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Town Hall Reopens Monday 10 May
Posted 30 April 2021 Town Hall Reopens Monday 10 May

Our beautiful and historic Town Hall will reopen to visits from the public from 8.30am on Monday 10 May. In the meantime, our staff are ready to assist you via phone and email.

New Waterwise Policy on Pool and Spa Covers 
Posted 28 April 2021 New Waterwise Policy on Pool and Spa Covers 

The Town of East Fremantle has taken another step towards environmental sustainability by endorsing a new policy requiring all residents of the Town who have new pools and spas to have covers for them.

Notice of Intention to Impose Differential Rates
Posted 21 April 2021 Notice of Intention to Impose Differential Rates

The Town of East Fremantle is in the process of finalising the 2021/22 annual budget. In accordance with Section 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995, The Town invites public submissions in respect of the intention to levy Differential General Rates and Minimum Payments.

Scouts and Council Come Together to Plan Upgrades to Camp Waller Facilities
Posted 21 April 2021 Scouts and Council Come Together to Plan Upgrades to Camp Waller Facilities

A productive meeting was held last week at which the Town of East Fremantle and the Fremantle 1st Scouts began planning upgrades to the facilities at Camp Waller so that Scouting can be enjoyed safely and by more people in the Town in the future.

East Freo Youth Meet Up on Stunning Autumn Day
Posted 21 April 2021 East Freo Youth Meet Up on Stunning Autumn Day

East Fremantle's young people celebrated the last day of the Easter holidays by gathering in Locke Park to try new sports, learn about volunteering and career opportunities and have a lot of fun at the first ever East Freo Youth Meet Up event.

Nominate a Community Champion
Posted 09 April 2021 Nominate a Community Champion

National Volunteer Week (NVW) is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteers. From Monday 17 to Sunday 23 May 2021, NVW will celebrate the significant contribution of Australia’s almost six million volunteers. Each year these volunteers dedicate over 600 million hours to help others. The theme for NVW 2021 is Recognise. Reconnect. Reimagine.

Proposed Zoning Change on Canning Hwy
Posted 08 April 2021 Proposed Zoning Change on Canning Hwy

Amendment 17 Canning Highway between East and Glyde Streets advertised for public comment

We're hiring!
Posted 07 April 2021 We're hiring!

The Town of East Fremantle is now recruiting for a Customer Service Officer - Information Management . Apply now!

Mayor Condemns Tree Terrorism in East Fremantle - Penalties for Offenders
Posted 01 April 2021 Mayor Condemns Tree Terrorism in East Fremantle - Penalties for Offenders and Rewards for Information

The Town of East Fremantle has once again been targeted by tree vandals and is calling on local residents and the general public to help find those responsible, with rewards offered for information leading to successful prosecution.

Footpath Upgrades on Stratford Street
Posted 01 April 2021 Footpath Upgrades on Stratford Street

Residents are advised that the Town is undertaking footpath upgrade works on Stratford Street, on the western side between the Canning Highway intersection and number 11 Stratford Street.

Seniors Stay on their Feet for Longer, Healthier Lives
Posted 25 March 2021 Seniors Stay on their Feet for Longer, Healthier Lives

Residents of East Fremantle, Fremantle and Melville were recently treated to a free “Stay on Your Feet, Give it a Go” day, to help prevent falls in the local community and help older adults stay on their feet.

New Art Installation Coming Soon
Posted 18 March 2021 New Art Installation Coming Soon

A new, quirky and colourful visual feature will be added to the Town of East Fremantle streetscape when our latest public art work is installed on the corner of Silas Street and St Peters Road.

New Legislation - Standards for CEO Recruitment, Performance Review &
Posted 18 March 2021 New Legislation - Standards for CEO Recruitment, Performance Review & Termination

Council at its meeting on 16 March 2021 adopted Standards for CEO Recruitment, Performance Review and Termination.

Main Roads: Swan River Crossings Update
Posted 18 March 2021 Main Roads: Swan River Crossings Update

Planning and development is continuing on the Swan River Crossings project, which will see replacement of the Fremantle Traffic Bridge and construction of a new rail bridge.

Hurricanes Find a New Home in East Fremantle
Posted 18 March 2021 Hurricanes Find a New Home in East Fremantle

An enthusiastic and growing water sports club now finally has a home base at which to stage their activities following a decision by the Town of East Fremantle at their meeting on Tuesday 16 March.

