Back to back free Fremantle forums on our City’s future

It is going to be a busy week for those interested in the future of Freo…

Thursday 29th March 7.30pm to 9.00pm

Better Fremantle Forum

Put together by the Fremantle Greens this aims to be a conversation on how to make Fremantle a more vibrant and sustainable city.

Venue: Fremantle Town Hall

Forum panel:

  • Brad Pettitt, Mayor of Fremantle
  • Annie Matan, Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute (CUSP)
  • Roel Loopers, President of The Fremantle Society
  • Scott Ludlam, Greens Senator
  • Emma Powell, The Fremantle Inner City Residents Association
  • Cole Hendrigan, The Fremantle Network.

Facilitator: Martin Drum from Notre Dame University

Format: Each panel member to speak for 2-3 minutes presenting their most important one or two ideas for a better Fremantle. Then we will have 60 minutes of audience questions and comments.

Each panellist wil reflect on the planning principles of Jan Gehl as presented in his book Cities for People (this is well worth a read)

Free entry. No RSVP required

For further information and to pre-select questions or suggestions please contact Rob Delves at


Friday 30th March 5.30pm – 7pm

The Fremantle Network is back with a discussion about plans for the redevelopment of Kings Square.

Venue – Rosie O’Grady’s – in the Claddagh Room

Meet Matthew McNeilly, Managing Director of Sirona Capital – the company that owns the Myer building – and hear about their vision for the Fremantle’s city centre and Sirona’s potential role in its revitalization.

Plus hear from David Shetliffe, who has been working with the City of Fremantle to stimulate economic development and investment with a particular focus on redevelopment of King’s Square.


PS this is a couple of photos from CODA’s deign studio. It was very impressive what the teams came up with:

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