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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. 

$8m needed for legal aid

Western Australia's peak association for lawyers has called on the state's political parties to commit at least an additional $8 million to legal assistance services ahead of the March 11 election.

RFDS lands Walsh as new chair

The Royal Flying Doctor Service WA has today announced former Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh as the successor of chair Neville Bassett. 

Charities cement corporate connections

Tight economic conditions have led the volunteering sector to adapt its practices as demand for services continues to grow.

Leaders lend voice to The Big Issue

Prominent Western Australian business and government leaders, including Nev Power and Dale Alcock, will hit the streets this week to sell The Big Issue magazine as part of the not-for-profit organisation's annual awareness campaign.

Lifeline profits from Garreffa’s life story

High-profile butcher and philanthropist Vince Garreffa will launch a new book next week, as part of his ongoing commitment to raise funds for suicide prevention charity Lifeline. 

Hall & Prior proceeds with $67m development

Hall & Prior Health and Aged Care Group has today announced plans to proceed with a $67 million aged care facility in High Wycombe, due for completion in the second half of 2019.

Kira appoints new chief

Local disability services provider Kira has appointed not-for-profit executive Vik Jeyakumar to lead the organisation as its new chief executive from February 6. 

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