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AC/DC are an Australian rock band, formed in Sydney in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.
Adele Simone Carles (born 19 February 1968) is an Australian politician.
The "Afghans" or "Ghans" were camel caravanners who worked in Outback Australia from the 1860s to the 1930s.
The AFL Grand Final is an annual Australian rules football match, traditionally held on the final Saturday in September or the first Saturday in October at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia, to determine the Australian Football League (AFL) premiers for that year.
Allied submarines were used extensively during the Pacific War and were a key contributor to the defeat of the Empire of Japan.
The America's Cup, affectionately known as the "Auld Mug", is a trophy awarded to the winner of the America's Cup match races between two sailing yachts.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.
Arthur Head (also known as Arthur's Head) in Fremantle, Western Australia is a former large limestone headland on the southern side of the mouth of the Swan River, now also the entry to Fremantle Harbour.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
In most common law jurisdictions, the Attorney General (sometimes abbreviated as AG) or Attorney-General (plural: Attorneys General (traditional) or Attorney Generals) is the main legal advisor to the government, and in some jurisdictions, they may also have executive responsibility for law enforcement, prosecutions or even responsibility for legal affairs generally.
Australia's Next Top Model is an Australian reality television series which premiered on 11 January 2005, and is based on Tyra Banks' America's Next Top Model.
The fifth cycle of Australia's Next Top Model premiered on 28 April 2009 on Fox8.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is the independent statistical agency of the Government of Australia.
Australian Convict Sites is a World Heritage property consisting of 11 remnant penal sites originally built within the British Empire during the 18th and 19th centuries on fertile Australian coastal strips at Sydney, Tasmania, Norfolk Island, and Fremantle; now representing "...the best surviving examples of large-scale convict transportation and the colonial expansion of European powers through the presence and labour of convicts." These properties were all individually included on the Australian National Heritage List before inclusion on the World Heritage list.
The Australian Football League (AFL) is the pre-eminent professional competition in the sport of Australian rules football in Australia and features only Australian teams.
The Australian House of Representatives is one of the two Houses (chambers) of the Parliament of Australia.
Australian Idol is an Australian singing competition, which began its first season in July 2003 and ended its run in November 2009.
The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.
Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground.
Bathers Beach, Fremantle also known as Whalers Beach is a section of coastline which has a written history since the European settlement of what is now called Fremantle, Western Australia.
BBC World News is the BBC's international news and current affairs television channel.
Beaconsfield is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Fremantle.
Benjamin Charles Elton (born 3 May 1959) is a British-Australian comedian, author, playwright, actor and director.
The Big Day Out was an annual music festival that was held in five Australian cities: Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Adelaide and Perth, as well as Auckland, New Zealand.
Blackwall Reach (Jenalup in Noongar) is a section of the Swan River in Western Australia.
The Blessing of the Fleet is a tradition that began centuries ago in Mediterranean fishing communities.
Ronald Belford "Bon" Scott (9 July 1946 – 19 February 1980) was an Australian singer and songwriter, best known for being the lead vocalist and lyricist of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1974 until his death in 1980.
George Bradley "Brad" Hogg (born 6 February 1971) is an Australian cricketer, who plays all formats of the game.
Bran Nue Dae is a 2009 Australian musical comedy-drama film directed by Rachel Perkins and written by Perkins and Reg Cribb.
"Bridal Train" is a single by the Australian folk-rock band The Waifs, coming from their album A Brief History....
Brisbane Times is an online newspaper for Brisbane and Queensland, Australia.
The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.
William Henry "Bully" Hayes (1827 or 1829 – 31 March 1877) was a notorious American-born ship's captain who engaged in blackbirding in the 1860s and 1870s.
Burswood is an inner southeastern suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located immediately across the Swan River from Perth's central business district (CBD).
A by-law (bylaw) is a rule or law established by an organization or community to regulate itself, as allowed or provided for by some higher authority.
Charles Yelverton O'Connor CMG (11 January 184310 March 1902) was an Irish engineer who is best known for his work in Western Australia, especially the construction of Fremantle Harbour, thought to be impossible, and the Goldfields Water Supply Scheme.
Canning Highway is a 17 kilometre arterial road in Perth, Western Australia, linking the inner Perth suburb of Victoria Park in the north-east, to the port city of Fremantle in the south-west.
Canoeing is an activity which involves paddling a canoe with a single-bladed paddle.
A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually as its seat of government.
