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.
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.
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.
State government reforms that liberalise the rules governing permanent licensed premises but tighten up on pop-up venues come into effect this weekend, as new data shows 114 licensed premises have opened in Western Australia this year.
The Art Gallery of WA has welcomed an exhibition of works by Sidney Nolan in partnership with the National Gallery of Australia, providing an opportunity to showcase an existing historical collection of art.
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.
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.