Here are some photos from the very successful rally today to stop Roe 8 organised by Save Beeliar Wetlands.
A recent article in the Fremantle Gazette gave the impression that Main Roads has rejected the request to decrease speeds on South St. This is incorrect.
There's been a lot of discussion about better public transport for Fremantle and the proposal for a light rail network. But it's just as important to get freight off the roads and on to rail.
The state government has pushed ahead with its plan to privatise the provision of ancillary services at the Fiona Stanley hospital. Their promotional guff claims there is no evidence that privatisation is bad for services or job conditions.
The Warrawee womens refuge recently recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. Did you know that it was the first purpose built refuge in Australia? This is a remarkable tribute to the vision of the councillors and people of Fremantle at the time.
This year's rate rise will be 6.9%. Above inflation increases put a disproportionate burden on people on low incomes and is not something council should do lightly.
Like many of you I was at the Twilight Fair to launch the Hilton Harvest community garden on March 26. What a great event; and what a tribute to the vision, hard work and patience of the Hilton Harvest crew.
The council has qualified for federal black spot funding to put in traffic lights at the Paget-South-Victor St intersection. The exact form the new intersection will take has not yet been decided.
Residents at the Hilton, Samson, and O'Connor precinct groups, and all others that I've spoken to; agree that the speed limit on South St needs to be reduced from 70 to 60 km/h east of Hines Rd.