Capo d'Orlando is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Messina, Sicily, southern Italy, one of the main centers of the mountain and coastal Nebrodi area.
Cardiothoracic surgery (also known as thoracic surgery) is the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax (the chest)—generally treatment of conditions of the heart (heart disease) and lungs (lung disease).
Carmen Mary Lawrence (born 2 March 1948) is an Australian academic and former politician who was the Premier of Western Australia from 1990 to 1993, the first woman to become the premier of Australian state.
Carnac Island is a, A Class, island nature reserve about south-west of Fremantle in Western Australia.
The Catalpa rescue was the escape, on 17–19 April 1876, of six Irish Fenian prisoners from what was then the British penal colony of Western Australia.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The census in Australia, or officially, the Census of Population and Housing, is a descriptive count of population of Australia on one night, and of their dwellings, generally held quinquennially.
Admiral Sir Charles Howe Fremantle GCB RN (1 June 1800 – 25 May 1869) was a British Royal Navy officer.
Christian Brothers College Fremantle (CBC) is a Catholic school in the tradition of Edmund Rice situated in Fremantle, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia.
A city is a large human settlement.
The City of Fremantle is a local government area in the south of Perth, Western Australia.
The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is a sailing race around the world in 8 legs, with trained amateur crew members.
The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2011, commonly known as CHOGM 2011, was the twenty-second Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Commonwealth of Nations. Held in Perth, Western Australia, between 28 and 30 October 2011 and hosted by the Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
The Commonwealth Youth Programme, also known as CYP, is an international development agency working with young people between the ages of 15 and 29.
The Community Newspaper Group is a community newspaper business in Perth, Western Australia.
A convict is "a person found guilty of a crime and sentenced by a court" or "a person serving a sentence in prison".
Coolgardie is a small town in Western Australia, east of the state capital, Perth.
Cosima De Vito (born 1 November 1976), also known as Cosima, is an Australian pop and R&B singer-songwriter.
Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea.
A crocodile farm or alligator farm is an establishment for breeding and raising of crocodilians in order to produce crocodile and alligator meat, leather, and other goods.
Curtin University (formerly known as Curtin University of Technology and Western Australian Institute of Technology) is an Australian public research university based in Bentley and Perth, Western Australia.
David Franklin (born 7 May 1962) is an Australian actor best known to audiences for his roles as Meeklo Braca in the science fiction TV series Farscape and as Brutus in Xena: Warrior Princess.
Diving is the sport of jumping or falling into water from a platform or springboard, usually while performing acrobatics.
The Division of Fremantle is an electoral division of the Australian House of Representatives in Western Australia.
Domenic Desio Mariani (born 1958) is an Australian guitarist, vocalist, producer, and songwriter.
The East Fremantle Football Club, nicknamed the Sharks, is an Australian rules football club playing in the West Australian Football League (WAFL).
East Fremantle Oval (known under a sponsorship agreement as Atom Stadium and nicknamed "Shark Park") is an Australian rules football ground located in East Fremantle, Western Australia.
East Fremantle (nicknamed East Freo in Western Australian vernacular) is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located south-west of the central business district.
Easter,Traditional names for the feast in English are "Easter Day", as in the Book of Common Prayer, "Easter Sunday", used by James Ussher and Samuel Pepys and plain "Easter", as in books printed in,, also called Pascha (Greek, Latin) or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary 30 AD.
Edith Cowan University (ECU) is an Australian public university located in Perth, Western Australia.
Edwardian architecture is an architectural style popular during the reign of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom (1901 to 1910).
Fremantle is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia.
Emma Booth (born 28 November 1982) is an Australian model and actress from Perth, Western Australia.
En plein air (French for outdoors, or plein air painting) is the act of painting outdoors.
Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.
Eskimo Joe is an Australian alternative rock band that was formed in 1997 by Stuart MacLeod, on lead guitar, Joel Quartermain, on drums and guitar, and Kavyen Temperley, on bass guitar and vocals, in East Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia.
Esplanade Park is a public reserve in Fremantle, Western Australia.
Eucalyptus L'Héritier 1789 (plural eucalypti, eucalyptuses or eucalypts) is a diverse genus of flowering trees and shrubs (including a distinct group with a multiple-stem mallee growth habit) in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae.
Ewen Leslie (born 27 July 1980) is an Australian stage, film and television actor.
Fear Factory is an American heavy metal band that was formed in 1989.
