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Book remembers a powerful chapter in Perth’s history

A book released by Curtin University’s publishing arm, Black Swan Press, is shining a new light on one of Perth’s important historical buildings, the East Perth Power Station. Powering Perth, edited by Perth historian Dr Lenore Layman, tracks the Power Station’s history from construction in 1916 through to its closure 1981 and subsequent plans for Read More

Curtin University lecture series to ignite debate

Curtin University is preparing to launch a series of monthly public lectures designed to encourage public debate around a number of contentious issues that often have polarising viewpoints. Nuclear energy, military history and the politics of asylum seekers are some of the topics featured in the eight-part public lecture series ‘Provocations and Contentions’ hosted by Read More