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District32 is a brand that stands for business, community and collaboration.
- Type:Association,State Focus
- Local Clubs:Social Club,Business
- Industry & Politics:Business
District32 exists to support, promote and provide opportunities for small businesses in Perth.
Through a cooperative system they work together to provide the necessary training, exposure and promotional tools for small business.
“65 Roses” sounds like cystic fibrosis and this campaign helps us create awareness and make a difference for families in their fight with cystic fibrosis.
- Charity:Family,Fundraising,Local Community,Mental Health
On Friday 26 May, hundreds of volunteers and businesses across Western Australia are banding together to sell 13,500 long stemmed roses to raise much needed money to provide care to children and young adults living with CF. The proceeds will also go towards fund world class research right here in WA.
Roses for 65 Roses Day will be sold by CFWA volunteers at $5 per stem, or $50 for 12 roses.
WHAT: 65 Roses Day
WHEN: 26th May, 2017
WHERE: Perth CBD and surrounds and throughout regional WA
WHY: To raise much needed funds for CF research to help find a cure
“65 Roses” sounds like cystic fibrosis. Our “65 Roses” story dates back to 1965, when an observant 4-year-old, hearing the name of his disease for the first time, pronounced cystic fibrosis as "65 Roses." Today, “65 Roses” helps us create awareness and make a difference for families in their fight with cystic fibrosis.
Sale of Roses on Friday 26 May 2017:
· Murray Street Mall – Perth CBD
· Karrinyup Shopping Centre, Karrinyup
· Belmont Forum Shopping Centre, Belmont
· Altone Park Shopping Centre, Beechboro
· Waterford Plaza, Waterford
· Westfield Innaloo, Innaloo
· Stockland Bull Creek Shopping Centre, Bull Creek
· Southlands Boulevarde, Willetton
· Yanchep Central, Yanchep
· Wanneroo Central, Wanneroo
· Westfield Whitford City, Whitford
· Riverton Stockland, Riverton
· Phoenix Shopping Centre, Spearwood
· Winthrop Village, Winthrop
· Subiaco Train Station, Subiaco
· Henderson Mall, Fremantle
· Telstra Morley Galleria
· Telstra Maddington Central
· Telstra Warwick Grove
· Telstra Cockburn Gateway
· Telstra Claremont Quarter
· Telstra Manning Arcade
· Regional areas including Albany, Broome, Bunbury, Esperance, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Northam and York
You can get involved by calling Karen de Lore at Cystic Fibrosis WA on (08) 6457 7333 or alternatively, please email [email protected]
For further information or to donate visit www.cysticfibrosis.org.au/wa/65roses
The Aboriginal Art Centre Hub Western Australia supports the development and growth of WA's Aboriginal visual arts sector. We observe, comment on and shape what's happening in the industry both in WA and on a National scale.
- Arts:Visual Arts
Aboriginal art centres in WA can become members of the Hub to receive services and support such as:
- Specialised training for managers, staff, governing committees, and artists
- Liaison and networking opportunities
- Communication with other member art centres
- Best practice advice
- IT support
- Marketing and promotion opportunities
- Assistance with recruitment, employment contract reviews, and staff appraisals
- Advocacy - speaking out about issues that effect our members and Aboriginal artists
- The Aboriginal Art Centre Hub WA's services respond to the challenges facing art centres as they build the artistic and economic potential of their respective communities. We conduct regular consultation with our members to ensure our services and methods of support are highly relevant and effective.
The Aboriginal Art Centre Hub WA is a project of Country Arts WA and is supported by the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet - Office for the Arts under the National Arts and Crafts Industry Support (NACIS) Program.
Artrage is one of the most dynamic arts, cultural and entertainment organisations in Australia and a key contributor to the vibrancy and vitality of life in Perth, Western Australia.
- Arts:Film,Music,Performing Arts,Visual Arts
Artrage activities are presented with a variety of valued partners. To partner with FRINGE WORLD Festival, Rooftop Movies or the other Artrage businesses is to partner with some of the hottest and most dynamic brands in WA and beyond.
Artrage is keen to talk with visionary partners who want to tap into an expanding and diverse WA market and be part of experiences of a lifetime.