Markyt Community Scorecard - Online Survey Now Open
Posted 12 March 2021 Markyt Community Scorecard - Online Survey Now Open

Markyt Community Scorecard - Online Survey Now Open. Rate your Council in key performance areas so we can continue to improve.

Community Assistance Grants Open Soon
Posted 10 March 2021 Community Assistance Grants Open Soon

The Town of East Fremantle’s Community Assistance Grants Program (CAG) continues to provide an opportunity for local sporting clubs and community groups to build capacity within their club and the community. Applications for 2021-2022 funding will open on Monday 29 March 2021 and close on Monday 24 May 2021, 4pm.

Minister for Planning Approves Roofing 2000 site - Amendment 14
Posted 24 February 2021 Minister for Planning Approves Roofing 2000 site - Amendment 14

The Minister has given final approval to Amendment 14 (Roofing 2000 site) and the Amendment was gazetted on 5 February 2021. The Amendment details are now available for inspection.

Town Adopts New Guide to Urban Style
Posted 16 February 2021 Town Adopts New Guide to Urban Style

The Town of East Fremantle's iconic and eclectic look and feel has been formalised and will be preserved thanks to its Urban Streetscape and Public Realm Style Guide that was adopted in December 2020.

Local Government (Model Code of Conduct) Regulations 2021
Posted 04 February 2021 Local Government (Model Code of Conduct) Regulations 2021

The recently gazetted Local Government (Model Code of Conduct) Regulations 2021 came into effect on 3 February 2021.

Audit Report for Year ended 30 June 2020
Posted 04 February 2021 Audit Report for Year ended 30 June 2020

Council at a Special Council Meeting held on 27 January 2021 examined the Audit Report for the year ended 30 June 2020

East Freo to Convert Waste to Energy Under New Deal
Posted 29 January 2021 East Freo to Convert Waste to Energy Under New Deal

The Town has taken strong action towards securing its sustainable future through a new deal that will see waste converted to energy.

Annual Electors' Meeting and Annual Report 2019-20
Posted 29 January 2021 Annual Electors' Meeting and Annual Report 2019-20

The Annual Electors' Meeting is to be held on Wednesday 24 February and the Town's Annual Report for the 2019-20 financial year is now available

East Freo Oval Redevelopment Business Plan - Have Your Say
Posted 28 January 2021 East Freo Oval Redevelopment Business Plan - Have Your Say

The Town of East Fremantle intends to undertake the redevelopment of the East Fremantle Oval Precinct. The project qualifies as a major land transaction, and therefore a business plan has been prepared which is open for public comment until 31 March 2021.

Annual Electors' Meeting
Posted 28 January 2021 Annual Electors' Meeting

The Town's Annual Electors' Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 24 February 2021 from 6.30pm.

$20 million commitment for East Freo Oval Precinct Redevelopment
Posted 18 January 2021 $20 million commitment for East Freo Oval Precinct Redevelopment

$20 million election commitment secured from both major political parties.

See our revised future vision
Posted 18 December 2020 See our revised future vision

Our new vision for the next ten years (Strategic Community Plan 2020-2030) is now available! Thank you to everyone who helped in refining our priorities for the next decade.

Exciting New Vision for East Freo Oval Supported - Funding Campaign to
Posted 10 December 2020 Exciting New Vision for East Freo Oval Supported - Funding Campaign to Begin Soon

The future redevelopment of East Fremantle Oval got a step closer last night with broad support expressed for Council’s final, detailed vision for the ‘once in a lifetime’ project.

East Fremantle Condemns Acts of Vandalism on Trees - $5,000 Reward for
Posted 09 December 2020 East Fremantle Condemns Acts of Vandalism on Trees - $5,000 Reward for Information Leading to Successful Prosecution

The Town of East Fremantle has condemned the latest incident of street tree vandalism, hoping to deter future destructive acts and is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to a successful prosecution to encourage anyone who may have witnessed the damage to come forward and report it.

Christmas Comes to Glasson Park
Posted 07 December 2020 Christmas Comes to Glasson Park

A community celebration last night culminated with turning on the Christmas lights in Glasson Park. Thank you to the local businesses and volunteers who supported this event.

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