Town of East Fremantle

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Town of East Fremantle
Western Australia
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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]

In 1897, the East Fremantle Municipality was gazetted. 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.

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

Suburbs[edit]

Population[edit]

Year Population
1911 3,017
1921 4,423
1933 5,118
1947 6,197
1954 6,372
1961 6,542
1966 6,908
1971 7,325
1976 6,452
1981 6,169
1986 5,678
1991 6,398
1996 6,188
2001 6,327
2006 6,697
2011 6,930

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. ^ WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 3.0), 31 July 2007.

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