Here are some links that we like, including practical info to help you navigate our city.
THE PRACTICAL STUFF
Transperth – Perth’s public transport service. Information including timetables and how to get about.
Bureau of Meteorology – The official Australian government guide to weather. Try not to get addicted to the radar monitor for oncoming rain.
The Australian – The national newspaper to keep you up to date.
The West Australian – The local rag.
Wotif – Need somewhere to stay? We recommend Wotif for great, legitimate accommodation deals.
ARTS AND CULTURE / FESTIVALS
Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts – A not-for-profit arts organisation presenting the best in contemporary art and performance throughout the year.
Perth Festival – Runs yearly in February and March, spanning a multitude of artistic and cultural events, including the ever popular Chevron Gardens for live music.
Fremantle Arts Centre – A not-for-profit organisation centred around promoting arts and cultural events in Fremantle and who host events related to art, fashion, music and design.
Perth Cultural Centre – Read up on events happening in and around the Perth Cultural Centre precinct.
Sunset Events – They are behind many of the music festivals held throughout the year, including Southbound, Laneway and West Coast Blues ‘N’ Roots.
On William – A collective centred around William St, Northbridge and a guide to all the happenings on this increasingly hip strip.
Love Freo – A cute blog by Freo locals, including such things as pics of street art, places of interest and design related bits.
Beaufort Street Network – A group of businesses and residents from the Mt Lawley/Highgate Beaufort Street Strip. They host events including the Beaufort Street Festival.
FRESH FOOD MARKETS
Farmers Markets – A full listing of WA based farmers markets, for all of your fresh produce needs, direct from the farm door.
Seasonal Produce Guide – Ok, so this isn’t a market as such, but very useful to get an idea of what’s in season, and what to plant in your veggie patch.
The Music – Online music guide.
78 Records – Great listing of gigs happening in Perth.
X-Press – Gig guides and a great round of up music events for the week, plus art, fashion and other items of interest.
RTRFM 92.1 – The best community radio station in Perth, and the station most worth listening to.
Triple J – Australia’s alternative radio station, packed with with tunes to rock your socks off. Comprehensive gig guide included.
720 ABC Perth – The national broadcaster’s Perth programming. Current affairs, talkback and a great support for all that’s going on in Perth.
STREET PRESS MAGAZINES
Scenestr – Music, comedy, the arts and fashion.
MOVING ON UP: forward thinking Perth people
Future Perth – A group of young, Perth folk who are passionate about their city and its potential for progression.
FORM – An independent, not-for-profit, cultural organisation, involved in developing and sustaining creativity in WA.
PERTH GUIDES – because we’re nice people 🙂
Visit Perth City – City of Perth’s own guide to Perth. Encompasses upcoming events as well as local businesses.
Western Australia – Tourism WA’s official website. Start here when beginning to plan your journey around WA. Lots of useful tips, guides and suggested itineraries.
Out In Perth – Perth’s premier Gay and Lesbian news publication.
Enjoy Perth – Comprehensive guide of daily events in Perth.
Two Feet & a Heartbeat – Get ready to discover Perth on a walking tour of the city!
OTHER AUSTRALIAN CITIES… So, venturing off to the East Coast huh? Check out some of these guides before you go
Broadsheet Melbourne – Melbourne’s up-to-date, hip guide of where to go and what to do with yourself once you get there.