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Rainbow Timeline WA exhibition at Council House

Rainbow Timeline WA exhibition at Council House

The City of Perth’s Council House will be home to a local LGBTQIA+ history exhibition this weekend. Presented by the City of Perth, Gay and Lesbian Archives of WA and Murdoch University Library Special Collections, the Rainbow Timeline shines a light on the history of LGBTQIA+ activism and culture in our city. The collection has […]

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City of Perth officially launch LGBTQIA+ inclusion plan

City of Perth officially launch LGBTQIA+ inclusion plan

The City of Perth has officially launched their LGBTQIA+ inclusion plan this week, after adopting the initiative at a council meeting in late October. The plan is dedicated to improving the experience and wellbeing of the LGBTQIA+ community in the city, developed by an LGBTQIA+ Advisory Group made up of lived-experience community member. The three-year […]

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City of Perth adopts LGBTIQA+ inclusion plan, hailed as a world first

City of Perth adopts LGBTIQA+ inclusion plan, hailed as a world first

The City of Perth has officially adopted the LGBTQIA+ plan, which was released in a draft version early this year. The plan is dedicated to improving the experience and wellbeing of the LGBTQIA+ community in the city. The three-year plan will focus on the City of Perth’s role as a service provider, partner and facilitator […]

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The City of Perth is looking for everyday heroes to celebrate

The City of Perth is looking for everyday heroes to celebrate

Nominations for outstanding individuals or groups who have made a significant contribution to community life in 2021 are being sought by the City of Perth. Auspire – The Australia Day Council WA Community Citizen of the Year Awards provide an opportunity to acknowledge those people who have made a difference to the Perth community. City […]

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Plans for Perth Pride Hub feature in new City of Perth proposal

Plans for Perth Pride Hub feature in new City of Perth proposal

The City of Perth has adopted a new LGBTQIA+ inclusion plan and one of the proposals is to establish a Pride Hub within the City of Perth. Melbourne’s recently opened Pride Centre was an Australian first, backed by a $25 million investment from the state government, it brought together a wide array of LGBTIQ+ focussed […]

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City of Perth unanimously votes in favour of LGBTQIA+ inclusion plan

City of Perth unanimously votes in favour of LGBTQIA+ inclusion plan

The City of Perth Council has unanimously voted in favour of adopting an LGBTQIA+ inclusion plan put forward by their community advisory group. The group was formed in the wake of newly elected Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas making disparaging remarks about people who are transgender. Now the group has presented the council with a 34 […]

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City of Perth to vote on LGBTQIA+ plan as data shows safety concerns

City of Perth to vote on LGBTQIA+ plan as data shows safety concerns

The City of Perth council will this evening vote on the city’s LGBTQIA+ Plan, developed by the LGBTQIA+ Advisory Group formed earlier this year. The Advisory Group was formed in the wake of Perth Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas’ offensive comments on trans, gender diverse and intersex bodies and identities made in October last year, with the […]

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City of Perth encourages LGBTIQ+ communities to engage in consultations

City of Perth encourages LGBTIQ+ communities to engage in consultations

The City of Perth is encouraging people to engage with its new consultative process either by attending an upcoming meeting or completing an online survey. The city’s newly formed LGBTQIA+ Advisory Group, in partnership with the City of Perth, are urging the broader LGBTQIA+ community, as well as community groups and service providers, to participate […]

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City of Perth seek feedback from LGBTQIA+ community

City of Perth seek feedback from LGBTQIA+ community

The City of Perth are calling for feedback from the local LGBTQIA+ community after the establishment of the council’s LGBTQIA+ Advisory Group. The group of sixteen was formed following a commitment from the City of Perth in response to community concern over Basil Zempilas’ election as Mayor in the wake of his transphobic comments last […]

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The Shelter Seat is back highlighting support for homeless people

Guerilla artists highlighting the plight of homeless people in the Perth city centre have installed another Shelter Seat. The park bench that can be transformed into a sleeping shelter for homeless people first appeared in Perth back in October. On the outside it features comments made by Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas back in 2019, where […]

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