PHOTO ESSAY: Ahead of the start of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Business News photographer Attila Csaszar spent some time with the three Western Australian athletes who will represent the nation as part of the Aussie Stingers women’s water polo team.
The City to Surf has become an iconic WA event over the past 42 years but its status as the state’s largest charity run is under threat from a relatively new event that employs a very different business model.
Outgoing migme chairman Howard Dawson plans to become a director of a Singapore-founded fantasy sports company that is seeking an ASX listing through Nevada Iron, as another Perth company backed out of a tech acquisition because of an ASX ruling.
Perth will host the opening Commonwealth Bank Test in November, with Australia to take on South Africa at the WACA Ground - the first time Perth has had the opening Test of the summer since it hosted Zimbabwe in 2003.
The City of Perth says age-related issues have led to the deterioration of Jacob’s Ladder, with the popular landmark to remain closed until at least late May while work is done to maintain its structural integrity.