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15 Jun 2018
The State Library of Western Australia's fifth annual Disrupted Festival of Ideas will be held on the weekend of July 28-29, 2018, in the Perth Cultural Centre.
15 Jun 2018
Users of the Mirrabooka Library now have an outlet for their creative juices thanks to the new Innovations Lab.
05 Jun 2018
The Museum of the Goldfields is set to launch a teddy bear called Nugget, 37 kilometres into the Earth's stratosphere as part of today's WA Day celebrations (June 4).
21 May 2018
The $396 million new Western Australian Museum, currently under construction and due to open in 2020, will offer free entry to children.
18 May 2018
In 1874, John Forrest set out with a party of five men, including Aboriginal trackers Tommy Windich and Tommy Pierre, on a trek from Geraldton to Adelaide to explore the 'real nature' of the Western Australian interior.
11 May 2018
The refurbishment of His Majesty's Theatre is set to continue, following the McGowan Government's $6.5 million investment to maintain the world-class venue for opera, dance and theatre.
10 May 2018
The McGowan Government has welcomed the announcement of Iain Grandage as the next Artistic Director of Perth Festival for 2020 to 2023.
30 Apr 2018
The McGowan Labor Government has announced a $3 million fund to support homegrown contemporary music artists - an industry that boosts the economy and creates thousands of jobs for Western Australians.
27 Apr 2018
Appointment brings greater State representation to national body The McGowan Government has welcomed the announcement of long-time arts stalwart Sam Walsh AO, as the new chair of the Australia Council for the Arts.
27 Apr 2018
Homegrown feature film Breath, based on acclaimed Western Australian author Tim Winton's novel of the same name, is on track to delight cinema audiences when released in WA on May 3, 2018.