Roe 8 Community Collecting Day, Saturday 15 July 2017

This post was originally published by MuseumsGalleries Australia  and is reposted with permission and thanks.   With the State Election on 11 March 2017 came the end of one of the most important environmental protests in Western Australia’s history; a protest that helped change the State Government with a landslide victory for Labor, and which … Continue reading Roe 8 Community Collecting Day, Saturday 15 July 2017

The poetics of protest: Beeliar and beyond

by Patricia Harris Over the past three decades, scientists have documented the major and irreversible damage that a major freeway will inflict on the woodlands and wetlands of Beeliar Regional Park. The Barnett Government’s refusal to listen has been obdurate and staggering. By the end of January 2017, bulldozers had destroyed large swathes of natural … Continue reading The poetics of protest: Beeliar and beyond