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Fremantle ports dispute sees business handed to rival

Nicole Cox One of Australia’s biggest port operators will indefinitely stop shipping operations through its Fremantle terminal from Thursday afternoon after the Maritime Union of Australia advised of...

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Man stabbed in fight at Fremantle taxi rank

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A 24-year-old Mandurah man was stabbed at a taxi rank in Fremantle in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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Fremantle Dockers: the winners of the western checkout derby

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Aleisha Orr The Fremantle Dockers are not only solid favourites for this weekend’s Western Derby but also winners in the merchandise game.

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Drugs, cash and weapons seized in Fremantle raid

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Detectives seized drugs, cash, guns and other weapons during a raid on a house in Beaconsfield on Friday.

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Two hurt in Fremantle boat collision

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Two elderly men were injured when their boat collided with another vessel in Fremantle Harbour on Saturday afternoon.

Wrong man accused in Fremantle laneway murder: lawyer

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Prosecutors have accused the wrong man of killing Fremantle itinerant Randall Lee Duncan by stabbing him 21 times in a laneway, a defence lawyer says.

Legal Aid offices to close in Midland, Fremantle

Scales of Justice outside the District Court in Brisbane.

Nicole Cox Perth’s only two suburban Legal Aid offices will be shut down, prompting concerns that some of WA’s most disadvantaged will be left without adequate legal representation.

Woman struck on pedestrian crossing in Fremantle

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Liam Ducey Police are searching for witnesses to a crash in late April that left a 63-year-old woman with serious injuries.

Grand Final celebrations in Fremantle

Fremantle Grand Final Celebrations.

Thousands pack Fremantle's coffee strip to support the Fremantle Dockers on grand final day on Saturday, September 28, 2013.

Naked teen Amanda Kelly helped in brutal drug murder of David Houston in Fremantle

Amanda Kelly.

Naked teen Amanda Kelly helped in brutal drug murder of David Houston in Fremantle

WA animal bashings more than double as arrest warrant issued

Bobbi suffered severe injuries as a result of an attack but fortunately has recovered.

Liam Ducey The RSPCA has reported a 100 per cent increase in deliberate animal bashing in the first half of 2014 as an arrest warrant was issued for a Parmelia man that allegedly, repeatedly soccer kicked his...

WA hospital staff to walk off the job

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Hundreds of hospital support workers in Perth will stop work on Tuesday to protest against potential job losses when the new Fiona Stanley Hospital opens.

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Son of 'little girl on Breaksea Island' honoured by international attention

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Liam Ducey When the State Government announced it ha secured funding to bring the world's largest puppet show to Perth for the Perth International Arts Festival next year, no-one was more surprised - or prouder...

Freo export sheep: 'However it died, it died with a lot of force'

Leanne Nicholson The livestock export trade left a gruesome calling card on a busy Fremantle street on Wednesday when a sheep believed to be set for transfer was thrown from a truck and its body pummelled into the...

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WA:Albany cyclists ride for Ryder

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Albany local and avid cyclist Arjen Ryder was enjoying a bike ride in the Netherlands the day before he boarded flight MH17.

Uncanny similarities to horrific death of Mr Ward in 'Sweet One'

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Aleisha Orr An adult fiction book released by a WA author has raised eyebrows over its striking similarities to a horrific death in 2008.

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How much non-fiction can a fiction book contain?

Peter Docker and his book, 'Sweet One'.

Aleisha Orr When is fiction really fiction and when is it actually non-fiction? It’s a question that has popped up in response to a fiction book written in reaction to real life events in the West...

Live music closures not all doom and gloom

The RTRFM Radiothon was held at The Bakery last year.

Liam Ducey The head of the peak body for music in Western Australia has called on the state government to support live music by financially backing a venue, as two long-running local music venues almost...

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Police probe storm link in deaths of Beaconsfield housemates

Police are investigating the deaths of Kyle Scolari and Conor Murphy after Monday's storm in Perth.

Liam Ducey Two men with muscular dystrophy who died after wild weather cut power to their Beaconsfield home, were effectively trapped in their beds, a friend says.

WA Liberals flag sex offender law changes

We need to focus more on what keeps people out of prison, and stops them from returning.

In a tough proposed measure, Western Australia's dangerous sex offenders could have their continuing detention orders reviewed once every five years, instead of annually.