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Senator Matt O’Sullivan says drag story time is “wildly inappropriate”

Senator Matt O’Sullivan says drag story time is “wildly inappropriate”

Western Australian Liberal Senator Matt O’Sullivan says a Drag Storytime event at the City of Perth library is “wildly inappropriate” and will lead to the sexualisation of young children. Senator O’Sullivan has written to the City of Perth requesting that the event featuring local drag artist Perri Oxide is cancelled. Senator O’Sullivan said his objection […]

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Australian Christian Lobby calls for Perth drag story time to be cancelled

Australian Christian Lobby calls for Perth drag story time to be cancelled

The Australian Christian Lobby is demanding the City of Perth cancel a Drag Story Time event scheduled to take place in the city’s library on 13th November. The groups Western Australian Director, Peter Abetz, said the event was designed to normalise homosexuality and “transgenderism” and targeted young children. “There is no place at a family-friendly […]

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Entertainer and former Councillor Max Kay passes away

Entertainer and former Councillor Max Kay passes away

The Perth community is praising the work and civic contributions of local entertainer, and former City of Perth councillor, Max Kay, who passed away yesterday following a short illness. For many years through the 1970’s and 1980’s Kay entertained Perth families at his Civic Theatre Restaurant in Beaufort Street. Later he became a City of […]

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Opera in the Park brings ‘La traviata’ to Supreme Court Gardens

Opera in the Park brings ‘La traviata’ to Supreme Court Gardens

Opera in the Park returns to the City of Perth in 2019 with West Australian Opera’s production of the Verdi classic La traviata. La traviata tells the story of Violetta, a courtesan with a tragic secret. When she encounters the charming Alfredo, who is besotted with her, Violetta sees the chance for a new life with […]

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Joel Creasey delivers intimate show at the Winter Dome

Joel Creasey delivers intimate show at the Winter Dome

Joel Creasey | The Winter Dome | Until 20th July | ★ ★ ★ ★   Last night, at the unlikely, “pre-Fat-Cat’s betime” hour of 6.00pm, in an equally unlikely (yet beautiful) Winter Dome, my BF and I thoroughly enjoyed the frenetic, incessant and unashamedly queer comedy stylings of Perth’s own blonde bombshell, Joel Creasey. I must confess, […]

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Perth City Council gets a shakeup in local government elections

Perth City Council gets a shakeup in local government elections

The make-up of the City of Perth Council has been dramatically changed after yesterday’s local government elections. As votes were counted last night two incumbent councilors closely aligned with Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi were way behind in the counting. Long standing councilor Judy McEvoy’s time on the council seems certain to come to an end, […]

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SAT judgement: Lisa Scaffidi breached local government act

SAT judgement: Lisa Scaffidi breached local government act

The State Administrative Tribunal has ruled that Perth’s Lord Mayor, Lisa Scaffidi, breached the Local Government Act by not declaring travel and gifts. The tribunal found that the Lord Mayor had committed 45 serious breaches of the Local Government Act by failing to disclose travel and gifts, including a trip to the 2008 Beijing Olympics […]

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Let the Candidate Games begin

A new short documentary focusing on last year’s City of Perth mayoral election gives as intriguing insight into the world of local government. Candidate Games screens on ABC2 this week as part of their Opening Shot series. A film crew followed challengers Reece Harley and Mike O’Hanlon as they both put forward their case on […]

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City of Perth Awards Funds to Pride WA

City of Perth Awards Funds to Pride WA

The City of Perth have agreed to continue to provide funding to WA’s Pride festival. Funding of $45,000 will be made available to Pride WA for the three week long November festival. Last year the organisation made a substantial loss and in 2013 under the guidance of a new committee plans for the annual festival […]

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