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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.

Perth homes win Greensmart awards

Two properties in WA have received HIA Greensmart awards, recognising the best in environmentally responsible housing.

Passing on the magic of puppetry

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre’s broad community appeal is clear as it heads towards its 40th year in the business, with former artists and audience members regularly returning to its shows.

Earbus gets the message out

The Earbus Foundation of WA has been recognised for its charity work and business structure.

Ban on Perth financial adviser overturned

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal has today set aside a decision by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to ban Robert Hutchison from providing financial services.

Startups complete Plus Eight

The six-month Plus Eight accelerator program reached its 2018 culmination last night, as seven startups pitched their growth and expansion plans to a sold-out audience.

Holmes a Court to chair AGWA

The state government has announced Janet Holmes a Court will replace Sam Walsh as chair of the Art Gallery of WA, amidst uncertainty around the future of chief executive Stefano Carboni.

In a galaxy far, far away

A recent world first by WA researchers provides a glimpse of what to expect when the Square Kilometre Array is operational.

Kooya, Thuroona win FMG contracts

Fortescue Metals Group has awarded contracts valued at over $6 million to two Western Australian Aboriginal businesses.Aboriginal-Noongar owned business Kooya Australia Fleet Solutions has been awarde

Lamont in for Langoulant at Committee for Perth

John Langoulant will retire as chair of advocacy group Committee for Perth in November, to be replaced by businesswoman Kate Lamont.

McKenna resigns from Screenwest

Seph McKenna has unexpectedly resigned as chief executive of Screenwest, only nine months into his five-year term.

Private operators to run camp schools

The state government has announced that Fairbridge WA will take over operation of six camp schools across the state, while parent group Family Support WA will manage Landsdale Farm in Perth's northern suburbs.

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.

Former surfing boss to lead Tourism WA

Former Association of Surfing Professionals chief executive Brodie Carr has been appointed as Tourism WA’s new managing director.

Southern Plus, Hall & Prior unveil aged care facilities

A wave of investment in the WA aged care sector has continued, with Southern Plus opening a luxury care facility in the same week as Hall & Prior announced it would proceed with a $60 million redevelopment.

Unlocking stranded gold

Smaller gold miners are among the potential beneficiaries of a new technique for gold extraction being developed in WA.

Curthoys to sit on Supreme Court

Chief Justice Peter Quinlan has today announced the full-time appointment of Justice Jeremy Curthoys to the Supreme Court.

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.

New chair for Museum Foundation

The Foundation for the WA Museum has appointed two new members to the board, with Nev Power set to become its chair.

Collision between art and biology

Ionat Zurr and Oron Catts’ upcoming exhibition Biomess is literally living proof of the creative opportunities available when the state’s cultural institutions relax their usual aversion to risk.

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.

Sustainable, collaborative giving

The growth of giving circles such as 100 Women and Impact100 WA is demonstrating that the model is a sustainable pathway for philanthropy.

Funding for WA not for profits

Anglicare and UnitingCare West are among eight not-for-profit groups to have secured financial backing from Community Sector Banking, which has distributed $300,000 through its 2018 national grants pool.

RAC announces new CEO

The Royal Automobile Club of WA today announced that current group chief executive Terry Agnew will step down in March 2019 after 20 years in the role.

SwanCare invests to meet demand

Retirement living and aged care provider SwanCare has developed facilities and services to adapt to a growing industry.

WA real estate celebrated

Michelle Kerr, Daniel Gonzalez and Jay Standley were among the winners at the real estate industry awards held over the weekend.

Curtin Uni appoints new chancellor

CBH Group's former chief executive Andrew Crane has been appointed chancellor of Curtin University.

Demolition confirmed for Subiaco grandstands

The state government today confirmed a program of demolition and land preparation works worth $33 million for the decommissioned Subiaco Oval.

Brown to lead industry department

The state government has selected Department of Health executive Rebecca Brown as the new director general of its industry and tourism mega department – making her the third woman picked this year to head a major government agency.

Art alive in Activated walk

As the latest step in its goal to create community connection in Perth, not-for-profit group Activate Perth has launched an Activated ArtWalk to celebrate the opening of the Matagarup Bridge at Optus stadium.

Wesfarmers and CSL top corporate philanthropy

Australia’s most generous corporate donors have been named in the inaugural GivingLarge report, with Wesfarmers and CSL receiving top billing.

Reef a research, fishing haven

A new artificial reef sunk in the Exmouth Gulf this week is expected to add significant value to marine research and recreational fishing opportunities in the waterway.

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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.

RAC announces new CEO

The Royal Automobile Club of WA today announced that current group chief executive Terry Agnew will step down in March 2019 after 20 years in the role.

Regional restaurants beat Perth in Food Guide

Regional restaurants have received the top accolades in Western Australia, as the national Good Food Guide released its 2019 edition.

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.

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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.