Fenian was an umbrella term for the Fenian Brotherhood and Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB), fraternal organisations dedicated to the establishment of an independent Irish Republic in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.
Fire-stick farming was the practice of Indigenous Australians who regularly used fire to burn vegetation to facilitate hunting and to change the composition of plant and animal species in an area.
The Fly by Night Musicians Club, in Fremantle, Western Australia, was established in 1986 as a not-for-profit organisation by musicians and music lovers, providing live entertainment by local artists, and a modest venue for visiting national and international performers.
Francis Patrick Clune, OBE, (27 November 189311 March 1971) was a best-selling Australian author, travel writer and popular historian.
Sir Frank Ernest Gibson (11 July 1878 – 31 December 1965) was an Australian politician.
Freight transport is the physical process of transporting commodities and merchandise goods and cargo.
Fremantle is a Western Australian port city located at the mouth of the Swan River, and is situated 14.41 km from the capital Perth.
Fremantle Arts Centre is a multi-arts organisation, offering a program of exhibitions, residencies, art courses and music in a historic building complex on Ord Street Fremantle, Western Australia.
Fremantle Cemetery is a cemetery located in the eastern part (Palmyra) of Fremantle, Western Australia.
The Old Customs House is a building in Fremantle, Western Australia that was built in 1908 to house the main branch of the Customs Department of Western Australia.
The Fremantle Declaration was a restatement and affirmation of legal and human rights principles in Australia.
Fremantle District Cricket Club is a cricket club which competes in the Western Australian Grade Cricket competition, the highest level of club cricket in Western Australia.
The Fremantle Doctor, the Freo Doctor, or simply The Doctor is the Western Australian vernacular term for the cooling afternoon sea breeze which occurs during summer months in south west coastal areas of Western Australia.
Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour is an Australian commercial marina in Fremantle, Western Australia adjacent to the more recently constructed Challenger Harbour.
The Fremantle Football Club, nicknamed the Dockers, is a professional Australian rules football team that competes in the Australian Football League (AFL).
The Fremantle Football Club was an Australian rules football club, based in Fremantle, Western Australia, that played in the Western Australian Football Association (WAFA) from 1885–86.
The Fremantle Football Club was an Australian rules football club based in Fremantle, Western Australia, that played in the Western Australian Football Association (WAFA) from 1886 to 1899.
Fremantle Harbour is Western Australia's largest and busiest general cargo port and an important historical site.
Fremantle Herald and similar names have been used for three different newspapers serving Fremantle, Western Australia: The Herald (1867–1886), Fremantle Herald (1913–1919) and a current publication, founded in 1989.
Fremantle Hospital is an Australian public hospital situated on South Terrace in central Fremantle, southwest of Perth, Western Australia.
The Fremantle Markets is a public market located on the corner of South Terrace and Henderson Street, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Fremantle Oval (originally known as Barracks Green Field) is a stadium in the centre of Fremantle, Western Australia, located on Parry Street.
Fremantle Press (formerly known as Fremantle Arts Centre Press) is an independent publisher in Western Australia.
Fremantle Prison, sometimes referred to as Fremantle Gaol or Fremantle Jail, is a former Australian prison and World Heritage Site in Fremantle, Western Australia.
The Fremantle railway line is a suburban railway line in Western Australia that connects the state capital of Perth with the port city of Fremantle.
Fremantle railway station is the terminus of Transperth's Fremantle line in Western Australia.
Fremantle Spirit Soccer Club is an Australian soccer club based in Fremantle, Western Australia.
A by-election was held in the Western Australian Legislative Assembly district of Fremantle on 16 May 2009.
Funchal is the largest city, the municipal seat and the capital of Portugal's Autonomous Region of Madeira, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean.
Gage Roads is an area in the outer harbour area of Fremantle Harbour in the Indian Ocean offshore from Fremantle, Western Australia.
Garden Island is a slender island about long and wide, lying about off the Western Australian coast, to which it is now linked by a man-made causeway.
Gavin Dominic Shoesmith is an Australian singer, songwriter, double bassist and bass guitarist.
Gentrification is a process of renovation of deteriorated urban neighborhoods by means of the influx of more affluent residents.
Geoffrey Robert Marsh (born 31 December 1958) is a former Australian cricketer, coach and selector.
George IV (George Augustus Frederick; 12 August 1762 – 26 June 1830) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover following the death of his father, King George III, on 29 January 1820, until his own death ten years later.
