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WASO appoints local artist

WA Symphony Orchestra (WASO) has announced the appointment of Perth soprano Sara Macliver to its board of directors.

Teachers need better incentives: report

A recent Grattan Institute report has proposed a $1.6 billion reform package to make careers in teaching more attractive to students with strong ATAR scores.

Family Business Australia appoints WA chair

Family Business Australia has appointed a new state chairman in the same month it launches its national event, Family Business Day.

Sapien Cyber appoints new chair

Joondalup-based Sapien Cyber, which was recently backed by Woodside Petroleum, has announced four high-profile board appointments as the company looks to move into the US market.

88 Energy to raise $6.75m

Alaska-focused oil and gas explorer 88 Energy, formerly Tangiers Petroleum, has announced it will raise $6.75 million through a share placement to fund operations at its flagship Project Icewine venture.

Perth company starts medicinal cannabis exports

Perth-based Little Green Pharma has become the first Australian company to export a locally grown medicinal cannabis product.

Blackham to raise $7m

Gold miner Blackham Resources has announced its third capital raising for the year, bringing the total to $45 million, following a series of delays in production at its gold mines in the Wiluna region of Western Australia.

Valmec, WestStar boost order books

Perth-based energy services group Valmec says it expects continued revenue and earnings growth after securing $43 million worth of contracts.

Paladin to raise $37m

Uranium company Paladin Energy has announced it will raise $30.2 million through a share placement and a further $7 million from a share purchase plan, with the proceeds to help cover the cost of maintaining its mothballed African mines.

Youth Focus encourages Australia to Sock it to Suicide

Australia Post staff are among those wearing bright, bold socks as part of a Youth Focus suicide awareness campaign launched today.

Brewing up a point of difference

Two new breweries have recently opened in WA with three more on the way

Women CFOs increase as chief executives drop

The number of women in executive leadership positions across Australia’s largest listed companies is slowly increasing according to a new report, with Emeco Holdings, Wesfarmers and South32 the top performers for Western Australia.

Perth startup chasing clicks for funding

Perth company OncoRes Medical is in the midst of an unusual fundraising campaign, the success of which is tied to the number of clicks on one of its videos on social media (click through to see the video).

Millennium revises production target

Millennium Minerals has announced it would update its production guidance in October following recent delays in open pit mining approvals and production at its Nullagine gold project.

Aspire raises $33.5m

Metallurgical coal developer Aspire Mining has announced a strengthened financial position with a $33.5 million proposed investment by its major shareholder along with a strategic board restructure.

Perth in top 20 most liveable cities

Perth has continued to be ranked as one of the world's most liveable cities but sits below Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide because of the poor rating for its culture and environment.

Carbon Group targets more growth after 18 acquisitions

Business services firm Carbon Group has achieved rapid national expansion on the back of multiple acquisitions.

New roles at Probuild

Australian construction company Probuild has announced the appointment of Adam Barker as managing director for its Western Australian operations, while Sam Delmenico will move into a new role interstate.

WAFC announces chairman, claims $220m benefit

The WA Football Commission has announced the appointment of Wayne Martin as its next chairman, while also launching a report that quantifies the impact of the sport.

Perenti shares up after Gresham sale

Shares in mining services company Perenti Global were up more than 6 per cent today after investment bank Gresham Partners announced an agreement to sell its $91.2 million stake.

Perron recruits AHG finance chief

Perth-based Perron Group has bolstered its management team with the recruitment of a dedicated chief financial officer, while also appointing a general manager of governance, taxation and risk in a ne

WA health research receives $34m boost

Researchers at Telethon Kids and Harry Perkins institutes have been awarded more than $18 million in funding for health and medical research from both state and federal governments.

Proponents shortlisted for $146m Metronet project

The state government has shortlisted two proponents to design and build the new Bayswater station, with early construction to commence later in the year.

NRW revenue passes $1bn

Civil and mining contractor NRW Holdings has reported a significant boost in revenue and employees across its major projects in Western Australia.

Crown full-year profit slumps

Crown Resorts’ full-year profit has fallen 4.7 per cent to $368.6 million, with revenue from floor gaming down in Perth and reduced VIP revenue across Australia.

Australian Vanadium raises $3.5m, Volt $1.6m

Australian Vanadium has raised $3.5 million in capital to advance its vanadium project near Meekatharra, while Volt Resources has raised $1.6 million to fund the development of its Bunyu graphite project in Tanzania.

MinRes trumps offer for Cazaly project

Cazaly Resources has received a $20 million offer from Mineral Resources for its Parker Range iron ore project in the Yilgarn region of Western Australia.

LOGOS delivers logistics facilities

International property group LOGOS has announced the development of two state of the art facilities for Fisher & Paykel and Toll Transport at its Hazelmere Logistics Estate in Perth.

Ausdrill adopts new corporate branding

Mining services group Ausdrill has announced the adoption of a new brand and identity, Perenti Global.

Panoramic MD to retire in 2020

Nickel producer Panoramic Resources has announced the forthcoming retirement of its managing director Peter Harold after more than 18 years of service.

Monadelphous Kemerton contract, profit down

Engineering and construction contractor Monadelphous has announced a major contract with lithium producer Albemarle, on the same day the group expressed caution about its outlook following a decline in earnings last financial year.

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Proponents shortlisted for $146m Metronet project

The state government has shortlisted two proponents to design and build the new Bayswater station, with early construction to commence later in the year.

Perth in top 20 most liveable cities

Perth has continued to be ranked as one of the world's most liveable cities but sits below Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide because of the poor rating for its culture and environment.

Brewing up a point of difference

Two new breweries have recently opened in WA with three more on the way

Carbon Group targets more growth after 18 acquisitions

Business services firm Carbon Group has achieved rapid national expansion on the back of multiple acquisitions.