Severe weather in Perth forced popstar Amy Shark to cancel her concert on Sunday that was set to close the WA Day Festival for the day with the singer apologising to dedicated fans who had braved the rain.
There is plenty of free family-friendly fun this weekend at Burswood Park’s WA Day Festival. Download your free festival map here.
Pop singer Amy Shark is quickly becoming an honorary West Australian and her love affair with our state continues at the WA Day Festival.
Karla Hart is helping turn Yagan Square into a haven of Indigenous talent this WA Day, featuring Kirrikin, Deadly Denim and hip-hop sensation JK-47.
Nobu’s Pingping Poh among top local chefs teaching tricks of their trade to TV stars at this year’s two-day event at Burswood Park.
A reimagined WA Day Festival will celebrate what makes this State great at a bigger and better spot this year.
A spectacular drone display paying tribute to some of WA’s best-known icons will light up the sky as part of the WA Day Festival.
Claire Sadler and Andrei Harmsworth
The weather held out all weekend, making for perfect conditions for the State’s biggest ever drone show to light up the clear night sky.
Tens of thousands of Western Australians are expected to descend on Burswood Park on Monday for the annual WA Day celebrations.
The Premier has sent a special message to West Australians as they gear up for WA Day, with hundreds kicking off the long weekend in fitting fashion - filling their eskies with live western rock lobsters.
Rebecca Le May
Perth residents are expected to bask in ‘beautiful weather’ for the next three days.
This year’s Western Australian of the Year Award winners will be showcased alongside winners from history in a special commemorative booklet, available in Saturday’s The West Australian.
An orchestra of lights from 500 dancing drones will tell the story of our State as part of Monday’s WA Day Festival.
West Aussies have turned out in force to celebrate WA Day, descending on the the shores of the Derbal Yerrigen (Swan River) on day two of the annual festival. SEE THE PICTURES.
Four men who have led WA for a combined two decades — and counting — have been captured together in a rare photo spanning the political divide. See the exclusive photos.
City of Perth officers have floated the idea of charging punters to attend the traditionally free State of The Art music festival — as part of a deal to see WA Day celebrations back in the CBD.
After the coronavirus pandemic cancelled last year’s ceremony, this year’s Western Australian of the Year award will celebrate the West Aussies making a difference over the past two years.
On a WA Day like no other, the COVID-19 pandemic couldn’t stop West Australians celebrating the “greatest place to be”.
Amid a global pandemic, WA artists are helping raise money for the fight against COVID-19, with Royal Perth Hospital and Screen West collaborating for the vital cause.
Host Jenna Clarke and former foreign minister Julie Bishop will discuss everything great about being a Sandgroper today. LISTEN LIVE AT 8.45AM
As West Australians celebrate everything that is great about being a sandgroper today, Premier Mark McGowan has opened up on the intense stress of the leading a State over the last three months.
WA is a unique State with its own culture. This WA Day weekend, Ben O’Shea and Simon Collins look at 50 things that have made us who we are.
Simon Collins and Ben O'Shea
Scott Horlin has a simple mantra for dealing with the horrific tasks he and some of WA’s most unheralded volunteers undertake as part of their daily duty to the State.
Stacey and Steve Bourke have opened their door and their hearts to children most in need but their commitment to providing care is at times as heartbreaking as it is heartwarming.
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