Together, (mining and manufacturing) accounted for 46 per cent of total business spending on R&D.

The competitive edge

A recent report on R&D spending in Australia sheds interesting light on the perennial debate over this country’s competitive future.


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Another great West Australian family business. Well done BN on this story.

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46th-Regent Motors$138.8m
47th-Hofmann Engineering$130.0m
49th-Austral Fisheries$120.0m
50th-Mrs Mac's$113.0m
114 private companies - large ranked by revenue most recent financial year

Year established in WA

28th-Charles Hull Contracting1965
31st-Hofmann Engineering1969
43 WA business dynasties ranked by year established in WA

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