UNCERTAINTY in the Australian international education sector hasn’t stopped provider Navitas from delivering a $32.6 million profit after tax for the half-year to December 31, up 18 per cent on the previous year.
The Group of Eight universities have dominated the first ever national research ranking results released this week, with the University of Western Australia taking out the title of top WA research university.
THE rise of Facebook and the fall of MySpace may be regularly reported on in the traditional news media, but several local sites are quietly making their own news by carving out a niche in the social networking race.
SEASONED retailers in Leederville believe the area’s appeal lies in the independent streak displayed by the stores and entertainment outlets rather than the chain operators that have come to dominate other high street precincts.
The Premier and Prime Minister have put aside their differences to announce the refurbishment of the Frasers complex at Kings Park to provide a retreat for leaders at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
Marine safety equipment provider Mobilarm has achieved further progress in commercialising its submariner locator beacon, with the United States navy agreeing to purchase $300,000 worth of test units and engineering services.
Education provider Navitas has welcomed the federal government's announced review of the student visa program, saying it will be a crucial step forward in revitalising the international education industry.
Newly-appointed State Treasurer Christian Porter today announced a small downward revision in Western Australia's economic growth rate and a large upward revision in the expected budget surplus, but warned WA that the good times would not last forever.