Madeleine Stephens joined Business News in January 2019 as a part time journalist while completing her studies and started working full time in October 2019. She covers community, arts, hospitality and tourism for online and print and is also responsible for appointments and the diary sections. Madeleine completed a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in 2019 majoring in journalism and geography and received first class honours for her thesis on food security in Papua New Guinea.
Clean technology company Eden Innovations has announced it is planning to raise $9.8 million through a share placement and rights issue after running down its cash balance to $1.35 million at the end of December.
Former advertising executive Al Taylor has been appointed chief executive of hospitality and brewing business Triple-1-Three, which was set up by former Sunset Events directors David Chitty and James Legge.
Bunbury telco CipherTel has won two more state government grants to provide high-quality broadband access to rural areas not adequately serviced by the National Broadband Network, this time in the Kimberley.
Perth-based Steve Willis has been appointed acting chief executive of Millennium Services Group after his predecessor, Craig Hanley, became the sixth director to leave the national security and cleaning company over the past two months.
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.
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.