Back to Our Beginnings

West Australian Newspapers has recorded WA’s history and significant events since 1833.

Back to Our Beginnings is a retrospective photographic exhibition which showcases the pictorial history of the state through the eyes of our award winning photographers and the people of Western Australia. The exhibition is a snapshot of the WA Newspapers’ historical archive and includes works by Fred Flood The West Australian’s first full-time photographer.

This iconic streetscape of St. Georges Terrace is typical of Mr Flood’s celebrated work and forms part of the Back to Our Beginnings retrospective.

Launches on the weekend of Saturday 14 October (open 11am to 3pm) and Sunday 15 October (open 10am to 4pm) then open throughout that week Monday 16 October to Friday 27 October 2017 (during standard building opening hours).

Exhibition curated by The West Australian and Perth Heritage Inc.