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CEO Ian Booth to leave Screenwest

Screenwest today announced that, after 10 years as chief executive, Ian Booth will leave the organisation at the end of the year.

Northern Minerals to set up indigenous work program

Northern Minerals has received backing from the federal government for an $8.1 million Aboriginal training-to-work program at its Browns Range project in the Kimberley.

Screenwest becomes an NFP

The state’s peak body for screen funding and development, Screenwest, has today formalised its transition from a government agency to an independent not-for-profit organisation.

WA businessman dies after accident

Western Australian businessman Roger Hussey has been remembered by his colleagues as an intelligent and energetic contributor to the local community, following his death yesterday.

WA businesses to sweat it out for Starlight

Azure Capital, KPMG and Bis Industries are among the local businesses that have signed on for a series of outdoor events later this month for Starlight Children Foundation’s 2017 Great Adventure Ch

AICD launches scholarships for WA’s NFP sector

The Australian Institute of Company Directors is inviting Western Australia’s directors and executives of small not-for-profit organisations to apply for a place in its new NFP Scholarship program. 

Felstead's $1m homeless pledge

Barry Felstead has set his sights on raising $1 million for the Vinnies CEO Sleepout. 

Chequered past motivation for new career

Perth entrepreneur Paris Mitchell has packaged his past experiences with addiction and substance abuse into a series of educational presentations and workshops for schools, not-for-profit agencies and corporates.

Institute sounds out sales potential

A $4 million international grant will help the Ear Science Institute Australia get a new product to market.

RFDS opens new facility

The Royal Flying Doctor Service officially opened its new aviation and engineering facility this morning, which was funded by a $3.9 million Lotterywest grant and donations from Western Australians.

Diabetes Research WA names new board members

Diabetes Research WA has appointed two-high profile resources industry executives to its board. 

CEO lunch with Susan Rooney

Outgoing Cancer Council CEO, and new St Vincent de Paul Society CEO, Susan Rooney, joined Business News for lunch at Julio's

Scitech CEO to retire

Alan Brien will retire as chief executive of Scitech after 17 years in the role.

NFP seeks local support for care kits campaign

Not-for-profit organisation People Who Care is calling on the community and local businesses to pledge funds or donate items for kits to help those fleeing domestic violence. 

Vinnies appoints new CEO

Susan Rooney will join the St Vincent de Paul Society WA in May as the organisation’s new chief executive, having spent the past 15 years leading the Cancer Council WA.

Cancer Council welcomes new CEO

Ashley Reid has been appointed as the new chief executive of Cancer Council WA, replacing Susan Rooney who is stepping down in April, having led the organisation since 2002.

Targeting 20 jobs in 20 days

The Autism Association of WA is part way through its campaign to secure 20 positions for jobseekers with autism, and is calling for more prospective employers to get involved.

Mark Pownall with Grahame Marshall podcast

Royal Flying Doctor Service WA CEO Grahame Marshall talks to Business News head of content Mark Pownall about his career shift to head a not for profit six years ago and what he has learned on that journey, with an organisation that reaches every corner of our vast state.

Cedar named 40under40 First Amongst Equals

Gumala Aboriginal Corporation executive officer Jahna Cedar has been named the 2017 Business News 40under40 First Amongst Equals, taking the top honour ahead an impressive field of Western Australia’s young business and community leaders. 

Abilities bring business benefits

A lack of employer awareness and experience in terms of hiring people with a disability has led to misperceptions about what they can offer. 

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