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WA Maritime Museum wins Freo award

The WA Maritime Museum, The Raw Kitchen, and small bar Percy Flint were among the winners at the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce's annual awards night this past Friday, in a competition described by judges as one of the most tightly fought in years.

Freo.Social brews festival feel

New Fremantle venue Freo.Social is drawing on the founders’ experience with music festivals and outdoor cinema.

Regional pharmacist takes top award at 40under40

Kimberley Pharmacy Services director and remote area pharmacist Hannah Mann has received the highest honour at this year’s Business News 40under40 Awards, being named First Amongst Equals in a diverse pool of young business and community leaders.

Trade war a $2.5bn threat

A worsening of the trade war between the US and China could nearly halve Western Australian growth next financial year, according to Treasurer Ben Wyatt, but he believes a worst-case scenario will be avoided.

Business News marks 25 years at cutting edge

The media is like any other business, where adapting to consumer needs is the only way to survive.

Business leaders reflect on 25 years

Kate Lamont and Fiona Wood laid out ambitious plans when they joined other business leaders, including John Rothwell and Tony Joyner, speaking at BN’s 25-year anniversary lunch.

Scott embraces disruption at Wesfarmers

Disruption, a demerger and divestments are shaping Wesfarmers’ long-term approach to growth, managing director Rob Scott told last week’s Success & Leadership breakfast.

Suzuki drives Cisco from the bottom up

Global technology company Cisco is changing the way it operates in Asia and is positive about opportunities in Australia, its regional president told a Business News breakfast today.

Julie Bishop on leadership, women and her future

Former foreign affairs minister Julie Bishop says it’s too early to speculate if she’d run for the Liberal leadership after the next election, but she believes the party needs to do more to recruit women and keep a broad base of talent, speaking at today’s Success & Leadership breakfast.

Bass highlights WA growth opportunities

Mining and technology entrepreneur Charlie Bass has flagged six industries, including medicine, agriculture and the arts, that offer Western Australia the opportunity to forge a more sustainable economy.

Sutherland sees the sunny side

Programmed managing director Chris Sutherland has talked up WA’s economic prospects, while challenging alarmism about artificial intelligence and labour trends at a Success & Leadership breakfast this morning.

Fringe artists owed $200,000

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.

Miner wins gold at 2018 40under40 awards

Saracen Mineral Holdings managing director Raleigh Finlayson has received the top honour at Business News’ 2018 40under40 awards, named First Amongst Equals ahead of a diverse field of Western Australia’s young business and community leaders.

Beer, spirit producers to win from red tape cut

Cutting red tape for wineries, breweries and distilleries, and changes to procurement laws to favour local businesses were two measures to support economic recovery highlighted by Premier Mark McGowan at a Business News Success & Leadership breakfast this morning.

Entrepreneurialism needed within an evolving system

Funding is the biggest issue within the healthcare sector and is the one thing that keeps burns surgeon Fiona Wood awake at night, attendees at a Business News Success & Leadership breakfast heard this morning.

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.

Top chefs gather for foodie fest

Farmers, cooks, producers and consumers will join one of Australia’s top chefs Ben Shewry this Sunday for a series of workshops, panel discussions and talks as part of Perth’s inaugural Food and Drink Symposium. 

Festival honours Fremantle’s past

Visitors to Fremantle will take a step back in time as the city kicks off its annual heritage festival today. 

Opportunity to leverage local games talent

The contribution made by women to WA’s games industry was on show at a high-profile event in Sydney last week. 

40under40 2016 Category Winners

This article profiles five 40under40 winners who also won awards as the best in their respective categories.

40under40 2016 winners - non finalists

Daniel Ashton Gravity Group – Boost Mobeel Perth Owner, director DANIEL Ashton says he has always been entrepreneurial.

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