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Tori Wilson

Tori Wilson covers community, arts and science at Business News and is the most recent addition to the team. Tori joined the teamed after a brief stint as a regular freelancer for Premium Publishers in Northbridge. She completed a double degree at Curtin University in 2017, majoring in marketing and professional writing and publishing.

Perth Stadium on track for goals

Perth Stadium chief executive Mike McKenna expects to attract a crowd of 50,000 for its first football game, featuring the AFLW Fremantle Dockers, he told a Business News Success & Leadership breakfast this morning.

Cheeky Monkey on board Singapore Airlines flights

Margaret River's Cheeky Monkey Brewery Co is celebrating today with news Singapore Airlines will offer its locally brewed craft beer on business class flights between Perth and Singapore.

Freo AFLW team scores Perth Stadium spot

The Fremantle Dockers women’s team will play the first football game of any code at Perth Stadium next year in what is tipped to be the biggest standalone women’s sport event held in Australia.

Howard Park Wines sparkles in world championship win

Howard Park Wines recently flaunted its fizz at the Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships held in London, with its Jeté label winning the award for ‘best Australian sparkling wine’.

Macro outcomes from microscopes

A collaborative project involving Japanese optical instrumentation company Nikon and the University of Western Australia has the potential to drive a new era of scientific research nationwide.

Plastic bag ban gets green light

The state government has announced that lightweight, single-use shopping bags will be banned from July 1 next year, bringing Western Australia into line with most other states.

Artist in residence with Hugh Brown

Documentary photographer Hugh Brown first picked up a camera in 1998 when he fell in love with Western Australia’s red-earthed Kimberley, and the journey that started nearly two decades ago shows no sign of ending.

Wellness program targets Fifo isolation

SPECIAL REPORT: The effects of a Fifo lifestyle on the workforce have prompted changes in workplace practices among some of the major resources sector players.

Workplace wellness and culture a virtuous circle

SPECIAL REPORT: Businesses in WA are working towards workplace culture and leadership styles that drive employee wellbeing and productivity.

Navitas establishes Swansea JV

Perth-based education provider Navitas has entered into a 50:50 joint venture with Swansea University to replace its existing royalty-based pathway program with the Welsh university.

Ray of hope for Freo homeless support

St Patrick’s Community Support Centre has been feeding Fremantle’s homeless for more than 40 years, but in tough economic times it’s hoping solar energy provider Solar Luna will cut utility costs in a bit to keep its doors open.

Survey finds workplace gender pay issues persist

More than a third of business women believe they’re underpaid, according to a report published today by Business Women Australia and CoreData Group, yet nearly one in five of those surveyed has never asked for a pay rise.

Solid report card for ‘50 Lives 50 Homes’ project

A report into an innovative project to provide sustainable housing for the city’s homeless has found significant social and economic benefits across its first 12 months of operation.

Bottom-line savings key for Tough’s asthma funds fight

Samantha Tough has developed a new strategy for the Asthma Foundation WA in light of a 60 per cent cut to federal funding.

Tianqi brings music where it works

Tianqi Lithium’s support for WASO’s Kwinana school music program exemplifies the Chinese company’s growing presence in WA.

Race challenges big pharma mindset

Perth-based Race Oncology has achieved early success in its strategy of commercialising drugs overlooked by big pharmaceutical companies.

Fleetsu tracking for growth

Subiaco-based tech startup Fleetsu is seeking to raise $1 million in venture capital funding to better target multinational customers for its vehicle tracking technology.

Fini advocates more regulation for a better city

Increased regulation and flexible zoning laws were two of the innovative ideas put forward at a conference on Perth’s development.

Rio recommits to Black Swan

Rio Tinto has announced its ongoing support for Black Swan State Theatre Company, committing to a further two years’ funding when the current arrangement ends at the end of 2017.

School hackathon has STEM focus

RIO Tinto and IT company Empired are investing in the next generation of employees by working with St George’s Anglican Grammar School to run its first hackathon.

Artist in residence with Aliesha Mafrici

Emerging printmaker and sculptor Aliesha Mafrici has attracted high-profile attention at home and abroad since undertaking a major in visual arts at Edith Cowan University.

CEO Ian Booth to leave Screenwest

Screenwest today announced that, after 10 years as chief executive, Ian Booth will leave the organisation at the end of the year.

Winners create history to share top science award

Harvey Millar and Christobel Saunders have been jointly named scientist of the year at the Premier’s Science Awards for 2017, winning the approval of a judging panel led by Western Australia’s chief scientist, Peter Klinken.

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Fini advocates more regulation for a better city

Increased regulation and flexible zoning laws were two of the innovative ideas put forward at a conference on Perth’s development.

Workplace wellness and culture a virtuous circle

SPECIAL REPORT: Businesses in WA are working towards workplace culture and leadership styles that drive employee wellbeing and productivity.

Wellness program targets Fifo isolation

SPECIAL REPORT: The effects of a Fifo lifestyle on the workforce have prompted changes in workplace practices among some of the major resources sector players.

Cheeky Monkey on board Singapore Airlines flights

Margaret River's Cheeky Monkey Brewery Co is celebrating today with news Singapore Airlines will offer its locally brewed craft beer on business class flights between Perth and Singapore.

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Wellness program targets Fifo isolation

SPECIAL REPORT: The effects of a Fifo lifestyle on the workforce have prompted changes in workplace practices among some of the major resources sector players.