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A fresh approach to telling little known stories from Perth’s history.

Untold Stories of Perth podcast

From snake charmers, planned segregation, and refugees desperate to fit in, this fascinating look at the Untold Stories of Perth is based on new and existing oral history interviews from the City of Perth's Cultural Collections.

The first three episodes were produced by Barking Wolf and Elsa Silberstein. 

Future episodes, covering more of Perth’s untold stories are due to be released soon.  

Episode 3 – Chinese & Italian Legacies

Episode 2 - The Coolbaroo Club

Episode 1 - White City & The Perth Prohibited Area


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For more information on the City of Perth’s Cultural Collections, please contact our Cultural Collections team at If you have an enquiry about the City of Perth’s history & heritage, please contact our History Centre team at