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Lectures & Talks in Perth 


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Perth is home to five universities, countless business, industry, political and community organisations providing access to talks and lectures from learned local and international renowned academics to outrageous hysterics. Until now, the content’s never been easy to find. We are working closely with the universities and other institutions to provide a one-stop shop. Don’t miss your chance to get your content first-hand!

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Edge Shorts

A program of playwriting workshops and script readings for ten-minute plays so you can develop a ten-minute play for Short+Sweet 2022 or to develop your general playwriting skills.

  • Dates:May 30, Jul 25, Sep 5, October 3, Nov 5
  • Time(s):Workshops 2pm-5pm; Readings 10am-4pm
  • Venue:Zoom

Details

  • Hosted By:Edge Performance Writers
  • Ticket Price:$50 full price, $25 Edge member discount, $10 students
  • Type:Workshops
  • Other:Lectures & Talks,Artist & Author Talks,Literature

Description

Edge Performance Writers has teamed up with Short+Sweet Perth to offer you a series of online (on Zoom) playwriting workshops and script readings for ten-minute plays. The full program is designed so writers can develop their ten-minute scripts for Short+Sweet 2022 ready for it to be offered to directors, but you're also welcome to attend one, two, or all of the workshops to develop your general playwriting skills. They are a rare opportunity to learn from three highly experienced theatre artists. After the three workshops are two script readings: the first is for anyone developing a Short+Sweet script, the second is so Edge Performance Writers members can receive a second reading and feedback on their Short+Sweet script and also offer it to our invited directors to perform at Short+Sweet Perth 2022. Directors are also invited to register their interest here to attend the Final Script Readings for your input and to get a first look at the plays being developed for the Short+Sweet 2022 festival.

Find Your Happy Workshop - Turning Festive Season Stress into Joy

Attend our 3-hour workshop to help deal with anxieties caused by the time of year, and kick off the year on a high note, feeling confident and accomplished.

  • Dates:October 23, 2021
  • Time(s):9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Venue: 484 Albany Hwy, Victoria Park WA 6100, Australia

Details

  • Hosted By:Happiness Co
  • Ticket Price:$10
  • Type:Community,For Charity / Fundraising,Workshops
  • Other:Health,Lectures & Talks,Well Being

Description

Join CEO and Founder of Happiness Co, Julian Pace, and his team as they run you through ways to manage stress and anxiety at the end of the year. Reset your vision for Christmas and beyond! Key takeaways: - Creating joy in uncertain times - Find happiness, purpose, and passion for the holidays - Lifting your emotional set points

Lester Prize Artist Talks

Lester Prize x AGWA Youth Advisory Panel talks with WA Finalists

  • Dates:Oct 30
  • Time(s):10.30AM-12PM

Details

  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free
  • Other:Artist & Author Talks,Lectures & Talks
  • Event Venue:Art Gallery of WA
  • Produced By:The Lester Prize

Description

AGWA's Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) takes the floor and puts our 2021 WA Finalists in the spotlight. Join five of our Western Australian Finalists for a morning of in-gallery floor talks hosted by the Art Gallery of Western Australia's Youth Advisory Panel (YAP). The YAP is a group of enthusiastic and bright young people between the ages of 15 and 21 that meets once a month to contribute to ideas, programming and events for youth. Hear them dig deep into the stories behind the portraits and learn what makes our local artists tick. This event will feature YAP talks with Lester Prize WA Finalists: Jenny Davies, Anne McCaughey, Jordan Andreotta, Cameron Richards, Jana Vodesil-Baruffi and Desiree Crossing.

Speakers Project

Attend the 2-day Speakers Project to maximize your influence and impact in public speaking.

  • Dates:October 30-31
  • Time(s):8:00AM to 6:00PM
  • Venue:484 Albany Hwy, Victoria Park WA 6100, Australia

Details

  • Hosted By:Happiness Co
  • Ticket Price:1000
  • Type:Workshops,Adults Only
  • Other:Business & Politics,Lectures & Talks

Description

Join award-winning Keynote Speaker and Entrepreneur Julian Pace and his panel of diverse speakers to take you through 2 full days of practical speaking training like no other. Learn from: - Robbie Figg - Steph Gorton - Kim Barrett - Carmen Braidwood - Ross Wallman Key takeaways: - Speak with confidence - Increase engagement and humour - Learn to leave the audience impacted and inspired - Learn to educate effectively - How to position your own brand online - Improve tone and body language - Increase credibility and professionalism This 2-day workshop is designed for you whether you: - Want to start your own business and need training on etiquette in speaking and leading - Want to create strong online branding - Are looking to improve media/journalism skills in particular in front of a camera - Are a corporate leader looking to improve your skills and create a more lasting impact - Would like to become a speaker as a side-hustle or career eg MC, Podcaster, Keynote Speaker or Life Coach

Spring Watch - Local walking guided tour Yanchep Foreshore

Free guided walks and bushcare days - Explore the abundant natural beauty in our backyard on a free guided walk or bushcare day hosted by the City of Wanneroo’s Conservation team this spring.

  • Dates:Tuesday 9 November
  • Venue:Mary Lindsay Homestead, 100 Capricorn Esplanade, Yanchep
  • Time(s):9.30am–11.30am

Details

  • Other:Lectures & Talks
  • Food & Drink:Other
  • Produced By:City of Wanneroo
  • Type:Community,Free
  • Hosted By:City of Wanneroo (Conservation Team)
  • Ticket Price:FREE

Description

Come and explore your local conservation reserve with an experienced guide who will introduce you to an array of plants and animals living in your local area. Learn about local flora and fauna from an experienced guide, and share in some morning tea afterwards with the rest of your tour. Be sure to dress for the occasion; wear sturdy enclosed shoes, a hat, sunscreen and bring a water bottle. Details: - Yanchep Foreshore - Tuesday 9 November // 9.30am–11.30am - Held, in conjunction with Yanchep Coastcare and Perth NRM - Meet at Mary Lindsay Homestead, 100 Capricorn Esplanade, Yanchep - Wheelchair accessible How to book: For more information and to book, contact the City or Wanneroo Conservation team on 9405 5000 or email conservationmaint@wanneroo.wa.gov.au

Spring Watch - Local walking guided tour Mindarie Foreshore

Free guided walks and bushcare days - Explore the abundant natural beauty in our backyard on a free guided walk or bushcare day hosted by the City of Wanneroo’s Conservation team this spring.

  • Dates:Sunday 14 November
  • Venue:Meet at the car park on Rosslare Promenade, Mindarie
  • Time(s):9.30am–11.30am

Details

  • Other:Lectures & Talks
  • Food & Drink:Other
  • Produced By:City of Wanneroo
  • Type:Community,Free
  • Hosted By:City of Wanneroo (Conservation Team)
  • Ticket Price:FREE

Description

Come and explore your local conservation reserve with an experienced guide who will introduce you to an array of plants and animals living in your local area. Learn about local flora and fauna from an experienced guide, and share in some morning tea afterwards with the rest of your tour. Be sure to dress for the occasion; wear sturdy enclosed shoes, a hat, sunscreen and bring a water bottle. Mindarie Foreshore Sunday 14 November // 9.30am–11.30am In conjunction with the Quinns Rocks Environmental Group and Perth NRM Meet at the car park on Rosslare Promenade, Mindarie Wheelchair accessible How to book For more information and to book, contact the City or Wanneroo Conservation team on 9405 5000 or email conservationmaint@wanneroo.wa.gov.au.