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Review | Patience brings some Gilbert & Sullivan fun to UWA

Review | Patience brings some Gilbert & Sullivan fun to UWA

Patience | UWA Dolphin Theatre | til Sept 15 | ★ ★ ★ ½  I’m not even going to pretend I had a clear idea of what I was about to see. Yeah, I’d seen The Mikado and possibly The Pirates of Penzance (I do have a vague memory of Judy Garland – No wait different musical! Moving right along) […]

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UWA protest to go ahead as celebration following Dr Van Meter cancellation

UWA protest to go ahead as celebration following Dr Van Meter cancellation

A scheduled protest of an Australian Family Association event at the University of Western Australia featuring anti-transgender Dr Quentin Van Meter will go ahead, despite the event’s cancellation earlier today. Over 9,000 people had signed a petition for the event to be cancelled, due to Dr Van Meter’s links to the American College of Pediatricians […]

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UWA responds to community concerns about anti-transgender event

UWA responds to community concerns about anti-transgender event

The University of Western Australia has responded to community concerns about the Australian Family Association hosting a talk from a US doctor who heads a well known anti-LGBTI group. The Australian Family Association is currently hosting a tour of Dr Quentin Van Meter and he is scheduled to give a talk at the University of […]

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Anti-transgender doctor Quentin Van Meter to appear at UWA

Anti-transgender doctor Quentin Van Meter to appear at UWA

The President of the dubious American College of Pediatricians is set to appear at the University of Western Australia (UWA) on Friday. Dr Quentin Van Meter is touring Australia as a guest of the Australian Families Association speaking about his belief that transgender people are mentally ill, and that the worldwide push to recognise transgender […]

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ANZ, Bankwest, UWA and more win at Australian LGBTI Inclusion Awards

ANZ, Bankwest, UWA and more win at Australian LGBTI Inclusion Awards

ANZ has been awarded 2017 Employer of the Year at the Australian LGBTI Inclusion Awards, a special event held in Sydney by the AIDS Council of New South Wales’ (ACON) national not-for-profit program, Pride in Diversity. The top award takes prime position on an annual list of Australia’s best employers as assessed by the Australian Workplace Equality […]

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Get a dose of local music at ‘In the Pines’

Community radio station RTRFM are holding their annual ‘In the Pines’ fundraising show tomorrow at the University of Western Australia’s Sommerville auditorium. The annual event showcases local bands and provides essential funds for the station, this year is the events 24th outing. In 2017 year RTRFM is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary, the broadcaster fist began […]

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What’s on at the 2017 Perth Writers Festival

What’s on at the 2017 Perth Writers Festival

Ben Rawlence spent four years in Dadaab Refugee Camp which has been in Northern Kenya for 25 years. At the University of WA’s Octagon Theatre on Thursday 25 February, he will talk about his book City of Thorns and open the 2017 Perth Writers Festival. The PIAF Writers Festival brings over 100 celebrated writers from […]

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PIAF Film Festival: ‘The Teacher’ and ‘Little Men’

PIAF Film Festival: ‘The Teacher’ and ‘Little Men’

The Teacher (M) | Directed by Jan Hrebejk The teacher in this Slovak language film by Czech director Jan Hrebejk is Comrade Drazdechova (Zuzana Maurey) who is also the head of the local communist party. At the beginning of the 1983 school year, she asks her students to introduce themselves and notes down in her […]

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Creative choreography on display at WAAPA

Creative choreography on display at WAAPA

At the end of every year, the WA Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) shines a light on the choreographic talents of its graduating dancers in a series of public performances of their original dance works. This year’s show, ‘Hatch’, features the contemporary dance pieces of ten 3rd Year Dance students, set to original music composed by […]

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A Brand New Testament – an unforgettable film

What if God didn’t live in Heaven? What if he wasn’t such a nice guy, what if he was just a guy with a lot of power? What if he just lived in a hard-to-reach section of Brussels? ‘A Brand New Testament’ is the new work from Belgian Director Jaco Van Dormael, best known for […]

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