George Negus Tonight (formerly titled Dimensions) was an Australian current affairs television series hosted by George Negus, which ran on ABC Television from 2001 to 2004.
Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.
Graeme Malcolm Wood (born 6 November 1956 in East Fremantle, Western Australia) is a former Australian cricketer who played in 59 Tests and 83 ODIs from 1978 to 1989.
The Greens Western Australia is the state branch of the Australian Greens in Western Australia.
ABC-CLIO/Greenwood is an educational and academic publisher (middle school through university level) which is today part of ABC-CLIO.
A groyne is a rigid hydraulic structure built from an ocean shore (in coastal engineering) or from a bank (in rivers) that interrupts water flow and limits the movement of sediment.
Guildford is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, 12 km northeast of the city centre.
Hesperian Press is a locally owned and operated book publisher located in Perth, Western Australia.
High Street is the main street running through the City of Fremantle, Western Australia.
Hilton is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Fremantle.
HMAS Fremantle (J246/M246), named for the port city of Fremantle, Western Australia, was one of 60 ''Bathurst''-class corvettes constructed during World War II, and one of 36 initially manned and commissioned solely by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
Hougoumont was the last convict ship to transport convicts to Australia.
Hyperbaric medicine is medical treatment in which an ambient pressure greater than sea level atmospheric pressure is a necessary component.
The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering (approximately 20% of the water on the Earth's surface).
Indie rock is a genre of rock music that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1970s.
Indigenous Australians are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia, descended from groups that existed in Australia and surrounding islands prior to British colonisation.
Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.
The Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) was a secret oath-bound fraternal organisation dedicated to the establishment of an "independent democratic republic" in Ireland between 1858 and 1924.
Irreligion (adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
J Shed is a building and collection of artists studios at Arthur Head Reserve, Fremantle.
Admiral Sir James Stirling (28 January 179122 April 1865) was a British naval officer and colonial administrator.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Jarrah Records is an independent Australian record label which releases material by Western Australian-formed bands, John Butler Trio and The Waifs, and their members.
Jebediah are an Australian alternative rock band formed in 1994 in Perth, Western Australia.
John Charles Wiltshire-Butler (born 1 April 1975), known professionally as John Butler, is an Australian singer, songwriter, and music producer.
The John Butler Trio are an Australian roots/rock band led by guitarist and vocalist John Butler, an APRA and ARIA-award-winning musician.
John Curtin (8 January 1885 – 5 July 1945) was an Australian politician who served as the 14th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1941 to his death in 1945.
John Curtin College of the Arts located in a corner block with Ellen Steet on its southern side, and East Street to its east, is a six-year high school with local student intake from the greater Fremantle area, and intake for gifted and talented arts and soccer programmes from across Western Australia.
John Forrest, 1st Baron Forrest of Bunbury GCMG (22 August 18472 SeptemberSome sources give the date as 3 September 1918 1918) was an Australian explorer, the first Premier of Western Australia and a cabinet minister in Australia's first federal parliament.
Joshua Hamilton Wilson (born 5 June 1972) is an Australian politician.
Julia Eileen Gillard (born 29 September 1961) is a retired Australian politician who served as the 27th Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Australian Labor Party from 2010 to 2013.
Kalgoorlie, part of the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, is a city in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, located east-northeast of Perth at the end of the Great Eastern Highway.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Kevin Edward Mitchell, also known by the stage name of Bob Evans (born 1 October 1977), is an Australian singer-songwriter; Mitchell uses the moniker for his primary solo project.
Kim Leith Salmon (born 24 January 1957, Bunbury) is an Australian indie rock musician and songwriter from Perth.
Kings Square, also known as King's Square, is a town square in Fremantle, Western Australia.
Kiteboarding is an action sport combining aspects of wakeboarding, snowboarding, windsurfing, surfing, paragliding, skateboarding and sailing into one extreme sport.
Korčula (is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea. It has an area of; long and on average wide — and lies just off the Dalmatian coast. Its 15,522 inhabitants (2011) make it the second most populous Adriatic island after Krk and the most populous Croatian island not connected to the mainland by a bridge. The population are almost entirely ethnic Croats (95.74%). The island is twinned with Rothesay in Scotland.
Hailing from Perth, Western Australia, The Kryptonics were a tough, melodic pop punk outfit that existed between 1985 and 1992.
Last Train to Freo is a 2006 Australian film based on Reg Cribb's play The Return, and directed by Jeremy Sims.
