The latest news, events and insights from Western Australia.

Government of WA’s Virtual Trade Mission for London Tech Week
Charlotta Kemp by Charlotta Kemp,

With the global pandemic preventing face-to-face meetings and travel, the Government of Western Australia partnered with Anglo-Australian tech firm Newfound to lead a virtual trade mission to the UK over 15-17 September.

Timed to coincide with London Tech Week, nine innovative Western Australian tech companies participated in the multi-day program to meet potential clients and investors and engage in interactive sessions to ready their companies to expand into the dynamic British technology market. Last year, London became the backdrop for a week-long festival of tech and innovation […]

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London Calling – WA startups and scaleups listen up

Charlotta Kemp by Charlotta Kemp,

Despite the global pandemic, London is getting ready to once again turn into the hottest innovation hub on the planet to unite tech, talent and enablers.

WA Day: Celebrate our Wonderful State

Mike Deeks by Mike Deeks,

Take a moment to reflect on the wonderful achievements of our great State. We have come a long way in our short history and are the envy of many other jurisdictions.

ANZAC Day 2020: Taking time to reflect

Mike Deeks by Mike Deeks,

As the dawn breaks on Anzac Day 2020 we recognise that things are a little different this year.

Happy Easter from a locked down London

Mike Deeks by Mike Deeks,

As we enter the third week of lockdown in London we have reflected on our time working from home and adjusting to the New Normal.

Divine Wines and Good Times at Australia House

Charlotta Kemp by Charlotta Kemp,

Despite the rain, the Londoners poured into Australia House for our annual WA Wine Tasting which seems to grow attendees each year.

The Smart and Sustainable Cities Revolution: Western Australia

Charlotta Kemp by Charlotta Kemp,

The East Village at Knutsford in Western Australia is arising as a southern hemisphere star in the global smart and sustainable cities revolution.

In Focus: Scott Hallsworth, Freakscene

Charlotta Kemp by Charlotta Kemp,

Born and bred in small town Collie in Western Australia, Scott Hallsworth tells us about being paid in fried rice, Japanese junk food, and the beauty of not being too serious.

In Focus: Dr Kath Giles, CEO and MD of OncoRes Medical

Charlotta Kemp by Charlotta Kemp,

She’s been working as a doctor in theatre, is a former Investment Manager, and most recently pitched at Prince Andrew’s Pitch@Palace event in London in her role as CEO and MD for OncoRes Medical. And won the prestigious award. We talked to the woman who showed the world that WA is a place where revolutionary med tech is born.

Perth ranked hottest city destination in 2019

Charlotta Kemp by Charlotta Kemp,

Here are five reasons why the Brits should make their way to the hottest city destination of 2019: Perth in Western Australia.

WA Women in Blockchain: Ruth Hatherley

Charlotta Kemp by Charlotta Kemp,

Moneycatcha has reduced the end to end loan processing time from 42 days to 90 minutes through blockchain technology. With the company being from WA we felt we had to talk to their CEO and Founder Ruth Hatherley.

WA Women in Blockchain: Jemma Green, Power Ledger

Charlotta Kemp by Charlotta Kemp,

Jemma Green claimed top honours at Sir Richard Branson’s 2018 Extreme Tech Challenge and she created a blockchain marketplace for renewable energy. Needless to say – we were drawn to talk to Power Ledger’s female Founder.

WA forges its place in the space race

Charlotta Kemp by Charlotta Kemp,

There is a renewed focus on astronomy and space science in the public consciousness.