A protest march is organized during the 2011 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, commonly called CHOGM. The protesters are upset for various humanitarian, financial and social reason. Australia. 28th October 2011
A demonstration against the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting was held in Forest Chase with protesters marching through the city. Access to the area near the convention centre, site of the meeting, was denied. Australia. 28th October 2011
The Hoyts chain of cinemas has confirmed that Carousel Cinema in Perth has an infestation of mice and rats. A customer posted on the Facebook page of Hoyts to explain that she found vermin eating her chips.
Perth has the largest urban sand dunes in Australia. The Cambridge dune reserve has a boardwalk so visitors can see but not damage the dunes. Families enjoy the sand and sea on City Beach during the weekends.
Several thousand people gathered at Wellington Square, East Perth, to celebrate National Sorry Day. Activities included an address by local hero David Wirrpanda and a smoking ceremony involving all who attended. 26th May 2011
Perth International Art Festival has been proud to bring Kurt Perchke 's Red Ball Project to Western Australia. This celebrated venture has garnered worldwide attention throught previous appearances in Sydney, Barcelona, Taipei and Toronto.
St Asaph in North Wales is awarded City status as part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. The small Denbighshire town - with a population of 3,400 was given the honour along with Chelmsford, Essex and Perth, Scotland.
The Dutch politician Geert Wilders, leader of The Party for Freedom, will be visiting Australia in about a week. He is due to speak in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney. So far no Sydney venue will accept the speaker.
David Cameron visited Perth for the 2011 Spring Conservative Party Conference today. Although his speech wasnt quite as planned as he had just left an emergency cabinet meeting in London after discussing the situation in Libya. Perth, Scotland, UK.
While the elite runners battled out either the half or the full marathon, over 30,000 ordinary (and some not so ordinary) people chose instead to "run" the 12 kilometer course from Perth to City Beach in the 2012 Perth City to Surf event.
The SNP’s annual conference in Perth continues amidst controversy over the Party’s policy on NATO membership in an independent Scotland, as protesters make their voices heard outside the conference hall.
Scotland’s First Minister and SNP Leader Alex Salmond opens the Scottish National Party’s annual conference in Perth, in the week of his historic agreement with UK Prime Minister David Cameron on the referendum on Scottish independence.
Matty Blade the Australian sword swallower street performer was entertaining the crowds in Freemantle Market with his flaming sword swallowing act. Matty Blade is in the 2012 Guinness Book of Records for sword swallowing.
SNP Leader and Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond, exhorts delegates to prepare for a “yes” vote in the Scottish independence referendum to be held in 2014, as he gives his keynote address to the SNP’s annual conference in Perth.
The first Beaufort Street Festival in Mt Lawley was a very successful event and celebrated high fashion, great restaurants, stylish bars ,music, architecture, artistic diversity and sense of community. Mt Lawley, Perth, Australia. 27/11/2010
Voters at the Midland Town Hall, in the marginal Australian federal electorate of Hasluck, have to run a gauntlet of advertising posters, balloons and spruikers handing out "how-to-vote" leaflets on election day. Perth, Australia. 21/08/2010
SNP Depute Leader and Scotland’s Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, brings the Party’s annual conference to a close with a speech attacking the UK Government’s austerity programme, and arguing for full control of Scotland's economy.
Selected street trees throughout the town of Bassendean are decorated with artwork as part of the annual Trunk Art Wrap Festival. All the artwork is made of recycled domestic or industrial waste products.
Floodwaters from the South Esk and Macquarie Rivers are threatening the township of Longford. Local officials kept a close eye on the rising water after erecting a flood barrier on the east side of the town. Longford, Australia. 19th August 2011
The tiny town of St. Asaph in North Wales is granted city status by the Queen. Queen Elizabeth II declared city status for the historic cathedral town today as part of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Local residents were surprised and delighted.
While most Australians concentrate on Federal issues during the current election campaign, the neglect of an iconic local hotel, damaged by fire in 2008, drew over one thousand local residents to a protest rally. Guildford, West Australia. 14/08/2010
With cooperation between the U.S. Consulate, U.S. House and the Wilderness Society of Palestine the opening of a photographic exhibition about environmental pioneers in Jerusalem was presented for private school students and government officials
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina meets German chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany, on a four-day official visit to attend the World Health Summit 2011, along with a meeting on the two nations. Germany. 25th October 2011
As the UN climate change conference (COP18) opens in Qatar, a UK climate activist sends reminder to Doha: if governments allow very high emissions, the world could be heading towards 6°C global warming by 2100.