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Perth Heritage Days: The Way We Worked.

Our fair city did not just happen. From the early days of settlement there were systems and processes put in place to make the colony work. Just as there were people charged with  the duty of carrying out the work. In 2016, the 8th annual Perth Heritage Days will reflect on…

“The Way We Worked”

As people began to settle in this foreign land, they sought ways to adapt the rules and social customs of their homeland in a manner that was workable in an environment with no on-hand support services.

From government to legal and court systems, roads and transport, emergency services, food producers, religious services, health-care, waste disposal and factories, the colonists worked on every part of community infrastructure to create a functioning, orderly city.

Throughout our young history these work processes have changed many times to build, mould and fashion the state in which we live now. 

Perth – The Way We Worked, will be revealed through different mediums including; exhibitions, guided walks, fascinating talks by passionate presenters, workshops, and interactive drama and music presentations in associated open buildings. We plan to bring the way Perth worked in the past alive and make the weekend a journey of exploration, fun and adventure for all the family.

With over 80 different activities, this weekend looks set to be the best Perth Heritage Days to date. Starting with the landing of 18 vintage biplanes on Langley Park, ‘never before seen’ exhibitions and open buildings including the newly restored Palace Hotel, over a dozen talks from eminent speakers, museums not normally accessible to the general public at the weekend, the problem will be to choose what not to see!

Discover The Way We Worked at this FREE weekend journey of exploration, fun and adventure for all the family.

The program is NOW available online at

MEDIA ENQUIRIES: Gina Church | M: 0409 299 220 | E: