Economic development

The economic development team is responsible for implementing the City of Fremantle Economic Development Strategy 2015-20 aimed at improving Fremantle's economic prosperity through an increase in the number of people living in, working in and visiting Fremantle. The strategy is broken down into four program areas which the City will be focusing its economic development efforts on for the next five years.Program areas

To see a more in-depth list of projects the City will be carrying out in delivering the economic development strategy view the implementation plan.

Extensive research and analysis was conducted in the forming of the strategy, for more information view the context and analysis document.

We work proactively with representatives of Fremantle's business community, property owners, leasing agents and potential investors in the city. 

What is economic development?

Economic development includes the activities a City undertakes to improve the economic, political and social wellbeing of its people. It results in a stronger city, culturally and socially with lasting prosperity that improves the overall quality of living.

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Useful links

Business Foundations
Fremantle Chamber of Commerce
Fremantle Business Improvement District (BID)
Small Business Development Corporation
Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Property Council Western Australia
fSpace Business Development Program

Contact us

Economic development and marketing
City of Fremantle
Town Hall Centre
8 William Street, Fremantle
edm@fremantle.wa.gov.au
T 08 9432 9999
TTY 08 9432 9777