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Nestled between the majestic Tuart forest and the Vasse Estuary wetlands, the peaceful, almost romantic setting of Wonnerup belies a more difficult and turbulent past.
From the lofty grandeur of the court room to the stark confines of the prison cells, the York Courthouse Complex tells the intriguing story of country policing from the days of the first convicts to the late 20th century.
Wander through the lovely gardens at the old homestead overlooking the Murray River.
Attend an ANZAC ceremony at the home of one of the first European families to settle in the Swan River Colony. A grandson of the original colonists died on the Western Front. As the sun goes down the community will remember him and all ANZACs who have served in conflicts and peace keeping operations.
You are invited to hear the story of two ANZACs who fought at Gallipoli, told in their own words through letters and postcards sent home to their family.
False ceilings and walls have fallen, bricked up fireplaces smashed open and covered pressed tin ceilings re-exposed for the first time in over 40 years.
Hear secret stories of the past and present Bay View Terrace shops on a short guided walk through the Claremont town centre.
The Belmont Museum presents a celebration of motherhood over many generations. Through oral histories, photos, stories and artefacts, discover the highs and lows of parenting through the ages. How did women discover and express their own voice as mothers during times of social change and upheaval?
When commemorations of war occur, images of soldiers spring to mind, men in uniforms. But what about the women? How have women been commemorated for their contributions? South Perth Library presents a series of events that recognise and honour the war efforts of women.
Come for an interpretive stroll with Susan Harris, creator of the newly installed signage along City of Canning’s foreshore walk and learn about the estuarine basins Wadjup & Gabbilju.
Discover a heritage icon of the south west to learn more about Ellen and Alfred Bussell and their children.
Come and enjoy a special talk on May's use of Western Australian flora. Learn how her voice, then and now, speaks to us of our environment. Set against the backdrop of an exhibition celebrating the centenary of Gum-Nut Babies and Gum-Blossom Babies.
This schools program was created in response to a local school student wanting an ANZAC Day experience. It examines many aspects of a soldier's experiences of war and investigates how the community remembers the fallen, in all wars, but particularly World Wars I and II.
Come and hear a group of women talk about living and working at a rough and ready timber mill town, 'The Donnelly', near Manjimup.
Join Anthony Alborn as he presents tales and technology from the time of the first Western Australian Newspapers to the very latest methods of accessing the news where TV, radio and the internet are available from one device.
Richard Offen will trace the history of the change in attitudes to the importance of heritage buildings and sites over the last two hundred years. Come along and explore how we have moved from the total disregard of historic importance to one of legislated protection for historic buildings and sites.