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Celebrating the Australian Heritage Festival 2024

Karratha, wa

Explore the rich history of the City of Karratha with a series of free events and workshops in celebration of the 2024 Australian Heritage Festival.

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YORK HERITAGE WEEKEND

YORK, wa

Treat yourself to a Heritage Break and immerse yourself in a country style weekend of tradition, history, music and simple pleasure! Start with Anzac Day without the crowds, explore on Friday plus two more days of displays, exhibits and family activities all through Historic York.

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Changemakers: A travelling exhibition from the Museum of Australian Democracy

Wanneroo, wa

This small but powerful exhibition draws on the history of textile banners as artefacts used for activism. It shows how ‘crafting’ – traditionally considered women’s work – can be used for political expression and social change.

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Connections Display

Walpole, wa

2024 marks 100 years since the beginning of the Group Settlement Scheme in the Walpole and surrounds district. Through this display, Experience the important connections to the early settlements including through the burgeoning road, rail, shipping and telegraph networks at the time (1924 onwards)

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Melville Park: Homestead Stories

Brunswick, wa

This iconic homestead has long been a feature of Brunswick Junction and many generations have made it their home and workplace. This Sunday fair invites families, friends and the broader community to come together to share their stories, photos and memorabilia and to enjoy this historic farm.

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“Remembering and Commemorating our Mining and Cultural Heritage – Sharing Real Life Experiences of the Nickel Boom and Gold Discoveries of the Southern Goldfields of WA”

, wa

If you are seeking a “local” 2024 Adventure then this is the one so join us for a “once in a lifetime” journey across the Southern Goldfields for an experience of the gold and nickel mining history, the landscapes, geological landforms, Great Western Woodlands and supporting local communities!

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Bus tour of historic sites in the Swan Valley

Guildford, wa

Come on a bus tour to visit historic sites in the Swan Valley. Archaeologist Doctor Shane Burke will tell us about sites including All Saints Church in Henley Brook, Cruse's Mill at Belhus, and Yagan Memorial Park in Upper Swan. Map references will be provided.

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Munro House Exhibition

Northcliffe, wa

Come and experience a replica of domestic life in the Munro family's Group House (circa 1926).

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Old Time Dance

Pemberton, wa

Experience the magic of Pemberton community dance!

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Self-guided heritage walk through Northcliffe

Northcliffe, wa

Immerse yourself within the history of Northcliffe and its stories through a self guided heritage walk.

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World Heritage Day: Intergenerational Storytime at Karrinyup Library

Karrinyup, wa

Bring the family along to Stirling Libraries – Karrinyup and celebrate World Heritage Day at our intergenerational storytime! Create special memories with your grandchildren, learn about different objects from the past, sing new and traditional nursery rhymes, and listen to captivating stories.

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Beaufort Street ANZACS presented by the Mount Lawley Society

Inglewood, wa

Take a trip down historic Beaufort Street and come along to a presentation by the Mount Lawley Society where you will learn about local ANZACs who lived in the Inglewood/Mount Lawley area. The presentation will be followed by a morning tea.

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Margaret Forrest, A Premier Position – author talk by Chris Holyday

Karrinyup, wa

Join local author Chris Holyday at Stirling Libraries – Karrinyup to hear about Margaret Forrest’s fascinating life! The story of Margaret's life helps to integrate Westralian and National history, as well as draws attention to the conspicuous lack of female portraits in Australian historiography.

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Visit the Mount Flora Regional Museum

Watermans Bay, wa

Explore Mount Flora Regional Museum and immerse yourself in the City of Stirling’s amazing stories! Go on a self-guided tour of our unique heritage collections, view photographs from yesteryear and peek into vintage rooms to see how people used to live and work.

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Noongar storytelling at Wanneroo Regional Museum

Wanneroo, wa

Join performer, teacher and storyteller Bec Garlett of Warlitj Productions for a lively hour of Noongar stories and language!

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ANZAC Day at ANZAC Cottage 2024

Mount Hawthorn, wa

ANZAC Day at ANZAC Cottage is an evocative event held at the first World War 1 memorial built in Western Australia. Highlighted with a ceremony at sunset, the event is family and community based with information and activities for all to commemorate this important day in the Australian calendar.

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A Prime Minister at Home: Connecting Cottesloe to Canberra at the Curtin Family Home

Cottesloe, wa

Experience the home life of the great Australian wartime prime minister as you join expert guides from the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library on a tour of the home built by John Curtin and his wife Elsie.

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Bring & Tell

Naracoorte, sa

Have you got a story about the Naracoorte district or the Wool Industry with supporting photos? We will capture your story and archive a copy of your photos so you can take them home again. See stories submitted by others. View photos and objects not normally on display at The Sheep's Back Museum.

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