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.

Plan to fix the Freo Station entrance

There is terrible access for buses, pedestrians and cyclist around Fremantle Station.

sam Mon, 27/03/2017 - 00:00
"Zero Tolerance" for begging and street drinking sends the wrong message

At its October meeting the council considered a number of measures proposed as part of the Commun

sam Thu, 29/10/2015 - 14:46
Council votes to relinquish Warrawee Women's Refuge

I'm sad to report that at its April meeting council voted 6 votes to 5 NOT to reapply for state f

sam Sat, 09/05/2015 - 09:16
Some wins for affordable housing

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

sam Sat, 17/05/2014 - 08:00
Submission to the LGAB in support of the retention of the suburb of Samson within the City of Fremantle

Below is my submission to the Local Government Advisory Board regarding the reform of local government boundaries supoorting the retention Samson within the City of Fremantle. Many thanks to the Samson residents whose contributions helped form the document.

sam Wed, 12/03/2014 - 08:00
Politics in the Club: Against Barnett's cuts and privatisation

FreoReport Sat, 08/02/2014 - 11:11
Upgrade High St? Yes, but not at any cost to our health and community!

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.

sam Sat, 30/11/2013 - 08:00