Category Archives: Fremantle

A tale of 2 scumbags

Today started badly due to two acts of malevolent vandalism, one personal and one political. I went out to my car to find the driver’s door window smashed. The perpetrator only wanted to do harm, as they did not even … Continue reading

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Tesla Model X

Today, along with 4 friends I enjoyed test-driving a Tesla Model X around Fremantle. This car is a game changer in auto technology. For some of us the technology was of greatest interest, for me the sheer performance that had … Continue reading

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Manning’s Folly

The new Quest Apartments on the corner of Pakenham and Short Streets have been subject to more than their fair share of criticism from some quarters, primarily on the height of the finished building.  The facts are that the original … Continue reading

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Switch-It-Up

Fremantle marked the end of Youth Week with a big event at EYP and the Ferris Wheel.  Attended by Minister for youth, Hon. Peter Tinley, Director General of Local Government and Communities Jennifer Matthews, Mayor Pettitt and Fremantle Councillors Fitzhardinge, … Continue reading

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Health Check for Fremantle Hospital

Tuesday evening saw an almost capacity crowd in council’s reception room to listen to, and question Paul Forden, Exec Director of Fiona Stanley & Fremantle Hospitals. Paul has not been in the role long, recently arriving from the UK. His … Continue reading

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Tags on the attack

I was deeply upset to read This week’s Fremantle Herald front page (Ex-mayor unleashes), which opened with a comment attributed to Peter Tagliaferri that the current Council is ‘out of control on many fronts’. Can I remind Peter that I … Continue reading

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Fremantle Citizenship Ceremony

Fremantle’s newest citizens will have the option of becoming Australians at a citizenship ceremony to be held at the Fremantle Town Hall Centre on 26 January 2017. The ‘One Day in Fremantle’ celebrations on 28 January 2017 will include an … Continue reading

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