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Bigger & Better Beyond the Boom
WA's post-boom tourism sector faces challenges
Attracting a more diverse range of tourists, increasing the number of people visiting regional Western Australia, developing a short-stay visitor market and creating more sophisticated marketing campaigns are just some of the challenges facing the local tourism sector so that it can continue to grow. The latest FACTBase Bulletin released by the Committee for Perth, as part of its Bigger and Better Beyond the Boom research project, has found that in some segments tourism is underperforming but as a sector it has the capacity to create new jobs and drive economic expansion in coming decades.
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August 2017
Ageing
Economic Benefits of WA's Ageing Population
With Western Australia’s ageing demographic and the financial benefits it will bring to the economy, the Committee for Perth is pleased to welcome a consortium from the aged care sector as a major funding partner of the Bigger and Better Beyond the Boom project. The consortium has formed the Aged Care Partnership and is comprised of Amana Living, Brightwater Care Group, Baptistcare, Juniper, MercyCare, Royal Australian Air Force Association (WA division) and Silver Chain.
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July 2017
Filling the Pool
Women severely under-represented in WA’s C-Suite
The latest FACTBase Bulletin explores gender equality in Perth as measured by examining the number of women filling C-Suite positions on the WA 100 ASX. It has been prepared to provide a quantitative base following on from the Committee for Perth’s 2015 report on gender equality – Filling the Pool. Marion Fulker, CEO provides an overview of the Bulletin.
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July 2017
Bigger & Better Beyond the Boom
Perth households struggling beyond the boom
Marion Fulker, CEO, discusses the findings of the Committees recent survey as part of the Bigger & Better Beyond the Boom project. The survey which was commissioned by the Committee for Perth and carried out by market research firm, Ipsos examined the attitudes and behaviours of 2,000 Perth and Peel residents to understand how they were coping post boom.
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May 2017
Filling the Pool
No Equality In Perth's Boardrooms
Despite it being 33 years since the Equal Opportunities Act was passed by the Western Australian Parliament, the number of women in senior management and leadership positions in Western Australia’s public and private sectors remains low. The latest FACTBase bulletin released by the Committee for Perth investigated gender equality in Perth and found that women account for a mere 8.7% of the directors on WA ASX 100 boards.
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May 2017
Bigger & Better Beyond the Boom
Perth Underperforming in Attracting Overseas Students
CEO Marion Fulker discusses the findings in the latest FACTBase Bulletin 53, which revealed that while Australia’s share of the international higher education student market has increased over the past 15 years, WA’s share has been in decline.
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April 2017
Bigger & Better Beyond the Boom
Survey to gauge post-boom economy
As part of its two-year Bigger & Better Beyond the Boom research project the Committee for Perth is asking the people of Perth and Peel to take part in a survey conducted to gauge how life is for them, at work and at home, after the boom and the recent state election. Marion Fulker, CEO, discusses how the survey results will provide important inputs to make recommendations for the future.
Media Release
PDF | 309.15 KB
March 2017
Bigger & Better Beyond the Boom
Bigger & Better Beyond The Boom
Marion Fulker, CEO, discusses our latest project and how it will allow us to learn from the past, study the present, and make recommendations for a prosperous future.
Media Release
PDF | 393.71 KB
March 2017
Bigger & Better Beyond the Boom
More commerce the trick to a vibrant city
Published by The West Australian. Lyle Bicknell, City of Seattle principal urban designer shares some insight what would make Perth a more prosperous and vibrant city.
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PDF | 523.16 KB
March 2017
Filling the Pool
Female MPs forced to tackle the 'double bind'
CEO Marion Fulker discusses the 'double bind' experienced by women in male dominated workplaces and what our landmark report Filling the Pool identified to overcome this issue.
Media Release
PDF | 307.24 KB
March 2017
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