One of the world’s biggest fringe festivals, a stunning street art scene and key regulatory changes have been hailed as catalysts for Perth’s progression from dullsville into a destination.
WA musical acts have a long history of elevating the state’s cultural offering to a global stage.
Perth’s indigenous and European cultural history is being illustrated and celebrated in architecture new and old.
With construction nearing its end point, the WA Museum is shifting its focus to content development at the state’s newest cultural facility.
AUSTRALIA’S master of interpreting census and other data, Bernard Salt, last year wrote that, in relative terms, Indigenous business is booming, growing at an average rate of around 600 new businesses every year, a small but growing number.
In just five years, more than 500 people have been killed and 2,700 seriously injured on WA's regional roads — a devastating reality for our regional communities and the equivalent of losing the entire population of a small town.
The extraordinary landscape and ecology of the western edge of this continent demand a response. For 50,000 years artists have documented their encounters and transformed knowledge with their experiences of living here.
WA’s cultural infrastructure offers a window into the evolution of the state’s artistic offering over the past century