Archive for month: August, 2018
TEDx Fremantle in Life, Law & Culture
The inaugural TEDx Fremantle event will be held on Sunday 16th September from 3-8pm at the Drill Hall, University of Notre…
New Kid on the Block – The Newton in Shipping News
Svitzer Australia has recently added a new tug to its fleet servicing Fremantle’s inner harbour. Delivered in late May 2018,…
How far have we come since the ’80s vision of the ‘non-sexist city’? in Life, Law & Culture
In 1980, the feminist journal Signs published a visionary essay asking readers to imagine what a non-sexist city would be like.
TICKETS UP FOR GRABS! in Life, Law & Culture
FSN are very pleased to offer two tickets to the 'Pipe Organ Plus Concert #3: Symphony' on September 2 @…
The world’s ‘most liveable city’ title isn’t a measure of the things most of us actually care about in Life, Law & Culture
Despite the hype, the Global Liveability Index focuses on things that matter to expats, not citizens.
Seen on a Saturday evening 14 August 2018
A clear Winter’s day on South Mole. A hint of Spring in the air. The weekend. A time of relaxation; much fishing, Harley riding, walking, talking, eating to be done.
Making small cities bigger will help better distribute Australia’s 25 million people in Life, Law & Culture
In the 70s, Whitlam tried to build new, big cities. But this was too costly. Now the most viable solution for Australia's population woes is to make existing cities bigger.
The ‘great Australian silence’ 50 years on in Life, Law & Culture
It’s 50 years since the anthropologist WEH Stanner gave the 1968 Boyer Lectures. Stanner argued that Australia’s sense of its past, its very collective memory, had been built on a state of forgetting, which couldn’t 'be explained by absent mindedness'.
The secret to Aldi’s success is choosing what not to do in Life, Law & Culture
Freo has Coles (the plastic bag supermarket), Woolies (the no plastic bag supermarket) and Aldi (not to mention IGA - where do they sit on plastic bags?). This article covers what their business models are all about.