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Temporary Road Closures - Biennale
Posted 21 October 2021 Temporary Road Closures - Biennale

To facilitate the set up of the Moombaki event, Fremantle Biennale will be closing the Old Traffic Bridge for the following dates - see below for details.

Election Results in East Fremantle - Tributes to Outgoing Councillors
Posted 21 October 2021 Election Results in East Fremantle - Tributes to Outgoing Councillors Jenny Harrington and Tony Watkins

In the election held on Saturday 16 October 2021, three new Councillors were elected. The Town’s leadership remains constant as Mayor Jim O’Neill was re-elected unopposed, with Cr Tony Natale voted into the position of Deputy Mayor for the term of 2021-2023.

Funding for Perth's First River Bank Pool for Estuarine Creatures in East
Posted 14 October 2021 Funding for Perth's First River Bank Pool for Estuarine Creatures in East Fremantle

The Town of East Fremantle welcomes the announcement by Acting Minister for Environment, Hon Stephen Dawson MLC, of support in the 2021-2022 Riverbank funding round that will assist the Town to support, protect and restore the Swan River foreshore.

Draft Local Planning Strategy
Posted 13 October 2021 Draft Local Planning Strategy

The Town of East Fremantle has prepared a Draft Local Planning Strategy (Draft LPS 2021) to provide strategic direction for future planning and development within the Town over the next 10 to 15 years. It provides a blueprint for the planning and development of neighbourhoods and commercial (activity) centres and informs the preparation of a new Local Planning Scheme No. 4.

QUARANTINE AREA NOW IN PLACE TO CONTAIN EXOTIC BORER
Posted 08 October 2021 QUARANTINE AREA NOW IN PLACE TO CONTAIN EXOTIC BORER

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) declared a level 2 Incident on 8 September 2021 and commenced delimiting surveys to determine the spread of the pest. A Quarantine Area (QA) has been established in East Fremantle, and parts of Fremantle, North Fremantle, Palmyra and Bicton, to help contain the spread of the borer. A detailed map is available at agric.wa.gov.au/borer.

River Funding Welcomed in East Fremantle
Posted 08 October 2021 River Funding Welcomed in East Fremantle

The Town of East Fremantle welcomes the announcement by Acting Minister for Environment, Hon Stephen Dawson MLC, of support in the 2021-2022 Riverbank funding round that will assist the Town to support, protect and restore the Swan River foreshore.

Bulk Waste Collection Begins Monday 11 October
Posted 04 October 2021 Bulk Waste Collection Begins Monday 11 October

Bulk Waste Collection Begins Monday 11 October 2021. Please read the advice below to ensure your unwanted items are collected.

Expressions of Interest Sought from Local Business to Help Build the
Posted 01 October 2021 Expressions of Interest Sought from Local Business to Help Build the Redeveloped East Fremantle Oval Precinct

The Town of East Fremantle is seeking expressions of interest from local businesses to create a register that can be provided to potential tenderers for the construction and future facility operators of the planned redevelopment of the East Fremantle Oval Precinct. It is hoped that this register will be used by tenderers to make contact with local businesses to discuss the opportunity of joining their team as either a subcontractor or once constructed a sub-lessee of the new facilities.

Keeping People and Dogs Safe and Healthy at Richmond Primary
Posted 14 September 2021 Keeping People and Dogs Safe and Healthy at Richmond Primary

To protect the health and safety of staff, students and visitors to Richmond Primary School, dogs are no longer permitted within the boundaries of Richmond Primary School.

Election Day Comes Early for Richmond Primary - Students Learn about
Posted 13 September 2021 Election Day Comes Early for Richmond Primary - Students Learn about Local Government Up Close

Election day came early at the Town of East Fremantle where Charlotte, a Year 6 student of Richmond Primary, was elected as our Junior Mayor for the day and presided over some issues important to her peers.

Jim O'Neill and Andrew McPhail Re-elected Unopposed - Meet the Other
Posted 13 September 2021 Jim O'Neill and Andrew McPhail Re-elected Unopposed - Meet the Other Candidates

Interim results of the 16 October Council election are now in, with Jim O'Neill re-elected as Mayor and Cr Andrew McPhail re-elected to Richmond Ward. Read on to learn about the remaining candidates up for election.

We're Hiring!
Posted 10 September 2021 We're Hiring!

Are you a finance superstar looking for a contract opportunity with our amazing team?

Audit Committee – External Member Expressions of Interest
Posted 10 September 2021 Audit Committee – External Member Expressions of Interest

Expressions of Interest are sought from suitably qualified individuals to be appointed as an external member to Council’s Audit Committee for a period of two years (to coincide with the Council election cycle and appointments to Committees).

