Monday 24th April from Pointe des Galets
DEPARTURE Tuesday 25th April @ 1500 hrs for Melbourne
VESSEL DETAILS Container ship
Mrs Samsons of Fremantle – book now for Heritage Week in Life, Law & Culture
This Heritage Week make sure to see the historic Fanny's Cottage/Samson Family Museum in Cliff Street. The museum will be open to the public on two mornings in May to present “Mrs Samsons of Fremantle".
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!
Interview with Ronelle Brossard in Fremantle People
Ronelle Brossard is a household name to many in and around Fremantle, you can hear her wonderful story as told to FSN.


The City is a unique window of our past, 19th century Gold Rush days, of the social outcomes of 20th century World Wars, of the streams of migrants landing at Fremantle Port, their doorway to the great continent, energising Fremantle by their dreams of abundant life, their industriousness and their will to succeed. We must cherish and continue to celebrate the exuberance of Fremantle. CONTAINERS Walking the streets of Fremantle, whether in the City’s Centre or the satellite suburbs of East and North Fremantle, Hilton or North Cockburn, the imprints of history are palpable, when encountered by the imaginative facades…
Seen on Anzac Day in Seen in Freo
'Not forgotten nor forsaken, are the lads no longer here, I shall call and you will waken, On this one day of the year' From 'Landing in the Dawn' John Sandes 1916. FSN was honoured to take photos on ANZAC day.
Seen on the Ocean Warrior in Seen in Freo
There were free ship tours aboard the 'Sea Shepherd' vessel the Ocean Warrior on Sunday the 23rd. The Warrior has just returned from ‘Operation Nemesis’, the Antarctic Whaling defence campaign. FSN was on board to take some snaps.
Seen at the Street Arts Festival in Seen in Freo
Over the Easter long weekend, Freo’s streets are alive with some of the World’s best street theatre artists. There were also rascally pirates galore on the Duyfken! FSN was in the middle of the action, to take a few snaps.
The UN of Football in Life, Law & Culture
If you love the world game, call by Bruce Lee Oval on South Street, Beaconsfield on a Saturday afternoon to see the most wonderful assortment of talent on show, from all around the world. Neil Rose, one of the players, explains what happens and how it has come about.
The full-sized Warriors of New South Wales, 1813, by John Heaviside Clark.
Australian War Memorial
Did Indigenous warriors influence the development of Australian rules football? in Life, Law & Culture
There are aspects of Australian rules football that never fail to puzzle the uninitiated.

Welcome to Fremantle Shipping News!

We are an online magazine all about Fremantle. Each week in the In Port photograph right under our FSN banner, we will feature interesting vessels in port.  It may be a cruise ship, or a huge container ship, or a scientific vessel passing through Fremantle, or something else besides. Where have they come from, where are they going, and just what are they doing here?  We will try to answer these questions. In the Shipping News department we will present regular articles with a shipping or maritime flavour. In the launch edition we feature an article about what is happening…
Little poems of ship names – mismatched and serendipitous pairings in Life, Law & Culture
Jo Darbyshire writes about her work on recycled book covers and the ships that provide inspiration.
"Rain Boy" Winner 2013
The 2017 Fremantle International Portrait Prize in Life, Law & Culture
The Fremantle Portrait Prize was the brainchild of Dale Neill, a distinguished Fremantle portrait photographer and is now the fastest growing photography award in the country.
Interview with Ric and Kat Longley in Fremantle People
Ric and Kat Longley give us their insightful account of an ever-changing Fremantle, in which their deep love of Fremantle shines through.

Bringing the Mediterranean to Fremantle

Picture the scene: It’s 1675, in the gulf of Naples, and the wooden felucca boat Giovannina is plying trade from Naples to Castellamare, from Calabria to Sicily. This is the beginning of the Aponte family’s long relationship with sea trade – one which continues to evolve to this very day. Picture another scene: It’s 1834, and young Canadian Frederick Dalgety disembarks ship in Sydney to become an apprentice clerk. The pastoral and shipping business he went on to establish – Dalgety & Company - became one of the most important in Australia. In 2016, unexpectedly, these two stories intersect in…

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