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WA Leads The Charge In Battery Minerals

How do decarbonisation, electric vehicles, energy storage systems, and smart devices benefit Western Australia? They all involve modern li-ion battery production using minerals sourced in the state.

Electrifying the transport network

The electrification of our transport network — a future where electric vehicles (EVs) abound — will be central to a looming shift in how we move around our cities and regions, and how we manage the he

Energy choices and health: a fine balance

Fortunately in our country we can be fairly confident that considerations about our energy future factor in direct environmental impacts but should we be going further and considering a wider climate

The future of energy

Western Australia has a critical role to play in driving the world’s energy future.

Seven ways WA stays top in traditional fuels

Our list of seven reasons why WA will continue to be at the forefront of development of traditional fuels.

From gas to lithium, WA powering the world

The state is developing from a gas exporter to produce a range of energy commodities and technological innovations, with energy exports to potentially hit $50 billion in a decade.

Electric time for energy hopefuls

Free to read: From resources projects to rooftops, the technological revolution under way in energy will have a lasting impact on Western Australia.

Hydrogen fires burning passion for innovation

Hydrogen is the most abundant element and WA could play a role in making the gas a big part of the world’s energy supply.

Spearheading move to power off grid

The battery minerals boom may have captured the public’s imagination, but WA is also at the vanguard of applying batteries and other technologies at the consumer level.

Outward looking, export focused

Over the years, WA business has finessed its offering, from commodities to services, the arts and sophisticated technologies.

Science world focused on WA as telescopes scan the universe

Free to read: The Square Kilometre Array will provide a boost for science in WA, but there was a point nearly a decade ago where the project could have been lost to the state.

WA’s seven wonders of the resources world

Free to read: Western Australia has been home to mining for centuries, evolving from ochre pits excavated by Aboriginal peoples for rituals, art and ceremonies, to a high-tech industry that can economically supply enormous quantities of resources worldwide. Global leadership in innovation and technology adoption has supported this growth. Here are seven of the best local examples.

Global vision delivers local prosperity

Free to read: Easier movement of goods, capital and people driven by improved technology and economic reform have helped an isolated region become one of the wealthiest in the world. We’ve collated highlights of how WA connects into the global marketplace.

Welcome to Great for the State

As editor of Business News, I’m delighted to introduce a new feature that highlights the best of Western Australia. Great for the State is a 12-page lift-out that will be published each month over the course of 2019.

Entrepreneurs pave global pathways for tech

Free to read: As WA’s tech sector continues to develop, Business News spoke to some of the people helping Perth’s entrepreneurs score wins in global markets.

UWA 2030: a blueprint for leadership

Over the coming months The University of Western Australia will launch its new vision, UWA 2030.

Shaping our AV future

Disruption to traditional forms of travel means we all need to change our current way of thinking and develop a well-defined roadmap for a safe transition into our driverless future.

Our global outlook

Look no further than medical research for a successful model on global partnering.

More than just iron ore

It is well-known that Western Australia’s economic success is based on mining, but other industries like agribusiness, tourism, and education are stepping up.