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Adam aims to change deaf discussion

The WA Deaf Society, an organisation established almost 100 years ago, has welcomed its first deaf chief executive.

Blue sky in SunSmart’s UV meters

Charities fill many business niches in Western Australia, but it is hard to imagine that any before now have been developers, manufacturers, and sellers of sophisticated devices that are a part of the fast-growing internet of things.

SolarisCare, Cancer Support WA in sync

Two Perth-based not for profits have teamed up to combine cancer support services, with SolarisCare and Cancer Support WA announcing their plans to merge. 

Scitech shifting to Cultural Centre

Scitech will relocate to the Perth Cultural Centre after almost three decades at its current City West home, a move expected to complement the $428 million new museum complex scheduled to open in 2020. 

Adventurers broaden front line

Perth charity Telethon Adventurers has plans to expand nationally at the end of this year, following the success of recent fundraising and research programs. 

Goods Shed takes on new, creative form

One of Perth's oldest railway station buildings has been revamped as a pit stop of creative exchange.

Leadership transition’s creative edge

Changes at Amana Living's helm highlight the different circumstances facing each sector of the economy.

Initiative plots pathways for Aboriginal women’s leadership

Not-for-profit group Leadership Western Australia chose the recent NAIDOC week celebrations to launch a new program tailored to building the leadership skills of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.

Funding shake-up for aged care

An ageing population and government cuts to funding have driven the aged care sector into unfamiliar territory.

Royal Flying Doctor lands $23.7m grant

The Royal Flying Doctor Service today received $23.7 million from the state government's Royalties for Regions program to help fund additional and replacement aircraft as well as developments at its Broome facilites. 

Lawyers inject $10k into WA community

An army of lawyers contributed $10,000 to the Western Australia community today through expert training and donations to not-for-profit legal centres. 

Anglicare WA opens $3m centre

Anglicare Western Australia chief executive Ian Carter has welcomed the opening of a bright and modern counselling and support centre.

Historic Freo home for DADAA

The City of Fremantle has announced not-for-profit organisation DADAA as the new tenant for Fremantle's historic Old Boys' School. 

Tech approach for homeless youth

Vinnies has embraced technology in its latest tactic to engage street youth.

Access Housing offers affordable opportunities

SPECIAL REPORT: Access Housing Australia was formed from the merger of three small community housing organisations in 2007, and established under the Corporations Act as a not-for-profit company.

WA CEOs ready to rug up for sleepout

More than 100 of the state's business leaders will bed down at the WACA Ground tomorrow night for the 2016 Vinnies CEO Sleepout, raising awareness and funds for the homeless in Western Australia.

Poynton features among Queen's Birthday honours

Prominent corporate adviser John Poynton, former mining executive Bill Turner, and Supreme Court judge Carmel McLure are among the Western Australian luminaries to receive honours as part of this year's Queen's Birthday awards.

Arts dollars flow to the fringe

After last month's closure of Perth Theatre Company, Business News has delved into the financial reports of arts and culture groups in WA to check on their health.

Gates Foundation awards WA research $US100,000

A professor and his research team focused on antibiotic resistance at the University of Western Australia are the latest recipients of award funding worth $US100,000 ($A138,000) from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Conversation needed on consolidation

The not-for-profit sector and those it assists could benefit if inefficiencies in the system were addressed.

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