SLWA on ABC Radio

'Walking on Water' podcast
Dr Kate and producer Gina Pickering, on ABC Radio, discuss making the new State Library podcast series ‘Rare Stories from the West’.
WA Reflections project
A discussion about how this mini-documentary took Sir Frederick Samson's personal film collection and transposed it over 21st century Fremantle as explored by a skater.
Senior Subject Specialist John Hughes, delves into the newly acquired Graham "Polly" Farmer collection and the history of this extraordinary footballer.
Women's Art Forum
Dr Kate discusses ARTEMIS, an organisation devoted to raising the status of Perth women in the arts in the 1980s.
Let’s remember one of WA’s great Olympians, Shirley Strickland. The State Library holds her private archives, photographs and an oral history.
Dr Kate unpacks why we have a surprising collection of D.H. Lawrence letters that were written to WA’s Mollie Skinner.
Dr Kate on ABC Radio
The State Library’s Storylines program is an online portal for Aboriginal communities and families around the State digitally returning thousands of photographs of Aboriginal people.
Listen to the incredible case of the murder of Cyril Gidley by his spurned lover Audrey Jacob at the Government House Ballroom in 1925, brought to life in a new short film.
Dr Kate and Dr Shino Konishi discuss the French exploration voyages to the Western Australian coast in the early 1800s and a very special watercolour and ink drawing in the State Library collection.
WA Reflections project
Join Dr Adam Trainer from the State Library with HiFi Club President Colin Nichol and filmmaker Dominic Pratt as they discuss the WA Reflections project and the first film to be launched from it – Generation Hi-Fi.
(1876 – 1968)
Listen to Dr Kate explore the legacy of Kathleen O’Connor and her significance as an artist with a distinctive body of work as a painter, through the State Library’s private archive collection.
Mavis Phillips (nee Walley 1921–1982) is one of Australia’s earliest known Indigenous photographers.