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Roxanne Taylor

Maher’s in a club of his own

The number of small, late-night bars is growing, but veteran nightclub owner Bob Maher remembers a time when there was only one.

Push to ease business blues

FEDERAL Small Business Minister Nick Sherry is asking small business operators to respond to an options paper to identify gaps in the way small businesses resolve disputes with other businesses.

Budget gives nod to big city, land projects

Construction and land development in Western Australia were granted a few green lights in the state budget handed down by the Barnett government last week, as plans to expand the city create a likely list of tenders up for grabs.

Sophisticated strategies suit the games we play

THE on-field (and off-field) dramas of the high-profile football codes may dominate the mainstream media’s attention, but there continues to be community and business support for mass-participation sports such as netball, surfing and tennis.

‘Break a leg’ wish ironic for Helix

DARYL Brandwood suffered a hip dislocation as a toddler and broke his leg as a child, but went on to become one of Australia’s most acclaimed dancers.

Good story to spin on diabetes

TEAMS from a range of Perth businesses will don the lycra and sweat bands to compete in the Spin to Cure Diabetes competition this Friday to raise money for juvenile type 1 diabetes research.

Hunter Hall wins Kresta battle

Kresta Holdings chairman Peter Hatfull and major shareholder and former chairman Ian Trahar have lost their battle to retain control of the Malaga-based window furnishing company.

It’s official: women could do better in WA

ONLY three Western Australian businesses have been named an ‘employer of choice for women’ among a list of 98 organisations considered to promote gender equality and provide equal opportunities for women in the workplace.

Pioneering biotech work

Simon Carroll has dedicated his career to driving technological change in the biotech sector.

Service access key for MercyCare

RECENTLY appointed MercyCare CEO Chris Hall is in the process of developing a new strategic plan to better integrate the wide variety of services the community organisation provides.