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MG Group wins Railway Square contract

Osborne Park-based MG Group has won a contract to develop the state government's $7 million Railway Square public open space project in Midland.

Scitech shifting to Cultural Centre

Scitech will relocate to the Perth Cultural Centre after almost three decades at its current City West home, a move expected to complement the $428 million new museum complex scheduled to open in 2020. 

Adventurers broaden front line

Perth charity Telethon Adventurers has plans to expand nationally at the end of this year, following the success of recent fundraising and research programs. 

Students take on startup scene

Educators have opened classroom doors to new learning possibilities via a program that connects industry with students in a competition to create their own technology startup.

Man’s best friend in the workplace

Perth photographer Kelly Pilgrim-Byrne is on a mission to uncover Western Australia's most dog-friendly workplaces.  

Award winning soprano returns to Perth

Opera singer and cellist Taryn Fiebig, who once performed for Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace, will perform at a one night fundraising concert later this month at her alma mater Churchlands Senior High School. 

Rio manager wins CEW scholarship

Rio Tinto's Zara Fisher has received a scholarship from Chief Executive Women to attend a prestigious management course in France.

Goods Shed takes on new, creative form

One of Perth's oldest railway station buildings has been revamped as a pit stop of creative exchange.

UnitingCare West mannequins tell story of homeless women

UnitingCare West has made a creative and confronting statement with its 2016 Winter Appeal, which features an eye-catching shop window display in Forrest Chase across the Perth train station overpass.

Museum documentary wins top screen prize

The aquatic mystery of the Kimberley has been brought to the surface in the online interactive documentary Beneath the Waves.

Passion puts observatory in funds frame

Rather than succumb to a black hole of circumstance, the Perth Observatory has taken a proactive approach in ensuring it remains fully operational. 

Initiative plots pathways for Aboriginal women’s leadership

Not-for-profit group Leadership Western Australia chose the recent NAIDOC week celebrations to launch a new program tailored to building the leadership skills of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.

Funding shake-up for aged care

An ageing population and government cuts to funding have driven the aged care sector into unfamiliar territory.

Royal Flying Doctor lands $23.7m grant

The Royal Flying Doctor Service today received $23.7 million from the state government's Royalties for Regions program to help fund additional and replacement aircraft as well as developments at its Broome facilites. 

Anglicare WA opens $3m centre

Anglicare Western Australia chief executive Ian Carter has welcomed the opening of a bright and modern counselling and support centre.

Historic Freo home for DADAA

The City of Fremantle has announced not-for-profit organisation DADAA as the new tenant for Fremantle's historic Old Boys' School. 

National spotlight on Barking Gecko

Western Australian theatre group Barking Gecko has been nominated for two Helpmann Awards for its recent production of Bambert's Book of Lost Stories. 

Tech approach for homeless youth

Vinnies has embraced technology in its latest tactic to engage street youth.

Cable connection to Nyoongar film

More than two decades ago, Barry Cable cycled from Perth to the Melbourne Cricket Ground to toss the coin for the 1993 AFL Grand Final. 

Museum takes the world on tour

One door has closed but others are opening for the WA Museum collections, which are starting to pop up in interesting places across the state. 

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