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10 Great things to do in Fremantle this week
We've rounded up all the very best things happening in Fremantle this week.
Freo Gig Guide
The optimal Freo Gig Guide has arrived here on FSN. We have our eyes on the edges, our ears to the ground and our network buzzing to bring you the latest gig news each week.
The digital divide: small, social programs can help get seniors online
In Australia, 86% of the population is digitally connected, but older adults who do not have computing skills may miss out on the services and support they require.
TEDx Fremantle
The inaugural TEDx Fremantle event will be held on Sunday 16th September from 3-8pm at the Drill Hall, University of Notre…
How far have we come since the ’80s vision of the ‘non-sexist city’?
In 1980, the feminist journal Signs published a visionary essay asking readers to imagine what a non-sexist city would be like.
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
Despite the hype, the Global Liveability Index focuses on things that matter to expats, not citizens.
Busy Melbourne Freeway
Making small cities bigger will help better distribute Australia’s 25 million people
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
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'.

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