Centre for Stories

Sharing stories to encourage a more inclusive society.

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It has been a pleasure having our 2022 Elders-in-Residence, Kaylene Poon, Dennis Haskell and Sunil Govinnage, join us at Centre for Stories this past year.

We are now raising funds to ensure our successful Elder-in-Residence program continues for a second year in 2023, supporting three more Elders to be paid while they work on a creative practice at Centre for Stories, and ensuring our next generation of emerging writers continue to receive invaluable feedback and mentoring from them.

Let’s show how much we value the wisdom of our Elders and encourage more intergenerational creative collaboration! Consider making a donation today.

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Storytelling Programs

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We believe everyone has a story to tell.

Whether you’re a writer or orator, our programs will empower you to share your stories with the world.

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We have helped more than 500 people tell their story. Get to know one of our featured artists or explore our collections of written and oral stories as well as interviews.

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Stories that will expand your horizon of what it means to be human.

The Centre for Stories Podcast is a series of conversations, stories and insights into the complex, funny, tragic, reflective and all-together human experiences that make our lives meaningful.

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Under The Paving Stones, The Beach features the poetry, prose and non-fiction writing from emerging talent in Western Australia.

This anthology joins an array of other publications published by Centre for Stories that aim to showcase the outcomes of our storytelling programs and writers from diverse and historically underrepresented backgrounds.

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Storytelling Services

Word Up: Youth Program

Helping them to find their voice

Thanks for being here with us! We enjoyed having a new concept to learn English, and all that you brought with it. We loved how you came with a great mind to teach us and how much we learnt during the process! – Anonymous student, Yule Brook College
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We’re on a mission to create a diverse, inclusive, and cohesive society through the art of storytelling. Join us in supporting emerging artists and sharing powerful stories from across our community.

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