Octagon Theatre during the day

UWA Octagon Theatre performs well after 50 years

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

The University of Western Australia’s Octagon Theatre turns 50 this week with the anniversary to be celebrated in a special event presented by the UWA Historical Society.

James Ledger

UWA musician and Paul Kelly win ARIA award

Monday, 14 October 2019

James Ledger from The University of Western Australia’s Conservatorium of Music and Australian musician Paul Kelly have been awarded Best Classical Album in the 2019 ARIA Awards for the album Thirteen Ways to Look at Birds. The performers on the album also include Alice Keath and the Seraphim Trio.

UWA and World War II - Appeal to Convocation

Friday, 11 October 2019

The UWA Historical Society has recently launched a project to record and document the contribution of UWA staff, students and graduates to World War II.

Remembrance Day Commemoration Activities - Monday 11 November 2019

Thursday, 10 October 2019

All are welcome.

Celebration of 50 Years of the Octagon Theatre

Thursday, 10 October 2019

The UWA Historical Society invites you to personally experience the unique aspects of being on the Octagon's stage as our presenters take you through the history of the Octagon Theatre and its 50 years in our community.

Rosalie Primary School and Osborne Primary School students examine images in Ast

Exhibition explores the night sky through cultural interpretation

Friday, 20 September 2019

A new exhibition at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery will explore the concept of the night sky from cultural, scientific and artistic perspectives.

Quintessential Country Co-op – Quairading Farmers’ Co-operative Store, 1997 – Co

New book on co-operatives history highlights ‘more than rugged individuals’

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

​Co-operation has the backbone of building community bonds across Western Australia, and could provide valuable insights for us as we watch economies fundamentally change.

Dr Bruce Baskerville, Historian and Associate Director of the Centre for Western Australian History at UWA, launched a new book this week exploring a centenary of co-operatives in Western Australia.

The book, Let Our Co-operative Spirit Stand, centres on the community and society around co-operation in WA, described as a ‘neglected history’ and ‘a history worth knowing’.

Ben Lisle

Perth Festival appoints new board members

Tuesday, 3 September 2019

Perth Festival is delighted to announce the appointment of three new Directors to its Board.

Dr Sarah Collins

UWA music scholar wins national award

Wednesday, 28 August 2019

The University of Western Australia’s Chair of Musicology Dr Sarah Collins has won Australia’s most prestigious award for the study of music – the McCredie Musicological Award.

Circa's Leviathan

Fantastic five head to 2020 Perth Festival

Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Perth Festival announces five glorious shows as a taste of the summer cultural feast to come next February under new Festival Artistic Director Iain Grandage.