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On this day…in 1886

On this day, 9th January 1868, the last convict ship to transport prisoners to Australia (the Hougoumont) arrived at Fremantle, Western Australia. The prisoners would have been excited but...

On this day…2nd May

1194 – King Richard I of England gives Portsmouth its first Royal Charter. 1536 – Anne Boleyn is arrested and taken to the Tower of...

The cruise ship

It was my first cruise. I boarded the boat/ship/vessel at Fremantle and took a short cruise to Singapore. It would take me hours to get aboard...

Bon Scott to have monument erected in Scotland

AC/DC singer Bon Scott, who died aged 33 in 1980, is to have a monument honouring him erected in his hometown of Kirriemuir. Scott was...

Forward march, for the Dockers

Geelong were easily second best as a Matthew Pavlich inspired Fremantle in an elimination final upset at the MCG yesterday. The Dockers kicked...

Class shows as Pies dominate the Dockers

Collingwood are still top of the AFL ladder after a comfortable win over Fremantle at the MCG, and they looked more than a...

Child killer back behind bars

A notorious Western Australia child killer who served 24 years for murdering a mother and son is back behind bars. Robert Barry Pearce killed his...

Public beating for a ‘prick with knife’

It is becoming increasingly common to hear about a stabbing, or a glassing by a teenager or a 'young person' in Australia's night-life, east...

Freo smashed by the Cats

Geelong will meet Collingwood in an AFL preliminary final for the third time in four seasons after cruising to a 69-point semi-final win over...

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