Forty new mental health beds will be added to Fremantle Hospital after the McGowan Government revealed it would top up a previously announced cash injection into the southern suburbs hospital.
Police have started a complicated process to get a Fremantle Ports worker and his wife arrested in South Africa over a $1 million fake invoice scandal. Find out what their neighbours said about them.
Sarah Steger and Phil Hickey
The daughter of a WA harbour executive at the centre of the alleged multi-million dollar Fremantle Port corruption scandal was a globe-trotting socialite who bragged about driving a Lexus.
The Fremantle icon will open its doors once again after three long months.
Craft brewer and distiller Running With Thieves up and running at old Sealanes site.
Physical distancing concerns have reignited debate in Fremantle on whether to close sections of its famous Cappuccino Strip to cars in favour of pedestrians.
Peter de Kruijff
Free buses in Fremantle are on the chopping block after local government staff recommended getting rid of one of its two CAT Bus routes.
The deaf Jack Russell cross which survived a stabbing after being stolen in a dramatic crime spree last year has died.
Coronavirus-riddled sheep carrier Al Kuwait spent three days berthed alongside the Artania at Fremantle Port shortly before the cruise ship responsible for WA’s biggest cluster of cases departed.
The fate of 56,000 sheep from the virus-hit Al Kuwait stranded at a Perth feedlot is in limbo tonight after the Federal Government refused an exemption for them to be exported.
Rourke Walsh and Jenne Brammer
Sheep that were bound for a livestock vessel stranded in Fremantle amid a coronavirus outbreak remain in limbo as the northern summer live export ban begins.
They’ve released a new single but there’s nowhere for WA indie poppers San Cisco to share On the Line live with fans hungry for new music.
Update: Six more Al Kuwait crew have tested positive to coronavirus as workers who unwittingly boarded the infected live export ship in Fremantle wait for their results to come in.
Rebecca Le May and Michael Ramsey
Fremantle’s qualifying final win in 2013 remains an incredible moment in the club’s history, as the Dockers conquered the Cats at Kardinia Park before marching all the way to the grand final.
At least six crew aboard a livestock ship docked at Fremantle Port have tested positive to COVID-19, with fears more - including two Australians - are ill with the virus.
Peter Law, Josh Zimmerman, Lanai Scarr & Peter De Kruijff
Fremantle based band San Cisco have given us a glimpse of their upcoming fourth album with the release of their new single — that comes with a side of social-distancing.
EXCLUSIVE: Photos of 10 Dockers training in the middle of a 14-day quarantine have sparked fresh confusion over why similar exemptions could not exist for visiting AFL teams when the season restarts.
Sarah Steger and Rourke Walsh
People will next year be able to drink where judges once sentenced — with the old courthouse in Fremantle securing a liquor licence to operate as a bar.
Brad Pettitt has said he does not think he will stay on as Fremantle mayor if his tilt at State Parliament fails, saying he has achieved a lot of what he hoped to in his local government stint.
A sensational battle over a bike rack could wind up in the highest court of the land after Fremantle council won the latest appeal in a long running legal saga that stems back more than 60 years.
The State Government and Police Commissioner are in talks with the AFL about creating a western hub for the competition - but a major factor in WA’s virus defence could also be the plan’s undoing.
Josh Zimmerman & Steve Butler
Dwaine Antony White, 27, has pleaded guilty to an arson attack outside Fremantle police station that destroyed three police cars.
The West Australian can reveal footy clubs will be housed in Olympic-style villages under a plan to restart the season next month, with all players to undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.
Peter Law & Steve Butler
Nat Fyfe and Luke Shuey are among the Aussie Rules skippers and club leaders giving thanks to members and supporters as the coronavirus pandemic puts footy on hold.
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