Jo Hos, Artrage Marketing Manager
ArtsEdge is a strategic arts in education partnership between the Department of Culture and the Arts (DCA) and the Department of Education (DoE). Conceived as a one year pilot project in 1998 through the School Arts Visiting Organisation (SAVO) and delivered in partnership between DCA and DoE since 1999, ArtsEdge is a strategic alliance facilitating partnerships across and between the arts and cultural and education sectors.
- Arts:Performing Arts,Visual Arts
Additionally, ArtsEdge is a key delivery mechanism of Creative Connections: An Arts in Education Partnership Framework.
Through facilitation between the sectors, ArtsEdge creates opportunities through partnership to encourage, develop, promote and celebrate learning environments which spark creativity in students and their school communities.
ArtsEdge supports the sectors through partnering and facilitating the development of a range of services and resources designed to recognise and promote the value and importance of arts and culture across the curriculum.
ArtsEdge encourages communication between the sectors, with the recognition and celebration of achievement in arts in education, one of the program’s most important roles.
Five principles guide our activities and undertakings:
ArtsEdge fosters the value of the arts in enhancing learning in school communities, particularly in relation to participation and engagement across the curriculum.
We encourage the participation of all students in high quality educational and artistic activities.
We recognise and advocate for the wide ranging educational benefits of participating and engaging in dynamic learning experiences.
We champion the personal and social benefits a variety of arts experiences brings to the lives of participants.
We consider it fundamental that the arts and cultural and education sectors have the opportunity to engage in professional learning programs which enrich knowledge, increase confidence and fuel enthusiasm to undertake further arts experiences.
ArtsEdge values the contributions successful partnerships between the arts and education sectors make in enhancing the learning experiences of students.
We are committed to developing and strengthening quality partnerships in and between the arts and cultural and education sectors.
We strive to promote and showcase the achievements and outcomes of partnerships involving school communities.
We are committed to developing, providing and promoting products though print and online services.
We consider it essential that professional learning programs are accessible to all interested parties across Western Australia.
We appreciate the importance of arts and cultural experiences being affordable for individual schools in a range of settings.
We support making the best use of available community resources including venues, facilities and expertise.
We believe in the value of collaborative approaches to marketing.
We aim to facilitate sustainable partnerships to further arts education development.
ArtsEdge encourages the development of exciting partnerships between the arts and cultural and education sectors. We work to enable opportunities for students, educators and artists to work together.
Professional learning for Educators and Artists provides access to and information from arts and cultural practitioners, consultants and advisory services regarding planning, developing and implementing arts learning experiences.
Promotion and Resources
ArtsEdge is dedicated to visioning, developing, implementing and promoting events and projects which support, recognise, advocate and celebrate opportunities in arts in education. These include industry events, briefings, conferences, workshops via the ArtsEdge website through the What’s On calendar of arts and cultural events, and showcasing arts in education stories via the ArtsEdge E-Newsletter and Spotlight on Success web pages.
ArtsEdge print and online publications include:
Artists in Schools: The ArtsEdge Guide for Artists and Teachers in Western Australia (Second Edition 2009)
Artsamazing: The ArtsEdge Guide to Arts and Cultural Education Events in Western Australia (2012 Edition)
Artist-In-Residence (AIR) Grants Program Case Study Publications (First Edition Pilot Year 1: 2009-2010)
We continue to work alongside the arts and cultural and education sectors in resource development.
Artsource offers a tailored art lease and art commission service.
- Arts:Visual Arts
Our expert Art Consultants can assist in the development of small to large scale art projects; engaging artists across a range of mediums to create temporary or permanent artworks to enliven exterior or interior spaces. Contact Artsource to find art that suits your identity, your space and your budget.
Artsource is Western Australia’s peak representative body for visual artists, actively promoting the recognition and appreciation of visual arts both nationally and internationally for over twenty-five years. A not-for-profit organisation in operation since 1986, Artsource delivers high quality services that inspire, expand and improve the profile of over 900 member visual artists, their professional development and sustainability of the visual arts sector in Western Australia.
