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  • Royal Agricultural Society of WA Welcomes New General Manager May 21, 2024 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  21 May 2024 – The Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia (RASWA) proudly announces the appointment of Joanna Hos as its new General Manager – Agriculture and Events. Bringing a breadth of Executive leadership expertise and a passion for Western Australia's cultural and agricultural sectors to the role, Joanna will be integral… » Read More
  • Claremont Showground Men’s Shed Has Taken Off April 18, 2024 - PRESS RELEASE 18 April 2024     Claremont Mayor Jock Barker welcomed at the Showground Men’s Shed for a special morning tea to unveil a new shade sail funded by a Town of Claremont Community grant. The visit offered Mayor Barker an opportunity to find out more about the thriving community initiative focused on facilitating… » Read More
  • The Wild-Western Australia: Cowboy Core Comes to Perth for The Muster April 9, 2024 - PRESS RELEASE  Western Australians are in for a treat, with Cowboy Core set to take over Perth with the return of The Muster rodeo and country music festival at the Claremont Showground on 13 April 2024.  Cowboy core is currently riding high on the cultural zeitgeist with musical icons Beyoncé, Lana Del Rey and Taylor… » Read More
  • RASWA Continues to Support WA Artists with the Return of the Perth Royal Art Prize for 2024 April 9, 2024 - The prestigious Perth Royal Art Prize has returned for 2024 with a prize pool of $24,000 on offer for artworks that interpret the theme of Landscape. Established by the Royal Agricultural Society of WA (RASWA) in 1974, the Perth Royal Art Prize for Landscape has grown in artistic calibre each year, with many artists using… » Read More
  • Statement issued 15 February 2024 February 14, 2024 - The Royal Agricultural Society of WA (“RASWA”) and Cirque du Soleil have been working together for some time to consider various layout options for its event at the Claremont Showground. After the review of the different building scenarios and weighing up a range of safety, operational, community and environmental impacts, RASWA and Cirque du Soleil… » Read More
  • Agriculture’s International Spotlight to Shine on Scotland December 18, 2023 - Tickets have gone on sale for an international agricultural conference with Royal roots being hosted in Scotland.    The Princess Royal is President of the 30th Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth (RASC) Conference, an organisation which was founded in 1957 by her father, the late Duke of Edinburgh Prince Phillip. He served as President… » Read More
  • Top beers take out Award honours June 13, 2023 - The best beers and brewers have been recognised for excellence at the prestigious 2023 Perth Royal Beer Awards. Held on 9 June at Claremont Showground, the awards highlight the best from across the industry, with more than 50 exhibitors providing 574 beers for our expert judges to taste. » Read More
  • A Muster do for Perth this May March 13, 2023 - Rodeo & Country Music Festival comes to the CityClaremont Showground is set to come alive in a surprising new way this May when Perth’ inaugural The Muster rodeo and country music extravaganza hits the city.The Muster will bring together some of Australia’s best country artists on the same bill as a wildly exciting rodeo.Stars of… » Read More
  • SHOWGROUND REDEVELOPMENT IMPROVEMENT PLAN January 17, 2023 - Today, the Showground Redevelopment “Improvement Plan” was announced by the Hon Rita Saffioti MA, Minister for Transport, Planning, and Ports.The Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia (RASWA) has been considering redevelopment of the Showground, and welcomes this small, but important, step.The Improvement Plan enables RASWA to continue progressing the future redevelopment directly with the State… » Read More
  • Express your interest for our Community Garden project! February 29, 2024 - The Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia is currently seeking expressions of interest from consulting individuals or organisations with knowledge or of community garden planning, design and management. The Project Within Phase One, RASWA will commission a study to assess the feasibility for a community (communal) garden at the Claremont Showground. We envisage a unique… » Read More
  • EVOKE AG 2024: GRAIN INNOVATION ON TOUR January 2, 2024 - Don’t miss this opportunity to get around town and see some of the most exciting facilities at the forefront of agricultural innovation in Australia.   Hosted by the Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia, delegates are invited to join a tour to visit a selection of sites in the outer metro area, including: Australian Export Grains Innovation… » Read More
  • The steaks have never been higher! October 31, 2023 - The best premium producers in the Branded Meats and Smallgoods categories gathered with much anticipation on Friday night, 27 October 2023, to have the winning producers announced for 2023. Held at the Claremont Showgrounds, the prestigious 2023 Perth Royal Food Awards (Branded Meats and Smallgoods) recognised the top producers across the industry. The branded meats… » Read More
  • Bush tucker and Asian flavours inspire top dairy and chocolate award winners July 5, 2023 - Australian native herbs proved flavour of the moment, with bush tucker influenced gelato and cheese winning top gongs at the recent Perth Royal Dairy and Chocolate Awards, while a Japanese fruit inspired chocolate took out the Champion Chocolate trophy. The awards were held at Claremont Showground on Friday 30 June, and featured the very best… » Read More