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Great for the State – Edition 1: Global Outlook

Our new lift out series highlighting the best of WA and our place in the world

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Welcome to Great for the State

Welcome to Great for the State 

As editor of Business News, I’m delighted to introduce a new feature that highlights the best of Western Australia. Great for the State is a 12-page lift-out that will be published each month over the course of 2019.

Science world focused on WA as telescopes scan the universe

Science world focused on WA as telescopes scan the universe 

Free to read: The Square Kilometre Array will provide a boost for science in WA, but there was a point nearly a decade ago where the project could have been lost to the state.

Entrepreneurs pave global pathways for tech

Entrepreneurs pave global pathways for tech 

Free to read: As WA’s tech sector continues to develop, Business News spoke to some of the people helping Perth’s entrepreneurs score wins in global markets.

WA’s seven wonders of the resources world

WA’s seven wonders of the resources world 

Free to read: Western Australia has been home to mining for centuries, evolving from ochre pits excavated by Aboriginal peoples for rituals, art and ceremonies, to a high-tech industry that can economically supply enormous quantities of resources worldwide. Global leadership in innovation and technology adoption has supported this growth. Here are seven of the best local examples.

Global vision delivers local prosperity

Global vision delivers local prosperity 

Free to read: Easier movement of goods, capital and people driven by improved technology and economic reform have helped an isolated region become one of the wealthiest in the world. We’ve collated highlights of how WA connects into the global marketplace.

Outward looking, export focused

Outward looking, export focused 

Over the years, WA business has finessed its offering, from commodities to services, the arts and sophisticated technologies.

Shaping our AV future

Shaping our AV future  

Disruption to traditional forms of travel means we all need to change our current way of thinking and develop a well-defined roadmap for a safe transition into our driverless future.

Our global outlook

Our global outlook 

Look no further than medical research for a successful model on global partnering.

Discoveries made in the laboratories here in Perth are published widely for the broader scientific community.  This worldwide sharing informs the work of scientists across the globe.

More than just iron ore

More than just iron ore 

It is well-known that Western Australia’s economic success is based on mining, but other industries like agribusiness, tourism, and education are stepping up. This, along with our close ties to Asia, is helping to drive our future economic and social prosperity.

UWA 2030: a blueprint for leadership

UWA 2030: a blueprint for leadership 

Over the coming months The University of Western Australia will launch its new vision, UWA 2030. It will be a bold statement in its own right, but more importantly it will provide the people of Western Australia with our blueprint for globally relevant and responsible leadership.