Venue and Festival Information

All Perth Writers Festival events are at The University of Western Australia (35 Stirling Highway, Crawley), except for Martin Amis, Saturday 2 Feb, which is at the Perth Concert Hall. If you need assistance at any time, please ask one of our many friendly volunteers wearing Festival t-shirts, or visit the information booth, which is located adjacent to Writers Central.

Wheel chair access and captioned performances

All Perth Writers Festival venues are wheelchair accessible. 

Captioned performances for the hearing impaired:
Margaret Drabble, Fri 21 Feb, 11.30am–12.30pm, Octagon Theatre
Martin Amis, Sat 22 Feb, 8–9pm, Perth Concert Hall
Please advise if captioned seats are required when booking.


Main parking areas are indicated on the above map. For further information please contact the Festival Info Centre on 08 6488 5555. Parking restrictions apply and illegal parking will attract an infringement notice.

Additional Parking: Friday 21 February

As parking will be limited on Friday 21 February, Perth Festival has organised additional FREE parking at Sir Charles Court Reserve near Broadway and The Avenue. Directional signage will be in place along Hackett Drive to assist you.

A free shuttle bus will operate between this car park and The University Club from 9am–7pm.

Public Transport
For timetables and information, visit or call 13 62 13

Summer Weather
Remember to be prepared for the hot weather with your hat and sunscreen.