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Welcome to the Business News 25th Anniversary page. Here you will find articles published during 2018 looking back on the big events and issues of the past quarter century as well as various retrospectives by WA companies. Should you or your organisation be interested in contributing pieces for this category please contact Shannon Pendrey on 9288 2126 or

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Anniversary - 25 Years

Shifting local alliances

SPECIAL REPORT: Business News has been tracking changes among WA’s accounting firms for 25 years, including seminal events like the collapse of Andersen and the break-up of the old PKF practice.

Westport planning continues long port saga

With public consultation on the state government’s Westport project starting this month, we look back at more than 20 years of planning for an outer harbour at Kwinana.

Care and Friendship since 1952

At Braemar, we believe in providing high quality relationship centred aged care, supporting the bonds that exist between our residents, their families and our team.

New Burrup projects aim to defy history

Two groups aspiring to build gas processing projects on the Burrup Peninsula are aiming to fare better than many others have in the environmentally sensitive area.

Crafting the perfect brew

WA’s beer offering today is a world away from the limited choices of just a few decades ago.

Rothwell reflects on Austal journey

John Rothwell remembers some of the most significant deals made in the early days of shipbuilder Austal, in the latest instalment in our series to celebrate Business News' 25th anniversary.

Corrigan’s docks win a bonus for business

Next month will mark 20 years since stevedoring business Patrick dismissed its workforce at the apex of what became one of the most significant, and contentious, industrial relations battles in a generation.

Shift in sentiment on native title

Concerns over the issue of native title were most keenly felt in the nation’s west and north in the late 1990s.

Online trade shifts hours debate

As part of the 25-year Business News anniversary, we take a look at how the retail trade debate has changed.

Anti-smoking advocates still winning

In the first of a series of articles to mark Business News’ 25th Anniversary, we look back at the work of anti-tobacco campaigners.

Business News marks 25 years delivering for its readership

Business News has successfully negotiated the strategic shifts and technology revolutions that have reshaped the publishing industry over the past quarter of a century.