PIAF

Perth International Arts Festival Opens

Friday, 10 February 2017

The Perth International Arts Festival invites you to celebrate a world-class program of art without borders.

The adventure begins on Friday 10 February when Kings Park is gloriously transformed into a luminous showcase of dazzling imagery and sound in a spectacular start to PIAF 2017.

Handsome Devil film

Season two of Lotterywest films commences

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

The Perth International Arts Festival has launched the second half of its outdoor summer season which includes Lotterywest Festival films, some of which will be shown at UWA’s Somerville.

IBECC

Mango farms and cattle stations won’t fix Indigenous communities

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

A ‘build it and they will come’ mentality will not meet the needs of growing northern Australia, experts have told an Indigenous business conference at The University of Western Australia.

Michael Harris, Shelley Cable and Richard Hurst

More Indigenous accounting students needed, conference told

Monday, 12 December 2016

The low number of Indigenous accountants in Australia is hindering the progress of Indigenous business, speakers have told an Indigenous business conference at The University of Western Australia.

Marcia Langton

Indigenous people deserve better: Focus on education and Indigenous business

Friday, 2 December 2016

Government programs should focus first on supporting education and Indigenous business rather than on welfare support, delegates at the Indigenous Business, Enterprise and Corporations Conference have been told.

Alannah MacTiernan

We need to stop teaching failure, Alannah MacTiernan tells UWA conference

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Over 60 per cent of Aboriginal students are not having any meaningful engagement with education, delegates at the Indigenous Business, Enterprise and Corporations Conference have been told.

Photograph by David Dare Parker

Human rights conference to explore power of photography

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

The University of Western Australia will next week host a landmark international conference and two photographic exhibitions that aim to explore the powerful role of photography in shaping our understanding of human rights.

Gemma Wilkinson

Bunbury leads UWA rural medical students graduation

Monday, 21 November 2016

Last Saturday 60 rural students from 22 country towns, including 17 students from Bunbury, graduated from The University of Western Australia’s Medical School – the biggest number of rural background doctors to graduate in a single year.

ECM Alumus water innovator honoured at awards

Monday, 14 November 2016

Environmental Engineer and Faculty Alumnus, Halinka Lamparski, has been awarded Young Water Professional of the Year, the top honours at the 2016 Australian Water Association (AWA) WA Water Awards dinner on Friday 21 October. The awards showcased innovation and sustainable management of water.

Water Minister Mia Davies said each winner demonstrated how innovative thinking formed a vital part of our State's water future.

Senator Pat Dodson

Report identifies need for change in Indigenous suicide prevention

Thursday, 10 November 2016

A new report led by The University of Western Australia calls on the Federal Government to support a radical overhaul of suicide prevention programs including an Indigenous community-led national prevention plan.