PUBLIC ART LOST FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS By Roel Loopers August 20, 2018. The initiative by the City of Fremantle and other local councils to introduce a percentage for the arts scheme has been good for WA artists and the public, but it comes with the risk that the lifespan of some of the artworks will be […]
Midwest Heritage of Western Australia is a terrific database of records of graves and deceased people in the mid-west region of WA.
Best Book award for Fighting For Fremantle! And a few crappy photos from my phone:
Just home from the WA Heritage Awards, where the Freo Society won the community based organisation category (which surely they should’ve hyphenated?). Nice evening, jolly exciting—despite a fair bit of a gosh-this-is-middle-class-Perth feeling—makes me glad to be part of it nonetheless. It was good to be there, also, because my grandmother Marnie (aka H. Margaret […]
I have recently started helping to maintain The Fremantle Society’s website (fremantlesociety.org.au), and it’s reminding me of why I work in IT and of how much I’ve been missing being part of any greater endevour (with people, I mean, and working together for some purpose — as I once did with the Coop, for instance). […]