Leach Highway is a east-west arterial highway in the southern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia, primarily linking Kewdale and Perth Airport with the city of Fremantle.
Leederville is a locality within the City of Vincent in the Perth metropolitan region of Western Australia.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
This is a list of notable people from Fremantle, Western Australia.
There are dozens of commonly played sports that involve water.
Little Birdy are an Australian indie rock band formed in Perth, Western Australia in 2002 by singer and guitarist Katy Steele, drummer Matt Chequer, guitarist and keyboardist Simon Leach, and bass guitarist Scott O'Donoghue.
Little Creatures is an Australian brewing company based in Fremantle, Western Australia, originally established in 2000 by the original brewers of the Matilda Bay Brewing Company.
The Lockheed Hudson was an American-built light bomber and coastal reconnaissance aircraft built initially for the Royal Air Force shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War and primarily operated by the RAF thereafter.
Lonely Planet is the largest travel guide book publisher in the world.
Lotus was a ship launched at Whitby, England in 1826.
Lucky Oceans is a pedal steel guitarist and a former member of Country/Western swing band Asleep at the Wheel.
Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.
Captain Mark John Currie RN (later Vice-Admiral) played a significant role in the exploration of Australia and the foundation of the Swan River Colony, later named Western Australia.
Martyn Paul Casey (born 10 July 1960) is an English-born Australian rock bass guitarist.
Mary Ward Breheny (born 6 March 1915), credited professionally as Mary Ward, is an Australian actress of stage, television and film and former radio broadcaster.
The Māori are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand.
A Mediterranean climate or dry summer climate is characterized by rainy winters and dry summers.
Megan Kate Gale (born 7 August 1975) is an Australian model, brand ambassador, fashion designer and actress.
A microbrewery or craft brewery is a brewery that produces small amounts of beer (or sometimes root beer), typically much smaller than large-scale corporate breweries, and is independently owned.
Mitchell Ross Marsh (born 20 October 1991) is an Australian international cricketer who is contracted domestically to Western Australia and the Perth Scorchers.
Mixed-use development is a type of urban development that blends residential, commercial, cultural, institutional, or entertainment uses, where those functions are physically and functionally integrated, and that provides pedestrian connections.
Molfetta (Molfettese: Melfétte) is a city located in the northern side of province Bari, Apulia, southern Italy.
Murdoch University is a public university in Perth, Western Australia, with campuses also in Singapore and Dubai.
The National Museum of Australia preserves and interprets Australia's social history, exploring the key issues, people and events that have shaped the nation.
The National Premier Leagues Western Australia is a regional Australian semi-professional soccer league comprising teams from Western Australia.
The National Trust of Australia, officially the Australian Council of National Trusts (ACNT), is the Australian national peak body for community-based, non-government non-profit organisations committed to promoting and conserving Australia's indigenous, natural and historic heritage.
A nature reserve (also called a natural reserve, bioreserve, (natural/nature) preserve, or (national/nature) conserve) is a protected area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation and to provide special opportunities for study or research.
New Holland (Nieuw Holland; Nova Hollandia) is a historical European name for mainland Australia.
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds are an Australian rock band formed in Melbourne in 1983 by vocalist Nick Cave, multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey and guitarist Blixa Bargeld.
Nicole Mary Kidman, (born 20 June 1967) is an Australian actress and producer.
The Noongar (also spelt Nyungar, Nyoongar, Nyoongah, Nyungah, Nyugah, Yunga) are a constellation of peoples of Indigenous Australian descent who live in the south-west corner of Western Australia, from Geraldton on the west coast to Esperance on the south coast.
The North Fremantle Football Club was an Australian rules football club which competed in the West Australian Football League from 1901 to 1915.
North Fremantle is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Fremantle.
Northbridge is an inner city suburb of Perth, Western Australia, historically separated from Perth's central business district by the Fremantle and Joondalup railway lines.
O'Connor is a predominantly industrial suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Fremantle.
Organizational conflict, or workplace conflict, is a state of discord caused by the actual or perceived opposition of needs, values and interests between people working together.
The Oriana Cinema was an art deco cinema and theatre built in 1938 in Fremantle, Western Australia and demolished in the early 1970s.
Padang (Jawi) is the capital of the province of West Sumatra in Indonesia.
Parmelia was a barque that was used to transport the first civilian officials and settlers of the Swan River Colony to Western Australia in 1829.
