Success and Leadership SNAPSHOT with Michelle Fyfe

In the midst of crucial contract negotiations with the state government, St John Ambulance WA chief executive Michelle Fyfe spoke to Business News about the group’s diversification strategy, lessons learned from COVID-19, and her career.

Success and Leadership SNAPSHOT with Jennifer Lawrence

Few businesses in Western Australia have felt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the way that Brightwater Care Group has, with aged care being challenged like almost no other sector while other income streams for the organisation have been severely curtailed.

Success and Leadership SNAPSHOT with Chris Salisbury

Rio Tinto has established an internal team to lock in some of the unexpected efficiency gains it has achieved during COVID-19 restrictions, the group’s iron ore chief executive Chris Salisbury has told Business News in a video interview.

Success and Leadership SNAPSHOT with Raleigh Finlayson

Saracen Mineral Holdings was one of the first mining companies to respond to COVID-19, and managing director Raleigh Finlayson says the changes have profoundly changed his working life and the company’s operations.

Success and Leadership SNAPHOT with Rob Scott

Wesfarmers chief Rob Scott believes the pandemic threat has been well handled by authorities so far, but has urged political leaders to ensure there is a level playing field when it comes to supporting business. Click through to watch the video interview.

Success and Leadership SNAPSHOT with Paul Everingham

Collaboration across the resources industry is one of the key changes Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA CEO Paul Everingham has witnessed as the sector has sought to overcome the challenges of COVID-19. Click through to see the video interview.

Business News prepares for the new world of work

A message from our CEO: Over the last few weeks, our goal at Business News has been for everyone to be prepared and not alarmed as well as getting ready to be productive while working from home for an extended period of time.

Perth startup chasing clicks for funding

Perth company OncoRes Medical is in the midst of an unusual fundraising campaign, the success of which is tied to the number of clicks on one of its videos on social media (click through to see the video).

Trade war a $2.5bn threat

A worsening of the trade war between the US and China could nearly halve Western Australian growth next financial year, according to Treasurer Ben Wyatt, but he believes a worst-case scenario will be avoided.

Business News marks 25 years at cutting edge

The media is like any other business, where adapting to consumer needs is the only way to survive.

Business leaders reflect on 25 years

Kate Lamont and Fiona Wood laid out ambitious plans when they joined other business leaders, including John Rothwell and Tony Joyner, speaking at BN’s 25-year anniversary lunch.

Kreepy Krauly cleans up on global stage

Mark Pownall and Kreepy Krauly director Sarah Davis discuss the finer details of the second generation Perth-based family business, which was founded by Terry Jackson.

Scott embraces disruption at Wesfarmers

Disruption, a demerger and divestments are shaping Wesfarmers’ long-term approach to growth, managing director Rob Scott told last week’s Success & Leadership breakfast.

Suzuki drives Cisco from the bottom up

Global technology company Cisco is changing the way it operates in Asia and is positive about opportunities in Australia, its regional president told a Business News breakfast today.

Julie Bishop on leadership, women and her future

Former foreign affairs minister Julie Bishop says it’s too early to speculate if she’d run for the Liberal leadership after the next election, but she believes the party needs to do more to recruit women and keep a broad base of talent, speaking at today’s Success & Leadership breakfast.

Phil Thick talks lithium

In a wide-ranging interview, Mark Pownall explores the career of Tianqi Lithium general manager Phil Thick and discusses the state of the battery metals industry.

Bass highlights WA growth opportunities

Mining and technology entrepreneur Charlie Bass has flagged six industries, including medicine, agriculture and the arts, that offer Western Australia the opportunity to forge a more sustainable economy.

HBF boss outlines his plans

In a wide-ranging video interview, HBF managing director John Van Der Wielen has sat down with Mark Pownall to discuss the group’s future growth strategy, along with his diverse career and regulatory challenges facing the finance sector.

Sutherland sees the sunny side

Programmed managing director Chris Sutherland has talked up WA’s economic prospects, while challenging alarmism about artificial intelligence and labour trends at a Success & Leadership breakfast this morning.

Beer, spirit producers to win from red tape cut

Cutting red tape for wineries, breweries and distilleries, and changes to procurement laws to favour local businesses were two measures to support economic recovery highlighted by Premier Mark McGowan at a Business News Success & Leadership breakfast this morning.

Entrepreneurialism needed within an evolving system

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.