Perth Happenings Online Marketplace poster.

Perth online marketplace launching to help small businesses

April 1, 2020

A new online marketplace has launched to help WA businesses doing it tough as a result of the Coronavirus. The initiative was sparked by Perth local Pieta Sharpe, the director of blog, Perth Happeni...

The start-finish straight on the current layout of Barbagallo Raceway

Council to debate Barbagallo Raceway expansion

March 10, 2020

A new circuit, dirt track and BMX club could be on the cards, if Wanneroo council endorses a radical plan to expand facilities at Barbagallo Raceway. The proposal, first tabled in 2017, is estimated...

Photo Credit: Brenton Innate

Chillin’ with The Spring Peaks

May 17, 2018

If you are ever looking for some local indie rock tunes, The Spring Peaks is probably a band you should be checking out. The Spring Peaks will be helping out City Calm Down at Metropolis Fremantle in June,...

Luna Leederville, on the corner of Oxford and Vincent Street

Revelations at Luna

May 16, 2018

The Revelation Perth International Film Festival is back, running from Thursday, July 5 to Wednesday, July 18. The Festival has been running annually since 1997 and hosts filmmakers from around Australia...

Chris Blake at his hemp farm

A new leaf for hemp farming

April 26, 2018

WA Parliamentarians are mulling over whether to change the law to make life easier for farmers growing the kind of cannabis that can be made into clothing and food. The parliamentary debate is over...

Fremantle Street Arts Festival

What’s on this week

March 29, 2018

We are now well and truly into the season of Autumn with March coming to an end and Easter right around the corner. However, don’t let this get you down, there’s still plenty of events on in our...

Ella Munro: A modern day Janis Joplin.

October 23, 2017

Ella Munro is a 23-year-old singer and multi-instrumentalist based in Perth, WA. In her short life, she has experienced what she describes as a ‘series of unfortunate events’. These events include...

Credit: Secret Sets

What’s on in November

October 23, 2017

With more hot days on the way there are plenty of events this November to get you moving in the sunshine. The Great Fremantle Race A charity food drive with a difference in Fremantle on Sunday Novemb...

WAYJO honours Mace Francis

WAYJO honours Mace Francis

October 22, 2017

West Australian Youth Jazz Orchestra - also known as WAYJO - is the premier youth jazz orchestra in Australia, nurturing young emerging jazz artists aged 14- 25 through programs that seek to develop life...

Body suspension. Dan Zeplin Media.

Suspension of disbelief

October 16, 2017

Sometimes we need pain to contrast the pleasures in life. Without it we wouldn’t have anything to measure our happiness against. But what if pain could bring pleasure? While most people don’t even...

Hotels face fierce competition

Hotels face fierce competition

October 16, 2017

What started as a way to share an experience or a room in someone else's house, is quickly becoming stiff competition for the hotel industry in WA. The number of Western Australian Airbnb hosts has...

Designing cooler diabetes devices

Designing cooler diabetes devices

October 9, 2017

A group of New Zealand researchers have teamed up with young type 1 diabetes sufferers, to design discreet medical devices to help them feel more comfortable managing their diabetes. Design PhD stude...

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