Paul Maurice Kelly (born 13 January 1955) is an Australian rock music singer-songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica player.
Penal transportation or transportation refers to the relocation of convicted criminals, or other persons regarded as undesirable, to a distant place, often a colony for a specified term; later, specifically established penal colonies became their destination.
Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.
Perth is a suburb in Western Australia that includes both the central business district of the Perth metropolitan area, and a suburban area spreading north to the northern side of Hyde Park.
Perth Stadium, also known by naming rights sponsorship as Optus Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Perth, Western Australia, located in the suburb of Burswood.
Peschardt's People is a documentary television series, hosted by Michael Peschardt, that premiered on BBC World on 1 April 2006.
Peter William Geoffrey Newman (born 1945) is an environmental scientist, author and educator based in Perth, Western Australia.
In many countries of the world, there has been a phase-out of lightweight plastic bags.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
The Pilbara is a large, dry, thinly populated region in the north of Western Australia.
Plastic shopping bags, carrier bags, or plastic grocery bags) are a type of plastic bag used as shopping bags and made from various kinds of plastic. In use by consumers worldwide since the 1960s, these bags are sometimes called single-use bags, referring to carrying items from a store to a home. However, reuse for storage or trash is common, and modern plastic shopping bags are increasingly recyclable or biodegradable. In recent decades, numerous countries have introduced legislation restricting the sale of plastic bags, in a bid to reduce littering and plastic pollution. Some reusable shopping bags are made of plastic film, fibers, or fabric.
PM is one of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's flagship current-affairs radio programs, and is one of Australia's longest-running productions.
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.
The Premier of Western Australia is the head of the executive branch of government in the Australian state of Western Australia.
The Prime Minister of Australia (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Australia.
A prison ship, often more precisely described as a prison hulk, is a current or former seagoing vessel that has been modified to become a place of substantive detention for convicts, prisoners of war or civilian internees.
Psychiatric hospitals, also known as mental hospitals, mental health units, mental asylums or simply asylums, are hospitals or wards specializing in the treatment of serious mental disorders, such as clinical depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.
The Public Transport Authority (PTA) is a statutory authority that oversees the operation of all public transport in Western Australia.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Radio Fremantle (ACMA callsign: 6CCR) is an Australian community radio station in Western Australia.
ABC Radio National, known on-air as RN, is an Australia-wide Public Service Broadcasting radio network run by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Redline Records was an independent record label based in Perth, Australia.
A roadstead (or roads - the earlier form) is a body of water sheltered from rip currents, spring tides or ocean swell where ships can lie reasonably safely at anchor without dragging or snatching.
Robert Menli Lyon (1789–1874) was a pioneering Western Australian settler who became one of the earliest outspoken advocates for Indigenous Australian rights and welfare in the colony.
Rock climbing is an activity in which participants climb up, down or across natural rock formations or artificial rock walls.
Rottnest Island (known as Wadjemup to the local Noongar people, and otherwise colloquially known as Rotto) is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located west of Fremantle.
The Round House was the first permanent building built in the Swan River Colony.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
RTRFM (call sign: 6RTR) is a not-for-profit, community radio station based in Perth, the state capital of Western Australia.
Samuel Henry John Worthington (born 2 August 1976) is an English-Australian actor and writer.
Samson is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia in the City of Fremantle.
San Cisco is an Australian indie pop band that formed in 2009 under the original name of King George, in Fremantle, Western Australia.
Scindian is widely considered the first convict ship to transport convicts to Western Australia.
Scuba diving is a mode of underwater diving where the diver uses a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (scuba) which is completely independent of surface supply, to breathe underwater.
Seberang Perai, also known as Province Wellesley, is a narrow hinterland on the Malay Peninsula opposite Penang Island, which, together with the island, forms the Malaysian state of Penang.
Shaun Edward Marsh (born 9 July 1983) is an Australian cricketer who plays for the Western Warriors in Australian domestic cricket and represents Australia at Test, One Day International and Twenty20 International levels.
Simon Lyndon (born February 1971, in London) is an Australian actor and director who grew up in Fremantle, Western Australia.
Simone Frances McGurk (born 5 December 1963) is an Australian politician.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
Snorkeling (British and Commonwealth English spelling: snorkelling) is the practice of swimming on or through a body of water while equipped with a diving mask, a shaped breathing tube called a snorkel, and usually swimfins.
Something in the Water is a 2008 Australian documentary film written and directed by Aidan O'Bryan.
