Story Series

Michael Tsolakis is 97. He shares the story of coming from Greece to Australia in 1938, and the outpouring love from his mother and community that got him there.
“Whenever we come together as a family which wouldn’t happen very often… we would all eat Vietnamese food and spring rolls were definitely one of the ones we’d all have. There's a feeling of community coming together, like a reunion almost.”
After Christine Brown's daughter tried to take her own life, Christine joined the fight for the recognition of the importance of mental health.
I am Danny, I am 25 and my family are of South African and Indian Heritage.
Islands of Home is the second series in Centre for Stories’ collection, The Indian Ocean. Written by Agustinus Wibowo, they bring to life intimate and telling moments of contemporary Indonesian society in five parts.
Roaring Nineties is a series of stories from our elders collected throughout 2018. This collection of stories features the memories of yesteryear; accounts of war, racism, technological triumph, assimilation, and… View Stories
Everyone has a story to tell, and the stories of migrants are particularly important to be heard. View Stories
Bread & Butter is a monthly dinner and storytelling event designed to make you think deeply about social issues. A new storyteller every month will share a personal story with 40 guests in the dining room at the Centre for Stories. Come along and make new friends, hear a new story, and get to know your community. Compulsory: open ears and an open mind. View Stories
Australian and more explores the dissonance and delights of an individual straddling two cultures in Western Australia’s current social atmosphere. This series of five stories shares perspectives of people with Chinese, Malaysian, South African-Indian and Iraqi heritage. View Stories
The Indian Ocean is a series of stories that locates Centre for Stories in our geographic region. Crossing over national boundaries, this is work that seeks to articulate and express what… View Stories
If on a winter's day a traveler is a Centre for Stories project for the City of Perth's Winter Arts Season 2017. It references Italo Calvino's 1979 novel If on a winter's night a traveler View Stories
Food, Faith and Love in WA is a nine-piece video series that has captured the stories of an incredible and diverse group of West Australians surrounding three of the most basic human values. This series was created for the Office of Multicultural Interests for Harmony Week 2017. View Stories
A Mile in My Shoes was an empathy shoe shop, where visitors were invited to walk a mile in the shoes of a stranger – literally. View Stories
Bright Lights No City, was a project documenting LGBTQIA+ youth experiences about growing up queer in regional WA. A series of nine stories, five oral stories and four written stories,… View Stories
This series of stories focuses on young people and their favourite dishes passed down from their mothers, fathers, aunties, uncles and grandparents. It celebrates the connection between food and culture; how food often acts as a gateway to stories of yesteryear. View Stories
The Rottnest Swim is a 19.7km open water swim from Cottesloe Beach to Rottnest Island. Playfully nicknamed ‘The Rotto Swim’, it is one of Western Australia’s most iconic events and one of the biggest open-water swimming events in the world. View Stories
At the Centre for Stories, we are true believers that everybody has a story to tell. Special Stories are stand-alone stories from within our community that deserve to be heard.… View Stories
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