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Australia’s Top 20 LGBTI Employers Announced

Australia’s Top 20 LGBTI Employers Announced

LGBTI inclusivity organisation Pride in Diversity have announced their top national 20 LGBTI Employers of 2015. The winners were determined using Pride in Diversity’s Australian Workplace Equality Index, the organisation’s annual service that evaluates and benchmarks LGBTI inclusiveness in the workplace. PricewaterhouseCoopers was named Australia’s number one LGBTI employer, making it the first organisation to […]

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In The Pines Returns

In The Pines Returns

Venture back In(to) The Pines with RTRFM and enjoy a hand-picked selection of the freshest and ripest musical talent, all grown right here in Western Australia. The Perth institution returns to UWA’s verdant campus grounds for its 22nd year of celebrating Western Australian music. The Somerville Auditorium will feature two stages of local bands fit […]

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UWA Displays True Colours

UWA Displays True Colours

Rainbow flags are flying high at the University of Western Australia this week. A new initiative titled ‘True Colours’ has encouraged students living in the Universities residential colleges to hang rainbow flags to show their support for diversity in sexuality. Through the project rainbow flags are being supplied for free to any student who wants […]

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CoLAB Festival to Bring the Music to UWA

CoLAB Festival to Bring the Music to UWA

CoLAB Festival is a new collaborative music and arts event coming to UWA’s Oak Lawn this November. The festival will bring some of Australia’s leading music acts alongside local creatives, food innovators and UWA clubs. Presenting the event is street publication The Music and youth radio station Triple J as well as the University of […]

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Prosh Fun Takes Over City

UWA’s annual satirical newspaper Prosh was released this morning with hundreds of students dressed in comical costumes handing out the free newspaper across the city. The 26 page spoof publication raises money for local charities and in previous years has raised over $150,000. This year’s publication takes aim at everything from North Korea, Taylor Swift, […]

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Is Religious Influence Growing in our Government?

Is Religious Influence Growing in our Government?

Is growing conservatism in Australia linked to a spread of religious influence amongst our government? Speaking to Sean Faircloth from the Richard Dawkins Foundation – he believes so. Touring Australia with his book ‘Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All – And What We Can Do About It’, he warns that a […]

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Challenging Gender At The Dophin Theatre

Challenging Gender At The Dophin Theatre

The provocative and challenging play M. Butterfly will be showing at the Dolphin Theatre of UWA in the coming month. When a French Diplomat stationed in Beijing falls in love with the delicate Chinese opera singer Song Liling, he launches a twenty year love affair brimming with passion. Although he sees her as the ‘perfect […]

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