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.
West Perth-based technology company DownUnder GeoSolutions has appointed former WA chief justice Wayne Martin as chair, as it pursues international growth off the back of its high-powered computing facilities.
The founders of Western Australia’s largest e-waste recycling business claim a national waste recycling scheme is not being enforced properly, providing opportunities for non-compliant e-waste recyclers.
Former Boston Consulting Group managing partner Ross Love has been made chair of the Fremantle Ports Authority, with the Mid West and Southern Ports authorities also appointing new chairs earlier this month.
A fire at a Cleanaway-owned waste management facility in Kwinana, operated by its subsidiary Tox Free Solutions, has been contained after emitting dangerous smoke and disrupting access to neighbouring businesses this morning.