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Fem Book Club – Freshwater | Wednesday 19th May
"I didn't expect to experience such a difference in the culture of our two countries. Initially, in Australia, I was euphoric as everything had this lovely pioneering spirit of mateship and equality."
"In Fremantle, there are so many people to know and to talk to. Some of them are grumpy, some of them are cheerful, and some of them are fussy."
"I’m very optimistic about the future of Fremantle. I think that transformation is really necessary. It’s absolutely essential that we grow and that we change."
Roberto and Matilde Balsamo
"But the day we unveiled the statues—my parents came from Italy for that unveiling—for me, it was touching the hand of glory, you know?"
Centre for Stories