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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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).
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.
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.
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.