A distinguished scholar of Australian literary and cultural history - who is also Chair in Australian Literature at The University of Western Australia - will spend the 2015-2016 academic year at one of the leading universities in the US.
A German classicist professor with an interest in inscriptions, oracles, miracle texts and interpreting the classical world for children will hold the inaugural Margaret Braine Fellowship in Classics and Ancient History at The University of Western Australia.
After enjoying a relaxing holiday season it can be hard to drag your feet (or more likely your fingers!) back to your instrument and to your practice routine. To help get you back into the spirit of things, we've collected a list of helpful practice tips to streamline your practice while adding efficiency and, dare we say, even some fun.
With a passion for singing and playing the piano, Perth teenager Ritchell Lim has overcome the barriers of blindness to complete a Grade 8 Piano exam with High Distinction and receive a prestigious scholarship allowing her to continue her music education.
A new discovery is challenging a theory that is almost half a century old, could explain why the south-west of WA is one of the world's biodiversity hotspots, and could help to preserve exquisitely adapted plants and animals.
Shuan Hern Lee, one of our talented AMEB candidates, has achieved further success, winning the US$5000 Laureate prize (Outstanding and Greatest Achievement Prize) at the Sberbank Debut International Music Competition and Festival in Ukraine in November. His father, AMEB examiner Yoon Sen Lee, received the US$1000 Best Teacher Award.
From great Russian theatre to world-class Israeli dance; from Man Booker Prize winners to Tony Award winners, from multi-player video theatre to a life-size bouncy castle Stonehenge, the 2014 Perth International Arts Festival really does have something for absolutely everybody.