates Court for breaking laws designed to protect consumers.

OncoRes Medical wins with London pitch

A Nedlands-based tech startup that is aiming to raise $15 million next year has been chosen as joint winner in global finals for international startup competition Pitch@Palace at St James’s Palace, London.

Martin appointed chair of Perkins, Parkerville

Wayne Martin has been appointed as chair of the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Western Australia’s second largest research institution, as well as not for profit Parkerville Children and Youth Care.

Nulsen, Outcare announce merger

Two Western Australian charities have announced plans to join forces next year, creating a major new player in the sector.

Board ructions at Tempo

One month after resigning as a director, Guido Belgiorno-Nettis has rejoined West Perth-based contractor Tempo Australia as chair, replacing Charlie Bontempo, who resigned two weeks ago.

New leadership for WASO, WAAPA

Two major arts companies have today announced new leadership, with the WA Symphony Orchestra appointing Mark Coughlan as chief executive and the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts naming David Shirley as executive dean.

New DG at Department of Education

Melbourne-based executive Lisa Rodgers has been appointed director general of the Department of Education, making her the fifth woman to be appointed to a director general role in Western Australia this year.

Contemporary music a catch for Freo Arts

Fremantle Arts Centre has developed a diverse range of revenue streams, including contemporary music and arts training courses, to fund local artists.

Report highlights Fifo problems

A state government report released today on Fifo mental health has prompted an immediate response, with the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA and mental health organisation Lifeline WA announcing a new partnership.

Firefly360 boosts accounts, staff

Perth-based digital agency Firefly360 has boosted staff numbers in preparation for an increase in work next year, adding three experienced members to its team.

Seedbank drives mine site rehab

The culmination of a five-year mine site rehabilitation project backed by BHP has created a slew of prospects for researchers and major mining companies.

Rocky Bay expands disability focus

Disability service provider Rocky Bay has navigated its second not-for-profit acquisition, as it makes the move towards extensive infrastructure redevelopment.

Genesis appoints McKeith as chair

Perth-based gold exploration company Genesis Minerals has announced the appointment of mining executive and company director Tommy McKeith as chair.

New Normal for restaurant waste

A small bar in Subiaco is demonstrating the benefits to business of developing more efficient waste management practices.

Medical research creates new market

ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL: Disease management has undergone major advancements since the 1990s, meaning various industries must now cater for healthy older customers. This article is part of a special series to mark Business News' 25-year anniversary.

Shift in ageing services as numbers and demands grow

ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL: Aged-care businesses are adapting to changing market trends that have arisen in the past 25 years, including a booming in-home care sector driven by Australia’s ageing society. This article is part of a special series to mark Business News' 25-year anniversary.

Laugh Resort kicks off at The Shoe

The Laugh Resort Comedy Club will return to regular programming tomorrow night as it presents a sold-out opening show at a purpose-built venue within The Shoe Bar & Café, Yagan Square.

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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.