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Exploring photography with community group Shutterpups

Exploring photography with community group Shutterpups

One of the newer community groups here in Perth is the Shutterpups, a photography group set up by Gary Davies. The group meet up regularly for photo walks where they pick a particular subject and go off to take pictures, they then share the images on their Facebook group. I joined Gary Davies for a […]

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Tap into local queer history with ‘The Lion Never Sleeps’

Tap into local queer history with ‘The Lion Never Sleeps’

A uniquely queer performance is coming town as party of the Blue Room’s Winter Nights program – taking audiences on a historical walk through Northbridge. The Lion Never Sleeps is described as a walking performance by creator Noemie Huttner-Koros, tracing the spaces and places where Perth’s queer community have danced and gathered. Noemie spoke to the team at […]

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The Manhattan Transfer return with new tunes and a new member

Singer Janis Siegel from The Manhattan Transfer chats to us about the groups longevity and their latest work. This year The Manhattan Transfer will have been in the music business for five decades, the jazz vocal group first formed in 1969. The first incarnation of the group only lasted a few years, and in 1972 […]

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Teenagers appear in court over alleged Grindr assault and robberies

Eight teenagers have appeared in Perth Children’s Court in relation to a series of alleged assaults and robberies that occurred in Perth’s northern suburbs in July. It has previously been outlined that the high school students allegedly led men to parks using dating apps before committing the assault and robberies. Two of the teenagers pleaded […]

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Getting Deep with local musician Rabbit Island

Getting Deep with local musician Rabbit Island

A brand new album from Rabbit Island, the musical project of Amber Fresh, is about to be released and it’s a rich, dense and beautiful collection of songs, it traverses the genres of dream pop, lo-fi ambient and psychedelic folk. Amber meets me for a coffee at Mr Fox on William, the cafe is packed […]

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Nick Bertke, aka Pogo, posts vile homophobic video

Nick Bertke, aka Pogo, posts vile homophobic video

Perth based electronic musician Nick Bertke, aka Pogo, has posted a video to Facebook outlining his hatred of gay people. Betke has amassed more than 110 million views on YouTube with his compositions that sample sounds from film and television programs, but his latest video has very different content. As a teenager when he first […]

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Louise Pratt has “no plans to nominate currently” for the seat of Perth

Louise Pratt has “no plans to nominate currently” for the seat of Perth

Labor Senator Louise Pratt has told OUTinPerth that she has “no plans to nominate currently” for the seat of Perth following Tim Hammond’s surprise resignation last week. Hammond, who was elected to the inner city seat at the 2016 federal election, announced his intention to resign last week highlighting the toll the role was taking […]

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Louise Pratt tipped to run for seat of Perth in by-election

Louise Pratt tipped to run for seat of Perth in by-election

Western Australian senator Louise Pratt is rumoured to be heading to the seat of Perth in the upcoming by-election for the inner city seat. The by-election was triggered by the resignation of Tim Hammond at the beginning of May, who announced he would be stepping down from parliament to spend more time with his family. […]

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Lionizer have a new tune ‘Notice Me Senpai!’

Lionizer have a new tune ‘Notice Me Senpai!’

Local pink merchants Lionizer have a brand new tune Notice Me Senpai! The band premiered their new single on Scenestr yesterday. The trio described the track as ” “The audio equivalent of that scene from ‘Cool Runnings’ where Yul and Junior look in the mirror and yell ‘I see pride, I see power, I see a bad-ass […]

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Tim Hammond resigns from parliament triggering by-election for Perth

Labor MP Tim Hammond has announced his resignation from federal parliament, citing family reasons. The move will trigger a by-election for the inner city seat of Perth. The the high profile lawyer, who was first elected to parliament at the 2016 election succeeding Alannah MacTiernan. Speaking to radio station 6PR this morning Hammond said the […]

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