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From Fremantle to Durban – the Uthando Project continues… in Life, Law & Culture
A short ‘photographic essay’ showcasing some of the wonderful people involved in this project.
10 great things to do in Fremantle this week in Life, Law & Culture
We've scoured the town to find you the best things to do in Freo this week!
As Harry Potter turns 20 in Life, Law & Culture
The Harry Potter series has been celebrated for encouraging children to read, condemned as a commercial rather than a literary success and had its status as literature challenged.

Help the Homeless Art Auction Saturday 17 June

Soroptimist International of Fremantle is delighted to present the eighth annual Help the Homeless Art Auction at the Fremantle Town Hall, on Saturday 17 June, preceded by public viewing. The auction has steadily built a reputation as a premier event, while providing a much needed financial boost for services to the homeless. Beneficiaries the Freo Street Doctor, The Sisters’ Place and the Fremantle Multicultural Centre all provide an invaluable service to those in need medically and psychologically, who by a culmination of circumstances, have found their lives devalued and their self esteem lost: Freo Street Doctor mobile health clinic serves…
Seen at the Art Auction in Seen in Freo
FSN was at the Soroptomist Help the Homeless Art Auction’ on the Weekend. What a wonderful event to support Freo Street Doctor, The Sisters Place, and the Fremantle Multicultural centre. It was a joy to be there to take the photos.
Seen on the INS Shivalik in Seen in Freo
Three Indian Naval vessels arrived in Fremantle last week. The INS Shivalik, INS Kamorta and INS Jyoti. FSN was on the Shivalik on their open day to chat to and photograph the fabulous people on board.
Seen on World Ocean Day in Seen in Freo
United Nations Association of Australia (Environment committee) hosted a community land and water beach clean up and BBQ for World Oceans Day 2017. FSN was there to get some snaps of all the fabulous folk involved.
Interview with Marcus Beilby in Fremantle People
Marcus Beilby, well known Fremantle and Australian photo-realist artist, kindly agreed to talk to FSN
Writing the WA wheatbelt, a place of radical environmental change in Life, Law & Culture
In two 30-year periods, an area in WA roughly the size of England was stripped of native vegetation for farming. It has produced some of our finest writers.

Songs of the Sea

The Lost Quays are a popular 11 voice male choir dedicated to singing sea songs and shanties. How more Fremantle could they be! A sea shanty (chantey, chanty) is a type of song that was commonly sung by old time sailors to pass the time and the hard labour when sailing large merchant vessels across the seas. The rhythms of the songs tended to co-ordinate the work efforts of the men. Whether that was the sailors' idea or their bosses is a good question! At their concerts, traditional as well as contemporary folk songs, mostly a…
Movie Review – The Zookeepers Wife in Life, Law & Culture
Written by MB The maxim, 'Man's inhumanity to man makes countless thousands mourn' is never far from mind throughout this…
Interview with Lynne Jones and Lyn DiCiero from Soroptomists International Fremantle in Fremantle People
Interview with Lynne and Lyn about Soroptomists International Fremantle and the Help The Homeless Art Auction on June 17.
Movie Review – Jasper Jones in Life, Law & Culture
Written by MB Let me say right off, I just loved this movie. Arthouse in the very best sense of…

Mrs Samsons of Fremantle – book now for Heritage Week

The Australian Heritage Festival is celebrated in Western Australia between 18 April and 21 May 2017. As part of the Festival, the Samson Merchant Museum in Cliff Street will be open to the public on two mornings in May to present "Mrs Samsons of Fremantle". This will enable visitors to discover the voices of the wives of the early merchants in the colony, and to view artefacts relating to this West Australian business of Lionel Samson dating from 1829. Listen to the words in the recently discovered letters which give glimpses into these remarkable women’s lives, enjoy a presentation by…

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