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Welcome to Town of East Fremantle

This website is designed to assist local residents, businesses and visitors and will be updated constantly to help keep our community informed.


Recent Headlines
Disruption to Rubbish Collection
Date: 20/8/2014

Following a fatal traffic accident earlier this week in South Australia Cleanaway has suspended rubbish collection services until the entire fleet has undergone a rigorous safety check.

As Cleanaway are contracted to remove refuse within the Town, East Fremantle residents are affected by this disruption.

Council has this afternoon been advised by Cleanaway that they will commence rubbish collection tomorrow (Thursday) and will work through the weekend to clear any backlog.

Residents are therefore requested to place bins out on normal collection days.

Council apologises for the inconvenience.

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Adoption of 2014/15 Budget
Date: 13/8/2014

At a special Council Meeting held on 12 August 2014 Council adopted its 2014/15 budget. The budget included the adoption of a:

  • Residential rate of 5.8277 cents in the dollar of (GRV)
  • Commercial rate of 9.4752 cents in the dollar of (GRV)
  • A minimum residential rate of $881
  • A minimum commercial rate of $1097

These figures equate to an average 5% increase in rates compared with last year.

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Local Planning Strategy and Scheme Amendment
Date: 28/7/2014

The Town of East Fremantle has prepared a Town Planning Review, which has resulted in proposed changes to the Local Planning Strategy (LPS) and the Town Planning Scheme.

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Local Government Reform
Date: 25/7/2014

It is anticipated that the Local Government Advisory Board will make recommendations on the proposals for changes to local government boundaries, to the Minister for Local Government, by the end of August.

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Final Report - East Ftle Oval Recreation Precinct Community Reference Group
Date: 27/6/2014

The Chair of the East Fremantle Oval Recreation Precinct Community Reference Group which was formed in mid 2013 to provide input and feedback to Council on all aspects of the future use of the East Fremantle Oval site, Ms Fiona Winfield, presented the Group's final report to Council at its meeting held on the 17 June 2014.

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Plympton Steps Conservation Works
Date: 6/5/2014

Conservation and remediation works are currently taking place to the Plympton Steps, adjacent to Kitson Park on Riverside Road. These initial works are part of a proposed redevelopment and improvement project to be undertaken in Kitson Park and its surrounds.

Whilst these works are in progress, the steps and surrounding area has been barricaded off to restrict access by members of the public. Your assistance in avoiding the area would be appreciated.

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Native Plant Subsidy
Date: 29/4/2014

East Fremantle residents are able to buy up to 20 subsidised native plants during the month of May.

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Community Sporting Club Equipment Subsidy Scheme
Date: 1/4/2014

The Department of Sport and Recreation is pleased to announce the expansion of the Community Sporting Club Equipment Subsidy Scheme (CSCESS) to the metropolitan area.

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Travel Smart Guide Now Available
Date: 26/2/2014

An updated TravelSmart guide is now available for local residents and visitors to the Fremantle area. It includes up-to-date information on how best to get around East Fremantle by public transport, bicycle or on foot.

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Review of Town of East Fremantle Municipal Heritage Inventory
Date: 14/1/2014

The Town of East Fremantle's list of Heritage Places has been in place for many years and has periodically undergone review. This list is referred to as the Municipal Heritage Inventory (MHI). The MHI assists the Town in managing new developments as well as preserving and adapting significant heritage places for the benefit of East Fremantle as a whole. The MHI does not prevent progress from occurring but rather gives the Town a heritage context in which new Development Applications are considered.

During the course of 2014, the Town of East Fremantle's MHI is to be reviewed. It is anticipated that any changes will be minor in nature, as the reviewal process has been undertaken several times in the past. The purpose of this review is to ensure that all places of heritage significance have been identified within the Town and that places with demolition approval are removed from the MHI. This process aims to culminate in a list that is a sound reflection of what the Town values in terms of its heritage. During this stage, stakeholder consultations will be held, with the outcome being a recommendation to the Town Council together with stakeholders' views on the proposed revised list.

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East Fremantle Oval Recreation Precinct Guiding Principles
Date: 20/11/2013

The East Fremantle Oval Recreation Precinct Community Reference Group (CRG) has endorsed its Guiding Principles, which will be used as the basis for any future plans or proposals put forward by the CRG to Council. 

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George Street Access and Parking Management Plan
Date: 4/9/2013

Council at its meeting held on 16 July 2013 adopted the George Street Access and Parking Management Plan following wide public consultation of the draft plan.

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Local Planning Policy 'Residential Design Guidelines'
Date: 20/3/2013

Council at its meeting held on 19 March 2013 resolved to adopt the 'Local Planning Policy - Residential Design Guidelines' as amended in accordance with Clause 2.4.2 of Town Planning Scheme No 3.

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KidSport Project
Date: 20/3/2012

East Fremantle is now a KidSport Council – Kidsport will make it possible for East Fremantle children to participate in community sport and recreation, no matter their financial circumstances. KidSport will allow eligible youth aged 5-18 years to apply for financial assistance towards club fees. The fees will go directly from the Town of East Fremantle to the registered KidSport clubs participating in the project.

 Kids Project Application Voucher (Pdf 769kb)
 Kids Project Brochure (Pdf 3mb)

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