Talk of the Town - out now
Posted 07 September 2021 Talk of the Town - out now

Delivered this week, the Talk of the Town includes a special four-page guide to East Fremantle's George Street Festival

Still Time to Design the New Bridge
Posted 02 September 2021 Still Time to Design the New Bridge

East Freo residents are invited have their say on the design of the Swan River Crossings Project via an online survey

East Fremantle’s George Street Festival Sounding Good - RTRFM and Suzette
Posted 30 August 2021 East Fremantle’s George Street Festival Sounding Good - RTRFM and Suzette Collective to Deliver Live Music and Broadcast

East Fremantle’s George Street Festival Sounding Good - RTRFM and Suzette Collective to Deliver Live Music and Broadcast

Local Government Ordinary Elections - Call for Nominations
Posted 23 August 2021 Local Government Ordinary Elections - Call for Nominations

Nominations for the positions of Mayor and four Councillors opened on 2 September 2021. Find out more

Latest E-news Out Now
Posted 13 August 2021 Latest E-news Out Now

Read all the latest info about Perth's most liveable Town in our monthly e-news, out now.

New Trees Make East Freo Greener, Cooler and More Inviting
Posted 12 August 2021 New Trees Make East Freo Greener, Cooler and More Inviting

East Fremantle will soon become greener, cooler and more inviting as the Town undertakes tree planting in reserves and parks to increase urban greening.

Interested in Standing for Council in East Fremantle?
Posted 10 August 2021 Interested in Standing for Council in East Fremantle?

Come and find out what is involved in standing for East Fremantle Council in the 2021 local government elections, the role of councillors and the mayor, and how to submit your nomination at this information session on Tuesday 31 August 2021 at 6pm.

Royal George Hotel - Update
Posted 06 August 2021 Royal George Hotel - Update

At its most recent meeting, Council decided to make a submission to the State Development Assessment Unit/WA Planning Commission (SDAU/WAPC) on the development application for the Royal George Hotel site.

Local Government Elections are Coming - Is Your Enrolment Current?
Posted 01 August 2021 Local Government Elections are Coming - Is Your Enrolment Current?

Local Government Elections for the Town of East Fremantle will take place on 16 October 2021. Is your enrolment up to date? The electoral role closes at 5pm on 27 August 2021 - update your details now.

East Fremantle Oval Redevelopment Plan Progressing -  Local Business
Posted 25 July 2021 East Fremantle Oval Redevelopment Plan Progressing - Local Business Invited to Partner on Delivery

Plans for the redevelopment of East Fremantle Oval are a step closer to fruition as Premier McGowan confirms funding commitment and the Town of East Fremantle finalises a tender for the management of the project, with an announcement expected within a fortnight.

Fremantle Traffic Bridge Works
Posted 19 July 2021 Fremantle Traffic Bridge Works

Routine inspection work is being undertaken on Fremantle Traffic Bridge from Monday 19 July for up to six weeks.

Council Considers Submission on Royal George Hotel Redevelopment
Posted 16 July 2021 Council Considers Submission on Royal George Hotel Redevelopment

At the Ordinary Council Meeting on Tuesday 20 July 2021, the Town of East Fremantle will consider a submission on the proposed redevelopment at the Royal George Hotel site.

Support for Small Businesses Affected by Lockdown
Posted 12 July 2021 Support for Small Businesses Affected by Lockdown

The State Government is offering support for small businesses affected by recent lockdowns. Read on to find out if you are eligible to apply.

Restrictions Eased From Monday 12 July
Posted 12 July 2021 Restrictions Eased From Monday 12 July

From Monday 12 July, many of the restrictions in place relating to COVID-19 have been eased. Visitors to Town Hall are no longer required to wear masks.

We're hiring!
Posted 08 July 2021 We're hiring!

The Town of East Fremantle is looking for an HR Coordinator and a Community Care Compliance Officer to join our team.

East Fremantle Budget Prioritises Sustainability, Healthy Living and
Posted 17 June 2021 East Fremantle Budget Prioritises Sustainability, Healthy Living and Vibrancy

The Town of East Fremantle’s 2021/22 Budget was adopted this week, with investments being made to ensure the Town prioritises and addresses what is important to the East Fremantle community. To allow us the opportunity to be more sustainable to promote active recreational pursuits, address environmental concerns, maintain and enhance our river with green space enhancements, sensible development and heritage protection.

Talk of the Town - out now
Posted 16 June 2021 Talk of the Town - out now

The latest edition of the Town's printed newsletter, Talk of the Town, is being distributed this week.

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