EXCLUSIVE: MUA meeting pushes campaign to save Fremantle Port

The Maritime Union of Australia will be stepping up the fight in coming weeks to save Fremantle Port with a campaign to prevent a move to a new port in Kwinana. The meeting this afternoon outlines the campaign that will be launched, where unions and workers will push to save jobs, businesses and the environment.…

EXCLUSIVE: MUA WA Vows To Spend Big On Ad Blitz To Protect Freo Port

MUA WA Secretary Christy Cain vows to put the Fremantle Port as the central topic during next year’s State Election with targeted media campaigns. Mr Cain has confirmed the move following a national union discussion this afternoon, with the ACTU executives taking the port issue back to WA unions (both affiliated and non- affiliated) for…

Series of tyre slashings across three suburbs

A series of vehicle damage incidents is being investigated by Fremantle Detectives, and seek the assistance from the public to identify a man that they believe can assist. Between the 9th and 11th of February, Police received a number of reports of damaged vehicle tyres in Fremantle, South Fremantle, and White Gum Valley. In total…

Police seek public help to find armed robbers in Freo

By Vesh Arumugam Police are investigating an armed robbery incident that occurred at a tobacconist along Market Street, Fremantle on Tuesday 15 January 2019. Around 2am two men entered the premises and threatened an employee with a hammer, demanding cash and cigarettes. Both men left the store with a sum of cash and quantity of…

International Arts Festival Kicks Off In Fremantle!

Fremantle International Arts Festival is back and bigger than ever! Four days of festivities will have Freo buzzing this Easter long weekend, with crowds expected to grow more. City of Fremantle Mayor, Brad Pettit, anticipates it’s going to be a fantastic event. “It’s the 20th anniversary of what started out as the buskers festival in…

Environmentally Friendly Parking in Fremantle City Centre

Fremantle’s new city centre car park will open tomorrow afternoon, with 155 bays located near the Cappuccino strip. Formerly the Stan Reilly Centre on South Terrace, the new car park will help ease parking woes in the City. Featuring a range of environmentally friendly additions, including solar powered lights and water wise native gardens, and…

Nalder Faces Music Over Roe 8 Construction

Dozens of Cockburn residents front up Transport Minister Dean Nalder demanding the government to ditch the Perth Freight Link construction. The minister spoke with residents briefly yesterday afternoon at the front of him electoral office before departing. Mr Nalder told residents a definite answer will be given to them between August and September regarding the future…

Freo’s Purple Army

Fremantle is in a sea of purple this Saturday as the city shows its support for the Fremantle Dockers whom fought for the AFL Grand Final Victory. Approxmiately 20,000 people gathered in the Fremantle CBD, the mayor Brad Pettitt is very impressed. “There is an amazing buzz around Freo today, as thousands and thousands of…

Freo Prison Topped 3 Million Visitors

The historic Fremantle prison reached its 3 millionth visitor this week. Minister Dr Mike Nahan handed out two Certificates of Congratulations to a tourist couple from Queensland. “This is the largest in terms of numbers of visitors site in Western Australia,” Dr Nahan said. “A large number about 40 percent of visitors comes from Western…