Archive for month: March, 2019

Book Review – River Of Salt
Well, if you missed the 60s, including because you were too young to be there or because you weren’t even…
New Biography – A Hazardous Life: Captain George AD Forsyth (1843-1894) Mariner and First Harbour Master for the Colony of Western Australia
Many, especially loyal Fremantle Shipping News readers, will be anxious to lay their hands on this new book, lovingly researched…
Get Ready For The 2019 Easter Street Arts Festival
The Fremantle International Street Arts Festival, renowned for its eclectic array of talented street performers, is on again this year,…
The ‘Pacific Eden’ No More – but Wait, There Is More!
Continuing the explorer theme, four distinguished explorers were shortlisted for the ship’s new name and the travel trade and Columbus…
Christchurch attacks are a stark warning of toxic political environment that allows hate to flourish
When lives are tragically cut short, it is generally easier to explain the “how” than the “why”. This dark reality…
View from The Hill: A truly inclusive society requires political restraint
Terrible tragedies test leaders to the full. Anyone watching from afar must be impressed with the way in which Jacinda…
Seen at HMAS Success – Freedom of Entry March
A great, wet morning in the City saw the Mayor, Dr Brad Pettit grant the freedom of the City to the Success, who was in Port on her last visit. Many of the denizens of the City braved the weather. Not mere fair weather sailors, these!
Interview with John Dowson
John Dowson is a man of many parts. He is currently the President of the Fremantle Society. He has been…
We asked five experts: is vegetarianism healthier?
Vegetarianism is on the rise in Australia, as many vegetarians will gladly tell you. While many people who eschew meat…
The REEL Coolroom Film Festival
If you haven’t been to the Cool Room Cafe in Holland Street, Freo, then it's time for a visit. This…

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