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Re­turn to Aus­tralia: Fr­eycinet 1818 Com­mem­o­rat­ing the 200th anniversary of Louis de Fr­eycinet’s ex­pe­di­tion to Western Aus­tralia on the Uranie, Fr­eycinet 1818 ex­plores the sto­ries be­hind this jour­ney. Ar­riv­ing in Aus­tralia in 1818, Fr­eycinet’s wife, Rose de Fr­eycinet, was able to smug­gle her­self aboard the Uranie, be­com­ing the sec­ond woman to sail around the world and the first to doc­u­ment it. Western Aus­tralian Mar­itime Mu­seum. Victoria Quay, Peter Hughes Drive, Fre­man­tle. Daily, 9.30am-5pm. Free event. In­quiries: 1300 134 081 or on­line. Un­til De­cem­ber 9.

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