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WAM head to new home in Melville’s Goolugatup Heathcote

After more than 30 years based in the CBD of Perth and Northbridge, WAM find a new home in the City of Melville’s thriving...

Nurturing New Noise with WAM’s Digital Tool Kit and Website

WAM usher in the new school term with the launch of the digital New Noise tool kit and website, plus the new Musicians in...

WAM Bids a Fond Farewell and Thank you to Members of the Team

Today we share some important WAM news, and in doing so recognise the powerful role WAM’s dedicated staff play in the organisation. The team...

Demos from the Ngaanyatjarra Lands and Esperance regional recording double album arrives lead by singles from Grand Casual and Red Sand Beat Band

West Australian Music (WAM) is excited to announce the release of its fifteenth regional recording compilation – Demos from the Ngaanyatjarra Lands and Esperance....

WAM Board Member | Invitation to Apply

About WAM The West Australian contemporary music sector is home to some of Australia’s biggest and most exciting acts. Valued at over $1 billion, it...

WAM drop debut singles from upcoming ‘Demos from the Ngaanyatjarra Lands and Esperance’ regional recording double album

West Australian Music (WAM) is incredibly proud to share the debut singles from its fifteenth regional recording compilation – Demos from the Ngaanyatjarra Lands...

Girls Rock! WA Creative Conference

Girls Rock! WA returns this April school holidays with the free-entry, two-day Girls Rock! Creative Conference for young female, trans and non-binary folks. Following...

WAM and State Library of WA open submissions for Corridors of Blissterday: A Sonic Re-Imagining of WA History

West Australian Music (WAM) and the State Library of WA (SLWA) are inviting WA based emerging and early-career sound artists and musicians to immerse...

WAM response to Level 2 COVID-19 Business Assistance Package

WAM welcome today’s COVID-19 support package announcement from the WA Government and their acknowledgement that the arts industry is in great need of financial...

WAM Song of the Year Competition extended!

Haven’t submitted your entry for the 2022 Song of the Year Competition yet? Don’t fret! Entries have been extended to Friday 25 February! One of...

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Millennials and Gen Z prioritise impact investments

Almost 73% of Millennials and Generation Z demand that their investment portfolios include Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria, says a new global study conducted by one of the world’s largest independent financial and asset management organizations.​ In the deVere Group poll of more than 800 clients around the world, 72.8% said it was a […]

Looming sustainability regulation is propelling the need for mandated digital ESG reporting by Australia’s largest organisations

Some of Australia’s largest organisations, including Deloitte Australia and PwC Australia, would support mandatory digital ESG reporting as incoming sustainability regulations act as a catalyst for much-needed innovation. Speaking at corporate reporting cloud platform provider, Workiva’s, Accelerate event in Sydney, attended by the likes of Challenger, Yancoal, UNSW, and others, some of Australia’s largest organisations talked […]

Warning for Western Sydney: ignore trees at your peril

Above: TCL’s Terrence Stapleton at Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre, NSW (photography Peter Ayres) Proposed precincts of more than 5,000 homes, along with a new international airport, will see Western Sydney take off over the next few years. Little wonder it’s the state’s fastest-growing region. As planning progresses, local landscape architect Terrence Stapleton is […]

Xpansiv Completes Capital Raise Led by Aramco Ventures

Xpansiv®, the leading market infrastructure provider for the global energy transition, today announced it has finalized a new capital raise led by Aramco Ventures, a leading investor in low-carbon energy and sustainability, and existing investors. The investment will be used to support the further development of Xpansiv’s global energy and environmental markets infrastructure solutions as […]

The 50 most influential ESG corporate professionals in Australia named

By FS Sustainability The 50 most influential environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) professionals working at ASX-listed companies have been named by trade publication FS Sustainability in the 2024 ESG Power50 guide. Running for the second year, the ESG Power50 comprises individuals that hail from diverse industries, each wielding significant influence in their respective spheres. This year’s Power50 […]

Distressing lack of access to palliative care highlighted in new data

Palliative Care Australia New data released during National Palliative Care Week reveals the benefits of palliative care for those with a terminal diagnosis but also highlights a distressing lack of access to the symptom control, and social and emotional support palliative care offers. Produced by the Australian Institute of...

Salvatori Lolicato – A Ceramic Artist Opens Studios at VegOut

As part of Melbourne Design Week local St Kilda artist Salvatori Lolicato will have some of his wonderful art on display. SHAKESPEARE GROVE ARTIST STUDIOS | EXHIBITION AND OPEN STUDIOS Presented by City of Port Phillip Salvatori Lolicato Ceramic Artist B.A (visual Arts) Distinction ANU, Canberra Dip Ed Deakin University, Melbourne As a St Kilda identity […]

Going Green: Leveraging Sustainability in the Restaurant Industry

More than just a trend, sustainability is becoming an essential factor in running any business, and nowhere is it more important than in the restaurant industry, which relies on the quality and availability of plants, animals, and other natural resources. It’s also true that a growing number of restaurant guests seek sustainability too, with one […]

Demystifying ATAR Scores: Everything You Need to Know About Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank

Navigating the final years of secondary education can be a daunting experience for students, educators, and parents alike. Among the myriad of considerations, understanding the Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) stands out as a crucial aspect of the tertiary education application process.  This comprehensive guide aims to demystify...

4 Industries Where Applications of Satellite Images Makes Difference

Satellite-retrieved pictures, gathered from space by both government and private-sector satellites, serve as a crucial tool for monitoring Earth's dynamic systems. These images not only track changes in the physical landscape — such as alterations in water bodies, air quality, and vegetation — but also help in...

Update to National Palliative Care Standards released

At a key moment in Australia’s health reform journey, the long-standing benchmark for the delivery of quality palliative care has been updated. “Our National Standards for Spe cialist Palliative Care Services have played a key role in strengthening the sector’s work and delivering quality of life to patients and families for...

The Odd Couple – The Play [Melb]

Neil Simon’s classic comedy The Odd Couple celebrates its opening night at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre on 23 May 2024. Starring as Oscar and Felix in The Odd Couple are Shane Jacobson and Todd McKenney, the archetypal odd couple, as different as chalk and cheese, but best mates and...