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Great for the State – Edition 7: Natural Resources

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.

  • How can WA make the most of our rivers and coast?
  • What makes an award winning winery and a world class truffle farm?
  • How do our mining and energy businesses benefit WA?
  • Who works behind the scenes to make Kings Park pristine?
  • And we highlight seven entrepreneurs who made our resources industry world class.

Articles

Coast, river resources to respect and enjoy

Coast, river resources to respect and enjoy 

Perth is blessed with world-class beaches and the iconic Swan River, but the city is still exploring how best to activate and protect these locations.

Seven leaders who built WA's resources industry

Seven leaders who built WA's resources industry 

Harnessing the enormous mineral and petroleum wealth of WA required leaders willing to drive innovation and take risks. We profile seven of the most important.

Producing at their peak

Producing at their peak 

Duke Ranson looked at about 100 parcels of land before deciding on the perfect place for Duke’s Vineyard winery, an endeavour that’s paying dividends.

Mining, energy benefits widespread

Mining, energy benefits widespread 

WA’s resources industry has business and community benefits that reach far beyond the export dollars they earn.

Nature does the business

Nature does the business 

Peter Buckman says he loves his work with the Friends of Kings Park because he can see the positive impact of his efforts.

WA Natural Resources - take nothing for granted

WA Natural Resources - take nothing for granted 

How does one discuss the obvious to a readership that understands our State so well? I’m an accountant – an auditor in fact, who lives by the adage, “Don’t tell me – show me.” So, I went to the data.

Exploring WA’s greatest natural resources

Exploring WA’s greatest natural resources 

The travel destinations scattered across our great State are large in number and diversity and offer locals and visitors some of the most captivating experiences anywhere in the world.

Harnessing the power of our oceans

Harnessing the power of our oceans 

It’s not just land-based minerals and energy that this State has in abundance. Our oceans support a unique range of biodiversity, energy, food and cultural assets that provide Western Australia with unparalleled opportunities as well as great responsibilities.

Foxgloves for the heart - Cardio health from the garden

Foxgloves for the heart - Cardio health from the garden 

A common garden plant with purple, tubular bell-like flowers is a vital natural resource, that often goes unrecognised, but is responsible for extending the lives of many West Australians.