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East Fremantle’s George Street Festival Delivers a Sustainable Street
Posted 07 December 2021 East Fremantle’s George Street Festival Delivers a Sustainable Street Party on a Perfect Summer Afternoon

It was two years in the making, and anticipation was at fever pitch, but East Fremantle’s George Street Festival did not disappoint – it was a huge hit with locals, delivering a Summery, music-filled street party that set new records in sustainability.

Building New Vision for East Fremantle Oval Begins - Funding Secured,
Posted 07 December 2021 Building New Vision for East Fremantle Oval Begins - Funding Secured, Design Team Appointed

The new and exciting vision for East Fremantle Oval will soon take shape with the State Funding agreement and design team appointments in place.

Works Happening at Camp Waller
Posted 07 December 2021 Works Happening at Camp Waller

The Town is undertaking maintenance works in the Camp Waller area to greatly improve the aesthetics and accessibility for all users. We thank you for your understanding and patience during this project.

Christmas and New Year Arrangements
Posted 07 December 2021 Christmas and New Year Arrangements

The Town of East Fremantle Offices will close 24 December (noon) and re-open 10 January. Rubbish collections will be as normal throughout.

We're Hiring
Posted 02 December 2021 We're Hiring

The Town of East Fremantle is hiring for a Communications and Marketing Officer

End of Fashion will Headline East Fremantle’s George Street Festival -
Posted 25 November 2021 End of Fashion will Headline East Fremantle’s George Street Festival - Local, Live and Loud

An event two years in the making will now generate even more excitement and anticipation with the announcement that local music icons End of Fashion will headline the final musical performance of the day at East Fremantle’s George Street Festival.

Roadworks - Resurfacing of Stirling Highway and Marmion Street/Canning
Posted 24 November 2021 Roadworks - Resurfacing of Stirling Highway and Marmion Street/Canning Highway intersections

As part of Main Roads WA's High Street roundabout works, Stirling Highway and Marmion Street / Canning Highway intersections are being resurfaced.

Road Closure - Left Bank Triathlon Sunday 28 November
Posted 23 November 2021 Road Closure - Left Bank Triathlon Sunday 28 November

There will be a full road closure in place for Riverside Road and Preston Point Road on Sunday, 28 November 2021 between the hours of 6:00am-8:30am.

QUARANTINE AREA NOW IN PLACE TO CONTAIN EXOTIC BORER - NOW EXTENDED
Posted 22 November 2021 QUARANTINE AREA NOW IN PLACE TO CONTAIN EXOTIC BORER - NOW EXTENDED

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has extended the quarantine area that includes East Fremantle and 17 other local government areas . A detailed map is available at agric.wa.gov.au/borer

New Library Opens 22 November - Online Survey Open Now
Posted 19 November 2021 New Library Opens 22 November - Online Survey Open Now

Town of East Fremantle residents and property owners are able to access the full suite of services available at the new Fremantle Library in Walyalup Koort, the new Fremantle Civic Centre, from its opening day of 22 November and onwards. To help plan services for you, help us by completing an online survey.

Young People ‘Stamp’ Their Musical Authority on East Fremantle’s George
Posted 18 November 2021 Young People ‘Stamp’ Their Musical Authority on East Fremantle’s George Street Festival

This year, East Fremantle’s George Street Festival will sound fresh and appeal to a whole new audience thanks to a talented line-up of young performers who will take to the Youth Stage.

Pipes For Perth (Water Corporation) Works Begin Soon
Posted 09 November 2021 Pipes For Perth (Water Corporation) Works Begin Soon

Water Corporation will soon commence pipe works in East Fremantle with service locating from Monday 22 November to Friday 17 December 2021, and other works commencing thereafter. Read on for details.

Redevelopment of Royal George Hotel Impacts Locals Town Continues
Posted 05 November 2021 Redevelopment of Royal George Hotel Impacts Locals Town Continues Advocacy, Will Seek Solutions

Following yesterday’s decision by WA Planning Commission (WAPC) to approve the redevelopment of the Royal George Hotel site including refurbishment of the building and the construction of a nine-storey building with 24 apartments at the rear, the Town of East Fremantle has expressed concern about its impact on the area. This approval comes at the end of a long campaign where the Council has fought hard for the best result for the community.

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.

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.

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