Tori Wilson formerly covered community, arts and science at Business News, along with startups, breweries, health and education. Tori joined the team after a 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. She left Business News in 2018.
Veterans’ recruitment organisation Working Spirits is steadily increasing its profile among the Western Australian businesses community, with 10 former veterans recently finding placements, including with mining services business Macmahon Holdings.
Royal Perth Hospital emergency doctor Michelle Johnston has leveraged her career in medicine to drive the direction of her first novel, establishing her credentials as an emerging author in the process.
A public independent school in Armadale has become the first school in the state to trial a program that partners industry with education to encourage greater adoption of science, technology, engineering and maths subjects (Stem).
A federally operated life sciences hub aimed at commercialising local research opened in Nedlands yesterday, backed by the University of Western Australia, the state government, and Commonwealth entity MTPConnect.
Stan and Jean Perron have announced they will be donating $10 million across 10 years to the Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science, adding to a multitude of reasons Mr Perron was awarded State Shaper by The 500 Club today.
Medical platform HealthEngine and an online analytics system designed to benefit agribusinesses were among the winners at last week’s Western Australian Information Technology and Telecommunications Alliance Incite awards.
A shark-deterrent device designed by Perth-based Ocean Guardian has been added to the state government’s subsidy program following a study that found it reduced the risk of shark interactions by 60 per cent.
Three high-profile business people have resigned from the board of Perth Modern School, just weeks after two other board members did not seek re-election, as the fallout from a governance dispute and a review by KPMG continues.
An independent events company responsible for organising one of Fringe World Festival's major venues has allegedly failed to pay about $200,000 owed to performers as it prepares for voluntary administration.
The state government has announced a series of changes to the education sector, including cuts to gifted and talented programs, an increase in fees for swimming lessons, and the closure of rural residential college accommodation.
Tech innovators, investors and entrepreneurs descended on Perth during the past fortnight for a series of startup events that sparked wide-ranging discussions about how to strengthen the local ecosystem and compete on the world stage.