Sarah Huxley

Malagasy seeks $10m in IPO

West Perth-based nickel, copper and coal exploration company Malagasy Minerals is seeking to raise $10 million ahead of its plans to list on the Australian Securities Exchange on 30 June.

Powertech focuses on core strengths, values

IN just four years, Osborne Parkbased Powertech has become a formidable completions service provider for the oil and gas, power, distribution and mineral resource industries in Australia.

Partners benefit Variety WA

Variety WA has attributed a record fund-raising result last financial year to its constructive engagement with the business community.

Groups unite for Alzheimer’s

Two not-for-profit organisations, The McCusker Foundation for Alzheimer’s Research and Alzheimer’s Australia WA, have teamed up to launch a campaign to assist Alzheimer’s and dementia sufferers.

AbaF support passes $20m

The Australia Business Arts Foundation (AbaF) has passed a significant milestone, with the total amount of private sector support for the arts it has generated and facilitated passing $20 million.

Home auctions bring in funds

Red Cross Western Australia has become one of the few WA not-forprofit organisations to raise funds through a charity auction home, with a new home completed and ready to be auctioned next month in Tapping.

Unemployment hits new low

Australia’s record unemployment rate has added to concern over inflation.The national unemployment rate reached a 33-year low of just under 4 per cent in February.Among the states, Western Australia h

New role for Allphones chair

Perth-based chairman of communications retailer Allphones, Tony Mitchell, has been appointed to a new federal government committee that will assess proposals to build a national broadband network.

Not For Profit: Action plan for aged care

The aged and community services sector in Western Australian has established an taskforce with private sector participants to develop strategies to deal with labour and building issues.

Small museums seek support

The state government addressed a long-running issue early this month when it announced plans to spend $500 million developing a new museum at the East Perth power station site.

NFP: Ethical view benefits

Companies that integrate corporate social responsibility practices into their business operations benefit from a significant reduction in staff turnover, new university research has found.

Not For Profit: RSPCA study to offer insight

A new study of one of the state’s first not-for-profit institutions, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals WA (RSPCA), may provide a valuable link to the past for historians and ideas for creating a successful structure for other not-

Brainytoys signs Golden Books deal

O'Connor based Brainytoys Ltd has united with Classic Media in a deal naming Brainytoys as the master toy licensee for Little Golden Books.

Autodom diversifies into renewables

Perth company Autodom Ltd (formerly ai Ltd) has acquired a 50 per cent shareholding in Micro Wind Turbines Australia Pty Ltd (MWTA), which will be licensed to distribute the SWIFT micro wind turbine nationally.