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Get out and about at the Fremantle Festival

Thanks to Roel Loopers for giving us a taste of some of the not to be missed events at the Fremantle Festival ( which are summarised here:   Read more


Supporting Women of Note

As part of the Fremantle Festival, Adele was privileged to go along to hear music journalist Rosalind Appleby talk about her  book Women of Note and be entertained by amazing local composers including Cathie Travers. Read more

Closure of Deckchair Theatre a major loss for Fremantle

I have been a long time supporter of the Deckchair Theatre and was sad to hear that it is closing its doors.  Chris Bendall and his creative team produced amazing and inspiring work and will be missed.  The Krakouer production was a favourite for me. Read more

Adele Calls For Government To Stop Playing Politics With Kids Education

Fremantle Independent MP Adele Carles says the government has engaged in outrageous pork barrelling by channelling $80 million into Willetton Senior High School in a bid to retain the seat of Riverton at the next election. Read more

Adele’s comments on the State Budget

Read Adele’s Budget Reply Speech Read more

Deckchair’s New Season Launched

Adele is a long time supporter of Deckchair and was delighted to be at the 2012 season “Dare To Dream”  launch. Read more

Another accolade for local author Kim Scott

Congratulations to Kim on winning Australia’s richest literary award – the 2011 Victorian Prize for Literature – for his wonderful novel, That Deadman Dance.

Adopting a Spare Parts Puppet

Adele Carles adopts a puppet, ‘Match Girl’, to support Spare Parts Puppet Theatre in Fremantle.

Fremantle Poetry Month

Extract from Fremantle Press Blog, 1 June 2011

As Fremantle Poetry Month approaches, we asked some Fremantle people about their favourite poetry, poems and poets. Read more

Gimme Shelter Concert – 19th February

Gimme Shelter is a not-for-profit event with every cent from ticket sales going directly to feed and nurture the homeless. Tickets are dirt-cheap at $25 + booking fee in advance, $35 on the door from, The Fremantle Arts Centre and usual outlets. Under 16s are $10 and kids under 6 are free. Gates open at 5.30pm. Read more

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