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Great for the State 2020: Knowledge Economy

WA is ready to apply its technology to opportunities beyond resources, but developing and attracting the brightest minds is crucial.

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Shooting for the stars in a smart WA

Shooting for the stars in a smart WA 

Ambitious entrepreneurs and sensible policies could make WA the world’s pre-eminent location for data analytics, remote operations and high-tech industries.

Rethinking the brain drain

Rethinking the brain drain 

Almost one in 10 people aged 24 to 30 have left WA in the past five years, signalling more must be done to create a culture of opportunity.

Bigger bandwidth for STEM women

Bigger bandwidth for STEM women 

As rapid technological change disrupts the economy, WA must ensure women share the benefits.

Mindset shift at core of STEAM

Mindset shift at core of STEAM 

How do we prepare the next generation for the jobs of the future?

Research: the foundation for a knowledge economy

Research: the foundation for a knowledge economy 

In 1911 there was consensus among legislators that the state’s first University should provide tertiary education of a practical nature to help develop Western Australia's pioneering economy.

School's in at Malaysian Education Fair

School's in at Malaysian Education Fair  

Western Australian small and medium businesses are responding to the opportunities in Asian markets to export the state’s intellectual property, experience, talent and services.

WA women benefit from cutting edge breast cancer research right here in WA

WA women benefit from cutting edge breast cancer research right here in WA 

The Breast Cancer Research Centre WA has the busiest breast cancer clinical trials unit in Australia, having conducted over 80 international, national and local breast cancer trials involving over 1000 WA patients since 2000. 

Supporting WA’s start-up economy

Supporting WA’s start-up economy 

The 2019 StartupWA Ecosystem Report noted substantial growth in the WA start-up scene over recent years, increasing from only a handful of start-ups a decade ago, to more than 130 today.