Community & Arts

Not for profit: Making the French connection

Leschenault, Vasse and Hamelin are names familiar to many Western Australians.

Not for profit: Boom sets scene for sailing

Corporate entertaining has gone from strength to strength in the wake of the resources boom, as companies devote larger budgets to networking activities and team development.

Not for Profit: Primed for peak performance

Il Divo, Amici Forever and Charlotte Church may be making sweet harmonies on the world stage, but performers trained at a small studio in central Midland are also delighting audiences with their unique operatic style.

Shake-up for employment services

The Federal Government’s latest round of tendering for employment service providers in Western Australia has produced a number of casualties in this extremely competitive market, including one of the largest Work for the Dole organisations in Australia, W

Not for Profit: Fashioning a unique event

With nearly 620 registered charities in Western Australia, what change the public has to spare is keenly sought after.

Not for profit: Offering a Taste of the future

Eight of Perth’s culinary elite are ready to combat the skills shortage affecting their industry by signing up to the Taste program, initiated by Must Wine Bar executive chef Russell Blaikie and to be run in conjunction with the School Apprenticeship Link

Not for profit: Digital TV an access issue

Not-for-profit television station Access 31 has a bit of a perception problem – not regarding its output or programming, but rather on the issue of funding.

Not for Profit: Keeping Bibbulmun on track

Far more than simply encouraging more urban dwellers to ‘go bush’, as was originally intended, the Bibbulmun Track has become so popular it is now regarded as one of the world’s best long-distance walk trails.

Not For Profit: Dieback fight to cost $40m

Salinity may be the environmental threat that’s top-of-mind among many Western Australians, but dieback is quietly carving a swath of destruction through forests and bushland in the South West, seriously affecting the biological diversity of the native ec

Not For Profit: Vital signs good for research

It has been a another year of growth for the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, with the organisation attributing its overall strength to early policies aimed at getting the right people on board.

New artistic director for PIAF

Shelagh Magadza has been appointed as artistic director of the UWA Perth International Arts Festival, replacing Lindy Hume whose final of four festivals ends in March next year.

Not For Profit: Timely warning taken to heart

Western Australian State Library chief executive Margaret Allen is living proof that a heart attack can strike anyone at any time, and that early intervention can minimise the risks of an attack.

Not For Profit: Amana Living opens new era

The Anglican Homes name is being consigned to history as part of a major strategic plan to reshape the age care provider’s image with a focus on the next generation – the baby boomers.

MS Society turns theatrical

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Western Australia has taken a theatrical approach to fundraising through staging a pro-am production of the King and I at The Regal Theatre from October 14 to 23.The

Diabetes Australia WA

Diabetes Australia WA is the State branch of Diabetes Australia.

Locals sign up for work at Job Network

FOURTEEN Western Australian employment services firms have picked up some of the $2.5 billion worth of Job Network business as part of an attempt to improve services to Australia’s unemployed.

Pillars of business get colourful

SIXTEEN pillars in the Woodside building at number one Adelaide Terrace will undergo a sensational transformation under the creative direction of a team from Awesome Arts.