Katie McDonald is the property writer for Business News and joined the team in 2016. At the 2017 WA State Media Awards Katie was a finalist for the Best Cadet/New Journalist award and took out the top prize for the Best Culture and Arts Report, which she also won in 2018. At the start of 2020 Katie returned to the Business News team after a stint in copywriting. Katie completed a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Western Australia in 2015 with a double major in marketing and english studies.
Local not-for-profit group Ausum Initiatives has teamed up with Kulbardi, a partly owned and managed Aboriginal office supplies company, to deliver an intensive entrepreneur program for young Aboriginal men and women.
SPECIAL REPORT: More than 5 million jobs in Australia are at risk of digital disruption during the next 20 years, with a range of industries having already exchanged human capital for automated software and machinery.
SPECIAL REPORT: Several high-profile schools have announced plans for restrained fee changes, including some freezes and reductions, in order to stay competitive after several years of weak economic performance in Western Australia.