Artsource aims to support artists in every step of their career with services that are relevant, practical and accessible. We provide affordable studio spaces for artistic work, advice on business and commercial issues, advocacy for an environment that supports making exceptional works and ongoing professional development in metropolitan and regional WA.
In addition, Artsource provides a bank of consultancy services for public and private clients, ranging from general advice on art matters to comprehensive project management, public art policy development and community engagement consultation.
Ausdance WA is a membership organisation providing support and advocacy for all forms of dance.
Established in 1977, Ausdance WA is a membership organisation providing support and advocacy for all forms of dance. We are part of a network of Ausdance State organisations delivering integrated programs across the country, anticipating industry issues and providing innovative and inclusive responses. The national office is based in Canberra.
Our membership program is here to support dancers through each step of their careers. By keeping in touch with the individuals working within our sector, we provide informed and effective advocacy for dance in Western Australia.
Ausdance WA is a proud supporter of Healthways Act-Belong-Commit message. Our annual schedule of projects presents an array of free opportunities to get involved and make dance part of your every day life.
We endeavor to raise the bar for dance education in Western Australia through developing a range of professional development training programs for both studio and school teachers.
The Australian Institute of Company Directors is committed to strengthening society through world-class governance.
- Type:Association,Non Government,National Focus
- Local Clubs:Special Interest
- Industry & Politics:Business,Industry Assn
AICD aims to be the independent and trusted voice of governance, building the capability of a community of leaders for the benefit of society.
This institute holds a membership of more than 43,000 includes directors and senior leaders from business, government and the not-for-profit sectors.
AWESOME Arts is a not-for-profit contemporary arts company for young people. AWESOME aims to engage with young people under 12 through exciting, inspiring, accessible and challenging arts activities.
- Local Clubs:Arts
- Arts:Visual Arts
Vision, Mission and Values
Our VISION is for AWESOME to be internationally recognised as an innovative, dynamic platform through which children access and engage with the arts, nurturing values that endure into adulthood.
Our MISSION is to provide ever-expanding opportunities for Western Australia’s children to actively engage with, the arts, intensifying their connectivity with the broader world in which they live.
Our VALUES are predicated on our organisation’s imperatives. We are intent on offering ‘quality’, ‘impact’, ‘reach’ and ‘value’ for our children, their parents, and their educators. We value our ability to offer different ways of thinking about and ‘imagining’ our world. We value our ability to serve as a catalyst in inspiring children’s creativity.We value our role in promoting quality engagement with the arts that will have enduring benefits as today’s children move towards adulthood.
About the Company
AWESOME Arts is a not-for-profit contemporary arts company for young people. AWESOME aims to engage with young people under 12 through exciting, inspiring, accessible and challenging arts activities and programs. Based in the Perth CBD, AWESOME presents the annual AWESOME Festival, the Creative Challenge and Special Programs.
The AWESOME International Arts Festival for Bright Young Things is a showcase of the best and latest contemporary arts from around the world. Presented every November in the Perth CBD, The AWESOME Festival presents amazing, high quality arts activities and events for young people. The program is multi-faceted including new media, film, animation, contemporary dance, sculpture, installation and theatre.
Creative Challenge is presented through a two-week residency program in ten regional or remote Western Australian communities. Each year a different multidisciplinary arts project is developed and led by a team of professional artists with the focus being upon exploring identity, history, stories and environment.
AWESOME’s special programs run in both regional and metropolitan Western Australia. They focus upon building community capacity and sustainability through high quality arts development projects, residencies and activities.
[email protected] Glades is a new community arts development partnership with LWP Property Group. AWESOME artists will be working with young people living in the The Glades community, located south-east of Perth in Byford, to chart new ways of thinking about arts development and community empowerment, encouraging new homeowners to take stewardship of their community and instill a sense of place.
[email protected] is part of our partnership with LWP Property Group, AWESOME will be working in a mentorship role with Ellenbrook Arts, a progressive not-for-profit organisation promoting arts and cultural development in the wider Ellenbrook area. Ellenbrook, the most awarded new town in Australia, is located north-east of Perth, and is home to 20,000 residents. AWESOME will support and guide the arts staff in further developing and funding their own established community arts program.
