3:19pm, Wed 18 Nov 2015
The WA Museum would like to alert people to a scam that was recently reported to Consumer Protection regarding the continuation of people's inscriptions on the Welcome Walls at the Maritime Museum in Fremantle. The scam involved at least two people telephoning a registrant to demand payment of $599 in order to have their plaque secured for a further period of time, as 10 years had passed since the name plaque was first been erected.
11:50am, Mon 15 Oct 2012
- Archival image - Segio de Luyk at Fremantle Harbour.
- Image courtesy of Neerlandia Club.
The ANSWA & Neerlandia invites you to the 1952 Reunion Open Day at Neerlandia
The event is happening 230 Cambridge Street, Wembley on Sunday 28 Oct 2012 10am-4pm.
9:30am, Fri 25 Feb 2011
The Welcome Walls Fremantle and Albany projects are now closed and no further extensions to the walls are planned.
Changes to online database listings on the Welcome Walls website can no longer be accepted, however from 1 April 2011 a ‘comment and responses’ facility will allow registrants and their families to continue to enter additional information to their listings. Please check back for further updates.
9:30am, Thu 27 Jan 2011
The third and final phase of the Welcome Walls project was recently unveiled at the Western Australian Museum – Maritime on Victoria Quay in Fremantle.
Over the next few weeks the Museum will be removing panels from the third stage as part of an ongoing maintenance regime.
The process will involve the application of a wax coating to the panels which will improve the readability of the inscriptions and minimise future cleaning and maintenance requirements.
9:30am, Sun 12 Dec 2010
More than 1,200 people gathered in the grounds of the Western Australian Museum – Albany on Sunday 12 December as Community Services Minister Robyn McSweeney opened a tribute to migrants who came to Australia through the port over the past 180 years.
Minister McSweeney said that people had travelled from far and wide to attend the launch of the Albany Welcome Walls.