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Regions pursue range of diverse opportunities

ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL: Regional Western Australians are diversifying their local economies in any number of creative ways, from film making to building the world’s largest radio telescope. This article is part of a special series to mark Business News' 25-year anniversary.

HBF wins naming rights to nib Stadium

Three major sporting facilities in Perth will bear the name of health insurer HBF after the organisation signed a deal for the naming rights to nib Stadium.

WA has the biggest homes in Australia

Newly built homes in Western Australia are the largest in the country, with new houses averaging 235.3 square metres and new apartments increasing in size by 8.7 per cent.

Vimy Resources announces major restructure

Uranium explorer Vimy Resources has announced a major restructuring, including the resignation of three directors, further cost-cutting and a focus on its base metals project.

Gary Martin named as one of LinkedIn’s top voices

Australia Institute of Management WA chief executive Gary Martin was the only Western Australian to be named in LinkedIn’s inaugural list of top influential opinion makers.

Broome tour company wins top tourism award

Kimberley Wild Expeditions, a member of the Indigenous Champions Program, won the tourism industry’s highest prize over the weekend, just days after the Tourism Council WA called on the state government to maintain funding for Aboriginal tourism.

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Tsvetnenko refused bail

Tech millionaire Eugeni “Zhenya” Tsvetnenko was denied bail this morning at the Perth Magistrates Court after being arrested on fraud charges in the United States.

Feds, WA at odds over infrastructure

Infrastructure Australia has identified 16 priority projects for Western Australia, highlighting several major differences with the state government’s priorities, including the Morley-Ellenbrook line.

Airbnb goes head-to-head with critics

More than a third of visitors to Western Australia who used Airbnb said they would never have had a holiday if it wasn’t for the online home-share platform, the company asserted today, as it fought back against criticism by Tourism Council WA and the Australian Hotels Association.

Court takes hard line on workplace safety

The Supreme Court has this week dismissed two separate appeals, by manufacturer Best Bar Reinforcements and a Harvey Norman franchisee, finding both companies were liable for workplace incidents.

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Tourism Council calls for Airbnb regulation

Western Australia’s peak tourism body has called for greater restrictions on short-stay accommodation providers claiming residential properties on Airbnb do not increase visitation to the state.

Airbnb goes head-to-head with critics

More than a third of visitors to Western Australia who used Airbnb said they would never have had a holiday if it wasn’t for the online home-share platform, the company asserted today, as it fought back against criticism by Tourism Council WA and the Australian Hotels Association.

HBF wins naming rights to nib Stadium

Three major sporting facilities in Perth will bear the name of health insurer HBF after the organisation signed a deal for the naming rights to nib Stadium.

Langoulant to chair Infrastructure WA

Business groups have welcomed a bill introduced by the state government today to establish the advisory body Infrastructure WA.