AWESOME-For-All is a donor program enabling young Western Australians who are disadvantaged physically, economically, culturally or geographically, to participate in the annual AWESOME Festival and its workshops.
Black Maria Film Collective (BMFC) strives to be Perth’s definitive film and artistic hub; screening films and organising networking events for Perth's film and creative community.
- Local Clubs:Arts
Swan State Theatre Company is Western Australia’s Flagship Theatre Company and one of Australia’s foremost theatre companies.
- Arts:Performing Arts
Black Swan is a theatre company of national significance, creating exceptional theatre that nurtures Western Australian audiences and artists, and promotes our artists within the state, nationally and internationally.
Founded in 1991, Black Swan has earned both critical and popular acclaim for its world premiere productions and highly distinctive reinterpretations of international theatre classics – all of which are infused with the unique culture of Western Australia.
In addition to the work produced for the stage, Black Swan’s underlying strength is in artist development and broadening access and engagement with our state-wide community. Over the past five years, the company has seen enormous growth in audiences, built its internal capacity and established a benchmark for quality productions of scale in Western Australia. Looking to the future, the three areas of core strategic focus are artist development, education and regional engagement.
In October 2016, Clare Watson joined the company as Artistic Director.
CEDA (the Committee for Economic Development of Australia) is an independent, not-for-profit membership organisation.
- Type:Non Government
- Local Clubs:Special Interest
They identify policy issues that matter for Australia’s future and pursue solutions that deliver better economic, social and environmental outcomes for Australia.
CEDA's cross-sector membership spans every state and territory and includes more than 780 of Australia's leading businesses, community organisations, government departments and academic institutions.
Celebrate WA is a leadership organisation that has honoured outstanding Western Australians for 41 years.
- Local Clubs:Special Interest
Celebrate WA is a leadership organisation that has honoured outstanding Western Australians for 41 years.
A voluntary Board manages the Celebrate WA program. Board members have a wide range of skills that are helping to drive Celebrate WA’s vision and diverse programs and events. Board members share a deep pride in all things Western Australian and have a strong commitment to and enthusiasm for developing the Celebrate WA organisation.
In 2012, Celebrate WA undertook a major review of its activities. In response to feedback from our stakeholders, partners and the community, we have developed a new long-term strategy.
Until 2012, Celebrate WA regularly coordinated WA Week and its associated festivities, which centred around Proclamation Day. In 2012 we welcomed in a new era for our State with the significant change of ‘Foundation Day’ to ‘WA Day’. This new ‘State Day’ is inclusive for all Western Australians, recognising our Indigenous history, our early European settlers and the many people from all over the world who have made, and continue to make, Western Australia their home.
In 2013, Celebrate WA is coordinating a range of events focused on the June long weekend that kicks off on Friday 31 May and includes the WA Day public holiday on Monday 3 June.
WA Day is now the focal point for encouraging state-wide participation in a diverse range of activities and events that showcase the Western Australian spirit and our many achievements.
We collect, share and preserve stories online and through live events aimed at expanding dialogue about diversity and identity.
The Centre for Stories is a community and arts organisation based in Northbridge, Perth founded by John and Caroline Wood in 2015. We collect, share and preserve stories online and through live events aimed at expanding dialogue about diversity and identity.
Our team includes storytellers, writers, poets, sound and visual experts, book club leaders and administrators. Our aim is to tell good stories in the hope of strengthening connections between people and encouraging a more inclusive and informed community.
We work with a variety of organisations including the Perth International Arts Festival, the Western Australian Museum, and City of Perth, among many others, to create projects rich in storytelling.
Arts and culture plays an integral role in the lives of Western Australians and our communities. This enriching role is at times unsung and unrecognised in both its contribution and its benefits to our State. People throughout WA are actively engaged in arts and culture either through direct participation or through appreciating the vital contribution that arts and culture makes to the vibrancy, sophistication and creativity of our region.
