Welcome to the Perth History Centre

The Centre is part of the City of Perth Cultural Collections and includes significant research opportunities relating to the history of the City of Perth.

Here you can access oral histories and podcasts based on History Centre recordings, telling remarkable human stories about life in the City.

Untold Stories of Perth

From snake charmers and refugees desperate to fit in, to a wildly popular amusement park – hear the untold stories of Perth.

Voices of World War II Perth

Hear about the impact of World War II on Perth and how it shaped our city and most importantly the people that worked, lived and played here during that period.