Town of East Fremantle

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Town of East Fremantle
Western Australia
East Fremantle LGA WA.png
Population7,376 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density2,380/km2 (6,160/sq mi)
Established1897
Area3.1 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
MayorJim O'Neill
Council seatEast Fremantle
RegionSouth Metropolitan Perth
State electorate(s)Fremantle
Federal Division(s)Fremantle
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WebsiteTown of East Fremantle
LGAs around Town of East Fremantle:
Mosman Park
Fremantle Town of East Fremantle Melville
Fremantle
The East Fremantle Town Hall in November 2011

The Town of East Fremantle is a local government area in the southern suburbs of the Western Australian capital city of Perth, located immediately northeast of the port city of Fremantle and about 17 kilometres (11 mi) southwest of Perth's central business district. The Town covers an area of 3.1 square kilometres (1.2 sq mi), maintains 46 km of roads and had a population of over 7,000 as at the 2016 Census.

History[edit]

The Municipality of East Fremantle was gazetted on 2 April 1897. On 1 July 1961, it became a town following the enactment of the Local Government Act 1960.[2]

Wards[edit]

The town has been divided into four wards, each electing two councillors. Each councillor serves a four-year term, and half-elections are held every two years. The mayor is directly elected. (Needs update for 2019 changes).

  • Preston Point Ward: Michael McPhail (2017) and Julie Amor (2015)
  • Richmond Ward: Tony Watkins (2017) and Maria Rico (2015)
  • Plympton Ward: Jenny Harrington (2017) and Sian Martin (2015)
  • Woodside Ward: Matthew Handcock (2017) and Cliff Collinson (2015)

Suburbs[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1911 3,017—    
1921 4,423+3.90%
1933 5,118+1.22%
1947 6,197+1.38%
1954 6,372+0.40%
1961 6,542+0.38%
1966 6,908+1.09%
1971 7,325+1.18%
1976 6,452−2.51%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1981 6,169−0.89%
1986 5,678−1.65%
1991 6,398+2.42%
1996 6,188−0.67%
2001 6,327+0.45%
2006 6,697+1.14%
2011 6,930+0.69%
2016 7,376+1.26%

Heritage listed places[edit]

As of 2020, 1,126 places are heritage-listed in the Town of East Fremantle,[3] of which fifteen are on the State Register of Heritage Places.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "East Fremantle (T)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Municipality Boundary Amendments Register" (PDF). Western Australian Electoral Distribution Commission. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Town of East Fremantle Heritage Places". inherit.stateheritage.wa.gov.au. Heritage Council of Western Australia. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Town of East Fremantle State Register of Heritage Places". inherit.stateheritage.wa.gov.au. Heritage Council of Western Australia. Retrieved 28 April 2020.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°02′17″S 115°46′05″E / 32.038°S 115.768°E / -32.038; 115.768