Boomerangs - from an effective tool to a national symbol

Friday, 7 February 2020

The Berndt Museum of Anthropology at The University of Western Australia is pleased to announce its newest exhibition, Boomerang - A National Symbol, which opens on Saturday 8 February 2020.

Bungu image credit Jess Wyld

Perth Festival Lights Up for 2020

Friday, 7 February 2020

Perth Festival’s epic summer celebration of people and place bursts into brilliant life this weekend to welcome everyone to share another fantastic February full of promise and wonder. 

Associate Professor David Hogkinson addressing public at lectern

Climate change law lecture raises over $7000 for bushfires

Tuesday, 4 February 2020

The UWA Law School and the Law Society of WA, with the support of the WA community, held a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) fundraiser at the University Club of Western Australia on Thursday 30 January to raise money for the Australian Red Cross' bushfire efforts.

Over 220 attendees and donors from the Perth legal and wider community contributed more than $7,600 to the Australian Red Cross’s bushfire appeal through this event. 

Musicians performing in front of a live audience

Full entertainment revealed for Highway to Hell

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Take your pick from more than 130 free activities and events along the Highway to Hell as Perth Festival celebrates our city and its connection to Bon Scott, the iconic front man of legendary Aussie rock band, AC/DC. 

Sarah Contos

The Long Kiss Goodbye art exhibition

Thursday, 23 January 2020

The Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery at The University of Western Australia, in association with Perth Festival, is pleased to announce its newest exhibition – The Long Kiss Goodbye – opening on Saturday 8 February 2020.

Digitisation centre

Uncovering hidden treasures - Australian culture goes digital

Thursday, 23 January 2020

A collaboration led by The University of Western Australia and including all five Western Australian universities, the WA State Library and the WA Museum, will establish a world-class archival quality Digitisation Centre. The Centre will create a digital record of significant humanities, arts and social sciences collections held by participating institutions.

Convocation Day and Somerville’s 75th anniversary

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

 A very special celebration

Somerville cinema

Summer of cinema delights at UWA

Monday, 25 November 2019

Lotterywest Films is bringing the best in world cinema under the stars for another summer at the UWA Somerville auditorium.

UWA choir singing

Celebrate the festive season at UWA's annual Christmas concert

Friday, 15 November 2019

The University of Western Australia will come alive this festive season with a public Christmas concert to support Lifeline WA, set on the beautiful grounds of the University’s Crawley campus.

Batavia approaching Abrolhos_credit WA Museum

New project to polish up our knowledge of Batavia silverware

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

An international collaboration using sophisticated 3D imaging and new technology will detect and recreate intricate data from corroded 17th century European silverware, giving further insight into cultural exchange between Europe, Asia, and Australia some three centuries ago.