SPECIAL REPORT: A specialist indigenous publisher in Broome has achieved its most successful fundraising campaign, after Creative Partnerships Australia helped it secure the backing of two philanthropic family foundations in Perth.
SPECIAL REPORT: Activ Foundation and the Royal Flying Doctor Service are Western Australia's two largest not-for-profit charities, yet they have very different approaches to philanthropy and fundraising.
Eleven Western Australian arts groups have secured four-year funding deals under a long-awaited announcement from the Australia Council for the Arts, leaving four WA arts groups that have been getting government funding with an uncertain future.
Sensorium Theatre and Spare Parts Puppet Theatre are among the major Western Australian recipients in the latest round of project grants from the Australia Council for the Arts, which were worth $11.2 million in total.
The City of Perth says age-related issues have led to the deterioration of Jacob's Ladder, with the popular landmark to remain closed until at least late May while work is done to maintain its structural integrity.
The artistic director of the 64th Perth International Arts Festival, Wendy Martin, has found several ways to keep Australia's longest running cultural festival fresh, with ticket sales already exceeding the 80 per cent box office target several weeks before the end of the event.