After 11 years at its helm, Silver Chain chief executive Christopher McGowan will depart the community care organisation and return to his home in South Australia, taking up the role of SA Health chief executive in May.
The costliest and most wasteful parts of the healthcare system are often the most frustrating for customers, according to Sustainable Healthcare Review chair Robyn Kruk, so they should be the top targets for future reform.
Health Minister Roger Cook says Western Australia is missing out on $1 billion in health funding, and is calling on the federal government to increase the state’s share to reflect its unique challenge of isolation.
SPECIAL REPORT: The state government’s plan to remove the payroll tax exemption for employees undertaking training has secured the support of the Greens and The Nationals WA, despite strong opposition from the Liberals and the state's leading business lobby group.
St John of God Health Care has announced state governor Kerry Sanderson as its new chair, while former Western Australian politician Jim McGinty has been appointed as chairman of not-for-profit community service provider Communicare.
PlayBiz is a school readiness resource that provides parents with a toolbox of video and written content of developmental theory, practical strategies and a library of activities to develop a child’s crucial foundation skills for school readiness.
Global education services provider Navitas has grown its university partnership student enrolments by 6 per cent for the 2018 financial year, while enrolments in its migrant English program have dropped.
Rio Tinto has co-hosted 21 of the state’s major companies at Scitech to announce further details on its partnership with South Metropolitan Tafe, with high-tech courses in automation expected to be rolled out in 2019.
New accommodation designed for the brightest minds within and entering the state has been built on the river bank outside the University of Western Australia thanks to a $27.5 million donation from Andrew and Nicola Forrest.
A three-way partnership between the state government, Minderoo Foundation and Telethon Kids Institute will invest $49.3 million into a 10-year early childhood project aimed at improving outcomes for children up to four years old.