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Untold Stories of Perth

Untold Stories of Perth is a podcast series funded by the City of Perth exploring fascinating and lesser-known histories of our city. Centre for Stories produced three episodes to contribute to this collection. Take a listen to learn about the punk music scene in 1970s Perth, the history and legacy of St Catherine’s College, and the deeply significant past of the Perth Mosque.

Episodes
Perth Punk Scene
St Catherine’s College
Perth Mosque

 

Students at St Catherine’s College, taken the second year after the College’s relocation to its current home on Stirling Highway. Published in the West Australian on 8 March 1962. From left to right: Kathy Moore, Gael Phillips, Judy Wetters, Felicity Ralph, Shirley McCleod, Gillian Ovens, Jenny Kerr and Sue Halliday.
Photographer: Unknown.
Source: St Catherine’s College.

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