Katie McDonald covers the community and arts, food business and science stories for Business News. Completing a bachelor of commerce at the University of Western Australia in 2015, she majored in marketing and English studies. After a brief stint as a recruitment consultant, Katie is the most recent addition to the Business News editorial team.
Farmers, cooks, producers and consumers will join one of Australia's top chefs Ben Shewry this Sunday for a series of workshops, panel discussions and talks as part of Perth's inaugural Food and Drink Symposium.
A wind chime made from old cutlery, marbles and fishing line was the first of many creations for Carly Lynch, a local artist featuring in the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts' 2017 Hatched: National Graduate Show.
Gindalbie Metals has become the first company to announce plans for the use of a new mineral processing technology developed by Curtin University, with initial focus on its Mount Gunson copper-cobalt project in South Australia.
The state's premier screen industry event, the WA Screen Awards, has been postponed this year due to the uncertainty of future funding arrangements surrounding its organiser, the Film & Television Institute WA.
From staging performances in his backyard as a young child to working with Perth's top talent in numerous Black Swan State Theatre Company productions, freelance 'theatre maker' and 2017 40under40 winner Adam Mitchell has built a successful career in the arts.
Gumala Aboriginal Corporation executive officer Jahna Cedar has been named the 2017 Business News 40under40 First Amongst Equals, taking the top honour ahead an impressive field of Western Australia's young business and community leaders.
The Royal Flying Doctor Service today received $23.7 million from the state government's Royalties for Regions program to help fund additional and replacement aircraft as well as developments at its Broome facilites.