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.
Edith Cowan University is hoping to bolster its presence in defence industry research, with the appointment of former air vice-marshal Andrew Dowse as director of defence research and engagement today.
SPECIAL REPORT: The state government has rejected criticism of the cost and projected savings of its flagship medihotel healthcare policy, after work began on the construction of the first facility earlier this month.
Mining giant Rio Tinto has committed $2 million towards the development of a new curriculum in partnership with Tafe WA, which will focus on jobs around automation and future advancements in technology for the mining industry.
Cost reductions, east coast expansion, and cutting the number of products on offer are all part of HBF chief executive John Van Der Wielen’s strategy to help the not for profit deliver results for members in a tough private health insurance market.