The South Fremantle Football Club, nicknamed the Bulldogs, is an Australian rules football club, based in Fremantle, Western Australia, playing in the West Australian Football League (WAFL).
South Fremantle Senior High School was a comprehensive co-educational state high school located in Beaconsfield, south-east of Fremantle in the south-western suburbs of Perth, Western Australia.
South Fremantle is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Fremantle.
Southern Cross is a town in Western Australia, 371 kilometres east of state capital Perth on the Great Eastern Highway.
The Southern Hemisphere is the half of Earth that is south of the Equator.
Stirling Highway is, for most of its length, a four-lane single carriageway and major arterial road between Perth, Western Australia and the port city of Fremantle in Western Australia on the northern side of the Swan River.
Street performance or busking is the act of performing in public places for gratuities.
Streetsmartz is an Australian television series.
Subiaco (known colloquially as Subi) is an inner western suburb of Perth, Western Australia, north-west of Kings Park.
Sun tanning or simply tanning is the process whereby skin color is darkened or tanned.
Surabaya (formerly Dutch: Soerabaia and later Surabaja) is a port city and the capital of East Java (Jawa Timur) province of Indonesia.
Surf Life Saving Clubs (or SLSCs) are volunteer institutions at Australia's beaches.
Surfing is a surface water sport in which the wave rider, referred to as a surfer, rides on the forward or deep face of a moving wave, which is usually carrying the surfer towards the shore.
The Swan River is a river in the south west of Western Australia.
The Swan River Colony was a British colony established in 1829 on the Swan River, in Western Australia.
Tahnee Atkinson (born 31 January 1992) is an Australian model, best known for winning the cycle 5 of Australia's Next Top Model.
Tame Impala is a psychedelic rock band conceived by Australian multi-instrumentalist Kevin Parker.
Teesh and Trude is a 2002 Australian drama film directed by New Zealander Melanie Rodriga, and was adapted from an original stage-play by Wilson McCaskill.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
The 7.30 Report is an Australian week-nightly television current affairs program, that was shown on ABC1 and ABC News 24 at from 1986 to 2011.
The Amazing Race is a reality television game show in which teams of two people race around the world in competition with other teams.
The Amazing Race is an American reality competition show in which typically eleven teams of two race around the world.
The Fremantle Society is a community-based culture and heritage advocacy group in Fremantle, Western Australia.
The Groovesmiths are an Australian roots-music band, founded by Gavin Shoesmith, former bass guitarist from John Butler Trio.
The Kill Devil Hills are an Australian acoustic, country-tinged rock band formed in 2003 in Fremantle by founding mainstays Brendan Humphries and Steve Joines.
The Sleepover Club is an Australian live action series that was produced by Andy Rowley for Wark Clements and Burberry Production in association with Rialto Films, with the assistance of the Pacific Film and Television Commission for ITV, Nickelodeon and the Nine Network.
The Someloves were an alternative rock band from Perth, Western Australia which formed in 1986.
The Stems are an alternative rock band formed in Perth, Western Australia in late 1983.
The Sunday Times, owned by Seven West Media, is a tabloid Sunday newspaper printed in Perth and distributed throughout Western Australia.
The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.
The Triffids were an Australian alternative rock and pop band, formed in Perth in Western Australia in May 1978 with David McComb as singer-songwriter, guitarist, bass guitarist and keyboardist.
The Waifs (originally styled as The WAiFS) are an Australian folk rock band formed in 1992 by sisters Vikki Thorn (harmonica, guitar, vocals) and Donna Simpson (guitar, vocals) as well as Josh Cunningham (guitar, vocals).
The West Australian, widely known as The West (Saturday edition: The Weekend West) is the only locally edited daily newspaper published in Perth, Western Australia, and is owned by Seven West Media (SWM), as is the state's other major newspaper, The Sunday Times.
Thunderstruck is a 2004 Australian film starring Stephen Curry, Damon Gameau, Ryan Johnson, Callan Mulvey, and Sam Worthington.
Australia uses three main time zones: Australian Western Standard Time (AWST; UTC+08:00), Australian Central Standard Time (ACST; UTC+09:30), and Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST; UTC+10:00).
Timor is an island at the southern end of Maritime Southeast Asia, north of the Timor Sea.
Toni Collett, credited professionally as Toni Collette, is an Australian actress and musician, known for her acting work on stage, television, and film as well as a secondary career as the lead singer of the band Toni Collette & the Finish.
