New Fremantle Traffic Bridge to improve rail freight and user safety

A new traffic bridge will be built in Fremantle to improve public user safety and assist with increasing rail freight into Fremantle port, the State Government has revealed. The bridge will replace the current Fremantle Traffic Bridge over the Swan River and potentially separate freight and passenger rail and increase capacity, while increasing access 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…

New high-class cruise ship on a maiden voyage to WA

By Vesh Arumugam A luxury cruise ship with eight restaurants, a white-gloved butler service and designer apartment-style cabins will stay overnight in Fremantle on its maiden voyage to Western Australia. Silver Muse is the newest ship in Silversea’s fleet of boutique vessels, which are known for their smaller size and upmarket spaces. Tourism Minister Paul…

Big Bust In Fremantle Police Drug Operation

Fremantle Detectives have made a significant bust as part of their operation targeting the supply and distribution of MDMA, resulting in four people being charged with 42 drug related offences. The operation was conducted between December 2018 and February 2019, and included five search warrants being executed in the suburbs of Atwell, Northbridge and Innaloo.…

Water Police search for four missing fishermen

The Water Police Coordination Centre in Fremantle is currently conducting a marine search and rescue operation off the Cockburn sound, Fremantle Harbour and Rottnest Island coastline. At approximately 9:00pm yesterday evening, Thursday 4th October, family members contacted the police in regards to their concerns over four men who had left Cockburn Sound to go fishing…

TedX Challenges Perception and Reality in Freo Presentations

People will get the opportunity to challenge their reality, following the introduction of a new TedX presentation in Fremantle. The event “Perception vs Reality” that will be held at Notre Dame University Fremantle on Sunday, will feature a range of speakers giving listeners the chance to engage in different perspectives across a areas including science,…