council news

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.

Some wins for affordable housing

Submitted by sam on Sat, 17/05/2014 - 08:00

I'm glad to report two small wins in the attempt to preserve affordable housing in Fremantle.

Upgrade High St? Yes, but not at any cost to our health and community!

Submitted by sam on Sat, 30/11/2013 - 08:00

There is widespread support both in the community and on council for a long overdue upgrade of High St; both to address the safety of the intersection with Stirling Highway, and to provide residents on High St with a separated local access road.