The Town of East Fremantle is a local government area in the southern suburbs of the Western Australian capital city of Perth, located immediately northeast of the port city of Fremantle and about southwest of Perth's central business district.
Trove is an Australian online library database aggregator; a free faceted-search engine hosted by the National Library of Australia, in partnership with content providers including members of the National & State Libraries Australasia.
Two Fists, One Heart is a 2008 Australian drama film directed by Shawn Seet and written by Rai Fazio, and is based on Fazio's own life growing up.
Under the Sun is the second album by Australian rock group Paul Kelly & The Coloured Girls and was originally released in December 1987 by Mushroom Records.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
The Union Jack, or Union Flag, is the national flag of the United Kingdom.
The University of Notre Dame Australia (est. 1989) is a national Catholic university with Campuses in Fremantle and Broome in Western Australia, and Sydney in New South Wales.
USS Sargo (SS-188), the lead ship of her class of submarine, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the sargo.
USS Sturgeon (SS-187), a ''Salmon''-class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the sturgeon.
UWA Publishing, formerly known as the University of Western Australia Press, is a Western Australian publisher established in 1935.
The Velux 5 Oceans Race is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed in stages, managed by Clipper Ventures Plc since 2000.
Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century.
Vincent James "Vince" Lovegrove (19 March 194724 March 2012) was an Australian journalist, music manager, television producer, AIDS awareness pioneer and musician.
The Volvo Ocean Race (formerly the Whitbread Round the World Race) is a yacht race around the world, held every three years.
War bride is a term used in reference to foreign women who married military personnel in times of war or during their military occupations of foreign countries, especially–but not exclusively–during World War I and World War II.
The West Australian Football League (WAFL) is an Australian rules football league based in Perth, Western Australia.
The West Coast Blues 'n' Roots Festival is an annual music festival held in Fremantle, Western Australia.
The West Coast Eagles, also known as West Coast, is a professional Australian rules football club based in Perth, Western Australia.
Western Australia (abbreviated as WA) is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia.
Western Australia Day (formerly known as Foundation Day)King, Rhianna (2012).
Western Australian English is the English spoken in the Australian state of Western Australia (WA).
In the latter part of the nineteenth century, discoveries of gold at a number of locations in Western Australia caused large influxes of prospectors from overseas and interstate, and classic gold rushes.
Grade Cricket in Western Australia refers to the semi-professional cricket league played at a level below the first-class Western Warriors and colts teams.
The Western Australian Museum is the state museum for Western Australia.
A general election was held in the state of Western Australia on Saturday 9 March 2013 to elect 59 members to the Legislative Assembly and 36 members to the Legislative Council.
The Western Derby is the name given to the Australian rules football match between the Fremantle Dockers and the West Coast Eagles, who both participate in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Whaling was one of the first viable industries established in the Swan River Colony following the 1829 arrival of British settlers to Western Australia.
White Gum Valley is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Fremantle.
Wind is a 1992 film.
Windrider (alternatively worded as Wind Rider and also known as Making Waves) is a 1986 Australian romantic comedy film directed by Vincent Monton and starring Tom Burlinson.
Windsurfing is a surface water sport that combines elements of surfing and sailing.
The World Heritage Committee selects the sites to be listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the World Heritage List and the List of World Heritage in Danger, monitors the state of conservation of the World Heritage properties, defines the use of the World Heritage Fund and allocates financial assistance upon requests from States Parties.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Xanthorrhoea is a genus of about 30 species of flowering plants endemic to Australia, and is a member of the family Asphodelaceae, being the only member of the subfamily Xanthorrhoeoideae.
is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
You Am I are an Australian alternative rock band, fronted by lead singer-songwriter-guitarist, Tim Rogers.
The 1919 Fremantle Wharf riot, also known as the Battle of the Barricades, arose out of a strike by stevedores in Fremantle, Western Australia in 1919.
The 1983 America's Cup was the occasion of the first winning challenge to the New York Yacht Club, which had successfully defended the cup over a period of 132 years.
The 1987 America's Cup was the twenty-sixth challenge for the America's Cup and the first time for 132 years that it had not been defended by the New York Yacht Club.
The 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships was held in Perth, Western Australia, this was the third edition of the ISAF Sailing World Championships.
The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.
91.3 SportFM (ACMA callsign: 6WSM) is an Australian sport-formatted community radio station in Western Australia.