Make Fremantle a place that cares for people and planet

Submitted by sam on Wed, 22/11/2017 - 01:08

I have been returned as a Councillor for Hilton Ward, winning 55.61% of the vote.
A special thanks to all the active supporters of my campaign. It was about making Fremantle a place that cares for people and planet. I hope the win can serve that purpose.

Samson Park not for sale...nor are the moon and the stars!

Submitted by sam on Fri, 06/10/2017 - 13:15

In a recent flyer authorised by former councillor John Dowson, Hilton Ward candidate Catherine Hammond states her opposition to the supposed sale of Samson Park and Samson Recreation Centre. On her Facebook page she suggests houses might be built over the park.

Verge collections, expanded depot drop-off and resource recovery

Submitted by sam on Mon, 04/09/2017 - 00:00

Traditionally Fremantle has done one bulk waste collection per year. Over the last couple of years the City trialled two collections per year. While this provided an obvious convenience it has a downside - the vast majority of the material does not get recycled and goes to landfill.

Rates and Gross Rental Value explained

Submitted by sam on Sun, 03/09/2017 - 00:00

The 2017-18 budget includes a 1.9% increase which while never welcome is less than many other local governments have imposed.

Green streets are cool streets

Submitted by FreoReport on Sun, 25/06/2017 - 10:36

It’s well established that suburbs with lots of trees are much cooler that those without. This image is a thermal imaging map showing the average temperature across Fremantle in January 2015. Obviously places next to the coast are the coolest.