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Freo Today. 9 August 2022. Too cold to be out today, but Deanna Shanahan of the famous Instagram duo @flotsamandjetdam6162 was out and about at the Port yesterday and snapped this (Dream) Beauty. One really does wonder how these ROROs stay upright on the oceans!

Brother, can you spare a … new theatre? in Life, Law & Culture
Fremantle’s cherished Spare Parts Puppet Theatre has cancelled the remainder of its 2022 season after the State Government condemned the…
The Liminal Drifter Files in Life, Law & Culture
Welcome to our new music feature - The Liminal Drifter Files. We love ambient, electronic music. Something deeply soothing and…
After The Game With Gerry ‘Gero’ Robertson – #13 Vs The Dogs in Life, Law & Culture
10 plays 6 No duck, just dinner The Freo of old You gotta love the LOBBSTAR And Dave, of course…

View from the Round House with Martin Drum – #12 Opening Salvos

Welcome back to our politics podcast, View From The Round House With Martin Drum. Well, the new Albanese Labor Government is fully underway, including with the introduction of Bills in the latest Commonwealth Parliament, a Parliament replete with a more influential Greens Party and ‘Teal’ Independents. And there’s much on the agenda: aged care, climate, The Voice, ties … In this podcast, editor, Michael Barker, discusses these topics and more with Professor Martin Drum. Martin Drum is Professor of Politics and International Relations at Notre Dame University, Fremantle and a well know political pundit. You’ll want to hear just what…
Meet Marcus & Annie – Pioneering Customs Detector Dogs in Shipping News
The telling of this story would not have been possible without the input of Ian “Forrie” Forrest, as it was…
Maritime Movements – Congestion contained in Shipping News
Fremantle Ports doesn’t seem to have the congestion causing havoc found in so many other ports throughout the world. There…
Friday On My Mind – The Tie in Life, Law & Culture
So, I’m not talking the great tie in 1960, when Worrell’s Windies and Benaud’s Boys were incapable of producing a…
Talking the talk, walking the walk! in Life, Law & Culture
Freo folk are, by and large, great talkers. And a good number of them, truth be told, are also great…
Art auction a great success! in Life, Law & Culture
The 2022 Fremantle Soroptimists’ Help the Homeless Art Auction was a wonderful success last Saturday evening at the new Walyalup…
Grappling with Nepotism – Lessons from China? in Life, Law & Culture
Xinhua (Beijing), June 19 * — The General Office of the Communist Party of China Central Committee has recently issued…

Choppy financial seas continue for cruise lines

We reported almost exactly a year ago that cruise lines were experiencing revenue and share price challenges. Well, these difficult times haven’t yet receded. Bloomberg is todayreporting that shares in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd are down 10% Monday after the company launched a private offering for as much as US$900 million in senior convertible notes to be used to buy back existing debt. News of the offering sent Carnival Corp and Norwegian Cruise Line Holding Ltd lower as well. Last week, Bloomberg says, Carnival closed on an underwritten public stock offering that raised US$1 billion to be used for a…
PERSEVERANCE – A Photographic Exhibition in Life, Law & Culture
This looks interesting! It’s coming up at The Doghouse Gallery in South Freo from Saturday 13 August to Sunday 21…
FREMANTLE FEATURES ON THE GREAT AMERICAN FOLK SHOW in Life, Law & Culture
You can’t keep a great town down. Freo is at it again! Following on from Time Magazine, host Tom Brosseau…
Finding Our Voice in Life, Law & Culture
Ideas are powerful, but when it comes to a constitutional amendment, they need to be put into words before they…

After The Game With Gerry ‘Gero’ Robertson – #12 Vs The Demons

Demons 3 v Freo 5 Demons demolish Freo Game Set & Match Next Year Well, what a crushing loss. Well done to Melbourne. A comprehensive win. Not a single Dockers player can claim to have won their position. Will Brodie a rare 4 quarters performer. And Youngy stuck at it all night. We no longer have what could be called a system, a game plan. Perhaps it was the Retro Jumper? I thought into the third quarter the system should simply have been to kick the ball long straight down the ground with Brennan Cox sent to the forward line…