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Associate Professor Ashleigh Lin to deliver the 2021 Robin Winkler Lecture

Associate Professor Ashleigh Lin to deliver the 2021 Robin Winkler Lecture

Associate Professor Ashleigh Lin will deliver the 2021 Robin Winkler Lecture at the University of Western Australia’s Institute of Advanced Studies. The annual public lecture commemorates the work of Robin Winkler, a highly influential teacher and researcher at the UWA School of Psychological Science, whose work was guided by humanitarian values and a relentless questioning […]

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Help with a survey into the abuse of older Western Australians

Help with a survey into the abuse of older Western Australians

The WA Department of Communities and the UWA SAGE Lab are conducting research to explore what people working in communities throughout Western Australia know about the abuse of older people (elder abuse). Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre are also partners to this research project. A key part of this research is a survey now available […]

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Rainbow Talks & PrideFEST Soiree launch Pride season this weekend

Rainbow Talks & PrideFEST Soiree launch Pride season this weekend

UPDATE: PrideFEST Soiree @ UWA has been postponed due to bad weather. Stay tuned for a new date. Pride WA’s 2020 PrideFEST celebrations are kicking off this weekend, with a selection of events at the University of Western Australia. Join WA’s LGBTQIA+ communities for a series of discussions all day long at the UWA Club […]

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Rehearsals begin on local production of ‘The Boys in the Band’

Rehearsals begin on local production of ‘The Boys in the Band’

Rehearsals are now underway for the forthcoming GRADS’ production of Mart Crowley’s groundbreaking smash hit play The Boys In The Band, which will be staged at The Dolphin Theatre, UWA from 4th to 14th November, during PrideFEST. It is directed by Barry Park, whose productions have all achieved considerable success, has twice won the Finley’s […]

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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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