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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.

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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.

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Artwork explores a stimulating decade in Australian history

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

A new exhibition at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery on The University of Western Australia campus takes an in-depth look at the 1930s, a vibrant and tumultuous decade in Australia.

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Exhibition showcases the latest in contemporary art

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

The annual HERE&NOW exhibition – a showcase of some of the most exciting and innovative artwork created in Western Australia – returns on Saturday 31 August 2019 to Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery at The University of Western Australia.

Jordan Moore

UWA musician heading to Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Wednesday, 7 August 2019

Music student Jordan Moore from The University of Western Australia cannot remember a time when music was not a big part of his life, and it seems his hard work has paid off with him being selected 2020 Young Composer in Residence with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Belinda Teh

Belinda’s 3,500 kilometre journey to reform WA law

Monday, 5 August 2019

A law degree might come in handy in ways that could surprise you. Just ask UWA Law School alumna Belinda Teh.

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New exhibition shines a light on Central Desert artists

Tuesday, 9 July 2019

A new exhibition at The University of Western Australia’s Berndt Museum of Anthropology will showcase a significant collection of paintings from the 1970s to 1980s by artists from the Central Desert region. 

Award for Excellence for top Commerce student

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

The Convocation Undergraduate Prize in Bachelor of Commerce has been awarded to Emily Luu who won the Convocation Prize for her top marks in her final year of the Bachelor of Commerce in 2018.