Great for the State
In 2020, Business News and our partners want to ignite discussion about the future of our state, and how we can make the most of the opportunities ahead of it. In our second series of Great for the State, we will be exploring how we can make Western Australia an even better place in the decades to come.
Great for the State is a 12-page lift-out that will be published each month over the course of 2020. Each edition is also published online and is free to read and share.
19 May 2020
Business News analyses the changes Perth will need to make if it is to maintain the lifestyle that is the envy of many. We canvass the debate over urban infill, and look at options to achieve greater density, amenity and liveability.
20 April 2020
We highlight the Western Australians helping prepare our healthcare system for COVID-19
16 March 2020
Taking action to help Western Australia's most vulnerable should be a priority for everybody.
17 February 2020
WA is ready to apply its technology to opportunities beyond resources, but developing and attracting the brightest minds is crucial.
17 December 2019
Perth has come a long way since the Lonely Planet described the city as dullsville, with a thriving festivals, street art, music and events scene now creating vibrant connections with Western Australia’s history and indigenous culture.
18 November 2019
The Indo-Pacific is undergoing profound development, and WA is positioning itself to contribute with our resources, food, education and as a destination.
22 October 2019
The 8th monthly edition of Business News' Great for the State has a focus on philanthropy. We profile some of the people and organisations who have made a big difference in Western Australia, and those set to have a large impact in future. These include:
24 September 2019
Natural resources, from mines and farms to beaches.
We shine a light on the visionaries and the volunteers who harness our landscape for the benefit of the community.
27 August 2019
We’re taking a close look at how our biggest businesses operate with values and purpose for the good of Western Australia.
30 July 2019
In this edition, we’re painting a picture of how disruptive technology can change our state for the better.
- How can images of your eye help prevent disease?
- Are driving, petrol and car ownership meeting an end?
02 July 2019
In the fourth edition of Great for the State, we analyse the impact of Reconciliation Action Plans, report on four charities targeting Aboriginal youth development, and profile six prominent Aboriginal leaders:
- Business entrepreneur Barry McGuire
04 June 2019
Our Health and Wellness edition highlights how Western Australia is evolving into a world-leading jurisdiction in medical research, pushing the boundaries of science and innovation in a quest for better health.
07 May 2019
This edition highlights how WA is powering the world into the future.
28 March 2019
Our new lift out series highlighting the best of WA and our place in the world.