Tom Zaunmayr has spent the past decade covering news in regional WA where he developed a passion for local and State politics, regional development, small business, Aboriginal affairs, human interest and anything Pilbara related.
Tom spent five years in Karratha during one of the biggest periods of transition for the Pilbara town before moving to Kalgoorlie during COVID to take on a role as deputy editor of WA's only daily regional newspaper.
From there, he moved back above the 26th parallel as Seven West Media's Northern Papers editor based in Broome, and did a stint as editor of the National Indigenous Times.
China’s scrapping of an 80 per cent tariff on Australian barley could prove a catalyst for the lifting of other trade sanctions between the two nations, according to Federal Trade Minister Don Farrell.
WA’s resources sector has been put on notice mandates will be on the cards should the industry fail to crack down on workplace behaviour through guidelines and best practice measures introduced in the wake of a damning FIFO sexual harassment probe.
Former foreign minister Julie Bishop has warned governments are too cumbersome to regulate artificial intelligence and will need to lean on the tech sector to build guardrails around the ‘exciting but challenging’ disruptor.