- Arts:Music,Performing Arts,Visual Arts
Engagement in, and attention to the development of arts and culture in Western Australia is essential to the future of our State and can underpin many of our aspirations for an enriched society that is economically, socially and environmentally sustainable. We also have an opportunity to be a leader in some keys arts and cultural areas driven by our strengths in these sectors. Indigenous arts and culture, music, dance, theatre are just some areas where Western Australian talent has excelled gaining international attention and admiration.
Local, State and Federal governments and the private sector must further recognise the importance of arts and culture as a key contributor to WA’s prosperity. We also have the chance to embrace a role as a leading contributor and collaborator to arts and culture in the ASPAC and global community in which we are so closely tied through our trade relationships.
The City of Perth is Western Australia's local governing authority for the state's capital city.
Working to shape a strong capital city, the City of Perth governs East Perth, West Perth, Northbridge and the CBD on the Swan River.
The City of Perth provides a broad range of services and facilities, from entertaining events, free fitness classes, markets and library services to parks and gardens, street cleaning and public space enhancements, like cycle lanes.
More than 150,000 people use the city daily, including residents, ratepayers, business owners, workers, students, shoppers and tourists.
Visitor attractions include Elizabeth Quay, Perth Arena, WA Museum, The Swan Bell Tower, Perth Mint, the Art Gallery of WA, State Library of WA, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts and Forrest Place.
Find out more about what's on in this beautiful city at visitperthcity.com
The Committee for Perth is focused on making a positive difference to Perth’s future.
- Industry & Politics:Other,Political
Our members include local, national and international organisations, who set aside commercial gain, sectoral interests and personal perspectives to come together to be a united voice on the issues facing Perth.
- We are a member driven organisation who represent a large number of Perth and Australia’s stewardship brands.
- We play a leadership role by focusing on issues that are critical to Perth’s future growth and development.
- We are an independent organisation with a reputation for getting things done.
- We offer our members the opportunity for participation and input.
- We rely on our research to provide us with a fact-based platform.
- We are thought leaders with a transparent agenda.
- We have a clear vision and are committed to making it a reality.
- We work collaboratively with an influential group of members and stakeholders.
- We use a unique model of advocacy that takes a long-term, apolitical approach.
- We are a think-tank committed to sharing information that will positively influence policy development for the Perth and Peel region.
Community Arts Network Western Australia (CAN WA) is the peak body for community arts and cultural development in Western Australia. We inspire and mobilise communities to explore and express their own unique culture through art production, cultural programs, skills development and funding opportunities.
- Arts:Visual Arts
Community Arts Network (CAN WA) facilitates community arts and cultural development programs for community wellbeing in Western Australia.
CAN WA does not limit itself to involvement with projects that are exclusively or typically ‘artistic’. We are interested in ventures that connect with issues outside the arts. Some of these issues include health, Indigenous self-determination and environmental awareness. We seek projects with breadth and depth, with substance and style. We are particularly focused on projects that are ‘process-driven’, where the experience of creating is as valuable as the creative product that emerges at the end. We believe that art can connect, activate and vitalize communities.
CAN WA’s member-organisations range from individual arts-practitioners to large local government agencies and cultural development organisations. We also have funding relationships with the organisations listed in Our Partners.
COTA WA: The Voice of Seniors – advocating on behalf of seniors to influence local, state and federal government, business and the community;
- Type:DGR 1 Status
- Charity:Aged Care
COTA WA is an incorporated, non-profit, charitable, deductible gift recipient organisation governed by an elected Board, managed and run by professional staff, and supported by the generous contributions of many volunteers.
An independent organisation run by older people for older people, COTA WA has 4,000 individual supporters and more than 150 organisational members, themselves representing over 200,000 individuals.
We are recognised by the State and Federal Governments as the peak seniors’ organisation in Western Australia. We are members of COTA Australia, an organisation that brings together all State and Territory COTA’s. Nationally, we:
- Assist and resource the COTA Australia National Policy Council in the key areas of policy development, information dissemination and resource development
- Collect, interpret and disseminate information within the COTA network and to interested external individuals and organisations.
As the peak non-government seniors’ organisation in Western Australia, COTA WA is widely respected for its policy and program work. Our submissions to government have resulted in a number of significant improvements in services for seniors in recent times.
