Shanna worked as a reporter at Business News from early 2012 to late 2014. As a journalist for Business News Shanna covered the community and arts, not-for-profit, health, technology, innovation and hospitality sectors.
Not-for-profit organisations are at risk of failure as they struggle to upskill staff, according to research from the University of Western Australia.
New Energy Corporation has had another win in its proposal to build a $200 million waste-to-energy plant near Port Hedland.
The growing uptake of preventative medicine has prompted Azure Capital co-founder John Poynton to re-enter the healthcare market.
Two Western Australians have been named as among the most influential within the social sector.
Vocus Communications has been successful in its bid to take over Amcom Telecommunications with the pair agreeing to a deal valuing Amcom at $652.7 million.
Amcom Telecommunications and Vocus Communciations have both entered trading halts, indicating a takeover agreement may have been struck.
The Emirates Group will be the first airline to bring the Airbus A380 to Perth on a regular schedule.
Poseidon Nickel has announced plans to restart its recently bought Lake Johnston project at a cost of $8.3 million.
The man credited with pushing the Perth International Arts Festival onto the global stage has died, prompting tributes from the state’s leading arts organisations.
A critical report on the $10m Social Enterprise Fund is being kept under wraps
Perth's maturing startup community will soon have its first resources sector focused technology incubator, offering participants seed funding of $70,000.
Property developer Mirvac Group is aiming to strengthen relationships with Western Australian charities as it works on a cohesive community investment strategy.
Amid all the headlines about the opportunities in China, that nation’s North Asian neighbour is retaining its influence in WA.
Nextgen Group has upped its investment in a telecommunications cable servicing resources companies in Western Australia’s north-west.
The run of mining companies turning to the technology sector is far from over with another reverse takeover in the works.
Weak commodities prices are threatening the positive growth of indigenous business.
Shares in Perth-based biotechnology company Orthocell have risen slightly on the back of it striking a partnership with leading Swedish medical technology company Bonesupport.
Have you ever wondered why certain advertisements appear on certain websites? For example why car hire ads appear as you’re surfing the net having just booked a plane ticket?
Western Australia’s largest indigenous corporation has announced it is cutting jobs and assessing its member benefits structure as a result of weak iron ore prices.
Fledging Perth technology company APE Mobile has struck deals with some of the largest civil engineering contractors and secured Perth business leader Giles Everist to join its board.
The disability services sector is gearing up for a brave new world as new players seek to join the market.
WA's leading charity store chains are becoming more vital to the causes they fund
Telstra has won a contract to build a 500-kilometre subsea telecommunications cable for Chevron in an effort to improve communications across the company’s projects in the state's north-west.
Local government representatives from Perth’s suburban north-west have visited Canberra in an effort to spark federal support for the growth of the region.
Albany-based distiller the Great Southern Distilling Company has been singled out as a world standout whisky producer by renowned critic Jim Murray.
Netball WA is forecasting a rise in revenue as it diversifies into facilities management.
The success of Perth technology company Track’em has attracted plenty of interest from investors, but founder Kashif Saleem says he hasn’t ruled out taking the business public.
Wesfarmers has donated $5 million to the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research to help recruit a leader for what will be the first centre in Western Australia to focus on women’s cancers.
The growth of the cosmetic medicine industry has led two Perth entrepreneurs to expand their businesses in order to tap into more of the nation’s $6 billion annual spend.
A partnership between Wesfarmers and an indigenous art group has generated a new business opportunity.
Wesfarmers has reported direct community investment of $44.6 million for the 2013-14 financial year, with social welfare and health the largest areas of expenditure.
One of Perth’s small bars has been named the best metropolitan bar in Australia, while Crown Metropol Perth has taken the title of best overall accommodation hotel.
More than a decade after leaving Perth, a local entrepreneur has returned west to drum up investment for his latest venture.
East coast engineering and contracting group Seymour Whyte Constructions is to enter the Western Australian market through the $41.2 million acquisition of privately owned business Rob Carr.
Addressing Perth drivers’ notorious inability to merge has emerged as one of Main Roads’ key strategies for reducing congestion.
ConocoPhillips’ Australian head has warned domestic gas reservation policies and anti-industry activism could threaten the development of a viable market in Western Australia.
Lifestyle changes following a disease diagnosis have led a Perth woman to an unexpected business success.
Bunbury’s Giacci family has sold its trucking and bulk haulage business Giacci Group to listed company Qube Logistics for $119 million.
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