The Western Australian government has backflipped on a decision to scrap regional educational provider School of the Air along with the Gifted and Talented and Follow the Dream programs after a widespread community backlash.
Indonesian businessman Eddy Sariaatmadja has donated specialist medical equipment that is expected to form the cornerstone of an emerging clinical innovation, skills and training hub being planned by Perth business executive Michael Henderson.
The state government has announced a series of changes to the education sector, including cuts to gifted and talented programs, an increase in fees for swimming lessons, and the closure of rural residential college accommodation.
Nedlands-based Linear Clinical Research has won the national Business Services Award at the Australian Export Awards this week, with the judges noting its impressive growth in US projects and ability to leverages advantages in the domestic market to underpin its export success.
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.
Proceeds raised during last weekend's Mining Emergency Response Competition Mining Emergency Response Competition in Perth have gone towards an emergency responder wellness app developed by support services provider Holyoake.
Chevron and the University of Western Australia have been recognised for their partnership by the Business Higher Education Round Table (BHERT), having been awarded the 2017 BHERT Outstanding Collaboration in Research and Development Award by the national body.
The husband and a son of renowned burns surgeon Fiona Wood, Tony and Tom Kierath, are seeking to crowdfund $100,000 by mid-December to bring their swallowable weight-loss device, IG Balloon, to market.