COTA WA is a uniquely inclusive organisation. Unlike mass membership organisations who lobby solely for their members, we seek to promote the interests of all older Australians, irrespective of their origin, situation or background.
COTA WA is;
- The Voice of Seniors – advocating on behalf of seniors to influence local, state and federal government, business and the community;
- A provider of programs and projects that benefit seniors, including the Seniors’ Housing Centre, Living Longer Living Stronger, Seniors Quality Use of Medicines and beyond maturity blues.
- A member organisation providing benefits to individual and organisational members including the Ambassador Card, One COTA Magazine and free or reduced prices to attend our events.
Country Arts WA is the only Western Australian arts body with a purely regional focus. We are an independent, membership-based, not-for-profit supported by State and Federal Government funding
- Arts:Performing Arts
Country Arts WA is the only Western Australian arts body with a purely regional focus. Established in 1994, we are an independent, membership-based, not-for-profit organisation supported by State and Federal Government funding. Our purpose is to celebrate and strengthen WA's powerful regional arts sector to create connected and creative communities.
- [email protected]
- +61 430 112 595
Curtin Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) offers learning experiences designed to help you and your organisation succeed in the changing world of work.
Curtin Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) offers learning experiences designed to help you and your organisation succeed in the changing world of work. We help professionals broaden their skills to lead people and projects, and deepen their expertise to drive value from new insights and opportunities.
The Federation gothic building at 137 St Georges Terrace is one of Perth’s most recognisable old buildings. In 2018, Curtin University transformed the building into a modern learning space where Curtin will provide new learning experiences including compact masterclasses, bespoke training programs and postgraduate offerings from across all our Faculties.
The Department of Culture and the Arts commitment is focussed on enriching lives of all Western Australians by supporting the arts and cultural sectors to provide unique and transforming experiences.
With a broad canvas of responsibilities, Western Australia’s Department of Culture and the Arts supports the impetus for the creation and consumption of artistic endeavours and cultural experiences in the state.
The Culture and Arts portfolio includes the Art Gallery of WA, the Perth Theatre Trust, ScreenWest, the State Library, the State Records Office and the WA Museum, along with the Department’s policy development and funding role. Collectively, the portfolio works to achieve a vibrant, sustainable and accessible arts sector, while protecting and promoting the state’s natural, cultural and documentary collections.
The Department’s vision paints a picture of a Western Australian community enriched by unique and transforming encounters. Whether individuals choose to be creators, participants, or simply observers in artistic or cultural encounters, these interactions enhance community wellbeing, while influencing and shaping the state’s distinctive personality.
Refer to www.dca.wa.gov.au for more information.
The DRF is dedicated to finding a cure for diabetes. We want to help people live with diabetes in an easier way and prevent complications like blindness from developing.
- Type:DGR 1 Status
The Diabetes Research Foundation of WA's (DRF) vision is to find a cure for diabetes.
To support research into the:
causes of diabetes
complications of diabetes
cure of diabetes
We aim to support research work relating to diabetes and the prevention, control or cure of that disease; found, encourage or contribute to scholarships, fellowships or travel grants for the purpose of promoting research into diabetes and raise funds for the purpose of supporting research into diabetes
DRF has funded research projects into diabetes since 1978. Through the efforts of a dedicated team and many supporters a Centre for Diabetes Research was established in 2005. The Centre now houses over 20 researchers conducting world-class research under the direction of Professor Grant Morahan. Recent breakthroughs have the potential to change the lives of millions of people living with diabetes.
With your help we will find a cure for diabetes !!
Encouraging regular exercise and healthy eating, the Diabetes WA Get on Track Challenge has you competing against your colleagues to establish a healthy lifestyle while raising awareness for diabetes.
- Type:Volunteer,Non Government
With benefits like improving employee health, wellbeing and morale as well as reducing your risk of diabetes and heart disease, getting your 30 minutes of physical activity and daily dose of fruit and veg will have you feeling great. You can track your progress for free online and see how you stack up against rival departments and offices around the country.
For those who do best, the first Diabetes WA ‘Challenge for Champions’ begins on 10th June with prizes and giveaways up for grabs.