For the first time in its 65-year history, Perth Festival has appointed a home-grown artistic director, Iain Grandage, whose creative vision will be executed across a four-year tenure starting in 2020.
An independent events company responsible for organising one of Fringe World Festival's major venues has allegedly failed to pay about $200,000 owed to performers as it prepares for voluntary administration.
After 11 years at its helm, Silver Chain chief executive Christopher McGowan will depart the community care organisation and return to his home in South Australia, taking up the role of SA Health chief executive in May.
A group of not for profits that joined forces 18 months ago with a mission to end homelessness will today publicly launch its 10-year plan on Adelaide Terrace, followed by a music event through the streets of the CBD.
An emerging social enterprise, The Underground Collaborative, is seeking about $50,000 to provide employment pathways for Perth’s homeless and disadvantaged amid plans to roll out a series of coffee carts across local parks.
As the inaugural winner of the the Minderoo Editorship, Armelle Davies will receive funding for a three-year full-time position at Fremantle Press, providing a valuable opportunity in a niche local industry.
Adelaide-based Tom Moore has won one of the nation's most prestigious glass art awards from the Art Gallery of WA, with a work he says references quizzical historical applications of glass for comedic effect.